Landry's Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
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Landry's Chairman, President, and CEO Tilman J. Fertitta
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Pros
  • There are systems in place how to handle different situations (in 4 reviews)

  • Flexible Schedule, good entry level restaurant job extensive training (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • I reported issues with my GM to upper management who seemed to take action but these this was all smoke & mirrors (in 10 reviews)

  • No work life balance or quality of life (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Great work environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Landry's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Company offers perks for being an employee of Landry's.

    Cons

    If you mind the traffic to get to work than this is not the place to work for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    These people are very professional and I've never had any problems with management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. I worked as a cashier at Pleasure Pier,KFC,Jack in the Box/Galveston/TX.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Landry's full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I know your working discipline.I got so much experience both in my country and yours.I have advanced level english.
    Also I've customer care skills.I got some ideas about your culture so It's really important for you to care about customers.Im patient and kind.So ı can deal with it.

    Cons

    Nothing except I can not more than 7 hours if ı dont eat.Because when I'm hungry i feel so nervous.

  3. Great people working there.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Landry's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company and great benefits

    Cons

    There were no cons for me when working there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Great Service company

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    Current Employee - Waiter in Katy, TX
    Current Employee - Waiter in Katy, TX

    I have been working at Landry's part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working at one of the Restaurants, Babin's, has given me the opportunity to improve upon my overall serving skills and allowed me to develop communication and sales skills. I feel that what I have learned at my establishment shall assist me in my degree of Supply Chain Management.

    Cons

    Sometimes the management culture isn't reflective of the vision of the General Manager. Sometimes it's difficult to implement lean six sigma recommendations at the actual restaurant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be able to get everyone on the same page and through more team based Management activities in order to promote harmony among the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Hostess

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    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Landry's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Landry's is a great company and does offer many ways to move up within the company. They also allow you to change your hours after being with them for a while.

    Cons

    There can be long hours, but they tell you upfront what is expected. Sometimes you are asked to stay a little later if it is very busy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue being awesome and helping out your staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. A wonderful experience,I enjoyed working there because it was a friendly environment.

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    Former Employee - Foodrunner/Busboy in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Foodrunner/Busboy in Miami, FL

    I worked at Landry's

    Pros

    Team work is exhibited in a fast pace organized fashion,from employees to management the entire staff comes together to make sure that the guest are happy and satisfied with the service they recieve. Great location and also discounts on food.

    Cons

    No lunch breaks, Always busy, on your feet for entire shift.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I enjoyed being a foodrunner/busboy while working for a management staff that takes pride in their work. I appreciate the opportunity and I most certainly would not mind working at the Crab House Restaurant again.

    Recommends
  8. Awesome

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    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Landry's

    Pros

    I get 50% off my food.

    Cons

    It gets really busy sometimes.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9. food

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    Current Employee - Waitress
    Current Employee - Waitress

    I have been working at Landry's

    Pros

    Good money, good food, good atmosphere

    Cons

    strict, but needs to be to make customers happy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10. The management training I received with Rainforest Cafe (Landrys) was gave me a career.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Retail Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Retail Manager

    I worked at Landry's

    Pros

    The strong cross training there gives you the confidence to walk into a less structured environment and create order and systems in place. They actually care about Guest First Service.When I have applied for other jobs employers are attracted to my Rainforest background because they know I will be hard working.

    Cons

    They are a strict workplace but rules are enforced fairly.For units with tourist based business hours can drop off in September,October and January.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate to hourly staff about slow business cycles so they can plan better with their living expenses. Be more flexible with hourly staff that work two jobs or have child care commitments.

    Recommends
  11. landry's

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Landry's

    Pros

    flexible schedule was great for me

    Cons

    gets really busy during night services

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take more time to listen to employees

    Recommends

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