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Welcome to

Monument Inn

Great family dining for more than 30 years!

Seafood Restaurant

  • Seafood, steaks, chicken, pastas, burgers, peaux boys and "Our Famous All You Can Eat"
  • Served with our homemade dinner and cinnamon rolls
  • Children’s Menu
  • Full Beverage Menu including Beer and Wine
Shrimp and Fish dinner
Monument Inn Seafood Restaurant dining room

Our Bar, Dinning room and Banquets rooms overlook the colorful and busy Houston Ship Channel.

About Us

Bob and Ann Laws purchased the Monument Inn in June of 1990 and the restaurant has been in business since 1974.

Prior to owning the Monument Inn, Bob Laws owned a catering company in the motion picture industry. He has worked with many movie stars including Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford and more.

Ann Laws was director of operations for a chain of 5 restaurants in Texas.

Bob Laws Monument Inn owner

"Thank you for making Monument Inn your place to share family traditions, business luncheons, social gatherings and other special occasions. It is our privilege to share these moments with our guests. We look forward to making these visits to our restaurant a memorable one and thank you for making us part of your family."

Bob and Ann Laws - Owners

Monument Inn waitress

Monument Inn Fun Facts

  • Six months after the Law's acquired the restaurant, it burned to the ground. They re-opened at this current location 10 weeks later.
  • Both hurricanes Ike and Harvey flooded our downstairs private rooms. In both instances, we completely remodeled in a little over a month.
  • We serve about 80,000 pounds of shrimp and almost 25,000 pounds of catfish, crawfish and fresh fish every year.
  • On a busy Saturday, our in-house bakers prepare over 1000 cinnamon rolls.
  • Mother’s Day weekend is our busiest weekend of the year, serving almost 5,000 customers.
  • Our management team has over 120 years experience working at the Monument Inn.
  • Since 1990 we have served almost 3 million guests.
  • The ITC chemical storage fire on March 17, 2019, closed our restaurant for 42 days.
Restaurant waitress taking orders at table


Banquet and Meeting Rooms

Meeting - Banquet Room

Breakfast, Luncheon or Dinner Events

Complete Menu Packages and Hors d’Oeuvres Package

Select a menu package and add other services as needed.

  • Beverage Table
  • Child Meals
  • Desserts
Podium in meeting room

Business Meetings

Project Status Meetings, Training Sessions, Awards Presentations, Workshops

Complete Menu Packages and Hors d’Oeuvres Package

  • Projection Screens
  • Podium with Microphone
  • Projector
  • Flip Charts
Banquet - Meeting room table

Parties, Receptions, Cocktail Receptions, Awards Banquets

Meeting rooms available for breakfast or luncheon meetings, cocktail receptions, awards banquets or a complete sit-down dinner.

Menu Packages and additional services

  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Dance Floor
  • Bar Service



San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas - (On August 31, 2022 the Battleship Texas was moved to Galveston for restoration.)

Houston Ship Channel

Houston Ship Channel

Lynchburg Ferry

Lynchburg Ferry