Highest-rated cheap eats in Wausau, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Wausau, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Wausau that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#19. Philly's Subs and Gyros

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.0/5), Value (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 1280 W Campus Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-1877
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#18. Whisky River Bar and Grill

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 5512 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-8053
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3 / 19
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#17. Biggby Coffee

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 320 E Bridge St, Wausau, WI 54403-3589
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4 / 19
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#16. King Buffet

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 358 S 18th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-4251
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5 / 19
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#15. Fazoli's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 3812 Rib Mountain Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
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#14. The Chatterbox

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 102 S 2nd Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-4630
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7 / 19
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#13. Qdoba Mexican Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food
- Address: 2205 Stewart Ave Ste 400, Wausau, WI 54401-1738
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8 / 19
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#12. Panera

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Soups
- Address: 1742 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-5379
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9 / 19
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#11. Pho 76

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 1811 Rosecrans St, Wausau, WI 54401-5757
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10 / 19
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#10. Rocky Rococo's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 3880 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7482
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11 / 19
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#9. La Taqueria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Latin
- Address: 520 S 17th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-5201
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12 / 19
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#8. Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 2412 Grand Ave, Wausau, WI 54403-6918
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#7. Bob and Randy's Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 1515 N 6th St, Wausau, WI 54403-3557
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#6. Briqs Soft Serve

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 4905 Tulip Ct, Wausau, WI 54401-7605
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#5. Mykenos

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 3001 Rib Mountain Dr Ste E, Wausau, WI 54401-7499
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#4. Patina Coffee House

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Address: 610 Washington St, Wausau, WI 54403-5439
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#3. Polito's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (78 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 311 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5411
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#2. Taqueria Tres Hermanos

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (70 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 525 Fulton St, Wausau, WI 54403-4733
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#1. Mint Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (220 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
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