Brennan’s is a world-renowned and legendary New Orleans tradition. Perched on Rue Royale in the French Quarters, it is the home of international favorite, Bananas Foster. The sweet confection was created by famed Brennan’s Chef Paul. Brennan’s was one of the first eateries to serve fine-dining breakfast with Eggs Benedict being the pièce de résistance. It is the flagship of the Brennan’s family
restaurant group, the one that started it all.
For years the Brennan’s family has served scrumptious French dishes to the masses at the Vieux Carre establishment. Creole & French cuisine took on a new meaning when Brennan’s opened its doors in 1955. With the foreseen knowledge to serve breakfast, the restaurant is famous for it’s brunch. It’s signature breakfast dish, Eggs Hussarde -poached eggs drenched in hollandaise sauce- underscores French cuisine of the region. Breakfast on the courtyard, chilled champagne and a jazz band draws in tourists and locals daily looking for the distinct Brennan’s touch. Brennan’s is also a local Mother’s Day tradition for natives. Ask anyone and they will tell you there is no better place to find Oyster Rockefeller than Brennan’s. If you are seeking something on the wild side but true to New Orleans, try the turtle soup!
The historical restaurant is known for its keen, eye-opening drinks. Absinthe is the running theme amongst the bar, however they serve a mean traditional New Orleans-style Sazerac. The Creole Bloody Mary is made with creole tomatoes and Tabasco sauce and the Mimosas served with brunch are joyous! Yum!
With palatial dining rooms that boast gilded walls, fine art and crystal chandeliers, Brennan’s is the epitome of fine dining in New Orleans. It feels like you’re having dinner in a stately Old World plantation home. You can dine in the outdoor courtyard or the enjoy it al on the balcony. The Jazz band plays local favorites for the hungry diners. Brennan’s touts it’s magnificent wine cellar stocked with over 35,000 bottles of fine burgundys and bordeauxs as one of the best in the city. The ambiance is one of the many reasons people flock to this French Quarters mainstay.
Having remained family-owned and ran for decades, they are true to form and embody the spirit of New Orleans. There is a personable and familiar touch in the service and experience. With each minor detail cultivated to express the true sentiment of New Orleans hospitality, Brennan’s is the pinnacle of French and creole dining in New Orleans.
Feel revived and carefree and try an AUTHENTIC Bananas Foster on your next trip there!