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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
(949) 833-0977
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Irvine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love going with family it is crowded esp. During happy hour and no reservations, but it's worth the wait if u love drop off the bone luscious sweet and slightly spicy ribs!!!!!

Thank solowitch
Rancho Mirage, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First the food is great... But it's the service that will keep bringing me back. They were attentive and ensured my guests were pleased. The environment was great with a little bit of everything. Just the right amount of bar activity with local events on screen. The restaurant area wasn't that far from the bar but there was enough of... More 

Thank D C
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Houston's always delivers top notch food taste and quality. Their proteins, beef, fish, poultry, are perfectly cooked. My only request: add prices to the drink menu. Delicious, and the lighting and setting is romantic and warm.

Thank SuperFuzz
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ribs are special from Denmark are literally fall off the bone. They are a personal favorite but everything on the menu is great. It's impossible to have an empty beverage glass with every waiter or waitress passing your table offering a retfill. Been going for many years and " consistently good " is always true.

Thank Dennis H
Irvine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The grilled artichoke appetizer with the BBQ ribs. Great dinner The wine list is so so. Good martinis

Thank Jeff S
Corona, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Other than long wait for a table have never been disappointed with a meal at Houstons. Servers are professional and management committed to excellent food and service.

Thank Trevor S
South Lake Tahoe, California
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and excellent food. Had lunch on Wednesday and it was very nice. The Thai salad was incredible. I'd recommend this restaurant.

Thank hrman835
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hit Huston's for lunch . I had the chicken salad and my partner had a hamburger . The salad was great and the hamburger was worth the $17. Our waitress was attentive and seemed to truly want to make our experience memorable . We have eaten here and had a great experience. Lunch was just as great. Just be... More 

Thank Kat B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food,large servings, urbane atmosphere, and a great wait staff added up to a fun time for us. THe French dip is terrific loved the fries, and for the health conscious there are plenty of choices from salmon to salads.

Thank mazalea2012
Newport Beach, CA
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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I had lunch fir the first time in years at Houston's. It used to be great but I just don't get to that area very often. It did not disappoint! Four of us ladies all had great meals, terrific service and a comfy atmosphere. They tokes reservations, which is a treat nowadays. The food, from casual to more complex,... More 

Thank bitler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: (949) 833-0977

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