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Far North Central
American, Bar, Pub
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938 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232-1020
+1 210-494-3371
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Finally had a chance to get together with our best friends and chose Houlihan's. They provide 3 different atmospheres in one location. You can enjoy the outside and get loud as you watch golfers go by. You can also sit at the bar where they have very personable, fun and outgoing bartenders and watch your favorite sporting event and have... More 

Thank Donna D
San Antonio, Texas
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375 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Today the food was excellent! This is an improvement over the last year. I ordered the calamari appetizer and it was outstanding. I believe the menu said it would have banana peppers, and it didn't, but I really preferred the calamari anyway. The arugula salad with the calamari was great. The wedge salad was excellent. It had fried polenta wedges,... More 

Thank J E
San Antonio, Texas
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The steak was perfect, the beets are the best and the salad wedge was amazing. Our server treated us like family and her recommendation was exactly what I wanted. I enjoyed every moment and had to eat slow to keep the moment alive. Needles to say I will be back many times to try other menu items.

1 Thank 4ElevenTechs
Spring, Texas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We arrived at near sunset time and wished to eat outdoors watching the clouds turning colors as the sun sat. Unfortunately the smell of cigarette smoke was very strong and we had to settle for eating indoors without a sight of the sunset. The service and the food were OK. We told the waiter that we were not in any... More 

Thank Ruben S
Jessica P, Guest Relations Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

Hi Ruben, I am very sorry to hear your experience was less than desirable. I would like the opportunity to improve it for you. Please send a private message to me on the facebook site and I will be more than happy to ensure that your next visit is flawless. More 

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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Houlihan's is our "go to" place for a consistently excellent meal. The food is masterfully prepared and the presentation is awesome. I get their emails so I frequently am reminded of specials, changes on the menu, discounts and yes a birthday present! The management here has been consistently very polite, professional and accommodating. I'm always excited to patronize this fine... More 

Thank 4TX
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stopped in to Houlihan's after church, we had an email for a free entree since it was my husband's birthday. We were seated quickly, the place was clean and not crowded. We have eaten here on several different occasions and while it is not our favorite place, we know we will get a decent meal here.

1 Thank 1991mak
San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I stopped by Houlihan's for the first time in several years for a light lunch. Working with the bartender, Amber, I chose a lunch special that consisted of a house salad with vinaigrette. half a chicken wrap with extra crispy fries and an ice tea. My bill was <$15 and the food was very good. The French fries were cooked... More 

Thank RABabcock
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to celebrate my birthday. I am part of the email rewards, so I was excited to get a free meal. We do eat here often. I absolutely love the scallops! This experience was not the usual. My husband's steak was over cooked, but they were quick to take it back and prepare another one, gave... More 

Thank Cathy D
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We're remodeling our kitchen, so we'll be dining out a bit for the next few weeks. I had fond memories of the (now closed) Houlihan's in Wilmington, DE back when I worked in Credit Card, and hadn't dined in one since. I had the 6 oz filet, asparagus, and chicken tortilla soup. The filet was perfect, the soup was as... More 

Thank flashfearless
Kerrville, Texas
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415 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I found Houlihan's to be a good restaurant. I got their big Kansas City burger with bacon and smoked pork, and I liked it. The pork has really good flavor, the burger was cooked well, and I liked the fries. I wasn't all too fond of the bacon, though. It was pretty tough. The place is nice, and I would... More 

Thank jameygamer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 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
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 938 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232-1020
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Far North Central
  • Neighbourhood: Far North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-494-3371
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?