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Kate's on State

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333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We went here for our eldest son and his wife's birthdays. I had their pork special. It was a loin chop browned in a pan then finished in the oven. It had a delicious reduction sauce with brandy, apples, herbs and other items. It came with garlic mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables, that were done perfect. The meat melted in... More 

Thank stevenmD9618PJ
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been a customers for years. The signature dish is a filet mignon, crab ravioli and shrimp, it is great! It is expensive but there a lot of high quality items in that offering. My favorite is Polo Puttanesca, what a great taste sensation. My wife's favorite is Tortellini Oliverto she always looks forward to our... More 

Thank Dick03
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Nice after work dinner with a friend. Quiet on a Thursday evening. Our server was attentive and very knowledgeable about the menu. Bread was served with three delicious spreads/oil.

Thank MinnesconsinGirl
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I recently relocated to La Crosse area from WA state. I have been missing a great seafood meal and I finally found it. I ordered the seafood and wild mushroom ravioli and I actually thought I was home with a view of Puget Sound and more. The seafood was fresh and abundant, the cream sauce was amazing and the ravioli... More 

Thank skayc
onalska, WI
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Kate's on State is my absolute favorite restaurant in La Crosse! Fresh local food, great tasting and wonderful options!! Can't wait to go back - would highly recommend.

Thank beachygirl14
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I LOVE this restaurant. The layout of the restaurant is a fun, eclectic design. The food is excellent as well. If you stop by make sure to save room for some tiramisu or bananas foster (we ordered both!).

Thank Dayton M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I am so mad at this place! I called in advance to mention it was a special occasion. The server did not acknowledge, brought us out wrong bottle of wine. We ordered the steak special and it was $60 (worth 20 at best). We didn't get our leftovers as the server forgot them, and didn't give my stepmother the dessert... More 

2 Thank ShannonMarie0385
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

I cannot say enough about how wonderful this place is...its like Italian meets comfort food meets super fun gourmet plating :) And the owner Kate, is an absolute doll :) Always gives ya way more than you can eat, and we all know how awesome it is to take home easy leftovers! Her specials are amazing everytime!

Thank gerri p
Maplewood, MN
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

After reading the positive reviews we decided to stop in for dinner after a movie at the Rivoli. I wish we hadn't. The menu items we tried were ridiculously over-priced and not tasty. After getting confirmation from our server that the crab cakes were made with lump meat and her representation of them as a big seller, we started with... More 

2 Thank The_Bohemian
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Kate's on State is quite elegant and the food is gourmet and very good. It is fine dining at its best, but just be prepared to pay for the experience. The service is awesome, and the menu is unique as is the wine list. Great date or anniversary location.

Thank Lisa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: 16087843354

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?