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Zanzibar Restaurant & Pub

228 Main St E, Menomonie, WI 54751-2541
+1 715-231-9269
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Fusion, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
228 Main St E, Menomonie, WI 54751-2541
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It took over an hour to get our food and the food ended up mediocre to poor. Granted my husband, daughter and I are foodies, but I was hoping for better.

Thank Joyanne K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is one of our very favorite date night places. We love to come here after having been to any kind of event at the Mabel Tainter. Drinks are SO creative and TOP NOTCH. We love to play backgammon right on the table. Never feel...More

Thank DHolmen
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Zanzibar is a very unique restaurant for a small town. It isn’t bar food nor typical supper club. It has an inventive menu that changes depending on what is available. Every time I am in Menomonie I dine here. Every dish I have ordered is...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I visited for an early dinner on a weekday. I was promptly greeted. I was expecting a better restaurant atmosphere based on other reviews. This is more a bar atmosphere. They had a very limited selection of vodka, but seem to have more whisky. Interesting...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have been visiting Zanzibar for the last 4 years and they have never failed to impress me with their creative concoctions of food and drink! They have a long list of martinis, which I like to try a different one each time I visit.Their...More

Thank Ready4Fun812
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is our "go to" restaurant when we want a great meal in Menomonie. We have never been disappointed here. Drove up from Florida this time. Just go and enjoy. Easy decision.

Thank C_Coll_233
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had read about Zanzibar in a email I receive called "only in your state" and my state is Wisconsin. The title of one of the articles was "Unknown restaurant in little places that will surprise you". The title was accurate. Every bite of food...More

Thank BellaItalia_8
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have been to Zanzibar each summer over the last 5 years and it has always been a meal to look forward to having. This year was a different experience. I ordered the duck special. It was a nice dish. However, the reduced price as...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The atmosphere is very nice,. I love the location in downtown Menomonie. The staff and service are excellent. My favorite thing is their martinis. They have a large creative selection, and they are wonderful, best I've ever had. The food I thought was okay but...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were visiting Menomonie for a couple days and decided to try Zanzibar on the recommendaiton of our Inn Keeper and the unusual menu. The atmosphere is pleasant, but not untypical for small town Wisconsin, but what sets this restaurant apart is the menu it's...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Main St E, Menomonie, WI 54751-2541
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Menomonie
  • Phone Number: +1 715-231-9269
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Deep red walls and rich hardwood accents create an inviting and relaxing setting for an exciting, eclectic meal at Zanzibar. The menu contains numerous original contemporary American dishes with world influences. Two of the most popular items, lahvosh, is an Armenian cracker bread topped with a five-cheese blend, veggies, and a variety of meats and Meatloaf Mignon (this isn’t your mama’s meatloaf). The bar can mix up hand-craft cocktails, over 65 kinds of martinis, and offers an unique wine list. The menu is very vegetarian friendly (any meal can be altered) and contains over 100 gluten-free options. They also create their own spice blends that are available to take home. Reservations are recommended.
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