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American, Bar, Pub
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1801 Greyhound Park Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001-2381
+1 563-585-5233
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had dinner with family. Service was poor. Found a hair in meal! We were told the "happy hour" beer was $2.00 a beer. Charged $4.00 on bill.

Thank 9151jimj
Lanesboro, Minnesota
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163 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

could be better. We stopped here twice for our weekend get away. The first night we had Danny as our server, seemed to be a bit on edge. We had a drink and app.We got our check -- we were going to have another drink but was never asked. SO we left. The next night we had Kyle as our... More 

Thank DJBaker5155
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with my boss. I had the pot roadt sliders, 3 came with the order. They were very good with good flavor. I thought for $11, it could have come with a side. I ordered the chicken tortilla soup. It was ok, all dark meat chicken. The server was great, attentive and courteous. It's been years since I've... More 

Thank Maureen R
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good service, tasty food, and great atmosphere. Stopped in for supper - although very busy, we were seated quickly and our meals didn't take long at all. Good place!

Thank Jodi H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner for our last night in Dubuque. Tyler very attentive and made tasty suggestions. We had the huge stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and all of us loved them. I had fish and chips. The fish was lightly breaded and very tasty. There is a big variety of food and the dress is casual.

Thank Ladyjm519
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Love Houlihan's! True it is connected to a nearby hotel but don't let that fool you. This place rocks with flavor and fun drinks. There's always something different on the menu and plenty of action nearby if gambling is up your sleeve. There's some really great steak options as well as other menu items. I do enjoy the martini sampler... More 

Thank Kevin S
Dubuque, Iowa
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The server was immediately rude. Drinks took forever. No one else in the restaurant. Ordered and appetizer. Soup was good. Parmesan Frites not worth it at all. Full of grease. Burgers "made to order". Asked how we wanted them done. We ordered medium and medium rare. As you can see in the picture it is well done. Burnt bun. Asked... More 

Thank wetrvl190
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

It's a Houlihans, attached to a Hilton Garden Inn. I was not expecting anything spectacular, but the service was not even as low as I expected. The restaurant was about 1/4th full, with about 6 people at the bar. Sitting at the bar, original bartender took our order, but was not very enthusiastic about it. Shortly thereafter she was replaced,... More 

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Johnston, Iowa
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I know....it's a salad...big deal. My family and I had dinner here.i wasn't all that hungry so I ordered a power salad with chicken. It had blackberries, blueberries, strawberries in it along with the kale, spinach and goat cheese. I would have licked the plate if I was at home! Both of my guys ordered the Thai zucchini noodle dinner.... More 

Thank Sally L
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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193 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

When we are in the area, we will go out of our way to eat at this Houlihan's. Today we had two very tasty flatbread pizza's and a couple of specialty cocktails. The service was great as usual, the food & drinks were just right. We compare this Houlihan's to the one near where we live (Houlihan's in Algonquin, IL)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Greyhound Park Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001-2381
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-585-5233
Forget 'casual dining.' That's an industry term so out of touch with how consumers eat and drink today. For premium quality and style; fare that's at times familiar and other times adventurous and a laid-back modern setting, Houlihan's is a true original.

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