Houlihan's - Paramus

4.1
56 reviews
$30 and under
American

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Casual
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 - Paramus during COVID-19

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 56 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
4.1
Food
4.1
Service
3.9
Ambience
4.1
Value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SteveB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

service was very slow and the food was cold. We have eaten there often but we were disappointed this time

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vipTneckmom308
New York Area
127 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

I met a friend for lunch and it was quiet and comfortable in our booth. We both had the onion soup which too salty so neither of us finished it. I also ordered the chicken/avocado rolls from the appetiser but they were much too spicy so I needed Tums afterwards. Next time I think I will just stick with burgers...

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My family loved this place. The plates are enormous. The drinks were amazing and the service was great!

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SeanH
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The value meal of $20 is incredible... so nice to be able to go out and be able to have a great meal at such a great price

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FelicityS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a fun time at Houlihan’s Paramus

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good as always

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

I had the NY Strip. Asked for it medium and it was more medium well. A bit tough and bland. I’ve had much better in other establishments. Mash Potatoes were mediocre. I did have the Hawaiian Lemonade which was very good. Waitress was very nice and attentive.

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delarky
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Great job there was no wait to sit down are waiter was very attentive food was delicious. I get better service at Houlihan’s then I do in a 5 star restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere with an amazing staff. Food was great and drinks very exceptional! I love coming here all the time and recommend anyone to come here. This is my number 1 go to spot!

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FelicityS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebrated Valentine’s Day at our favorite date night restaurant. We were happy to see Bobby, our favorite server, who always makes us feel like special guests, remembering what we drink, where we like to sit, etc. Had a fun, relaxing meal.

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Sneetzy06
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

There was a lot of food, with a 4 course prixe fix menu. I'm not sure Houlihan's menu was worth $50 for 2 people. The restaurant was so busy, they ran out of clean spoons, and we were served soup with a plastic spoons. The server was overwhelmed and couldn't stop by to check on us. Someone else (busboy?) had to take our order, and we waited quite a while for the entrees which were delivered before we finished the appetizer. They dropped off the entrees and didn't clear away any of the other dirty dishes.

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CarolineG
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

I was very cold! As was my husband. But the food, service were very good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The waiter I believe her name was Aaron was wonderful...definitely will be dinning here again

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vipjosepaez33
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Our entire meal was very good. John T., our server, was very helpful, courteous, and accommodating throughout. The food was prepared at the perfect temperature and the portions were very satisfying.

We look forward to enjoying another memorable meal at this Houlihan's and will recommend it, to our friends/family.

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SteveB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The waiters were very friendly and very efficient.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall2Food5Service5Ambience3

We had to wait an extra 25mins even after we had a reservation

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent always a pleasure coming here

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Favorite Houlihans restaurant, great ambiance, friendly server, good food and great drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

Food was average, price was good, because of covid restrictions not sure it's a fair review of the establishment, but it has indoor dinning so that's a plus !

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JaneL
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was very good service was quick and efficient our waiter in Paramus NJ whose name was Vern was especially very courteous and great to myself and my niece

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Bad food terrible service. Will NEVER ago there again

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QuianaD
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

The server act like she had an attitude the food was all wrong..Pasta was bland steak was dry tacos was dry the drinks was a glass of ice the Thai chili wings was the best part

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Christmas Dinner! Perfect service, all social distancing and Covid measures exceeded the standard! Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

A lot of gnats by our table and the table and chairs were dirty. Expected to be more clean especially now.

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sigifredoa
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

very nice time, service excellent, food very good, server the best, only thing I didn't like is that they have no discount on seniors which most of the times pays the bill

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KevinR
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of family favorites. Always great service and good food. Something for everyone.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Good. Good service and good food.

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catsmeow
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

All the staff were very friendly, were diligent about placing groups well apart. Food was good, and well-priced. We would go back again!

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HelenaY
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely Thanksgiving meal. Traditional turkey dinner was great. Service was very pleasant especially as the waiter was working on a holiday! The Covid spacing and other procedures were in effect and my party of 3 felt quite safe and comfortable. They made a very pared down Holiday as pleasant as possible.

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Zagater37
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Food is quite good, service is excellent, value is great especially when they have specials. The manager (sorry, I didn’t get his name) is ever present & continually checks to be sure you are satisfied

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience2

Restaurant clearly had a long busy day and were tired and Frantic by the time we got there. So we gave them some grace. Bathroom was a mess though. Table was not clean but server was kind and re-cleaned it herself. Overall a good experience. Just happened to be there at the end of a rough day.

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SherriT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food! Steak and potatoes were delicious. Overall great value and we will definitely be back!

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AmyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

We were very disappointed the waiter did not tell us in advance about items on the menu that they did not have, which happened to be what we attempted to order. The broccoli was not fresh and the seasonings were terrible.

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StevenS
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience3

server forgot my wife's special request for marinara sauce and only brought a small amount. My meal was seared scallops and risotto. The scallops were good but could have been seared more the Risotto was good but the portion was small. the menu description
called for asparagus and arugula and I thought there was not enough asparagus and the
arugula did nothing to accentuate the dish.

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vickiem
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Despite COVID restrictions, there were no issues - we did reserve through open table in advance. Food was fresh and good, service excellent (perhaps better than during normal times), restaurant was clean.
We had expected a limited menu, but that was not the case.
Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very attentive waitress..... no wait time

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MariaS
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience3

Food wasn't the same quality as in the past and service took too long.

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JoanF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience2

We chose to eat outside which was a big mistake. The gas heating lamps did not help mitigate the cold and we were very uncomfortable. On top of that the kitchen was running with one cook, we were told, so we waited 45 minutes for our entrees. The manager made amends but the cold definitely impacted our experiment a negative way.

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samiam
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

food and service were good. Nothing beyond, just good. (No complaints at all).

Fortunately, we went before everything closed up.

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EileenP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

We love Houlihan’s! We always enjoy the food and atmosphere!

FAQs

Houlihan's - Paramus offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (201) 291-8850.

Houlihan's - Paramus is rated 4.1 stars by 56 OpenTable diners.

Houlihan's - Paramus 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.