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Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou

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Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022 (Memorial Drive)
713-868-4444
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good place to go to for happy hour

Went there with my husband and two friends who are moving away. My husband and I decided to get there early and check out the happy hour and the patio and grounds everyone raves about. It was nice. I think the happy hour is a great deal to check out after work. We ordered the gyro and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Raye H
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I went there last week for my husbands birthday. We were seated right away at a little table pushed against a wall. The window was framed from top to bottom so it was like our own little cubby. They have put rose petals on the table for his birthday. Very romantic. The lights were just low enough to put you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Scenic setting on the Bayou with outdoor seating. Service is very good, food is exceptional. last visit I had the crab cakes (best in Houston) and Gulf snapper--both delicious. Excellent venue for quiet evening with someone special. excellent wine selection

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We held a dinner event for about 15 people. The food was nice, service good. We had a nice menu with both fish and filet as the main selections. Discuss pricing for events with the correct Dept. One comment: If we had 100 percent attendance this long narrow room (with a view, near the bar area) would gave been very,... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Outstanding service as you might expect but the food is really really good. best crab cakes in town, cancelled my salad order to get another one. Gulf snapper was equally impressive. Excellent wine list Outside bar area overlooking the bayou

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I went to Brenner's on the Bayou for our anniversary dinner and the ambiance in the place is fantastic! The staff was extremely professional and attentive. The atmosphere and landscaping was really cool to take in. Definitely a must see for any couple looking for a chill place to enjoy a meal or a drink!

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Houston, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Went there with my husband and two friends who are moving away. My husband and I decided to get there early and check out the happy hour and the patio and grounds everyone raves about. It was nice. I think the happy hour is a great deal to check out after work. We ordered the gyro and it was phenomenal.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

like a small oasis in the desert, this delightful watering hole in downtown Houston. If you are getting married this is a place you would consider without a doubt.. You will need good lungs however there is no lift to the top floor. External steps. food was excellant.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We came here for dinner on the weekend we were celebrating our anniversary. I did have a 7:00pm reservation made at least 2 weeks ahead of time. So we pulled up and the vallet took our car and the we walked up to the entrance, there were stairs going up here and stairs going down once inside the restaurant (dress... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well apparently my last review was taken down by TA for not being "relevant". So let me be more concise for the sake of everyone. I came to this establishment with my wife for drinks and dessert at their bar "Blue". The ambience was great - nighttime views of the surrounding area, with gas fire pits and sofas. My problems... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Beautiful setting and was excited to go here as heard it was a great place to eat. Well that's at the other brenners on katy freeway. This one the waiter was so over the top we nearly strangled him. Telling us our food was amazing and tasted incredible before we had even put a bite in our mouths. Kept on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
    (Memorial Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighborhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: 713-868-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?