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Rudy's Drive In Restaurant

1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
+1 608-782-2200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chili dog” (14 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for business, a few of us wanted a quick bite before heading to the hotel. While the food at Rudy’s was quite good, the experience was the best part. There were several classic cars in the parking lot. The servers were on roller...More

Thank Walking16
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I had the triple burger and cheese curds and a root beer .My son had 3 chili dogs large fries and 2 root beers.all for about 23 bucks not bad.The food was delicious and food was hot and delivered to our table fast.If your in...More

Thank John r
Reviewed May 2, 2018

What's not to like about a classic drive-in with car hops on rollerskates? I mean, seriously, how often do you see that anymore. It had been ages since I'd been to Rudy's and wanted my wife and son to have the experience so we stopped...More

Thank ZeusSNC
Reviewed December 2, 2017

I have been going here since I was a kid. I love the root beer with a grilled cheese basket. They have picnic tables for family's to gather and have a meal together and also inside seating. The big draw are the car hops with...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Always fun to go to Rudy’s! Prices are very reasonable and have car service and picnic tables. Roller skating servers deliver delicious root beer floats, turtle sundaes, buffalo burgers, etc. Remember to bring cash as they don’t do cards.

Thank Penny D
Reviewed August 21, 2017

I always make it a priority to go to Rudy's once a summer if not more. You can't be the old dinner prices. I always get a burger, chili cheese fries, and ice cream. It usually is always good visit. I have learned it is...More

Thank Nicole R
Management response:Responded August 29, 2017

Thanks for reaching out to us, nrh_30. We are sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your recent visit. We have high expectations for all of our guests, and we sincerely apologize that those were not met during your visit. We also...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017

We went here twice during our visit, once for lunch and once for ice cream. The food and ice cream is outstanding. The waitresses are on roller skates so it is a neat thing to see. Although not real cheap, the food is very good.More

Thank Snowleftbehind
Management response:Responded August 22, 2017

Snowleftbehind, thank you so much for the wonderful, 5 STAR review! We are so glad that you have enjoyed dining with us, and we are pleased to have met your expectations! Thank you for your loyalty and support, and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Roller skating car hops but it rained so just walking. Lots of options greatfish sandwich and onion rings

Thank MikeJennyQ
Management response:Responded August 12, 2017

MikeJennyQ, thank you for the 5 STAR review! We sincerely appreciate your kind feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy our menu selection, and we cannot wait to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

What can you say when you can have a good chili dog for 99 cents and a root beer float for 2.90 brought to you in your car by a roller skating college student. Fund for a good time

Thank MnTreker
Management response:Responded August 2, 2017

MnTreker, thank you for the positive review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and the atmosphere that we provide, and we hope that you will stop in again before the season is over! Have a wonderful weekend!

Reviewed July 6, 2017

We were looking for a place for lunch after getting off the La Crosse Queen and we saw an ad in a brochure. We had 2 cars so we sat inside. The service was great and so was the food. But the best part was...More

Thank Bork98
Management response:Responded July 11, 2017

Thank you so much for joining us and for taking the time to leave a review of 5 STARS, Bork98! We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your son! It was our pleasure to have you! We hope that you enjoyed the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-2200
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