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Rainforest Cafe

5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
+1 409-744-6000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“volcano dessert” (35 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here last night and the staff is super super friendly. The food was ok nothing big to talk about but it was all hot and fresh.

Thank Corey N Shannon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's like every other Rainforest cafe. Impressive. Fun for the kids. But the service was just ok, and the food just ok. Definitely not a good value. But the volcano exterior was fun.

Thank staratx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 8 of us for dinner and drinks and only 5 other tables of people in the restaurant, The waiter took our food orders and repeated them back to us and all was right. Some 30 minutes later our food was served. Three of...More

Thank judipearson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big tourist trap but fun for the kids. Food was just average. The place is designed nice with a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank wkpack2
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My chili’s burger was better and way cheaper. But the ambiance was great and I enjoyed the ride. Their souvenirs were good and cool. Enjoyed the service except for the foreign language between the servers

Thank Estefana H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast!!!! Food was a little pricey. You are definitely paying for the experience. The food and drinks were not memorable, but the experience was. The atmosphere was great. They covered every little detail with the animals and trees. Our server was...More

Thank unknown5300
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited and Megan was our "safari guide". She was very helpful with food suggestions. She was always there to make sure we were doing good and was quick with the service. My daughters loved the atmosphere which was a lot of fun, my wife...More

Thank jasonmJ6960UM
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The menu has gotten smaller and a lot more expensive since the last time I've been in a Rainforest Cafe. The staff was not as attentive as in the past and I do not know if was because of the hour, 2030, or because of...More

Thank MJ78239
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good not very busy but we were here doing non-peak tourist season, the server was extremely attentive

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Food is not good at all. I have been several times (to different locations, Katy, Galveston, San Antonio) and they all have below-average food. The atmosphere is so much fun - but only once. Then, you're paying alot for not-so-great food. My children love it,...More

Thank M P
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Nearby Attractions
The Seawall
2,280 reviews
.28 km away
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351 reviews
.85 km away
Galveston Island Convention Center
66 reviews
.21 km away
NOAA Fisheries Service Galveston Laboratory
33 reviews
.84 km away
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Ruby H
25 October 2017|
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Response from ktyler4972 | Reviewed this property |
The only issue I had at Rainforest Cafe Galveston was with that someone changed the tip amount on my receipt before finalizing my payment. I supposed that someone didn't realize that now days people get phone notifications... More
Gavin K
20 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do. I haven't seen anything on the menu about it but I do not know for sure.
24 September 2016|
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Response from Janeylynn65 |
Where can I see the prices on the food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-6000
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