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Houligan's Steak & Seafood Pub

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$$ - $$$
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415 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701-3606
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rock Island, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Houligan's is the sort of pub establishment that offers a comfortable bar and full menu for diners. The food was delicious and service was Midwestern friendly (a waitress with an appropriate sense of humor.) The bar scene seemed to be picking up as we left, but was quiet through the dinner hour.

Thank Gary-Gloria B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my splurge restaurants, a place to come when I want a hunk of tender beef that has been gently and professionally handled. My favorite dish is a tenderloin crusted with prosciutto, served with the day's crisp-tender veggies and garlic smashed potatoes. Heaven! Have an Irish coffee for dessert. Aaaahh...

Thank Chris D
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar and had dinner. Very quiet and almost felt I was here by myself. No bar scene. First time here so I wanted to try the recommended favorites. I had ribeye and seafood bake. Steak was cooked right, med rare. It was ok at best. They advertise 21 day aged choice beef. I thinks it's aged in local... More 

Thank Tim L
Batavia, Illinois
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice time and good food at Houligan's. Our service was good, considering she had a large table right next to us. Old decor, but fine. Our table was a "mini-booth", which honestly was like sitting at the kids' table at Thanksgiving. Would go back.

Thank rfos4pack
Eau Claire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Too expensive for the food you get. Does have a quiet atmosphere. Just was not impressed with food. I'd give this a so so, I wouldn't go back.

Thank Diane B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Went here for a family dinner and was pleasantly surprised after not having been for many years. Kind of forgot about it after everything migrated to the south side of EC. They took reservations, which was a primary factor in our selection. Service was slow but they were extremely busy on the Friday night we visited. Glad to see they... More 

Thank Yankee_Doodle_Do
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I've been a regular customer here for years. You can always count on them to provide consistently good food. Steaks are always prepared exactly to order and are very tasty. Other entrees are equally tasty and well prepared. My only suggestion would be for them to vary their menu every once in awhile. But if you're looking for a place... More 

Thank MSP_Traveler09
Fenton, Missouri
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We dined at Houligans on August 5th. The restaurant is terrific. The Prosciutto-Encrusted Filet was amazing. My wife had the Seafood Bake with Shrimp and Lobster and it was also off-the-hook delicious. The wine list is very good and our server, Betty was extremely nice and funny. I HIGHLY recommend Houligans if you find yourself in Eau Claire.

Thank sashroch
Raeford, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

I was in Eau Claire on business. Had dinner with several colleagues. Several of us ordered the filet with the yukon gold mashed potatoes. All of us said ours was wonderful. Mine was probably one of the best steaks I have ever had. It was cooked to perfection! The potatoes were very tasty and creamy. I would HIGHLY recommend this... More 

Thank Tiffanie W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I was looking for a place that served steak within walking distance. I was luck to stumble on to Hooligans. I went on a Saturday and they had a Prime Rib Special. A 12 oz prime rib with garlic mashed potatoes and mixed fresh vegetables. Everything was delicious. They had a nice selection at the bar and the service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701-3606
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
  • Phone Number: 18356621

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?