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Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge

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616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
11:00 - 00:00
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Nelson, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 of them. Fine dining prices but the QUALITY is there. I don't mind paying $35.00-$40.00... More 

Thank Skibum S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this review

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 than a Price driven town. The beauty of that is that you find businesses constantly... More 

Chase, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 went to a pre-ordered buffet for a family function. The meal was disappointing for the... More 

1 Thank Esther S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this review

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 and this included the tax, gratuity, the room rental, linen rental, the LCD projector rental,... More 

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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 entrance. I'm not a steakhouse fan, so this proved to be an anomaly. We like... More 

Thank Lisa W
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98 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Went to New Year's dinner. The ambience was nice the service excellent. The lobster bisque for the first course was very good but way too big. Then we got the main course. All our dinners were cold and the steak was chewy. For a steak house, when you order a rib eye steak it should not be tough and chewy.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We thought this place was very tasty! I ordered a filet with scallops and they both were delicious. The scallops were big and perfectly cooked. My partner ordered a pizza and we were both impressed with it. A perfect cook, crispy and delicious! We would definitely stop here again.

Thank MissL2000
Nelson, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

The steaks here are very good. The staff is very friendly. Never had any issues here. I would recommend this place to others.

Thank Chris P
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Chris P, Thanks the review. Not sure why we received such a low mark from you, with such nice words, but non the less, your kind words are appreciated. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Having eaten at most decent restaurants in the Kootenays, Louie's is up there with my favourites. I ordered the a scallop appetizer, and boy was it good. The NY strip entrée was cooked exactly as ordered and was a solid dish. The vegetables were crisp and fresh, the mash potatoes were fantastic and the peppercorn sauce and gorgonzola cheese was... More 

Thank Mark D
Nelson, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Went there with friends. Had a wonderful dinner. We were there for over 4 hours. The server was great. We were there nov. 3 .

Thank Tt5150
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We had a business dinner at Louie's. It was a quiet evening, we were the only table occupied. The service was quick and professional. I ordered the baby back ribs. The ribs had a lot of flavour, but were a little tough. All the others really enjoyed there meals. Two had the short ribs and they were apparently excellent. We... More 

Thank jlybly
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

I highly recommend the wok fried squid. It will be hard to go back to eating the usual calamari after having this dish. Great service. Very good Creme brûlée. Definitely would recommend this. Next time will have the steak as I hear it is the best steak in Nelson

Thank Linda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
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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