Rainbow Lodge, Houston's Original Log Cabin Restaurant on an Acre of Grounds
Rainbow Lodge
Rainbow Lodge

Rainbow Lodge
Reservation, Seating Times

Closed ... Available for Private Parties

Tuesday - Friday
Lunch and Dinner: 11:30am - 10:00pm

Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Brunch: 10:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Hours of Operation

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Private Parties and Weddings

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Wedding and Private Party Guide

Wedding and Private Party Guide (Printer-Friendly PDF)

Houston’s Iconic Wild Game and Seafood Restaurant
Set in a Historic Log Cabin on an Acre of Grounds
Rainbow Lodge is a lovely backdrop for weddings and special events.

General Information and Terms

  • Our log cabin restaurant is a series of rooms that flow into each other. Five rooms ranging in capacities from 10-80 people each. There are no room fees in these spaces.
  • Each room has a food and bar minimum, based on the date and time. Minimums are quoted upon inquiry.
  • Groups of 100-200 persons must “buy out” the entire restaurant. Food and beverage minimums for buyouts range from $5000-$25,000. Lunch, Dinner and Saturday or Sunday Brunch. We are closed on Mondays but available for large private parties on Mondays.
  • There is a $500 rental fee for all buyouts.
  • There is a $100 ceremony fee, inside or outside.
  • Multiple configurations are possible, ranging from cocktail style receptions to seated dinners with a dancefloor or a combination of both.
  • We use a third-party for all audio/visual rentals, quoted upon request.
  • We have valet parking in two parking lots. Groups of 30 or more will incur a $75 valet charge. Groups of 100 or more will incur a $150 valet charge. This is a fee to have additional valets onsite and this fee does not go directly to the car attendants. They work for and appreciate your tips. If you wish to add valet gratuity for your guests to your final bill, just let us know.
  • You should secure your officiant, musicians, photographers and florists. We have a wonderful recommendation list of local dependable vendors.


  • 3 course pre set banquet menus are $46, $54 or $65 per person excluding drinks, tax and service. We also offer gluten free and vegetarian options. The fun part is creating a menu to fit your taste.
  • Passed appetizers start at $3-$5 per piece.
  • We do not allow any outside food or beverages with the exception of wedding cakes/desserts. There is a $1.50 per person handling fee when you bring in a cake or dessert.
  • Our catering team will provide you with the season’s various menu options upon request

Bar / Beverages

  • Rainbow Lodge has a full bar, no outside beverages are allowed. You are charged based on consumption.
  • Beers are $5-$6 each, cocktails are $7-$10 (excluding super premiums) and house wines start at $35 per bottle. You may structure your bar/ beverage limits served at your event to fit your budget. Most events spend $10-$20 per person, per hour, depending on selections.
  • Sodas are $2.75 each
  • Coffee and Iced Tea are $2.25 per person with free refills.
  • We have a full selection of bottled waters, juices, loose leaf teas and non-alcoholic beverages.

Service, Deposits and Payments

  • Service is 20% of food and beverage for events up to 4 hours. Events over 4 hours have additional staff charges.
  • All events require a deposit to secure the date and space. Deposits range from $200 to $2000. The balance on your event is due at the conclusion of your party. Additional deposits are accepted but not required.
  • We accept cash, credit card and certified checks as payment. Personal checks must be presented 3 banking days in advance to verify funds.

Nestled creek side on our grounds, the Patio and Deck are
available daily for garden parties and weddings.

Outdoor Fees and Minimums

  • We charge $100 for a ceremony, inside or outside. Ceremonies must be followed by a meal or reception here at Rainbow Lodge.
  • Garden chairs can be rented for ceremonies and they are $5 each plus $175 delivery, set up and breakdown fee.
  • Our lower deck is available for receptions, showers, garden parties, brunches and happy hours. It is not covered and the weather is a factor. Events on our lower deck have a $300-$1000 food and drink minimum depending on the date and time.
  • It is a good idea to have a backup plan inside in the event of inclement weather. Our catering team will visit with you about options.
  • Our upper deck, right off our Tied Fly Bar area is open to the public and we feature live music on Friday nights.


banquet menus

small bites menu - tray passed appetizers

Wine Service

We Have a Fantastic Cellar
Let Us Help Pair the Perfect Wines for Your Dinner and Budget

banquet wines menu

Our Private Areas

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The Orvis Room

This room has a large stone fireplace and is part of the original 100 year old log cabin.
Outside views.
Seats up to 16, rectangular table (or 18 at 2 tables)
Deposit Required  •  20% Gratuity  •  Seasonal Minimums Apply

The Orvis Room
The Orvis Room

The Trophy Room

The original log cabin main room with a fireplace and stairs to the loft area.
Stunning fireplace and cypress tree lined walls and staircase.
Seats 30 (50 for a stand up cocktail reception)
$200 Deposit Required  •  Seasonal Minimums Apply
This room is available on a very limited basis.

The Trophy Room

The Trophy Room
The Trophy Room

The Pullman Room

Great views of the grounds and creek.  Patio access and privacy.
Seats up to 20, rectangular tables.
$200 Deposit Required  •  Seasonal Minimums Apply

The Pullman Room
The Pullman Room

The Caldwell Room

The center room in the original log cabin.
Warm log walls lined with Texas State Artist, Sam Caldwell's artwork.
Seats 40
$200 Deposit Required  •  Seasonal Minimums Apply

The Caldwell Room

The Creek Room ... A Room With a View

Seats 50 - 80
Call for Food and Beverage Minimums

The Creek Room
The Creek Room

The Creek Room
The Creek Room

The Creek Room
The Creek Room

The Creek Room
The Creek Room


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    Wedding at Rainbow Lodge
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    Outdoor Wedding
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    Wedding at Rainbow Lodge
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Rainbow Lodge

Private Party Rooms and Off Premise Catering are Available - Ask for the Catering Manager
713.861.8666   •   Toll Free 866.861.8666