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Tom Sawyer’s Bar & Grill

) #45 of 165 Restaurants in La Crosse $$ - $$$ American,
136 Clinton St, French Island, La Crosse, WI 54603-1562
+1 608-519-3130
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
“nice deck” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
136 Clinton St, French Island, La Crosse, WI 54603-1562
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are locals and eat there once a week. Great fish fry (I like batter fried), generally good service, and the portions are huge for the price. Nice deck overlooking the river for summer dining, Dan, the owner always comes around to make sure you...More

Thank Doctor_Ratz
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I am a long time customer, and have been frequenting Tom Sawyers since Dan opened the place. I have had breakfast, lunch and dinner on many occasions. The food has always been pretty good, with very large portions. The fish fry has always been very...More

Thank Doctor_Ratz
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Enjoy the variety of the menu and the quality of the food. Definitely get good value for your money. Waitress was very attentive and kept our coffee cups filled.

Thank GrmaAudie
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a nice locally owned bar/restaurant. The food is very good. They also have a good happy hour weekdays from 3-6. The owner is always there making sure you are taken care of.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Friday night fish fry, had three piece haddock nice size pieces good taste but breading was soggy that is why 4 stars. Wife had a fajita and loved it. The barmaid can really make a mean Oldfashion . Prices were not bad, if we're in...More

Thank X3768TSjackie
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We only had one cocktail here, but it was mixed right and the owner/manager was very friendly. He was promoting the restaurant across the street (which seemed a but strange since they served food also). We didn't eat, but a lot of people walked out...More

Thank Maryoke
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, didn't know it existed but designed for the boat people the food was really great service was good you should go there!!!!

Thank steven h
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Not to be confused with Huck Finn's around the corner, this place is smaller and has more of a family tavern feel to it. It does have seating outside by the water, and 2 levels of seating inside, including a long bar. We went for...More

Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Sorry to say we never got to try the fish fry that we heard was so good. It looked good as it went by. Sat outside where it was very pleasant. We ordered the fish fry, but 70 minutes passed and we still didn't have...More

Thank Lonna W
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Sat outside and enjoyed the crispy chicken wrap. Was tasty and the fries were very good as well. Waitress was friendly

Thank Robert_theDude
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 02:00
Monday
06:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 02:00
Friday
06:00 - 02:00
Saturday
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Clinton St, French Island, La Crosse, WI 54603-1562 (Formerly Fisherman's Diner)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-519-3130
Description
Mon: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tue: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Wed - Thu: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Fri: 7:00 am - 8:00 am, 1:00 pm - 12:00 am Sat: 6:00 am - 2:00 am Sun: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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