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Lou & Mickey's

224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
+1 619-237-4900
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (293 reviews)
“oysters” (64 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Six women out for a fun evening enjoying good food and side walk view of busy San Diego street corner. Wait service was friendly and professional. All had steaks to perfection. Be ready for the expense. I thought I was by the web site however...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sholl789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had high hopes we stopped at Lou & Mickey's during a business trip. The interior was open and light but unremarkable. I have to say the same, unfortunately, about the food. I ordered a green salad and crab cakes. The salad was fresh but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sally F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing! The staff was very knowledgeable and attentive. Enjoyed people watching from the outdoor table.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 672kaceyd
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have walked past this place many times as I walked from the convention center to my hotel and wanted to taste an aged piece of beef. I ordered the tuna tartar for an appetizer with a filet mignon, medium rare and some sides. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Let me just start off and say: The Teriyaki Filet Mignon Tips were outstanding!! The flavor was amazing and they were deliciously tender! (I was actually contemplating a 2nd order). We were in town for just a day and were looking for a steak spot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kelliducloux1
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Every time I go to San Diego I end my work day at this place. Try their blue cheese stuffed dirty martinis or their filet mignonette bites. This is at the beginning of the Gas Lamp District and is a great place also to people...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank B2749NHdavidg
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Chris was an awesome server that gave the tour of the menu so well, it took us three trips to explore all of the options. The fresh seafood, oysters, clams etc were wonderful. Steaks great on next trip. HAppy hour on the last. The location...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ctexeter
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Came out of this place stuffed! The New Zealand oysters were delish. Had filet mignon which was cooked to a perfect medium rare. Fried calamari was also fresh and very tasty. Onion soup was not to my liking, I think it was sherry based (which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Deepwater_diver
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The meal was good but expensive. The meal was not worth $220 for two people but guess that may be average for San Diego? Can have the same meal at Ruth Chris for a lot less.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pam S
Reviewed November 18, 2018

I went to Lou & Mickey's with a group of friends, and we had the best time! The food was truly exceptional, and I highly recommend the crab cake appetizer (I get it everywhere it find it offered, and this is the best I have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jack A
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Michael H
October 21, 2016|
Response from Thomas G | Reviewed this property |
Give it a shot- but you can park on the street- finding a space is like rolling the dice in Las Vegas, plenty of paid lots in the area.
May 20, 2015|
Response from Lovleetina | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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