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115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
608-782-7668
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun, funky and crepes

Nice little coffee house with very good savory or sweet crepes. Nice selection of microbrews. Free trivia on a weeknight, Tuesday I think? Popular spot, friendly crowd and good food. I'd return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
SmokeyGB
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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91 reviews 91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice little coffee house with very good savory or sweet crepes. Nice selection of microbrews. Free trivia on a weeknight, Tuesday I think? Popular spot, friendly crowd and good food. I'd return.

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Chaska, Minnesota
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35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I had the crimini thyme crepe topped with a fried egg and greens. Having never had a savory crepe, I was a bit skeptical but was pleasantly surprised by the delicious flavor combination and the subtle thyme. Kids had banana Nutella crepes, which they loved, of course. Good prices, too!

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Winona, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

At the Root Note it takes a while to get your food or drink, which is okay. This gives you time to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. The menu is perfect for a light lunch or early breakfast. The coffee is roasted by Kickapoo, which is an excellent coffee roaster which is local to the region. The espresso is great,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Once a year during the holidays we stay in this area while visiting family. We make sure to stop by for the excellent crepes and a steamy mug of coffee. The menu is concise but solid. The vibe is laid back and relaxed. We we fortunate to catch an acoustic performance of folk musicians while we visited with family and... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

What a wonderful experience. THIS is what hipster, college coffee houses should be like! We were there for 'Open Mic Night.' It was a little hard to find from the road; the street signage needs work. Regardless, we loved the atmosphere inside. The place was buzzing with activity, people (college kids and older) with their laptops, coffee & crepes nearby.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We landed here because other breakfast places were packed. It has a trendy atmosphere. Some parts of the shop looked a little rugged (holes in the ceiling). The coffee was very tasty - roasted locally. The crepes were surprisingly good. Looks like they have live music there too. Staff was very friendly.

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Peachtree City
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Crepes are fabulous. Enjoyed the Blue( blu cheese, spinach...)I Mint iced tea. Top notch! Flavorful & fun. Fresh. Yummer x100

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Came here to see a local musician. Great atmosphere and decor! Large selection of local brews! All in all a nice, casual place to be!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Being new to La Crosse I was looking for a place to hang out, have coffee or a beer, and see live music. This place is perfect. Nearly everynight there is music/trivia/open mic and the staff is always friendly. I love the bleu cheese crepe and the Golden Turtle tea. But the rotating list of beers is great for nights... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife loves crepes so trying here was a no brainer when we saw the hand drawn chalk sign telling us crepes were on the menu. They have savory varieties but we had sweet ones. Both were very good. Don't expect meat in your crepes just an FYI (at least I did not see it on the menu). Even though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: 608-782-7668

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am

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