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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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Waverly, Iowa
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is "legend" in this region, and whenever we're passing through, it's a must-stop for dinner. As odd as this might sound, I look most forward to the salad bar. The old railroad motif is charming, and the fireplace (real) in the bar/lounge is welcoming. I simply trust this place for an excellent dinner out on any given night.

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Thank Bill W
Lansing, Iowa
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a recent night out, my husband and I chose the Freighthouse. We had heard great things and were not disappointed. The staff, especially our waiter, were all very friendly and the food was delicious. Very happy with our night out.

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Thank MommaTia85
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met an old friend for dinner here last night. I hadn't eaten here since I was in college (UW-LaCrosse, class of 1990). We'll, the prime rib is just as good as I remember. They do not take reservations but the two of us were able to be seated immediately at 6:30pm. I assume the weather had something to do... More 

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Thank PaperTiger67
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome from start to finish! Very friendly, great service and the food is great. I had Alaskan king crab soooooooo good and fresh. Baked potato is huge and delicious, nice warm loaf of bread, salad bar fresh and delicious! Btw if you like prime rib you have to try theirs you won't believe it when you see... More 

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Thank jpfaff68
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Freighthouse has fabulous food, and great service. It's within walking distance from the Grandstay hotel....a bonus if you're staying there! Live music at night, we didn't stay out that late.

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Thank dmkrusito
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and very good food. We travel a lot to La Crosse I discovered a new favorite. Not the cheapest in town but worth every penny

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Thank Sailoratvacation
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really busy, so I should cut them some slack but it wasn't worth the wait. We waited for 2 HOURS when we were told it would only be between an hour and an hour and a half. We were really ticked when a family came in who knew the host and got a table no more than 5... More 

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Thank Brady J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of La Crosse, WI's favorite dining spots for great food and atmosphere for a special night out or just to come hear the music and have a drink expecially on weekends. We have always gotten great service and wonderful food there. Pricewise, it is a little higher than most local restaurants of class, but well worth it for a... More 

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Thank Alyce W
Oregon, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here and was very impresssed. The food and service was excellent. Will be returning when in the area.

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Thank richiewis
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family we absolutely love the Freighthouse. Besides the fact that the food is excellent. steaks, prime rib, crab, etcetra, the wait staff is top rate. They enjoy their jobs. So they are very friendly, helpful and fun. I love the building. Fireplace blazing in the bar on a winter's night and great entertainment is half the experience. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?