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Driftless Cafe

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118 W Court St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1505
+1 608-637-7778
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Driftless Cafe. The Mac and Cheese is to die for. The burgers made from organic beef are the best we've ever tasted. There is always something interesting on the menu.

Thank dsloane
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique and outstanding restaurant. Local and organic ingredients, new menu items everyday, great service - nice wine and beer selection - just an all around excellent place for lunch or dinner. The Driftless is the quality restaurant that you would expect normally to find only in a much larger city - prices are extremely reasonable considering the... More 

Thank telebender
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We went as couples for a special evening. Our friends have heard wonderful reviews about the Driftless and wanted to travel to town to try it out. We had 2 specials: Duck and Pork dinners. Delicious! The men ordered the pizza and they finished our dinners too. Amazing presentation and just as delicious.

Thank Mary H
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have always been pleased with the delicious meals served at the Driftless Cafe! We appreciate the fresh ingredients locally sourced and the top quality fare from the chef.

Thank Scott K
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I live near the town, and there isn't a whole lot there...but this little gem, the Driftless Cafe is the best food within hundreds of miles, if not thousands! I had the tenderloin and it was amazing! the salad was out of this world, and we tried the cheese plate for dessert, amazing. I would say if you are traveling... More 

Thank Totully
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good service, nice atmosphere. Remember your wallet... on the pricy side for a daily stop but if your treating yourself it's worth it

Thank Matthew P
Houston, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I like to eat local, natural, and well, and I will definitely go back to the Driftless Cafe! The food was attractive, delicious, and unique, and I enjoyed the decor and photos inside. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank karlaowl
Williamsburg, Virginia
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316 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Was in town for a meeting and the visitor center recommended Driftless. Best advice I've followed. I enjoyed the Italian-French dip and several glasses of iced tea. If you're passing through, stop by. Highly recommended. I'll definitely be back.

Thank Bern R
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Organic, farm to table, freshness. The menu was so interesting I had to ask our server for an explanation and he was quite knowledgeable. The tenderloin delectable, tender, savory; encrusted with spices that burst forth flavor in the mouth. The greens were incredibly, the wait staff very attentive. The café is just that, very laid back and casual. Think earthy,... More 

Thank bpeppy
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I dined at Driftless for the first time tonight. We both ordered the tenderloin and it was incredible. We enjoyed a perfectly cooked gourmet meal, great service, and reasonable prices. The wine and beer selection is of good quality. We will definitely be back!

Thank RexMG2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Court St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Viroqua
  • Phone Number: +1 608-637-7778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?