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Mint Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
+1 715-845-5879
06:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a popular place for the locals and when our kids come home they love to go back. Their Greek Salad is the best!

Thank Debra N
Lake Forest, Illinois
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all Wausau is the nicest town with a well preserved downtown peppered with the sweetest shops. The absolute cherry on the top of this delightful town is the Mint Cafe. I've eaten here countless times and have always been more than satisfied with my food. Even the choosiest foodie friends who I've introduced to the Mint are completely... More 

Thank RedBuddah
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a traditional big serving breakfast, this is it! Great surroundings, friendly people and fresh ingredients. Lots of pickups outside so you know it is a good local place

Thank tosamike7425
Wausau, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joe and Mary are always friendly. We've gone to eat there for years and they've watched our children grow with us. If my husband and I go, the waitresses ask about the kids. I haven't met a person yet who works for them that isn't nice. My favorite thing to eat is the pot roast melt. I love their chili... More 

Thank dopeyjordan23
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

First time at the Mint. Had to wait for a table, but not for long. It was well worth it. Solid breakfast to start the day.

Thank Rich G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The price and quality of steak n eggs. Don't pass this up. Ask for a booth otherwise it'll feel a bit more crowded than it is. WONDERFUL service. We stopped here on our way to door county.

Thank loveydovey71321
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Mint is a traditional local downtown diner. A nice variety and generous scoops make it a great stop on a summer day of downtown shopping. Sandwiches are excellent and reasonably priced.

Thank Holly L
Naperville, Illinois
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were in Wausau to ski at Granite Peak, but due to an injury, I was not skiing this trip. I headed to the downtown Wausau area, just 10 mins from the slopes, and discovered many great shops, and a super spot for lunch, the Mint Cafe! The Mint Cafe is on the square, right across from the ice skating... More 

Thank SHW2733
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 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.

Thank Michael T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

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.

Thank Hannah J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?