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Mint Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
+1 715-845-5879
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good breakfast stop with interesting history. When downtown this is a great place for breakfast. Greasy spoon on the square with friendly service and very good food.

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Thank Michael T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a vegetarian and chose a veggie burger. It was topped with all the fixings. It was a basic gardenburger, which is not unique, but predictably adequate. I enjoyed a coleslaw side, which was well made. I also enjoyed a Sprecher beer. The beer selection is small. All in all, a cozy, simple, comfortable choice for diner fare.

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Thank Hannah J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For starters, there are few places you can go that are now supper clubs, which still offer Liver and Onions on the standing menu. That was our first clue that we were being presented with down-home euro Wisconsin faire. My brother and I took advantage of the day's specials, ordering Beef Stroganoff and a BBQ Bomber (meatball sandwich). The service... More 

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Thank Seldom-seen-schultz
Wausau, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you want a great breakfast and enjoy time with your friends, this would be a good choice. No flair, just food that is predictable and portions good for the price.

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Thank Dancer54401
Saint Anthony, Minnesota
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Mint is not a large cafe and when we arrived we found a booth and soon realized why others have recommended it. The service was excellent from hello to goodbye. We each had a breakfast with scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage patties, and toast. No one should leave hungry...the portions were generous and the hash browns were crispy and... More 

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Thank Jerry F
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

1st time eating there.....the whole menu looked great. We both ended up ordering the same thing which was the pot roast sandwich. It was excellent! Look forward to another opportunity in the near future to try something else. The place is loud....definitely a diner. But really, really good!

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Thank Leslie J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast is my favorite meal and I was not disappointed. The service was above average even though the staff were very busy. Food was tasty and quantity satisfying. All in all a great little cafe worth well worth visiting.

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Thank Ronald C
Wausau
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Mint Cafe is a Wausau legend. It's in the heart of town in the 400 block, it may not look like much, but inside it is packed for lunch. The food, service everything always great. Lots of people have come here for their whole lives.

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Thank Ed M
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175 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our first time to eat here. Dennie was our very excellent server. She walked us through the menu, helped us to order and served us very professionally and with a lot of fun and a smile on her face. We both started with the homemade beef and noodle soup which was delicious. We appreciated the homemade noodles also. My husband... More 

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Thank WYPY
Madison, Wisconsin
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth the detour from the highway to have a nice meal in an atmosphere the way that it used to be! The coffee shoppe feel is alive and well. The menu had a good variety of food choices. The made at the counter malt was delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 20:00
Friday
06:30 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-845-5879
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?