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Brennan's

4.8
7628 Reviews
$31 to $50
Creole
“Best Restaurants in the World” -Condé Nast Traveler. “Top 10 Best Restaurant in the South” -Southern Living. “Top 10 Restaurant in New Orleans” -NOLA.com

Welcome to Brennan’s for weekend dining and Thursday nights. Our menus marry classic Creole traditions with inspired, contemporary influences. Breakfast at Brennan’s is a spirited, indulgent way to begin your day! " Bubbles at Brennan's" Happy Hour features discounted bottles of premium Champagne - a perfect prelude to a memorable dinner. Flaming Bananas Foster, invented at Brennan's, is a timeless New Orleans tradition. Enjoy dining in one of our 8 glamorous dining rooms, our famously lush courtyard, or in the spectacular wine cellar.

Our Health and Safety Promise from our Family to Yours:
-We promise to prioritize your health and safety.
-All facets of daily operations will meet and exceed guidelines designed to keep you safe.
-We will deliver our mission to make people happy and enjoy the thrill of doing so.

Support Brennan's during COVID-19

Experiences

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Special menus

  • 3-Course Lobster Dinner Menu

     $55.00 per person
    Starting Oct 15, 2020
    Indulge in our Lobster Centric 3-Course Dinner featuring: Lobster & Corn Chowder (Fingerling Potato, Bacon Lardons), Chilled Lobster Salad (Cucumber, Chive Remoulade, Brioche Crouton), and Butter Poached Lobster (Short Rib & Foie Gras Ravioli, Peas, Red Wine Reduction)
  • 3-Course Coolinary Fall Brunch

     $40.00 per person
    Oct 23 - Nov 22, 2020
    Join us and indulge in our 3-Course Coolinary Brunch Menu. Start with Bruleed Grapefruit or Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. For your entree - EGGS ST. CHARLES - crispy fried redfish, creamed spinach, blood orange hollandaise, or CHICKEN ROCHAMBEAU - Canadian bacon, toasted brioche, spinach, bearnaise, red wine sauce. Finish with Lemon Mousse dessert.
  • 3-Course Coolinary Fall Dinner Menu

     $40.00 per person
    Oct 22 - Nov 22, 2020
    Join us and indulge in our 3-Course Coolinary Dinner Menu. Start with Jackson Salad or Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. For your entree - CIDER BRAISED PORK SHOULDER - celeriac mousseline, glazed apples, baby bok choy, or CREOLE SPICED SPECKLED TROUT - braised endive, baby beets, dill scented brown butter. Finish with Lemon Mousse dessert.

Offers

Bubbles at Brennan's

Starting Jul 24, 2020 · Sun 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Fri - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Enjoy discounted bottles of premium Champagne (Taittinger, Billecart, Palmer & Co., & more) plus refreshing bubbly cocktails offered Friday and Saturday from 9 AM - 7 PM and Sunday from 9 AM - 2 PM. Also - Live Champagne sabering on our spectacular courtyard every Friday at 5 PM to kick-off the weekend!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 7628 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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OpenTable Diner
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As soon as we walked in the door we were welcomed. They were active is covid protocol and showed us to our table. Jamie was our server and she was fantastic! We enjoyed cocktails created by Lu Brow - a master bartender that was followed by an amazing meal. Then of course we had the bananas foster.

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MoniqueH
Houston
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed a delightful Birthday Brunch!

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vipNealS
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been there many times, and have never had a bad experience. It was my date's first time and the Banana's Foster preparation was fantastic!

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paula
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food5service3ambience5

We waited 30 minutes or more for them to take our drink order. The manager was absolutely rude when we tried to voice our concerns.

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CharleneD
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Honestly, for the price the food was not worth it. Portions were extremely small (which is to be expected with fine dining) but some of the food was cold. My friend ordered the pecan tart and it was so bad we couldn't even take more than one bite.

It wasn't busy when we went and it took over an hour before our order was taken.

Positives were that the drinks were really good and the oysters jaime were one of the best things I'v eaten.

We were really excited to eat here but it was definitely a let down.

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vipcoletta18
New Orleans
34 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The Coolinary menu was pretty good- the dessert was not anything great. It was a lemon pudding with pistachios on top- nothing special. The butternut soup was incredible, and the pork shoulder was delicious.

While the waiter was very pleasant, the service was extremely slow. The service did not meet the Brennan's expectation.

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vipLarry
Charlotte
52 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was very tasty, service attentive; a little disappointed with the dessert substitution. I ordered pecan pie, chocolate torte was served. Also, would have liked to have the squash soup without ordering the coolinary meal.
Overall, a good experience.

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Bakermann
San Antonio
5 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place !

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Happy
New Orleans
43 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan's is a must visit when in the French Quarter. Delicious drinks & food enjoyed by all! Wait staff provides excellent service - attentive yet not intrusive. Easy to let time go by while enjoying the view!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second time at Brennan’s for brunch. It was just as delicious at the last time. Highly recommend for an upscale brunch.

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Jack
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan's is an awesome New Orleans staple. We highly recommend.

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Tayleinee
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you’re coming to NOLA for the first time or the 50th you NEED to stop here. The food, service, and ambiance are truly magical!

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vipLeeAnnM
Birmingham
10 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A NOLA classic! Beef tenderloin was fantastic and the table side bananas foster should be experienced by everyone at least once. We were a little disappointed to see some patrons in Jean shorts and “workout” attire. The restaurant is doing a great job with local COVID restrictions. Fun experience and great service!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a wonderful experience. The food was amazing, far beyond anything we've had before.

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vipCalebC
New Orleans
7 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Thursday night lobster dinner was great! Very nice service and even better that we got to sit on the patio. Def will be back.

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vipBetty
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed sitting outside in courtyard, service was perfect despite the Covid rules we were all following. We enjoyed the special Thursday lobster menu and even indulged in table side Bananas Foster.

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Jenk
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect as always! Beautiful, delicious, always a must do when in Now Orleans.
PS...definitely get the Bananas Foster.

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SeanY
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there at brunch time. We had 3 entrees (schnitzel, pastrami hash, their signature variation on eggs benedict, and the bananas foster. All of them were excellent. Total, with no drinks, was around $65 which is a little high but not too bad. Kind of one of those places you just have to go to.

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BradG
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan's is a special place. Our service was incredible as was the food. The waiter saw my son was upset and brought him some cotton candy to cheer him up. This is definitely one of my favorite spots.

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HerbertS
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 1st meal at Brennan's. We will be back.

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vipDavidM
New Orleans
17 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Overall very good. Food excellent. Service a bit on the slow side.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan’s is always a good idea

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My shrimp dish was delicious and the bananas foster was outstanding. We had excellent attentive service from the entire staff. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good but different. Eggs Benedict served with mushrooms and balsamic vinegar. I was a little unsure but went with it. It was delicious! Service was fantastic and super sweet.

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AmandaC
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Loved our Sunday brunch outside in the courtyard. Perfect Sunday morning!

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DinnerTime
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I grew up in the NOLA area and had always heard about how great Brennan's was, but never tried it because I had the perception it was too expensive. Boy, was I wrong. This place is incredible. The service, atmosphere and food are exceptional, and we had an unforgettable experience full of some of the best food I've ever eaten. Kudos to our waitress for answering our questions about the decor in the Rex room - she was superb.

If you're in New Orleans, make sure you visit Brennan's. Not only will you have one of the best meals of your life, but you'll experience a magical piece of NOLA history that has earned its reputation and then some.

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sammytheshadow
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Was slightly disappointed that I could only order a cocktail from the lunch menu. Wanted a Corpse Reviver but it wasn’t an option. The French 75 was quite tasty though.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan’s was amazing. The drinks were delicious and the food was to die for. The egg Sardou was a perfect choice for brunch. Two giant thumbs up!

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vipJimB
New Orleans
19 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Felt very safe and comfortable. This was my first time to dine in a restaurant since March. Very nice time. The filet was tiny. Prob way to small for most men. I think it was 5 ounces but seemed even smaller. The outside speaker was too loud if it’s next to your table.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and delicious dinner. Special night!

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vipSRKR
San Francisco
26 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and food!! A true NOLA food 'must'!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience4

When we had gotten to the restaurant and sat down at our table we were greeted by an extremely rude waiter. Said rude waiter also wouldn’t let us pop our champagne that we brought and still tried to make us pay the corkage fee. While the ambiance was pretty nice, the food definitely wasn’t worth the money. All I’m saying is Waffle House would’ve definitely done better.

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Keith
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience! Our server Roy was spectacular! I recommend this place to everyone. Went with my 2 kids to and they loved it.

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LindaH
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent service with excellent food! Would expect nothing less from a Brennan's restaurant

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Misha
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing breakfast! Start with the oysters j’aime and brandy milk punch! The egg hussarde will blow your mind!!

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JenniferW
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was fantastic! Roy was an excellent waiter. Will be back soon.

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vipdfauerbach
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat out back on the patio for brunch, the weather was outstanding as well as the service, food and whole experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Eggs St. Charles was the best egg dish I’ve ever eaten.
What happened to the picture of people watching a TV in the middle of the courtyard that used to be in the men’s room?

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Great service. Wonderful food and drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Please hold prospective guests to your minimum dress code. We saw a few understandable marginal outfits, but one “gentleman” walked through the dining room in a tank top - it was quite distracting.
Also, what happened to the picture in the men’s room of guests watching a TV event in the ‘50s in the courtyard.

FAQs

Brennan's is rated 4.8 stars by 7628 OpenTable diners.

Brennan's does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.neworleans-food.com/shop/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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