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Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge

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616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
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Summerland, Canada
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 go. I know it can be hard to tell what a steak is going to... More 

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

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 world tend to have a little gristle, it sounds like your situation was extreme. Especially... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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

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! More 

London
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71 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 act together and sorted out the right bar/lounge licence waiver. It left us free to... More 

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

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 Lounges and Pubs, and everyone is still trying to feel out what works best for... More 

Cheney, Washington
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 an everyday thing). We had the option of sitting in the front of the room... More 

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Thank hap666
Rob_Little, General Manager at Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge, responded to this review

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! More 

Redmond, Washington
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 was excellent. The chef's presentation was outstanding.

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

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 appreciate, so he will be delighted to hear your comments. Thanks again! More 

Calgary
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 are not cheap but food was well prepared and worth it. It made a very... More 

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

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

Nelson, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 of them. Fine dining prices but the QUALITY is there. I don't mind paying $35.00-$40.00... More 

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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 

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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 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 entrance. I'm not a steakhouse fan, so this proved to be an anomaly. We like... More 

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Thank Lisa W
Canada
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98 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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