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

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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
Great food, coffee, atmosphere

This was a regular spot for me when I lived in La Crosse. It has great food, and delicious coffee. They also serve a small selection of beer. They have open mic night, which is great to listen to different performers that bring an amazing variety, from poetry, violin, hip hop, acapella, freestyle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
KellyPenelope
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was a regular spot for me when I lived in La Crosse. It has great food, and delicious coffee. They also serve a small selection of beer. They have open mic night, which is great to listen to different performers that bring an amazing variety, from poetry, violin, hip hop, acapella, freestyle, drums, all sorts of music performances, but... More 

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Midwest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Delicious savory or sweet crepes. I'd recommend the Baby Blue and the Berries & Cream. Your taste buds will thank you. I've also had their chili, and it was a tad spicy for me (but I'm a wimp when it comes to spice). Their hummus appetizer is also really good. AND they have reeeeeally good coffee. Their menu is all... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I enjoyed my stop at the Root Note last year. They had some fun beers as well as unique food. I enjoyed a dessert as I had already ate. The staff was friendly.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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Additional Information about The Root Note

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

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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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