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5732 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2457
+1 517-323-3550
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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143 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Nothing special, but appears clean and is comfortable. Was with a group of friends so it took a little over an hour before our food arrived. Portabello burger was tasty, but small. Loads of French fries served with the burger.

Thank MyHobbyIsTravel
Lansing, Michigan
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139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We came here for my husband's birthday dinner with his grandparents. Tried to order the calamari, they were out. My grandmother tried to order brussel sprouts as a side, they didn't have them. I ordered the spiralized noodle salad, they were out. Seemingly half their menu wasn't available, and what did come out of the kitchen wasn't that great. Really... More 

Thank amyadamy
Boise, Idaho
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My sisters and I arrived. A total of five of us. There wasn't a warm nor friendly greeting. Was a little busy. We asked to be seated in the dining area. Another family came in that was seated in a booth that was a family of four. My sister asked the greeter why she automatically became defensive turned up her... More 

Thank LadyChi45
Haslett, Michigan
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259 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We visited there for lunch. The solid came quickly. The next took FOREVER ! My wife was ready to leave when the waitress said I will check on your food. A while later it came to our table COLD. And the fish was over cooked. We will not go back.

Thank 515any
HoulihansRestaurants, Houlihan's Marketing at Houlihan's, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear about this incident. We strive to provide great service, but clearly missed the mark during your lunch visit. We'd love the opportunity to make it up to you. Kindly email me directly at social@houliahans.com so our team can reach out. Thanks, Katy, Houlihan's Marketing More 

New York City, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Ran out of food. Food was cold. Average tasting felt like a more expensive Applebee's. Server was nice.

Thank Marc S
San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The appetizers were good! The drinks were great! I hope they have that same drink in San Antonio! Service was great!

Thank SATravelers13
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I live close to this place but for some reason never went much. I don't know why either. The food is really good, the wait staff is great. Just visited again tonight. Damn the food is good. The beer was cold and the bartender Audrey (we eat at the bar) was great. I really need to keep going back. I... More 

Thank Tracy S
Tawas City, Michigan
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the loaded guacamole appetizer. It was delicious . It came with two other dips along with the guacamole. The dips were really good. We each ordered a salad I ordered the grilled chicken salad. So full! The portions with generous. The atmosphere was okay. We were seated in the dining area. The Windows were over looking the mall... More 

Thank lkglancy
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love their happy hour. Great drink specials, amazing small plates. You can make an awesome meal for less than $8.

Thank Kochgrrl
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

While the food itself was excellent, the service took this rating down. Upon entering, the hostess seemed positively bored and unprofessional in seating us. Our waiter was also lackluster, doing only the bare minimum, he was nice but totally disengaged from providing a welcoming experience. He came frequently to clear out plates when we clearly weren't done. Took too long... More 

Thank RoseBrenny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5732 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2457
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-323-3550
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?