Stewart Inn

       A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Downtown Wausau

Wausau’s Best Restaurants

Fine Dining, Supper Clubs, Ethnic Restaurants and More

Dining in Wausau is a real strength.  We have a fantastic variety of high quality restaurants that appeal to a broad audience with a wide range of budgets.  Of course, we offer a great fish fry and the traditional supper club experience.  But the strength of our restaurants extends beyond the traditional to include amazing ethnic food (Thai and Mexican food, in particular), trendy American food, great fine dining and awesome burger joints.  Some of our favorites include:

Within Walking Distance

Back When Café (Tue-Sat, 5:00-9:00ish) 715-848-5668 – upscale dining in a lovely atmosphere, amazing carrot cake, love the mushroom pasta but virtually everything is good, Wausau’s most popular fine dining restaurant
Taqueria Tres Hermanos (Sun-Sat 11:00-10:00) 715-843-5819 – amazing al pastor tacos and Chili rellenos in a casual atmosphere
Newch’s Bahn Mi (Sun-Sat, 10:00-7:30ish) 715-298-0982 – delicious pork bahn mi’s and eggrolls in a casual atmosphere
La Prima Deli (Mon-Fri, 7 :00-6 :00, Sat, 8:00-4:00, Sun, 9 :00-1 :30) 715-848-1260 – local deli and coffeehouse in a casual atmosphere
Red Eye Brewing (Mon-Sat, 11:00-9:00ish) 715-843-7334 – gastropub in a trendy atmosphere, Monday night is $10 burger and beer night, Wausau’s most popular restaurant
Mint Café (Mon-Sat, 6 :30-8:00 M-F, Sat 7 :00-3 :00) 715-845-5879 – old fashioned diner in an authentic diner atmosphere
City Grill (Mon, 4:00-10:00, Tue-Thur, 11:00-10:00, Fri-Sat, 11:00-11:00) 715-848-2900 – hotel restaurant with diverse menu, awesome fish fry and a great Thursday night date night special
319 Gallery & Bistro (Tue-Sat, 11:00-3:00) 715-574-8179 – great homestyle food in a cafe atmosphere, highly recommend the pork sandwich and the ice cream
Peking (Mon-Sat, 11:00-2:00, 4:00-9:00) 715-842-8080 – authentic Chinese restaurant in the old Landmark hotel
Polito’s(Mon-Thurs, 11:00-10:00, Fri, 11:00-11:00, Sat, 11:00-10:00, Sun, 11:00-8:00) 715-298-9079 – New York style pizzeria in a casual atmosphere
Townie’s Grill (Tue-Sat 11:00-9:00ish, Sun, 11:00-3:00) 715-819-3663 – classic brew pub eatery with a trendy ambiance
Paisley Mug (Mon-Fri, 7:00-5:00, Sat, 8:00-3:00) 715-845-5888 – trendy coffeehouse with yummy treats and light meals
Sweet Lola’s (Mon-Sat, 10:00-7:00) 715-849-5698 – local sweet shop with cookies, cakes, ice cream and treats


A Short Drive

Thrive Foodery (Mon-Sat, 11:00-9:00ish) 715-393-4040 – farm to table restaurant in a trendy atmosphere, love the maple chop and the apple fries
Masa (Mon-Thurs, 11:00-10:00, Fri-Sat, 11:00-10:30, Sun, 11:30-9:00) 715-298-6688 – sushi restaurant in a chic atmosphere
Basil (Mon-Sat, 11:00-9:00) 715-298-0677 – thai fusion restaurant in an upscale ambiance, we have loved virtually everything we have tried
Michael’s Supper Club (Mon-Sat, 4:00-10:00) 715-842-9856 – classic upscale dining in supper club-like atmosphere, recommended dishes include shrimp chartreuse, pasta bolognese and the bodoni
Fat Joe’s Pizzeria (Tue-Sun, 4:00-9:00) 715-298-0902 – local pizzeria in a casual atmosphere, love the hell fire sauce and maple knots
2510 (Mon-Sat, 11:00-10:00, Sun, 11:00-9:00) – traditional restaurant with a family style atmosphere, awesome cakes and nutty chicken salad

Worth the Trip

Pinewood Supper Club (Tue-Sat, 5:00-10:00, Sun, 4:00-9:00) 715-693-3180 – award winning classic supper club with great a brandy old fashioned
PJ’s (Sun-Thurs, 11:00-10:00, Fri & Sat, 11:00-11:00) 715-345-1600 – Contemporized Wisconsin food in a trendy atmosphere