Loch Bar-Houston

4.6
335 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Welcome to Loch Bar - Houston!

Located River Oaks District, Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern featuring one of the area’s largest raw bar and seafood menus. The food menu is complemented by a wide selection of local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails and one of Texas’ most substantial whiskey lists. Loch Bar also features live music 7 days a week!

Loch Bar’s menu incorporates some of the East Coast’s most popular seafood dishes while utilizing local and Gulf seafood. The Loch Bar beverage program centers around one of the region’s largest whiskey lists, in addition to dozens of local craft beers and expertly crafted cocktails.
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.6
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4.3
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipTanya
Houston
23 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Quaint restaurant. Food was so good. We had a 6:30 reservation and noticed the crowd starts to change around 8pm.

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vipLenaH
Houston
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I couldn’t get certain items from menu due to the item being unavailable but accommodations were made.

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vipDisappointedDiner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lively experience and great food!

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rich
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place nice ambiance. Excellent food. Really good service.

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LaurenceT
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

They could use better outdoor heaters.

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vipKirk
Houston
45 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Service with Tia and ambiance were great oysters and deviled eggs were perfect. Crab cakes were ok but fish and chips were terrible. I ate 1 tasted rubbery. Manager took the plate away and we never saw him again. We will try Loch again

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TrentM
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service1ambience5

The waiter was Terrible had to ask other waiter for Service.

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vipMelM
Houston
25 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My salad was quite fresh and savory.

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KellyP
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Terrific food!!
Server was pleasant and attentive. The kitchen seemed somewhat slow considering there were only two other tables occupied.
I’d go back!

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PhilB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The host ladies and floor Managers were exceptional.

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vipMichaelD
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice place. Great service and food is good for the most part. Nice selection of Scotch, albeit a bit over priced.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Friends bday

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vipTorG
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and wine by the glass recommended by waitress

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vipMonicaG
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jordan is amazing!! Did NYE here and it was great. They had a midnight champagne toast and confetti and hats for all. Loch Bar has great drinks and food and they made an already great atmosphere nice and festive but not overcrowded for NYE.

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RenikeM
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We were there for new years eve. We enjoyed ourselves and highly recommend.

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vipdavidc
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice NYE dinner here. Food, service, ambience and price were all perfect. I would've eaten there again the next day if I could have!

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vipValerieH
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

For NYE the service was so-so. The prices for the products are a bit much- crab cakes are very good but the price is outrageous. Overall a 7 out of 10.

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AngelaB
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food is amazing! Highly recommend for seafood lovers.

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AnnB
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The service was outstanding, from hostess to bartender to our server. The wine sommelier helped us select a great choice. We had all-you-can-eat stone crab claws.. a lady who cracked them got carried away, however.. and the shells were broken into tiny bits, and some were inedible. The chef needs to train her that a couple firm whacks with the handle of a knife or spoon are enough to help to remove the delicious (and expensive) crab meat. Our first time at Loch Bar- next time we’ll be back for $1 oysters!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my birthday here during brunch time with my family.
Great service and great food!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent

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vipLeslieK
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a great time. Food was great as well as the vibe. Highly recommended

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NormalEater
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am a big fan of Loch Bar. I have been a few times, the food is always fresh and great. They have a variety of seafood for guests who like different things. They had live music on Thursdays i believe which was really nice. I always know if i bring guests here they will have a great memory and a delicious mean.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jordan is the best waitress ever

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AnnaD
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for an anniversary date. We sat at the bar for their happy hour options. They treated us with champagne to toast our celebration which was really sweet. The food was delicious and the $1/oyster happy hour deal is just too good to not do again!

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Cheatday
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I went back for the grilled cheese sandwich with jumbo lump crab added. But instead of jumbo crab pieces, I received stringy bits of crab. I was disappointed for sure

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vipNicoleL
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was just ok! Brussel sprouts were amazing. My mimosa wasn't good, had to send bak. Will give another try when I return to Houston.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It was nice, waitress took a while to check on us between everything causing us to be late to our next destination but the birthday meal turned out okay

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vipchularanch
Houston
190 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All-you-can-eat Stone Crab claws were out of this world delicious. Polite, friendly service.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the overall dining experience! From the ambience to the food and everything in the middle. The staff is top notch and the drinks are stellar.

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LadyLou
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Excellent location in the heart of Galleria area/River Oaks District. The food and menu have limited options. The food was slightly above average, but not worth the expensive prices. I would not return for a meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the food was great

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great music - Stevie mathew is an awesome singer

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AprilSuperWoman
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great drinks, great food and great service!

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ShawnS
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience5

We visited Loch Bar on a Thursday evening and were greeted pleasantly. The menu was impressive although services was lackluster. Our server, (Lamonte) I believe?? was preoccuppied with his female colleague seen hugging them multiple times. I have to called the hostess over to get his attention to ask questions about the menu. Other times, we felt rushed and his demeanor was not very welcoming. We ordered appetizers (Lobster sliders and Fried Oysters) which were great! For the entree, we ordered the Red snapper with basmati and short ribs both of which were tasty. I noticed one manager with a limp visited every table except ours to check on the experience however another well dressed gentlemen popped over to compliment and ask how our experience was. If it weren't for the service, I would have rated the experience higher. Note to management, don't selectively choose which tables to visit.

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vipchularanch
Houston
190 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Loch Bar advertised "All You Can Eat Stone Crab Claws" on Tuesday nights in December, but didn't honor the ad. Worst customer service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We went there to try the “All you can eat stone crabs” every Tuesday in December however, to our dismay they ran out of the stone crab one hour into our meal and it took a while to get a refill since they were backed up. They should plan accordingly if they are going to advertise it all over social media.

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vipBillL
Houston
82 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was good. Service (Tiaira) was excellent. Enjoyed.

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vipMzHemphillRDH
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated anniversary with friends

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ScottT
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My new GO TO

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Loch Bar-Houston is rated 4.6 stars by 335 OpenTable diners.

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