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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 - 10:00 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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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 16
    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
Good food, good atmosphere, great wait staff!

Met another couple here for dinner and really enjoyed ourselves. We were seated on the patio. We started out with some appetizers, steamed edamame, and some drinks, long island ice tea and mini martinis. All were very good. We wound up having soup for dinner, French onion, which was tasty, not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Roamin-Amy
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Bar scene
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Met another couple here for dinner and really enjoyed ourselves. We were seated on the patio. We started out with some appetizers, steamed edamame, and some drinks, long island ice tea and mini martinis. All were very good. We wound up having soup for dinner, French onion, which was tasty, not salty and the perfect amount of cheese! We chatted... More 

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Sarasota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good chain restaurant. Good Service, Good Food. Manager was very responsive to an issue that I had and I left more than satisfied with the restaurant.

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North Street, MI
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This restaurant was a brief walk from our hotel, so an easy choice. I have eaten at several Houlihan's. This one did not disappoint. We were welcomed and promptly seated. Server was attentive. They have some fun drink options; we tried the mojito flights. I believe Houlihan's offers a nice, varied menu with something for everyone.

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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
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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
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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
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572 reviews 572 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
263 helpful votes 263 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
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186 reviews 186 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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

Questions & Answers

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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?