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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 833-0977
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Ranked #18 of 543 Restaurants in Irvine
Price range: $41 - $80
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
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Huntington Beach, CA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is thee best restaurant ever. The atmosphere is sexy and you are treated exceptionally well from the moment you walk in. We ordered a Greyhound to begin with and it was the best I've ever had. The ruby red grapefruit is freshly squeezed. Very refreshing! We ordered the Spinach Artichoke Dip for our appetizer and it was absolutely delicious.... More 

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Irvine, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great food, service and they honor reservations! The best ribs in Orange County, and a great cheeseburger as well.

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Irvine, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My family has come here since it opened. A few years back the management overhauled the menu and they have not looked back. The food is priced to make you think twice about bringing the grandkids! Amazing the walnut Apple desert as always remained just outstanding. I can not get a bit my wife likes it so much!!!!!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We very much enjoyed our dinner and the service was very good. We stopped on New Year's eve and had to wait a short time. During our wait we stopped at the bar had some wine and apps. The apps were very good and we knew the dinner should be better. Well, it did not disappoint. Dinner was very good.... More 

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San Diego, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Hostess was immediately friendly, my guests and I were immediately seated. The server was very catering (but not too much where it's annoying) the food was excellent, I had the Thai noodle salad-loved it. The desserts were worth the calories, yes it was!

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Orange County
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Last week on our way back from the airport, I looked at my husband and explained my sudden desire for a nice filet. As we thought of where to stop, I remembered Houston's serving up great food last time we were there a while back. While we stopped by specifically for that filet, I was enticed by the description of... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This is thee best restaurant ever. The atmosphere is sexy and you are treated exceptionally well from the moment you walk in. We ordered a Greyhound to begin with and it was the best I've ever had. The ruby red grapefruit is freshly squeezed. Very refreshing! We ordered the Spinach Artichoke Dip for our appetizer and it was absolutely delicious.... More 

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Corona, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have eaten at this Houston's many, many times and it never fails to disappoint. It's my go-to place for business meals. The French Dip sandwich is the best thing on the menu. Try it and you won't be disappointed! Lunch is always very busy and parking is horrible, so get there early to avoid a long wait.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

On a quick business trip to LA & Orange County, I picked Houston's (Irvine) for a sit down dinner with an old friend. Sitting at the Bar, we found the service and food as good as ever! If you want the perfect dinner, order: 1) Apps: "CHICAGO-STYLE SPINACH DIP" or "HOUSE-SMOKED SALMON" and 2) Entrees: "KAMPACHI YELLOWTAIL SASHIMI" (suggested by... More 

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Irvine, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had been to Houston’s on numerous occasions for work, so when a special anniversary for my wife and I came around, knowing she’d never been, we booked a table for a Sunday night. We arrived and were promptly seated at a small two-seat booth, with a view of the kitchen, but not so close that it was a bother.... More 

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Additional Information about Houston's

Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
Phone Number: (949) 833-0977
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
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
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American

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