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Aquarium Restaurant

#11 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, TX 77565
+1 281-334-9010
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
#11 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, TX 77565
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kemah is the playground of the upper Gulf Coast and Galveston Bay, a marina mooring for vessels from Maine to the Caribbean, a waterside promenade for visitors and locals who want some salt air and the vision of yachts and cigarette boats and dinghies, an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BillyPilgrim615
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This was a unique restaurant that made me feel like I was under the sea. The atmosphere was fun with an underwater style decor and a large fish tank in the middle of the restaurant. The food was good, but not great. We enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PAMELAS310
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We were staying locally to visit the space centre and needed somewhere to eat. We decided on the Aquarium as the best of the least inviting places on the Kemah boardwalk. I have to say the aquariums are very impressive. The place was basically empty,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PBPG
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Everything was just great, fast seating, wait staff, portions, food, drinks and the price was well worth it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stan H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant and the large aquarium are beautiful . We went for lunch and had great seats . It was not crowded . The service was excellent and food delicious . They may have the best mozzarella sticks we have ever had ! Our waiter...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yvette42018
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Food was very expensive and not worth eating I would advise you pass and go somewhere else. Anywhere else.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alice S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the aquarium for hours. It was crowded but the flow of traffic moved nicely. The exhibits were well thought out and put together nicely. We loved the shark exhibit. It was our favorite. The kids liked the outdoor rides. It was really...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank wendyk945
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I recently took the kids to the Boardwalk in Kemah and they wanted to eat at the Aquarium. The place has several large aquariums with various fish, including sharks, gar, tarpon, rays, etc. I didn’t find the food to be great, but it wasn’t bad...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ClintC283
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after feedi g stingrays. We were told it would be a 10-15 min wait. After over a hour, we had to inquire again to be seated. When going to be seated the hostess wanted to seat us away from the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Jake J
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Did some happy hours on the Boardwalk on our recent trip. The atmosphere here is great. Wonderful view and huge aquarium! We sat at the bar and had appetizers and drinks on their happy hour menu. Fabulous drinks, great service and good appetizers. The $5...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DebT55
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2018|
Response from JoInTexas | Reviewed this property |
We were there for Easter Brunch with our family of 16 and did not use the bar. Therefore, I do not know. Sorry.
12 February 2018|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
No, you don’t have to pay to get on the boardwalk or any ride to eat here. Just walk in and enjoy yourself.
Nallely R
4 January 2018|
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Response from BobFuldauer | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #11 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, TX 77565
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-9010
  • E-mail
Dive into food and fun at the Aquarium Restaurant, located at the Kemah Boardwalk! Your underwater adventure begins as you are seated around a 50,000-gallon aquarium tank, home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays and more! Make a splash with deliciously fresh seafood, steak, chicken and decadent desserts all served in an unbelievable underwater setting. Visit our Stingray Reef, where you can touch and feed these amazing creatures! Customized birthday parties, special events, educational programs and tours are available. Plan a visit to the Aquarium today!
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