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275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703
+1 650-588-2265
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“french dip” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was quite good. Dinner plates need to be updated and the booth we sat at the table moved every time you used your knife. Large menu something for everyone. Loud and noisy

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great little place close to where I was staying at. The waiter was horrible though. Not attentive never came and refilled our drinks. I guess it was because we were not drinking alcohol? Wow. We were watching the hockey playoffs and very...More

Thank Lela G
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Stayed at the holiday inn for a few days, and decided to try out this place first night as I get back too late to drive back into the city. Let us just say I am glad I did. The food was great, (Get the...More

Thank AlbertoD23
Reviewed May 9, 2018

while in South San Francisco the evening of April 27, 2018, I went across the street to the Holiday Inn's Houlihans restaurant, it was a good eating experience, good food friendly and respectful, staff plus a reasonable cost

Thank Jose A
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I was overnighting in the hotel (Holiday Inn) and wanted some place convenient, so ate here. I had the Cobb salad for lunch (very good) and returned in the evening for dinner. The Friday special was salmon, and it was excellent. They have several beers...More

Thank fred_cameron
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This place is a pub come restaurant. Its in the Holiday Inn Hotel. Its not too bad, service was good, but you can tell the place is really old and could do with some renovation. Staff are friendly and the food was good.

Thank 150wilfredb
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurants to come get a good healthy dinner. The staffs are so amazing. It didn't take long to get me a clean table. My food service was excellent. I ate it very slow hoping it would never end. If you are around this area...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed April 1, 2018

My family has raved about a breast of chicken filled with cream cheese and sauteed in Panko bread crumbs. When I had it, the bread crumbs were actually burnt in order to cook the chicken breast enough. Fresh green beans were served alongside and while...More

Thank jamesmU3675UM
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

The food was good and the prices for the meals were ok. But the price for the beer was impertinend: There were no prices written on the menu for the beer. But we had to pay 6.5 $+ tax for a single corona. Thats definitly...More

Thank Kenny K
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Had the ir French dip which was quite alright considering the shoddy service. I waited almost 5 minutes before the bar staff finally came to the rescue and took my order after I stared at my knife and fork without a glance from the waitresses.

Thank woodie46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport)
    (US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Service ran by BART to South San Francisco BART Station or to SFO BART Station and take hotel shuttle.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-588-2265
  • E-mail
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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