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181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
(201) 488-5667
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Ranked #7 of 143 Restaurants in Hackensack
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
North Bergen, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

my wife, dad, and I went to have lunch here and we were pleasantly surprised on how good the food is. although the service is also excellent, we had to grab another waiter, to let him know that our waitress just left us (we said we needed a few minutes, not 10). I did notice her talking at the other... More 

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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ate lunch here yesterday w my daughters. Food was excellent. Focaccia bread appetizer was perfect- fresh bread, perfect olives and almonds in resale good quality olive oil / at a really good price of $3. Houston's was the first place 20+ years ago I ever had spinach dip at the DC one. Houston's pioneered the spinach dip appetizer. It's still... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The New York strip never failed! The cooking level is very precise. Atmosphere is bit noisy and dark. Wines above lower level are expensive. Service is very efficient polite and fast. Overall experience: "we'll be back soon"

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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137 reviews 137 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had a really great meal at Houston’s. It was to celebrate a family member’s anniversary. They have a great wine selection, while waiting to be seated, we enjoyed a glass of wine at the bar. We had both Cabernet Savignon and Pinot Grigio, a very extensive wine list with great quality wines. We enjoyed the glass of wine and... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We've been going to Houston's for many years, as a matter of fact many of servers are still there, that tells you about the establishment. Their menu is small and changes every few months, but it's always good. It's the perfect environment for a romantic date, lights low, not excessively loud and the wait team is very attentive. The only... More 

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Jersey City, NJ, USA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been to this restaurant at least half-a-dozen times and have enjoyed it every single time ! The ambience is romantic. The bar is a well-decorated pleasant area. The service is quite good. The menu selection is above average. The presentation is very good. The value is pretty good for Bergen County, NJ. I don't think you'll be disappointed in... More 

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Garfield, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

First time going to this restaurant with my co-workers and everything from the appetizer to the entree to the drinks was perfect! The waitress was very attentive and nice. At some point, the drinks took long to be brought to our table, but other than that, we had an awesome time. Definitely returning to this place in the future. Check... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Food is always good, the noise level is high but it's worth it. I always have a good time and leave very happy, I would recommend this restaurant to any one. It is a little pricey but good. Go and see for your self.

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The atmosphere is loud, so for a business dinner, this place may not be the ideal restaurant. One of the hostesses was wonderful but another was very surly. Our waitress was very respectful of our conversation but made sure to take care of what we needed. Two of us had the fish special, a Mediterranean Sea bass which was very... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's noisy, the food is ok. Other people like it because I see that it is crowded. But, for me, It's nothing to rave about.

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Additional Information about Houston's

Address: 181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
Phone Number: (201) 488-5667
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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