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Digger's Sting

3rd Street, La Crosse, WI
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Ranked #5 of 162 Restaurants in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Cleveland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Our group of eight had arrived in La Crosse and were trying to find a place that satisfy our various tastes and dining requirements. A hotel employee recommended Digger's Sting and we're glad she did! A short 3-block walk from our hotel found us entering this uniquely decorated restaurant. While it looks like a fancy "joint" from days gone by,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I like to go to places in a town /city that are really only there...so this place was perfect. OLD SCHOOL...a throw back to like 1940. The vibe was fun and we went for an early lunch so super quiet. Real napkins/real glasses... I had the prime rib sandwich wish was AWESOME and a salad w/ house dressing which was... More

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Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

forget piggy's, forget the freighthouse - here is the best steak in town. i brought friends from europe here and they couldn't believe the quality and the value. good meat, good fish, and good service

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent food, casual, older dining room experience, friendly staff! My sons have chosen this for some of their birthday dinners, as well as general family and friend outings. The reputation for this restaurant is often word of mouth, as you might not just "choose" it from walking by. The charm is realized as you enter, get seated and enjoy the... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I visited Digger's sting on a Wednesday evening in La Crosse. The restaurant was reasonably busy for a Wednesday which was a good sign of things to come. The waiter seated us and was very friendly and helped explain some of the menu items. We ordered a ribeye steak (with baked potato), A steak and blue cheese... More

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Chicagoland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A nice local place in La Crosse. I went there on a Friday for dinner. The Bad: They were out of several kinds of potato and ALMOST out of prime rib. No desserts made in house. Dimly lit old dining room (might have been on purpose). Salad was so-so. The Good: Excellent Garlic Bread! It is almost like a fresh... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We chose this place based on Trip Advisor ratings and were not disappointed. It is total Old School Charm. We took our kids early in the evening and were only one of three tables in use. They didn't have a kids menu, but were very flexible to our requests for cut veggies and pasta with sauce on the side. We... More

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Rice Lake, WI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If not for TripAdvisor, we wouldn't have found this place. The outside of the building is very unassuming, but once inside you really do take a step back in time with the cozy tables, soft lighting, relaxing music and old Hollywood photos on the wall. Our waitress was helpful, and checked on us without being intrusive. As others have said,... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Digger's is our "go to" special night out. We have been going there for years and are never dissapointed. You will enjoy the "standby steaks"...i recommend the ribeye, or try one of the many fresh fish specials. they do a lot of fresh Hawaiin fish, prepared multiple ways and all are fabulous. The manhattans, old fashioneds, martini's are delicious and... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the place you go when you are on vacation and you want great food and great service. This is where the locals go. No need to advertise, the food is always great. If you want to eat there, especially on the weekends, make sure you have a reservation. You will not be disappointed!

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Additional Information about Digger's Sting

Address: 3rd Street, La Crosse, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American

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