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El Mezcal

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3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
+1 715-845-9100
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Weston, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I love starting off with warm salty crispy chips and a bowl of salsa. The wait staff is great, the food is served scalding hot and they are not skimpy on the portions. I never have room for dessert. The only thing that irritates me is they don't give you sour cream with their awesome chicken quesadillas. It's a buck... More 

Thank BubbyB
Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very good mexican food at a very good price. Never have had a bad meal here, and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank Todd T
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Seriously this place was horrible! Chips tasted like old stale grease. Our food wss cold and left a bad taste. And everything was dirty!

Thank VanessaZuber
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474 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Staff was friendly. They have free shots of booze when paying for meal. Usually a bottle left right at counter. The booze is usually tequila, and a extra free bonus. Staff was friendly. Food was very good and reasonably prices. gets very busy at weekday lunch and weekends.

Thank WItraveler2000
Wausau, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

If your looking for an affordable, authentic Mexican experience you have come to the right place. Service was quick and there was a large variety of menu items to chose from. The restaurant is brightly colored and welcoming. The staff was friendly and never rushed you. Our family will be back again.

Thank 4travelers09
Wausau, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

The food here is always good. The service is quick so it's a good place to go if you are in a hurry. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Joe S
Wausau, Wisconsin
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89 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Food served fast hot and tasty.... Great attention to detail on all counts.hostess polite seated us immediately and was very good at what she does.....try it..its great place

Thank Tim B
Wausau, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

I have been to this place several times for a large group lunch. The staff is very accommodating and friendly with a big group. The food is excellent!! The atmosphere is fun and perfect to enjoy great food and friends. I love the homemade chips and salsa they bring you before you order! The white cheese dip is yummy too!... More 

Thank IDtoWI
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

My dad treated my wife and I to a lunch after we had just arrived from the airport. The staff was friendly. Despite how busy they were, we got seated immediately and had drinks, chips and salsa within 3 minutes. The food arrived quickly, it was very tasty and they were bigger portions than we expected for the price. Very... More 

Thank crjohnsen
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stopped here for lunch while passing through Wausau. It was clean and cute inside. The complimentary chips and salsa were good. I ordered a chicken chimichanga off of the lunch menu. The food was brought out quickly and was very fresh. I could tell it hadn't been under the heat lamp like other places may do. The portion size... More 

Thank girlonline64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-845-9100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?