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Lou's Fish Shack


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$12 - $28
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Fried Calamari
crispy calamari served with cocktail sauce
Steamed Mussels
prince edward island mussels steamed with white wine, tomato, and garlic
Buffalo Chicken Wings
chicken wings with lou's specialty hot sauce, served with bleu cheese dressings and celery
Prawn Cocktail
chilled jumbo prawns served with cocktail sauce
Popcorn Shrimp
dredged in our spicy popcorn batter and gently fried to a golden brown
Cup 5.95
Bowl 8.95
Clam Chowder
our housemade new england chowder
Cup 6.95
Bowl 9.95
Dungeness Crab Bisque
this rich and creamy bisque with fresh dungeness crab is a lou's favorite
Clam Chowder 9.95
Dungeness Crab Bisque 10.95
Bread Bowls
served in a warm sourdough bread bowl
Add Grilled Chicken 4
Add Grilled Shrimp 8
Garden Salad
mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots, with your choice of bleu cheese, ranch, or citrus vinaigrette
Add Grilled Chicken 4
Add Grilled Shrimp 8
Caesar Salad
crisp romaine lettuce, garlic herb croutons, parmesan cheese, and our housemade caesar dressing
Cobb Salad
classic combination of chicken, avocado, egg, bacon, crumbled blue cheese and tomato, tossed in a citrus vinaigrette served with bleu cheese
Prawn Louie Salad
gulf prawns over crisp lettuce, avocado, egg, tomato & cucubmer with classic louie dressing
Fish And Chips
fresh, local pacific snapper dipped in our beer batter, gently fried to golden brown and served with french fries
Fish Tacos
crispy, local pacific snapper topped with pico de gallo salsa, chipotle aioli, served on heated corn tortillas, with black beans
Fried Prawns
jumbo prawns lightly seasoned, served with french fries and cole slaw
Linguine With Scallops
bay scallops with mushroom s, white wine and tomatoes, served with garlic toast
Linguine With Clams
clams, sauteed garlic, white wine, and butter, served with garlic toast
all served with french fries
Blackened Pacific Snapper
blackened snapper with our housemade tartar sauce on a toasted bun
Shrimp Salad Sandwich
tender shrimp with mayonnaise, celery, onion, lettuce, and tomato, served on toasted sourdough bread
half - pound burger with your choice of cheddar, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion
Garlic Parmesan
Sauteed Vegetables
Garlic Toast
French Fries
Cole Slaw
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lou’s was the highlight of fisherman’s Wharf. Great margaritas, during the afternoon happy hour. Some tasty sides to choose from. The best part is sitting outside under a parasol watching the world pass till it’s time for the high point of any visit to San...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few hours before our flight home, so we decided to take the cable car to fisherman's wharf to get something to eat, not realizing how long it would take us to get there. Once we were there we figured we only had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank trave16ear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was ok. Lobster bisque was absolutely delicious and the fish and chips were pretty good. Overall good.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank MelissaA707
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After taking in a harbor cruise my wife and I went looking for a place to eat. We came across Lou's Fish Shack and were met by friendly and accommodating staff. Our waiter greeted us quickly and we we both ordered salads, shrimp salad for...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ivan_DCarmelo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with family last night and had an exceptional meal. Mahi Mahi tacos were perfect. Waitstaff a little slow but super friendly. Prices were reasonable. Overall I will definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tremendous_maggie
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with the family. Food was decent. We ordered fish taco’s, cobb salads, chicken and burgers. Tasty and decent prices

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 25AlexA
Reviewed August 7, 2019

The Ahi Tuna and it was fabulous! Best clam chowder ever! Friendly and helpful staff. Great happy hour specials too. All in all excellent food and great environment.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Heidi W
Reviewed August 1, 2019

We ate there on the 31st July and woke up on the 1st Aug to find our credit cards did not work anywhere. After calling our bank we found out that not only had we been charged for dinner but also a charge for $2400!!!!...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank KLKG1234
Reviewed July 26, 2019

My husband and I arrived on 7/24 and went here for lunch. I ordered the Fish and chips (White Snapper) which was delicious and he ordered the Blackened Fish sandwich which he sent back because he said it was awful and got the fish and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Rasheeda M
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

I stopped by with my family to try a place on the Wharf we had yet to try. We were pleasantly surprised by the super juicy and perfectly toasted crab sandwich as well as the sizable fried prawns. Maria R. was our server and she...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank esseffjenntee
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March 22, 2015|
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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