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Kate's on State

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333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
+1 608-784-3354
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Popped in to Kate's as the family was hungry for Italian- and we were not disappointed. Started with the garlic cheese bread that is served with a very hearty, meaty marinara. Practically a meal in itself. I had the veal ragu served with mushroom ravioli and it was absolutely divine- perhaps a touch on the rich side, but the veal... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

As the restaurant's name implies, the restaurant used to be on State Street, in a converted gas station, serving incomparable Northern Italian cuisine. It then moved to Main Street, much more popular location, and became exactly that: main stream. We were a fan of the former restaurant, the food was unbelievable, so naturally we wanted to experience Kate on State... More 

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Katherine G, Owner at Kate's on State, responded to this review

We are happy you returned to enjoy our new location. We are enjoying the space and new kitchen. As the woman that spends a great deal of time writing and reviewing and cooking the food, I can guarantee you the menu has only a new look, as it should from time to time, but everything remains the same. We strive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Kate' s on state is jut one of her great restaurants. She offers the finest of stejpks and seafood. I would highly recommend the seafood ravioli or one of her USDA Choice steaks. This restaurant Has a great location in downtown La crosse.

Thank Tim M
Katherine G, Owner at Kate's on State, responded to this review

Thanks Tim, We will see you again soon and Happy Holidays to you and your family!! More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Lovely spot with easy parking nearby. Popped in for small plates. Really expected fresh handmade crab cakes for the price. Other small plates were ok; nothing I couldn't whip up at home. Chicken Caesar was average. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Katharyn K
Winona, Minnesota
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Kate's is an excellent restaurant in downtown La Crosse. Everything on the menu that I have tried was superb. The chai martini's were delicious. Service was prompt and attentive. Overall thumbs up.

Thank Ron B
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our service was poor. The waitress couldn't answer many of our questions, nor was she very personable. Very limited "healthy" options, but the most disappointing news was that they don't serve Italian beer at and Italian restaurant!! Spendy for pasta that is sub-par.

Thank Hugandkizz
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our granddaughter had been here before and thought we would like it .She was right. Delicious dinner salad. Our main dishes were delicious.More than enough food on your plate. Not to much garlic.

Thank IzzyBoo2012
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was awesome and they had a decent wine list. I like the decor and the staff were very professional.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had not dined for dinner since they moved to their downtown location. The food was just as amazing this time around! Filet melted in my mouth and the pork ribeye was to die for! Everything was very well seasoned and prepared beautifully. Katherine our server was very polite and provided excellent service!

Thank Jarrett H
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Pastas to die for! Sauces like nowhere else! And a boatload of food for the price! We make a stop here at least once a month.... And there is no doubt that Kate's has the best filet in town as well! Come hungry and leave happy! My daughters very favorite restaurant ❤️

Thank gerri p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-784-3354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?