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The Root Note

115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-782-7668
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“crepes” (42 reviews)
“coffee house” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crepes were just ok. Give me a pancake from Cracker Barrel any day. Water served in a mason jar with no ice. We are in the U.S., right? The place only takes cash. But, what really made me mad was we placed our order...More

Thank Jimmy G
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We are from Australia and I'll tell you, it is hard to get a good coffee. But.....here they serve a fantastic coffee! Best we had in the USA. We all had the crepes too, different ones and all were fantastic. Very chatty staff too, really...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Always tough to find the real deal perfectly done, but espresso at The Root Note is spot on. Problem is that their beer selection is top-notch, too! Go here!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Their lattes and crepes are yummy and the ingredients are local whenever possible. The interior is quite interesting, I would describe it as rustic with mostly second hand furnishings. Very clean. This place can get crowded when they have music. They serve alcohol and coffee...More

Thank eraestua
Reviewed December 31, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed dinner there. I definitely was the oldest person in the place by 40 years (I am 74). I thought the food was OK but a little overpriced and the service was slower than we Expected

Thank Keith B
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Just as before, espresso was perfectly made and delicious. Very reliable for high-quality coffee. Crepes, other munchies, and often live entertainment are lovely bonuses.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Root Note was by far my UW L daughter's favorite coffee shop and study site. Whenever I'd visit, we'd find time to sit and catch up at this hip and welcoming venue. Great wait staff. Super coffee. Excellent vibe for locals, students and out-of-town...More

Thank Callie C
Reviewed October 28, 2017

I love the hipster vibe of this cafe. It is easy to miss on 4th street because there isn't any huge or lit signage. Although it appears to be a coffee house, they do serve alcohol, but the menu is not extensive. The beers are...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This was a fun little shop where we had savory crepes for dinner and my kids shared a sweet one. The drinks were yum and there were broad games and books to keep us entertained. I loved the stage and hope to see something on...More

Thank Shannonmarye
Reviewed July 30, 2017

we stopped right at openings and the coffee is strong and flavorful. berry crepe was full of berry preserves and the cream on top was amazing

Thank MnTreker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-7668
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