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Hiawatha Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
713 Grant St, Wausau, WI 54403-4916
+1 715-848-5166
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“fish fry” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
713 Grant St, Wausau, WI 54403-4916
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Tried to visit for Sunday Funday and found them to be closed. Disappointed! Sign in front window advertising they were open but no such luck. Perhaps call ahead to check.

Thank kelli s
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very good food with variety menu which changes periodically. The service is always great. Family friendly.

Thank slrayborn
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We went here on a weeknight before a performance at the Grand Theater. You can get a fish fry on Wednesday night if you want, and it is fabulous. They offered fresh greens as an alternate to potato or carb options. Food was great, drink...More

Thank rwbsangel
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went for a Friday fish fry. It was one of the best I have ever had. The wait staff was awesome and the food was great. I will definitely go back again.

Thank taratrip2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

To start out, the bartender made 1 of our drinks wrong & just all around seemed clueless. Once we grabbed a table, took about 10 min to just get menus-mind you the place was far from busy. We were given the specials & said they’d...More

Thank Music_consumes_me
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We went there for the Friday Fish Fry. It looks a little tucked-out-of-the-way, but the food and atmosphere is excellent! Go here, go often!

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are a lot of choices in the area, but this place has that supper club feel and the food to back it up. You have a choice to dine in the bar area with plenty of noise and TV's, or the back room which...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Don’t miss a chance to eat here. Typical bar food with a twist. They also have a terrific and varying lunch menu. The bar is a super friendly place. Pretty much can’t miss going to the Hiawatha

Thank wausauron
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Pulled Pork Benedict is so flavorful! You also get a free mimosa with your meal on Sundays...It’s a little packed for Sunday brunch, so you might have to wait awhile for your food (you might want to ask for a wait time before you...More

Thank jrj_wi
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Sunday brunch for the first time ever here. Few people in the bar area but only a couple of tables filled in the dining area. Waitress took a while to come to our table. We ordered but food inexplicably took ages to come out of...More

Thank Chris G
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Michele J
13 June 2015|
Response from Anna A | Property representative |
Hi Michele, We would love to have you guys dine with us on June 19th, We don't, however take reservations on Friday nights. The good news is that in the summer-time, we are not usually that busy. The wait is usually only... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 Grant St, Wausau, WI 54403-4916
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-848-5166
  • E-mail
Hiawatha Restaurant and Lounge in Wausau is the result of decades of dedication by its owners and staff. With every dish on the menu having been perfected over the last 37 years, the delicious and varied items here bring in patrons time-and-time again. From salads, chicken and charbroiled burgers to deli-style sandwiches and main courses like full racks of BBQ fall-off-the-bone-Ribs and chicken alfredo, everything here is tasty and seasoned to perfection. In addition to the dining room, Hiawatha has an outdoor tiki bar where you can enjoy jerk chicken, roasted corn on the cob, a crab cake sandwich and more. A world famous fish fry is offered on Fridays featuring New England and Manhattan clam chowder, fantastic paninis are served Monday-Thursday, all soups are homemade, live music is featured on Tuesdays and patrons can even drink for free on their birthday. There are also happy hour specials Monday-Thursday from 3-7 p.m. and drink specials nightly after 10 p.m. So what are you waiting for? Head on over to Hiawatha Restaurant and Lounge soon!"Wausau's Best Kept Secret"
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