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Brenner's on the Bayou

1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
+1 713-868-4444
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“steak” (72 reviews)
“apple strudel” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Grounds surrounding restaurant are beautiful with lots of photo opportunity spots. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. Fairly wide variety of brunch food choices. Wife's red snapper was delicious. Chicken and sausage gumbo was great. Nice thick dark roux. Egg choices were very good as well.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The ambiance is breathtaking the bar drinks were great. They have good wine and good service at the bar. As we were seated the view alone was enough for me. Sadly the food wasn't at all good to the lobster was rubbery and cold. My...More

Thank SandraIgboji
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed everything about our visit. The bacon wrapped quail was the best! Service and food could not have been better.

Thank barton48co
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I had the chance to have dinner with some customers and I would say that the location is really wonderful. The only issue I had it is that it was really noisy. I eat a fantastic filet 12 oz and drank a really good wine....More

Thank FrankPiccy
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place! The service is great and the food outstanding. It’s patio is wonderful. An all-around great date place!!!

Thank scotd123
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Brenner’s is hidden off the main roadway but perched atop a commanding view of Buffalo Bayou as it bends it way through Houston. Arriving on the property is like finding yourself in a oasis in the vast desert of concrete. Brenner’s features lush gardens and...More

Thank Hey_Joe54
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Wow! I go to Houston quite often. Had many dinners here over the years but this one is special. Food (steak and seafood) is outstanding. Wine selection is amazing. No. It isn’t inexpensive. Make it a special occasion and think of the $100-150 per person...More

Thank 819bernhardw
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We've been here numerous times and always enjoy. It does vary depending on where you are seated, but they try to accommodate requests. We were upstairs last time and enjoyed the views and a quieter location. Our service was impeccable - as was the food...More

Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We scheduled a dinner for 12 on Saturday, August 25 at 7 PM. It was a 50th anniversary celebration for one couple in our group. Sadly, the experience was disappointing. My husband and I have been to your restaurant many times before and always had...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Waited for a long time to get drinks. Wife ordered house cab and waiter insisted it wasn't a good one and brought a much more expensive one instead ($20 a glass). Didn't check in with us, drinks were empty most of the evening. Would have...More

Thank dissapointed56003
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
    (Memorial Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: +1 713-868-4444
  • E-mail
A Houston legend for more than seven decades, Brenner's Steakhouse offers a fine dining experience like no other. From prime steaks, fresh seafood and decadent desserts to an eclectic wine list and stunning backdrops, Brenner's continues its tradition of generous hospitality to guests. Brenner's on the Bayou is situated on a picturesque retreat along Houston's Buffalo Bayou.
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