Lou's Pier 47 is a bar, restaurant, and entertainment venue located right in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, one of San Francisco's most popular tourist districts. There is an upstairs and downstairs area, one the restaurant portion and the other the music venue. Locals sometimes head to Lou's for the music and ambiance, but it is mainly frequented by visitors in the area. The cover charges for the music are usually low and those there to enjoy music can also order food. There is an indoor and outdoor dining area, ideal for a wharf restaurant near the bay. The menu features a variety of seafood appetizers and salads, sandwiches, fish, shrimp and crap entrees, and side dishes like hushpuppies and cole slaw. There is also a kid's menu with discounted items like hamburgers and spaghetti. The blues club is open seven days a week and hosts up to 65 bands each month. Saturday afternoon shows are usually free. There is a retail store on the premises for those who would like to bring home Lou's memorabilia from their experience. Fisherman's Wharf is home to many hotels, shops, restaurants, nightlife and tour companies, so if you are staying near Lou's, or you stop by for lunch or dinner, there are plenty of things to do in the area.