Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - The Woodlands
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - The Woodlands

Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - The Woodlands

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tommybahama.com/cafe
  • Phone: (281) 292-8669
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Tuesday: 11:00am-10:00pm

    Wednesday & Thursday: 11:00am-11:00pm

    Friday & Saturday: 11:00am-12:00am

    Island Time Happy Hour 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Jay Potterfield
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Off site catering is available for corporate or private events.
  • Entertainment: Nightly entertainment: Sunday-Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 6:00pm-11:00pm.
  • Special Events: Visit us for Island Time for great deals on appetizer small plates, signature drinks, beer, and wine 4-6pm Everyday.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lake Woodlands Dr
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - The Woodlands
Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and good food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life. For more information: www.tommybahama.com.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - The Woodlands reviews from OpenTable diners
134 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (76)great for lunch (68)vibrant bar scene (53)neighborhood gem (52)special occasion (50)good for groups (49)fit for foodies (46)hot spot (43)late-night find (30)scenic view (28)romantic (15)great for brunch (14)kid-friendly (14)notable wine list (9)Show More
  • Another great meal
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 11/24/2014
    New server today and as always great service. Of course the food is great as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was disappointed in my crab and avocado salad.
    LindaRVIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The crab in the salad tasted like it was canned and there was very little avocado in the salad. I would not recommend this dish. The others at my table seemed satisfied with their entrees.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    Aneater
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Great food as always but a little noisy. I could barely hear the other two people at the table.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Appetizers!
    Foodie
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    My friend and I were there for lunch. We ordered appetizers. The crab cakes are really fresh and great as usual. The slaw dressing was different and we preferred the other. The best was the Smoked Bacon with goat cheese, truffles arugula topped with pickled watermelon radishes. These were wonderful! I'm a foodies and I love that the chef tries new dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2 times this week
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    Brought guest this time and they loved it. New waiter same result. Great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Expectations- not so much
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    My friend and I stopped in for a light lunch one Sunday afternoon. I had made a res, we were greeted pleasantly and immediately seated. Waitress greeted us promptly and beverages/bread brought out timely. We had several questions about the menu, ie what type of fish used in "fish" dishes? To my surprise, the standard is basa fish. Really? I had expected a much better fish for the price of the dishes. I passed on that one and indulged with the crab bisque and single crab cake. Bisque was mediocre- more cream than crab. I ate the crab cake only because I was super hungry, wondering why I was wasting my calories. Very "bready" and tasted like it may have been previously made (or frozen out of a box). Ugh. Overall, pleasant ambience and good staff. Food- not so much.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time and great staff
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Got a new server Kyle today for our group and as usual great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tried and True
    CGvisitorVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    we moved to The Woodlands just over a year ago. Discovered Tommy Bahama's and been going there fairly regularly. We've taken all our family friends, business colleagues, visiting relatives, kids' friends, etc and everyone loved the food every time. we love TB!!!!! it's the best restaurant on Market Street.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Live Music??
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    As much as I enjoy both the retail and restaurant parts of Tommy Bahama, the live music is obnoxious and quite frankly, will stop us from going on weekend evenings. Not only is the person terrible, his music is piped everywhere and even the staff dreads hearing it (i know because I asked).....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing
    Texas
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The restraunt is full of great food and drinks. The music and atmosphere puts you on the edge of an island. Its beautiful and would highly recommend to anyone who wants something delicious
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Outstanding!
    Ruffus06
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We have been to Tommy Bahama's many times and they consistently provide excellent food and service. Everything on the menu is wonderful and always perfectly prepared and presented. You must try the coconut shrimp appetizer and the shrimp and scallops entree - you won't be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent cocktails & food
    BeachLover55
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I have enjoyed cocktails and great food at Tommy Bahama's in The Woodlands, TX for many years. The Happy Hour bar food and cocktails are a real treat. The food is goo, I enjoy the live music in the bar and of course the outdoor dining experience in Market Street. I meet friends there often and plan special occasion celebrations there whenever possible. I love the beach atmosphere, attire and amenities of the shop and menu variety
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall very enjoyable.
    Hank
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    We had reservations for lunch which I needed to change twice. They were very accommodating and spot on service when we arrived. The food was very good. The wine list could have had a few more less expensive offerings. We requested a booth and we all found the hard wooden seats difficult to handle for an hour and a half lunch. Overall we had a very nice experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, drinks and service
    Food4thoughtVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    We ate outside on a perfect fall day. Our server was on top of things, she made great recommendations but was not pushy. We tried the goat cheese appetizer, Yum! The drinks here are always tasty and they have some unique choices as well. The food arrived hot and timely. They had live music which was piped out to the patio, what a nice treat. This is one of our favorite places to eat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Feels like we are Hawaii...
    Give
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Great food... great outdoor dining! Fish tacos are my favorite...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently average
    Windstorm494VIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Friends of mine really like going here but I always find everything average and end up disappointed in the service and food for the price I pay. This restaurant falls into the Woodlands trap of charging upscale prices for ordinary food
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • josie
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We wanted to dine at a place with good patio dining. We also wanted food that was prepared a littlle differently and was presented well along with being delicious. These three things are sometimes hard to accomplish in many restaurants, but Tommy Bahama's delivered on everything. The wait staff was attentive, but not overly, which we like. This was a very good experience for us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great as usual
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    weekly visit was great as usual, new server that was great as well
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Del2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    It was very busy and loud. The food was good but somewhat overpriced.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Island paradise
    TxfoodVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Love love Tommy Bahama restaurant. Always our "go to" spot when we've had a long week. Food is great, drinks (from mango tea to beer to cocktails) are fantastic, service is wonderful, and atmosphere is fun. Perfect spot for a family or a date or a group get together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch
    MsKimberly
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Patio dining was the perfect start to a new week. Enjoyed lunch!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood favorite
    CathyB
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food is consistent and usually service is good. This evening our waitress was friendly and outgoing but slow on the order process, didn't keep our water full nor did we get timely refills on cocktails. Not as good as usual.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • consistently good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Tommy b's is always a good bet. Their ambiance, the food and the service make it one of my local favorites.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is always but very noisy
    GoodEats
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We live this place and love that they have live music but their amps are so loud you can't even here yourself think - we were in the dining room and the musician was set in the bar. What was more concerning was that we brought this to our waitresses attention and she had told us a lot of her customers had the same complaint but nothing was done about it. Aside from that the food was outstanding as usual but also as usual the service was noticeably slow, and thanks to the loud music we could barely hear her when she did come.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoy Tommy's atmosphere
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We ere regulars here. We enjoy the food, atmosphere and the wait staff is great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud Atmosphere and Average Food
    luv2eat
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The restaurant was very cold with both the air conditioning going, the ceiling fans going & the outside temperature being more chilly than usual & the doors were open. The noise level was very high, so much so that we could barely carry on a conversation. The atmosphere is very casual despite the high prices. For an appetizer we had the tuna poke. The tuna was so saturated with soy sauce and other ingredients that I could not taste the tuna and the high amount of vinegar & soy sauce caused a horrible reaction with hives on my lips (which I only get from extreme salt/vinegar). The snapper tasted very fishy. Spouse enjoyed the Sanibel chicken immensely. Broccolini was bland, almond rice was tasty. Cinnamon butter for the bread was yummy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kristin made it right.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We had an issue with table not bring set up even with a call in advance, and a visit to the hostess 15 minutes before our reservation. Salt in ice tea, and our server didn't apologize, simply says "it's just ice tea no need to get upset." I spoke to manager Kristin and she apologized and made things right. We normally have a wonderful experience here so hope it's better next time.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hint on your reservations
    TheRev
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    When we got there people had been waiting for 30 minutes (they did not have reservations) for a table on the outside "Patio". At the same time the "Veranda" had empty tables. The Veranda is actually a more pleasant place to eat. It is covered, air conditioned, protected from the elements, yet with large open areas that can be closed with inclement weather. Remember - there is no quality restaurant in Houston that will keep a table empty for 30 minutes or more so that you can immediately be seated on a weekend evening during prime time. Chill out, have a seat in the bar, listen to the live music. Your reservation will put you at the front of the line but no restaurant will kick people out of their table when you arrive so be realistic
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Second time this week
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Ate here for second time this week. Love the food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Got a new server and again the service was great. Food was great as usual. Tenderloin salad!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice surprise
    PICKYVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    First, I didn't know that Tommy had restaurants and second, I don't usually like chains, but this was a nice surprise. I grabbed a reservation for a group of co-workers on an out-of-town trip and everyone was pleased, even the crabby ones! Good food and a nice outdoor Caribbean feel.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Al Fresco Lunch
    SweetTooth
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Nice lunch on Tommy's outdoor patio. Service could not have been better. Crab cakes were good (altho a tad bit soggy) and the mango iced tea always hits the spot.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TKSDBlack
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I had made a reservation and when we arrived we were promptly seated which is awesome because I have made reservations at other places in the past and still had to wait but not here!! We went with recommendations from the waiter for dinner blackened fish tacos which were so fantastic and then had a special which included goat cheese that was to die for, a salad which was just average, a small filet with potatoes and broccoli - the filet was very soft and easy to eat could've used more flavor but it was fine and then ended with chocolate cake. It was a great date night with my hubby!!! Will for sure be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful food, terrific service.
    Nomadladymedic
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    As we entered the restaurant the island feel and ambiance were immediate. We were taken to a table near the outdoor seating area with a nice view. Our server Teresa was very polite and informed us about the menu and the items on the menu that she favors. She also advised us on what to stay away from due to the fact that I have a couple of allergies to certain ingredients. We ordered appetizers and then the main course and desert too. Everything exceeded our expectations and was absolutely delicious. We had to take part of my husband's desert to go. The price for two people with drinks, appetizers, and desert was quite fair for the area and the quality. It should go without saying that we will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was poor
    Gbunny69
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We ordered mustard when we placed our order for hamburgers. We got our food but no mustard. We ordered it again and didn't receive it until we were finished eating. There was no waitstaff present. Overall the food was good but service was very poor.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RWB1
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Tommy Bahamas is a great escape without leaving the neighborhood. It's got a tropical vibe and the food and drinks are always excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another weekly visit
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Fortunate to get one of our favorite waiters, Andrew. Service and food were great as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd time this week
    DrKoVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    2nd time this week with clients. Tenderloin salad was great and Andrew our server was great as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Island Atmosphere
    ThenaugVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Fun and enjoyable, as much for vibe than anything else.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kansas
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    As always, food and service were fabulous! For any occasion it always works for me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet