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“Excellent food and attentive service”

Brennan's of Houston
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Ranked #12 of 8,183 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Centennial, Colorado
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent food and attentive service”
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Enjoyed dinner here with a group from work. Server was excellent, knew the menu and made great suggestions! Everyone's entrees were beautifully prepared and delicious. Sommelier assisted with the perfect wine to complement the meal. Quiet enough to converse with the whole table. Don't miss the Pralines at the front door on your way out!

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
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177 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Simply superb”
Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

We had outstanding dinner here recently as part of a group celebration. Brilliant food, great atmosphere, service secondary to none. The private dining room upstairs is a special touch. oNly downside is the place is a little challenging to find.
A Houston institution.

Visited April 2014
Thank Colin M
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Bakersfield, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Found a crab shell, snooty place”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

The front staff looked down their nose at me when I came in. My server was excellent. Food was pretty good but I found a large crab shell in my pasta. Very expensive for the quality and portion size. Parking was a chore too.
Overall, I've had many better experiences at Pappadeux's. If you're going for upscale and feel like dressing up and sitting in the Blues Clues chair, be my guest.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Infernophil
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Richmond, Texas
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233 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Always great food, service”
Reviewed March 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Go there each month on way to theater.
Service is very good, everyone is very friendly, attentive
Food is always excellent
Scuttle to/from theater is very convenient, makes going to theater a lot easier

Visited March 2014
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2014

My wife and I came here for her birthday last August, and had a fantastic time. The food was superb, as was the wait staff. Highly recommend!

Visited August 2013
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