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The Crimson Cafe

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424 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI
+1 715-362-8994
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Cute little cafe. If you need a bite to eat or a coffee break this is the perfect spot. Also has a small boutique to browse through.

Thank Amanda R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

No matter when I have gone there the service has always been fast and friendly. The food is delicious.

Thank WisconsinBabs55
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip to Rhinelander my husband and I stumbled upon this place. Cute little old house with crimson shutters and trim. What a lovely lunch. Seriously. Just lovely from the gorgeous decorations to the unique menu selections to the incredible food to the friendly and efficient service. Rhinelander offers nothing else like this!!! Kudos, kudos, kudos! Suggestions: get... More 

Thank karenbox
Summit Lake WI
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

LOVE the Crimson Cafe! Scrumptious salads with in season ingredients, a variety of delicious panini like sandwiches, lots of outdoor seating for a sunny summer day and lovely indoor seating arrangements make it one of my favorite north woods places to have lunch with a friend.

Thank Ann H
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very good eats and such a cozy place to have a bite to eat and shop too. The staff is friendly and efficient, love eating here when I want to relax and have a good sandwich, my favorite is the Chicken Salad Croissant, it's totally delicious. It's just another awesome little place to visit while spending time in Rhinelander.

Thank dfh430
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The absolute best place to get coffee and sandwiches in town. Just wish they were open for dinner too. Small place, but lots of things to shop through while waiting for meal and/or coffee. Not bad wait times.

Thank ksilvermoon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My sister and I had lunch here on a Monday afternoon. The panini sandwiches we had were well made with good bread and flavorful. The prices were very reasonable, the staff was friendly and the decor was nice. The only thing was I would have liked another choice of side instead of just chips.

Thank ejpupnorth
Menasha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A darling spot for lunch and gift shopping. I took my daughter and two grand daughters here and they were so accommodating making special sandwiches and fruit for the girls

Thank FWHauser
New York
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is my favorite place to get lunch. You can have a delicious and healthy salad and grab some cute things from the boutique as you go. Perfect lunch spot.

Thank SarahSesaw
Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

My young daughter and I had lunch here before shopping the neighborhood. It was a cute cozy place, a former private home tucked in the middle of a neighborhood. Food was fresh and delicious and the gift shop inside was cute with soaps and jewelry and scarves, among other items.

Thank jlh2001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander
  • Phone Number: +1 715-362-8994
"Espresso bar, gourmet sandwiches & salads, seasonal homemade soup, wine by the glass and specialty gifts".

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