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Brennan's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
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417 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2191
+1 504-525-9711
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. I cannot remember when I've had such great service and food. The waiter referred to me by name(!). The bar staff was so friendly , we were early, and recommended we wait with drinks out on the terrace. A perfect night. Drinks, food and service were impeccable. I will be back every time I return to NOLA

Thank Blufoxglove
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

breakfast at Brennan's? It's as famous as "Breakfast at Tiffany's." We spent the week before Christmas in New Orleans and stopped at Brennan's for breakfast, dinner and also a separate visit for dessert only. Located in the heart of The French Quarter, this is the place to frequent if you want the true "New Orleans experience." A main requisite is... More 

Thank Kathryn B
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While planning a girls weekend with my friends, we made Sunday morning brunch reservations for Brennan's. I have always wanted to eat there. We couldn't get a reservation for 7, so we made one for 4 and one for 3. When we arrived, we felt a little under dressed. Everyone looked so nice and we were a bit casual. None... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

aka Racist Experience at Gourmet Restaurant with Outdated Reputation I came here specifically for the "exquisite service" and banana's foster. What I found was by far one of the biggest disappointments in my life. 2nd to worst racist experience in my life. I did my research, made my reservations and arrived on time. Ambiance // The recommended "dress code" is... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was excellent, the drinks were strong, the staff was amazing, and the prices were steep--everything you would expect from one of NOLA's flagship fine dining establishments. I was lucky enough to be there on a night when they were preparing Steak Diane table side, and that was a wonder to behold. That said, I have to knock off... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love coming here. The wait staff is educated and entertaining. The menu - to die for. Steak Diane is prepared tableside. As is the world famous Bananas Foster - have your cameras ready. The gumbo here is spicy - but it is only hot in your mouth, not on your lips (how do they do that?) My red fish... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time under the new ownership and while the food was hit and miss (BBQ Lobster was great as well as the pork wrapped in bacon over gumbo - shrimp omelette was just boring and eggs sardou not the same) the service left a lot to be desired. Our waiter was nice and checked on us every... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I used drinks and dinner at Brennan's as a pretext to order their infamous bananas Foster for dessert -- evidently, people do go there just for the bananas, but we were craving a fuller adventure... We started off with two fantastic cocktails: a Sazerac No. 70 for him, a Caribbean milk punch for me... The waiter was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

NOLA and Brennan's are synonymous. You just cannot visit NOLA without a meal in this fine establishment. I was there with my family celebrating my parent's 50th wedding anniversary. My Dad wanted breakfast at Brennan's. They gladly accommodated our family of 9. The food was divine and the service impeccable. They made our time together so enjoyable and even gifted... More 

Thank Tammie W
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Eat here and you'll never forget or regret it. Great food and deservingly so. Breakfast at Brennan's at least once in your life

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
The tradition continues...Now OPEN! Proprietors Terry White & Ralph Brennan For full hours and details, please visit our website!

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