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Big Al's Pizza

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115 3rd St, La Crosse, WI 54601
608-782-7550
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Pizza

When in LaCrosse, we always have to make a stop at Big Al's. Great thin crust pizza with sausage and cheese. Great downtown location with good proximity to hotels. Service very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I loved the nostalgic signs and decor. We had a great server that was friendly and efficient. The food was hot and delicious. The dinner salad was enough for 2 people and cost $4.00. I would definitely go back! Pizza was awesome too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Ordered pizza from Big Als to be delivered to the Radisson where we were staying. It was Fourth of July and they were extremely busy with orders. They said it would be about an hour and it was exactly. They forgot the paper plates and napkins I requested but went back to get them and returned 5 minutes later. There... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I absolutely love Big Al's pizza, I don't go all fancy, just sausage and pepperoni but it is great, Can eat a large by myself it is so good.

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Jamesville, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My daughter and I stopped in for a pizza and were pleasantly surprised by very nice and attentive wait staff and great food (the beer was good for me too). There are TVs everywhere, but the noise level was not bad, even during happy hour. The Pizza was good as were the appetizers. And they have plenty of non pizza... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

When in LaCrosse, we always have to make a stop at Big Al's. Great thin crust pizza with sausage and cheese. Great downtown location with good proximity to hotels. Service very good.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everytime we are in LaCross we stop here. The pizza is fantastic. There are ton a specialty ones to choose from. Would recomened to anyone looking for good Pizza and Beer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My daughter attends UW-LaCrosse, and we make sure that Big Al's is one of our destinations almost every visit. The bar/restaurant has an eclectic atmosphere, and the calzones are phenomenal. I would love to comment on additional menu items, but I just can't pass up the opportunity to indulge in the pizza-pastry. They do take a bit of time, but... More 

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Lacrosse, Wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've done Big Als for pprobably 30 years for burgers and pizza. The other night, rather than wait an hour for another nearby place, I said lets Tr Big Als and get an entre. It was a pleasent surprise. I had the baked chicken breast - Pasta, meat sauce, onions, peppers, and cheese. She had the Pene pasta chicken breast,... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I go to Big Al's almost once a week for lunch. They have friendly wait-staff and good food. They frequently have good lunch specials like half priced burgers. The pizza is very good but takes awhile which can be difficult on an hour lunch. The inside has some neat decor as well.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I were there a couple weeks ago after some Christmas shopping...we've always had their pizza before, which is very good, so this time I ordered a hamburger and my wife ordered a calzone. Yuk! (It didn't help that the waiter asked my wife "What would you like to drink, darlin'?" I almost popped him when he said... More 

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Address: 115 3rd St, La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone Number: 608-782-7550
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
Cuisine: Pizza

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  • Address: 115 3rd St, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: 608-782-7550

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  • Cuisine: Pizza

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