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“First terrible review ever!(Of course this was 2.5 years ago)”
Review of Houston's

Houston's
Ranked #2 of 664 Restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Arlington, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“First terrible review ever!(Of course this was 2.5 years ago)”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

I was part of a business trip to Santa Ana(Orange County)! We were told we had to wait an hour to get a table and unfortunately, the front desk was right. While we were waiting outside, I tried their lemonade, which tasted kind of bland. Finally, we got our table and ordered. I ordered a $30 steak. The steak meal finally came out as a fried egg sized piece of steak with not even one side. My brother received an even smaller salmon and cried. We ended up eating snacks back at the hotel. Pros- Honest staff. Cons- Long wait, Small portions of food, Humongous prices.
Note: Bad idea for the kiddos.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Tommy C
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English first
Huntington Beach, California
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Always Consistant”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

A great ambiance, day or night. We enjoy the salads, ribs, garlic bread and very cold Martinis. Good business lunch spot.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Brenda J
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Los Angeles, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Consistent as Always”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

It is always a pleasure to dine at Houston's. No matter what items you order they always have a knack for being the best they can be and exceeding your expectations!
Took a friend from out of town and he thoroughly enjoyed the meal of Roasted Chicken and the new Kale salad with roasted chicken. Every point of the salad I had was well balanced with ingredients and service is always quick and helpful. Other restaurant chains should take note of the precision in which the watchful servers are pacing the meal and managing the room.
Will definitely return as many years it's been before...!! Great job Houston's !

Visited December 2013
Helpful?
Thank MarkusD4
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Whittier, California
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Client Lunch”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

Great place to take clients to lunch. Service is impeccable. My fav lunch dish is the Tai Steak Salad.

Visited November 2013
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Thank snmgriffo
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Temecula, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Houston”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Perfect spot to relax after work and watch a few games and see some good people. food is always amazing.

Visited November 2013
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Thank Brian M
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