Houlihan's - Holmdel

4.6
365 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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser 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 365 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.7
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipSusanM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful lunch with a friend we hadn't seen for awhile. Could you please put more chicken in the Chicken Caesar Salad and a little less lettuce?

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TerryB
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was excellent in the couple of times I went

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foodlover
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was ok and so was our server , just ok. But the manager was excellent, he came to see if everything was ok many times and he made us feel comfortable. We did not complain to him that my son’s fries came with the burger were in small pieces not the usual nice long pieces. He was bringing out trays of food and also at the same time making sure his customers are taken care of.
We just hope the the kitchen staff be a bit more aware of how they plate the dishes.

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TeriH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food good service! My party enjoyed everything.

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kevcat
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

never gad an issue here, always attentive and friendly - always go there for special events as in NYE birthday. Our go-to-place

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vipGailL
Atlantic City
14 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

NY Strip Steak is the best along with the Filet Mignon. anything they offer is great.
all appetizers are the best especially the Brushetta OMG to die for. you will not have any complaints with their food or service at Holmdel. NJ Houlihans.
i am there many times a week.

TJ
TonyaJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food and prices, good service The only complaint is the lighting is so dark that it’s hard to see the menus!

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EllenG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a good choice. Food is good and reasonably priced.

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unhappydiners
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Steaks were great —Joe the bartender fantastic as usual -the manager super nice —it’s a very nice cozy place with plenty of seating

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

The meals were very good and the service was great.

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vipSusanM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waitress, Stephanie, was attentive and pleasant. She listened to all our requests, such as bringing out the soup and pot stickers together. She also inquired as to whether or not we wanted dessert and brought those items out quickly.

Alberto, the manager, also stopped by to see us as we are regulars. When my friend inquired about Christmas reservations for 11 persons in her party, he checked to be sure the reservation was in the computer.

Altogether, everything was good. We would appreciate it, however, if the dining room would stay open till midnight or later.

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vipHeidiD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We love Houlihans in Holmdel the staff is always wonderful!!!!

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vipGailL
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went to Houlihans’s today and had the best cheeseburger ever. All the food there is really good and great prices. Staff and management are friendly and helpful. Strongly suggest others to go it’s the best restaurant around.

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MikeDPhilly
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Drinks and service were excellent. The spicy chicken and avocado eggrolls appetizer was tasty and a good paring with our cocktails. The seared Georges Bank scallops entre was very good, as usual. The Korean Chicken entre from the special "come back" menu had good spicy flavor but the grilled chicken was overcooked.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

This was my go to restaurant. COVID seems to have sucked the life out of this place, like many others. SUB standard food, not enough staff. A shadow of it's former self

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foodlover
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The manager on duty was excellent and always pleasant to talk to.

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JrzGrl
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Thanksgiving dinner was delicious and a good value for us. We enjoyed the holiday. Chances are very good we'll be back for Thanksgiving next year.

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FrankK
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience1

Was unhappy from being seated to leaving. Never imagined eating next to the bar with drunken people sitting right opposite us. too many different people waiting the tables you had not enough people working, food wow first bite of turkey was a mouthful of fat and skin. dressing was soupy too much gravy offered only one kind of dessert but did substitute it which was the best of the entire meal. We did this a few years ago and everything was fantastic. You have gone down hill and i Doubt i will ever do this again. or recommend it to anyone.

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BarbBQ
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Houlihan's is our number one spot to eat. The service was spectacular.

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KimS
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was excellent and the server was great! We got to meet Rafael also. We were in and out in 1 hour!

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AllanS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Sat by the emergency exit. It was chilly.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So nice to see one of our regular servers!

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CeCe
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We would recommend Holmdel Holihans. Delicious, well presented and plenty.

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vipSusanM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We always enjoy coming to Houlihan's for the delicious meals and good service. Please add more vegetable choices other than garlic stringbeans and broccoli. Carrots or cauliflower or regular stringbeans would be a good extra choice. Also, please expand your hours to at least midnight or 1 am on weekends.

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vipIreneM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall2Food4Service3Ambience2

Overall conditional of the restaurant floor was very dirty and sticky. While the tables were clean and the food was good, this restaurant has disproved a lot. Wouldn't go back.

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vipGailL
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Joe and Houilihans is not only a great bartender but also a great server. He is very attentive to your needs and makes sure your taken care of if you need anything. Can't say enough about Houlihans and Joe the bartender and all the managers. Great place to go

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JackieS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love this place and always come here. It’s close by and the food is great.

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AllanS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Got what I expected. Very rarely disappointed at this location.

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DeborahR
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious We started with the chicken avocado egg rolls So Good then A Buffalo chicken sandwich and chicken parmigiana sandwich for lunch so good and we were lucky to get Colleen again as our waitress we’ll be back

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unhappydiners
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Joe the bartender was great —the beer was cold the only thing missing was the ribs—I guess everything is in short supply—we will be back for sure— they have wonderful people at this location—it seems like they are fully staffed— and don’t forget you can make reservations thru open table— works well— no waiting— bill s

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Everything was fantastic! The waitress was great and the service was outstanding!

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vipRoeP
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a good meal and a good time

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DonaldC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fourteen people ate a variety of appetizers and entrees. Food was good at reasonable price.

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vipMarke
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

A nice experience. All good. Thank u

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MMCC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience4

My guest and I had the price fix menu and were both quite pleasantly surprised. Food was delicious and a great value. Only complaint is that we had the only server in the restaurant who was not wearing her mask correctly as it was below her chin and covering neither her nose or mouth where everyone else in the restaurant appeared to be wearing their mask correctly.

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vipSusanM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Having the reservation with Open Table really helps. We had tickets to a concert, and needed to eat somewhere near the venue. Fortunately, Houlihan's staff helped us to get in and out within an hour. We had plenty of time to drive to the concert venue, get parking there and walk to our seats. The meals were filling and tied us over for the rest of the night.

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lynzerbean
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great adult drinks, friendly servers...what else can you ask for? I recommend the watermelon mojito...delicious!

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JenniferH
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Made a reservation and the table was all set and ready when we arrived. It was quiet and peaceful. Food was excellent. Staff and managers are always amazing. Love houlihans. My favorite place

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unhappydiners
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had a $10 coupon for the lemon Tuscany chicken which was great my friend had a half a rack of ribs which were excellent and our bartender was great as usual it’s a great place good service friendly people

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JosephD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Waitress was excellent. We had the chicken special, it was outstanding and the portions were so big we took some home. Great place to eat great variety of food and drinks

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 4.6 stars by 365 OpenTable diners.

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.