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Rudy's Drive In Restaurant

1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
+1 608-782-2200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Fast food
1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place. There are a few booths inside, picnic tables outside and you may eat in you car. It is a drive-in. Most servers are on roller skates. The fare is typical drive in with hotdogs, burgers, ice cream. The root beer...More

Thank Don C
Management response:Responded yesterday

Don, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write us such a positive, thorough review! We love hearing feedback like this from our customers. When you're happy, we're happy! We hope your experience with us will keep you coming back...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

June is 99 cent root beer float month, no need to say more. These were so good we went back the next afternoon and again that night.More

Thank ToddSIndiana
Management response:Responded yesterday

ToddSIndiana, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! Wow, 5 STARS! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our delicious root beer floats and that they've kept you coming back! Hopefully we will see you many more times in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there over Memorial Weekend. Root Beer was very good. Hot dogs were good but the hot dogs were very small, more for a young child, not adult. Cheese curds were the frozen kind, not fresh. Would not go back if I was going just...More

Thank Luvs2Travel5914
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Luvs2Travel5914, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We apologize that your recent visit with us wasn't satisfactory. Hopefully you will give us another chance in the future to try other items on our menu. Thanks again for your feedback to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical drive in menu. Good burgers and fries. Nice variety in menu. Drinks are served in heavy glass mugs. The ice cream choices are varied, flavor burst cone anyone? The chocolate soft serve is so creamy and delicious!Loved that the waitresses were in poodle skirts...More

Thank lourdesrunners
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My wife and I ate recently at Rudy's Drive-In while in the La Crosse area. I had first heard about the place many years ago on TV and finally had the chance to try it out. We arrived just after 5:30 p.m. on a warm...More

Thank jahoduluth
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were staying at a hotel nearby and wanted something other than typical fast food to eat, and we didn't want to spend an hour in a restaurant so we decided to check out Rudy's. First off, make sure you have cash or checks...they don't...More

Thank LuvMex828
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The quintessential drive-in. Burgers, hot dogs, malts, shakes, root beer and root beer floats. Tastes just like it did in the 50's and 60's except, we didn't have buffalo burgers and turkey burgers on the menu. Great drive in food, car hops on roller skates...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Have gone to Rudy's Drive-In a few times. Moving up here from Illinois reminds me much of the drive-ins we had down there. Food is what you expect in a drive-in plus the Wisconsin cheese curds. Burgers are great, so are the drinks. Great place...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Girls flying around on their roller skates servicing the cars. Like being back in the 50's. Ok, was was born after that, but from what I've seen in the movies... Quick service, but very popular. Very fair prices. Typical drive in foods, dozens of selections....More

Thank wifoodie60022
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of the place, feels like you are back in time!! Good, cheap food. They have the best root beer floats, which are sometimes only $.99

Thank halechr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-2200
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