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                                  UNITED STATES
                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 5, 2004

                       LONE STAR STEAKHOUSE & SALOON, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

    Delaware                              0-19907            48-1109495
(State or other jurisdiction              (Commission        (IRS Employer
 of incorporation)                        File Number)       Identification No.)

     224 East Douglas, Suite 700, Wichita, KS                    67202
     (Address of principal executive offices)                  (zip code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (316) 264-8899

         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Item 5.     Other Events and Required FD Disclosure.

            On January 5, 2004,  Lone Star  Steakhouse & Saloon,  Inc.  issued a
press  release  reporting  comparable  sales  results for the fourth  quarter of
fiscal 2003 and fiscal 2003.  The press  release is being filed as an exhibit to
this Form 8-K.

Item 7.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)         Exhibits

            Exhibit No.             Exhibits
            -----------             --------

               99.1                 Press Release dated January 5, 2004.


            Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the  registrant  has duly  caused  this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                              LONE STAR STEAKHOUSE & SALOON,

Dated: January 6, 2004                        By: /s/ Gerald T. Aaron
                                                  Name:  Gerald T. Aaron
                                                  Title: Senior Vice President