Sparta Restaurants

In and Around Sparta, WI

With COVID-19 the area places are opening up for dining in, carry out, or curbside.  If in questions please call them directly.

The Sparta/La Crosse area is home to many great restaurants, varying from casual to elegant for lunch or dinner.  Enjoy great food in Wisconsin’s No Smoking atmosphere!  Menus for many of these restaurants and more are available here at the Inn.



124 N. Water St., 2 blocks away from our B&B. A great outdoor seating deck is wonderful!! 

It provides a comfortable place to gather by combining an inviting atmosphere with excellent wine, bourbons, and beer.

Hours: T-Thru 5 pm - 10pm, Fri- noon-10pm, Sun-Mon Closed. 

Phone: 608-487-9950


Address: 4105 Theater Rd. Sparta 

Phone: (608) 269-1131

Hours: Open all week 11 AM to 10 PM

El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant 

Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00 am – 10:00 pm;

Sun 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Phone: 608-269-0547

Address: 223 North Black River Street

The Driftwood

15 minutes drive, Comfort foods, Great Salad bar, Bar

Address: 10041 Co Hwy X, Cashton  

Phone: (608) 269-2622

Hours: Friday & Sat 11 AM–10 PM, 

Sunday, Wed & Thur 11 AM–8 PM, Closed Mon & Tuesday

Cotter Pin:

Good food, full bar, and music. They offer a variety of wines, craft & local beers. Sit back and relax with friends with food and drinks.

Hours: Monday – Sunday at 10 am

Phone: 608-487-8118

Address: 20671 State Hwy 27,


Sparta Family Restaurant:  

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Homemade, soup daily. Strives to bring the best possible food and service. 

Hours: 6 am – 9 pm 7 days a week

Phone: 608-269-3500

Address: 704 W Avon Rd.

Club Oasis:

NOW OPEN Wonderful food! Since 1939 this Restaurant with fine dining, full menu, full bar, salad bar daily specials. Reservation requested, especially on weekends.

Dine-In and Carryouts. Salad Bar is Open per Wisconsin.

Bar Is Open & Deck is Open

Dining Hours as follows: Tuesday - Wednesday - Sunday 4 pm - 8 pm

Thursday - Friday - Saturday 4pm - 9pm

Phone: 608-269-2644

Address: 11345 State Highway 21

Sparta Steakhouse: 

Party of 6 or less dining room open.

Steaks, Seafood, Pasta, and Sandwiches. Full Bar

Hours: Open Thur – Sat 4:30 pm-8 pm

Phone: 608-269-6300

Address: 701 Industrial Dr

Big Boar Barbecue:

Voted Best BBQ in Area.

See below West Salem, see details in city listing.

Slice of Chicago:

Arguably the best pizza in Sparta. This locally owned restaurant serving pizza and pasta is receiving rave reviews! Eat In or Delivery.

Hours: M-F 4:30 – 9:00 pm; Sat & Sun 3:00 – 9:00 pm

Phone: 608-269-2181

Address: 507 West Wisconsin

Ginny’s Cupboard:

Outside deck seating. Offering homemade soup and sandwiches, large stack sandwiches on homemade bread, and fresh house-made soups daily. Features a fully operational 1957 soda fountain serving Wisconsin Super Premium ice cream, an Espresso bar with coffee from around the world.

Hours: M-F 6:00 am – 8:00 pm; Sat 6:30 am – 8:00 pm; Sun 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Phone: 608-269-6669

Address: 127 North Water St.

Franklin Coffeehouse  

110 E. Franklin St, 1 block away from our B&B. Outside seating. Great place to visit all day long.

Hours: COVID is effecting hours currently.

Mon, Wed, Fri 8 am to Noon., 

Tue, Thur, Sat, Sun- Closed. 



A cozy new bakery offers Cakes & Cupcakes, Cookies, Bars, Pies, Scones, Assorted Pastries, coffee, and More! Seating inside.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 6:30-6 pm, Sat. 6:30-4 pm, Sun & Mon- closed

Phone: (608) 487-9547

Address: 119 North Water Street

Rudy’s Drive-In: 

Sparta. NOW OPEN Enjoy food and a cool root beer right off the bike trail! With the picnic tables and Orange roof. 

Hours: Seasonal

Phone: 608-269-2011

Address: 100 West Wisconsin Street

Purchase Alcoholic Beverages in Sparta

Cork & Barrel - 124 N. Water St. 

Westside Wine & Spirits – 7607 State Hwy 16. 608-269-1404

Fast Eddies Food, Gas & Liquor – 860 Highway 21 East, 608-269-2266

Purchase Beer and Wine in other area Sparta stores too.