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11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
+1 281-334-9010
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Portland, Oregon
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just an absolutely great experience from beginning to end. The menu has many options and is a seafood lovers delight. Leave room for dessert It is clear that the wait staff care about what they do, take pride in their work, and have been well trained. A must see

Thank clarson2016
Level Contributor
53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten there before. Visited Kemah for rides. The restaurant is fine. Seafood is good. Try the coconut shrimp. The only thing I don't like is they charge $8.00 for parking. I have a problem spending over $100 for lunch and they charge for parking!

Thank Andrew S
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was fun to sit at the Aquarium, have dinner, and watch unique fish swim around. We were hoping to have some good sea food dishes, but completely disappointed. The fish and shrimp tasted like the frozen stuffs from HEB. The cocktail was made by cheap alcohol, that made me feel bad. We probably will not eat there ever again:(

Thank Wen-Mei C
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch and were not impressed. First the restaurant was FREEZING, which was a bit unpleasant. Atmosphere-wise, it was ok. They have a large fish tank around the staircase when you enter, a very large tank in the middle of the dining area and three small fish tanks on one end of the dining area.... More 

Thank Brandi A
Winnipeg, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole Kemah thing is fantastic. The boardwalk, the boats in the channel going to and from the sea, the buzz (which I bet is amplified in summer), and the amusement park with associated shrieks. All magic. For lunch, we walked past Bubba Gump’s to the Aquarium Restaurant. It is as its name suggests, in two ways. One there is... More 

Thank SouthOne60
Allen, Texas
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at the aquarium is wonderful as well as the atmosphere! The kids love it! We go sometimes just to feed the stingrays in the gift shop. We went 4 times on our last visit to Kemah.

Thank vgreen26
Morgantown, West Virginia
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant atmosphere is nice, but food and service were average. Coke product was $3.50 and I thought that was little expensive. Seafood gumbo was good, but shrimp cocktail was just okay.

Thank Nako G
Fort Worth
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere & watching the fish in the aquarium! I'm not sure what happened the day we went, but we never got bread on our table like all other tables. We waited almost 40 minutes to place our order and another hour before our food ever came out. The people around us (that came in after we did),... More 

Thank melodiesfromthesoul
Level Contributor
53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wow!!! Presentation and taste of the bruschetta appetizer was very impressive, and the seafood entrees were so fresh and delectable!!!

Thank Brerry
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food was not very good and very expensive but the fish made it worth going to. It was awesome to see all the fish. My grandson loved it.

Thank Debbie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-9010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?