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Mint Cafe

422 N 3rd St, Wausau, WI 54403-5412
+1 715-845-5879
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • 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 3 days ago

Wonderful food. Cozy, diner atmosphere. Fair prices. I had two scrambled eggs, bacon, and pancakes. The pancakes were my favorite: soft and fluffy. Just right. The coffee was free-flowing. My friend and I were given time to just sit and talk. Didn't feel rushed at...More

Thank DebbieHatch
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stopped by here on our way to Green Bay. Not too far off the beaten path and really fresh food. The diner is a total throw back with charm to spare, and the salad I ordered was so good I ordered it later for...More

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The cafe is directly across the square from the Grand Theater where our daughter was dancing. We got our food to go and it was still excellent. My husband had a chicken sandwich and our daughter a grilled cheese and they both liked it. I...More

Thank MLHoner
Reviewed 28 January 2018

No where in Wausau has better Corned Beef Hash!! The Mint makes theirs with the perfect crisp to it! Comes with 2 eggs and toast and it will fill you up! Mouth watering thinking about it now! YUM!!

Thank sherfinsol
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This place has been around forever. Great food at good prices. Diner atmosphere with stools at the counter and booths.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

First impression- staff not the friendliest. 3 staff walked around us as we were waiting to be seated without a hi, hello, or have you been helped yet. The 4 staff member who I can only assume was the host greeted us and found us...More

1  Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Not only is this a great place to grab a meal, their catering is wonderful. I heartily recommend them if you need an event catered. Their staff is simply the best. Love these guys.

Thank wausauron
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The Mint Cafe is a time machine back to local diners from the 1950’s. Small, cozy booths and open seating lunch counters beside an open kitchen and glass-front pie case. We stopped in for breakfast. Service was friendly and attentive. The food arrived fast. I...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 19 November 2017

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 10 November 2017

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
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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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