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Houston's Restaurant

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181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always love the food at Houston's but I rarely go because of the long wait and the expensive prices. My mom and I made a reservation so we were seated right away. We got the brussel sprouts as an appetizer. They were amazing! As my main course, I got the ribs with mashed potatoes. I loved every taste of... More 

Thank farrelma
Midland Park, New Jersey
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go here for the French dip, it is always amazing! The hand cut shoe string fries are amazing as well. Others got the Asian steak salad, which she said was awesome. Always great food, attentive servers. A little pricy menu options

Thank Tazsemt
Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a great place, service is awesome, and the food is awesome but pricey. Also, the selection of the menu lacks more main course.

Thank elizabethrod62
Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

I had dinner with some friends here Friday and I don't think I will return to this restaurant again. I have to say the food was good.The wait staff were friendly and attentive. The restaurant is up scale but it was dark inside ( kind of like a nightclub). The reason I might not return again is because I thought... More 

Thank Nellie F
Hawthorne, New Jersey
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Great service and great food and a good place for business meetings. The roast beef sandwich is awesome. The ahi tuna salad is very tasty as well if beef is not an option. Get there early otherwise you may wait. Enjoy.

Thank MrDavid14
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I know a lot of people enjoy this place, the atmosphere is nice and upscale. I do hate the lack of menu choices though it's enough that I don't go. Can't say I have any specific complaints about food quality tho to be fair.

Thank Et244
Hackensack, NJ
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If Houston's wasn't so friggin expensive, I'd give it 5 stars. The food is delicious. I absolutely love their veggie burger, but I only go on special occasions because $18 for a veggie burger is crazy! And that's one of the cheapest entrees on the menu. The service is consistently excellent -- they always bring you refills on your drink... More 

1 Thank mcohen342
Bergenfield, New Jersey
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

It goes without saying that Houston's has good food and their quality is consistent. What is also consistent is their shrinking portion sizes. I've been going to this location for better than 14 years and all I can say is that it's more and more of a rip-off every time I go. To the point that it's insulting to the... More 

Thank R1362PTmark
San Diego, California
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

No matter which Houston's or Houston's brand I have eaten at in the country it is consistently delicious and one of my favorite all time restaurants! Great service, clean, fresh food and yummy! I have had almost everything on their menu and have never been disappointed. A must when I am near one:)

Thank Elissa E
New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I love this Houston's. The staff goes well out of their way to make sure you enjoy your experience. They have a great selection of wine to pare with your entree. The service is worth the hassle to find parking.

Thank ReneeW777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: 12014885667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?