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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
+1 949-833-0977
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice spot for lunch and they had a good menu. Service could have been better but my meal was good. They were really busy during lunch but I only waited about 15 minutes for a table. Definitely worth a look.

Thank 317nam
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for the best baby back ribs ever, look no further. Houston's has stolen our hearts when it comes to ribs. we eat here at least once a month. Talk about "fall of the bone RIBS", they may as well keep the...More

Thank E. Stanley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a short wait (no reservations taken) we were seated at a table for 2. The ambiance is warm, with much wood paneling. Service is excellent, and our food choices, Thai sushi roll, chicken and a seared tuna salad were great. Desert was the Key...More

Thank boomdogg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Houston's. It has such a classy atmosphere but lots of conversation going on and always great food. It's pricey but you get what you pay for. My friends get the roast beef au jus (French Dip?) sandwiches but I like the roast vegetables...More

Thank IrvineMomma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really love their Hawaiian rib-eye, has a delicious soy ginger marinade that really makes it good. This place has a limited menu but I've never had anything here that wasn't delicious.

Thank campfamily50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Houston's has been our "Go-To" place for several years. One of the really important things to know is not just that the food is great and the service is great - but that it is consistently great! We've never been disappointed with our experience at...More

Thank dmgerson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always reliable no matter what you order. Always seem to have tall, thin, attractive waitresses who are very well trained. Comfy leather booths. Very busy at high dining times. Never disappoints.

Thank princpinot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner. It was packed so we knew it was popular. We had a small wait which was to be expected. We had a great server who helped us pick a perfect buttery, oak-y white wine which was excellent. We ordered...More

Thank carmen52794
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on Saturday evening. The wait was about 20 mins at 6PM. The salmon appetizer was excellent as well as the filet. We also had a rack of ribs which was good. Service was good. The waitress was a little slow to take...More

1  Thank Itsabigworld321
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great ambience very relaxing jazz in the background, nice place to just take a break 7 enjoy a glass of wine after a long day. My husband & I decided to split the steak sandwich & caesar salad great combo very delicious. Very nice restaurant...More

Thank Ruby C
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Do you have gluten free options?
7 November 2015|
Response from Emineee | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any item in the menu such as gluten free. But you may make your own choice of gluten free meals available in the menu..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-833-0977
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