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
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.
Our favorite Houston Restaurant
Elegant ambiance with true New Orleans style food. The menu selections are wonderful, the food fantastic and the wine list incredible. Wait staff are excellent and work as a team, always attentive but not obtrusive. This is without a doubt our favorite restaurant in Houston for fine dining with elegant ambiance and excellent service. We would rate this fine dining experience six stars, if there was such a rating.
The evening had potential.
What a shame that almost everything was served lukewarm! Grilled oysters, redfish, cauliflower-brie soup, greens with lardons, beets...all could have been delicious if they had been cooked and brought out to the table in a timely manner! The only hot dish we had was the bananas Foster dessert, which was served table side. Our good meal could have been a great meal!
Few restaurants transport you in place, in charm, in style and in food. Brennan's does that. Even in driving over to the restaurant haven, you suddenly feel New Orlean's roll by ever so graciously. Then, you enter a mansion that feels ready just for you, finding two warm pralines to sweeten the deal. You won't know how lucky you are, however, until the food is served. Just right gumbo makes everything seem "ok" in all the world. Steaks with perfect sauces, drinks with serious flair, seafood from healthy waters, it is all there and all good. I've treasured their little recipe book for years, but going there makes more sense. Do it. Our waitress Joey made us feel right at home, I would like to say that she made us very happy and brought us the feeling of being a part of being in a restaurant historically appreciated and well seasoned with grace. We loved our time there.
We brought friends here for the first ti ...
We brought friends here for the first time and they loved it! Brennan's is a civilized oasis of impeccable service and fine dining. It is not rushed, European in feel, and sophisticated without pretension. We had a wonderful luncheon. It was truly an escape from the noise and rush of most restaurants. Thank you!
Excellence As Usual
Great brunch on Sunday. Lovely soup of the day.......Crawfish Tortilla!!! A blend of Texas and Louisiana flavors. YUMMO!!! Eggs Benedict was fantastic as was the Louisiana Wild Catfish and Eggs. Dessert topped off an awesome dining experience. Froberg Farms Strawberry Cream Cheese Crepes with Strawberry Sauce and Mini Beignets with Cafe au Lait Anglaise. Want to repeat that brunch for sure real soon!!! :)
Great Sunday Brunch
My husband and I enjoyed the brunch at Brennan's for our birthdays. Our table overlooked the courtyard, the service was attentive, each course was delicious and well presented. Can't wait to go back again.
The mahi was breaded and overcooked for ...
The mahi was breaded and overcooked for one guest. Staff misunderstood expressed and emphasized instructions when placing order for another guest, same dish (encouraged by waiter to place another order which was done). For the price I've had better plates of food at other fine dining restaurants.
Well organized for shuttle. Great new lo ...
Well organized for shuttle. Great new lower cal brunch items
First time at Brennan's - service was outstanding (Joe), Food was everything I was told it would be by family and friends who have been there. Dining room very comfortable and unique!
Always great food. Must try the turtle soup and the bananas foster. Food, Service, pralines are always great!
Brennan's is a classic!
love the ambiance, the strolling musicians, food is terrific, service was delightful!
Brennen's is Great!
I have eaten here many times and it is always great. I love the food and the service is wonderful. Go and have a great time.
Excellent location for date night. Gumbo ...
Excellent location for date night. Gumbo was off the chain.
Outstanding food and service as usual. A ...
Outstanding food and service as usual. And very nice recognition of our special occasion.
The BEST Crab Cake Ever!
Although everything we ordered was delicious, the crab cake was magnificent! Will eat there whenever I'm in Houston - it's worth every penny
I ordered the shrimp and grits- it was a ...
I ordered the shrimp and grits- it was amazing!
Crawfish in Season
A chance to dine on any number of dishes with in season crawfish, don't miss it here. The chefs know how to bring it! Ask for Greg's section when reserving, he can make the experience custom.
Anytime I walk in the door at Brennan's I am immediately treated like family. It has the best food, Chef Danny continues to amaze us with wonderful dishes and the entire staff is so professional and always makes certain that your request is met. I can't wait to return. Thanks for having a well oiled machine Mr. Alex.
We go each time when we are in New Orleans AND Houston! Have been to each location many many times! This was a wonderful experience. Great service. Very attentive. The 'best of all time' turtle soup. Delicious and spicy shrimp remoulade. The gumbo was good. We think the roux needed some work. That was surprising. The fish in pecans was very good. The steak oscar was fantastic. The hollandaise melted in your mouth. And there was a huge pile of blue crab. We had beignets for dessert. They were good but can't compare to New Orleans. Probably should have had the bananas foster. Oh, and the pralines they gave us, and that were at the front door, are the best best best! Don't forget to pick up a few more on your way out!
Fabulous as usual.
The waitstaff we had was exceptional. Also, we had requested a certain seating area and our request was beautifully complied with. A lovelier lunch I could not imagine.
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