About Louie's Wine Dive - Omaha
Omaha, NE 68130
Louie’s is obsessed with really, really good grapes, creative gourmet comfort food, and a funky, fun atmosphere to share them. We search all over the world to find you great wines. Many wines come from our relationships with smaller undiscovered vineyards, which offer a great value to our guests.
Wine is supposed to be Fun! We pour BIG and will open any bottle for our guests to try by the glass. When you taste a new varietal at Louie’s, let us know how it changed your concept of what wine is supposed to be.
Our gourmet comfort food is made fresh, using eco-friendly and local ingredients. As for the fun, we instigate it, but count on you to see it to fruition (literally through the fruit!). Louie’s is your place, so please enjoy it as much as we do, grab one of our unique bottles when you leave!
Reservations cannot be made for happy hour sections.
American, Wine Bar, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10am - 3pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday 3:30pm - 11:00 & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We offer a variety of genres creating a fun and upbeat environment. Feature local artists every Sunday night for Wine Dive Live from 5p-8p.
We will do catering on a case by case basis. Please call the restaurant or email or event catering coordinator, Mark, firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about a catering event.
Louie's Wine Dive offers parking in a public lot.
There is a bus stop at 168th and Center Rd.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We will do both offsite and onsite special events on a case by case basis. Please call the restaurant at 402 884 8966 or email our event coordinator, Mark, at email@example.com to inquire about a special event.
Louie's Wine Dive - Omaha Ratings and Reviews
The man at the door chastised us for sho ...
The man at the door chastised us for showing up for our table of 8 reservation early, but we had no other choice since we were with kids. On the way to the bar we passed a table of 8 that was ready to go, and were eventually seated at that same table 50 minutes later after being empty that whole time. Could have been a shortage in wait staff since we got very slow service and food delivery the rest of the night. Could have also been received more politely at the door. Would not go back in a busy night.
We went here on New Years Eve and didn't ...
We went here on New Years Eve and didn't consider that there would be a set menu. Because of that I can't really comment on the food. What we had was good, but what a regular meal would I can't comment on. The wine selection was good, although some desert wines would have been a nice addition. The waitress did a great job.
This was our first time at Louie's. We ...
This was our first time at Louie's. We found the menu limited and a bit over priced for what we received. And we have poor service from our waitress. She spilled water all of my husband's laminated menu and said "yes I did that". Never apologized not came back to wipe it up so he wouldn't end up with a lap full of water when he picked up the menu to look at it. We won't be back. Too many other good places in Omaha to waste our money on poor service.
Our food was mediocre and willing to cor ...
Our food was mediocre and willing to correct food that was cold. The vegetarian food was the best. This is my third visit and the food did not impress me. Fish and chips were French fries, no chips! Tuna was on a huge bed of lettuce. Not very imaginative salad. The apple dessert was very good.
The food was decent, but the service was ...
The food was decent, but the service was far from great. It took ten minutes before we were asked about drinks, another ten before the appetizer was mentioned and another twenty before it arrived. We had been there fourty minutes before the waiter took our order, and I had to ask him if we could order. The rest of the experience was so, so because I think he could tell I was agitated. He tried to be better attentive at that point which was good.
Great value for anything on their delici ...
Great value for anything on their delicious brunch menu. Tasty Bloody Mary's to start your day or to recover from the night before. The servers were super welcoming and laid back answering any questions we had. We'll definitely be back!
The service was great but the guy at the ...
The service was great but the guy at the door did give me a bit of a hard time for being about 10 minutes late for our reservation even though the place was clearly very slow. Maybe he was joking, I don't know. The food was delicious too. The thing is it was just so very expensive for what it was. I ordered a bowl of pasta. It cost $15 with the very few pieces of chicken. I thought I'd end up taking home leftovers but there wasn't even that much. The only person in our group who got what looked like a lot of food ordered the fish and chips. As for the wine the least expensive glass on the menu was $9. That put my tab at about $30 (including 20% tip) for one drink and a plate of pasta that didn't come with a salad. I won't be going back. If my husband had been there he'd have been eating cereal before bed...which is unacceptable after eating a $25 meal, IMO. But if you're looking for a quiet place with good wine and food but don't care how much you're going to pay you might like Louie's. There's even outside seating for the rare day it's temperate enough in Nebraska for that so the place does have its charms. Oh and if you're not a wine drinker they have other (equally expensive) drinks...a few beers and cocktails.
"Check-in" here through Yelp. Earned us ...
"Check-in" here through Yelp. Earned us a free glass of house wine.
The lunch menu was smaller than I expected. There were brunch options but nothing stood out. The brioche buns are delicious. The fries were flavorful but we had to add salt.
Unfortunately there was a group of prior night party goers talking loudly about their night out shenanigans. They kept dropping the "F" bomb. Had our daughters not been enthralled in their new Legos and paying closer attention, I would have had to shut it down. It was pretty bad 😞
Just an OK experience
Limited seating options, waited a while even with reservations. Waited 45 minutes to get breakfast food. It was good but the waiter was flippant when we asked about the delay even though we ordered off an abbreviated Mother's Day menu. Had a chipped glass, waiter forgot drink refill. Wouldn't return for a special occasion.
Unfortunately, our Mother's Day brunch w ...
Unfortunately, our Mother's Day brunch was unsatisfactory. The mile - high omelet was sparsely filled with vegetables. The omelet lacked flavor and was not fluffy. The dish was served with a basic English muffin, no potatoes and no garnish. My husband's meal was equally disappointing. Honestly, I left feeling as though it would have been better to eat at home as we waited over 30 minutes to be served. The restaurant was not full. DLKG
A year ago I had a wonderful experience ...
A year ago I had a wonderful experience when dining at Louie's. I was there 3 months ago and the first 3 wines I selected were not in stock. When I asked for my 4th selection which was $4 a glass more expensive and asked if they would discount it I was told "we don't do that here." The food was mediocre but I figured my waiter could have had a bad day...not true...last time over this past weekend I took guests from out of town
Poor Easter Sunday brunch
Poor dining experience for Easter Sunday brunch. Nothing special about the menu. Food was lukewarm. Dessert was ice cold in the middle. Reluctantly sent it back. After a long wait it came out hot and very good. Highlight of the whole meal. Service below average considering it wasn't terribly busy. Our drinks would run out and take some time for a refill.
Have to admit we were very surprised by lack of service and below average food selection. Won't be going back that's for sure. Too many restaurant choices in Omaha to pick from to settle for below average..l
I used to love to eat here. They had a great gluten-free menu and an awesome selection. However, after this experience I will likely not be back. Other than the Brussels sprouts, everything else was fair at best. Our entree, the spaghetti carbonara, was absolutely awful. While they were accommodating to take it off of the bill, my appetite was totally ruined. I NEVER send food back, and I couldn't wait to send this dish back. The crab poutine (a change from their previous lobster version, was fair. It did not seem nearly as rich as before, and the consistently didn't seem the same. It is also disappointing that there are no gluten-free dessert choices for a pretty extensive gluten-free menu.
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