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8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
+1 410-782-6016
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

At least three people at our group of five had special requests and all were accommodated . No returns, no reorders, everything was great.

Thank Char M
Reviewed September 5, 2017

My wife and I are liking Houlihan's more and more especially on Wednesdays when they offer to take 20% off your bill, except drinks.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Eaten here a number of times. Nice size bar area and dinning. Menu is varied with something for everyone. Service is fast and friendly. A good option that you can easily find parking. Not fancy and not a to go place. Good casual atmosphere with...More

Thank SigEpGov
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I went here with my husband for dinner. We went here because they had no wait while the Mexican restaurant next door had a 30 minute wait. My husband had vegetarian lasagna, which came with a salad. I had a french dip sandwich with french...More

Thank Caitlyn K
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This places keeps getting better. Aby, our server, provided my wife and I with excellent service. After getting us some drinks, my wife ordered the Salmon Caesar Salad, and I ordered the Meatloaf entree. Folks, the Meatloaf dinner was awesome. Please try it.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This is the second time I have had dinner at a Houlihan's and the first time here. Me and my family really enjoyed it. The decor is pleasing and the food was outstanding. If they had an option to have the fish tacos with out...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed June 4, 2017

My wife and I stopped in for dinner on a Wednesday afternoon at 4pm. We were seated at a booth that didn't have any overhead speakers, at our request. My wife ordered the Lettuce Wraps and the Buffalo Blue Salad and i ordered the Chicken...More

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My husband and I visited on a Sunday for dinner. The good was great. I had the chicken parm, which was the best I've had in awhile. I also had the house salad which was delicious too. The service was fast, attentive and professional. I...More

Thank kbgreen22
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Server couldn't get the order straight. Served my husband's soup with his entree instead of as an appetizer as he ordered. Soup was tepid. Had been sitting for a while. I requested no cheese. Plate had cheese on it. Meal redone but had to be...More

Thank patricerobins16
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Work in Columbia and Houlihan's is a great place to grab and lunch or dinner. It is also a great meeting place for people who live near Washington or Baltimore. They have a tuna appetizer that is just so tasty. I order it every time...More

Thank BullyLover2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-782-6016
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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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