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Monument Inn

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4406 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9707
+1 281-479-1521
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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La Porte, Texas
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is beautiful, right near the ferry in the ship channel. Beautiful view from all the windows, view of the lights from the baytown refineries. Service was great and very attentive. The food selection was amazing. From seafood to steak and everything in between. I had the broiled redfish with ponchutrain sauce it was delicious. Boyfriend had fried fish... More 

Thank Linda E
Baytown, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best local place for seafood. Their shrimp and baked potato is great. My husband loves their steak. And lets not forget their cinnamon rolls. yummmmmm

Thank YepezVineyard
Katy, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dining Room is Upstairs (electric stair chair provided) Group of 30 & we recieved Excellent Service, Excellent Food served quickly. Staff was friendly. Seafood Prices are high. However, I ordered chicken tenders & fries for $8.00. My spouse got grilled catfish (2 pieces) & it costs $18.

Thank B3915NMdonnas
Management response:

It was a pleasure having you all over -- I'm glad our food and service hit the spot. The team and I look forward to your next visit! - Loreny, Manager More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food great staff. Well worth the money.have been going for years and always great food. Very clean restaurant tasty food and ample parking

Thank Billy D
Management response:

I appreciate you being a longtime guest, Billy. We'll make sure our service and food keep you coming back for years to come. - Loreny, Manager More 

Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went out to visit San Jacinto Battlefield State Historical Park and happened on the Monument Restaurant, so named because of its proximity to the monument in the park. It is right next to the Lynchburg Ferry on the Houston Ship Channel. I was there for lunch on a Saturday and the place was packed, with many extended families. Obviously,... More 

Thank jwpColorado
Management response:

It was a pleasure having you in for lunch after your visit to San Jacinto Battlefield. Especially coming from a seasoned oyster eater, I'm glad we impressed you. I look forward to your next meal with us! - Loreny, Manager More 

Trinity, Florida
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting a friend in La Porte over the holidays, we went to Monument Inn for dinner. The food was excellent and you couldn't ask for a better view of the Houston ship channel. We will definitely eat here again when in town. Highly recommend

Thank Carol S
Management response:

It was a pleasure having you in over the holidays, Carol. Come for fresh seafood and views anytime -- can't wait till your next visit! - Loreny, Manager More 

Deer Park, TX
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is hard to beat a trip to Monument Inn on a pretty Texas afternoon. The restaurant is located along the waterways of the Houston Ship channel, and there are large windows that offer up-close views of the barges and ships passing by. The food is plentiful (they even have an "All you can eat" option) and well cooked; the... More 

Thank RGTX
Management response:

You can count on us to serve up our seafood with that prompt and friendly service every time! I can't wait till the next sunny afternoon you spend with us! - Loreny, Manager More 

Kerrville, Texas
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was the six of us hungry diners descending upon this establishment. Our hosts warned us about the quantities that you get if you order their All You Can Eat. Raw oysters on a half shell on a platter of ice and large cooked shell-on shrimp for the first round. Fried oysters, shrimp, fried stuffed crab, fried catfish, and French... More 

Thank kelika14
Management response:

From the oysters to the shrimp to the crab, I'm glad everyone enjoyed the seafood feast -- it's great to hear we're doing things right in the kitchen. As for our handling of the all-you-can-eat courses, I appreciate your feedback about consolidating orders. We do this for the convenience of our guests, but we'll make sure to be more transparent... More 

Chesterfield, Missouri
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 5-star review means there are signature dishes worth to die for...and The Monument Inn has them. From Battered Shrimp to Shrimp Creole to Shrimp Cocktails you can wend your way through anything else on the menu and leave happy and content. To finish it off, their signature Cinnamon Rolls - ummm - can I say they two-up Cinnabon's?? The... More 

Thank Ronald M
Management response:

There's nothing better than shrimp and bay views, Ronald -- it's always a pleasure to have you over for both. I'm so glad you leave room for cinnamon rolls too. Looking forward to your next visit! - Loreny, Manager More 

Houston, Texas
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107 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here after visiting the the USS Texas museum. It is looking over the water and very nicely decorated. The selection of seafood was nice and the food was great with good portions. If you are a in the area it is a great choice

Thank Scott P
Management response:

There's nothing better than seafood after a visit to the USS Texas, Scott -- I'm glad you came in to try ours! I hope it's not too long till your next meal with us. - Loreny, Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4406 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9707
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  La Porte
  • Phone Number: +1 281-479-1521
For over 25 years, Monument Inn has been your destination to share family traditions and special occasions with great food and a great atmosphere! Specializing in fresh Gulf Coast seafood, we've become one of Houston's most popular restaurants. In fact, we serve about 80,000 pounds of shrimp and almost 25,000 pounds of catfish, crawfish, and fresh fish every year! If you're in the mood for something fresh from the water, check out our popular Fisherman's Platter with its shrimp, oysters, catfish, stuffed shrimp, and stuffed crab. But guests also love our wide array of pastas, beef, and chicken dishes. And be sure to top it all off with a drink from our full bar! Whether it's business luncheons, meeting with friends, or special occasions, thank you for making Monument Inn your place to make memories!

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