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Brenner's on the Bayou

1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
+1 713-868-4444
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here recently and although we had heard good things about Brenner's we had never had the opportunity to eat there. The service, atmosphere, and food were impeccable, although as we expected, the prices were higher as you would expect from an upper end...More

Thank thejlopez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old Rainbow Lodge is now Brenners on the Bayou. Great location, wonderful atmosphere indoors and out but the food is what you want to experience. As good as the steaks are the soufflés are better. Allocate the time to be sure you have one...More

Thank Tlcwacjac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Houston, a bar tender suggested we try Brenner’s for a special evening and a great steak. He was right on both scores. The “tree house” decor is something out of a movie set. Terrific service and solid food. The place is just a lot...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot for a restaurant, the location is excellent with a view over the Bayou. The lobster Bisque a highlight as was the other fish dishes White wine selection fairly priced with a bottle of Sancerre $50 well kept and chilled to perfection....More

Thank STMFs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is nice on Sunday with live music, and service is good. The 4 of us had quails, crab cakes, ceviche and chicken. Pretty good. But then the French toasts were terrible. Not immediately though, but in the afternoon and night that followed, since my...More

Thank Sebastien O
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Based on a recommendation, we went here with family to celebrate our anniversary. I can not say enough good things about our experience. There are beautiful spots outside for photos, the service was FANTASTIC, all six people in our group loved their entree and dessert....More

Thank msp526
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We came there at 10pm, it was not too crowded at in the patio. The food was good (after 30 minutes wait) but we were not enjoy the dinner. I think we got the worst service there tonight. Our table has not been cleaned yet,...More

Thank Linh P
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The patio bar BLUE on a cool night (65 degrees when we got there at 6 pm and 55 when we left) was stunning with 3 flaming fireplace tables lit and 5 tall heat elements burning. The lights in the trees created a glowing ambience....More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Went there Christmas Eve and it was outstanding, the food the ambiance and the service all five star. My wife has the Dover Soul served table side and I had filet truly a wonderful experience and a great way to spend Christmas Eve. The only...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This place use to be great on I10 when the other family owned it... Now it's tastes more corporate.... And I think it's overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
Situated In A Wooded Retreat On Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Near Memorial Park, Brenner’s Steakhouse Offers An Incredible Setting For An Unforgettable Dining Experience.
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