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) #37 of 207 Restaurants in Columbia €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
+1 410-782-6016
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This places keeps getting better. Aby, our server, provided my wife and I with excellent service. After getting us some drinks, my wife ordered the Salmon Caesar Salad, and I ordered the Meatloaf entree. Folks, the Meatloaf dinner was awesome. Please try it.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is the second time I have had dinner at a Houlihan's and the first time here. Me and my family really enjoyed it. The decor is pleasing and the food was outstanding. If they had an option to have the fish tacos with out...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My wife and I stopped in for dinner on a Wednesday afternoon at 4pm. We were seated at a booth that didn't have any overhead speakers, at our request. My wife ordered the Lettuce Wraps and the Buffalo Blue Salad and i ordered the Chicken...More

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My husband and I visited on a Sunday for dinner. The good was great. I had the chicken parm, which was the best I've had in awhile. I also had the house salad which was delicious too. The service was fast, attentive and professional. I...More

Thank kbgreen22
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Server couldn't get the order straight. Served my husband's soup with his entree instead of as an appetizer as he ordered. Soup was tepid. Had been sitting for a while. I requested no cheese. Plate had cheese on it. Meal redone but had to be...More

Thank patricerobins16
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Work in Columbia and Houlihan's is a great place to grab and lunch or dinner. It is also a great meeting place for people who live near Washington or Baltimore. They have a tuna appetizer that is just so tasty. I order it every time...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar and enjoyed some very good appetizers . Service was very good and drinks specials were nice Will be back for dinner soon

Thank DaveThornbury
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were traveling back home (via I-95N) and were looking for a place to eat (non-fast-food). We recognized the Houlihan's name and though we hadn't dined in one in years, gave it a chance. The place was very nice and well maintained. Our server (Matthew)...More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've eaten here before but were a bit disappointed this time. My husband enjoyed his grilled shrimp and I like the side of brussel sprouts. However, the cheese on the chicken nachos tasted like ersatz cheese and the burger seemed to be from a frozen...More

Thank GBruz
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I went here with out of town family who were staying nearby. The restaurant had some good reviews, so I thought it would be a good place to try. We were seated almost immediately and waitress was attentive and knowledgeable of the beer selection. He...More

Thank Kirke W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-782-6016
  • E-mail
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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