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11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
+1 281-334-9010
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. They have a variety of foods for adults, children and vegetarian. That is our main restaurant to dine at when visiting Kemah Boardwalk. The big aquarium wall with all the different fish is fun to see! We have never been disappointed and will return there on future visits.

Thank Virginia G
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love sitting next to the tank while I dine. That being said the food itself is just alright. You are paying for the atmosphere-just remember that. The entree itself was nothing memorable, but the desserts-yum.

Thank bapa11
Dickinson, Texas, United States
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the atmosphere is off the charts COOL!. The food is good but expensive. You pay for getting to be surrounded by under sea life, with all shapes and sizes of salt water fish swimming around you while you dine.

Thank Doug H
Tomball, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and customer service! The tanks and atmosphere are always wonderful. Great customer service is always a plus for me.

Thank Michele B
Portland, Oregon
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 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
Mission, Texas
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

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 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 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:(

1 Thank Wen-Mei C
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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 

1 Thank Brandi A
Winnipeg, Canada
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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

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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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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