Miranda’s Choice: 7 Can’t Miss Restaurants in La Crosse County

The hardest choice to make while visiting La Crosse County is where to eat!

There are so many delicious options, making the difficult choice a good problem to have. Lucky for you, we’ve made that decision easier. Here are seven places you won’t want to miss while
visiting La Crosse County.

1. Blue Moon

This traditional bar and restaurant does breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located in Onalaska, they
provide a friendly family atmosphere and a great place to hang out. Check out their incredible specials, like $1.25 quarter pound burgers on Wednesdays.

2.Buzzard Billy’s

This swanky bar and grill serves authentic New Orleans and American cuisine. There’s nowhere better to go for some cajun food, but make sure to make a reservation, as the line often goes out the door. After dinner you can head up to the The Starlight Lounge for
a martini served with a side of nostalgia for the 60’s. Find this restaurant on Pearl Street, in downtown La Crosse.

3. Rudy’s

If you’re trying to go even further back in time, head to Rudy’s Drive In! Between the burgers, cheese curds, fries, hot dogs, ice cream, healthy options and world-famous root beer, there’s something for everyone. Prepare to be served on rollerblades and with
a smile.

4.Pizza Doctor’s

Far from the usual pizza place, pizza doctors turns your lunch or dinner experience into a hospital themed extravaganza. This all you can eat pizza buffet takes pizza to a new level with it’s unique flavors such as peanut butter and jelly pizza, turtle cheesecake pizza, and many others.


A classic favorite located in downtown La Crosse, Fayze’s is a dining out experience no one can turn down. Both a restaurant and bakery, they have new options every time you go.

6. The Waterfront

If you’re looking for a classier dining experience, The Waterfront is a winning option. With a river view, they have many menu options and specialize in their seafood! They also have beautiful event rooms, if you need to book for a large group.

7.The Old Crow

If you’re looking for a burger place, your search can stop here.Their classic burgers and cheese curds will have your mouth watering, but their unique burgers will have you coming back again and again. Try a crowd favorite, like The Old Crow Burger or The King Burger.
Check more food options at: https://www.explorelacrosse.com/where-to-eat-in-la-crosse/

Written by Miranda Martin

Miranda Martin is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, majoring in interpersonal communications with a double minor in creative writing and women gender studies. She is from Franklin, WI, and loves the Milwaukee area. In her free time she loves to write, read, exercise, and be around people! Her favorite aspects of La Crosse are the bluffs and the friendly community atmosphere.