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Freighthouse Restaurant

107 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601-3243
+1 608-784-6211
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (42 reviews)
“prime rib” (75 reviews)
“steak” (88 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
107 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601-3243
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious food and wonderful service. Consistently high quality food and beverages. Staff is very accommodating and friendly. Will go back again.

Thank GrandmaAmy7
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this jewel of a restaurant located near our Hampton Inn and enjoyed the atmosphere (was converted from a Freighthouse). A menu which has many interesting choices offered a wide selection including my excellent steak. All the food we ate had enjoyable flavors we...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been here twice now, once for a wedding reception and once with friends and we had excellent food both times. We had steak, chicken, seafood and a large variety of sides and they were all EXCELLENT, including the salad bar. The service is top...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Freighthouse Restaurant is a short walk from the Charmant Hotel. We had drinks in the bar before we were seated floor dinner. My wife and I both had a filet and desert. The service was terrific, the food and drinks were fantastic, and the...More

Thank Donner65
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I popped in after helping with Oktoberfest parking for a school fundraising function. We had worked all day, worked three hours helping park cars, so we were hungry and tired. The Freighthouse was extremely busy, but we got seated quickly and our...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Train station atmosphere with a unique bar. A fun outside bar . Live music on weekends. Great steaks and seafood. Service was outstanding.

Thank kastner10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in a historic railway freight warehouse and the conversion to a restaurant was very nicely done. We ate here on a little get-away trip which included LaCrosse in September 2017. Though it was a Monday night, the restaurant was quite busy....More

Thank Phyl53590
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in La Crosse for a short vacation and this place was just down the block from our hotel. It was interesting that it either was or was modeled after a old railway terminal. The prices are moderate but the protions...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've never had a bad meal at The Freighthouse. My husband swears the crab legs are the best he's ever had. Fresh salad bar...mushroom appetizers..huge cuts of prime rib cooked perfectly.

Thank Cherie B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Has great atmosphere and good food. Get ready to drop some cash here. Nothing is cheap. The food is good, but not extraordinary. It's a good stake place. It's one of the best options in La Crosse for a great stake. It's also nice location....More

1  Thank Charlie K
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Only advice - no grungy wear. We were in jeans, but business casual would also be appropriate. I wouldn't dress up beyond a business casual level!
2 February 2017|
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Response from Tim M | Reviewed this property |
No reservations.
5 November 2016|
Response from rhgarson | Property representative |
We are not open for Thanksgiving, but we are open Wednesday, November 23 and Black Friday, November 25! Hope to see you for dinner soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-784-6211
Warm atmosphere highlighted by historic building. A menu built on steaks and seafood, with fresh vegetable salad bar and choice of side dish accompany every entree. Varying daily specials, seasonal vegetables, and seasonal served salads.
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