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Ernie's Restaurant

103 South Baylor Street, Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 836-7545
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Ranked #22 of 56 restaurants in Brenham
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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54 reviews from our community

61% Recommend
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English first
Arlington, Texas
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is correctly named "Ernie's All American Bistro" and is located near downtown. When the 38 members of my Corvette club visited for a 7:30 pm reservation, the streets were deserted (good parking) and no other customers were apparent. The food was very good, although not excellent. Our waitress was great and kept us entertained (I guess because she... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We sat at the small bar and enjoyed ourselves. We shared the fish tacos. They were great!! They have wine and beer only but that was fine it hit the spot.

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We tried to eat at this restaurant based on the reviews. We were greeted when we walked in and said they would clean a table for us. We went to the restroom and returned to the front, no one was there. Once we saw the table had been cleaned, the hostess returned but didn't say anything. I asked if that... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

This has become our place to stop for lunch between Houston and Austin. We get a friendly hello when we walk in. Food is good and well prepared. The bread is a food group all its own and is available to be bought as a loaf. The atmosphere is relaxed and pleasant.

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Glendale, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This was one of of the most enjoyable restaurant experiences ever! The food was fantastically good. My wife is allergic to garlic, so they prepared a garlic-free dish for her. The desserts were absolutely fantastic! Going back for Sunday brunch.

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High Point, North Carolina
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We went with a group and have been to this restaurant many times over the years. Our waitress was "off her meds" as she literally told us and was in a manic state. We were fairly horrified with most everything she said and how she behaved. She borrowed a pen from one of our friends because she didn't have one... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

OK. So I realize it is a busy time-- Texas I Bluebonnets and the Round Top Antique Festival. But 45 minutes to get our dinner? And the server did not bring our appetizer and when I asked he said "we are really busy and it must have been given to another table?????" Don't charge high prices and "pretend" to be... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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147 reviews 147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Loved our table by the window. Loved the mural on the wall. Very good menu, and the food was delicious. The server was very busy, but took good care of us. He recommended a "mystery" wine that we took a chance on and enjoyed very much!

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Brenham, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is the 2nd time we went to Ernie's and both times the service was terrible. The last visit was Valentines. We sat at the bar to get a glass of wine while our table was being set up. No one even asked us for a drink. Got to the table and the waiter asked for our food order; did... More

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Houston, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Amazing food in a lovely, casual atmosphere with an excellent staff. Earnie's never disappoints. Our very first date was there and we return to the scene of the crime as often as we can and the restaurant just keeps getting better and better!

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