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Rainbow Lodge

) #41 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston $$$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
+1 713-861-8666
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“venison” (25 reviews)
“wild game” (39 reviews)
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11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience, from completing our last minute booking (literally called while we were on the way over and they were happy to accommodate us) to exceeding our culinary expectations. We started with the "taste of the wild" appetizer which had venison with chimichurri...More

Thank awinters123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday brunch at Rainbow lodge on our anniversary weekend. The lodge is a quaint cabin with different little rooms & nooks. Very unique, comfortable, and set back beside Buffalo Bayou. We were seated in a little private nook with a table for 2....More

Thank MMTexasGal
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

We are happy you joint us, thank you for your feedback it help us improve

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

There is no shortage of good places to eat here in Houston, but what about a venue that has a real character outside and in, that's a bit more of a challenge. So where to head for date night? After a bit of a search...More

Thank Ashley R
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you we really appreciate your feedback, see you again soon

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Even though its called Rainbow Lodge, if you haven't been there before, its hard to wrap your head around an old log cabin restaurant decorated with hunting and fishing paraphernalia centrally located in the heart of Houston, and as one should anticipate the menu is...More

Thank V_S_Salcedo
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

We are glad everyone had a great time, see you again soon

Reviewed 27 April 2017

View overlooking Bayou is pastoral - perfect for evenings or Brunch. Food always superb. Staff excels at small private luncheons.

Thank RodeWearier
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

We are so happy that you joined us and looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We went to the Rainbow Lodge for an early Easter brunch and loved the experience. The food was wonderful and the portions were just right. Our server was very nice and timely with her checkups on the table. The dining room varies in noise level,...More

Thank Ana P
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

Thank you for the feedback, see you again soon

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We have made this an anniversary ritual! Romantic. Amazing menu. Chefs table too! The best celebration dinner for exotic main dishes! You have to check this place out!

1  Thank Candi W
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your special night, thank you for the feedback

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I doubt I can say any more about Rainbow Lodge than has already been said but it's such a unique spot worthy of another review. It's rustic decor and unusual menu is worth traveling to from any area of Houston, especially if you're entertaining non...More

1  Thank Elyssa H
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Thank you for the feedback we are glad to know that you enjoyed every time you dine with us, see you again soon

Reviewed 26 March 2017

our experience at Rainbow Lodge was very positive. I made a reservation for a Sunday Brunch over the phone. We were a party of 11, 5 kids ages from 3 thru 9 and 6 adults. When we arrived at the restaurant the table was settled...More

1  Thank Renata C
Management response:Responded 29 March 2017

We are happy you joint us, thank you for your feedback it help us improve

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

There were six of us there for brunch and everyone loved their meal. I had the rainbow trout topped with crabmeat and the others had braised buffalo short ribs benedict, chicken fried venison cutlets and the mixed grill. The mimosas were delicious too. We were...More

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Management response:Responded 2 March 2017

We are glad everyone had a great time, see you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$120
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
    (East TC Jester)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 713-861-8666
  • E-mail
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