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Houston's Restaurant

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181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
+1 201-488-5667
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great lunch with my son. We had steak salad and the spinach dip is my favorite. Houston never fails. Great service actually the best service. Salad was great kind of heavy and I wish the chopped it more. But very fresh. Place was clean and neat. Great veggie burgers too. Try it.

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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Houstons is a restaurant (chain) located in the Riverside Square mall. You will have a horrrific time getting a parking spot. Once you get a spot, you go in and sign up for a table.. anytime after 6:30 be prepared to wait. You will se empty tables but you are going to wait...usually anywhere from 35 minutes to over an... More 

Thank denise2004
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Been going here since the early 90's. Food was always commensurate to the price level. Went there the other day and was shocked. Of the 5 dishes ordered at my table the Double cut porkchop and the prime rib were the only decent sized portions. The Cod dish was microscopic as was the seemingly dish of half size ribs. Granted... More 

Thank Lonnie J
Turin, Italy
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219 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I went there with a collegue. He recommended me to have the ribbs. I must say that Houston's is one of the best places were I tasted Ribbs. Really good and also the quantity was not bad at all. Then we had an ice cream, good and abundant. Next time in New Jersey I will come back for sure. I... More 

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upper saddle river nj
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

i really enjoyed the friendly staff,and how the restaurant was very clean and up to date and the food was fresh and delicious and the service was amazing

Thank anngenovesi2003
Harrington Park, NJ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been here for lunch often. Prices are higher than the average place. Even though this is part of a chain, it does not feel like it.

Thank 116judil
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food is very good. If in the mood for a burger or a steak you won't be disappointed. Nice atmosphere. Try the ribs and/or Hawaiian Ribeye Steak!

Thank dbonesnj
Paramus, New Jersey
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've been there numerous times in the last 6 months, and every time is more memorable than the last. The entree list is simple and every item on it is awesome. I have nothing bad to say about this restaurant except maybe the prices are a little steep otherwise my favorite by a long margin.

Thank EricMelanie
Hackensack, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

reservation is needed great service, we visit with a two year old and the waitress was great and very helpful food was delicious but very expensive. yes will recomended.

Thank Josie1248
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My visit to Houston's on September 28th was an amazing experience. This restaurant has the ambience, the décor, lighting and music to the minutest detail. Everything seemed just right and in its place. The food quality is exceptional. One of the dishes I had was a veggie burger, which I should say, is perhaps the best I indulged in, in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Riverside Sq Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6344
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-488-5667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?