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Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006 (Midtown)
713-522-9711
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Ranked #8 of 7,216 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Stuart
Description: 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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English first
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I have been here several times for Christmas holiday brunch with a group. Everything has always been perfect from the reservations to the check. Thank you to the staff at Brennan's for always making our special occasion special.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

had my birthday party at Brennan's this past Saturday. we all had the best time ever and the service was excellent. food superb and tables decorated just the way we wanted. Grand experience. would do it again.

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Katy, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

great food-excellent service - fair prices. celebrating our anniversary was just perfect. food was excellent and the service was just perfect.

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We have been there several times over the past years and wish to say they have not "slipped" one bit. No matter the choice of food, the service excels, the food "to die for", and the price reasonable.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Brennan's is always a treat--consistently good food and service in a pleasant atmosphere. Was there for restaurant weeks. Enjoyed the experience--always leave room for the pralines on the way out.

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84 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Seldom do great establishments take their brand on the road. I hate to say it but that was our experience here. There was a sense of rushing by the staff albeit they were friendly about it. Being fair not be overly critical as a satellite restaurant to the highly famed Brennan's in naw leans, we couldn't help but make comparisons.... More

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Started with the turtle soup which was delicious. A friend had the soup trio and said it was a mistake to get anything but the turtle soup alone. Another friend ordered the strip, which looked delicious. I had the filet off-menu with hollandaise sauce and asparagus, which was cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. The bananas foster were the perfect way... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is a great location to impress folks but the food is meh. I never ate a meal this salty in my 10 years in this city known for the high standards of its restaurants. Go there and be elegant all you want, but the food will not impress you. Old school Houston.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is elegant even at lunch. There is a dress code meaning no jeans and beach wear. Even thoug it was 100 degrees outside, people were covered up. We were warned by our hotel that there is a dress code so we were in dresses. We were seated in an intimate area with only 8 tables overlooking a courtyard.... More

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

What a great dinner! The restaurant is in a beautiful old building, restored after a recent fire. Head to toe, the place was sophisticated and full of southern charm. The food equally matched the decor, everything we had from soup to dinner to dessert was top notch. When in Houston visit Brennan's!

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