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Lou & Mickey's

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224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958 (L Street)
+1 619-237-4900
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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270 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived here because of the storm and we're greeted wonderfully. You need to try the mozarella with marinara and the burger. The chocolate cake at the end is amazing.

Thank lforest
Fort Worth, Texas
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116 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our favorite meas in SD was at Water Grill, wandered into Lou & Mickeys and found out they were owned by same company. It was lunch so had steak salad and sandwich which seemed to be priced high but portions were huge. The steak salad could seriously serve 4 people a large portion each. Both were very good and very... More 

Thank DallasBchbum
Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I usually visit here during an annual convention.. adore the St Lois Salads and the soups for lunch. The lunch service wasn't so great the two times I visited this week. This is a shame since I know our convention is on their calendar: y'all do better L and M! Regardless my lunches were delicious, the location is excellent and... More 

Thank Carol B
Santa Monica, CA
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231 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a little problem with our service during the first half of our meal, but it was better by the end. The food was wonderful. My swordfish was fantastic. Dessert was excellent. Great wine & liquor selections.

Thank ferdferd
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was absolutely delicious and the service excellent. We sat next to the bar and had a steak and the tuna. Both were cooked perfect with great flavor. Justo don't order to many sides, they are big! Great service from our waiter. Sadly, we didn't have room for desert.

Thank Enrique L
Burlington, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with the family for dinner after a day sightseeing in San Diego. This is a great restaurant in an ideal spot in the Gas Lamp district. The steaks were cooked perfectly, the seafood was fresh and like I said the staff were very friendly and attentive. I will definitely come back!

Thank leep6802
Buena Park, California
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218 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just inside the Gaslamp Quarter, this restaurant was a great place to stop in for lunch. The food was very tasty, and the service was excellent (thank you Rachel). The prices are about right for this area of San Diego.

Thank 90622
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For starters the grilled artichoke was the best ever and we always order it no matter where we are! Blue cheese wedge as expected. Sourdough rolls amazing! Sautéd spinach...the best ever as well AND The filet mignon.... very average and doggone it.. the waiter forgot the bread. Darn.... so close yet so far. Would not revisit only due to SO... More 

Lomita, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved going to Lou & Mickey's!! We have a 19 month old so there was options for her and we were brought out food as soon as it was ready (huge plus for dining with a toddler). For appetizers we shared the dozen variety oysters and they were delicious!! My husband had the Dry Aged Rib Eye and he ate... More 

Thank stephaniejames9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Loved our steaks and sides! Great nostalgic vibe with excellent service. Awesome location in the Gaslamp quarter!

Thank Joy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
    (L Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gaslamp Stop (Trolley)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-237-4900
Gaslamp's "Favorite Steakhouse" is directly across the street from the San Diego Convention Center and two blocks from Petco Park. Join us for famous steaks, choice seafood, and exotic drinks.

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