Louie’s Lakeside Bistro and BBQ Promise

Louie’s pledge is to provide the Rathbun Lake community with quality hand-crafted food and libations. We are dedicated to serving you traditional BBQ and old style food dishes with flair in a tropical laid-back tropical atmosphere.

The Dedicated Team Behind Our Family-Style Dining Restaurant

We have been serving the families of Rathbun Lake and the surrounding areas with delicious meals for more than 15 years. For you to have a great casual dining experience, our team always fosters a laid-back and inviting ambiance.

Louie’s Story

In 2010, Louie’s was established by restaurateur, Tim Holmes, to provide you with various bistro style dishes and reliable service on the marina shore and campgrounds. He has always been in the business of serving fine food along with a delicious unique style of food before setting his sights on the Rathbun area.


Customer Experience Excellence

Louie’s adheres to superior work ethics and is dedicated to providing you with the best food and service possible.

High Caliber Cuisine

We immediately prep your meals after you order and only use the freshest ingredients. Check out our flavorful pizzas, barbecues, hamburgers and other fresh delicacies that suit your palate.


Meet Tim and Marian Holmes

Tim Holmes (often mistaken for "Louie") has 35 years of experience to oversee things and help things run smoothly and efficiently. He has a commitment to providing you with a quality dining lakeside experience like no other. Marian, a self proclaimed "foodie", provides inspiration for daily and nightly specials and menu items.

Get in Touch Today

To learn more about our menu and service, feel free to send us a message.