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275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport) (US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd)
+1 650-588-2265
11:00 - 23:00
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Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food! Tortilla soup was fantastic, Gorgonzola burger was moist and flavorful, Brentwood chicken sandwich was great and all was piping hot---add a great cup of coffee and Boom!

Thank MommaCHae
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at a nearby hotel and ate here on valentines night. Very friendly staff and a great meal. While there were not as many vegetarian options at this location as the website showed, there were many more choices than at most restaurants. Totally recommend the guac bruschetta appetizer. Got a bottle of wine and hung out with my hubby, staff... More 

Thank 615traveler4life
Waddington, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the restaurant at the hotel. I carried a meal back to my room to save on the room service charges. I ordered the steak salad, and it was very good. There were families, couples, and singles in the restaurant, so they had something for everyone. I would definitely go back again, even if I wasn't staying at the... More 

Thank OldMama501
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful for places to visit and things to do downtown San Francisco. Good wings!

Thank Kathryn W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling in from UK, having problems with the shuttle bus service and finding a not very clean hotel we welcomed the ambience of Houlihan's which is actually within the hotel building. The selection of food was reasonable and the staff accommodating. We had our evening meal here and ate again at breakfast both of which we enjoyed.

Thank goldlegoman
Lincoln, Nebraska
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347 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a little pricey, but it's close to the airport! My group was housed at the hotel where this bar is located when we missed our connecting flight due to mechanical problems. Beer is cold and reasonably priced during happy hour. Food is a little pricey, but delicious.

Thank Terry H
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is better than most hotel restaurants. Recommend the Tuna tacos, ok beer selection - lots of other business travelers.

Thank Brandi G
Middletown, Ohio
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used room service from Houlihan's while staying at the Holiday Inn. The food was delicious and the quantity was enough. I'm not very familiar with SFO pricing but I thought it was a bit pricey; $50 for a half rack of ribs, ice tea, and sundae.

Thank RU4Real2
United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The brand and price is more than it's worth. Just stick to Long Horn Steakhouse. You'll get better taste, same quality and even the same portions.

Thank Aaron M
The Woodlands, Texas
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The service was nice however the menu is all reheated frozen foods. Beer was cold though and plentiful.

Thank wodentx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6703 (Formerly Houlihan's at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport)
    (US Route 101 at South Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Service ran by BART to South San Francisco BART Station or to SFO BART Station and take hotel shuttle.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-588-2265
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?