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Wausau On Water

1300 North River Drive, Wausau, WI 54403
+1 715-298-6012
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“outside patio” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1300 North River Drive, Wausau, WI 54403
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

My kids and i had a wonderful experience at Wow. We ate the nachos, as suggested by our server. They were great. Ashleigh was such a treat! I will definitely be returning!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank arynbrown1994
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Please note that the rating reflects the area. For the area this is a great restaurant and game room to spend time with the family. The game room is varied enough for kids of all ages to enjoy, including skee ball, basketball, various ticketing games,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wisctravfamily
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you very much for this great review, we appreciate your business and the time you took to leave us this positive feedback. We look forward to your return! :)

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The food was fast to come out and was delicious. Friendly hostess and waitress. Great drink menu with reasonable prices. The food as I mentioned was served hot and within 10 minutes of ordering the food. We both really lived the sweet potato fries. Thanks...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank paulacC218MT
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you for this awesome review, Paula! We appreciate it and hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

We arrived with a group of about 20 including adults and kids for dinner time on Sat. the place was not packed, there was a lot of open seating. We requested to sit at one table, but the manager said "no" then we requested to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank jenw241
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you for rating us, Jen! First I would like to apologize for the miscommunication of your group's arrival. To help shed light on the evening, we had just had another group of 22 guests within 5 minutes of your group's arrival and with that...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a view. Had a Sunday lunch with family. Sat inside but still had a nice view of the river. Appetizers were large and varied. We had bar b que lettuce tacos. They had a slight kick to them. Members of our party...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John M
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review, John. Glad to hear you had a great visit, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Enjoyed some boneless wings and pizza. We tried the Taco pizza and Chicken bacon Ranch pizza very tasty. We then played a few games in the adjacent arcade, fun! We would not recommend the teriyaki wings too salty , our server exchanged them for honey...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank pointer2016
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed our pizza! Sorry the teriyaki wings weren't a hit, we have changed our recipe since your visit so feel free to visit again soon and try more yummy items! Thanks again!

Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Cool setting with open contemporary look. But loud, even with few people being served. Had the Cuban sandwich. Pork was dry and tasted off, like it was reheated. Server was pleasant and friendly. Maybe just go for the bar and skip the food.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank C A
Nikki G, Owner at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Sorry the Cuban sandwich wasn't tender and delicious as it usually is, CA. I am glad your service was good and hope you give us another shot! Thanks for the feedback!

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Love the pickle appetizer and my salad was excellent. So happy to have a pleasant place to dine outside by the water. Pleased to see heaters on patio and look forward to fall outside dining.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank casalamone
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

The negative review from Marne should be tossed out! WoW consistently has quality food and attentive staff. A large party such as hers? How about calling ahead for a Sunday night!? WoW is a fine new establishment that will serve the riverfront well. Fun for...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Scott B
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Went here a few months ago and was pleasantly surprised. Central Wisconsin really needed a place like this. The prices were a tad bit high, but the atmosphere and uniqueness made up for it. The beer options are endless, which is fantastic. They were still...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Berns2191
Nikki G, Manager at Wausau On Water, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your review Berns2191! We appreciate your kind words and business here at WOW! Glad to had a great visit and see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 North River Drive, Wausau, WI 54403
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-298-6012
  • E-mail
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