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Loch Bar in the River Oaks District - Loch Bar-Houston, Houston, TX

Loch Bar-Houston

4.6
4.6
1079 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Welcome to Loch Bar - Houston!

Located River Oaks District, Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern featuring one of the area’s largest raw bar and seafood menus. The food menu is complemented by a wide selection of local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails and one of Texas’ most substantial whiskey lists. Loch Bar also features live music 7 days a week!

Loch Bar’s menu incorporates some of the East Coast’s most popular seafood dishes while utilizing local and Gulf seafood. The Loch Bar beverage program centers around one of the region’s largest whiskey lists, in addition to dozens of local craft beers and expertly crafted cocktails.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 12 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 11:00–01:00 Bar Daily 11:00–02:00
  • Phone number
    (832) 430-6601
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Area
    River Oaks
  • Cross Street
    Directly of Westheimer at the Entrance to River Oaks Shopping District
  • Parking Details
    Valet
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 1,079 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Houston

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

1,079 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place if you are looking for great service and great food. Very surprised with the quality of food being so good and the service being above what we expected. Fried chicken is amazing!

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  2. NatiekaW

    Houston

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing as always. I will waitress seven gave exceptional service. She was so attentive. She didn’t miss a beat. I had no choice but the tip that young lady well the live music was so good oh my God that kid played and saying I didn’t wanna leave. This is one of my favorite places to frequent and I will continue, as long as they have me

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  3. NormalEater

    Houston

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We absolutely love this place. We come all the time and have never had a bad experience. I highly recommend for fresh fish, great service, and great live music.

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  4. NicoleH

    Houston

    10 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Love Loch Bar but this experience wasn’t as good as my memory. I branched out and had the salmon. It was very dry. Our server didn’t come back until we were finished with our meals and I commented that I couldn’t eat my dinner because it was too dry. The server said oh I’m sorry, but that was virtually the end of the conversation.

    1 person found this helpful

  5. AvaR

    Houston

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful time as always. The food was (crab bisque) was even better than I remembered.

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  6. FLfoodie

    Houston

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best crab cakes in Houston! Our waitress, Ann, was great.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    76 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner experience was sensational with excellent staffs and delicious foods in lively, upbeat environment. A definite destination for sharing quality time with friends and family. The crab and artichoke dip is a must try.

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  8. Hawk

    Houston

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time guest at the recommendation of a friend. Upon arrival the valet concierge greeted us and was a consummate professional. Once we entered the restaurant the hostess had a genuine smile and welcomed us. Our server Christian was very knowledgeable and offered cocktail and dinning selections. We enjoyed the passion fruit infused drinks and the seafood entrees of the blackened redfish and crab cakes were astounding. Highly recommend the Loch Bar for a social outing or more intimate dining experience.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    76 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious foods, courteous staffs and live music are the components of a relaxing family weekend brunch. A return for the dinner experience is much anticipated.

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  10. Aamir

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent for seafood. We enjoyed everything from appetizer to on-tray to desert.

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  11. CHARISSEF

    Houston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We came here late on a Saturday night. The restaurant was in full swing. I ordered the chicken and sausage gumbo. It was very spicy and not flavorful. The coctail menu is quite limited so it would be nice to expand that. The restaurant was very nice and had music playing. It is open really late which is nice for a weekend spot. They have valet in front for $10. I would try this place again but probably for happy hour.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server, Yuri was very personable and sweet!!! Took care of our needs and recommended great dishes for the evening.Thank you!!!

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  13. Karle

    Houston

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing food as always! The fried lobster tail was amazing!

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner was amazing. Everything we ordered was delicious.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The were very understaffed, one server for the whole restaurant but he did his best to be personable and attentive with everyone, managment was right in the trenches with him helping when they could. The Oysters were fantastic. I prefered the raw over the grilled. Deviled crab toast, exceptional. Lobster rolls were meh, and the truffle fries were truffle in name only, they weren’t terrible, but not truffle fries. Also enjoyed the little skillet they come in which kept them warm while chatting with friends. It was the perfect conversation food as we ate very slowly, because we really enjoyed just being in the space. The cheesecake was also just OK. Also if I had to add just amazing flatware, the plates are beautiful here. The bathrooms are also clean and well decorated.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was fantastic, our only problem was people sitting next to us. Food was great, could not have asked for more

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  17. Serge

    Houston

    63 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    No surprises here…venue ran out of the whisky we were having and did not have the one we requested…not a positive thing

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  18. LarryS

    New York City

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 8 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed our meal and time there. Excellent service. Drinks are pricey but expected

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  19. IlginA

    Houston

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Even though we chose to be seated indoors when making our reservation, upon arrival we were told that the restaurant was “overpacked” and were given the option to sit either at the bar or outside. We chose to sit outside, and to be fair, the oysters were amazing. However, the attitude of the staff member who greeted us really put us off, and we weren’t given even a simple apology for the situation. Why have your clients make reservations if you’re still going to end up overpacked, ultimately not being able to fulfill your customers’ requests?

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing upscale bar e excellent service, great managers, only complaint was the asian man working the front, not sure he just has not the best attitude and manners or having a bad day but rubbed me the wrong way

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  21. Klagunas

    Houston

    21 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 29 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Disappointed to find out Happy Hour is bar only with no seats available, since there is only a handful, but apparently not for all customers in the restaurant when another couple arrived at 6:45p and sat across from us and rushed the waiter to order all their HH appetizers and 4 drinks before 7p. Service was slow, drinks took a while since they were short handed and manager was working bar. Don’t think we will be back - second trip and not worthy of their high prices, could explain the lack of regular customers not in the bar.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    As always enjoy my date night with my beautiful wife at one of my favorite places to eat in Houston. The experience given creates great memories every time.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Recomiendo el lobster roll, buenísimo, lo único es que a mis hijos no les llevaron pan a su mesa Se les olvidó

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  24. AngelaM

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    One plate was incorrect and it took too long for the right dish to come out, but this happens and the staff handled as best they could, otherwise our night there was AWESOME!!! Highly recommend

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  25. PSM1

    Charleston

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on 23 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Yuri was excellent! Great service, great atmosphere and great food. The manager and other staff were very welcoming.

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  26. Jazmyn

    Central Texas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 23 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing! Jim made me feel extremely special for my birthday 💖

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  27. nickiel

    Houston

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 18 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Brandon was amazing and made excellent recommendations.

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  28. MichaelD

    Houston

    46 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Lobster roll was tough and rubbery...over cooked. Live music (not sure I would actually call it music) was far too loud and overloaded the speakers. Decent Scotch selection at least if somewhat overpriced. It has taken a drastic downhill slide since the last time we were there.

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  29. StaciK

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was slow, had to ask other to find our waiter. After, server was better so will give Loch another chance.

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  30. hersh

    Houston

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great meal at loch bar.  Ourserver was very attentive and knowledgeable about the different drinks and oyster selections. They have a truly outstanding whiskey selection, had a great pour of very hard to find rye  

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  31. FashiongirlBlogger

    Houston

    25 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on 15 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The crab and artichoke dip was horrible. It was cold and dry. The baguette was hard and tough and old. I was really disappointed because I’ve never had this experience here before. It will be awhile before I go back.

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  32. Karina

    Houston

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 11 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall, an amazing experience at Loch Bar and I'd definitely return. We got attended to fairly quickly, sat down at a nice and private booth and immediately received house bread (which was not your regular bread - it was outstanding). Our server was very attentive and quick - no complaints there! My boyfriend wasn't able to finish his fried chicken as he instantly felt sick. He was uneasy all night. This would be our only concern. The oysters were amazing, as was the lobster tail and lobster roll!

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  33. DaleA

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great waitress! Her name was Zoey. Loved her. Food suggestions were great.

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  34. JulieW

    Houston

    57 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were seated by the band in the bar. It was super loud; we couldn’t hear one another talk. We even had a reservation. The food was good. The service was good.

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  35. ShenaU

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 9 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food! Great service! Scallops were the best I have ever eaten—melted butter n your mouth.

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  36. AnnW

    San Antonio

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 6 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We recommend the crab soup and the fish and chips. Unfortunately they are no longer serving their wonderful spicy cauliflower appetizer. Wish they would bring it back!

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  37. LayllenS

    Los Angeles

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such an amazing experience. All of the gold was good. The grill cheese with crab meat was AMAZING!

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Their menu is not that fantastic. And I didn’t really enjoy the food. For ambiance it is a beautiful place, the service was great but I didn’t like the food .

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 1 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    I went for happy hour prices were reasonable;however, the prices on the website and at the restaurant were different. I ordered both food and drinks during happy hour menu. The food was warm and the burger bun was burnt.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was amazing!! Setting was beautiful and elegant yet welcoming and cozy

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Loch Bar-Houston is rated 4.6 stars by 1079 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 12 times today
Google Map for Loch Bar-Houston

4444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Directly of Westheimer at the Entrance to River Oaks Shopping District
  • Area
    River Oaks
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 11:00–01:00 Bar Daily 11:00–02:00
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Valet
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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