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“Good Place”

Hiawatha Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #6 of 165 Restaurants in Wausau
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 22
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: 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"
Reviewed 23 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 is quieter. The food is great. Brisket sandwich is tasty and tender.

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Thank Peter R
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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
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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 sit down). The food is definitely worth the wait if you have time!

On another note, the host desk isn’t actually where you go to get seated (strange, I know)...you have to walk over by the dining room/kitchen doors to wait for someone to seat you. Super awkward. I’m hoping they change this soon!

Thank jrj_wi
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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 the kitchen. Specials were interesting but nothing in particular for the 7 and 9 year old in our party, no kids menu. Heavy food and a lot of it. I'll go back but won't be in a rush.

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I came on Wednesday night which is one of the prime rib nights. It was tender,juicy and big. It outbeat many steakhouses that I have dined in nyc. On Tuesday I happen to stop by and there was music outside and delicious barbecued brisket. This is a must rest in Wausau.
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Thank Kathleen1abbott
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