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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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Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in town on business and decided to try several places we had not been before. We came here for dinner on a Saturday night. We had a reservation but decided to eat in the bar as it was quieter at the time. We really liked this place. The atmosphere was great. We started with the crab Bisque which... More 

Thank Dellanno31
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cowboy steak for two was awesome. Went there with a friend of mine for a late (10:30) reservation, and they were super cool. There were only a few tables in there but everyone made us feel welcome. Can't wait to go back.

Thank prock75
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you consider yourself a good meat eater then give it a try. They have some seriously big cuts and as far as we could tell, very well done

Thank Carlos V
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Where should I start? my boyfriend and I have been talking about trying filets from all over and let me tell you this filet mignon was the best. I can say it taste better than Mastro's and I love it there. This is a must eat place I ordered a medium rare filet mignon with garlic mash potatoes and veggies.... More 

Thank Chavez0218
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great open door restaurant. The food was fantastic. I ate a New York Strip steak which was cooked as requested. Just a great place to meet friends and eat dinner. Would highly recommend.

Thank Reese P
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food, great atmosphere in historic downtown building, wonderful service. Our adult son wanted steak for his birthday and his Dad and I don't eat beef, so Lou and Mickey's was the high class steak house in town with the most fish entries for the parents and delicious steak choices for our son. Although it was a bit of a... More 

Thank janlen2015
Penryn, California
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the heart of the Gaslamp this place offers a great bar and fantastic eats. If you get here early enough for happy hour and dine in the bar, you can get by pretty affordable. $6 burger, fish & chips, $1 ea fresh oysters and more! This is a collared shirt kind of place that could get pricy for... More 

Thank Miked45281
Castle Pines, Colorado
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks plus a seafood lunch. Special spicy margarita, mussels and shrimp! Great service too.

Thank Kelly c
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the lump crab meat melt and it was amazing! I would definitely eat here again. We sat on the patio to enjoy the great weather. The staff was also very helpful.

Thank aliciace
Brugg, Switzerland
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant and we had Filet Mignon, Halibut and Mahi Mahi Teri for the dinner. All good including service. Price vs. quality was als fine. Can recommend.

Thank Rauli H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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?