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About Owen Brennan's Restaurant

Owen Brennan's is a family owned and operated restaurant dedicated to bringing the taste and tradition of New Orleans to Memphis. With an extensive menu and innovative nightly specials, Owen Brennan's is the perfect environment for a family get together, business lunch or just a relaxing evening on our newly renovated patio. We hope to see you soon. Laissez Les Bonnes Temps Roulez! (Let the Good TImes Roll)

6150 Poplar Avenue
Suite 150
Memphis, TN 38119
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary French, Seafood, Creole

Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: Seating time - 9:30am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Ridgeway; Regailia Shopping Center

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(901) 761-0990

Website:
http://www.brennansmemphis.com/

Entertainment:
Join us for our award winning Sunday Brunch featuring world renown jazz trio music. Sunday Brunch from 10 am to 2PM every Sunday.

Catering:
Becky Cross

901-488-1182

Executive Chef:
Patrick Gilbert

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please visit our website www.Brennansmemphis.com for information on upcoming Mother's Day and Father's Day.

Owen Brennan's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

89% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Brunch (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Special Occasion (5)
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Romantic (4)
Fun (4)
Authentic (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Spicy (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Business Meals (2)
Casual (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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 (Memphis)·Dined on November 14, 2017

My husband chose Owen Brennen's for his birthday dinner. We had been there before and to be honest, I was not really looking forward to going. To my surprise, everything was great. The atmosphere was not too formal, but also not casual. The food was great. We had the special of filet with crab bites. Although stuffed, we had to get dessert of bananas foster as well. Our server was friendly and informed. If I had to find a complaint, I thought they would do something special for my husband's birthday. They wished him a happy birthday, but that was it. Even saying that, we will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Been here many times. The last two times, it seems like some changes must have taken place in the kitchen, and not in a good way. Same menu but the same dishes are not as good as in the past. Not sure what has happened, but there is a noticeable drop in how busy they are on a weekend night.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great food and wonderful service. Always a pleasure dining at Owen Brennan's.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Food is good, but not overly-impressive. Service is excellent.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great atmosphere, great staff. Most pleasurable experience I have had in quite some time

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Jordan, the front door hostess, makes you feel very welcome at the beginning of you dining experience. The menu is authentic creole.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Extreamly disappointed with the food. My husband ordered shrimp and grits and it was way too salty! I ordered lobster bow tie pasta and it lacked flavor altogether. For $31 you'd figure they'd use fresh lobster but judging by the taste of it...it wasn't fresh :( The fried eggplant appetizer was covered with breeding that it was hard to cut and eat and the only thing I can tasted was the tasteless bread ding. I will not return nor will recommend this place. Extreamly disappointed 😩

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

There were 4 of us, we had reservations and our table was ready. Service was excellent. Appetizers were very good. 2 of us ordered filet mignon and 2 ordered seafood. My advice is to shy away from the steaks, but, the seafood was awesome!!!!

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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on September 2, 2017

This was a family Saturday night dinner and was extremely pleased overall. The service was great with drinks being refilled appropriately without and need to ask. The food entrees were great including the Italian soup, herb chicken, voodoo chicken pasta, fried oysters, and definitely the beignets with caramel sauce. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very nice and makes you feel you are actually on vacation in New Orleans. The only ding I would give would be that it was clearly notated on the reservation we were celebrating a birthday and not even an acknowledgement was made. However, overall it was a great dinner and would definitely return in the future!

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 (Memphis)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Growing up in New Orleans and living in Memphis now , this is always a fun place to go to give me a taste of home. Service is always great and the food is yummy. Want to try everything!

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Liked it so much, went back three days in a row

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 (Mobile)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We booked our reservations based upon our experience in New Orleans. The place extremely well done but yet casual. You felt comfortable. The quality of the food was superior and well prepared. While a bit pricey i would not hesitate to return and plan on returning. Our waitstaff was attentive and knew the menu and the food.

If you quality food and atmosphere this is the place.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Disappointed. This visit definitely not up to par. Chewy round overcooked crawfish beignets. Red beans were watery as opposed to creamy.

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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Great experience, wonderful service, and delicious food!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Wait staff had little knowledge of menu.
Cooks had no knowledge of menu.
Dish I ordered was served without two of main ingredients.
Suggest you go to a restaurant with staff & management that desire excellence.
This one does not.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary and we truly enjoyed ourselves. Our waiter, Tiger was AWESOME.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on June 30, 2017

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our Girls Night Out. Our servers, Tiger & James were great. The food was awesome, the ambience was a little too dark for us (thankfully we had our iPhones for the light 🙂). We all had to take our entrees home, there was just too much for one person. The best part of our evening was dessert. We each took home the Bread Pudding!!! One of us ordered Creme Brûlée and after finishing it, even she decided(after sammpling one bite) that she wanted the Bread Pudding too.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on June 17, 2017

We enjoyed our experience very much. The food was excellent and the service was excellent. It was a pleasant atmosphere without a lot of hustle and bustle. Can't wait to try the Eggs Benedict. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Memphis)·Dined on June 16, 2017

I enjoyed a romantic lunch date

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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on June 10, 2017

The menu had a large selection of items to choose from. The waiter was helpful and friendly; he didn't hover or ignore. The items were well prepared, but they are more traditional offerings.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Great experience. Had not been there is some time, but definitely going back soon..

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Excellent food, and great service. Never had a bad meal here!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 19, 2017

The appetizer we had (smoked salmon dip) left something to be desired but the entrees we had (seafood bowtie pasta, scallops, and crawfish eggs benedict) were beautiful and filling. The scallops were a little weird but maybe I just wasn't in the mood. Cocktails and wine were great, desert was awesome. Our server, Amanda, was totally fantastic and so at ease I trusted her every move.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, People Watching, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Authentic
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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on May 13, 2017

This fine restaurant definitely needs more servers. We have always loved the food and ambiance at OB's. The place was very busy and they needed another waiter or two to help speed things up.
Our food: The shrimp appetizer was delicious-one of our entrees was hot the other was only lukewarm. We waited, and waited, waited some more, and the server kept coming by apologizing and I thought the manager would surely visit our table- he did not. Hmmm.
We were there from 6:45 until 8:30. IF we go back we will go earlier and probably during the week!

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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 13, 2017

First time eating there; staff was very friendly; Food tasted Fantastic especially if love Creole Favored.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 11, 2017

It was great

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 (Memphis)·Dined on May 1, 2017

Waitress was great.

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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Staff was very accommodating and set up a table for 6 quickly in the bar area. We had great service by the bartender that night Lowrie. With quiet efficiency he took care of our food and drink orders. Great service!!!

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups
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 (Memphis)·Dined on April 8, 2017

We've eaten here for lunch a few times & it's always been great. However, our dinner was very much lacking (especially for the price). My pasta was very bland and my husbands steak was mediocre. Drinks were good, will come back to the bar, but probably not for dinner.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Wonderful experience - food and service was outstanding

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 3, 2017

Very good pork chops special was highlight of meal. Very friendly service that seemed in a hurry to drain the wine bottle and get it off table. Good oysters on the half shell. Solid restaurant.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on April 1, 2017

We visited the restaurant on a Saturday evening. The food was perfect ! Our only complaint was the table location and arrangement. As a party of 5, we were seated at a table that was at the conflux of all people traffic coming in and out of that area. With that being said, it was noisy and chaotic . The table arrangement consisted of a round table with a crescent shaped bench around one side of the table and one chair. We were all stepping on each others feet because we were all scrunched together. We did ask for another chair and that helped the situation. Overall, we enjoyed our dinner and we do plan to come back.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 28, 2017

The sever was very good and the bread pudding was amazing. However, my entree was lukewarm which was a bit disappointing

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Memphis)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Owen Brennans is not what it used to be !!! The Drinks was good n the atmosphore was great for after work setting but the food was not , my shrimp amd grits was served warm . the pasta was bland and my bread pudding was just ok. i think i would only go here for brunch now becuae they still have the best Brunch in Memphis, the omelettes are made to order ....

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Memphis)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Couples get together for a nice neighborhood restaurant. Drinks where amazing and food was very tasty and filling. I had the Pasta Jambolia which was great and enough for two.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Spicy, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Memphis)·Dined on March 13, 2017

One of the best in Memphis. Great food, great service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on March 13, 2017

The raw oysters and grilled were superb, as well as the eggs Benedict. Very enjoyable lunch experience.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on March 10, 2017

Came here with a few friends that I hadn't seen in a while. Service was fantastic. Food was pretty good. Would definitely return.

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on March 3, 2017

There was not one thing on the menu that didn't look good. Great place. Noise level was very nice. I wish I could have saved room for dessert

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 (Memphis)·Dined on February 22, 2017

Flavor of food was good, but unfortunately it was not hot.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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