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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chili dog” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Fast food
1004 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3418
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I have been going here since I was a kid. I love the root beer with a grilled cheese basket. They have picnic tables for family's to gather and have a meal together and also inside seating. The big draw are the car hops with...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Always fun to go to Rudy’s! Prices are very reasonable and have car service and picnic tables. Roller skating servers deliver delicious root beer floats, turtle sundaes, buffalo burgers, etc. Remember to bring cash as they don’t do cards.

Thank Penny D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I always make it a priority to go to Rudy's once a summer if not more. You can't be the old dinner prices. I always get a burger, chili cheese fries, and ice cream. It usually is always good visit. I have learned it is...More

Thank Nicole R
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Thanks for reaching out to us, nrh_30. We are sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your recent visit. We have high expectations for all of our guests, and we sincerely apologize that those were not met during your visit. We also...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We went here twice during our visit, once for lunch and once for ice cream. The food and ice cream is outstanding. The waitresses are on roller skates so it is a neat thing to see. Although not real cheap, the food is very good.More

Thank Snowleftbehind
Management response:Responded 22 August 2017

Snowleftbehind, thank you so much for the wonderful, 5 STAR review! We are so glad that you have enjoyed dining with us, and we are pleased to have met your expectations! Thank you for your loyalty and support, and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Roller skating car hops but it rained so just walking. Lots of options greatfish sandwich and onion rings

Thank MikeJennyQ
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

MikeJennyQ, thank you for the 5 STAR review! We sincerely appreciate your kind feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy our menu selection, and we cannot wait to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What can you say when you can have a good chili dog for 99 cents and a root beer float for 2.90 brought to you in your car by a roller skating college student. Fund for a good time

Thank MnTreker
Management response:Responded 3 August 2017

MnTreker, thank you for the positive review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and the atmosphere that we provide, and we hope that you will stop in again before the season is over! Have a wonderful weekend!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were looking for a place for lunch after getting off the La Crosse Queen and we saw an ad in a brochure. We had 2 cars so we sat inside. The service was great and so was the food. But the best part was...More

Thank Bork98
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for joining us and for taking the time to leave a review of 5 STARS, Bork98! We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your son! It was our pleasure to have you! We hope that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I took our family here after visiting for River fest. It was our first time in town and had a full minivan full of passengers. We ended up leaving when the lady taking our order was rude and very impatient with us while we were...More

Thank Dustin G
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Dustin, we are very sorry to hear that this was the experience you had here. We have much higher expectations for every customer that we serve and we want to offer you our sincere apology. We would love to find out a bit more about...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Fun old fashion drive-in food. Waitresses on skates and $2 burgers with 99 cent root beer floats. Throw back to the 60's that should be added to any trip.More

Thank James C
Management response:Responded 4 July 2017

James, thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you were able to take advantage of some of our specials for the month of June, and we hope to see you back again soon to try more off of...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 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 26 June 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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