Brennan's of Houston
Houston, TX 77006
Houston Press' Description
Houston institution Brennan's is back after burning to the ground during Hurricane Ike. The grande dame of Cajun cuisine is looking
even better than ever, and is still a reliable place for business lunches, intimate showers, date nights and expense-account meals. Southern and Creole food reigns supreme here, with rich and buttery
dishes that aren't on your Weight Watchers plan but are easily worth the extra calories. The Courtyard Bar - a new addition - is the
perfect place for a lunchtime 25-cent martini, while the elegant John Staub room is cozy and quieter than the rest of the busy Midtown restaurant. The main dining room, however, is still the place to see and be seen.
Tips from foursquare
2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best Atmosphere: Come during lunch time and discover the 25-cent martinis served at Brennan's bar!
The 40-year-old shade tree in the famed Brennan's courtyard was damaged in the hurricane, but has been replaced by a set of twin oak trees.
Best restaurant service
Try the turtle soup - nice and spicy, with a similar taste of Manhattan clam chowder. The bananas foster and bread pudding souffle were awesome, too. They prepare it in front of you.
Dine at the kitchen table!! :)
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Best Of Awards
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