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Lou & Mickey's

224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
+1 619-237-4900
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (252 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had dinner at Lou & Mickeys for first time while in SD for business. Very good steak house with great menu and wine list. Located a short walk from Hilton Bayfront in the beginning of Gas Lamp Quarter it's worth trying. Food was terrific and...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there for our anniversary. I had Rack of Lamb - so juicy and delicious. My husband had Filet Mignon, melted in your mouth. They served us creme brulee for dessert. Best dinner ever!

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting my San Diego with my husband who was attending a conference here so I needed to find a good place to eat alone without feeling like a loser at the bar (or a creep!). Lou & Mickey's was right across from our...More

Thank Abbi W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a great day of walking around downtown several miles we finally collapsed into a very comfortable outdoor outdoor bar booth at Lou & Mickey's. It was 3:00 on a Saturday, not too crowded but we knew it would start filling up with nightlife in...More

Thank Sheila G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here but it was definitely expensive so should be saved for a treat. Service was excellent and the menu offered lots of choice.

Thank Charlotte I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cooked to perfection. Sides serve 2 or more. Large servings. Excellent service. The wait staff very friendly. A little pricey, but for special occasions great place to go.

Thank Brandi W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is your average steakhouse in the Gaslamp district. The atmosphere is good and the waitstaff is very cordial and good. They have a diverse menu and they have a great location. The portions were very large and overall good. Tried the crab cake and...More

Thank Ross S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch on a Sunday, staff very easy and friendly. We shared the New York salad. They even split it in 2 plates for us. Meat was perfectly cooked, salad was fresh and crispy. The atmosphere is great, there's always a good vibe at this...More

Thank nlarue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All three steaks were a problem. My knife couldn't cut through the gristle. Another's was severely undercooked. The last one was overlooked. The vegetable was undercooked More than one request had to be repeated. In the case of blue cheese on his steak, that request...More

Thank KennethPatrick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying right next to the convention center we walked over to Gaslamp area and walked up and down looking for a place to eat. After walking by Lou & Mickeys and seeing how old charm classy it was, I had to go back. We sat...More

Thank MChoney
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Michael H
22 October 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.
20 May 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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