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Howie's

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A La Crosse landmark for decades, Howie's has been a gathering place for friends and families alike. Our menu is loaded with mouthwatering appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, wraps and salads. Our in-house smoked meats and wings highlight a large portion of our menu in addition to our fresh, never frozen Certified Hereford Beef burgers. This is La Crosse’s Hometown Hangout.
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed May 27, 2019

This was our first time here. It was Sunday about 11:30 AM and the Sunday breakfast crowd had left and the Bloody Mary bar was closing. Not a big deal as this was a family outing to meet relatives for lunch. Beer is more reasonably...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bruce M
Ryan J, Manager at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thanks, Bruce, for this wonderful feedback. We are delighted that all members of your family enjoyed their meals and beverages. We will be sure to let Taylor and the rest of our fabulous wait staff know how much you appreciated their fabulous service. We look...More

Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed my Wisconsin Experience at Howie’s tremendously. Cheese curds to die for, Spotted Cow beer, and other delicious food 🥘. Our waiter, Alex, a handsome, accommodating young man enhanced our experience. Kudos to Alex for being so kind to four old ladies.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lenoreps
Ryan J, Manager at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Wow!! Thank you so very much for your 5-star rating and review. We are delighted that your experience with us was wonderful, and we’ll be sure to pass your kind words on to Alex. Thank you so much for this, and know that we look...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Wife and I shared an excellent Howie’s Cheese Steak and onion rings. Plenty for 2, delicious! Our waitress was superb, friendly and really helpful. Will return soon!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Hammerhead44
Ryan J, Manager at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Hammerhead44, thank you for your positive review and 5 star rating! We are so glad to hear that we met your expectations with our food and service! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Take care.

Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Loved their Bloody Mary bar. We went back a couple hours later for lunch and the food was not good at all. I should have just gotten another bloody and ate more sausage, cheese and pickles.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank waurlas
Ryan J, Manager at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you for your candid feedback, waurlas. We are sorry to hear that your food quality was not up to par. This information is disappointing and please note that this review has been passed on to our concerned staff. We truly hope that you will...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great atmosphere lots of beverage choices good food generous portions and friendly staff! We will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bkucaj
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you for your review and for choosing our restaurant. I'm happy that you enjoyed your visit and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our restaurant. Take care, Bkucaj!

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

A month ago I came here and found a hair in my sandwich, and came today and my friend found two pieces of hair in her nachos. Very disappointed and will not be eating here againMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Katherine A
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Katherine, we too are concerned to hear about the experiences you had. Please accept our sincerest apologies for letting you down in such a critical area. I hope you will consider contacting us. We would welcome a chance to show you a better dining experience...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Looking for eat in establishment, not too loud, sports bar atmosphere, it was about 4:30, casual to business casual, college age to over 50, greeted and could choose where we sat due not being busy. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Multiple choices of sports on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cherrie H
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thanks for taking the time out of your schedule to leave us this review, Cherrie! We will definitely be passing your compliments on to our staff. We are so glad you dined with us, and it will be our pleasure to serve you again soon...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while waiting for someone to wake up from surgery. Had to have a bloody of course. It was very very good!!! We had the pretzel bites to start which are to die for and then 2 people had a cheeseburger and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lindseyrae4455
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thanks for taking the time out of your schedule to leave us this review, Lindsey! We will definitely be passing your compliments on to our staff. We are so glad you dined with us, and it will be our pleasure to serve you again soon...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Stopped in Last Saturday for a late lunch, place was packed, Wisconsin game on so no brainer. Ordered 2 bloody mary's, appetizer, she had a regular burger with garlic mayo and provolone, I had the kansas city crunch total was around $50. Server we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mike C
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thanks for sharing your review with us, Mike. We appreciate your kind words, and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal! Hope to see you in again soon.

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic time here. It wasn't too busy and my family had some of the best food we had on our road trip. Great location and service. I will be back

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mcmwhaley
Ryan J, Owner at Howie's, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! I hope your next visit is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with, Mcmwhaley.

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