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Mint Cafe

422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
+1 715-845-5879
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An exuberant local met me by the door stating that if I was thinking of eating there, I should. I decided to check it out and was glad that I did. Historic restaurant in Wausau, the city's oldest. It was a simple diner, cute interior...More

Thank joanie134
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love coming to The Mint. We love the cozy nostalgic diner atmosphere (plus it really does have history). We grew up in the Merrill/Wausau areas and often reflect on the past when we go there and are waiting for our food....More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Established in the community. Has been a long time favorite with unique dishes and specialties that all will enjoy.

Thank travelworker2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gourmet food at low price. We were traveling and found the Mint on a Saturday noon. We had to wait in line but worth the wait. l had squash soup that was super, next was 6 cheese and Italian ground meat that was better yet....More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We a have been on the road for 20+ days and this is one of the best places we've stopped at! The wild rice soup was fabulous. The pesto chicken was amazing too! Hard to find parking with a trailer in the downtown area but...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife, two daughters and I decided we would meet for lunch at the Mint. Each of us were arriving separately. When my wife arrived, she was advised by the hostess of a "new rule" the groups would not be seated until all parties had...More

1  Thank Viroquaboy
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of our go-to places in Wausau. Cute little diner on the 400-block, downtown Wausau. Lots of seating, good homemade food, daily specials, desserts & fast service.

Thank jrjones1
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Mint Cafe provides the good food and ambiance that fits in with the hometown atmosphere of downtown Wausau. I had Split Pea Soup and a salad. Salad was fresh and delicious; the soup was out of this world good!!! Thick and filled with carrots, potatoes,...More

Thank MLane3
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I have eaten here four or five times now. Absolutely ALWAYS had great food, outstanding service. The food is all home cooked. Lots of fresh vegetables. The restaurant is impeccable. Even the bathroom is cute and interesting. I will eat here time and again.

Thank ForSure53
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were enjoying the art fair, stopped in for lunch. We set at an outside table. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was fantastic. The dessert menu was even more alluring, however the lunch portion was too large and filling for...More

Thank Stacy M
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12 July 2016|
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Response from Luedtk |
I'm sorry, we only serve breakfast 'till 11:00 am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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