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The Crimson Cafe

424 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3534
+1 715-362-8994
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (30 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
424 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3534
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11 - 20 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place enough to eat there every week. The salads are amazing! The balsamic dressing is sweet - I could eat it with a spoon, yum! Great sandwiches. Best hot chocolate in town. Highly recommend!!

Thank Summer A
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Always great service! i love the strawberry jet teas and the smoked turkey chipotle is the perfect amount of spice! Parking is easiest if you park on the side street and walk up trust me. Hidden gem of the Northwoods. We are from Minnesota and...More

Thank Colin N
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I absolutely love this place! The food is very good and unique and the atmosphere is wonderful. You will not be disappointed. I do wish that they served a little later in the day though.

Thank fred11GreenLake
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stop here every year on our way to Nicolet Shores. Wonderful menu with seasonal selections, delicious coffee and stocking stuffers to choose from. Great place for joining friends or an oasis besides restaurant chains.

Thank William S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Simple menu with great food. Quiet and private seating and also has a gift shop available. Tables set for two or four people.

Thank Terence B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a converted older home. Great atmosphere. Friendly table service, great choices and coffee. Good prices with very adequate amount of food. Love to go there for lunch. Also a small gift room with unique gifts. This is a soup- salad-panini-wrap eatery....More

Thank KristiLBF
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We found this cafe on-line and it was near where we were shopping. It is housed in a converted bungalow and also has several patio tables outside to dine in the backyard among the shade and gardens. The menu included specialty cold sandwiches/wraps and a...More

Thank Marcia628
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always make a point of having lunch and shopping with friends when I'm in the Rhinelander area. Always so much fun, great food & specialty drinks and gifts galore.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe, stopped on a Sunday afternoon. Great portions and fantastic tasting. Husband had the chicken salad crosant and I had the tomato basil turkey pananini.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 16 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3534
  • 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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