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1203 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3611
+1 608-785-1227
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10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Onalaska, United States
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The only place to go in western Wisconsin if you're craving an Italian Beef or a Chicago Dog. It tastes just like you're sitting in the Windy City enjoying these famous treats. Atmosphere is dated, but it just adds to the charm.

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Thank Mike S
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is one of the best hot dog place around here. Italian sausage is the best. My husband lovechicago dog. Their pepper is so yummy. It is not the cleanest place though.

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Thank Piraon S
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

You need to have a bit of thicker skin to come here. The two owners are nice guys but they call it like it is....sometimes that offends people...I understand! Food has always been consistently good. I live three hours away, my UWL daughter doesn't care for the place but my mom and I love it. I agree it could be... More 

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Thank tottercop
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This place is more/less fast food and is a perfect place to go to when you can't think of anywhere to go. For the money, I say they have the number one double cheese burger in town. The Italian Combo is also top notch. Ask for it with hot peppers and dipped if you're feeling brave and willing to sacrifice... More 

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Thank Jason901
Rio, Wisconsin
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321 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

I love Beef & Etc. The atmosphere is the perfect Chicago Dive sandwich shop. Ed and the staff maintain that crappy, pushy Chicago attitude (I don't think on purpose). The Chicago dogs are great, the Italian Beef is wonderful, and the fries taste with a hint of beer. Great food!

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Thank Richard M
De Pere, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

The boyfriend had been wanting to grab food here for a while (he's eaten there before), so one day we stopped but I was planning on grabbing a sandwich elsewhere. He ordered and had almost paid when I changed my mind and ordered a meatball sandwich. The wonderful smells in the place won me over. Nothing fancy about Beef &... More 

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Thank Kayla S
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

There is a reason Beef & Etc named themselves that way. The Spicy Italian Beef sandwiches are out of this world! It is a bit of a dive and most.people only discover it from word of mouth. The place is decked out with Chicago pride. Good place for a random lunch.

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

This place literally looks like it was a builing shipped from Chicago. You can't get food like this at home, it's even worth overlooking the greasy spoon atmosphere. Try the Italian beef or a Chicago dog.

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Thank Lisa J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

Authentic Beef Stand type of food. My favs are the Italian Beef and the meatball sandwiches!

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Thank sherrypicha
North Mankato, Minnesota
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Great hot roast beef sandwiches and the real Chicago dogs. Don't be put off by the surroundings. It ain't glamorous. But den not a lot of Chicago is, right?

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Thank MankatoJim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1203 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3611
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-785-1227

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