Highest-rated restaurants in Wausau, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Wausau, according to Tripadvisor

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

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Wausau using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Nueske's At Gulliver's Landing

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1701 Mallard Ln, Wausau, WI 54401-7169
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#29. Trails End Wausau

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3901 Sherman Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-3846
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#28. Peking Chinese and American Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 221 Scott St Historic Landmark Building, Wausau, WI 54403-4858
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#27. Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (156 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3650 Rib Mountain Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
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#26. HuHot Mongolian Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (93 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Mongolian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 225630 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-3339
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#25. Wausau On Water Restaurant (WOW)

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1300 North River Drive, Wausau, WI 54403
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#24. Angelo's Family Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1206 N 6th St, Wausau, WI 54403-3550
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#23. Sam's Pizza Wausau

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (53 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 111 Elm St, Wausau, WI 54401-4669
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#22. Loading Zone Eatery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 157024 E Hamilton St, Wausau, WI 54403
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#21. Carmelo's Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3607 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-9274
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#20. 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
- Price: $
- Address: 525 Fulton St, Wausau, WI 54403-4733
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#19. Ciao

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 307 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5411
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#18. Texas Roadhouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (256 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4800 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-6607
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#17. El Mezcal

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (107 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
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#16. El Jalapeno Mexican Restaurante

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 300 N 3rd St Lower Level, Wausau, WI 54403-5458
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#15. Milwaukee Burger Company - Wausau

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (221 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2200 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-5284
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#14. 2510 Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2510 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-4161
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#13. Sixth Street Filling Station

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (65 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, Soups
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1314 N 6th St, Wausau, WI 54403-3552
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#12. El Tequila Salsa Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (116 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2000 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-8129
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#11. Lemongrass Asian Fusion

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 316 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5410
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#10. Thrive Foodery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (164 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2105 N 2nd St, Wausau, WI 54403-3400
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#9. Townie's Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 408 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
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#8. Blue Willow Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1111 N 4th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-4487
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#7. Benvenuto's City Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 203 Jefferson St, Wausau, WI 54403-5428
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#6. Hiawatha Restaurant and Lounge

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (209 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 713 Grant St, Wausau, WI 54403-4916
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#5. The Great Dane Pub and Brewing Co. Wausau

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (468 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Brew Pub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2305 Sherman St, Wausau, WI 54401-1708
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#4. Wausau Mine Company

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (408 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3904 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401-3947
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#3. Back When Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (256 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 606 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-4831
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#2. 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
- Price: $
- Address: 422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
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#1. Red Eye Brewing Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (692 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Brew Pub, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 612 Washington St, Wausau, WI 54403-5439
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