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Houlihan's

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15 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
618-397-9242
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
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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Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!

Great food and service. My wife and I have eaten here several times and it has always been very good with excellent service. We usually eat lunch and have not tried dinner there but have no reason to think it would be any different.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Bob K
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Caseyville, Illinois
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Late Night
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English first
O'Fallon, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

wow has that place gone down hill! We sat in the bar area thinking it might be faster. It wasn't. The couple at the bar were so drunk and loud that I couldn't even finish my meal. The guy started playing loud obnoxious music on his phone. When I asked our waiter if he could say something, he told me... More 

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Caseyville, Illinois
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great food and service. My wife and I have eaten here several times and it has always been very good with excellent service. We usually eat lunch and have not tried dinner there but have no reason to think it would be any different.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We eat at this restaurant about once a week and we always receive great service and great food. The female manager is awesome and most of the staff knows us by now. The salmon is always yummy and the hubby swears by the Brentwood chicken sandwich. Keep up the great work!!

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Highland, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Houlihan's is always our restaurant of choice when dining out, mostly because of the quiet ambience, secluded booths, and great food. Not to offend anyone, but there are hardly ever any children in the dining room, which enhances our dining experience. We are older and it's nice to have a meal out where there's not a lot of crying and... More 

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Illinois
Top Contributor
568 reviews 568 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My friend and I stopped in for lunch and had an amazing waiter! He was so nice and genuinely friendly and was very helpful with the menu. I had the fish tacos and asked for them to be grilled rather than breaded and fried. I also asked for the slaw to be on the side, not in my tacos. No... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was there 1 1/2 hours at after lunch time on a Saturday . After 15 minutes we were preparing to leave when a waitress came by to get our drink order. She said she was very busy with a large table outside. She asked us to be patient. She did bring our drinks, but we didn't see her again... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I can't tell you the last time I ate at a Houlihan's anywhere, I was not sure they were still in business. Some friends recommended this location for lunch and I am glad they did as the food was great. Service and waitstaff were good and this means a lot at lunch time.

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Athens, Alabama
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351 reviews 351 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A few years back, I was a Houlihan's regular, at this outlet as well as some others as I traveled. At one point I seemed they dropped most of my favorite meals and weren't quite the same as they once were. I'm happy to report this was one of the best meals I've had recently. This is a nice facility,... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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260 reviews 260 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We've picked this restaurant to eat at the last few times we've been in the area. Service is usually quick and attentive. The food here is always fresh and keeps us coming back.

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

we had a little time to kill on a Saturday afternoon so went to Houlihan's. They have some fun adult beverages and the bartender was great at making suggestions for different drinks. The appetizers we ordered were great. Our group of 8 ordered 5 different appetizers. Not a bad one in the bunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: 618-397-9242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • 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 - 10:00 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 - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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