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Houlihan's

$$ - $$$
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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Newton, New Jersey
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took my family here on a Thursday night. Pros. Decent food. Clean Decent sized tables a family of 4 does not have to squeeze onto. Good selection Kids menu was a nice budget saver Cons. Weird and far-ish parking Needs a bit of maintenance and a minor remodel. The manager who was very good at walking the floor was more... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback about your dining experience and our parking situation. I will be passing your comments along to the team for review. We look forward to serving you again soon! - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

West Mifflin
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

My wife and I both had one of the best Reuben sandwiches ever. Server was good and it was a casual atmosphere.

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

Thanks so much for your kind review! We look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Of the Houlihan's in the area my wife and I like this location the best. Usually do not have to wait long for a seat at dinner time. The food potions are ample. good choice of appetizers, soups and salads are plentiful. We come back every few months to try the newly added items to the menu. Have never been... More 

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Thank Nick M
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 

Newark, New Jersey
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Call ahead to be seated very slow waiter order shrimp stir fry so did my wife daughter order steak had to wait for drinks when dinner was served to much ginger in stir fry shrimp ice cold had to wait to send back had six shrimp when it came back only four shrimp what happened I know it was St... More 

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Thank Joseph706
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 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 your contact information to the Area Director. Thank you for your time and if there is... More 

Wyckoff, New Jersey
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Enjoyed our burgers, however they could have been more rare as they kept on cooking. Great friendly service.

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Thank MaeB70
Alex H, Public Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon! - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

Miami, Florida, USA
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211 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We arrive for dinner shortly after 7:45pm so it wasn't to packed, it was starting to thin out. We got our table right away, the staff was very friendly, we were 6 including a 4 and 6 year old's. Received our drinks right away and that was it, after that we waited for ever for our food, with a 4... More 

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

I'm very sorry to hear about your visit, and will be alerting the Area Director. 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 your contact information to the Area Director. Thank you for your time and if there is anything we can... More 

Clifton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Just happened to be passing by & stopped in for an early dinner. Just the two of us, my sister and I (senior citizens). She had been there once before & had the meatloaf again. I chose the chicken (I can't eat fish & don't eat beef so that limits my choices). We were both happy with our meals and... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your valuable feedback. We will be passing your comments along to the team, and look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

New Jersey
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460 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017

I was surprised to see so few folks in the bar area on a Thursday nite. The drinks are good and the discounted apps are even better. The price is right. Really good wings and other tasty bites!

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

Thanks so much! We look forward to serving you again soon. - Alex, Houlihan's Marketing More 

nj
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The service,food,and ambiance are very bad. My fish tacos and flatbread meals are worse than my sons high school cafeteria. The service is better at the local motor vehicle center. The place needs a corporate intervention and a corrective action plan. Other patrons needed to speak to the manager and the complaints kept coming.

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Thank captnkid
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 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 your contact information to the Area Director. Thank you for your time and if there is... More 

Fairfield, New Jersey
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

There's nothing bad about Houlihans, but nothing great either. It's your typical chain restaurant food and since it's local, we'll stop in on occasion. It just seems not much has changed here lately, including most of the menu options.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do test out seasonal offerings, so we do hope you get to check out the specials menu. If you have any feedback, we always welcome specific suggestions. Thank you. – Alex, Houlihan’s Marketing More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
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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