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328 Front St S, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-782-5400
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 12
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great meal

Enjoyed a nice meal with family at this restaurant. It is upscale and a bit pricey, but the food and the service was excellent. We had a variety of seafood and steaks. Preparations were what you would expect for the price. There are extra costs for e Rey extra that you might want to add....salad... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
BarbaraW1958
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Storm Lake, Iowa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Storm Lake, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a nice meal with family at this restaurant. It is upscale and a bit pricey, but the food and the service was excellent. We had a variety of seafood and steaks. Preparations were what you would expect for the price. There are extra costs for e Rey extra that you might want to add....salad substitutions, additions to,steaks,eat. Wine list... More 

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Littleton, Co
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Really good food and diverse menu. Eat outside next to the river. BAr is friendly and well stocked. Casual elegant

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is easily the best restaurant in town for my money. The menu is unique, exquisitely prepared and presented, and the waitstaff is well-trained. We eat here as often as the budget will allow, both for dinner and for lunch. Great view of the Mississippi and a decent wine cellar, too. I've never has a meal here that was less... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent and the service was better. They had some of the best deep fried cheese that I have ever tasted.

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were staying at the Courtyard Marriott, and were pleased to find a restaurant of this caliber just a short walk from our hotel. It is located on the Mississippi River front, and has an elegantly designed interior and an attractive bar. There is also patio seating available, right on the River's edge. The service was excellent and the food... More 

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Onalaska, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Wife and I went for lunch yesterday. She had the fish tacos (the best I've ever eaten) for the first time and loved them. I had the chicken tortilla soup and the giro. Soup was fantastic! Well seasoned and great texture. The gyro was full of tasty lamb on fresh pita bread. Yummy! Bottom line: The best place in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good food, good service and a great view from the outdoor eating area. What more do you need? Needed a solid meal and some excellent wine and got it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A delightful dinner riverfront with my son. After a short wait we were seated at a faux stone table. Our server recommended a brown ale which was delicious. We ate off the Tavern Menu. There is also a restaurant menu. My son had the Calamari as his main course and i had the burger. Both were superior. Staff was excellent.... More 

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Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were in town for the Dragon boat races on a Saturday and looking for a great spot on the river to sit back, relax and have a cold beer afterwards. This is that place! Granted we were there during the off hours of 3-5pm and it was +90F outside but the covered deck was spacious, sporting ceiling fans and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Started off our anniversary dinner at a different La Crosse restaurant because Waterfront didn't have indoor reservations available until 8:30pm. This turned out to be an expensive mistake. We were seated at our table at 6pm at the other establishment. I ordered a 24 ounce bone in ribeye cooked medium rare. My steak was served to me raw & after... More 

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Additional Information about Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern

Address: 328 Front St S, La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone Number: +1 608-782-5400
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 328 Front St S, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-5400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?