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The Palm Room Bar and Grill

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The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, 200 S. Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382 (Formerly The Palm Room)
+1 361-790-8439
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Livingston, Montana
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently visited the Rockport, Texas, area, and learned we'd accidentally scheduled our visit to coincide with Spring Break!! (Uh-oh....) Most all of the restaurants here were packed with hordes of teenagers with two-hour wait times just to get a table.... so we were thrilled to finally discover the welcoming haven of the Palm Room Bar and Grill at the... More 

Thank Heanyjw
Georgetown, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good hotel restaurant and bar for dinner. Not open for lunch except for special functions. Had a nice special Valentine's dinner.

Thank djmatt94
Wimberley, Texas
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Dated menu, nothing really innovative. Friendly staff. Nice view of the bay from dining room, but bar is indoors facing a wall.

Thank txsingleexplorer
Missouri City, Texas
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222 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We decided to try this restaurant as we were given a $40 food voucher as part of our stay at the Lighthouse. The drinks were good, although pretty pricey. We started with the artichoke spinach dip, which was good. I ordered the grilled shrimp, and my husband ordered the fried shrimp. We enjoyed both meals. Would return.

1 Thank longhornjz
San Antonio, Texas
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230 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My fried shrimp dinner was wonderful. I wasn't too impressed, though, with the twice baked potato....it could have been better. But, since the shrimp were superb, I'm giving this an excellent rating!

Thank Sandy H
Mission, Texas
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136 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Walk in for dinner and place was empty. Reminded me more about of a bar than restaurant. The Tv was blasting a football game. Ordered grill chicken and club sandwich. Food was ok but there are better places to try.

Thank Andrew S
Corpus Christi, Texas
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Palm Room is the in-house restaurant at the Lighthouse Inn, and while having a limited menu, does a very good job with what they offer. I had the steak, and it was quite good, as were the added grilled shrimp.

Thank mattron780
New Braunfels, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The staff were friendly and attentive, the appetizers were pretty good. The steak was not. The menu is very limited as well with only 5 or 6 dinner options.

Thank darla_kris
Boerne, Texas
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband had the steak which appeared to be raw. It was not bloody but was not cooked properly. The broccoli had the large stalks and were too tough to eat. It had no flavor and had to ask for butter for it. The service was very good.

Thank vicki m
Ashley W, General Manager at The Palm Room Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear vicki m, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in the Palm Room. I apologize that your meal was anything less than exceptional. We strive to give each guest an optimal dining experience and we fell short. We appreciate your feedback and hope you will give us another opportunity in the future. Warmest Regards, Ashley Wilson... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were guests at the Lighthouse Inn and used a promotional voucher toward dinner our first night. Enjoyed the New York strip and Grilled Shrimp Salad. Fun to sit/eat at the bar, although the venue also offers bay view seating.

1 Thank Michele M
Ashley W, General Manager at The Palm Room Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear Michele M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your dinner. We enjoyed having you and are looking forward to your next visit. Warmest Regards, Ashley Wilson General Manager The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, 200 S. Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382 (Formerly The Palm Room)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-790-8439
  • This restaurant is at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay
The Palm Room Bar and Grill, located inside the Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, provides spectacular views of Aransas Bay and Fulton Harbor. While we lay claim to some of the best fried shrimp in Texas, your best call is the NY Strip with 4 added fried shrimp. Choose from our 10 signature martinis while watching your favorite sporting events on the big screen televisions. Our menu includes salads, chicken, hamburgers, and shrimp. Open 6-9 Monday-Thursday. 6-10 Friday and Saturday. Closed on Sunday.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?