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Rainbow Lodge

2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
+1 713-861-8666
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“venison” (28 reviews)
“wild game” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
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1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Wife really liked it more than I did, get a reservation, interior decorated like old hunting lodge, been here about 30 years, used to be near downtown Houston. Special occasion kind of place, very friendly, If you like the bread, ask to take some home,...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

We are happy you joint us, thank you for your feedback we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Food was excellent, service was personal and top notch. And I always appreciate a restaurant that doesn't feel the need to gouge you on their wine pricing, which by the way consists of an excellent selection of wines.

Thank toscanaHouston
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

We are happy you joint us, thank you for your feedback we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Four of us visited and were happy with the choices available on the special holiday menu. Varied game choices are mixed with a blend of cajun comfort food. Service was pretty good too. Worth a revisit when in Houston.

Thank m2swim
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for the feedback, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Took several family members to the RL to celebrate the holidays. My wife and I have driven by it for seven years when visiting my daughter but never had eaten there. Big mistake! This place was fantastic. We took our not quite two year old...More

Thank Bill L
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much,your feedback is greatly appreciated, we hope to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Visiting area and a local recommended. We weren't disappointed. Great service and food. We visited for awhile after our meal but we weren't rushed out. Get a reservation. Someone in front of us was not able to be seated. Be prepared to valet park. Didn't...More

Thank Kygirl56
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Your feedback is greatly appreciated thank you, we hope you comeback again soon

Reviewed 20 December 2017

Several times a year, we have a business meeting at the restaurant and the service is always good, the food is delicious with a good wine selection. The inside is like a huge log cabin with an eclectic flair. They have a lite business lunch...More

Thank Dianne W
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

We are happy you joint us, thank you for your feedback we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I am a foodie so I look for restaurants that offer something out of the norm. When I read the reviews and the menu I figured this spot would be ideal as my birthday treat. The setting is pretty unique and that is a plus....More

1  Thank nathan T
Tim N, General Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Nathan, Thank you so much for spending your special day with us. We are very sorry that your visit did not meet your expectations. Your feedback is a valuable resource and helps us maintain our standards. We hope to see you again soon. If we...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We invited some good friends to join us here on Friday evening for our annual Christmas dinner. We've met here for many years and always been very satisfied. Not this time. Things seemed to have deteriorated. Food was average to good. Certainly not the excellent...More

Thank JimVette
Tim N, General Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Jim, We are very sorry that your visit did not live up to visits of the past. It is feedback like yours that helps us grow. We hope that you will visit again, and allow us the opportunity to get it right.

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We had an great team lunch today. The cabin feel is beautiful, rustic and charming. The Lobster Risotto and chili did not disappoint. It was my first visit but i will definitely return very soon.

1  Thank vmb26
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for the feedback happy holidays

Reviewed 8 December 2017

My husband and I ate here over 30 years ago when we were dating and decided to see if it was as good as we remembered. And it certainly was. It was even more rustic than I remembered. It feels like you are in a...More

1  Thank LATaz
Tim N, Manager at Rainbow Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for the feedback, we hope to see you again soon, happy holidays

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$120
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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
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