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Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
+1 713-522-9711
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turtle soup” (145 reviews)
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French, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We hosted a rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding for 34 people in the Coast Room at Brennan's of Houston (BofH). We are from the New Orleans area where the Brennan family operates several nationally known, award winning restaurants AND we have been to all...More

Thank LesterFamily1436
Brennans1967, Manager at Brennan's of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello LesterFamily, It is truly our honor to be able to celebrate such an occasion with our guests. We love that it was a hit and are simply delighted to pass along the kudos to our team. Thank you for taking the time to leave...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to a business event and loved the ambiance and cocktail foods. Chicken tenders with a great variety of cheeses, and highly refined lemon meringue tartlets and bourbon balls that I had to make extra effort to stop eating with coffee.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time for brunch. I have to say, rarely has restaurant management/ownership greeted my family so warmly. The menu is simple, yet versatile as you can mix and match diverse appetizers, soups, and entrees. The three styles of eggs benedict are amazing....More

Thank Vic777_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impeccable service, a beautiful setting, and great food make this a Houston institution. We tend to come here more for special occasions or to bring out-of-town family/guests. My husband loves the choices of seafood, and I get a steak; everyone goes home happy. The platter...More

Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious. The desserts are out of this world. Service is attentive and professional. They have a lovely patio.

Thank FamilytravellerTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a seven hour lay-over in Houston and decided to visit the City -- lunch of course was on top of the list. From research, and recommendations, we made a reservation at Brennan's. What a delight. The place looks amazing, the service top notch,...More

Thank OnAir813933
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Favorite restaurant in the entire world. Service is always impeccable. Food is always outstanding. The restaurant was built in the 1920s in the building itself is absolutely stunning. The Decor and ambience is out of this world. A must see at least once in a...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Still the choice for upscale dining for business or special occassion after 30 plus years. Spur of the moment, we decided to go on a Tuesday night. Very light crowd. Service as usual - impeccable. We had their usual tremendous gumbo and triple combo soups....More

Thank JoeHouston52
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Took family, party of 8, to celebrate family and talk about what my wife and I plan for our near future. The service was exceptional, the waiter Jeremy, interacted with the grandsons well. He amused them by showing how to fold napkins in the shape...More

Thank jacktn13
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I visited Brennan's for a dinner in August. I enjoyed South American dishes and Texas wines. For a desert I enjoyed their performance using frame near my table.It was my first time to eat a soup including sea turtle.

Thank Tokudai N
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16 November 2017|
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Response from racingme77 | Reviewed this property |
I never sought out vegetarian options until very recently. Brennan's has an excellent kitchen, always eager to please, in my opinion. I would not be afraid to make a special request regarding vegetarian options or anything... More
Linda R
15 May 2017|
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Response from Brennans1967 | Property representative |
Hello Linda, Thanks for your questions. A button down shirt is completely acceptable. At one point, we were a jacket-only restaurant but have since adjusted as local work attire has relaxed.as well. As a courtesy to all... More
17 August 2016|
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Response from IoaMS | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006-6692
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-9711
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Since our 1967 opening as a sister restaurant to the world-famous Commander's Palace in New Orleans, Brennan's of Houston has evolved into the city's premier destination for memorable dining served with true Southern hospitality. From the reservationist to the waiters, chefs and every associate behind the scenes, our team is focused on the highest standard of excellence and equally dedicated to creating enduring memories of snapshots in time: the sealing of business deals, wedding proposals, joyful celebrations, and the marking of significant milestones along life's way. And the proof is in the (bread) pudding, with loyal patrons returning time and again to create new memories.Reflecting the same warmth as our friendly greeting, each farewell concludes with Brennan's signature lagniappe: an abundance of unforgettably fresh pecan pralines.
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