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333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
608-784-3354
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Our nine-year old granddaughter chose Kate's for her special birthday meal. For a person this age, she has a very discerning palate. Six of us dined here on a Saturday night, and since it was prom night, we had the added pleasure of watching the colorfully attired young ladies and men walk down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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De Pere, Wisconsin
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De Pere, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Our nine-year old granddaughter chose Kate's for her special birthday meal. For a person this age, she has a very discerning palate. Six of us dined here on a Saturday night, and since it was prom night, we had the added pleasure of watching the colorfully attired young ladies and men walk down the street in the heart of downtown... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Kate's is the place we pick for date night. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere relaxing and service top notch. When you find a place like this its hard to go elsewhere.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The special was good but not amazing; the ravioli stuffed with lobster was very good and tasty, the meat was just okay. The wine list was lacking good wines, and the specialty wines were slightly better but overpriced for the quality. I don´t mind paying a high amount for a great meal, but this one was not worth it.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I LOVE this place. We don't typically choose Italian when we dine out, but this is one of our all-time favorite restaurants (and we've been to good restaurants around the world). The flavors are outstanding! Great and unique selection on the menu, as well as very good selection of wines. We've been there many times and will... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My daughter and I went there for dinner and at first I was really excited. When we were seated we were put in with a table of four on our left and two on our right so close together that it was totally uncomfortable. The dinner was about 40 each and it was just not that good. I would have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had a great time here. I've heard greatly divergent reviews of this place, but I really liked both the wine -- a good, honest Chianti, not over-priced -- and my hearty, substantial veal stew. Service was terrific. It was the real thing -- l'll come back soon.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Come to this little corner dining establishment and enjoy a wonderful pasta dish amidst a beautiful decor. Although there was a steak and also a pork entree, most of the entrees were freshly prepared pasta with quite an array of sauces and ingredients. Pasta Carbonera was my choice and I never looked back. A very good salad was included as... More 

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Kingston, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food and service was excellent. We were looking for a place with good food, one that could accommodate food allergies and allow they didn't have a special child menu, the staff was very accommodating. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates good food!

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
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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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Address: 333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
Phone Number: 608-784-3354
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: 608-784-3354

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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