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Louie's Wine Dive - Des Moines
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
4 Pork Gnocchi
La quercia prosciutto, pork shoulder, ground pork and italian sausage slow cooked in red wine and cream and served over pan-seared gnocchi
Fish and Chips
Champagne and rice flour battered atlantic cod served with brussel sprout slaw, crispy chips, malt vinegar and louies house made tartar sauce
Garlic seared gulf shrimp served with a sriracha and tomato cream sauce, penne pasta, topped with green onions and lime sour cream
I love that they have many gluten free selections. Their drink selection is also great. Not sure if it was due to Covid-19, but it took a while to get service. But once the server came over, they were very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable. Both the fish and chips and the squeeky cheese were excellent.
Lunch on the patio, service and food was great
We love going to Louie’s. Wonder experience & food as always!
Very good neighborhood bar/restaurant. Welcome venue in a town not noted for food.
Great food, but limited options. Also, they were out of the fish options that evening which was disappointing. But value and quality still high.
College kids leaving home
Great set up for social distancing with option for outside dining. Staff wearing Masks and gloves, single use throw away menus, reservations makes spacing easy. Their modified menu is diverse, and prices good. We went late Sunday afternoon to enjoy the music but it was just too hot to sit outside, inside was nice and quiet. Try their Shrimp Tacos...awesome.
Louie’s Wine Dive has featured great JAZZ DUOS every Wednesday and Sunday for nearly 5 years. The music is on the patio in the spring and summer and moves indoors when the weather turns colder. The food and music is always exceptional.
We had great sangria & food. Our service was excellent!
Glad to get back to a restaurant. Great food, service and can't wait to go back.
It was great! A little loud on the patio, but it’s a busy street so it’s to be expected.
My Mom and I came in for brunch. Outstanding as ever! John was our server, he was on point. Very friendly and accommodating. We love your gluten free options especially the squeaky cheese. Thank you.
Our first time and we will be back! Got seated right away. Love the large drink menu and food was delicious. Service was good. Thank you!
Well done in challenging environment...
This is a great neighborhood spot. Live jazz on Sunday nights. Very good staff.
Friendly and knowledgeable waitress who suggested nice wine for our dinner. Gnocchi was ok but the risotto was excellent.
The omelette was very good and the breakfast potatoes were really good. However, I was disapointed that they didn't have any gluten free bread options. Overall, this is a great place and I will definitely go again.
Good food. Nice atmosphere. Plan to return for another date night.
I love Louie's! Will definitely be back again! Thank you!
This is truly one of those restaurants or the back of house is not as good as the front of house. The wait staff is exemplary and the menu is perfect but this is the second time I have eaten there where my meal had to be taken back to the kitchen. It’s not that the food is bad it’s a lack of attention to detail about customer requests and delivering what the menu says is to be served. I hope they will get it together.
Great server. Very attentive and informative. Nice selection of different wine. Ones that you cannot get here. Manager is very involved in a great dining experience.
We came here for Valentines Day and we ordered off the special menu. Food and drinks were delicious. Service was great - our waitress was very friendly, upbeat, and attentive. I’d like to come back and order off of their normal menu to try some other things. Very pleased with our experience!
The food here is always good. The menu was a s
The food was delivered cold but they rectified the situation. The portions were small for the price. Overall a good experience that could be made better with an upgrade in the quality of the food. Bar selection is excellent
We called to let them know we were running a few minutes late esp since it was Valentine’s Day, the woman on the phone said ok n a sharp tone, but you should be aware that that table is reserved at 7. Then when we arrived I was taken to the table and the woman again said ,,,,and to let you know this table is reserved again at 7- it was 5:40. Her unpleasant tone made me lose my appetite. We were efficient in ordering 2 appetizers as our meal. The nachos were lukewarm and our server was happy to warm them up- and our salad was short on chicken and our server was happy to bring additional chicken. We were done by 630, had dessert and were on our way to a concert by 640. It was a busy night but our server seemed happy and calm whereas the hostesses were not welcoming or pleasant and those are the first people you encounter,
This is one of our favorite places to go and hope to return with a more welcoming entrance.
Lovely Family Valentines Dinner. It was CRAZY busy, so I’m sure louder than usual. The set menu was amazing and the wine ... divine♥️ Service was impeccable
Great jazz night. The charcuterie boards are fantastic.
Always enjoy dinner at Louie’s Wine Dive. Loved the shrimp and grits! Good mules- limited beer on draft. Overall a favorite of ours.
John was our server. He was absolutely fabulous given the situation. Salmon omelette came out with no salmon in it. A second omelette was made but did not include fresh salmon but rather appeared to be canned. Crabcake Benedict was excellent. Maybe it was an off day
Food was delicious - with so many great gluten free options too. Our server was very friendly and helpful. Overall great experience!
Great menu, great wine, excellent food.
The gnocchi was very good as was the spicy shrimp pasta. Service was wonderful as usual.
Great neighborhood gem. Something on the menu for everyone!
We went for brunch. Many of the orders were cold and underwhelming. Amazing service, amazing coffee, but mediocre food.
We had a great night.. wonderful service, amazing food! We will absolutely be back!!!
Always a fun time and great food. Service, as always, was excellent.
The food and menu are amazing! As someone who needs to eat gluten free, I can not express enough how amazing it was to see that the entire menu was either gluten free or could be converted to be gluten free.
The service at this most recent visit was not the best but with the menu and having better service in the past, I will be back!
Best selection of gluten free food in Des Moines! Wine was really good, service was excellent - she even split the tab three ways without asking - which included an appetizer and bottle of wine.
I had the salmon salad. Salmon was cooked just right, greens were fresh, and dresssing was just the right amount. Too many capers was my only complaint so I picked some of them out.
Great ambiance, wonderful menu. The gluten free menu is a lifesaver, and everything on it is fantastic!
We had dinner and brunch. Both were excellent and we had a wonderful time. Wine choices were great, portions were good.
Louie's Wine Dive - Des Moines does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. Louie's Wine Dive - Des Moines also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (515) 777-3416.
Louie's Wine Dive - Des Moines is rated 4.7 stars by 490 OpenTable diners.
Louie's Wine Dive - Des Moines does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://burgerstacoswine.instagift.com.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.