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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 good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (70 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007-8022
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today my boyfriend and I went to brunch at BOTB it was beautiful! The food and drinks were so good and the scenery was absolutely gorgeous. Our waiter Iris was so nice she recommended the cucumber martini and she was right it was good. We...More

Thank Missleyley89
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time back here for dinner since it became Brenner's (other than drinks on the patio). Nicer atmosphere and decor than the old days, still rustic but updated. Good cocktails, wine list was good and mark-ups normal. Not a problem getting a...More

Thank huntejk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Brenner's on the Bayou and we were hesitant knowing the facility had been completely flooded during Hurricane Harvey. We were surprised with the cleanup and rebuild of the restaurant. The building and grounds were gorgeous and with all the...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful restaurant in a unique setting, right on the bayou with great views. We were seated at a table for two on our own little ledge inside the restaurant. We almost felt as if we were dining in an upscale treehouse. The...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here recently and although we had heard good things about Brenner's we had never had the opportunity to eat there. The service, atmosphere, and food were impeccable, although as we expected, the prices were higher as you would expect from an upper end...More

Thank thejlopez
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The old Rainbow Lodge is now Brenners on the Bayou. Great location, wonderful atmosphere indoors and out but the food is what you want to experience. As good as the steaks are the soufflés are better. Allocate the time to be sure you have one...More

Thank Tlcwacjac
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Visiting Houston, a bar tender suggested we try Brenner’s for a special evening and a great steak. He was right on both scores. The “tree house” decor is something out of a movie set. Terrific service and solid food. The place is just a lot...More

1  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

What a great spot for a restaurant, the location is excellent with a view over the Bayou. The lobster Bisque a highlight as was the other fish dishes White wine selection fairly priced with a bottle of Sancerre $50 well kept and chilled to perfection....More

1  Thank STMFs
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is nice on Sunday with live music, and service is good. The 4 of us had quails, crab cakes, ceviche and chicken. Pretty good. But then the French toasts were terrible. Not immediately though, but in the afternoon and night that followed, since my...More

Thank Sebastien O
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Based on a recommendation, we went here with family to celebrate our anniversary. I can not say enough good things about our experience. There are beautiful spots outside for photos, the service was FANTASTIC, all six people in our group loved their entree and dessert....More

Thank msp526
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
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 - 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
Situated In A Wooded Retreat On Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Near Memorial Park, Brenner’s Steakhouse Offers An Incredible Setting For An Unforgettable Dining Experience.
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