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Houghton’s Jackson Street Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
1002 Jackson St, La Crosse, WI 54601-5528
+1 608-784-9770
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“friday fish” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1002 Jackson St, La Crosse, WI 54601-5528
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is great and not very expensive. We were there with limited time and didn't have to wait very long at all. Service staff were great.More

Thank Kenneth O
Keith C, Owner at Houghton’s Jackson Street Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us, Kenneth. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your experience pleasant. Do checkout our Facebook and Twitter pages for our promos that you might be interested in. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for an evening meal and had great food. The service was outstanding and the food was great. Servings were plenty big. We would eat there again.

Thank Richard H
Keith C, Owner at Houghton’s Jackson Street Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Richard, thank you for giving us a great review and for recommending our restaurant to others. I'm sure our entire restaurant staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your visit. Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling from Iowa for a soccer tournament. We walked here from our hotel. Lots of local beers. We ordered the cheese curds, and those monstrosities came out perfect. Far and away the best I've ever had, and I've had a bunch. I also had the...More

Thank IowaBrian
Keith C, Owner at Houghton’s Jackson Street Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I appreciate your positive feedback about our restaurant. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us, IowaBrian. Take care!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Have see the ads on tv and decided to visit. I was delighted with the atmosphere, the service, and food. Went for lunch on a Sunday. The staff was so friendly. We were made to feel very welcome. The food was very good. We will...More

Thank MarieK1950
Keith C, Owner at Houghton’s Jackson Street Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us a great review and for recommending our restaurant to others. I'm sure our entire restaurant staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, MarieK1950!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped in for lunch and was greeted by the friendliest, happiest bartender. She explained the menu to us and showed us some of the food as it came out :) They have an assortment of everything on the menu. They are also Gluten friendly if...More

Thank cinder143
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us, Cinder143. I am very happy to hear that our staff made your feel at home. This is really one of the things that we try to maintain in our restaurant. Hoping to...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I had a nice lunch here and the staff is great. I really love their Chicken Dumpling soup that I consider the best in the world....or at minimum the USA. Adding a half sandwich for lunch is just right. I had their excellent BLT with...More

Thank Richard B
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Thanks for the review, Richard! We are so thankful for your detailed feedback, and will make sure to send your compliments to our staff. Hopefully we will see you again soon!  Thanks again for your patronage. 

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Waitstaff was very friendly and the salad bar and soup was great. The main serving though was subpar. Steak was over cooked to the point of being dry. Both the American fries and hash browns were also overcooked to the point of being inedible.More

Thank Kklyde
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Kklyde, thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. We are very sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your visit. We take pride in our food, and we have high expectations for every customer that we serve. While...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fun and friendly this place can be counted on for a fast and good lunch. Blue plate special or delicious sandwich its all good.More

Thank eatstraveler
Management response:Responded 28 August 2017

eatstraveler, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased to hear that we were able to meet your expectations, as we strive to receive positive feedback like this from all our customers. We hope you will stop back in...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great food, especially the fish!! The bar/eating area is very nicely decorated and clean. Staff is always friendly. The new owners are making changes all the time to make it even better.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Whether it's a quick lunch, a drink after work or a special dinner, I've never been disappointed at Houghton's. I was especially impressed when I ate there on an evening when there was a concert at the University across the street. Houghton's was very busy...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 Jackson St, La Crosse, WI 54601-5528
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-784-9770
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Description
Homemade meals the way Mom makes them, and made from scratch soups!
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