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Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
+1 713-522-9711
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (111 reviews)
“turtle soup” (131 reviews)
“bananas foster” (151 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went in for appetizers and a drink today and was told the kitchen was closed so I ended up at the bar for happy hour. Their happy hour consisted of something called 777. Which meant they had seven drinks seven wines and seven appetizers each...More

Thank TheaTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family birthday dinner for my mother-in-law in the Staub room. Brennan's has been a family favorite for celebrations for years. The food and service were very good and we all enjoyed talking about old times at Brennan's. We'll be back. My only...More

Thank MissFlamingoGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here several times, mostly when celebrating an occasion. The food is always amazing and the service is top notch. It's a nice place so check the dress code before you book! We had the quail and oyster appetizers followed...More

Thank Mufflepuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner at Brennan's. The staff were very professional and attentive and the food was excellent. The snapping turtle soup was fantastic! An enjoyable atmosphere with great food and traditions.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful restaurant located south of downtown Houston. Impeccable service, a wide variety of Creole and standard fare and a wonderful wine list. Make a reservation and request the main dining room. Come a bit early and enjoy a drink in the bar. A treat...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations were easy to make online through open table. I wasn't feeling too good at the beginning of the dinner. I had a sore throat and couldn't stop coughing. Waiter recommended the spiced buttered rum drink. It was ok. Probably wouldn't order it again and...More

Thank UHcougarBdaygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been around for a while, here I feasted on some on a dozen Oysters and then went straight for the Grilled Redfish. Had a few drinks afterwards at the Courtyard bar.

Thank Timadams84
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

10 of my family were seated in a private dining room for a birthday celebration. One waiter was assigned to serve us. Service and food was exceptional.

Thank Bainesmann
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

THE best crab cakes ever!!! Even better than I remembered. None anywhere even come close. If you love crab cakes, you must give these a try. The others in our party had the pork chop, the filet mignon and the fish special. All we're cooked...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed eating here Mother's Day evening. The food was incredible – their gulf fish ponchartrain a classic that cannot be beat. Pre-dinner drinks (an old fashion for my mother who is gone and mint juleps) also perfect. The service was impeccable: they anticipated our...More

Thank Jenny M
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Linda R
Dress close pictured indicated jacket required, but website indicates otherwise. We are traveling from out of state and need to know if we need to pack a jacket for dinner or if a button down shirt is acceptable. Thank you.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Brennans1967 | Property representative |
Hello Linda, Thanks for your questions. A button down shirt is completely acceptable. At one point, we were a jacket-only restaurant but have since adjusted as local work attire has relaxed.as well. As a courtesy to all... More
Would like to know about parking - where and is there a fee? Also, what are the price of Mimosas and Bloody Mary's during weekend brunch?
16 August 2016|
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Response from IoaMS | Reviewed this property |
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Is the bar area open in between lunch and dinner?
14 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-9711
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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. From the reservationist to the waiters, chefs and every associate behind the scenes, our team is focused on the highest standard of excellence and equally dedicated to creating enduring memories of snapshots in time: the sealing of business deals, wedding proposals, joyful celebrations, and the marking of significant milestones along life's way. And the proof is in the (bread) pudding, with loyal patrons returning time and again to create new memories.Reflecting the same warmth as our friendly greeting, each farewell concludes with Brennan's signature lagniappe: an abundance of unforgettably fresh pecan pralines.
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