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Houlihan's

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American, Bar, Pub
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645 US Highway 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004-1556
+1 973-808-1300
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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West Caldwell, United States
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu needs an overhaul, standard fare, meal presentation was not that great. Ambiance of the restaurant was upper scale steakhouse dark, does not work for a casual chain. Wait staff when we were there was not particularly attentive and seemed to be fairly new. Much better to be had at chains that are focused on keeping their menu updated with... More 

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Thank Sheikh A
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit with us, and will be alerting the Area Director. (We recently added some new exciting menu items that perhaps you didn't get to see yet.) We strive for 100% guest satisfaction and would like to be able to make it right. Kindly email me directly at alexhoulihans@gmail.com and I can forward... More 

New Jersey
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I LOVE their Potato Soup.It is always Solid.Lunch or Dinner.Never really had a bad meal at this location.

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Thank Joseph P
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're so glad you enjoy our made-from-scratch menu items, and we look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

New Jersey
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508 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Located close to Fairfield hotels and right on Rt. 46 West, this restaurant seems busy most of the time. General parking is behind the building so in cold or inclement weather there's a bit of a walk involved. Ample seating (mostly booths) surrounds the main bar area but you can get a table far enough away the bar noise would... More 

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Thank TonyK300
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're so glad you enjoyed our made-from-scratch menu items, and look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our server was very friendly and accommodating. Very helpful when making our selections. For the price of the meals, we were expecting larger portion sizes and were a bit disappointed. However, the food did taste great. We were, however, very happy with the sizes of the desserts! I would go back, but because of the value, it wouldn't be my... More 

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Thank mham19
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valuable feedback. We're so glad you enjoy our made-from-scratch menu items (which, as you noticed, cost a bit more.) We look forward to serving you again soon! - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Whippany, New Jersey
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144 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I don't know why I hadn't been back in years, but I am sure glad I did. The chicken fingers were even better than I remembered and the turkey burger was exceptionally delicious. I was really pleasantly surprised at how delicious everything was, including our past favorites of chicken fingers and the marvelous spinach dip.

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Thank Carol C
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're so glad you enjoyed our made-from-scratch menu items, and look forward to serving you again! - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Clifton, New Jersey
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I thought that all of the Houlihan's restaurants had closed years ago. It was always one of my favorites. I had a pleasant surprise to discover Houlihan's is alive and well in Fairfield, NJ! The menu is typical Houlihan's fair. The decor is pleasant. The wait staff was attentive, and the food was delivered in a timely fashion.

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Thank tsatryan
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

We're so glad you found us! We have 18 locations in NJ & NY....and are glad you found Fairfield! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, and look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

New Jersey
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Drink was giganda ! & delish Service was fast & friendly . Food was so so no big deal burger was ok not the best grilled onions weren't grilled they were just raw Mushrooms were grilled they were gross it was a gift card I needed to use up before it expired so probably would head there for that giganda... More 

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Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We will be passing your comments along to the team to address. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Lexington, Virginia
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Bar is loud, but location across from hotel convenient. Rosemary chicken overcooked and tough, veggies a bit soggy, service so-so, price mid-range, pasta unremarkable. For travelers, it's better-than-average, for others..., well...

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Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valuable feedback. Feel free to email us directly at alexhoulihans@gmail.com to discuss further. Thank you. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Fairfield, New Jersey
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Excellent food and lots of it, they have the best Yankee Pot roast and mashed potatoes in addition most of their meals are exceptional, can't wait to go there again.

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Thank valbakogiannis
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're so glad you enjoy our made-from-scratch menu items, and we look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Clifton
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

the food was very good, the atmosphere is pleasant and the decor is classy. Prices are midrange but the food and atmosphere are worth the price. Not "high class" but next best thing.

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Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to serving you again soon! - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 US Highway 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004-1556
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 973-808-1300
Description
In 1972, Houlihan's first opened its doors in Kansas City with an eclectic menu and energetic bar scene. Ferns hung throughout, artifacts cluttered the walls, tapestries made by San Francisco hippies formed the ceiling. It was hot.Fast forward a few decades. New inspiration. New menus. New soundtrack. And a modern, warm restaurant design with a prominent bar. Today, our company is built entirely around what the progressive consumer seeks in a restaurant + bar experience.

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