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Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou

#111 of 7,050 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022 (Memorial Drive)
+1 713-868-4444
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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179 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location, atmosphere, service made for a great date-night. Pretty hard to ruin a steak but a well prepared/presented steak coupled with the three lead words makes for a truly enjoyable evening. I know, despite it being part of the Landry group … get over it. Brenner’s is worth a visit.

Thank CaptainBlackie
Germantown, Tennessee
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207 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very elegant experience. Outstanding and attentive service. Orders taken and food delivered in an orderly and pleasant pace. Very good selection of main courses, salads, side dishes. The food is professionally prepared. The portions are very generous. Very good wine list to compliment your meal. Also very good desserts to close out the evening.

Thank Thom P
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice dinner with friends. Food was great as always and the service wonderful with there very friendly and accommodating staff. Beautiful setting as well.

Thank red1990
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to happy hour Wednedsay before Thanksgiving and it was not crowded as usual. Great atmosphere and comfortable with the heat lamps and fire pits glowing. Happy hour prices- 3 angus beef sliders for $8.00; 3 lobster rolls for $8.00

Thank S2677IUsharonb
Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for 3rd anniversary. Staff went about and beyond expectations. Food and service was excellent. Hope to sit outdoor next time. Bring cash for the valet.

Thank Armando D
New Jersey
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A table on the balcony overlooking the restaurant below, very nice service , everything was perfect. Really enjoyed the Shrimp with grits. Great place for drinks, good Bloody Mary! Sunday Brunch was a good choice.

Thank BTrattler
North Oaks, Minnesota
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ate outside on the patio, and the grounds were beautiful. The service was excellent and the food outstanding. We had the filet with an Oscar topping. The preparation was perfect and the quality of the cut exceptional.

Thank Scott W
Houston, Texas
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great place located just on the Bayou, with fantastic views and gardens. Went for dinner to celebrate my husband's birthday and it was a good experience. Large wine selection, professional waiters, and good food. My Red Snapper was very fresh and the french green beans were perfectly cooked, crispy. Cauliflower was a little cold though. The Apple Strudel was very... More 

Thank evamariacampo
Pine Grove, Louisiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our first time and found it on tripadvisor. The staff was incredible, the food was amazing and you could take a short stroll after you eat. We highly recommend having a drink at the "Blue Bar" before your meal, Its a great place to relax. This isnt a place for the bargain hunter but if you want great... More 

Thank HanknKristi1
Houston, Texas
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Wow--you will not feel like you are in a big city but will be when dining at Brenners Steakhouse on the Bayou. The restaurant is nestled along Buffalo Bayou (river) and has terrific service. It also has a lively bar scene. The food is wonderful and many selections from steaks, to seafood, and to many salads and sides. You are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
    (Memorial Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: +1 713-868-4444

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?