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Lou & Mickey's
Lou & Mickey's

Lou & Mickey's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.louandmickeys.com
  • Email: agash@kingsseafood.com
  • Phone: (619) 237-4900
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: MONDAY - FRIDAY: 11:30 AM - 4:00pm PM

    SUNDAY - THURSDAY: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    FRIDAY- SATURDAY: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Lou & Mickey's can accomodate groups from 12-400. 2 private dining spaces, custom menus for sit-down dinners & receptions. Perfect for corporate meetings, rehearsal dinners & graduations.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: L Street
  • Public Transit: Gaslamp Stop (Trolley)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet available in front of restaurant. Parking also available on the street and at several parking lots within one block of the restaurant.
A word from Lou & Mickey's
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Diner Reviews
  • "For the money the food here was not all that great compared to some other restaurants that are much less expensive."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was great. Service was top notch. Our server frequently checked on us and made sure we were content with the food. He made suggestions as appropriate. We called ahead to make sure it was kid friendly. My definition of kid friendly is a dedicated kid's menu. They did not have a kid's menu but gave us a few verbal options."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The restaurant was beautiful and looked much like I would have found an upscale speakeasy from years past. Further, the ambiance was great with darks woods, stained glass and a beautiful bar. One would expect Frank Sinatra to have hung out and dined at such a place. The service was excellent and our waiter Ben was outstanding. I had the Mahi Mahi and my wife had the steak. The fish was fair but the filet my had was amazing! Best steak I've tasted in years. We'll worth the price if the meal. The sides were great, made for two, and drinks were smooth. I would totally recommend this place to anyone looking for an elegant dinner or even a casual lunch. It's proximity in the Gas Lamp area is great."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "After a long day, we had a fabulous evening. Food and service was amazing!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Good wedge salad to start. "Kansas-style" bone-in New York Strip might have been the best I've ever had - and I've had a lot. Creamed spinach was too leafy to my taste, as I prefer it to be chopped more finely. Dinner rolls were amazing - hot and fresh."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The food was fantastic and the staff, especially our waiter, was awesome. The restaurant itself is nice and in a great location. I would recommend the restaurant to anyone!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "The restaurant was suggested to us by employees at Lowes Coronado Resort and they were very helpful in acquiring reservations for us. The food was fantastic and the staff was not only helpful but also very friendly and funny. I would recommend this great spot to anyone interested in a relaxed, fun and delicious night!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Great drinks and food. One of our meals was not real hot when delivered and the server promptly solved that issue. On top of that, at the end of the meal, they insisted we pick out a desert for the inconvenience of having to warm up the food plate. They went way above and beyond with their personal service. We will be back soon!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We always come down here when in town. The food and service is always great. It's best during off hours as it's right across the street from the convection center. Large selections in their "raw bar" if you're into that. Parking is tough on 5th but there's a large garage on 6th for about $10 or $15 non-event days. The trolley stops a couple hundred feet away as well."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "All I can say is our server Ben was a pleasure. He himself will bring my wife and I back to Lou & Mickey's."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The place had amazing appetizers, fantastic steak, and delicious desert. Great service with a heck of a view."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Alleged Valet parking not available; much traffic in the area; noisy inside so not great for conversations. Food about what you would expect, but well done and nicely presented. Expensive for what you get."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Looks a bit touristy from the outside but based on reviews we decided to try it. Our waiter was excellent - was attententive yet gave us pleny of breathing room. Steaks were extremely tasty and made exactly to order. $$$ was not over the top like some other big name steak places. We would def. return"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "This is my 2nd time in San Diego & my 2nd time dining here! The menu, service & quality of food is extraordinary!! I've recommended it to anyone I can & will undoubtedly eat here the next time I'm in San Diego!"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "There were 10 in our party and a great time was had by all. The waitress was very friendly and knowlegeable about the wines and the menu items. We all agreed we would go back!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "We had the best food we have eaten in years at this restaraunt."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Amazing food! This was the best food that we have tasted in a long time. The linguine with clams and also the roasted chicken were awesome. So were the sides of mashed potatoes and asparagus. Piña Colada's and cheesecake and chocolate cake were also very good. We are visiting San Diego and are definitely going back at least 1-2 more times."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "World best steaks. Desserts are huge but great. Quieter outside than inside. We enjoyed every moment!!!❤❤❤"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Nice ambiance. Comfortable chairs. Clean. Friendly and efficient servers and staff. Chef knows how to prepare steaks properly. I like 'black and blue' and my guest ordered medium rare - both steaks were served perfect to order. The beef is quality, great flavor. The side sauces are quite good but you get very little sauce for $3. Sides were enough for two to share. The ice cream is the best dessert, really flavorful and creamy! I would not suggest the sea urchin as it is not tasty at all. The oysters seemed to lack flavor, perhaps not as fresh - plus it takes them forever to shuck and serve. THIS IS A NICE STEAKHOUSE and a welcome change to the standard chains in the area. I don't often brag about ice cream, but here YUM!"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "I went for fish, a drink and to watch the end of the Academy Awards, so take my review in that context. The fish was tough and not very hot."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Was hoping for much much more, place was way to loud I could even talk with the person sitting two feet from me with out screaming. Had to ask for a drink from the bar never asked if wanted one, never refilled our water glasses or brought refills of iced tea to the table. Steak was swimming in butter to the point it solidified before we could finish our meals. Mac n Cheese was more like velvet and shells. Overall not a good choice... I was really hoping to find a new steak house in San Diego, this is not it. Will not be back."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had heard about this restaurant from several friends and decided to give it a try. The service, location and food were all very good. We enjoyed our night out and hope to eat their again soon."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "We had the great pleasure of celebrating our daughter's birthday at Lou & Mickey's. First: the food was fabulous. Steaks were incredibly tender and flavorful. Appetizers were terrific and the wine list notable. Second: the attention from wait staff was second to none. Demi was our server, knowledgable, unobtrusive but frequently checking in, and personable. Water was kept filled, and table kept clean of used items. Our daughter topped off her evening with a dessert cocktail, compliments of the house. Happy Birthday? Yes, it was!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "I expected more for a steakhouse that was considered upscale."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "As San Diego residents, my wife and I look forward to a "stay-cation" now and then. Lou & Mickey's is an excellent spot for any "special occasion" dinner. Right next to the Hilton Gaslamp (which I'd also recommend). The seafood was good, but nothing to brag about. The baseball sirloin steak was outstanding. They stuck us at a small table for two toward the back of the restaurant, and it seemed like the server sort of forgot us. We had to flag folks down a few times, and little things like refreshing the table setting with new forks were missing. Get the augratin potatos. Outstanding!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful with wine & dish selection. The entrees were prepared to excellence. One of the best finds in San Diego."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "We dined on Valentine's Day so the restaurant was very crowded. Given that, the service was still exceptional. My filet was perfectly cooked medium rare and the Roasted Beet with Goat Cheese Salad is my new favorite. My husband ordered the Coronado Cosmo, which was a great twist on an old favorite. All-in-all a wonderful place."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I went to Lou & Mickey's while attending a conference in San Diego. We were seating quickly and our waiter was very good and brought our cocktails out so we could enjoy while reviewing the menu. We shared an salad and crab cakes which were both excellent. My boss had the mahi mahi which he loved and I had the halibut. The halibut was good and there was more fish than I could eat. We had asparagus and spinach as sides and couldn't finish either. Unless you are a big eater, one side is plenty if you have starters before your main course. The restaurant is very pretty and even when busy has a nice easy elegance about it which makes it a place that you would like to return to another time."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "We went there for my daughter´s wedding dinner everything was great even when we got there more peopple sow and they fix the table for all of us very satisfied"
    Dined on 6/21/2013
  • "We were looking for a special place in San Diego and found Lou & Mickey's, described as a "casual and friendly" place with great steaks. We arrived early for our reservation, but we were seated promptly, even though we rejected their first table offering: my back would not survive a high bar stool. The place has an old-time English club atmosphere, with lots of wood paneling that contributes to a very noisy dining experience. Service was impeccable, and the steaks were good, but the menu is entirely a la carte, with the steaks themselves in the $35-$50 range. Side dishes are expensive but big enough to share if you agree on one. The dinner was good, but not worth the price. Next time, I'll try a different steakhouse in the Gaslamp district."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Not only does this restaurant meet my expectations it exceeded them hands down this is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Planning ahead I made reservations for 4pm on Friday- valentines day. No mention of a "limited" menu was indicated when the reservation was made. When we arrived we discovered the regular menu was unavailable and "only" the $70 per person meal was being served. The fixed menu was in place for Friday Saturday and Sunday. The waiter said the kitchen could not offer the full menu because they were booked solid! I'm disappointed the fixed menu was not advertised or mentioned. I don't begrudge them for wanting to maximize the weekends profits but seriously, the kitchen can't keep up because it's valentines day??. You've lost us as customers and we will not dine here again due to your greed and poor communication."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "all great except filet mignon was too overcooked/dry."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great spot to dine!! If your Have a taste for wine, this place will amaze you with all the wines they have. Great service!! It was my first time dinning here and it was an experience to remember!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "always a fun atmosphere, although loud inside with big groups there on business."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Lou & Mickey's is conveniently located near the Convention Center in the middle of the Gas Lamp District. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and gave us an excellent suggestions for wine. Food was a little salty for my taste."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "This was not my first visit to Lou & Mickey's. The dinner was great. The service was superb. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone!! :)"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Loved the food and the service, but the heated patio was not so heated. Half of the heaters were out of propane and they had to keep switching them around. Really distracted from dinner and we still froze. Should have eaten inside."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "first time ever i have been there, went on a recommendation. Usually go to Island Prime, Donovans' or Ruth' Chris (only if i have to) what a treat. the appetizer with goat cheese, roasted garlic, brushetta and texas toast was to die for. i had filet, as good as it gets. My freind had the crusted halibut and is still talking about it. My wife had the pork porterhouse and didn't need a knife. a true treat, and a well deserved 5 star!!!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014