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Uptowne Cafe

1217 Caledonia Street, La Crosse, WI 54603
+1 608-535-9990
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“donuts” (4 reviews)
“smoothie” (2 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
1217 Caledonia Street, La Crosse, WI 54603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With my daughter Xmas shopping. Heard this place was good so we checked it out and weren’t disappointed. We ordered the chicken and waffle and were happy with the portion and presentation. Could have used a little seasoning of some kind, but good. We also...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Had a business lunch here and was very happy with the food service and prices. Has kind of an old time feel to it. Pretty small so if you have a large group it may not be what you'd want.

Thank Robert_theDude
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I moved to the area 1 year ago and have found the restaurant scene very different from what we were use to. The Uptown Cafe is quite a wonderful and delicious find for us, with many eclectic options to choice from. The...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food is fresh and delicious the two times I came here. My daughter and I enjoyed our meals very much accompanied by delicious coffee and iced tea. Each time unfortunately the service was slow and we even saw our server talking with the owner...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We all thought our meals were excellent. The food was prepared fresh and with delicious flavor. However we were traveling and the wait was quite long for our food. So plan time if you visit

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I meet on Fridays with a friend for coffee and conversation at the Uptowne Cafe. Coffee is great and everything is homemade and delicious. Breakfast's are good and so are the scones and donuts. Service is available at the counter or at the table. A...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Truth be known; I am a cheese curd connoisseur and I really enjoyed trying them as a starter to my lunch I enjoyed with my 19 year old son. They were very good and had a unique light and tasty batter. He had the Chicken...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was looking forward to a different menu than other area restaurants I was disappointed with the same old wraps,burgers and sandwiches The corn poblano soup was delicious but way over priced. For the money I thought I'd at least get a slice of bread...More

Thank cathy1762913
Christopher J, Owner at Uptowne Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our menu, we strive to stand out with certain menu items, you'll find chicken waffles, we have bacon jam on our turkey club sandwich, we also offer cheesy grits, breakfast tacos, lunch and dinner tacos, taco salads, our dinner...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been to the Uptowne Cafe several times. I think it gets better with each visit. The food is delicious and the Chef changes the menu seasonally. So I will start with the mushroom and swiss burger. This should have a...More

Thank Kate821
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Northern La Crosse is an interesting part of town, separated from downtown by marshes which gives it a quirky neighborhood feel. It was also home of Maidrite, a historical sandwich institution which closed last year. However, fear not, just two houses away from this location...More

Thank Bermusat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Caledonia Street, La Crosse, WI 54603
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-535-9990
Honest food brought to the table to feed family friends and community.
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