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Lou's Fish Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
+1 415-771-5687
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“crab bisque” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an early dinner after a long travel day. Fish and chips for me and a salad for my wife. All excellent! Very friendly staff and topped off with an excellent $5 margarita during happy hour.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our first night in San Francisco, we made our way down to Fisherman's Wharf, hoping to find somewhere that we could try the Clam Chowder that I saw on just about every menu for every restaurant. We decided to try Lou's Fish Stack, as...More

Thank Gibletsinoz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived during happy hour. During this west coast trip, hadn't had such an underwhelming meal until we sat down at Lou's. We didn't finish our meals, the drinks were gross, and the entire we stared at the happy, satisfied customers leaving Chipotle across the street!...More

Thank Action_Jackson2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was decent, as was the beer, but the service was not. We were brought a wrong dish and then the waiter refused to take it off the bill and still expected a tip. Go somewhere else!

Thank E1234567890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place used to be so good. Such a shame the food & service is bad now. We waited almost 15 mins for drink service & it wasn’t very busy, I was giving the waiter 2 more minutes & I was out of there. Food...More

Thank LandBW7568
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fish was over cooked and dry. Neither my husband nor myself was very pleased with our meal. Service was only so-so. My plate came up and I watched it sit for over 6 minutes on the counter before my husbands plate came up and...More

Thank jamu421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of Fisherman's Wharf is touristy and not our style but had to do a quick stroll for a couple of blocks. After debating a couple of menus, we chose Lou's and it was really good. It wasn't crowded and the noise level was good.The...More

Thank Sunvsclouds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Staff were all very helpful. Cherrish was our waitress and helped us decide on the menu. We were not dissapointed with our choices. Lovely restaurant, will go again😁

Thank Maree C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently spent 3 nights in San Francisco doing mostly touristy activities. On the second day we caught the cable car from Union Square to Fisherman's Wharf and wandered along looking for a seafood restaurant to lunch. Having checked out several we chose Lou's Fish Shack....More

Thank revuall
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I had late lunch at Lou's. Had Mahi Mahi tacos which were very good. They also had a nice happy hour with good prices.

Thank suzannp2017
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Response from GoneDivingVA | Reviewed this property |
I went for lunch last time, but i just happen to know the answer unless things have changes. Lou's has live music on Friday and Saturday from 6-10pm and Sundays from 4-8pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-5687
  • E-mail
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