Opening Date: March 1967


3300 Smith Street Houston, Texas 77006

Phone: 713-522-9711


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Lunch Tuesday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brunch Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner Tuesday-Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 


Innovative, Texas Creole cuisine; unique signature classics include Brennan's famous Turtle Soup, Pecan Crusted Fish, flaming Café Brulot prepared tableside, and Brennan's original Bananas Foster, created by the Brennan family themselves. Menu features seasonal specials as well as an extensive American artisanal cheese menu.

Wine Program:

Award-winning wine program featuring over 800 bottles from around the world and over 80 selections by the glass; wine list is easy to follow and punctuated with humorous and light-hearted quotes about wine.

Key Staff

Managing Partners: Alex Brennan-Martin, Lally Brennan, Ti Martin, and Brad Brennan
General Manager: Carl Walker
Creole Chef: Jose Arevalo
Wine Guy: Rich Carter and Jason Durham
Head Captain: Marcelino Cantu


Historic building was designed to evoke an image of Vieux Carré, making it the perfect home for Texas Creole cuisine. Newly designed kitchen houses state-of-the-art equipment.


Kitchen Table: Brennan's is credited with being the first restaurant to feature a chef's table, situated in the middle of the kitchen and seating up to 12 people; reservations are taken far in advance and the multi-course, prix fixe meal is the chef's choice

Wine Table: Guests may reserve the Wine Table and be treated to a prix fixe, multi-course wine dinner; guests are welcomed to choose their own wines and have our Wine Guys and Chef Joey Chavez customize a menu for the evening.

Jazz Brunch: A long-standing Brennan's tradition, brunch is offered every Saturday and Sunday accompanied by live Jazz in the beautiful courtyard - a truly memorable experience.

Theater Shuttle (B-Line): To complement Houston's acclaimed theater scene, Brennan's provides theatergoers complimentary shuttle service to the show.

Lagniappe Before Leaving: Known in the Big Easy as "a little something extra," guests are given a scrumptious lagniappe before leaving - Brennan's famous and unforgettable pecan pralines.

National Accolades:

Food & Wine's 40 Most Important Restaurants in America

OpenTable's 100 Best Brunches in America

Parade Magazine's 50 Best Southern Restaurants in America


Attire: Business casual; jackets preferred

Reservations: Recommended

Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted

Parking: Valet


Houston Chronicle Reader’s Poll : Houston Chronicle: 2020 Best of the Best Fine Dining (#1 in Houston)

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