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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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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (51 reviews)
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Louie's really does do the most mouth watering steaks in Nelson. It is our go to place if we have a hankering for meat! The atmosphere is very nice as well, and they mix up a pretty tasty variety of martinis as well. The service...More

Thank LandDMemories
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Dear LandDMemories, Thank you for the nice words, and glad you enjoy visiting us a few times a year. We sincerely appreciate it. We do make a conscious effort to only buy the best, so quality does sometimes come at a bit of a price,...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal here. Nice view from the patio on a mid summer night. Had NY steak with peppercorn sauce. Perfectly cooked med- rare, great flavour but a tough piece of meat. Quite a lot of gristle and fatty bits made for a tough...More

Thank Softball_nut
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear Softball_nut, Thanks for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. Sorry to hear that the steak you received was not up to standard. We have actually spoken with our beef suppliers regarding this. Even though the best of New Yorks in the...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Huge portions, great staff, best of all amazing food! We went for breakfast and will definitely come back when we return to Nelson!

Thank Jenny F
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear Jenny F, Thanks for your review, and so glad that you loved our breakfast! I'll be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the staff. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We tried to eat at The Library Lounge in the Hume Hotel, with its extraordinary decor. But thanks to British Columbia's weird licensing laws we could not enter with a 14 year old. No such issues at Louie's; unlike the Hume they had got their...More

Thank frequentfiler
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Dear frequentfiler, Thanks for your review, and glad to hear you had a great time in our establishment. With all the new licensing laws that have just come into place in BC, there have been a lot of changes as it relates to minors in...More

Reviewed 1 July 2016

My husband and I had dinner here on June 22nd. We arrived about 5:30pm. We had just beat the crowd, as a group of people showed up about 6:15pm or so. We were informed that a musician would be playing live music @ 6:00pm (not...More

Thank hap666
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Dear hap666, Thanks for your review! So glad to hear that you guys enjoyed yourselves. Wish we could have pushed you to a 5 out of 5 with your glowing comments, but maybe next time. Thanks again!

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

An undiscovered gem, that just began serving breakfast June 23rd. We were staying at the Hume Hotel and Louie's is just two blocks away. We stumbled into it the first time, but two days later we were back again. Wonderful eggs and the French Toast...More

Thank Richard S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Dear Richard S, Thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. And so glad that you loved our new breakfast program. A lot of hard work went into this from our Chef to put together a breakfast program that Nelson could truly...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

We arrived fairly late in Nelson after driving from Victoria and noticed many closed restaurants. We wanted something good to eat and this place was open so we went in. Halibut was the special so he was happy and I enjoyed the linguine . Prices...More

Thank magnoliad
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you magnoliad for your review and kind words. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 24 June 2016

Just to respond to the previous review, $35.00 for all that you got is a steal. Good thing you didn't go to the Falls, as that place is really overpriced. I go back to places that are consistent and good value. This place is one...More

Thank Skibum S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Dear Skibum S, Thanks for taking the time to review us here on trip advisor, and it's great to hear that you have enjoyed your experiences with us. One of the wonderful things about Nelson is that it is predominantly a Value driven town rather...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

Seven of us dined there on a Friday. We found the prices surprisingly high for Nelson. One steak was rare not medium and when it was finally returned everyone else was finished eating. The service was mediocre. Water glasses were not replenished. Saturday night, we...More

1  Thank Esther S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Dear Esther S, Thank you for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. I must say that I am quite surprised that you feel our prices were high. Keep in mind that this was a privately catered event, and the charge was $35/person...More

Reviewed 26 March 2016

We live in Rossland, but take a few days to ski at Whitewater and take in Nelson's beauty each winter. This restaurant simply revealed itself to us as it was raining and we lacked an umbrella so we briefly wandered around and saw a welcoming...More

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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Description
A distinctly metropolitan culinary experience, in historic Nelson's bustling downtown. 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 ales on tap, and fine premium spirits.
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