Houlihan's - Holmdel

4.5
257 Reviews
$30 and under
American
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.

Support Houlihan's - Holmdel during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 257 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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JimP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server that we had was very polite and was always around asking if everything was ok. Always a plus to me.

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AmyC
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We are real enjoy to be able to dinning in such great friendly place and great foods plus nice services.

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EllenG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good and served quickly, server was excellent!

KV
KatherineV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I ordered pecan encrusted chicken salad and the salad was pretty limp overdressed and even though I brought it home I couldn’t use the salad I had to make a new one but the chicken was very good

SM
SusanM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Angela, was wonderful and always recognizes us from prior visits. Alberto, the manager, also came over to greet us. The food was excellent and came out soon after the order.

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vipEdithF
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great place to meet family and friends. Food is good with usually attentive service.

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IreneM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Our waitress was very pleasant and very nice, but the service was very slow.....not sure if this was due to how many tables she had as she appeared to be very busy.

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WilliamP
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The waitress Kelly was excellent. Steak.....good/tender/tasty
Chicken wings....good/mild
The KALE chips were listed as "not replaceable" and were greasy,and disappointing..we didn't eat them.

VC
vipVickiC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

New Years dinner

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Metsfan
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great food and service!

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BrettF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Good comfort good but a little pricey

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patriciaw
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our dinner & felt very safe ! We will return !

JS
JeanneS
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We enjoyed our meal. Unfortunately I didn’t realize that we would be seated in a booth where we had to step up to get in. My 95 year old mother has osteoporosis and she found it difficult to maneuver. In hindsight I should have asked to have our table changed. Our server was very friendly and attentive.

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vipopinion8ter
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Houlihans never disappoints. Our server, Kelly, had a positive attitude and was attentive. My 4 oz Filet was cooked as ordered. The mashed potatoes were creamy and I’m happy to see the regular green beens are back ( garlic is gone!). My husband had the Ahi Tuna Salad. It’s his favorite at Houlihans. It’s tasty and filling

The only suggestion I would have is to replace the red lamps coverings that hang over the booths. They give off a hue that brothers my eyes and makes it hard to read the menu.

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GiuseppeA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had a blast...service was excellent , we all enjoyed the food... definitely our favorite place to take the team for a year end luncheon.

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Mikejd
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

We have always loved to go to Houlihan’s as a family. It’s a fun place to bring college kids and teens! It would seem to me, that all the restrictions would make great service the priority . The service was terrible.

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SusanM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have a good experience at Houlihan's. Angela was an excellent waitress. She kept us posted about what time the kitchen would close (due to NJ's COVID restrictions). The tables are far enough apart to keep diners safe. All the staff is always pleasant even when they are busy. Times haven't been easy. It's always enjoyable.

JR
JkbReview
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience3

The food was not good at all. The mash potatoes were soupy! They don’t follow protocol on 6 feet when sitting guests which shocked me because there weren’t a lot of people in! they should have no problem spreading their guest out but groups of people were booth to booth. The waiters were very kind but the rest needs improvement! The Chef should really be ashamed of the food they’re pushing out. And the owner needs to care more about the safety of their customers and not put us side by side to any other guests! Do better people!

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vipDianeM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our family was excited to go out on a Friday evening. Good service, fun atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you Joey! As always attentive and courteous!

BF
BrettF
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall4food1service5ambience5

I always love coming to houlihans but today the food was not good. I had the French dip and the meat was touch and not velvety smooth the mashed was very runny. Very disappointed.

SM
SusanM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy going to Houlihan's. Alberto the manager is always friendly and smiling no matter how busy things are. Our server was very pleasant and the food was delicious. Keep up the good work.

MB
MacBaby
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Value for our pre-fixed dinner on Thanksgiving Day was good. Food was average, but, if you like stuffing - it was excellent - the best part of our meal. Very little cranberry sauce/turkey was cold, but the gravy made it warm only. They need to work on that meal and show improvement.

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vipVisitor
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Clean, awesome service, great server (sorry, forgot his name) and all the staff.

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lynzerbean
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and drinks at Houlihans! We went to celebrate my best friends birthday and we enjoyed our food, drinks and atmosphere.

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Tanya
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tables are socially distanced. The food was delicious as always. The service was professional and courteous.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

EG
EugeneG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s always a pleasure to eat at Houlihan’s. The food and service are enjoyable and the service friendly.

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vipSerena517
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Sadly they are cutting back on quality of their food in this Covid era. Also the amount of disinfectant spray they are using on table tops had us literally sticking to the table, that just made us want out of there sooner.

GL
vipGailL
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I forgot my servers name but she has been with Houlihans for many years as long as i had been going, but she was excellent as always, can never complain about the food always GREAT and all staff and Managers are the best. Today i am going back for lunch, LOVE MY HOULIHANS...

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CatherineS
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable night out! Table was ready the minute we walked in the door. Food was very good. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

My friends and I always get the pan fried scallops & they are always delicious. This time they were dry, small & sandy. Very disappointed. The appetizers were ok.

HG
HungryGirl
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Been there before. Will return again. Food and service is usually good and it is nearby, too.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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Joseph
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was good as usual. Outside dining was set up for proper social distancing

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lynzerbean
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time at an indoor dining establishment since the beginning of the pandemic. I was not sure what to expect but my experience was pleasant. My friend and I were at by the bar and we were able to chat comfortably, we were not rushed to leave and our food and beverage items were out in a timely manner. We loved our cocktails and enjoyed our meal. Our server was attentive and friendly and we will return!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Stopped in for lunch with the hubby. The food, service and atmosphere was as expected. I had the Buffalo Bleu salad and hubby had the veggie burger. Both were good. We indulged in dessert - the goey butter cake. It was amazing as usual!

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MarTy
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat on the outdoor patio and were warmed by their new patio heaters. The tables were socially distanced. Food was very good. Two guests ordered the 3-course prix fixe which was an excellent value. The others ordered a la carte and their meals were tasty and served as described on the menu. Our waitress did a very good job considering she had to get the food served to us outdoors. We would definitely return for another dining experience here.

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vipToniS
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! Completely safe

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great appts...great cocktails...great staff. What more can you ask for? Nothing! Great time.

FAQs

Houlihan's - Holmdel does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Houlihan's - Holmdel also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 671-6633.

Houlihan's - Holmdel is rated 4.5 stars by 257 OpenTable diners.

Houlihan's - Holmdel does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://houlihans.cashstar.com/store/recipient?locale=en-us.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.