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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): October 4, 2005

                       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.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to
simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the
following provisions (SEE General Instruction A.2. below):

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(17 CFR 230.425)

     |_| Soliciting  material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17
CFR 240.14a-12)

     |_|  Pre-commencement  communications  pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b)  under the
Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

     |_|  Pre-commencement  communications  pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c)  under the
Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Item 8.01.  OTHER EVENTS.

       On October 4, 2005, Lone Star  Steakhouse & Saloon,  Inc. (the "Company")
issued a press release  announcing  that the Board of Directors had declared the
Company's quarterly cash dividend of $.195 per share. The press release is being
filed as an exhibit to this Form 8-K.


(c)         Exhibits

            EXHIBIT NO.             EXHIBITS
            -----------             --------

               99.1                 Press Release dated October 4, 2005


     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, INC.

Dated: October 5, 2005        By:    /s/ John D. White
                              Name:  John D. White
                              Title: Executive Vice President