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Brennan's Restaurant

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French Quarter
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417 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2191
+1 504-525-9711
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Today
09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Jackson, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had their Eggs Hussarde and they were delicious! They give you two on your plate but I could only finish one. I also had the coffee with chickory. It was very strong but I really enjoyed the flavor. It was not bitter which surprised me. I would definitely recommend Brennan's though they are a bit pricey, their food will... More 

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Israel
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there last night. Good was good but not exceptional. Atmosphere very pleasant. We found the service lacking. There were several tables that got a lot if attention but... An example: After they brought me my wine they had not yet asked the rest if the table for their drink order. We waited a while till they got back... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Brennan's is across the street from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, LÁ. It was recently re-modeled and its fare is breakfast and lunch. If you have not had one of their brandy milk punches, you have missed quite a bit. They have the usual and competent wait staff and great food. If your are in New... More 

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pittsburgh
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for lunch and it was by far our best dining experience in New Orleans! The space is lovely, the food delicious ( I had the table side Steak Diane) and the best Bananas Foster, also table side. Our service was impeccable. Thank you to Brendan and Michael! They excel at hospitality! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

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Los Angeles, California
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted an early reservation and Brennan's had one so we went in blindly. We were happy with our choice. We had the eggs Cardinal Which was a lobster and shrimp boudin and a spinach, creole mustard hollandaise sauce. We also had the special of 3 duck eggs and black truffles plus some cheesy grits. There was a pear mimosa... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely disappointing. Mediocre service. Grits, eggs, bacon and biscuits were all cold. Only good thing was the coffee. Expect better from a Brennan's restaurant.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So we go to NOLA often since that is were my husband went to school there. We always stop by Brennan's to have Bread Pudding for a snack in the middle of the day. It is more custard based but the crunchy salty bread in the middle of the pudding is so good! Get a class of Champagne with their... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, knowledgeable sommelier. Great food combination without exageration.the venison was delicately surrounded by the most thin crusty bacon slices. The desert a ball of white chocolate melts and opens like a flower when the hot chocolate sauce was poured.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! This had to have been one of the best breakfast experiences we've had in a long time! From the moment we walked in we knew there was going to be great attention to detail. Service was perfect. Food was so flavorful. Great breakfast cocktails and Espresso. We had the Vanilla French Toast, Eggs Benedict and an Omelette. We received... More 

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Dumont
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an amazing restaurant. elegant service, delicious food.. and of course the Bananas Foster tableside... we had a wonderful evening... a true NOLA experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2191
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9711
Description
The tradition continues...Now OPEN! Proprietors Terry White & Ralph Brennan For full hours and details, please visit our website!

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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