We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Houston's

2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
+1 949-833-0977
Website
Share
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (42 reviews)
“hawaiian ribeye” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (375)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 367 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to hit for lunch or dinner... really love the grilled artichoke appetizer and their fish is always top notch. Service is great, very attentive and this is a main stay in our family's restaurant line up for sure!

Thank WanderMom7
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were so looking forward to dinner and we saved all of our calories for their : Cream laden cheese slathered spinach dip appetizer and Artichokes along with a nice steak and the triple brownie desert along with their sinful hot fudge sundae and cobbler....More

Thank Jpresskin
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The food was fantastic at this place! I highly recommend the prime rib and the mango sushi appetizer! The wait staff was top notch as well!

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

How does a restaurant find a way to build customer loyalty? In a word? Consistency. Houston’s won’t allow you to have a bad experience. All menu items work! Perfected to where they make it difficult to depart from your favorites. Service is superb. Talk about...More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Came here the last night in area. We were not disappointed in the least. It is a GREAT place for both steaks and seafood. The prime rib was cooked perfect and had great flavor. My associate had the salmon and said it was great. Will...More

Thank Trafcon
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Houston is becoming an institution in Orange County as it has survived when others have not. Always seemingly busy, basic food offerings but very well done. If you don’t mind a wait check it out... I usually do when I am in town.

Thank BFLOMAN
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a nice chain restaurant that is reasonably priced while still having a relatively upscale feel. I usually visit for business dinners and they have a good variety of tasty options. I'm not really a fan of their sushi offerings (given that there are...More

Thank Dave T
A TripAdvisor Member
Los Angeles, California
8
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place! If you happen to be there on Saturdays try the firehouse chili! I usually order this and the spinach artichoke dip. Their coffee is the best coffee I’ve ever tasted! My other go to is the fall off the bones ribs...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Houston's for a business dinner. No problems at all, food was good....but nothing was outstanding. I would recommend this restaurant as a decent place to eat. Nothing real good, nothing real bad....3 star.

Thank colby101105
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Overall, a very pleasant dining experience. This restaurant is always busy. But with reservation during peak dinner hours, we didn't have wait. Hostess and servers were very courteous/friendly. Our server was excellent. She knew menu and was able to give "honest" opinions (vs other places...More

Thank Richard S
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 hotels in Irvine
AC Hotel by Marriott Irvine
153 reviews
.20 km away
Irvine Marriott
619 reviews
.63 km away
Hotel Irvine
711 reviews
.64 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine / Orange County Airport
563 reviews
.80 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ruth's Chris Steak House
306 reviews
.24 km away
North Italia
129 reviews
.26 km away
Panini Cafe
67 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
San Joaquin Wildlife Santuary
68 reviews
1.52 km away
The Irvine Museum
61 reviews
1.24 km away
K1 Speed Irvine
97 reviews
1.99 km away
William R. Mason Regional Park
33 reviews
2.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Timcyn_05
8 November 2015|
Answer
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..
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;