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The Root Note

115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
608-782-7668
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Ranked #30 of 164 restaurants in La Crosse
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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144 reviews 144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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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Iowa City, Iowa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I stopped in for breakfast and had the banana and nutella crepe. It was ready within minutes and was quite good. The menu is quite limited - only salads and a few crepes.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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216 reviews 216 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The crepes were good and big. There was enough variety to suit either sweet or savory lovers. Coffee is good. Pieces are reasonable. Service is okay. Popular place for students to hang out.

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Papillion, Nebraska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is so hipster. Organic everything. Upcycled cloth napkins. Actual teapots for my tea. A record player that was actually playing records over the loudspeaker. It was adorable and fun. Their crepes are unbeatable. I had the cremlin which was delicious and filling, followed by a cinnamon sugar for dessert. Friends had the banana nutella and lemon - these... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

When in La Crosse, I like to stop at the Root Note for a double espresso to start my adventures downtown. The atmosphere in the coffee shop is quite eclectic, but relaxing and fresh. If you can get the table in the front window, that is the best seat in the house! Can't beat their prices and the coffee is... More

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stopped in La Crosse during my travels and had an awesome time at the Root Note. There was some great live music playing, but my friend and I grabbed a table and enjoyed some local brews. It was great to see it so busy and reminded me of all the great things happening in Wisconsin. Thoughtful decor, good service,... More

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ONALASKA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Had a great time unwinding at the Root Note. Awesome Crepes and great selection of craft beer, free WiFi. The Kickapoo coffee is great and the owners and staff were excellent.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This cafe is great. The menu is unique, offering mostly crepes. The coffee, tea, and beer selection is great and a lot of stuff is organic. They also bring in some great bands! Great place to hang out solo or with a group.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

Not just a cafe; has craft brew on tap and specializes in crepes. Atmosphere is casual and unique. Great local place to chill.

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Armidale, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

An absolutely brilliant place for a coffee and alternate menu. The setting is brilliant and non pretentious. You can relax and soak up the vibe of downtown La Crosse. The Root Note is a home away from home who can truly make a decent coffee, pour an excellent real ale and make dam good crepes. The entire staff, led by... More

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