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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 833-0977
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 100
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
SoCal Cuisine

Business Dinner was a success. The shushi was outstanding. Had a grilled chicken salad that was really good. My business partners had the soup of he day and the salmon that was also very good. Service was good and the atmosphere was conducive to a nice business dinner and could accommodate a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mike W
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Business Dinner was a success. The shushi was outstanding. Had a grilled chicken salad that was really good. My business partners had the soup of he day and the salmon that was also very good. Service was good and the atmosphere was conducive to a nice business dinner and could accommodate a nice evening dinner.

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Thank Mike W
Kihei, Hawaii
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten at Houstons for years. It never disappoints. Houstons always has great appetizers and main courses. You just can't go wrong because that's just how much attention they pay to their customers. Love this place!!! Always! No matter which city in which you experience Houston's, rest assured, the food you encounter will be second to none. Yum!!!

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Thank HookieHookie
Level Contributor
52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has a fairly gloomy ambiance and the food was heavier than I wanted or expected. Pretty much an average experience in an average place with average tasting food.

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Thank Dennis F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here many times. It is my boyfriends favorite go to spot for dinner. The service is always exceptional, the food comes out in a timely manner and the flavor is always up to par. As a pescatarian, I really enjoy their sushi, grilled artichoke (when available) and fish sandwich. The fries are always a good bar option... More 

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Thank Natteegirl
Irvine, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place, always try to make a reservation. As they are busy lunch and dinner Parking is tough but right across the street is a parking garage that always has places to park. The salads are awesome and they actually have burgers if you want something simpler. Sushi is a bit pricey, but the quality is right at the... More 

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Thank Arthur O
Irvine, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had hear rave reviews, only to be disappointed. Luckily I did not pay for dinner that night. I felt it was very over priced for the food we got.

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Thank Steve C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great overall restaurant. My favorite is the Filet mignon and baby back ribs. The spinach dip is one of their best dishes as well.

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Thank Ian C
Irvine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy all aspects of this restaurant. It is pricey but always delicious. I have been here many times and never disappointed.

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Thank lindamC8974YB
Irvine California USA
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can laterally use your fork to eat the best cooked Baby Back Ribs, the best $28 plate you can get, Split down the middle and share, very good service in the 405 & Jamboree

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Thank irvineman
Irvine, California, USA
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going here for many years, although not on a regular basis. It is really consistent and everything is good. Surprisingly good ribs and some sort of Hawaiian steak. It can get a little crowded, but you can make reservations. Not the most fancy place or a place to sit over a long meal, but a solid performer.... More 

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Thank Ron M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: (949) 833-0977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?