Houlihan's - Fairfield

4.5
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20 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Child Friendly
Since 1972, we've believed in quality ingredients, cooking from scratch and having fun. From our famous 'Shrooms and Stuffed Chicken Breast to our unique burger blend and ahi tuna, we believe in celebrating the small things and that every moment deserves a toast in its honor. So grab a drink (perhaps our signature Long Island Iced Tea), enjoy some great conversation and let us serve you an excellent meal.
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IS
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great great hostess and ambiance food was on point

TS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

We've enjoyed Houlihan's many times, but this night was a bit underwhelming. We were seated immediately and our waiter was pleasant enough, but was clearly having a bad night. We waited dryly through most of our meal before our second drinks arrived and had another long wait after dinner, which ended our desire for dessert. I then received an incorrect check with an extra drink added to it, and had to wait again for that to be corrected. But the food was good, although the portions a bit small. We'll probably return at some point and give them the benefit of a rare bad night.

FS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

The food was not a hot as previous visits

DA
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The hamburgers were delicious. Our waitress was terrific, Taylor as I recall. She was attentive and very good at her job.

JB
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. The food was well seasoned

SW
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The server was the right mix of attentive without being annoying. She was really pleasant. The food was hot, there was enough snd it came out fast. Great experience.

DD
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Setting up the reservation online was so easy. I had to change the time & number in the group an hour or so before the actual reservation & they couldn’t have been more accommodating.
The table was ready when we arrived. So many choices on the menu. Our waitress Dynasty was so friendly & patient. We did not feel rushed at all. Will definitely be back!

CM
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy the food and service! My favorite place to ear

m
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice dinner with family

PL
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Our server was very nice. She did a good job. Hostess staff was also very helpful. Food was also very good. We loved the fact that you can now make a reservation for the restaurant via Opentable. Very helpful.

SO
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

When we arrived, there was quite a lot of people waiting to be seated. However, just before going there I went online to reserve a table, didn't think it would matter much but it did. They seated us immediately. Food took a little longer than expected and they messed up on one order (not enough to ruin dinner at all) but the manager came and was very apologetic and made things right. The food was good and overall experience was pretty darn good.

OT
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Hadn't been there in a while but was glad to see that not much had changed. The food was good, service good and atmosphere good too. Will definitely be back.

TS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Weekend reservations are a must! We were seated immediately as about a dozen patrons were waiting. And I was even thanked for making a reservation!

OT
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Service is bad. We made a reservation one day in advance and still ended up waiting over half an hour for our table to be ready. Won't be going back to that place again.

TP
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed the food very much and our server was very nice and did a great job.

C
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 1

Just mediocre. Wouldn't come back.

MM
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place!! Food was delicious, waiter was professional and courteous and food was on time.

JM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Service was very slow. But overall it was a good dining experience.

CS
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They were very accommodating to the seating request of our group, our server was friendly
and conscientious and the food was good...We'll be back!

JG
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Stopped in late on a Friday night. Happy to be able to book on Open Table!! Was glad to find that they were still serving. Our waiter was EXCELLENT!! Sorry, don't remember his name, I was really tired but he was so gracious & provided us w/fantastic service. Had the tuna app, delish! Next time will order my own & not share! The flatbread was so-so. We both had the 2 salmon choices, & they were perfectly cooked. Really tasty. Had a great bottle of Cab & it wasn't marked up 5X. My hubby had a really good beer on tap, & he loved it. Highly recommend!