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Driftless Cafe

118 W Court St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1505
+1 608-637-7778
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
118 W Court St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1505
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Because that's exactly what we wanted to do after having lunch at the hip little cafe in Viroqua, Wi, in the gorgeous Driftless area. We split (darn!) what was the best Caesar salad (insane croutons, perfectly prepared egg, bite-y dressing) and irresistible "chef-inspired mac 'n...More

Thank eatplaylove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gourmet dining in a comfortable environment. Fantastic chef prepares the best. Lunch or dinner, but make reservations for dinner. This place is popular.

Thank dlockwood3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are visitors to Wisconsin and drove over an hour to get to this restaurant to celebrate my husband's birthday. The food was good, not spectacular. I had a dish that included kale that was so tough it was almost inedible; the mashed potatoes were...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted some place very special to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. I searched and searched. Then we saw the chef featured on the news in Madison. We knew from that interview we were going to Driftless Cafe. We were pleased with the food and...More

Thank Keith R. S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first trip to Viroqua was a couple years ago. We had heard the local diner was newly refurbished as a farm to table restaurant. We were really impressed with the service, high quality preparation and presentation of the food, and beautifully selected wine list....More

Thank potte129
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For past 3 or 4 years we have made it a point to stop here on our way to the Dairy Roubaix. Lunch this year was horrible. How can anyone in WI. FxxxUp Mac and Cheese????? A bowl of Creamettes with some god awful runny...More

1  Thank kdc479
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for supper and were very impressed. My wife said her duck was the best she ever had (limited sample size). My beef tenderloin was excellent. It had a salt rim cooked to the edge. The next noon we went back and maybe...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful cafe that has grown in the past couple of years. They can accommodate more people than before, but maintain their yummy breakfasts, a great variety for lunches. Their dinners are good. I like that they use locally sourced food that is...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Little cafe in a small town that has the best food we have had in a long time. Hubby had their special that day, chicken sandwich with corn & black bean salad. He raved the whole time he was chowing down his food. I had...More

Thank dhaugen54
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My husband and I went to Driftless Cafe, based on the description on Trip Advisor that it was "vegetarian-friendly with vegan options." This is inaccurate. There was one vegan option, a lentil dish with vegetables. However, at $22 for lentils & vegetables; we felt no...More

1  Thank Sonya E
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27 October 2016|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure since I am not from the area. Just passing through. Sorry
5 June 2016|
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Response from Bobbye S | Reviewed this property |
They have a wonderful farm to table menu....great soups from scratch up to steaks...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Court St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Viroqua
  • Phone Number: +1 608-637-7778
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