The nation’s first restaurant alongside a Crystal Lagoons® amenity is now open in Balmoral.
The Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill is at the community’s award-winning Amenity Village clubhouse, 15808 Crystal Terrace Drive. The restaurant boasts the only sunset in America with a backdrop of perfectly clear turquoise blue water and the white-sand beaches of the 2-acre lagoon, said Uri Man, Chief Executive Officer of The Lagoon Development Company.
“We are proud to bring the first-ever restaurant on a crystal clear lagoon to the United States for all of Houston to enjoy,” Man said. “With such a gorgeous view, it will be easy to imagine that you’re in a tropical paradise.”
The restaurant is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and features indoor and patio seating.
The eclectic menu is designed to appeal to a wide variety of appetites, with steaks, seafood, sandwiches and burgers. Signature items include Blackened Shrimp and Grits — sautéed red and yellow bell peppers and onions in a scratch Louisiana sauce over creamy cheese grits; Chicken and Waffles — a homemade Belgian waffle topped with cheese grits, buttermilk fried chicken, honey maple syrup and Aleppo pepper; a Kahuna Burger — smoked bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, Jonny sauce and cheese served with waffle fries; and Southwest Eggrolls — wonton wrappers filled with diced chicken, cheese, black beans and corn. Specialty cocktails include the Blue Lagoon Tom Collins, a Chocolate Peanut Butter Old Fashioned and a Habanero Margarita.
“Whether you’re out celebrating a special occasion or looking for something more casual, the restaurant’s dishes will satisfy,” Man said. “It is a dining experience unique to Houston and — with the crystal clear lagoon setting — one unique to the nation.”
The Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill is also available for private parties, weddings and corporate events.
The Balmoral lagoon was the first in Texas to open when it launched in 2018. Since its opening, the lagoon and Amenity Village have won numerous awards, including Best Community Amenity during the 2020 Texas Association of Builder’s Texas Star Awards and Master-Planned Community Amenity of the Year in the recent Greater Houston Builders Association’s Houston’s Best PRISM Awards. It was also named Recreation Center of the Year in the 2019 Houston’s Best PRISM Awards.
Learn more about the Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill at www.bluelagoonbargrill.com.