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Aquarium

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11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
+1 281-334-9010
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The absolute worst service and food I've ever had. They were still serving brunch at 5 pm and the food was absolutely disgusting. Cold eggs, nasty seafood and I swear the meat came from a cow's butt. Not to mention it was so hot and smelly from everyone waiting. Never again will we go here.

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Thank Jessica K
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is going down hill. We've been here multiple times and never had an issue with food or service. Unfortunately that was not the case this last time around. We had some family come from out of town and wanted to treat them to something nice. We were seated immediately but our waitress took forever with everything else. The... More 

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Thank Velezclan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place three times( twice business once personal) and had the same experience. Food taste like it came from a cafeteria food line and the service is not professional. The price is high end but that is all that is high end. The fish tank is cool but everything else is terrible. If you want a... More 

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Thank Philip S
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Have Dined @ Aquarium, Kemah,..several times, since 1999. With Family as well as friends. One word: EXCELLENT! Environment...same. EXCELLENT! Anything to visually capture the eyes? ABSOLUTELY! From the second you enter Aquarium, you have just entered their world. Enjoy Aquarium's World.

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Thank dscullybirdrescues
Sydney
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our children aged 8 and 5 were blown away by eating here as the aquarium is centrally located from the moment you enter to when you eat your meal. The kids meals are huge and fantastic value at $7 for a drink, meal and a side so you don't mind spending a bit more on adults meals. While we did... More 

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Thank salmonator
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I expected it to be bigger but it is actually very very small. It is good to go once, but I most likely won't be going again. Not much to see.

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Thank Melissa G
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great choice for several reasons. It is on the water, it has quality menu choices, it has an aquarium inside and the service was great. I had pan seared redfish with melissa topping and it was superb. It is a special dining experience!

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Thank E B
McPherson, Kansas
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I can't comment on the food because we didn't actually eat, after 5 minutes of waiting and not getting help from any staff, we decided to leave. I rated this poor instead of terrible because the cylinder aquarium in the center of the restaurant is really cool to see, and one particular fish followed us from the bottom to the... More 

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Thank Monica R
Dallas, United States
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The place is beautiful. Several aquariums, one of which is 50,000 gallons. Watching the fish was so enjoyable and relaxing. It's a little pricey, but how many other places can you eat dinner while feeling like you're submerged in an aquarium? The food was ok - similar to a Chili's or TGI Fridays, but more seafood. The portion sizes were... More 

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Thank Darla J
Houston, Texas
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404 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stopped here after our cruise on our drive home. Our waiter, Sean, was competent and very nice. Our 2 apps were both g0od - the bacon wrapped shrimp as well as the Bruschetta which came with the toast and a tower of the toppings. The gumbo was excellent as well as the captains platter. Of course we wanted to... More 

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Thank Malachy F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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