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Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou

4.6
4.6
4862 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
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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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 73 times today

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  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (713) 868-4444

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Brenner's on the Bayou is a picturesque retreat specializing in elegant special events, from weddings & rehearsal dinners to business meetings & corporate gatherings. Featuring 3 private rooms, stunning scenery & a spacious patio, Brenner's can accommodate events for up to 200 guests.

  • Private party contact

    Allison Smith: (713) 868-4444

  • Neighbourhood

    River Oaks

  • Cross Street

    Memorial Drive

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Houston

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  1. RR

    RosaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I just celebrated my birthday in this place and this was fantastic, I loved It..
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    amazing place
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary night , great food and service.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    The restaurant was not full and we had a reservation which we were late for by 20 mins and the staff was never accommodative. We had to sit by the bar in very small tables that aren’t really to eat but only to drink. We left and restaurant was still not near full capacity so we could of gotten sat. Overall food was amazing but service was the worse.
  6. HG

    HenryG

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    Very bad service!!! We had to ask our waitresses on multiple occasions to bring our wine/appetizer not to include to order our food. I would hesitate to go back to receive that bad of service for the amount of money i spent. We not only got it from one waitress but two. I spent $250 for two. I would have though we would have gotten much better service. I would recommend to a friend but let them know to be cautious of bad service
  7. MD

    MichelleD

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Alex was amazing server! Very helpful and energetic.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    I brought my boyfriend to celebrate a special occasion. The ambiance was beautiful and the service was fantastic as well. However I was very disappointed with my dinner entree, the 6oz filet. Our crab cake appetizer and my boyfriends red snapper entree arrived beautifully presented on the plates and full of flavor. I however received my filet on a plain white plate soaked in juice - no presentation whatsoever. It was quite underwhelming and just a disappointing experience when his meal not only looked beautiful but tasted good too. While the filet was tender, it was also very bland. I’m unsure if I would return.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami - Dade

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My experience was exceptional. We really enjoyed ourselves. The food was amazing, drinks were delicious. Service was top tier. Only downside was stairs everywhere lol and it sits off of a heel so be careful if you’re wearing heels. But all in all it’s very upscale and very nice.
  10. EK

    ElizabethK

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brenner-Bayou Team went above and beyond to support my Team with our Business Dinner. The host set a new table for 9-people, when we arrive and realized we made a mistake reserving for 8-people. Anna and Team worked quickly, professionally to enable us have a productive and successful Team Dinner. The food were beyond delicious. Amazing job!!
  11. R

    Rpag92

    Houston

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This evening was for a couple of special events and Brenner's staff did an EXCELLENT job of making it special for us. My mother-in-law was crying with joy talking about how wonderful it was. THANK YOU Brenner's!
  12. DM

    DougieM

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    By far one of our favorite restaurant experiences. Not only was the food great, but your staff was exceptional!
  13. DW

    DavidW

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Steaks are good, crab cakes are just OK and are over-priced, shrimp nuggets are really good, veggies are really good, and the best is the Grand Marnier Souffle. Service is good. Atmosphere is good (except we had a crying baby in the table next to us). Prices are high.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One year wedding anniversary
  15. QD

    QuinD

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful. Staff was exceptional. Food was amazing. Had the seafood tower and Filet Mignon. Would definitely recommend these dishes. We’ll definitely be back.
  16. AM

    ArthurM

    New England

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service and server. Bar tender was great as well
  17. ED

    EuellD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was great and the atmosphere was great also. They also have a Bar patio in the back. Diffently will be back to patronize this establishment.
  18. JG

    JoGibbo

    Kent

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exceptional. Our favorite restaurant for a special occasion.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was wonderful and Our server, Austin, was outstanding. Because we have to drive in from a pretty far distant- we almost cancelled…..glad we didn’t. Loved everything about the dinner❤️
  20. m

    mksteele

    Houston

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    The lobster tail was $150!!! And I wasn’t told. Kind of unacceptable. The food was good at best.
  21. TD

    TexDoc

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food, attentive waitstaff. Great value for your $.
  22. SL

    StevenL

    Houston

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent as sways Mr Tillman has this one set up first class. Awesome date night venue
  23. c

    cv17

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere great food great service Brandon was very helpful with the food. Staff was very attentive keep up the great service
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere, food and service. Will be back.
  25. J

    James

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing ambience and incredible service. Don’t miss the walking paths outside after dinner.
  26. MB

    MabeleineB

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing as always, the ambiance and the food are always stellar at this restaurant. This is one of Houston's greatest steak joints in town, the food is spot on and service is top tier. Please request Max as your server and you will be well taken cared of, and the rest of the staff works so well together that it will bring a delight to your meal.
  27. SH

    SteveH

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to celebrate our third anniversary. Excellent king crab legs.
  28. F

    Fedlaw

    Houston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Our server Natalie was exceptional. Polite, friendly, knowledgeable and all around great. Made our meal that much more enjoyable.
  29. MJ

    MarcusJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friend and I had a wonderful time. Our server was the best!
  30. BJ

    BillJ

    New Mexico

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was outstanding and timed correctly. Service was very good as well. Wine was outstanding.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had a wonderful anniversary dinner here. We each ordered the surf and turf special, it originally came coated in peppercorns. I replaced the peppercorn with the truffle butter and it was amazing. My girlfriend got the peppercorns, the flavor was very intense and she did not enjoy it. Our waiter graciously brought her a new steak free of charge and she loved the new one. Everything was perfectly cooked and delicious. Our waiter gave us complimentary dessert to celebrate our anniversary and was extremely kind to us. This was a night to remember and we will be back.
  32. TD

    TimothyD

    San Francisco

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place for a business dinner. Wonderful experience.
  33. ST

    SteveT

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Excellent Resturant they need to train the hostess to be more courteous and out going! After all she was the first person to greet you.
  34. SM

    ShuM

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    The ambiance is great! Service Great! Food Not so. Quantity small, Taste so-so. Limited variety. Too many house policy rules. A single balloon tied to a bday gift is not allowed. It was taken away to be returned upon exiting the restaurant. Guests cannot be seated at the table until ALL members of the party have arrived. There is an offer to sit by the small bar or outside in the hot sun! Not a welcoming experience overall.
  35. S

    Salil

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect for a special occasion! The service and food are impeccable.
  36. o

    oucables

    Dallas

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really cool hidden gem in downtown Houston
  37. DS

    DanSmi85

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was terrific. The food was superb. The ambiance was Esthetically pleasing😍. I will be back!
  38. JR

    JeanR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Lovely place-just looked a little worn. Food was good loved thw outside Nice Waiter great hostess.
  39. a

    anon

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Beautiful location. Service was slow. No Birthday surprise at the end of dinner. The bar was really making the experience more casual than I was hoping.
  40. BL

    BonnieL

    Columbus

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The place is beautiful! Our food was so good and our service staff was patient, kind and fun!!! We would highly recommend this fabulous place

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou using the Order Online button. Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 868-4444.

Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou is rated 4.6 stars by 4862 OpenTable diners.

Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 73 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou

1 Birdsall St Houston, TX 77007

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Memorial Drive

  • Neighbourhood

    River Oaks

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (713) 868-4444

  • Private party facilities

    Brenner's on the Bayou is a picturesque retreat specializing in elegant special events, from weddings & rehearsal dinners to business meetings & corporate gatherings. Featuring 3 private rooms, stunning scenery & a spacious patio, Brenner's can accommodate events for up to 200 guests.

  • Private party contact

    Allison Smith: (713) 868-4444

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