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Our Menus

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 Thursday and 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 18
 

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry  10
 
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo Ya Ya
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
 
Fig Salad
Texas Fresh Fig, Creole Cream Cheese, Fig Compote, Spiced Pecans, Watercress   14
 
Butcher's Bacon
House Smoked Pork Belly, Maple Syrup Glaze  14
 
Pickled Fried Green Tomato Ravigote
Jumbo Lump Blue Crab, Green Tomatoes, Southern Chow Chow, and Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce  16
 

Entrees

Onion Crusted Chicken Cobb
Crispy Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Chili Marinated Cucumber, Charred Peppers, and Blue Cheese Crumbles  19
 
Crispy Softshell Crab
Sliced Local Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, Cucumber Ribbons, Sweet Onions, Pressed Basil Oil, and Aged Balsamic   28
 
Creole Steak & Fried Egg
Prime Flat Iron, Caramelized Holy Trinity, Watercress Salad, Vietnamese Vinaigrette  46
 
Buttermilk Fried Louisana Wild Catfish Poboy
Bolillo Roll, Jalapeno Tartar Sauce, Romaine Hearts, Creole Tomatoes, House-Cut Kennebec Fries  24
 
Gulf Fish Borgne
Jumbo Lump Crab, J&J Shrimp, Louisiana Oysters, Parmesan Mushroom Rice, and Brennan's Creole Butter  32
 
Pan-Roasted Chicken
Confit Fingerling & Shaved Brussel Hash, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Cajun Tasso Forestiere Sauce  25
 
Texas Shrimp & Grits
Goat Cheese Stone Ground Grits, Roasted Sweet Peppers, and Sun Dried Tomato Butter  29
 
Grilled Gulf Fish
Brown Butter Cauliflower Puree, Haricot Vert, House Pickles, Cauliflower Florets, Pecan Meuniere  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
 

 
 
 

Dinner

Dinner is served Tuesday - Sunday 5:00 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 18
 
Cocktail
Louisiana Crab (3 oz)  21

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry    10
  
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo Ya Ya
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
 
Shrimp Remoulade (GF)
Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Petite Greens, Preserved Lemon, and Remoulade Dressing    15
 
Creole Tomato Salad
Local Heirloom and Creole Tomatoes, Pickled Red Onion, Peaches, Creole Cream Cheese  16
 
Snapper Crudo
Gulf Red Snapper, Citrus Cure, Chayote Carpaccio, Yuzu Kosho, Pickled Onion  18
 
Louisiana Jumbo Frog Lets
Jimmy's Frogs, Corn Meal Fried, White Wine Braised, Lemon, Capers  21 

Entree Traditions

Gulf Fish Pontchartrain
Jumbo Lump Crab, J&J Shrimp, Cripsy Louisiana Oysters, Parmesan Mushroom Rice, and Brennan's Creole Butter   42
  
Crispy Softshell Crab
Sliced Local Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, Cucumber Ribbons, Sweet Onions, Pressed Basil Oil, and Aged Balsamic   38
 
Brennan's Jumbo Lump Crabcakes (GF)
Crowned with Chayote and Petite Herb Salad over Melted Leek & Roasted Corn Sauce   42
 
Flat Iron Au Poivre
10 oz. Prime Flat Iron, Confit Potatoes, Brussel Sprout Hash, Trumpet Mushrooms, Creole Au Poivre Sauce  44
 
Roasted Quail & Pepita Mole
Bandera Texas Quail Stuffed with Tasso and Cornbread, Mole Verde, Baby Elote, Radish  36
 
Pot Liquor BBQ Rib
Coffee & Annatto Seed Cured Short Rib, Smoked Tomato Concasse, Charred Asparagus Salad, Pot Liquor BBQ Sauce, Jasmine Rice  58
  
Shrimp Chippewa (GF)
Flamed Tableside in Cognac with Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Goat Cheese Stone Ground Texas Grits   37
 
Texas Bass Creole Bouillabaisse
Whole Roasted Texas Stripe Bass, PEI Mussels, Smoked Tomato Broth, Holy Trinity, Piqueo Peppers  48   

Sides

Bacon Braised Collard Greens (GF)   10
Roasted Garden Vegetables    9
Sorghum Glazed Brussel Sprouts   9
Crawfish Andouille Mac & Cheese   12
Pecan Haricot Vert and Wax Beans  9
Buttermilk Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes   9
 
 

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 18
 

Starters

Snapping Turtle Soup
A Brennan's Tradition Splashed with Lustau Sherry  10
 
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo Ya Ya
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
 
Froberg's Creole Tomato Salad
Creole Basil Cream Cheese, Peaches, Pickled Onions, Toasted Pecans, and Watercress  18
 
Butcher's Bacon
House Smoked Pork Belly, Maple Syrup Glaze  14
 
Pickled Fried Green Tomato Ravigote
Jumbo Lump Blue Crab, Green Tomatoes, Southern Chow Chow, and Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce  16
 

Entrees

Onion Crusted Chicken Cobb
Crispy Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Chili Marinated Cucumber, Charred Peppers, and Blue Cheese Crumbles  19
 
Eggs Brennan
Two Favorites "Benedict and Sardou" Served with Poached Eggs, and Hollandaise Sauce  25
 
Creole Steak & Fried Egg
Prime Flat Iron, Caramelized Holy Trinity, Watercress Salad, Vietnamese Vinaigrette  46
 
Buttermilk Fried Louisana Wild Catfish Poboy
Bolillo Roll, Jalapeno Tartar Sauce, Romaine Hearts, Creole Tomatoes, House-Cut Kennebec Fries  24
 
Eggs Creole
Andouille Grit Cake, Poached Eggs Crowned with Hollandaise, Creole Tomato Sauce, Maple Glaze Bacon  29
 
Pan-Roasted Chicken
Confit Fingerling & Shaved Brussel Hash, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Cajun Tasso Forestiere Sauce  25
 
Texas Shrimp & Grits
Goat Cheese Stone Ground Grits, Roasted Sweet Peppers, and Sun Dried Tomato Butter  29
 
Grilled Gulf Fish
Brown Butter Cauliflower Puree, Haricot Vert, House Pickles, Cauliflower Florets, Pecan Meuniere  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 guys" Marcus Gausepohl and 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
 
Online Wine Cellar
Your chance to order from a world-class wine list
 
Shipped Gifts 
Looking for Gift Card and Pralines?
 
Bulk/Retail Market
 

 
 Our Praline History:
 

 

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
 Covid Safety Note: This is not an area to congregate or wait for your table. If you arrive early for your table, you may be asked to wait outside. 
 
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, Abels Tempest, Brut, Australia  7
⚜️ Dry Rose, Von Buhl, Pfalz  7
⚜️ Chardonnay, Shannon Ridge, Sonoma  7
⚜️ Sauvignon Blanc, Astica, Argentina  7
⚜️ Pinot Noir, Patient Cottat, Loire Valley  7
 

Courtyard Cocktails

⚜️ Bluebonnet '75
Calamity Bluebonnet Gin, Optima Prima, Lemon  9
 
Summer Bubbles
House Made Texas Peach Puree, Champagne, Candied Peach  12
 
Grapefruit Negroni
Roku Gin, Grapefruit Shrub, Campari, Vermouth  13
 
⚜️ Garden Breeze
Malibu Coconut Rum, Midori Melon, Banana Liqueur, Pineapple Juice  8
 
Voodoo Mojito
Appleton Estate Rum, Pineapple-Ginger Turbinado, Fresh Mint, Lime  14
 
⚜️ Boulevardier
Rittenhouse Rye, Vaya Sweet Vermouth, Campari  11
 
⚜️ Sazerac
Absinthe Wash, Old Overholt, Simple Syrup, Peychaud's & Angostura Bitters  11
 
Courtyard Sunrise 
Teremana Reposado Tequila, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, Orange Juice  12
 
French Carajillo
Liquour 43, Espresso, Brandy  11
 
The Last Word
Hendricks Gin, Chartreuse, Maraschino Liqueur, Bada-Bing Cherry  14
 
⚜️ "What's in the Shaker?"
Bartender's Choice, a handcrafted cocktail of the day  10
 

Courtyard Bites

⚜️ 1/2 Dozen Gulf Oysters
Horseradish, Cocktail Sauce, and Mignonette  18
 
⚜️ Boudin Egg Roll
House Made Boudin, Crispy Wonton, Chayote  9
 
⚜️ Chicken Liver Pate
Whipped Mousse, Onion Marmalade, Sourdough  12
 
⚜️ Fried Mushrooms
Tempura, Maitake Mushrooms, Caper Tapenade  12
 
⚜️ Smoked Pork Ribs
Annatto Cured, House BBQ, Peruvian Corn Nuts  15
 
⚜️ Truffle Fries & Garlic Aioli  12
(additional $12)
Add-On Bearnaise and Crab
 
Fig Flat Bread
Creole Cream Cheese, Figs Two Ways, Goat Cheese, Arugula Salad, Cured Meat  18
 
Baked Scallops
Garlic, Smoked Mushrooms, Parmesan, Serrano  18
 
Petite Creole Steak and Frites
Caramelized Holy Trinity, Maitre'D Butter   28
 
Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich
Hot-Hot Oil, Mardi Gras Coleslaw, Pickles  16
 
Crab Roll "Sliders"
Louisiana Crab, Fine Herb, Butter  24
 
Moules - Frites
PEI Mussels, Smoked Tomato Broth, Fries  19
 

Weekend Snoballs

Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
Mint Julep
Makers Mark Bourbon and Mint Syrup  13