About Brennan's of Houston
Since our 1967 opening as a sister restaurant to the world-famous Commander’s Palace in New Orleans, Brennan's of Houston has evolved into the city's premier destination for memorable dining served with true Southern hospitality.
Creole / Cajun / Southern, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sunday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:45 PM- 10:00 PM
Jackets Preferred - NO Shorts, Flip-Flops, Torn Jeans, Beach Wear or Athletic Wear will be Seated
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
For weekend diners, Brennan’s Creole Jazz Brunch remains a four-star tradition among Houston's Sunday brunch enthusiasts. The air is filled with an abundance of tantalizing jazz music and the fragrance of fresh flowers; southern mainstays and twists on classic favorites are graciously served in sun-filled dining areas.
Street parking is available but limited. Valet parking is recommended.
Private Party Facilities:
We know that each event is special and at Brenan’s, our mission is to make your event a great memory.
From 10-150, we offer several dining rooms to accommodate your party size as well as full restaurant buy-outs.
Ballroom-seats up to 160: One of Houston's oldest and most distinguished private party settings which may be divided into 3 smaller rooms.
Little Room-seats up to 18: Great for an intimate group.
Solarium-seats up to 40: Whimsical design perfect for casual luncheon.
Courtyard Balcony-seats up to 30: Beautiful view of the Courtyard can be enjoyed from every table in this second floor dining room.
Wine Room-seats up to 30: An elegant second floor working wine room.
John Staub-seats up to 36: Named after the building's famed architect, this cozy room enjoys a fireplace and outdoor views.
Terms of Endearment-seats up to 30: Named after the movie which was filmed in part here.
Private Party Contact:
Nicole Wilker: 7135353380x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Brennan's of Houston Ratings and Reviews
Decided to try the lunch specials and th ...
Decided to try the lunch specials and the $.25 martini specials (limit of 3). Excellent value.
Our 35th anniversary - we shared Jimmy's ...
Our 35th anniversary - we shared Jimmy's Grilled Oysters, pecan wood grilled Louisiana oysters with Jalapeno cornbread crumbs and seaweed flakes that were just fabulous. We both had the Shrimp Chippewa, flamed tableside in Cognac with sun dried tomatoes over goat cheese stone ground grits. Amazing! We finished by splitting Bananas Foster with a sniffer of Frangelico. Have you made your reservation yet????
Brilliant - service (beginning when you ...
Brilliant - service (beginning when you pull up to the valet), food, ambience, everything! Can't wait to go back.
Oysters were perfect. Great wine
Oysters were perfect. Great wine
Good food, service and atmosphere. Bren ...
Good food, service and atmosphere. Brennan's never disappoints.
We went for brunch because they do the b ...
We went for brunch because they do the best Eggs Benedict and Bannas Foster. Everything was wonderful.
We loveBrennan's , the food, the service ...
We loveBrennan's , the food, the service and it's quiet so you can speak in a normal tone even across the table. If you are attending a show the shuttle is so convenient.
Wonderful restaurant for any special occ ...
Wonderful restaurant for any special occasion ! Great atmosphere and the food is always fantastic . Service is great!
I never get tired of dining at Brennan's ...
I never get tired of dining at Brennan's. The food is consistently wonderful and the service is very attentive without being obtrusive. It is my favorite for special occasions as well as for important business meals with clients. This visit was a little of both...to celebrate excellent clients' birthdays. What means the most of all is that you can really count on Brennan's to pull it all together and consistently. Friendly staff from valet to hostess to wait staff and charming Southern-style surroundings which are both elegant and comfortable. I look forward to many more happy occasions and important business lunches/dinners here in the future.
FABULOUS TIME AT BRUNCH FOR MY HUSBAND. ...
FABULOUS TIME AT BRUNCH FOR MY HUSBAND. WE BROUGHT A COUPLE WHO HAD NEVER BEEN WHO HAVE LIVED IN NEW ORLEANS.........OF COURSE THEY WERE THOROUGHLY IMPRESSED! SUPER WAITER - MR. AREVA......GREAT DETAIL TO THE BIRTHDAY BOY AND CELEBRATION. FOOD WAS PERFECT - MY HUSBAND HAD THE FILET AND OF COURSE THE TABLESIDE BANANA'S FOSTER WAS THE PERFECT ENDING. I WOULD "NEVER" HESITATE TO RECOMMEND. ONE OF HOUSTON'S FINEST RESTAURANTS.
As usual, the Brennan's experience was s ...
As usual, the Brennan's experience was superb. We brought an old friend who was visiting from out of town as we do whenever we have guests. Brennan's is a wonderful icon of Houston.
Always excellent service and the food is ...
Always excellent service and the food is pretty good..
A wonderful Experience
I selected this restaurant for a business dinner and it certainly did not disappoint. First, the tables on the outer sides of the dining room have these great high-backed chairs which gives you a sense of privacy. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly. Our waiter was Jeffrey and when I go back I hope to have him as my server again. As an appetizer we shared a jumbo lump crab cake. It may be the best crab cake I've ever had and I like to try them wherever I go. I believe they used a vegetable binder so there is absolutely no breading at all. Definitely a must try! I also had the Shrimp Chipewa. It's a half dozen jumbo shrimp flambéed with cognac tableside placed over goat cheese grits with sun dried tomatoes topped with lump crab meat. It was so rich and so wonderful. My waistline didn't want to finish it all but my mouth overruled that idea. Overall it was a wonderful experience and is as equally suited for a business meeting or a romantic dinner.
We chose this restaurant the day if and tell until we got there that it was my birthday. They brought out multiple small apps and really treated my table very well. The food was amazing and we all had a great time. It is pricey but worth it for special occasions.
Outstanding business dinner at Brennan's.
I've never been disappointed at this classy restaurant in Houston. From the attentive staff to the great food and wine selection and elegant dinning room, this restaurant is where you want to take your friends for a memorable dinner.
Perfect for the theater district events
We dined at Brennan's and took the free shuttle to the Hobby Center to see the Carole King story "Beautiful". The service was impeccable, both for the dinner (the crabcake appetizer was to die for), the shuttle to and from the theater and the delicious Bananas Foster and nightcap after the play. They even kept our leftovers in the kitchen for us to pick up after the show. Kudos to Robert and Ryan for being the best. We'll definitely be back.
Brennans is the whole package...excellen ...
Brennans is the whole package...excellent food, excellent service, great ambiance. It is our go to for celebrations.
A Touch of New Orleans in Houston
For a touch of New Orleans fine dining you only have to head to Brennans. The ambiance, the food is just like being there. The main dining room is a beautiful decor. My turtle soup was both delicious and hot in temperature. Our Creole brunch of eggs sardou and eggs benedict were perfectly done, and so good. The banana pudding dessert was wonderful as well. This is a great place for a special brunch.
Sometimes how the most basic thing is pr ...
Sometimes how the most basic thing is prepared speaks to the delicacy of the culinary skill. The grits were sublime.
Special dining spot for my special friend!
It's a wonderful taste of New Orleans in Houston, Texas . . . Good brunch, nice southern hospitality, & delicious desserts. The live music was a bit too loud for the dining area we were in. I highly recommend dining here for brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Loved everything on this visit.
We arrived shortly after they opened on a Sunday morning. It was still quiet, which is what we prefer. The band went around the room to play songs that appeal to middle aged and up audience. I loved this. The waiter and his helper were very approachable and did a great job of attending to our needs and ever little detail. The food was outstanding too!
What more can you say about Brennan's that has not already been written. This place is a Houston Insitution of good food and service.
another good experience
very good. Waiter Robert was wonderful. Food was great. Love the 25-cent martini's.
A true experience in food and class.
A true experience in food and class.
Service was very attentive to my needs a ...
Service was very attentive to my needs and making sure I was satisfied. Food was amazing, and I had one of the Sous Chef's personally take care of me. I was dining for my Birthday, and they made it very enjoyable. It was one of the best dining experiences I have had. The Beef Tips are Top Notch!!
It was very good and the device was exce ...
It was very good and the device was excellent.
Always the best!!! Best quality, best me ...
Always the best!!! Best quality, best menu, best service, best drinks
Wonderful meal. The Shrimp Chippewa was ...
Wonderful meal. The Shrimp Chippewa was to die for.
This is one of the most fabulous places ...
This is one of the most fabulous places in Houston. They are one of the few places in town with a dress code. The food and staff are phenomenal.
one of my favorites for years...
Excellent in every respect, will be my go to dining establishment!
Always delicious - turtle soup w/ sherry ...
Always delicious - turtle soup w/ sherry and bananas foster -- perfection!
The food was delicious! Everything was g ...
The food was delicious! Everything was great! I definitely recommend this place!
We were there for our adult son's birthd ...
We were there for our adult son's birthday and the experience exceeded our expectations! We had a wonderful table in the main dining room. Food and service were exemplary! Of course the chopped salad, snapper Pontchartrain and bananas Foster were great! Many thanks for making this an amazing celebration!
Brennan;s always lovely and great.
i AM A HOUSTON NATIVE AND YOU JUST CANNOT GO WRONG W/ BRENNANS
Food was OK. Not up to the standards of ...
Food was OK. Not up to the standards of Brennan's in the past. Turtle soup and Banana's Foster still top rate
Noise level was horrible, stomping on ceiling
The manager never apologized for the stomping going on upstairs...instead the coward sent a worker to apologize after we were done eating and waiting for the valet!!! Never going back even though the food was great.
For more than 40 years we have dined at Brennan's, enjoying every minute of each visit. There is no finer restaurant in Houston. Period.
Fit for a good meal
Loved it! I highly place. Great food, lovely ambiance.
We had a spectacular birthday dinner las ...
We had a spectacular birthday dinner last Friday and it is the way we have always enjoyed at this landmark restaurant. From the moment we arrived at the valet, the staff is attentive and personable. We were seated almost immediately, unfortunately missing the lovely bar. But cocktails and an amuse of toasted bread with a crab mousse started the night. Wally was our server and he let me know that our special order for a lobster had been already received and was available if I still wanted it. I did, of course. So we had turtle soup as our starter. We chatted with the Sommolier to select a wine. We then met Chef Walter, who discussed how he would prepare my lobster. My partner ordered pecan-crusted red fish for his entree. For dessert we had bread pudding soufflés and finished with the best floor show in town... A Cafe Brulot smelling of orange, cloves, and cinnamon. Grabbed a handful of their buttery pecan pralines as I went out the door. A night to truly remember. I'll always keep coming back to this place for my very special occasions. Thank you all.
Excellent as expected
Excellent service. Excellent sazerac. Excellent crab cakes. Excellent Loire Valley Sauvignon blanc. As excellent as expected from a Brennan's family restaurant.
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