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The Depot Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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200 N. Water St., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821-1335
+1 608-326-8548
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just remodeled last fall and should be opening soon for the spring and summer/fall visitors. Great sandwiches and call drinks.

Kericho, Kenya
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I went solo, wanting to see what the Depot had to offer in the way of food. There is a small dining area on the opposite side of the bar. I was there at an odd hour, so not many people were there, but I ordered the Swiss Burger with fries and it was very good! Prices a bit high,... More 

Thank Revdebo
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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545 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

My wife and I visited Villa Louis and the Fur Trade Museum before stpping in for a quick lunch. The service was great and food cam out correct and fast. Not and extensive menu, but plenty to choose from for lunch on the go. Would recommend it to a friend. Enjoy.

Thank JesseWhite
Dalton, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Lots of history in this place and the bartender was very informative. Didn't eat, but atmosphere and staff were all friendly!

Thank luv4jamaica
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

The bartenders are very nice and they make a mean Bloody Mary. It is fried or deep fried food, but they do a good job with that. Beautiful view of the Mississippi River.

Thank Marcy B
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great location, good burgers, chicken strips and cheese balls. Great stop for lunch after hiking at Effigy Mounds. Right along the river!

Thank RRRozell
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and I'm glad we did! Great food, decent service, beautiful setting. Definitely would go again!

Thank justllama
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for a couple beers after walking along the river. The bartender was very easy to talk to and handled the large crowd that came in well. Very clean and rustic atmosphere. Anyone can fit in here, that's what is nice about Wisconsin bars.

1 Thank Jason H
Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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114 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were driving around the island west of Prairie Du Chien and ran into this place. We were curious about the obviously 1800's building. The owner has retained much of the original interior of the building. The staff was very friendly and the service was quick. They answered lots of questions that we had about the old buildings in the... More 

1 Thank UpNorth13
Jesup, Iowa, United States
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2014

The service at the bar was terrible! I got my first beer after about 15 min.but after that I never got served again. I had the empty bottle and money on the edge of the bar and even tried to speak to her as she walked by, and was totally egnored. Even the couple setting next to me couldn't believe... More 

1 Thank Jeff P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N. Water St., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Prairie du Chien
  • Phone Number: +1 608-326-8548

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?