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“Consistently does not live up to expectations”
Review of Bryan's 797 - CLOSED

Bryan's 797
Price range: $50 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Bryan’s 797 is fine dining at its best. Located in Beaumont, TX, Bryan’s 797 offers exquisite dishes along with an extensive wine inventory. Reservations are encouraged.Bryan’s 797 has a southern flare tied with New Orleans hospitality all served in a Victorian-style house. Our signature seafood dishes are named after Beaumont locals’ favorites from Bryan’s 797 and each one is homemade by our experienced chefs. Our wine selection includes over 150 unique varieties and Bryan’s 797 staff is incredibly versed in guiding guests through our menu and wine selections, offering the perfect pairing for your fine dining experience.Private parties are available for lunch at Bryan’s 797 and we also offer private and custom parties upon request.Bryan's 797 began serving Beaumont, TX in 1997 when Byran and Mary converted a Victorian-style house into a fine dining restaurant. With a menu based on fresh seafood, Bryan's 797 also ensures a perfect wine selection to pair with each menu item. Many of the dishes on the menu are named after fellow Beaumont citizens, reflecting their favorite offerings at Bryan's 797.
Beaumont, Texas
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1 review
“Consistently does not live up to expectations”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Over-priced.
Food looks better than it is. Service is very slow. Not exciting location. Not a fun experience. House is old and dingy,

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Beaumont, Texas
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“Delicious food and elegant atmosphere”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

A pricey place to eat but the food is amazing and the atmosphere is relaxing and elegant. Brian's is located in an old home in the Beaumont Historic District. Definitely worth the money on a special occasion.

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1 review
“Just terrible all around.”
Reviewed August 18, 2012

Food was horrible, service was terrible, very unorganized. We made a complaint with the server and the manager never came over to even speak with us. Will never recommend or go back. Terrible.

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Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“He popped the question!”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

We were the only two in the restaurant. Misty our server was attentive and kind. The Chef Robert was amazing! We had the crab bisque and fois gras followed by the stuffed snapper and the lamb chops. Everything was delicious. The 1996 cakebread was three times what it costs. We felt a bit taken advantage of there. It is a beautiful location and the made this day even more special!

  • Visited June 2012
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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Expected better service”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

I attended a retirement party recently and the 2nd floor atmosphere was nice. My main complaint is that the service was very slow. The three waitresses for a group of about 40 brought dishes up the stairs one plate in each hand. They didn't refill our drink glasses and even forgot to bring us our dessert. I expected a restaurant of this price range to have excellent wait staff. The food was OK - again, I expected something exceptional but was disappointed. Overall, there are better places to eat in Beaumont with better service and more reasonable prices.

  • Visited April 2012
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Mary L, Owner at Bryan's 797, responded to this review, April 23, 2012
I'm sorry you were disappointed with the whole party. One of our services is offering "package" parties and working with the host, hostess, bosses etc in arranging an event specific to the parameters of the host or hostess. If you prefer to dine at other venues in Beaumont when you go out yourself, we certainly understand. Since you are criticizing an event you attended as a guest it is difficult for us to get specific and defend ourselves without the hostess directly complaining. I am sorry for your feelings and will go over your complaints with everyone working that evening. Please ask your hostess to phone me if she agrees with your disappointment and would like to voice any complaints. As far as we were aware, everyone was very pleased and everything went according to the special menu and special instructions I had planned specifically for them, which we were following. Our historic venue has some inherent challenges, and the stairs are one of them. Each dining room is fully captured on the chef's cameras and the food goes out as quickly as most venues of our caliber. Each custom event is different and usually designed not only by us, but by the hosts or hostess as well. We aren't designed to please everyone and don't expect to, but we do hope you will remember to give our dining room a second try whenever you want a quiet, slow paced, exceptional dinner in a very intimate, quiet and beautiful setting.
Best,
Bryan & Mary, Owners
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