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Monarch Restaurant & Lounge

5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
+1 713-527-1800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent, the was presented beautifully but the Crab Cake Benidict was just ok. I found a few shells and crab was shredded and not lump as one would expect. Our Belgian Waffle was sent back as it was undercooked but replaced upon our...More

Thank LynetteMiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dagwood, a short rib sandwich, was truly mouth watering. The fries were delightfully seasoned and the bread and butter jalapenos were great. The Cobb salad had interesting touches, like the pine nuts. Nice ambiance and there was a good selection of beers. The best...More

Thank footloose42Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived here after 36 hour journey from Africa. Service from Desiree was friendly and efficient and the management gave me a very and unexpected bonus due to my arduous journey. I had the fillet steak which was quite the best cooked steak I have ever...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The food here was delish. We were here with a group of people so we each got different items so we could try multiple items.

Thank TravelChickie1234
Reviewed 15 October 2017

During our recent stay at the Hotel ZaZa, we visited the Monarch on two occasions, once in the afternoon for drinks and again in the morning for breakfast. The service was friendly and attentive, the drinks were great, and the breakfast meals were delicious and...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I stay at this hotel often, and like it as well as the embedded Monarch restaurant. But this trip advisor only works if we call it like we see it. On a recent Thursday night we came in for bite - the restaurant was busy...More

Thank Jkwusa
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The food is fabulous - no matter what you order. In the past, however, the kitchen was sometimes painfully slow. We've just returned from our most recent stay at ZAZA and want to report that the kitchen has come up to speed, food is brought...More

Thank chitownsue1246
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I had 3 meals here during my stay. The Snapper was the best. The lamb chop lollipops were very good. Would order them medium. Caprese salad was very good, but a bid salad. Oyster were fried and pretty good. Favor the lamb chops. The scallop...More

Thank skidocchicago
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I stopped in for an early supper before an event that I was hosting in the hotel. I sat at the bar at first but could not get anyone to wait on me or acknowledge me. SO I moved to a table and after a...More

Thank MOTAG87
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I cannot say enough good things about the Hotel, its amenities and the friendly service we received for the most part during our stay. The room was phenomenal! The restaurant, however, was average. And that's letting the hotel pick up most of the slack. An...More

Thank Tim B
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Nearby Attractions
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
4,066 reviews
.21 km away
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2,170 reviews
.09 km away
Children's Museum of Houston
1,424 reviews
.50 km away
Houston Museum District
622 reviews
.35 km away
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Questions & Answers
22 April 2017|
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Response from VictoryMCs | Reviewed this property |
There is a general parking area no charge down the street. Careful because its not paved and bumpy. 5 min walk to monarch
6 March 2016|
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they serve all day as the restaurant is part of the hotel. When I went we sat outside and had a very, very leisurely lunch that lasted hours.
30 March 2015|
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Response from Matthew_Nuss | Property representative |
Cortez15! Please email infohouston@hotelzaza. com or call 713-639-4500 for more information about your inquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
    (Main St and Ewing St)
  • Public Transportation: Museum District stop on Houston Metrorail.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-527-1800
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel ZaZa Houston Museum District
Like everything at Hotel ZaZa, the dining room and nightlife space are designed to entice your every sense. Hotel Zaza dares you to lose yourself in the intoxicating aromas, layered flavors and unexpected touches of the “see and be scene” Monarch Restaurant & Lounge. So come, play, revel, and experience dining and entertainment in the Houston area that’s a world apart.
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