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Houlihan's - Champaign, Champaign, IL

Houlihan's - Champaign

4.2
4.2
300 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar features a vibrant atmosphere and irresistible American cuisine. Located directly south of the State Farm Center and on the main floor of the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center, this contemporary restaurant in Champaign includes an energetic dining room, bustling bar, and cozy outdoor patio to dine al fresco during warmer weather.

Offering delicious appetizers, exceptional entrées, and decadent desserts, our diverse selections are exclusively prepared from scratch using the highest quality ingredients to satisfy your cravings.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Steakhouse, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (217) 819-5005
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Zach Bronson
  • Catering
    Whether you're planning a corporate event, wedding, or private party, we've got you covered with our extensive catering menu. Contact us today to learn more about our catering services and to start planning your next event!
  • Private party facilities
    With a variety of options, we would be happy to host your next event. From rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, to happy hours, contact us for your next event!
  • Private party contact
    Christina Kurowski: (217) 819-5005
  • Neighborhood
    Champaign
  • Cross street
    South First Street and St. Marys
  • Parking details
    Located on the south east corner of 1st and St. Marys.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 300 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

300 Reviews
  1. Steakandfish

    Chicago

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great good fast service . Wife’s pasta was hard but they took off bill . All of our other meals were excellent. They also offered her replacement meal or dessert but we were on time crunch. They did all in their power they could to remedy. Great visit .

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  2. gratekam

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great pot roast. We dined early and it was very peaceful especially during grad weekend. Had a great time!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 21, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Not a great experience. Restaurant was more than half empty, but it still took 30 minutes to get our appetizer and drinks. Was told that “flatbread takes a long time”. Flatbread was burnt. Soup was ice cold. Pasta was also cold and bland. They forgot to include the french fries for our son’s kids meal. They charged us for an order of french fries we did not order or receive. When we asked to have it removed from the bill the waitress was annoyed. She then claimed she couldn’t find a manager to adjust the bill and the only thing she could do was offer us a gift card for the same amount. Rough night.

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  4. Ameah

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was just okay. Server very quiet and never came back to check on us.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was fantastic as was the food. The manager came over and checked us a few times and even brought us champagne to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The waitress was knowledgeable and very sweet. The food was delicious as usual. We love coming here and usually can't afford it, but since it was such a special occasion we splurged and I'm glad we did. An enjoyable night was had by all. Thanks so much for the wonderful night.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Great food but not great atmosphere. Someone started vacuuming next to us while we were still eating so it was kinda disruptive.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Assuming new waiter. Appetizer ordered incorrectly, came out wrong. Waiter Forgot drinks. New appetizer pork pot stickers came out rushed, was slightly cold. Meals came out with cold meat and dirty silverware, new food came out 20 minutes later with less portions. Overall bland food, and overpriced.

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  8. Appreciategoodfood

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great from their Restaurant Week menu, and it was fun to celebrate this wonderful occasion for our community with a 4-course meal!

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  9. Ashl

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very friendly waitstaff. Service was a bit slow, but they were very busy.
    Houlihan's - ChampaignResponded on January 29, 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Houlihan's! We are thrilled to hear that you had a positive experience and enjoyed our food and service. We hope to see you again soon at Houlihan's, and please don't hesitate to let us know if there's anything we can do to make your next visit even better. Thank you again for choosing Houlihan's and for sharing your experience with us and others.

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  10. DawnS

    Tampa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Staff was exceptional. Hostess was lovely and helpful. Haley was delightful and hard-working. However the food was over cooked and not hot when it arrived. Had the feeling the kitchen was understaffed.

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FAQs

Houlihan's - Champaign offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (217) 819-5005.

Houlihan's - Champaign is rated 4.2 stars by 300 OpenTable diners.

Houlihan's - Champaign does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Houlihan's - Champaign

1902 South First Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Additional information

  • Cross street
    South First Street and St. Marys
  • Neighborhood
    Champaign
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Steakhouse, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Located on the south east corner of 1st and St. Marys.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Zach Bronson
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (217) 819-5005
  • Catering
    Whether you're planning a corporate event, wedding, or private party, we've got you covered with our extensive catering menu. Contact us today to learn more about our catering services and to start planning your next event!
  • Private party facilities
    With a variety of options, we would be happy to host your next event. From rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, to happy hours, contact us for your next event!
  • Private party contact
    Christina Kurowski: (217) 819-5005
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