Brennan's of Houston
Manuel is our favorite waiter! He is THE BEST
Generally everything was up to the high Brennan’s standards, except for my lamb which was heavily salted and disappointing
Our favorite restaurant in Houston, especially for celebrations! We were having our annual celebration of my husband's birthday, and it was splendid as usual.
Great food, excellent service, wonderful ambiance - cannot recommend it highly enough!
Fabulous as usual!!!!!
There were 2 tables of 12 that were very loud and prohibited our conversation. The food was late in coming. Overall painful and expensive.
What an outstanding dinner with impeccable service. Felt like I was in New Orleans. Coutbouillon - fish was cooked perfectly and the sauce was tasty piquant. Others had shrimp Chippewa, duck, steak, and crab cakes. All plates were “cleaned”. Ended with banana foster and cafe brulot. How perfect!
Brunch was at it’s usual best! Wonderful salad, friend got Eggs Be dict with fried oysters. This is a person who usually doesn’t eat it all, and the plate was cleaned. Just excellent. I too got the 3 course brunch of Eggs Benedict for $46 which includes any appetizer, brunch dish and choice of all Brennan’s desserts. I got the Eggs Benedict with ham, which was just perfect! Of course, the table side cooking and presentation of the Bananas Foster is always perfect. ( the bananas were a little underripe)! But nothing diminished! Service was fabulous as usual! If you do reserve, which is recommended, ask for the ‘high chairs’ which cuts down on noise and provides privacy!
Great food! Great service!
Great as always!!! Service was good. I wish the bowl of turtle soup contained more. It felt more like a cup.
Excellent food, excellent service. Brennan’s goes the extra mile to make a great evening. Expensive but worth it. Great for special occasions.
One of the best restaurants and dining experiences I’ve ever had. Great staff, amazingly decadent food, and lots of great conversation with friends. Strongly recommend this Houston classic!
Service was over the top! The food was delicious. Loved the old Southern charm of the decor.
From the moment we walked into the restaurant I had that wonderful feeling I was dining at a friends home. The hostess was very welcoming and when we were seated the resturant had arranged the table for my friends birthday. She was thrilled. Rodney our server was on top of every single detail. You can find great food and great ambiance in many restaurants but great service as well as the other Two components make for the perfect dining experience and Rodney went above and beyond our expectations of service. I highly Recommend requesting him for your next event and you not be disappointed. Thank you everyone from the hostess, server assistants, bartender, kitchen, and management staff for making this a memorable event.
Brennan's was an amazing restaurant that made our anniversary perfect! The food and service was excellent
Out of state business guests, first time to Houston. Brennan’s is always my go-to for great Houston experience.
Our table was lovely and well placed for conversation. Our waiter had an ethnic accent which was charming but difficult to understand. It was difficult to order our food. It was also difficult to question him about ingredients and preparations. He worked with a bus girl who was attentive and tried to intervene to help us in ordering. I think she may have had difficulty understanding her coworker. Many mistakes were made when the food came to the table incorrect placement and overall confusion in presentation.
The Gulf oysters on the half shell were excellent. Very briny and good sized. The turtle soup was thin and lacked depth in taste, plus too much sherry poured in. Our diver scallops were perfectly cooked. The beef ribs were generous and tasty. My husband enjoyed the cheese grits and desserts did not disappoint. The bananas foster table side flambé was just as we had hoped.
Drinks were good but pricey as usual.
We will return but hope for better service next time
One of the best brunches I have ever had, Brennan's-Houston is just like the Original in New Orleans. I have been going to the New Orleans restaurant since I was a child. Excellent food and excellent service!
Consistent quality as usual!!! Thanks
Everything was excellent. The table next to us was quite loud and that distracted us from our own conversation.
Have not been to the restaurant in several years. It was very quiet on this night because the world series was playing in town. Should have been great food and service because they had time to focus. Not So. Sauces and seasonings were just average and this is a Cajun specialty. Overall the meal was just average the the prices was very expensive for what you got. Not the same place it used to be. Go to new Orleans if you like Brennans food.
Overall experience at this restaurant was very good. The food was great as always. Disappointed with are main waiter which effected the experience. Will definitely go back. Hopefully we’ll have a waiter which will make the experience more enjoyable.
Reunion with friends
Amazing service and food as always, the pecan pie was delicious!!!
Unfortunately, we've dined at Brennan's when everything was excellent some years ago, especially the food. This time, while the service was still really excellent, the food was disappointing. The Gulf Fish Pontchartrain was overcooked and tasteless. The Osso Bucco's pork quality was good however the sauce and risotto was mediocre. We were disappointed in the main events due to general lack of taste! The lettuce wedge was outstanding. I must comment on the bread. Buying HEB frozen baguettes and serving them at Brennan's might have saved a star or two - what you served in the little white paper bag was really soft, dry and a ball of dough! A white paper bag does not make up for lack of quality! Maybe this was an off night and someday we will try again. In a city of so many really great restaurants serving many similar dishes, a name restaurant like Brennan's should not have off nights as you depend on good turnover and repeat business. Unfortunate!
Brennan’s hasn’t been updated in 35 years. Really needs to be refreshed all the way around. That may antagonize it’s foundational patrons, but they’re all over 80, right? Keep the bananas foster, naturally, but come on, this isn’t the 1980s anymore.
Unbeatable. We've had bridal showers at Brennan's - absolutely fabulous, the service was impeccable, food delicious, and staff professional! I've had brunch and lunch here and it never fails to impress! One of my all time favorites! Oh! Did I mention the live jazz band and NOLA atmosphere on Sundays! So so much fun!
Good food and great services!
I have enjoyed many meals at Brennan's. The food has always been exception, this most recent visit was not exception. Service was attentive without being overbearing or intrusive. This is an excellent restaurant with reliable quality and service.
All good! Some dishes a little more complicated than necessary. Simpler would’ve been better. But, that said, all was super delicious and staff were superb!
Thank you for your feedback, Mark. If you'd like to leave specific feedback about which dishes you are referring to, our culinary team would love to hear about them. Thanks again for visiting us!
Always an excellent experience.
Great as usual
Thank you, Gary!
As always, the service was impeccable, the food absolutely delicious and always my favorite place in Houston !
Thank you, Cindy! Thank you for your patronage and continued support. We are just delighted to have you visit us. Have a great day!
This was our first time going to Brennan's. We had the brunch menu. Great time.
Hello Curtis, We are thrilled you joined us for brunch. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see you again soon!
Every time we come to Brennans we are never never disappointed. The service, food and ambiance is outstanding. I know we will continue coming there for all our celebrations.
Hello Sue, Thank you for your patronage. We love hearing that and are just delighted to have you dine with us each time. Have a wonderful day!
$99 wine and dine for two special was truly special!
Thank you! So glad you enjoyed it.
Always fabulous! Everything was perfect.
The 3 pralines for the birthday was a little shocking.
Hello SandeL, Thank you for joining us for your special occasion. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback.
Returned to Brennan's while in Houston for a trip. Wonderful venue and evening! It is always special to visit Brennan's