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$41 - $80
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 10, 2022 via mobile

We were seated after a 20 minute wait staff was very friendly. We got two napkins and two sets of silverware for four people. Never bought any more napkins or silverware asked if we could take the order about 40 seconds after we sat down...we said no give us a minute and we got 10. They weren’t particularly busy yet as we were there about 4 PM. The food was good a chicken sandwich a hamburger a kale salad some dessert. We got to HT’s one of us got a refill the other one had the glass taken away while it was still 20% for never got another one never saw the waitress again. All in all it ended up a pretty miserable dinner the bathrooms are pretty nice.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed January 1, 2022

I was excited to visit Houston’s as the chain is not available in my city anymore. I was very disappointed at this location. Our spinach artichoke dip at $17 was way too spinachy and not enough cheese. I had the noodle salad and it was...drenched in way too much dressing and very little filet. My daughter ordered salmon sushi which was warm and my husband’s rib eye was burnt. After waiting for more than an hour to get a table, we were just too hungry to complain. Our almost $200 dinner for 3 with tip was not worth the quality we received. The atmosphere is nice and bar looked like comfy seating.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 26, 2021

Great service, atmosphere and food. Nice seating area outside while you wait for a table. Get the Ribs and thank me later. Enjoy.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed March 21, 2021

You cant go wrong with Houstons! It always is busy and for a reason as it is phenomenal! We love this place and our server was amazing! Kara was attentive and personable. We highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed December 14, 2020

First, I want to say this restaurant has quality food. I understand that everyone is trying to make money to stay in business BUT does Houston have to charge a 10% packaging fee? This doesn't make sense because the consumer has so many choices and...all restaurants are trying to attract business. We can't eat inside the restaurant so automatically they have to box up all orders. All orders are To-Go orders. Based on principal, I am boycotting Houston's because they slap a 10% packaging fee on all orders. This is horrible!!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 23, 2020

Consistently great service, great cuisine together with an upscale, calm and comfortable atmosphere. The Irvine location is one of my favorite. Been going there for ages. Other than the Irvine location I have been to a least twenty restaurant locations that are part of the...Houston's restaurant family. Never been disappointed....For a casual meal just order the grilled artichokes and the prime rib au jus sandwich. Absolutely awesome!! Wine selection is very good as well.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020

super love experience.burgers are juicy and tasty..! staff is wonderful, friendly, so accomodating. Thank you, my birthday lunch! MAI

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Always delicious food always hard to get a table ! Love everything about this restaurant except that i don’t go much due to the fact that i have to wait so long for a table

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

I come here frequently with a girlfriend for drinks and dinner. They honor their reservations on time! It’s relatively quiet with a calming atmosphere. Service is just right. Attentive but not pushy. And the food is healthy and delicious. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

We had a really nice dinner and the service and food was really good! Will definitely be going back!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

My wife wanted to take me to Houstons (I think she had been there once for lunch with friends). It was a Friday night, and there was a waiting list. Somehow they goofed up on calling us and we waited perhaps 20 minutes longer than...we should have. When I brought this to the attention of our server, he brought in the floor manager, and were very apologetic. They comped me a nice piece of key lime pie, which I did not expect. The server and the manager we outstanding in making us feel like they wanted to make things right. BTW, the food was superb. I rarely give "Excellent" ratings, but Houstons earned it.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

We love to dine at this awesome establishment. The food is always great. The service is excellent and atmosphere is electric. We have been coming to this restaurant for over 10 years and it is always a great dining experience. Love their concept. Serve excellent...food, give great service and you will be successful. What a concept. You will ALWAYS have our business. Thank you Houston's for remaining true to yourself.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

We stayed and share the dishes, we ask for baby ribs it was delicious and a cheese burger that is one of the best I ate Totally recommended !!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

I have a Swedish friend that makes his own sauce for smoked salmon. When I tasted it, it reminded me of Houston's same sauce. I took my friend there and he concurred that it "was "almost" as good as his family recipe. One of my...favorite dishes for years. But also the Irvine location is full of atmosphere and a great lunch and happy hour crowd. I great place to be.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

I used to go here a lot. It's been a few years. I know that originally it was great but then sometimes we didn't get the best food as the appetizers were a little off. Sometimes they were great and then other times they were...lacking. The entrees on the other hand were pretty spot on.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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I have not seen any item in the menu such as gluten free. But you may make your own choice of gluten free meals available in the menu..
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Houston's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4