Memorable. Authentic. Texas. Southern. Creole.

These menus are only a representation of the selections we offer at Brennan's of Houston. Cultural influences in South Texas and an abundance of fresh produce unique to the region have provided more than a few opportunities for delicious Texas variations on time-honored Louisiana themes. Along the way, the passionate Brennan's team has received accolades establishing the restaurant as one of the finest in the city.

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Lunch

Strawberry Salad 22 Cent Martinis
Lunch is served Tuesday through Friday 11:00 am-2:00 pm 
*****We have limited seating available. Menu may change and is based on seasonal ingredients.***** 
 
1/2 Dozen Oysters Half Shell
Premium Gulf 16.50
East Coast 20
 
Petite Seafood Tower  80
Grand Seafood Tower  150
Includes: Fresh Shucked Oysters, Zatarain's Boiled Jumbo Shrimp, Crab Ravigote, Cocktail Crab Fingers, Ceviche

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry  10
 
Brennan's Seafood Gumbo (GF)
Jazzmen Rice and Chef's Blend of Filé   11
 
Featured Soup
Fresh Made Using Seasonal Ingredients   9
 
Brennan's Salad
Field Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Parmesan Cheese, Brioche Croutons with Red Wine & Ripped Herb Vinaigrette  11
 
Shrimp Remoulade (GF)
Hearts of Romaine, Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Preserved Lemon, and Chilled Remoulade Dressing  15
 
Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Ravigote
Cornmeal-Crusted, Fried Green Tomatoes, Southern Show Chow and Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce  16
 
 Jimmy's Grilled Oysters
Local Oysters, Jalapeno Cornbread Crumbs, and Crushed Seaweed Flakes  14 
 
Fried Boudin Cake
Candied Jalapeno, Sundried Tomato, Maple Glaze with Fried Quail Egg  11
 

Chef's Choice Package  19

Choice of Starter
Cup of Soup (Turtle Soup or Featured Gumbo)
OR
Brennan's Salad
 
Choice of Entree
1/2 Shrimp PoBoy
French Roll, Jalapeno Tartar Sauce, Romaine Hearts, Tomatoes, House-Cut Kennebec Fries
OR
Herb Pesto Grilled Chicken Cobb
Crispy Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Avocado, Bacon, Soft Egg, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Creamy Dill Dressing

Chef's Premium Package 42

Choice of Starter
Turtle Soup
OR
Brennan's Salad
 
Choice of Entree
Stuffed Quail
Bandera Roast Quail, House Made Boudin, Bourbon Glaze, Braised Cabbage
OR
Gulf Shrimp Etouffee
Louisiana Shrimp Etouffee, Jasmine Rice

Entrees

 
Beef Tips Diane
Mushrooms, Red Wine Demi Glaze, Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes  35
 
Grilled Pork Chop
Bourbon Peach Salsa, Roasted Sweet Potatoes Puree  25
 
Gulf Fish Borgne
Jumbo Lump Crab, J&J Shrimp, Louisiana Oysters, Parmesan Mushroom Rice, and Brennan's Creole Butter  32
 
Truffle Chicken Pontalba
Bacon Lardon, Brabant Potatoes, Cremini Mushrooms, Asparagus, Fire Roasted Peppers, Bernaise Sauce  30
 
Texas Shrimp & Grits
Goat Cheese Stone Ground Grits, Roasted Sweet Peppers, and Sun-Dried Tomato Butter  29
 
Grilled Gulf Fish
Roasted Summer Vegetables, Caramelized Lemon, Citrus Vinaigrette  28  

 Pecan Crusted Gulf Fish
Lemon Scented Crushed Corn, Pickled Onion and Haricot Vert Salad, Creole Meuniere Sauce  32
 
 

Dinner

Dinner is served Tuesday - Sunday 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
*****We have limited seating available. Menu may change and is based on seasonal ingredients.***** 
 
 
 
1/2 Dozen Oysters Half Shell
Premium Gulf 16.50
East Coast 20
 
Petite Seafood Tower  80
3 of Each Oyster, 6 of Each Shrimp, Crab Fingers, Crab Ravigote, Red Snapper Ceviche 
 
Grand Tower  150
6 of Each Oyster, 12 of Each Shrimp, Crab Fingers, Crab Ravigote, Red Snapper Ceviche

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry    10
  
Brennan's Featured Gumbo
Jazzmen Rice and Chef's Blend of File   11
 
Soup Du Jour
Seasonally Made with Fresh Ingredients   9
 
Soups 1-1-1
A Demistasse of All Three Soups    11
 
Chili-Fried Gulf Oysters (GF)
Cornflour Crusted Oysters with Chili Corn Sauce, Julienned Sweet Potatoes    14
 
Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Ravigote
Cornmeal Crusted Fried Green Tomatoes, Southern Chow Chow, Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce  16
 
Shrimp Remoulade (GF)
Hearts of Romaine, Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Preserved Lemon, and Chilled Remoulade Dressing  15  
 
Pork Belly "BLT"
House Cured Pork Belly, Maple & Tomato Glaze, Creole Fried Oysters, Chow Chow Brussels  16
 
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, Pickled Onion, Basil Oil, Fry Bread  13 
 
Poached Pear Salad 
Spiced Butter Poached Pear, field Greens, Herbed Goat Cheese, Walnuts, Pomegranate Vinaigrette  13
 

Entree Traditions

Gulf Fish Pontchartrain
Jumbo Lump Crab, J&J Shrimp, Cripsy Louisiana Oysters, Parmesan Mushroom Rice, and Brennan's Creole Butter   44
   
Brennan's Jumbo Lump Crabcakes (GF)
Crowned with Chayote & Petite Herb Salad over Melted Leek & Roasted Corn Sauce   47
 
Grilled Filet Mignon
8 oz Tenderloin, Confit Fingerling Potatoes, Brussel Sprout Hash, Trumpet Mushrooms, Creole au Poivre Sauce   44
 
Mesquite Grilled Ribeye Oscar
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Asparagus and Bernaise Sauce  65
 
Boudin Stuffed Quail 
Roasted Bandera Quail, Braised Red Cabbage, Bourbon Molasses, Pepper Jelly, Boudin  35
 
Shrimp Chippewa (GF) 
Flamed Tableside in Cognac with Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Goat Cheese Stone Ground Texas Grits 35
 
Eggplant Parmesan (Veg)
Mushroom and Spinach Ragu, Yello Tomato Marinara Sauce, Starburst Squash, Vegan Cream Cheese  30
 
Crispy Skin Bronzino
Red Grapes, Roasted Carrots, Serrano Chile Puree, Spiced Pecans, Veronique Vinaigrette Sauce  32
 
Redfish on the Halfshell (GF)
Wood-Grilled Redfish, Roasted Fennel, Onion, Bell Pepper Slaw, Piquillo Pepper Puree  36
 

Sides

Grilled Asparagus (GF)  10
Bacon Braised Collard Green (GF)  12
Sorghum Glazed Brussel Sprouts  10
Smoked Gouda Andouille Mac & Cheese 14
Buttermilk Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes  10
 
 

Brunch

Brunch is served Saturday 11:00 am-2:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
*****We have limited seating available. Menu may change and is based on seasonal ingredients.***** 
 
1/2 Dozen Oysters Half Shell
Premium Gulf 16.50
East Coast 20
 

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry  10
 
Brennan's Seafood Gumbo (GF)
Jazzmen Rice and Chef's Blend of Filé   11
 
Featured Soup
Fresh Made Using Seasonal Ingredients   9
 
Brennan's Salad
Field Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Parmesan Cheese, Brioche Croutons with Red Wine & Ripped Herb Vinaigrette  11
 
Pear Salad
Chardonnay Poached Pears, Field Greens, Blue Cheese, Caramelized Shallot Sundried Cherry Vinaigrette  13
 
Shrimp Remoulade (GF)
Hearts of Romaine, Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Preserved Lemon, and Chilled Remoulade Dressing  15
 
Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Ravigote
Cornmeal-Crusted, Fried Green Tomatoes, Southern Chow Chow and Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce  16  
 
Louisiana Frog Legs Piquant 
Pan-Fried Frog Legs, Sauce Piquant, Five Onion Bisquit Pudding  12
 
Jimmy's Oysters
Local Oysters, Jalapeno Cornbread Crumbs, and Crushed Seaweed Flakes  14
 
Smoked Salmon French Toast
Rye French Toast, Avocado, Cream Cheese, Pickled Red Onions, Capers, Egg, and French Dill  16
 

Chef's Choice Package  36

Choice of Starter
Snapping Turtle Soup OR Brennan's Salad
 
Eggs Benedict
Creole Canadian Bacon, English Muffin, Poached Eggs, and Hollandaise
 
Dessert
Choice of any Brennan's House-Made Desserts

Chef's Premium Package  48

Choice of Starter
Snapping Turtle Soup OR Egg Sardou
 
Wood-Grilled Pork Chop
Plum Chutney, Creole Mustard, Honey Spiced Acorn Squash
 
Dessert
Choice of any Brennan's House-Made Desserts

Entrees 

Eggs Brennan
Two Favorites "Benedict and Sardou" Served with Poached Eggs and Hollandaise Sauce  25
 
Gulf Fish Borgne
Jumbo Lump Crab, J&J Shrimp, Louisiana Oysters, Parmesan Mushroom Rice, and Brennan's Creole Butter  32
 
Simply Grilled Gulf Fish 
Jumbo Lump Crab, Summer Creole Ratatouille, White Wine Buerre Blanc  36
 
Texas Shrimp & Grits
Goat Cheese Stone Ground Grits, Roasted Sweet Peppers, and Sun-Dried Tomato Butter  29
 
Truffle Chicken Pontalba
Bacon Lardin, Brabant Potatoes, Cremini Mushrooms, Asparagus, Bernaise Sauce  30
 
Late Summer Vegetable Enchiladas
Roasted Tomatillo and Lentil Salsa, Avocado Guacamole, Jalapeno Jack Cheese  28
 
Beef Tips Diane
Tenderloin Tips, Roasted Mushrooms, Red Wine Demi Glaze, Yukon Gold Mash Potatoes  36
 

Dessert

Creole Cream Cheesecake
Warm Caramel, Seasonal Berries  10
 
Brennan's Bananas Foster (GF)
Flamed Tableside with Caribbean Rum over Vanilla Bean Ice Cream  10
 
Bayou City Petite Beignets
Dusted in Imperial Powdered Sugar with Café au Lait Anglaise  10
 
Robin's Lemon Meringue Pie
Limoncello Bluberry Coulis & Candied Lemon Zest  10
 
Creole Bread Pudding 
Crowned with Berries, Toasted Pecans, and Hard Whiskey Sauce  10
 
Southern Pecan Pie
Rio Grande Pecans, Dark Chocolate & Carmel, Crowned with Vanilla Ice Cream 10
 
 
  
A Traditional Brunch Cocktail is Our Brandy Milk Punch:
 

 

Wine

During the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be easy to neglect the simple pleasures. That's where we come in! At Brennan's of Houston, we serve only the finest cuisine in order to leave you with a memory not soon forgotten. It's is only logical to ensure that we fill your glass with the finest wines as well. 
Brennan's of Houston award-winning wine program, arranged by on-staff "wine guy" Rich Carter, features more than 2,000 bottles from around the world and 40-plus selections by the glass. In combination with a "drink what you like" philosophy that centers around the belief that ordering great wine should always be fun and approachable, the wine program presents a user-friendly list with something for everyone from classic icons to the rock-off-the-map gems.
 
     

To-Go

 
 
Curbside Pickup To-Geaux and Delivery
(unavailable at this time)
 
Shipped Gifts 
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Bulk/Retail Market
 
 
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Bar

Brennan's Courtyard Bar is open from Tuesday - Sunday 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
Happy Hour is available from Tuesday - Friday from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
The Courtyard Bar Menu is not available in the dining room.
 
Brennan's of Houston cocktail program focuses on hand-crafted classics. Guests can imbibe at the adjoining Courtyard Bar under the shade of the twin oak trees. There are so many reasons to love Brennan's Courtyard Bar: drink specials and delicious snacks with co-workers and friends are the perfect antidotes to a long days' work. 
 

Courtyard Bar Menu

(⚜️ Happy Hour item $7 Tuesday-Friday 4:00 pm-7:00 pm)
 

Wines by the Glass

⚜️ Sparkling • Stanford • California  7
⚜️ Sauvignon Blanc • Astica • Argentina  7
⚜️ Chardonnay • Anthony Koster • Sonoma  7
⚜️ Red Blend • Honoro Vera • Spain  7
⚜️ Pinot Noir• Patient Cottat • Loire Valley  7
 

Courtyard Cocktails

⚜️ Rebujito (Lemonade Jerez)
Sherry, Fresh Mint, Lemonade  9
  
⚜️ Sazerac
Absinthe Wash, Old Overholt, Simple Syrup, Peychaud's & Angostura Bitters  11
 
Fall Ball 
Noble Oak Double Barrel Bourbon, Cynar, Sweet Potato Simple Syrup, Tincture  14
 
⚜️Winter Bubbles
Candied Fig and Port Wine Reduction, Sparkling Wine, Fresh Citrus Twist  13
 
⚜️Pumpkincello Martini 
Homemade Pumpkin Infusion with Cinnamon, Clove, and Star Anise  12
 
Green Horizon
Green Chartreuse, Domaine Canton, Turbinado, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Peychauds Bitters  13
 
Corpse Reviver #2
Ford's London Dry Gin, Herbsain, Lillet Blanc, Cointreau, Maraschino Cherry  12
  
N'Awlins Chicory Pecan Martini
Homemade Pecan Cream Liqueur, Hoodoo Chicory Coffee Liqueur, Cocoa Dusting  14
 
 ⚜️ "What's in the Shaker?"
Bartender's Choice, a handcrafted cocktail of the day  10
 
 
 
Seasonal Spritz 
 
Aperol
Zesty Orange with Complex Herbal Scents Harmonized with a Touch of Vanilla  11
 
Campari
Strong Bittersweet Flavor, with Notes of Orange Peel, Cherry, Clove, and Cinnamon  11
 
Chambord
Rich and Fruity, with Raspberry and Citrus Notes  11
 
Cynar
Artichoke, Vegetal, Earthy, Bitter, Herbaceos yet Sweet  11
 
Limoncello
Sweet with an Intensely Concentrated Citrus Flavor  11
 
Mandarine 
A Hint of Refreshing Bitter Orange and Zesty Mandarin Bite  11
 
 

Courtyard Bites

⚜️ $1 Gulf Oysters during Happy Hour (1/2 Dozen Minimum)
Horseradish, Cocktail Sauce, and Mignonette 
 
⚜️ Boudin Balls
House Made Boudin, Jalapeno Tartar Sauce  9
 
⚜️ Truffle Fries & Garlic Aioli  12
 
Shrimp PoBoy
Cornmeal Fried Shrimp, Jalapeno Aioli  18
 
Jimmy's Oysters
Seaweed Butter, Cornbread Crumble  14
 
⚜️ Shrimp Remoulade
Hearts of Romaine, Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Preserved Lemon, and Chilled Remoulade Dressing  15
 
Pork Belly BLT
Creole Fried Oysters, Tomato Marmalade, Pecans  16
 
⚜️ Oyster Nacho
 Corn Tortilla with Charred Jalapeno Aioli, Chayote Pico De Gallo, Crispy Oyster  14