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Fat Sam's Main Street Bistro - CLOSED

412 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-4015
+1 608-782-7267
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“kettle chips” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Delicatessen, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-4015
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

We really enjoyed the food and service was exceptional. Then we went to the restroom that was very dirty and hadn't he been cleaned in months. We were scared to wash our hands in there. Also the restroom was not handicap accessible which we didn't...More

Thank L2425LSjessicah
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We were in La Crosse visiting my daughter who attends college at UWL. After a morning of shopping, we wanted to try something new for lunch. My daughter had heard about Fat Sam's Main Street Bistro from a friend so we decided to try it....More

Thank 4reuks
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a family visit on a Thursday. Not busy at all. The menu is sandwiches and a few salads. It's not a pretty place... but that matters not because the sammies are amazing!!! I had the loaded Rueben. BEST IVE EVER HAD!!!...More

Thank CyDogg
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

You won't want to beat down the door to get here but if you're in town and need lunch I would recommend. Had the Boss...turkey and pastrami on rye with spicy dressing. Good.

Thank John S
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stopped here for lunch after finding it online. We wanted to avoid the chains and Fat Sam's is a good local choice. A wide variety of sandwiches. We had 3 different sandwiches and they were all very good. Our waitress was good and when...More

Thank upnorthjohne
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Everything here is amazing! We were looking for a non-chain place for lunch. Located in downtown LaCrosse- quaint atmosphere- kids had enough options too. I ordered the chicken salad sandwich- fantastic. My husband and father-in-law shared a Pastreuben and Chuck Norris because they couldn't decide...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed July 27, 2016

On a beautiful day in La Crosse, our party enjoyed lunch at Fat Sams street side table. There were four of us, and had never eaten at Fat Sams before. We ordered The Hummus (7.99), 1/2 Tuscan w/ Salad Bar (8.99), 1/2 Veggie Panini w/Salad...More

Thank chickone
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a great place. When walking by, you wouldn't believe how great the restaurant is, even late at night. Our party came in at 815 pm and the food was still amazing. The waitress was very friendly and knowledgable. We will definitely be back!

Thank Alisa J
Reviewed May 25, 2016

I don't even need to write anything here, a sandwich restaurant called Fat Sam's you should just assume that it is amazing. On a real note this place is incredible and not that expensive. One of my local favorites!!

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed February 27, 2016

I had the cheese and tomato sandwich and it was so good I have been hesitant to branch out and try something new. I have started branching out and it is all great. The olive burger is just ok. The artichoke dip is the best...More

Thank 60403Mary
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-4015
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-7267
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