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Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge

616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
+1 250-352-5570
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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I had been told they had amazing mussels. The mussels were good. The portion size was excellent. The sauce the mussels were in was tasty, but perhaps a little heavy. A suggestion would be to serve toasted crusty French bread rather than focaccia bread. The...More

Thank NG-Foodie
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Louie's for dinner as a special dinner and unfortunately it wasn't up to the regular standards. I don't know if it is because they have a new chef or what but we will never go back again. This is...More

2  Thank Salmogirl
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Salmogirl, To answer your comment… No we do not have a new Chef. We have the same Chef we've had for the past 4 years. I'm not sure where you got the impression that there was someone different in our kitchen. If we over...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Best chef in the Kootenays!!! Meals are fantastic and definitely something for everyone. If you want average fast food, look elsewhere. Something different, something decent....something special. Definitely recommend Louie's... dining at its best.

Thank Brett R
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic NY peppercorn steaks with great malbec wine, great service (attentive, but not too attentive), our steaks exactly medium rare, a delightful meal, nice venue, easy place for conversation with my college friend of 50 years and ski friend if a dozen years, highly recommended.....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Outstanding service, I think her name was Ashley. excellent food, classy environment. Come here for breakfast. Get the Huevos!!!

Thank MitchellChernoff
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went out for a birthday dinner the other night and I can not believe the service I received. First, I will start that I asked about the wine selection; considering they have no B.C. wines to serve, I brought in my own and asked about...More

1  Thank cast1egarfoodie
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Ummm, are you sure that you dined in our establishment? The reason that I ask, is that we have a HUGE by wine selection. Almost all of our wines are from BC, 6 of our our 7 reds by the glass are from BC, and...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a great meal over the Christmas season. The steaks were unbelievable and the appies were a great hit as well. I noticed some negative reviews lately but I just cant find anything wrong with this place. its doing what a lot of restaurants are...More

1  Thank dkasser
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear dkasser, Thanks for the nice words. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Louie's has been my all time favorite restaurant to dine in and my husband and I considered it our go to place for a night out and certainly a place to go for nearly every special occasion. We often recommended Louie's to family and friends...More

Thank love_to_travel1982
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear love_to_travel1982, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We obviously dropped the ball with your table on your last visit. I would sincerely appreciate it if you would get in touch with me directly, so that I may compensate...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Took some guests here as we have eaten here before and it was very good. Tonite the food was terrible. I had the cannelloni. It was hard, not el dented hard, but stale hard and the sauce was not good. Had the creme broulet. The...More

2  Thank Sue29
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear Sue29, Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. I see that this is your second review of our establishment in a negative fashion, but you mention good experiences on other occasions. It would have been nice to hear about those...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband, son, and myself went for supper last Saturday. We were hungry. We ordered cannelloni, bruschetta, and a pasta dish. The portions were incredibly small. A large plate held two cannelloni and some sauce. My son was still hungry after cleaning his plate and...More

Thank Ken B
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Ken B, Well this is a first for us. We are not used to being told we have small portions. All of our pasta dishes are pre-portioned at a full pound of pasta, and all of these dishes are under $20, and served with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-5570
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A distinctly metropolitan culinary experience, in historic Nelson's bustling downtown. Whether it's an intimate evening for two, or a casual gathering amongst friends, Louie's is sure to provide an experience you won't soon forget.Specializing in signature steaks, specialty pastas, rustic thin crust pizza, and FRESH seafood, Louie's Steakhouse offers the finest quality food, and exemplary service in an area of abundant comfort.Executive Chef Adam Duff has created a dining experience focusing on regional products, and in season ingredients. We off only the finest cuts of premium aged beef, along with a menu featuring a diverse selection of appetizers, entrees and accompaniments that is sure to tantalize the most refined of palates.Our liquid chefs have created an impeccable cast of martinis -- 28 in all, and an impressive selection of signaure cocktails. Our extensive wine list focuses on wines from the region, with a bit of international flair. Not to mention award-winning Nelson Brewing Company lagers and ales on tap, and fine premium spirits.
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