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Rainbow Lodge

Well known and loved for gulf fish, wild game, steaks and chops, RBL features Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch. Owner Donnette Hansen's attention to detail is reflected in everything from the comfortable Log Cabin setting & landscaped grounds to the seasonally changing menus. Insider's Tip: Go for the business lunch ($15-3 courses) or try the tasting menu at dinner. Sophisticated but not stuffy! Menu hits include Snapper on Risotto, Grilled Buffalo Tenderloin, Classic Lobster Thermidor, Lodge Smoked Duck Gumbo. Veteran Chefs prepare Gulf Fish, Wild Boar, Duck, Quail, Elk and Beef With 3000 square feet of kitchen gardens, The Lodge grows many heirloom vegetables and herbs to complete special dishes. Brunch enthusiasts enjoy casual patio dining with $2 mimosas.Sunday Suppers feature half price wines by the glass. Live Music Fridays in the bar.
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688 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
(688 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 688 reviews
5 stars
(442)
4 stars
(181)
3 stars
(45)
2 stars
(12)
1 star
(8)
Food 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Service 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Ambiance 
4.6 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.6 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Rainbow Lodge Reviews List
Review 1 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2012
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 2 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

One of our best visits ever to Rainbow Lodge

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We took a client to lunch at Rainbow Lodge on February 3rd, 2016. It was just simply excellent. Inventive menu, perfectly prepared food, great value. We will go back again and again!"
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 3 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
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Review 4 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 7 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
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Review 8 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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Review 9 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

C'est si bon............

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Great atmosphere, nice décor and the food is very good. I ate the rib-eye and got to taste the trout and the lobster and I thoroughly enjoyed all three. Marc Borel and the wines he served us are off the chart! This was my first visit to Rainbow Lodge and I can assure you it will not be my last. I would highly recommend the Rainbow Lodge to anyone looking to enjoy a nice dining experience."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 10 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 11 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 12 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
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Review 13 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic Food and Service

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We went to celebrate a Birthday on Friday and had the most wonderful Trout ever!! Jim was our server and was absolutely wonderful!! Will definitely be returning!"
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Disappointed with dinner

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I was very disappointed with the quality of the meats that we got (antelope and venison). They were cooked to order; however, they were cold and chewy and not up to my expectations. This is not the first time that I visit Rainbow Lodge and that's why I was disappointed.
The dessert is still phenomenal (the croissant bread pudding).
Service was great too.
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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 15 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 16 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 17 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A Houston Tradition Renewed in the Heights

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Had not been to the Rainbow Lodge since it moved to the new location in the Heights. We loved the old location and food and the new location did not disappoint. We had the snapper special and it was excellent. The service was first class and the decor was wild game personified, not something your vegan friends would appreciate.
Overall, we had a great experience at Rainbow Lodge.
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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/28/2016
 2007
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Review 19 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/29/2016
 2013
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Review 20 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I really wanted to like this place, but it was only mediocre. I had the lobster risotto, but it was tasteless and I had to add a lot of salt and pepper to it to make it taste like anything more than mush. My husband had the mixed grill plate, but it was decent and just not worth $50. The service left quite a bit to be desired too. We were left needing refills of diet coke for a very long time and only saw our waiter a couple of times."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
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Review 21 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 22 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
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Review 23 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/19/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 24 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 25 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2010
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Review 26 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
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Review 28 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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Review 30 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2009
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Review 31 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, scenic view, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, scenic view
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Review 33 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 8/20/2014
 2015
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2015
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Review 36 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Review 37 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Great food!! Waitress that I had was awesome she recommended food and items!!"
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
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Review 38 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

VERY Disappointing

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"My wife visited The Rainbow Lodge to celebrate our 25th anniversary. I booked through opentable.com and got the day/time we wanted and noted on the reservation that we were celebrating. Arrival was fine, the valet was a very nice young lady, but things went downhill from there.
The hostess seemed rather annoyed that we were bothering her, didn't welcome us, but did get us to a table quickly. Our waiter was distracted (by what, I have no idea) and was very delinquent with his service. He didn't know the specials (we had to ask) and never checked on us during the meal to see if we wanted anything. While a bus server delivered water quickly, the waiter took 18 minutes to greet us (yes, I timed it) and when he did, he seemed very distracted, never introduced himself, and immediately began to apologize for the cold. He left menus and and wine list and said he'd return.....which he did about another 20 minutes later. When he did return, he asked us who's birthday it was (?!?), took our wine and appetizer order quickly, and left just as quickly. Again, he seemed distracted although there clearly were not enough tables occupied for him to have been so.
Worst part was our table. It was in the rear of the (about 40% full) restaurant on what was obviously a previously open-air porch that had been enclosed. The view was nice (overlooking the bayou) but it was very cold that evening, the room was horribly drafty. So much so that my wife couldn't even remove her coat....which, BTW, the hostess never offered to check for us. We were also seated next to the door that led to the back patio/porch area which contributed to the uncomfortable cold. Terrible.
To top it all off, someone who I think was a 'front of the house' manager brought a woman and her son through our seating area and out that same back door (he was showing the back porch to them) and LEFT THE DOOR OPEN! Like it wasn't uncomfortable enough..."
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
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Review 39 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/01/2016
 2006
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Review 40 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2004
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2004
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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Review 41 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great experience overall!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"I reserved a table for four for my wife's birthday - Sunday brunch. I requested a nice table with a view, and did indeed receive one.
One of our guests ordered the Shrimp and Grits, and gave everyone at the table a sample morsel. We all agreed - it was the best Shrimp and Grits dish we had ever eaten!
One of our other guests ordered the Buffalo Short Ribs Benedict. It was also outstanding!
My wife and I ordered Steak and Eggs. Here's where the food was less than perfect. Both of our ribeyes had tons of fat in them. Mine was not enough to complain about, but my wife's was about half fat.
We notified the waiter, and he was able to get management to knock off half the price of my wife's meal, which was appreciated.
Our "Shrimp and Grits" guest kept raving about Rainbow Lodge and how much she enjoyed the meal and the venue. We will definitely be back!"
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
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Review 42 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2012
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Review 44 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

For when you want to dine like Ernest hemingway.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Good American food. Fancy desserts. Feels like you are dining at a hunting lodge while on an exotic safari vacation. Pricey, so save for special occasions."
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 45 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/07/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2016
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Review 46 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2010
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Review 47 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2012
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Review 48 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 49 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent restaurant for special occasions

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great atmosphere. Great service. And great food. I will definitely be returning in the future."
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 50 for Rainbow Lodge
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

New Year's Eve

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My wife and I had never been to the Rainbow Lodge since it moved from Birdsall. We decided to do a quiet romantic New Year's Eve for the first time in years and chose Rainbow Lodge for the occasion. They had a special menu for the evening that was quite good. Everything was prepared well, service was reasonably attentive for a packed house, and the atmosphere was nice, although the quality of the atmosphere varies a lot depending upon the room you are in. Rainbow Lodge is definitely a keeper."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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