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“Amazing prime rib and crab legs!”

The Freighthouse Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 212 Restaurants in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Built in 1880 to house the freight offices and handle incoming freight from three railways, The Freight House has a been a long-time historical site in La Crosse, WI. Renovated in 1978 as part of a preservation project, what is now The Freighthouse Restaurant is home to nightlife, live music, and mouthwatering food that provides residents and travelers alike with an unforgettable experience. Voted the best restaurant in La Crosse County four years in a row, their menu and customer service keeps patrons coming back again and again. From tender, naturally aged beef that practically melts in your mouth to fresh seafood dishes, this local hot spot offers something to satisfy any taste bud. Be sure to pair your meal with the perfect drink selection from their whiskey or wine list. Complete with three indoor banquet halls and meeting rooms, their private party spaces can accommodate groups of up to 120 guests. For a truly unique experience, dine on The Back Dock.
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Visited a year ago from out of town and returned again a year later just for the prime rib and crab legs! Great service too! The best meals we have ever had!

Thank KBFAB
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Arrive early and have a drink in the bar. Often they have entertainment which is nice, but also not great if you want to talk with someone. The acoustics in the room make the music too loud for conversation. Good ice cream after dinner drinks. I have always enjoyed their seafood and steak combination. The salad bar is great and the loaded baked potato is very nice. The servers are always very attentive to your needs. The restaurant looks the same for the last 35 years. We like to take guests here, but a larger group can get a bit pricey. Figure on at least $60 per person with dinner, a drink and gratuity.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This has always been my favorite place for dinner ever since they opened. The quality of service and food is always consistently top notch. Their prime rib is excellent but so is everything else on the menu. It is always our first choice for family birthdays, anniversaries or dinner with good friends.

Thank SheilaEWisconsin
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Average is the best thing I can say. Used to be THE dining experience in La Crosse but the last few times we have been disappointed in the quality of the food.

Thank PnRD
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I felt that prices were high as related to quality of food. Decor in serious need of update. Very average steak, on dry side with above average prices

Thank Laurawendt
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