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Pickerman's Soup & Sandwich

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327 Jay St, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-782-7087
10:30 - 19:30
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I'm gluten intolerant, so I obviously couldn't get any of the sandwiches. No gluten free bread options. The salad options were okay. I got the oriental salad and was not impressed with my pile of iceberg lettuce that was supposed to be romaine? My boyfriend got the texas BBQ sandwich and was really excited about it, was just OK. Friends... More 

Thank Lauren Z
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to pickermans and is always my lunch choice when I'm in La Crosse. I love their sandwiches and their soups. Their sandwich bread is fantastic and they have so many good choices. I highly recommend stopping in before you head to a place like jimmy johns.

Thank Mada Z
Appleton, WI
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Well we walked around historic downtown La Crosse, we came across this place and he cited soup and a sandwich sounded good. I was sadly disappointed as it was just a soup and sandwich and probably not really worth $10 each.

Thank khanes
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I have yet to have soup at Pickerman's that was not great. Pickerman's is my place of choice for meeting friends for lunch. It is conveniently located downtown, which of course, means that parking could be an issue. They have a small lot on the side of their building, and usually you can find a space on one of the... More 

Thank VickiBorn
Stoddard, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Pickerman's is a family-owned business. Their sandwiches and soups are a great option for lunch or a quick dinner. Ingredients are fresh and the staff is friendly and accomodating.

Thank KGC521
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I will get right to the point--avoid the vegetable beef soup at Pickerman's. It is the Campbell's condensed vegetable beef soup. Nothing against the canned soup that I grew up on, but I was incredibly upset to be charged $5+ for a bowl of Campbell's soup at a restaurant. I can not speak to the rest of their soup options... More 

Thank jennymcrowley
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152 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

There aren't many good places to eat in La Crosse (sorry, it's true), but pickerman's is one of the best. The soup, sandwiches, and cookies are so good. The best sandwich is the vegetarian; it has veggies, cream cheese, and a really tasty dressing. The chocolate chip and double chocolate chip cookies are soooooooooo gooooooooood. Get them if you go,... More 

Thank Sara R
Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in here after walking around downtown on Oktoberfest. Loved everything about it. The Pastrami was superb and the chili a perfect touch. Busy place but efficient.

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent turkey sandwich and sooo many soup choices. My only complaint is about the service. The waitress was a little flaky and seemed overly ready to go home. She spilled the soup all over the basket, which left half my bread very soggy. Very good otherwise.

Thank Charlotte M
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Pickerman's is a jewel in the sandwich business. They have great bread, great soups, and the selections I have tried are all very tasty. I had a chicken salad sandwich on warm white roll and it was about as good a chicken salad as I have ever had. Not a subway, you can't peer into the glass case and pick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Jay St, La Crosse, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-7087

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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?