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$14 - $45
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard many good things about Betty Lou's, plus read glowing reviews. Decided to drive from Roseville, fight that freeway traffic, and try it for ourselves. It was worth it! JR, our server, recommended the prawns and scallops saute, which were his favorite. Done to perfection!...Two in our group ordered the clam steamers. Meatiest clams they'd ever had. There were plenty, so they took the remainders home. Truly a gem of a restaurant!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed November 18, 2020

In San Francisco on a Monday night with few dining choices, Found Betty's on Trip Advisor, very Clean, Super Service, Food excellent, great Clam Chowder, met Betty's she is great!!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 28, 2020 via mobile

I had the wok crab which was excellent. My companion had the tortellini with tomato cream sauce (he doesn't eat seafood). He said it "was pretty expensive for cheese tortellini". We also had the meatballs as an app and I had 3 delish, ice cold...western oysters. It was getting pretty chilly sitting goutside but I would have stayed for a dark chocolate dessert of some kind but they have no desserts on offer. The service was excellent (prompt bread, water carafe refilled before it was totally empty, dirty plates quickly whisked away) until the very end when they got pretty busy but there was only 1 actual waiter to take orders and credit cards. Regardless, I would bring more clothes and definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. My companion had the Crab Wok and I had the Ribeye. It was cooked perfectly and was tender. The side of Scalloped Potatoes were so delicious that I ordered an extra side to go. I really liked the service that Kelly our server...provided. She was really a professional and wasn’t fake over the top and gave suggestions that made our experience so enjoyable. Thank you Kelly.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 28, 2020 via mobile

We were here for a wedding dinner (a total of 13 people). We all thoroughly enjoyed our food. The seafood dishes were especially good. I would have given it a 5 except that it was a chaotic, crowded restaurant. The waiters had a hard time...maneuvering around and serving everyone. The ambient noise level was too much, as there was a loud group next to us (not the restaurant’s fault). Overall, it was great and we would return for sure!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

We went to Betty Lou’s hungry and were not disappointed. The black cod was succulent, the Betty Lou sauce of tomatoes and capers on the side worked well and the square of scalloped potatoes and the asparagus and carrots were cooked to perfection as was...the seafood linguini with tomato cream sauce. The service was friendly and efficient and our dinner was enhanced by fun side conversations with adjacent tables. All in all, a delightful evening.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

We had reservations and were taken early! We ordered the sea bass and split it. Very good. The only complaint we had was the vegetables were limp and soggy and the potatoes were almost non-existent. Very small portion--not enough for two people to share. Fish...very tender. Service was good. Very busy place. Recommend. They need to do a better job on how they serve their vegetables and potatoes. They seemed like an after thought.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Very informal and attractive restaurant. Fantastic seafood dishes, with an Italian touch. Not maximum rate for the lack of dessert. Strongly suggested!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

From the moment I got there the service was great. The hostess greated me with a smile and made sure I am comfortable. The server wass very helpful and gave good recommendations. Finally the food was very good. After the meal they gave me good...recommendations for desert in a cafe nearby. Food is good, service is great, prices are reasonable. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

We were a group of seven, all the food was great, service was very good too. Prices are reasonable, the reason to don't give them 5 stars is because the facilities can be better shape.

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, Betty Lou's Seafood and Grill offers takeout services.

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  • Betty Lou's Seafood and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5