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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

From the ambiance to the service, Louie's offers a relaxed atmosphere for fine dining. You want an exceptional steak, this is where you go. The staff bent over backwards at the last special occasion I attended in the lounge.

Thank whotoonie
Reviewed 27 April 2018

couldnt seem to handle the idea of gluten free, and they werent nice about it either. i definitely wont be going here again.More

Thank Nelson S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Nelson S, Thanks for the review, but it is very confusing and leaves me wondering if you are speaking about a different restaurant. 70% of our menu is gluten free, and we take celiac disease very seriously and have many regular clients that have...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a steakhouse, but I had the cod. It was excellent. But the best part was the dessert. I had the cheesecake with raspberry sauce. Wow! Probably the best I have ever had. I highly recommend it.

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great service, delicious food, fabulous drinks and good wine list. It’s one of our favourite spots when we want yummy North American food or just a relaxing drink and appy before the movie. I don't think I have ever had a bad dish here.

Thank KootenayKathy
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I love a restaurant with great cocktails and an extensive wine list! All of our shared appies were delicious, especially the mushrooms. The service was excellent as usual. It's consistent and one of my favorite places to go!

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 31 December 2017

2 of us went to Louie's for dinner. Staff were very friendly, but we had 3 different people serving us over the course of our dinner with no explanation why. It took a long time to place our order and then we were both very...More

1  Thank ecolum
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear ecolum, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that we missed the mark on the food for your night out. Under-seasoned food is not acceptable, and I can assure you that this has been brought to the attention of our Kitchen staff....More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

First, the service was very good however the restuarant fell short on the food. I ordered the mushrooms & toast thinking it would be mushroom caps under a broiler but what I got was a bowl of mushrooms cut up in somekind of sauce with...More

Thank bodman6389
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Dear bodman6389, Thank you for your comments and we are very happy that your service was very good. Sounds like we missed the mark on the the food side of things. For the mushrooms and toast, I can assure you that the dish is cooked...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with friends last night at Louie’s and it was amazing. Everything from the service to the appetizers, main course and dessert was absolutely incredible. Easily one of my best and most favourite dining experiences ever. Will definitely be coming back and telling...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

From the excellent wine list to the perfectly done steak, this meal was mouthwatering! We started off with 2 of their endangered cocktails. They were unique and exceptional. The two of us chose to share our appie and meal. The appetizer Prawns in Pernod Sauce...More

Thank Shari M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a nice restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere. I had the BBQ chicken & jalapano pizza and it was very good. I also tried an assortment of appies which were all very good too. It's too bad that it took 10 minutes for the...More

Thank Harmonize
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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. 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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