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Kate's on State

333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
608-784-3354
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Ranked #30 of 163 Restaurants in La Crosse
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We finally made it to Kate's On State (it's actually now Kate's "on 4th and Main", downtown). Due to our schedules, we went early on a Monday and as expected, pretty much had the place to ourselves. Needless to say, service was excellent. I did note from other reviews, issues when the restaurant is busy and there were (empty) tables... More

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Milwaukee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Kate’s was introduced to me on a business trip several years back by a colleague and I have since made Kate’s a must on any business trip to Lacrosse area. The staff is well trained and have a wonderful wine selection but this is just a tip of the iceberg. Kate’s signature dishes are truly original and authentic. I have... More

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Farmington, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We found Kate's by chance. The four of us had different pastas - all were fabulous. Love the atmosphere, the service was excellent, and although the prices are on the high side, the freshness of the food and the unique dishes are well worth the price. Will definitely be back!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Kates on State...sort of a misnomer as it is located at the corner of Fourth and Main Streets in Downtown La Crosse. We passed on appetizers, reluctantly but, were glad we did after ordering salads that were more than substantial and very very good. We both elected pasta dishes with chicken,... More

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Wisconsin
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38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We actually meant to go to Kate's pizza or something else but found this first and realized later we were not at our intended destination! This was really good anyway. I had some fantastic chicken gnocchi and a great cucumber martini. I was there with people from work and they seemed to enjoy their food too. I liked the atmosphere... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great location in downtown La Crosse with an excellent selection of dinner choices. The food is always delicious.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We will definitely be back. We had a party of 2 A and 1 C. We all shared the the veggie salad (yummy), an order of the macaroni and cheese (OMG yummy), and a medium sausage/pepperoni pizza (very good but the sauce is sweet). We brought home leftovers. Service was good and the decor was snazzy! A little pricer than... More

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Coon Valley, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The food here is always delicious, especially the steak & lobster ravioli! The servers are very well informed on the menu and they're very attentive. Tables are a bit close together here so it can be quite noisy.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've eaten here many times and always had a great meal. The entrees are quite interesting and the portions hearty. There are a lot of seafood options, which I like, and the quality of the seafood is excellent. It is a bit crowded and can be a little loud, but I like that it is not too stuffy.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I went here with my wife to try something new. My wife is a very picky eater. Their menu is very unique and limited. Don't expect to find your normal dinner club menu options here. The waitstaff was pushy and not customer service minded. Perhaps the rudeness comes from thinking they are better than they are? I would not recommend.

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