Laundry List: Where can you get your duds freshened and more

Lauren Fisher, photos by Joel Pearish

Quick Clean Center
Quick Clean Center, 901 Water St. Eau Claire

City living comes with all sorts of sweet perks.  You’re close to the action.  An evening at the bar doesn’t require a designated driver when you can walk home.  But when your building doesn’t have a washer and dryer, and it’s been three weeks since you’ve lugged your laundry to a friend or family member’s place to break the BO build up, it’s time to get to the laundromat.  Here’s the scoop on taking your clothes for a spin.

Queens Dry Cleaners + Laundromat East

1616 Hastings Way, Eau Claire • 715-832-9291
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, Sat-Sun 7am-5pm
Services: Self-serve, dry cleaning, drop-off laundry service, shirt service
Payment Options: Cash, CC, Check

For a bite to eat while your clothes take a tumble, there’s a McDonald’s within walking distance.  Also nearby are Walgreens, Papa Murphy’s, Kwick Trip, and a CVS.  If you’re lookin’ to bowl while your clothes roll, skip over to Wagner’s Lanes for a game.  Queens Dry Cleaners + Laundromat has wi-fi access, soap for purchase, and bill changer machines on-site.

Queens Dry Cleaners + Laundromat West

2611 Moholt Drive, Eau Claire • 715-832-4234
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sat-Sun 10am-9pm
Services: Self-serve, dry cleaning, drop off location for East location services
Payment Options: Cash, CC, Check

Queens Dry Cleaners + Laundromat West is near Wells Fargo and Parr’s Hardware.  It’s also within walking distance of Hope Gospel Bargain Center, in case you’re in the market for some thrifted home goods. Soap is available for purchase, and bill changer machines are on-site.

Queens Dry Cleaners + Laundromat, East 1616 Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Spin City Laundromat North

2703 Birch St. Eau Claire • 715-514-1146
8am-9pm
Services: Self-serve, drop off laundry service, machines accept card payment
Payment Options: Cash, CC

There’s nothing like being able to run errands while you’re running errands!  While you’re britches soak at Spin City Laundromat, you can bank at RCU, munch ad DQ, drop into the Family Dollar, or grab some materials or tools at Ace Hardware.  Spin City has wi-fi access, soap for purchase, and a bill changer on-site.

London Road Laundromat

2820 London Rd. Eau Claire • 715-832-2033
5am-10pm
Services: Self-serve, drop-off dry cleaning, drop off fluff and fold service
Payment Options: Cash

Located in Queens Plaza, London Road Laundromat is right next to Dapper Man barbershop, Sammy’s Pizza, and the newly-opened Growler Guys growler fill station.  You can grab some groceries at La Misma Luna, or brave the London Road crossing to check out the French Press coffee shop.  London Road Laundromat has wi-fi access, soap for purchase, a bill changer, and an ATM on site.

Outback Wash Shack

1021 Broadway St. S, Menomonie
5am-12am
Services: Self-serve laundry
Payment Options: Cash

Erbert & Gerberts is nearby to cure your munchies, and you can grab provisions for your cabinet at DeVine Liquers while waiting for your wash at Outback Wash Shack in Menomonie.  It’s also right across the street from the UW-Stout dining.

Quick Clean Center

901 Water St. Eau Claire • 715-832-4779
8am-9pm
Services: Self-serve, dry cleaning, drop-off laundry service, drop off dry and fold
Payment Options: Cash

Step back into the ‘70s at Quick Clean Center on Water St.  This facility sports a few arcade games and several vintage washing machines that are sure to get the job done.  It’s also convenient to Riverside Bike and Skate and Ray’s Place bar.  Quick Clean Center has soap for purchase, a bill changer, and an ATM on site.

Pinehurst Laundromat 3061 N. Hastings Way Eau Claire
Pinehurst Laundromat, 3061 N. Hastings Way Eau Claire

EC Laundry Express

2655 Golf Rd. Eau Claire • 715-514-4415
5am-11pm
Services: Self-serve, drop-off laundry service, drop off dry clean
Payment Options: Check, cash, card

EC Laundry Express has token dispensers that will take credit card payment for your convenient.  Besides which, it’s near Great Harvest Bread Co., China Wok, a Dairy Queen and Burger King, Johnny’s Pizza, Kwik Trip, and Cherry Berry.  If you’re in it for more than the food, Ivory Piano Bar and The Paint Shack are nearby entertainment options. EC Laundry Express has wi-fi access and soap for purchase.

Norge Village Cleaners

821 Main St. Menomonie • 715-235-5900
M-Thurs 7:30am-8pm, Fri. 7:30am-7pm, Sat. 8am-3pm
Services: Self-Serve laundry
Payment Options: Credit Card, Cash, Check

Whether you’re a Stout student or a year-round Menomonite, Norge Village Cleaners is a great choice if you need to stock your cupboard while you launder.  It’s right next to the Menomonie Market Co-op, and in the summer, the market pavillion.  has wi-fi access, soap for purchase, and a bill changer on site.

Risler’s Laundromat

3223 Seymour Rd. Eau Claire • 715-834-4833
Open 24/7
Services: Self-serve
Payment Options: Cash

For no-frills and 24 hour access, Risler’s is your laundromat.  Risler’s has soap for purchase, and an ATM on site, and is convenient to Northeast Eau Claire. It has soap for purchase and a bill changer on site.

Pinehurst Laundromat

3061 N. Hastings Way Eau Claire
5:30am-9pm
Services: Self-serve laundry
Payment Options: Cash

Pinehurst Laundromat is so close to Dairy Queen, it could be mistaken for one.  It’s also next to Mom’s Kitchen, a Family Dollar, and Studio 22 Salon.  Pinehurst Laundromat has wi-fi access and a bill change on site.

Vine St. Laundry

2005 8th St, Eau Claire • 715-379-3835
Open 24/7
Services: Self-serve
Payment Options: Cash

Vine St. Laundry is smack dab in the middle of a large residential area.  Cleaning crews come in several times a day to keep it nice and tidy. It has soap for purchase, wi-fi, and a bill changer on site.

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