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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took our family here after visiting for River fest. It was our first time in town and had a full minivan full of passengers. We ended up leaving when the lady taking our order was rude and very impatient with us while we were...More

Thank Dustin G
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dustin, we are very sorry to hear that this was the experience you had here. We have much higher expectations for every customer that we serve and we want to offer you our sincere apology. We would love to find out a bit more about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun old fashion drive-in food. Waitresses on skates and $2 burgers with 99 cent root beer floats. Throw back to the 60's that should be added to any trip.More

Thank James C
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

James, thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you were able to take advantage of some of our specials for the month of June, and we hope to see you back again soon to try more off of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. There are a few booths inside, picnic tables outside and you may eat in you car. It is a drive-in. Most servers are on roller skates. The fare is typical drive in with hotdogs, burgers, ice cream. The root beer...More

Thank Don C
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Don, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write us such a positive, thorough review! We love hearing feedback like this from our customers. When you're happy, we're happy! We hope your experience with us will keep you coming back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

June is 99 cent root beer float month, no need to say more. These were so good we went back the next afternoon and again that night.More

Thank ToddSIndiana
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

ToddSIndiana, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! Wow, 5 STARS! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our delicious root beer floats and that they've kept you coming back! Hopefully we will see you many more times in...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Went there over Memorial Weekend. Root Beer was very good. Hot dogs were good but the hot dogs were very small, more for a young child, not adult. Cheese curds were the frozen kind, not fresh. Would not go back if I was going just...More

Thank Luvs2Travel5914
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Luvs2Travel5914, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We apologize that your recent visit with us wasn't satisfactory. Hopefully you will give us another chance in the future to try other items on our menu. Thanks again for your feedback to...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Typical drive in menu. Good burgers and fries. Nice variety in menu. Drinks are served in heavy glass mugs. The ice cream choices are varied, flavor burst cone anyone? The chocolate soft serve is so creamy and delicious!Loved that the waitresses were in poodle skirts...More

Thank lourdesrunners
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My wife and I ate recently at Rudy's Drive-In while in the La Crosse area. I had first heard about the place many years ago on TV and finally had the chance to try it out. We arrived just after 5:30 p.m. on a warm...More

Thank jahoduluth
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were staying at a hotel nearby and wanted something other than typical fast food to eat, and we didn't want to spend an hour in a restaurant so we decided to check out Rudy's. First off, make sure you have cash or checks...they don't...More

Thank LuvMex828
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The quintessential drive-in. Burgers, hot dogs, malts, shakes, root beer and root beer floats. Tastes just like it did in the 50's and 60's except, we didn't have buffalo burgers and turkey burgers on the menu. Great drive in food, car hops on roller skates...More

Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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