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Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern

328 Front St S, 328 Front St S, 54601, La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI 54601-4023
+1 608-782-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
328 Front St S, 328 Front St S, 54601, La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI 54601-4023
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1 - 10 of 511 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have dined many times in this restaurant. The food is all scratch prepared by chefs. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu, but USDA prime steaks are a sure hit. Dining in the restaurant is a one and a half hour experience....More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoy ourselves every time we visit this restaurant. We enjoy their brunch offerings during the warmer months, but also love nice dinners during the evening hours. The staff is wonderful and the food is always very well prepared. The menu is...More

Thank Michael K
TheWaterfr0nt, Director of Sales at Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Michael! We are so pleased that you are frequent visitors to The Waterfront and thank you for your continued patronage. We will be kicking off new menus items to lunch, dinner and tavern menus in the next few weeks so...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice atmosphere and food was delicious. Nice view of the river and pleasant appearance. I had lunch here therefore not able to state what it is like in the evening.

Thank kevinbold
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is beautiful and the service exceptional. Food is delicious grab a burger served hot and with a friendly smile. Stop here if near LaCrosse, you will not be disappointed.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ( my family of 5) came here for dinner for a midweek meal. The waitress immediately brought my kids coloring books and took their order. They didn’t have a special kids menu but would make basically anything they wanted. They had the typical Mac...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had great service, eating on the patio on a Saturday afternoon. Food and drinks where on point. Views of the river was awesome!!!More

Thank Boz724
TheWaterfr0nt, Director of Sales at Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and your review. We are so happy you joined us for Summer Brunch on the Patio! This is fairly new for us and a well kept secret yet:) We will end brunch season on Labor Day weekend so we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of six came for a late lunch. Food was just okay. All ate the salad with chicken or salmon. The service was slow and we had to ask for refills. The kicker was it was a birthday celebration. We asked if they had...More

Thank 2014mary
TheWaterfr0nt, Director of Sales at Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you that you experienced less than amazing service at our restaurant. That does not sound like our normal standard of service and we will definitely follow up to see why you had...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a place. Great food. Great service. Great view. We had the walleyed and it was wonderful. Did I mention Great Drinks. I highly recommendMore

Thank William D
TheWaterfr0nt, Director of Sales at Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and your review William. We do have a beautiful view located right on the banks of the Mississippi River. We hope you were able to visit our outdoor Patio. We filet all our fish in house and it is brought...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful venue has comfortable seating in the patio, a diverse menu and reasonable prices for brunch. All if the food we ordered was excellent. I look forward to going back for dinner.

Thank IreneKL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I drove 3 hours from our home in Illinois to have what they call Sunday brunch, but it is an order off the menu type. They have a nice menu of drinks to start with. I had a mimosa and my husband...More

Thank boot1973
TheWaterfr0nt, Director of Sales at Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so thrilled that you chose to visit The Waterfront Restaurant, especially with a 3 hour drive! It is a beautiful drive from either direction if you are able to come up the river. Our dinner is just as phenomenal as our brunch service...More

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Diane H
May 27, 2017|
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Response from TheWaterfr0nt | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have had sea bass on our menu before. We do change out our menu seasonally and we also change out our Chef features weekly if not even more frequently. This is where we can showcase fresh... More
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Linda K
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Dancersmom5 | Reviewed this property |
I would check with them. I know they are taking reservations and also to make sure they don't have any wedding bookings, etc.
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David M
July 23, 2016|
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Response from TheWaterfr0nt | Property representative |
We do not enforce a dress code in our Tavern, Dining Room or Patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Front St S, 328 Front St S, 54601, La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI 54601-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-5400
  • E-mail
Description
The Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern features seasonal American cuisine in a casual fine-dining setting. Full service outdoor patio is open three seasons with roofing system that allows enjoyment rain or shine. Happy Hour Monday through Friday and live entertainment weekly.
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