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Galveston - Rainforest Cafe - Galveston, Galveston, TX

Rainforest Cafe - Galveston

4.3
4.3
212 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Part adventure, part restaurant and wholly entertaining for the entire family, the Rainforest Cafe captures the magic of a real tropical rainforest with its cascading waterfalls, lush vegetation, animatronic wildlife, and simulated rainstorms.

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Booked 38 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Comfort Food, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (409) 744-6000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Catering made easy with EZ Cater! Orders can be made for delivery or pickup. You can view our menus and pay online!

  • Private party facilities

    Be the king or queen of the jungle! Celebrate your next birthday with the Wild Bunch and you'll enjoy the royal treatment - an incredible feast, unexpected treats, and an overall WILD time. Birthday bashes are for parties of 10 or more. For birthday bash’s under 10 people, please call the restaurant phone number and ask to speak with our friendly tour guides to better assist you.

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Menu

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What 212 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Houston

    Kid Friendly

  • Galveston

    Good for Groups

  • Galveston

    Special Occasion

  • Galveston

    Most Booked

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  1. MR

    MeghanR

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall2food1service4ambience3

    The food was horrible! We all left hungry. It cost $200 for a group of 5 (2 adults 3 kids). They even let someone pet dog come into the restaurant! Overall we will never go back again!

  2. S

    Stephanie

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, great service and a great atmosphere 😊

  3. J

    Jade

    Houston

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience3

    My kids really enjoyed it today. They were all smiles and it was just a great experience. The only complaint is my request wasn’t honored. But it was no big deal once I saw my kids smiles and enjoying themselves. we still had fun.

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Food, service, and atmosphere was great! Only complaint was seats were well worn and uncomfortable.

  5. CR

    CourtneyR

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience2

    Food was gross and over priced. Denny’s has a better steak, ribs were dry and tasteless. Over all waste of money and time. I have paid less at very fancy restaurants, this was gross.

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    My two year old loved the ambiance and my mother in law enjoyed reliving what it was like to take my husband when he was young. The waiter we had we very friendly and made small talk as well. The wait staff was very pleasant while we made my daughter a bear and they also were helpful with my mother in law when we tried to get off and on the ride below the restaurant.

  7. WD

    WilliamD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I enjoyed this restaurant, the atmosphere is nice. my kid really loved all the animals and trees and the ride they had... oh and watching the volcano was fun.... food was pretty good id say maybe a bit pricy but good taste and considering all they have going on in there honestly the price is not bad but yeah just dont expect anything to be cheap lol.... also its been a while since id had a server that didnt make me regret going to the restaurant so that was nice, cheers to the server for being nice and awesome he even went out of his way to get my son a new flat coin ( you can squish a penny and it has a design), cause my kid lost his, overall great fun experience and good food fantastic service. 10/10 would highly recommend to anyone just looking for a nice fun relaxing place to eat.

  8. TS

    TabithaS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Very fun place to eat !!! Food was amazing ! Needs more workers the wait to get on water ride was crazy no one at register. Overall would definitely go back. Food wonderful!!! Great experience

  9. LW

    LuanaW

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Nice place to eat and enjoy scenery. Had a big store inside also.

  10. SJ

    SarahJ

    Cumbria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great decorations and animatronics. Service was excellent. Good variety on menu.

  11. P

    Pancity

    Austin

    7 reviews

    1.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience2

    The worst food at the most expensive prices ever! Really not a good place.

  12. KM

    KamalM

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5

    Awesome place to eat just a little bit of noise but that’s okay.

  13. RS

    RandiS

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I always love coming to Rainforest Cafe whenever we visit Galveston. Our waiter Anton was superb! Food was great as always, and of course the atmosphere is so fun!

  14. N

    Neles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2022

    overall4food2service4ambience4

    Mine opion the foodprocessor could be better for the adults. You had to chew 50 times on the beef, but for the kids it was great

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great place to take the kids or just to dine. Food was great. Drinks weak, but tasty. Great gift shop Love the atmosphere

  16. JL

    JimmyL

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our table was ready within 10 minutes of our reservation time. Our waiter did a good job. The only issue, was that I put in a Special Request that I was celebrating my spouses birthday. It was not acknowledged. Overall it was good

  17. P

    Pjay

    San Antonio

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience3

    Front of the house are rude and treated customers like cattle. Will never come back.

  18. RW

    RebeccaW

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall2food5service4ambience4

    Would have like to had a table by one of the fish tanks or somewhere other than by the kitchen. With little ones it would have been nice. But overall food and service was good.

  19. CS

    CaSondraS

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    Great place to go for Atmosphere but food prices are extremely high. Service was incredible.

  20. RN

    RN954RN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My kids loved it! Amazed with all the animals. Food was great too! Very family friendly.

  21. SC

    ShannonC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Cute way to spend my son’s 9th birthday while on our family vacation

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely awesome!

  23. T

    Trina

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was my husband and I first time and we were celebrating his birthday

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience4

    It would be really nice if the greeters who sits you at your table we’re a little more polite I noticed this as a trend. It’s a huge difference between the wait staff and the hostess and there should not be that big of a discrepancy. The wait staff is always above and beyond

  25. IA

    IsraelA

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Didn’t follow none of the instructions I asked when I reserved the table

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience2

    Terrible food and drinks consistently across the table, staff was kind but they have to work on their food and drinks if they're going to continue charging that much.

  27. E

    Erika

    Salt Lake City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    This is a fun place to come with the family especially kiddos. Food was better than expected and portions are large.

  28. MW

    MartaW

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience1

    Fun place to visit but way too noisy for our group. The staff was very friendly and helpful but we didn’t stay to eat.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Day in Galveston with my best friend. We loved the elephants right by our table. Our waiter was a class act. His name was Ugi. Surely not spelled correctly by me. I had the salmon and shrimp. My friend had the arugula flatbread. My friend has a shellfish allergy and she told our waiter. He immediately returns with a kitchen chef that said he would specifically fix her food and make sure no cross contamination happened. Then he delivered her food personally while Ugi brought mine. Talk about impressed!! We were with this excellent service and attention to detail. The food was excellent. We also went on the adventure ride and loved it.

  30. W

    Wendell

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We booked a weekday reservation for my daughter's birthday and we were very impressed. Our waiter, Christian, went above and beyond to make sure we were well taken care of for over an hour. The appetizer came before the meal, food was delicious, and we all loved the lava volcano cake. The restaurant appeared clean and the staff was friendly. Prices are a little high for adult meals, but the kids meals were very reasonable. I didn't really mind the price since it was a special occasion and the amazing ambience and theme of the restaurant makes up for it. I will be returning in the future.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    Way over priced, good was just ok, except the chicken fried chicken, the fried part was not attached to the chicken and bland , the coconut shrimp didn’t taste like coconut

  32. JF

    JacquelineF

    East Texas

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Reservations are a MUST! We were able to skip the long line at the hostess stand. We had excellent service and yummy food. The ambience is always fun!

  33. DL

    DavidL

    Phoenix

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 25, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The most unusual unique dining experience ever. Fun place. Fascinating decor - huge fish tanks, other jungle features. Great place.

  34. NW

    NotWorthIt

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 21, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience2

    In spite of making a reservation, we were seated on the edge of the restaurant away from the jungle experience. There were no animals near us and a cold mist was spraying on us that smelled so strongly of chlorine that we could hardly stand it. We asked to be moved and we were told we couldn’t. We could not smell any restaurant food whatsoever- just chlorine. We were so far from the fun rainforest area that the guy making balloon animals never came near our table. The restaurant was very cold and other customers had to wear sweatshirts, jackets, and sweaters even though it was t-shirt weather outside. The hostesses were even wearing layers over their work clothes. The food was great and the server was excellent. In short, we were freezing, breathing chlorine, and not in the rainforest. The good food and service couldn’t make up for the awful environment.

  35. AD

    AnnelleD

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing staff. Amazing food. Great visit. Would definitely recommend

  36. JS

    JesseS

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our server was excellent and the experience was awesome. Great fun for our kid. The use of the online reservation helped us skip the line.

  37. MC

    MaricarC

    Houston

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    The kids loved everything about the place! Food were ok but way over priced. I guess you’re paying for the ambiance. Nonetheless my kids had a fun day!

  38. KT

    KymberlyT

    Houston

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience4

    Food was awful! The “salsa” for the nachos was cold Pace picante sauce out of a jar. The kids pizza looked like a frozen pizza heated up. Not worth the money at all! We left and went to Sonic and had better food.

  39. ND

    NicoleD

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service and food. Great family experience

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Wasn’t bad.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Rainforest Cafe - Galveston using the Order Online button. Rainforest Cafe - Galveston also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Rainforest Cafe - Galveston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (409) 744-6000.

Rainforest Cafe - Galveston is rated 4.3 stars by 212 OpenTable diners.

Rainforest Cafe - Galveston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 38 times today
Google Map for Rainforest Cafe - Galveston

5310 Seawall Blvd, Ste A Galveston, TX 77551

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Galveston

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Comfort Food, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Takeout, Wine

  • Phone number

    (409) 744-6000

  • Catering

    Catering made easy with EZ Cater! Orders can be made for delivery or pickup. You can view our menus and pay online!

  • Private party facilities

    Be the king or queen of the jungle! Celebrate your next birthday with the Wild Bunch and you'll enjoy the royal treatment - an incredible feast, unexpected treats, and an overall WILD time. Birthday bashes are for parties of 10 or more. For birthday bash’s under 10 people, please call the restaurant phone number and ask to speak with our friendly tour guides to better assist you.

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