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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 - 22:30
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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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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I love this restaurant. It is consistently good. Whatever we order it's always meticulously executed. The staff are so well trained and extremely well mannered. It's a winning place.

Thank Kathy B
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for burgers or salads! It's perfect if in the mall or coming just for dinner. Burgers and spinach artichoke dip are signature dishes not to miss. Bar scene is lively and fun. Definitely have become stingy with portions- Fries used fill the plate where as now barely half the amount. Service always friendly and reliable

Thank Rula A
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, classy décor. The food is a bit pricey but the portions were decent. Good place to talk and get some deals done. Drinks are expensive ($16 for a Grey Goose and soda) Cant make it a weekly meeting spot.

Thank Dools12
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We live near Houston's and have gone there for many years, when we wanted a good meal even though it was a bit pricey. We went a few nights ago and ordered what we have ordered before- roasted chicken with couscous and the roast beef sandwich with horseradish dip and gravy juice with a salad. We also had a glass... More 

1 Thank Steve S
New City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have always loved Houston's but last night was absolutely horrible. We were a family of four and two of us ordered Bloody Mary's, which had no garnish and only tasted like tomato juice. In fact, we sent the first batch back and had them remake them and they still were terrible. Bloody Mary's come with celery and olives, these... More 

Thank jftrow23
New York City, New York
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

On the down side, we had to wait for a table despite reservation. On the up side, we were comp'd without asking, had great food and a terrific waiter (Peter). We'll be back.

Thank Em P
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95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This Houston's lives up to the expectations of a restaurant in the Hillstone Group. Well-prepared, fresh food. Knowledgeable, friendly wait staff. Cozy, inviting atmosphere. It's just a busy restaurant. A reservation is a good idea.

Thank GoldenMonarch
Tenafly, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

excellent service & excellent food Been there many times for lunch Even when busy the wait is never more than 10 minures

Thank tax61
Demarest, New Jersey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love this place. It's been around for over a decade and the food is really excellent. The restaurant is dark and the menu is limited and pricy, but I STILL recommend that you go. It's a great spot for couples and friends, but I've only ever gone with family and always have a great time. My favorite menu items... More 

Thank moniqueowens14
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The menu is limited but all of the choices are quite inviting. Excellent hamburger. Great salads. The chili is amazing. Really can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank MagieMary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Gluten Free Options
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, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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?