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Digger's Sting

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3rd Street, La Crosse, WI
Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere and good food

Had a wonderful dinner last night. Nice relaxing atmosphere with excellent food. I had the filet and my husband had the ribeye. Salad was fresh and had lots of variety and the clam chowder was very good. Sides of garlic smashed red potatoes and the vegetable mix were very tasty as well. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
otistboneunser
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night. Nice relaxing atmosphere with excellent food. I had the filet and my husband had the ribeye. Salad was fresh and had lots of variety and the clam chowder was very good. Sides of garlic smashed red potatoes and the vegetable mix were very tasty as well. Our server Jason was very accommodating and offered... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My husband and I dined here tonight and were unexpectedly impressed with many things and a little disappointed with a couple of things. We had a cocktail at the bar before dinner. The bartender was absolutely fantastic. Sam was friendly, engaging and made excellent cocktails. We ordered southern comfort old fashioned sours. She hand muddled them in front of us.... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There food is wonderful. My husband had their fish special. I had their shrimp alfredo, yummy. You can't go wrong. The service was very good.

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I decided to try something new and we came upon Digger's. The atmosphere was like going back to what a Speakeasy would be like. Prices were a bit high, but the food was good and the service was great.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Digger's does a great job of providing great food, great service in a great historic setting. Definitely order the escargot and prime rib!!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Digger's is usually consistently good, especially prime rib and seafood; though earlier in February 2015 I got a poor meal....first time out of probably 50 visits. I'd still rate Digger's as in the top three for the greater La Crosse area.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A large group of us went there to celebrate several people's birthdays. We had reservations in the back room so we were by ourselves. The service was great and so was the food. We had taken a birthday cake for the birthday boys. The waiter was very accommodating with plates, extra forks, etc. so we could easily serve the dessert... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Even though they were completely dead they wouldn't let me order off the dinner menu at the bar. Only sandwiches. I pointed out their was no one there so why not. Bartender wouldn't do it so I left. I was kind of surprised you would think she could have used a tip on such a slow night and I am... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

this would be it. You can imagine him holding court in the far corner. It is like a old family supper club. The food is quite good. Hard to explain but they know how to do it.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Having lived in La Crosse for a few years now, and having never been to Digger's, I had high hopes and eager expectations when we arrived for our 8:30 dinner reservation. We were greeted by a kind staff, a welcoming atmosphere and a secluded, candlelit table near the bar. My husband ordered a Makers Mark Old Fashioned and was extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3rd Street, La Crosse, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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