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Freighthouse Restaurant

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107 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-784-6211
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was born and raised in LaCrosse... I have traveled all around the world as a flight attendant and can, say without a doubt, that The Freighthouse has the BEST CRAB LEGS anywhere!!!! This is our go-to place for all special occasions when we are in town visiting family!! The food is always spot on, and the service is awesome!... More 

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Wayland, IA
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose the Freighthouse to host a celebration. I called a few months in advance and was very pleased with the service I received from John and Tom. They were very accommodating and helped us come up with a location to host 10 families, approximately 30 people. The restaurant does not normally offer a kids menu but they were willing... More 

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Evansville, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm in LaCrosse on a retreat, staying at the Charmant Hotel. Looking for a nice dinner, and there's what is probably a perfectly fine restaurant in the hotel. But I'm always a little intimidated by French restaurants (pommes frites, haricot vert, etc.) so I head on down the street to the Freighthouse, my first visit. This was at 5:30 p.m.... More 

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Marion, Iowa
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a Saturday night during a local festival, so were surprised at immediate seating around 7pm. Service was wonderful, both from our drink and food servers. My husband and I each ate from the special menu - swordfish and the most tender filet I've ever eaten. Portions were generous and there was an option to use the... More 

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Thank trigirl66
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frequent this place for special occasions or just a Friday night out , have never been disappointed. I do recommend reservations , typically you are on a wait if not . Which is expected in a fine dinning establishment . Servers are always on point and friendly , taking orders, delivering food and drink on time . Food always blows... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Freight is a wonderful restaurant with real old train outside. It is right along side the Mississippi River. Inside is gorgeous with old wooden timbers about 30 feet up. The food is absolutely great as is dessert. I had sirloin and it was delicious. My son always has the Prime Rib.. We were there after the rehearsal for my... More 

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Thank Linda E
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Freighthouse is a classic restaurant that offers typical midwestern fare. Good steaks and fish. Plenty of other choices. Good beer and wine selection. Great service. Interesting building was a freight depot in it's younger years.

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Arkansas
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have a "nice" dinner in one of La Crosse's better restaurants. I can't say we were surprised because of the great reviews that the Freighthouse had received. We were seated by one of the owners (who, on being asked, gave us a short history of the place). Our waiter knew the menu and ran the day's specials... More 

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Thank Greg S
Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended and within walking distance of our hotel. It has a beautiful bar and a separate restaurant section. We ate in the bar. We had a very nice server who had just graduated from college. I had a filet mignon which as good but not scrumptious (a bit dry), a great salad, and dessert. My husband ordered... More 

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Plover
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I have visited the Freighthouse many times while in LaCrosse. Every visit has been wonderful. We enjoyed cocktails in their lounge before dinner. The service & food was superb! We all ordered the crab & prime rib combination. The servings are so generous I can never finish my entree. They offer a salad bar with their dinner. You will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-784-6211
Description
Warm atmosphere highlighted by historic building. A menu built on steaks and seafood, with fresh vegetable salad bar and choice of side dish accompany every entree. Varying daily specials, seasonal vegetables, and seasonal served salads.

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