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The Root Note

115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-782-7668
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“crepes” (44 reviews)
“coffee house” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch with a party of 4. I had the black bean chili which was excellent. The others had crepes which they all enjoyed. They had hand crafted sodas which were very good. They also serve craft beers. You order at the counter and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pkr0ll
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had breakfast here on a Saturday morning and were not disappointed. The menu is very limited - mostly crepes - but they are done really well. My husband had a berries and cream crepe and I had a mushroom with spinach crepe which was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lm55417
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The crepes were just ok. Give me a pancake from Cracker Barrel any day. Water served in a mason jar with no ice. We are in the U.S., right? The place only takes cash. But, what really made me mad was we placed our order...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jimmy G
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We are from Australia and I'll tell you, it is hard to get a good coffee. But.....here they serve a fantastic coffee! Best we had in the USA. We all had the crepes too, different ones and all were fantastic. Very chatty staff too, really...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 315ChrisH315
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Always tough to find the real deal perfectly done, but espresso at The Root Note is spot on. Problem is that their beer selection is top-notch, too! Go here!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Their lattes and crepes are yummy and the ingredients are local whenever possible. The interior is quite interesting, I would describe it as rustic with mostly second hand furnishings. Very clean. This place can get crowded when they have music. They serve alcohol and coffee...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank eraestua
Reviewed 31 December 2017

My wife and I enjoyed dinner there. I definitely was the oldest person in the place by 40 years (I am 74). I thought the food was OK but a little overpriced and the service was slower than we Expected

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Keith B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Just as before, espresso was perfectly made and delicious. Very reliable for high-quality coffee. Crepes, other munchies, and often live entertainment are lovely bonuses.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Root Note was by far my UW L daughter's favorite coffee shop and study site. Whenever I'd visit, we'd find time to sit and catch up at this hip and welcoming venue. Great wait staff. Super coffee. Excellent vibe for locals, students and out-of-town...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Callie C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I love the hipster vibe of this cafe. It is easy to miss on 4th street because there isn't any huge or lit signage. Although it appears to be a coffee house, they do serve alcohol, but the menu is not extensive. The beers are...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 478deannas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 4th St, La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-7668
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