Brandon Does: Houlihan’s ‘Better For You’ Menu

· Health-conscious menu also offers two cheat-day options ·

April 18, 2017 0 Comments 4 Photos

Houlihan’s Restaurants has debuted its ‘Better for You’ menu nationwide featuring six low-calorie, low-carbohydrate, low-sugar and high-protein options, as well as two specialty waters and two cheat-day offerings!

The new menu gives guests the opportunity to indulge in flavor-packed appetizers, entrées, desserts and sparkling flavored waters without over-indulging their calorie count. All menu offerings will be available for a limited time at Houlihan’s restaurants nationwide. Prices and offerings may vary at select locations.


New Menu Items

Grilled Chicken Wings: drizzled with housemade Cuban mojo sauce and cotija cheese, $10.95

Houlihan’s Mediterranean Black Bean Dip

Mediterranean Black Bean Dip (V)*: Kalamata olives, feta cheese, extra virgin olive oil. Served with lavosh crackers, cucumbers and carrots, $8.95

Grilled Shrimp and Jalapeno Sausage Mojo (GS)*: garlic-citrus marinated roma tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, red bell pepper and baked potato. Grilled and brushed with housemade Cuban mojo sauce, $15.95

Pan-Roasted Chicken and Spiralized Sweet Potato ‘Linguine’ (GS)*: with poblano crema sauce and crisp bacon dust, $12.95

Houlihan’s Grilled Mediterranean Chicken

Grilled Mediterranean Chicken (GS)*: frenched chicken breast and drummette marinated and grilled, white bean salad with pancetta, garlic, thyme, grape tomatoes and organic kale-spinach- chard blend, $12.95

Houlihan’s Steak Enchiladas with Mexican Street Corn

Steak Enchiladas with Mexican Street Corn: grilled top sirloin, housemade enchilada sauce and sour cream. Served with chorizo and cheese stuffed poblano pepper and elote-style corn, $16.50

Bite-Size Pot de Crème (GS)*: Vanilla Ginger, Chocolate Rhubarb or Bourbon Butterscotch Brûlée. $1.50 each | $4 flight of 3

Brownie Batter Cake: smothered in warm fudge, $5.00

*GS | Gluten sensitive items

*V | Meatless items


Houlihan’s Restaurants is partnering with Be Mixed, an all-natural, sugar-free, zero-calorie beverage mixer founded by two Harvard Business School graduates and female entrepreneurs, to offer specialty waters across Houlihan’s Restaurants nationwide until April. The flavor enhancer is also being offered as a healthy cocktail mixer for calorie-conscious guests.

Houlihan’s is the first restaurant company to offer Be Mixed beverages outside of independent restaurants in New York City. Be Mixed can be found in Whole Foods, King’s, Shop Rite and other specialty retailers.


New Sparkling Flavored Waters

Cucumber Mint: Be Mixed Cucumber + Mint and club soda, $2.95 Ginger Lime: Be Mixed Ginger + Lime and club soda, $2.95


To view the full menu, visit For updates, follow Houlihan’s Restaurants on Twitter at @Houlihan’s or “like” Houlihan’s Restaurants on Facebook at


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About Houlihan’s
Established in 1972, Houlihan’s has 72 locations, primarily throughout the Midwest and the eastern United States. An American restaurant and bar that “feeds your lifestyle,” Houlihan’s menu features center-cut steaks, fresh seafood entrées, baked-to-order flatbreads and artisan salads and sandwiches along with an interesting, everyday wine and cocktail selection. Houlihan’s offers dishes in both small and large portions and is dedicated to developing menu options that address ever-evolving consumer lifestyles — be it meatless, gluten-sensitive, organic, or smaller portioned items. The restaurants feature design-forward finishes and architectural elements and a custom, curated playlist that changes monthly; many locations feature display kitchens, original artwork, and patios designed for social lounging. Houlihan’s is privately owned by Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc. which developed and owns several restaurant concepts including Bristol Seafood Grill, Devon Seafood + Steaks and J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood. The company is headquartered in the Kansas City metro area. For more information on franchise opportunities, please visit

Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker

Brandon is a Dallas born-and-raised, tech-loving, obsessive foodie. His blog is dedicated to all the fun and affordable food the Dallas metroplex has to offer.