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275 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport) (US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd)
Service ran by BART to South San Francisco BART Station or to SFO BART Station and take hotel shuttle.
650-588-2265
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Forget 'casual dining.' That's an industry term so out of touch with how...
Forget 'casual dining.' That's an industry term so out of touch with how consumers eat and drink today. For premium quality and style; fare that's at times familiar and other times adventurous and a laid-back modern setting, Houlihan's is a true original.
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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Just wanted a bite to eat in the evening before heading off on a flight the following morning. Nice food. Lively bar. Good service. Just what I needed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
AnnK_IRL
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Just wanted a bite to eat in the evening before heading off on a flight the following morning. Nice food. Lively bar. Good service. Just what I needed.

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Pomona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here on a Friday @ 7:30 and it was amazing highly recommended for a nice low key spot. Steaks were spot on! Good service

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the more proper places you can hang up your laptop after work and chill... can get rather crowded though due to this very reason. Food was average, nothing to shout about. Drinks and atmosphere will be what you wanna look for in a proper bar. TV screens on the wall with live sports coverage too..

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new hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After a long flight from Boston, just needed lunch. Service was okay, sandwiches were good. Looks like the bar might get a little busy as there were lots of advertisements and flyers for drink specials. Located in a hotel near SFO.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went there only for few pints of beer, as it was late by the time we arrived, not highly recommended, but while you there ok for beer and sports

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Melbourne
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We dined at the Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn near SFO airport. The food was great and they had delicious cocktails.

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florida
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My meal was great. Service was attentive and restaurant was nice. It was good to have the restaurant in the hotel since I didn't have a car. The restaurant was very busy but they had plenty of wait staff.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I had not been to a Houlihan's in years and could not remember why. It was my buddy turn to pick and we didn't want to travel far to eat as it was getting late. We decided to go with his pick of Houlihan's. We got there at 8 PM and the place was nearly empty. We were a party... More 

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Copenhagen
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Good food, fast, efficient and friendly service. Nothing to dislike, except perhaps that the entrance was a little hard to find. Within walking distance of the Best Western Grosveror hotel.. a big plus!

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San Marcos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lots of greasy items. If you try, you can stay away from them and have adequate food. The Chicken Caesar Salad was pretty good, and the filets were excellent.

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Additional Information about Houlihan's

Address: 275 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport)
Phone Number: 650-588-2265
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $11 to $30
Cuisine: American, Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 275 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport)
    (US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Service ran by BART to South San Francisco BART Station or to SFO BART Station and take hotel shuttle.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 650-588-2265

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $11 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Forget 'casual dining.' That's an industry term so out of touch with how consumers eat and drink today. For premium quality and style; fare that's at times familiar and other times adventurous and a laid-back modern setting, Houlihan's is a true original.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?