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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
+1 949-833-0977
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“french dip” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (38 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a well run restaurant with delicious food. No complaints! I'm just sorry they don't take reservations. Try the grilled artichokes to share as an appetizer. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank SunshineCheyenne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The prime rib here is amazing. It seems like I can always get in short reservations. Either that or I am very lucky. For the name and the food, you would think the food is over priced. It is not. Great location, food and ambiance.

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Juliet, our waitress, made this a very pleasant dinner. My buddy and I have not seen each other in months and got together for dinner & drinks. We wanted to catch up and enjoy a slower-pace meal. Juliet got the message. She was tentative and...More

Thank Mohsen M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Actually I love the ribs, the steak, the prime rib dip, etc... can't lose!!! They also make an excellent Lemondrop Martini. Always a great place to go with the husband.

Thank L5963NJcarold
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding service. Manager always makes the extra effort. This place has really made a change for the better since new management. Worth the wait

Thank michael b
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Having eaten here several times on various business trips, I have to say it is always fantastic. I've had many items from the menu and they are all first class. It's not overly expensive when considering the quality of food and drink on offer. The...More

Thank Daren T
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Nice place for lunch or dinner. Love their margaritas and homemade lemonade. Great beef items...steaks.ribs etc without the pretentious high price of a Ruth Chris. Nice atmosphere. Can be a pain to park in the complex...

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Imagine the service of a high end steak house with out the pretentious attitude and offering every day menu items... that's Houstons. But don't go for the steaks, GO FOR THE DIP.

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for lunch and they had a good menu. Service could have been better but my meal was good. They were really busy during lunch but I only waited about 15 minutes for a table. Definitely worth a look.

Thank 317nam
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you are looking for the best baby back ribs ever, look no further. Houston's has stolen our hearts when it comes to ribs. we eat here at least once a month. Talk about "fall of the bone RIBS", they may as well keep the...More

Thank E. Stanley M
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8 November 2015|
Response from Emineee | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any item in the menu such as gluten free. But you may make your own choice of gluten free meals available in the menu..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-833-0977
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