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8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
+1 410-782-6016
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It really doesn't matter what you order at Houlihan's, the food always comes out yummy and delicious. I have personally been here at least a dozen times and look forward to returning.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good. Nice selection of burgers, salads, chicken and beef entrees. The service is good. It reminds me of an upscale TGIF. -but a bit nicer. We often go here for dinner and a movie when we are going to a nearby movie.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped at a Houlihans for dinner as it was in the vicinity we we're shopping.. my wife ordered a petite steak while I ordered the salmon. Steak was fine as medium rare but salmon was a little dry. Asparagus was marginal and it and green...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We met out of town friends here as it was in between for everyone. Location is convenient. Happy hour prices are fair. I had the spicy shrimp and draft beer. My friend had the chicken sandwich and fries. No issues. Bar/chain kind of food but...More

Thank renarr
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This place has a wonderful menu full of selections to satisfy everyone. Try everything and pick your favorites.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

It was a Sunday afternoon, and my wife and I decided to try this place. It wasn’t crowded at all, so we got a seat right away. Then we waited and waited for our waitress just to get our drink orders. By the time she...More

Thank Markoshannon
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Another 20% coupon day and we ordered a Chicken Pot Pie and a Chicken Caesar Salad. The Polenta croutons are amazing.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Houlihan's is located close to where my wife works so whenever we can arrange to have lunch or dinner together, we're there. Try the Chicken Pot Pie or the Chicken Lettuce Wraps.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Though they have been in the area a while, I have never tried this restaurant. We arrived around 11:30 for lunch and there were only a dozen or so people around. Our server was at a table next to us and we sat 10 minutes...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 5:30 on a Saturday night. The restaurant wasn't busy and we were seated quickly. There were plenty of waiters around but after 10 minutes passed without a visit from a waiter we went to the front desk and said we were leaving...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-782-6016
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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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