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Rainbow Lodge

) #46 of 7,321 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%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“venison” (26 reviews)
“wild game” (39 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, TX 77008-2701
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, wow, wow.... great food, over the top wine list, great staff... what more do you want?? This is a very nice property. We went for lunch and we were treated like we owned the place. I had the duck gumbo then the wild game...More

Thank russ d
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 1 week ago

Superlative service, nice ambience with fresh flowers on tables, staff was attentive and pleasant to our toddler. We eat there often for lunch and dinner and the food is always excellent. Today they had a wonderful petite dessert for $3--crepe with raspberries and fresh peaches...More

Thank lbarbglass713
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you we appreciate your feedback, hope to have you again soon

Reviewed 9 July 2017

I have never eaten here for a meal, but did go to Happy Hour with a girlfriend recently and was very pleased! The bartenders were very friendly and conversational. They were also really great about making recommendations, explaining the specials and steering us to good...More

Thank NCTexan2011
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

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

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Best rabbit I have tried! Had the game appetizer, all three meat was very good. Had a salad, with with fried oysters as a side. Not bad at all. Tried the famous croissant bread pudding , I thought that was ok; not hugely special. Will...More

Thank Andrew T
Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

Thank you for the feedback, see you again soon

Reviewed 28 June 2017

As a pricing manager I feel obliged to always look at cost versus relative value of service. I can say this place is amazing! In Houston we have a lot patio bars and restaurants, but none quite like this. This patio makes you feel like...More

Thank AlaskaSmart
Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

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

Reviewed 17 June 2017 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
Management response:Responded 28 June 2017

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

Reviewed 29 May 2017 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 1 June 2017

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 25 May 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$120
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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