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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)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So it's Houlihan's right? It's decent everywhere! But at this restaurant at the bar they have these completely stupid lamps every 2 seats that make it impossible to talk to anyone near you, seriously it's sooo annoying!!! There are 14 of them - and they complete set up a blockade - like every bar stool is another private seat!!!!

Thank CamSTAR58
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When dinner starts with a soggy Salad, which is not fresh romaine Greens, soaked in Caesar dressing, it could get better or worse depending on how the main course turns out.I await the stuffed chicken breast entree to see which direction it goes from here. Asparagus is fresh, potatoes not so much. chicken breast has been in the par broiler... More 

Thank micyer
Petersaurach, Germany
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116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I expected either junk food or very expensive food and was surprised to find a really reasonable array of delicious sounding dishes. As a casual vegan I was able to get a very delicious black bean veggie burger with sides of a great soup and large bowl of fresh fruit. The prices were higher than do it yourself, but lower... More 

Thank jjdmcook
San Francisco, California
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113 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slim pickings for lunch if you are attending a conference locally and have no car. If you come here and are a solo diner you will eat at the bar and the bartender is none too friendly. Had a delicious chicken tortilla soup but the small serving was relatively expensive. And the chicken nachos were among the worse I've eaten,... More 

Thank 1SFOSO
Gran Canaria, Spain
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132 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a hotel next to the Holiday Inn where this restaurant is located. Great option for having dinner. Nice place and a few TVs with sports to keep you entertained. We had a good top sirloin of 8oz. With baked potato. Very good. Staff was nice and friendly, as well as efficient. We will eat here again if... More 

Thank Smallfishbigworld
Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight in south San Francisco and were really glad to find their glassed-in patio for the bright sun and shelter from a cool breeze. Craft beer on tap was a plus. Very friendly and attentive staff. Lovely choice of food at normal prices: enjoyed the story on the menu about how they make their stuffed chicken breast dish, and... More 

Thank JedAfterthought
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my server Aigul as she was the friendliest, most accommodating server I have ever had in recent memory. I write this because most servers treat a party of (1) haphazardly. Often ignoring that I would have the same requirements for good service as a table of (2) or more. Aigul saw that I was served quickly, check back with... More 

Thank pc G
Long Beach, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything I ate was very good-over 2days I had sushi and edamame appetizers, super green salad with fresh berries and tender chicken, basic breakfast, and highly recommend the Black Angus mini burgers (switched out cheddar for Gorgonzola cheese).

Baltimore, Maryland
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I've reviewed this place before and I thought with time thee would be improvements........wrong. This place may have digressed over time. I really expected things to be different this trip. I kinda of knew what to expect, but I was with friends and it was late and we wanted food and a good beer. So we arrived after 10 PM... More 

Thank MarylandVacation
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was great! We had omelette, pancakes. Ambiance is great and clean. Attentive servers, always checking up on us making sure we are ok. Good customer service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
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: 650-588-2265
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?