Brennan's

4.8
8289 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. Flaming Bananas Foster, invented at Brennan's, is a timeless New Orleans tradition. Dine in one of 8 glamorous dining rooms, our famously lush courtyard, or our spectacular wine cellar. Free parking Thurs. Nights at the Omni Royal Orleans Parking Garage. $8 Parking Friday - Sunday (6 hours; based on availability). When dining at Brennan's, we promise to prioritize your health and safety.
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Experiences

  • Coolinary Dinner Menu

    $45.00 per person

    Jul 15 - Sep 5, 2021

    Join us for a 3 course Coolinary Dinner menu and indulge in some of our most popular menu items. Start with Cornmeal Fried Oyster Salad or Chilled Tomato Gazpacho. For your entree - GULF FISH AMANDINE (Haricot Verts, Marcona Almonds, Preserved Lemon Butter) or BACON WRAPPED PORK TENDERLOIN (Sweet Corn & Tomato Nage, New Potato Rissolet). Conclude with Lemon Meringue Tart.
  • Coolinary Brunch Menu

    $45.00 per person

    Jul 15 - Sep 5, 2021

    Join us for a 3 course Coolinary Brunch menu and indulge in some of our most popular menu items. Start with Creole Caesar Salad or Chilled Tomato Gazpacho. For your entree - BBQ SHRIMP & GRITS (Cheddar Grits, Spicy Scallion Salad, New Orleans Style BBQ Sauce) or EGGS SARDOU (Crispy Artichokes, Parmesan Creamed Spinach, Sauce Choron). Conclude with Lemon Meringue Tart.

Offers

  • Bubbles at Brennan's Happy Hour

    Multiple dates available

    Sun 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Thu - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Enjoy discounted bottles of premium Champagne (Mumm, Delamotte, Nicolas Feuillatte & more) plus refreshing bubbly cocktails offered Thursday - Sunday from 9 AM - 6 PM, Also - Live Champagne sabering on our spectacular courtyard everyday at 5 PM!

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 8289 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined 8 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably the Best Restaurant in Nola. Highly recommend đź’—

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JoyD
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The service and ambiance were great. The drinks were perfect; strong with fresh ingredients. My husband had the bacon wrapped tenderloin, which he loved and I had the lacquered duck, which I thought was ok. I will definitely go back the next time I visit New Orleans, but order something different.

JB
vipJimB
New Orleans
20 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

David, The maître d’ was very accommodating. joe aka Poodle is an amazing server. Favorite place in Nola

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tulsa
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan's is a must visit on any trip to NOLA. From their perfectly prepared seafood gumbo to the beautifully plated and elegant Ceasar Salad, the appetizers set the expectations for a phenomenal main course. Never turn down a table side prepared Bananas Foster.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The food and atmosphere were wonderful. Our server could’ve been more attentive.

JB
JamesB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here was excellent. The service provided by the staff was also extremely good.

JW
vipJesseW
Salt Lake City
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food. Exceeded expectations.

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Rods
Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambience could be updated! The feeling of old is good but it's still can have a crisper feeling

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CheyenneG
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best breakfast I have ever had… the service is incredible and our server helped us decide what to order. The French toast appetizer is to die for… and the drinks are a perfect way to start the day. One of our favorite parts of the trip!

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SharonO
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience4

The eggs Benedict dish we both had was tepid. Just not warm enough. Otherwise, an excellent dining experience!

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KathyP
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, drinks and service all terrific The preselected rock and roll songs played made us cringe. Stick to NOLA jazz

MC
MarkC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jamie was fantastic. She made the meal really special for us.

DG
DanaG
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A classic restaurant with outstanding food and service! It’s a must in NOLA!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
16 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing service! Amazing food!

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JosephS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were greeted immediately by a friendly but very professional staff and offered morning cocktails, a tradition for breakfast.

The food was delicious. I had turtle soup while my wife had seafood gumbo, followed by our main courses.

The restaurant was busy but the noise level was reasonable. We could talk across the table without raising our voices.

While Brennan's is expensive, it is well worth it for the food and the experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

The food, drinks and service was wonderful however for the price the serving portions are a bit laughable. Ordered the trout and the Cesar salad. Both delicious but the salad consisted of literally three lettuce leaves. I guess that’s to be expected with fine dining experiences but I left hungry after a $100 tab. My husband ordered the gumbo and I will say it’s the best I’ve tried in the city.

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Knowmyseafood
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Celebrating a birthday. Enjoyed the experience.

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DanielleF
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!!!!! This was our first time at Brennan's. We were told you needed reservations 2 months in advance, but thanks to the Open Table alert text, we got in on our last day in New Orleans! We go yearly to New Orleans for a Visionary Conference, and will be returning to Brennan's when we go back.
Ordered the French toast for an appetizer, the Croque Madam and the Eggs St. Charles for our main dish, followed by the World Famous Bananas Foster!

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JenniferG
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service! Highly recommend the Bananas Foster for dessert!!

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OpenTable Diner
Springfield
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was by far my favorite place to eat all week in New Orleans.

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KatieC
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great time at Brennan's. The food and drinks were fantastic. I had the steak and eggs which was cooked perfectly and seasoned so well. The restaurant is so beautiful on the inside. I will definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic! The croquet madame was to die for! Our bartender, Marissa, was the absolute best!

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I just wish there was still a dress code. Too many tats on bare arms and other parts. Too many collarless tee shirts with messsages. Crying baby. Bachelorette parties too loud. I miss the good ole days. When were were guests of coach bud Wilkinson during the sugar bowl. But then I am 80. Oh my.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the birthday cotton candy!!

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Judy
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Brennans is such a wonderful and classy restaurant. It is a must do when in NOLA.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Remains a premier dining location in New Orleans.

BA
vipBobA
Orlando
30 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to Joe for the great service and fun conversation. Thank you to the Sommelier for your wine recommendation and again congrats on the Grand Award! Food was exceptional. It was my first time @ Brennan’s but there will be many more!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!!!

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vipAuntbig
Dallas
23 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great birthday option. Cotton Candy is so fun

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KathleenS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything is top notch! The staff is outstanding and the food is perfection. They went out of their way to make my husband’s birthday special. We went twice on this trip!

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MzTamra
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal, fabulous service and a memorable experience.

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Scubagirl
St. Louis
6 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambiance and service was spectacular. Food was great, especially the short ribs.

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vipDavid
Hawaii
54 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When in New Orleans, one has to have brunch at Brennans. It is mandatory.

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Dosh
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was done at the high level. Service, food, atmosphere were all that the Brennan reputation puts forth.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Birthday dinner! Joe and Joe was amazing along with the food and drinks’

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
24 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite NOLA restaurants.

The food is amazing and the service is always exceptional.

Our server Lauren was amazing. Very warm and helpful. She did a great job of describing each dish and really knows wine.

Good service elevates the meal to an experience, and tonight’s meal was an experience I will remember for a long time.

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summersm
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceeded all my expectations , can’t wait to visit again. From Tampa Florida

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AmiH
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to Brennan's a few times before our last visit for brunch with friends. While our experiences were always pleasant, they never quite "wowed" us as our last visit did. We were greeted several times from the door to our table, and had an amazing server named Alfredo. He was incredibly kind, helpful, attentive, and just a great conversationalist. His helper was wonderful too. My fish was extremely flavorful and my daughters were also very pleased with their French toast and the Southern Breakfast. My husband is a bit of a steak connoisseur, so when he said his steak and eggs was "unbelievable," I knew it had to be amazing. I cannot say enough good things about our visit and we will without a doubt be returning for brunch soon.

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Moon
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was wonderful. Waiter ignored our table of 6 almost completely once initial order placed (we are a family of mostly non-drinkers, so we assume this is why?). Server spilled coffee on my daughter and food on me. Waited forever to place and receive dessert order. Lovely restaurant. Disappointing service. Food was terrific.

MB
MichelleB
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brennan’s is an experience that must be had in Nola! The Bananas Foster is a must!

FAQs

Brennan's is rated 4.8 stars by 8289 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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