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275 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport)
650-588-2265
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Price range: $11 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd
Transit: Service ran by BART to South San Francisco BART Station or to SFO BART Station and take hotel shuttle.
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.
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Medford, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The food here was typical chain restaurant food. Nothing great, nothing to complain about. However, the service was absolutely awful. We sat at the bar and we might as well have been ghosts because the bartender was interested in only chatting with his friends and checking his cell phone. After bringing our food out from the kitchen, he disappered for... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

I ate there when I stayedat the attached Holiday Inn. The food was very good and the bar tender was on top of things. I would recommend this place to people.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Having just arrived in South San Francisco and in need of sustenance Houlihan's was recommended to us. Three of us arrived and were seated quickly in what seemed to be a bar/diner, lots of tv screens everywhere. Service was prompt and unfussy and the order was brought to table very quickly.Iced water was poured on our The three of us... More 

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New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice place to eat when you are staying at the hotel and they have decent food. I had the steak, it was cooked how I liked and the waitress was very nice.

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Shingle Springs, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Nice atmosphere and convenient to a few local hotels, but the food quality was pretty mediocre, and a bit overpriced. Service was fine.

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Bristol/Taunton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

All food was bad quality, we weren't expecting anything mind blowing but the food here was really horrible. All too salty & greasy.

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Union City, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Good for a couple of drinks, snack or meal with plenty of activity. Good service and choice of well prepared snacks and a well stocked bar with reasonable prices.

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northern california
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8 reviews 8 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is located inside the Holiday Inn near the airport. Food was decent, but not good enough to return. I ordered the French dip. Au jus was tasty, but the beef was tasteless! The roll it was served on was one of the best I've tasted. Soft and chewy on the inside, slightly crisped on the out! My companion... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Great food, good service, lots of variety with unusual combinations which help to make great dining happen. The food was delicious and served very professionally in a nice quiet relaxed atmosphere. (The bar area is hopping, the drinks are generous and perfectly prepared, so travelers have a choice of quiet or lively ). Our experience there was so good in... More 

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British Columbia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We were looking for a restaurant to eat at before turning our rental car it at SFO and being that the selection of restaurants near the airport is limited we turned into the Holiday Inn when we saw the restaurant sign. We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food and service here. Definitely a place where I'll stop again... More 

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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 - 30
Cuisine: American, Bar

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