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El Mezcal

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$$ - $$$
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3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
+1 715-845-9100
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hannibal, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

It is a nicer Mexican place. I ate here quite a bit while staying at a nearby hotel. My favorite thing to order is the Special Dinner.

Thank o7oBaseMetal
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here a little before 6:30 on a Saturday evening. The place looked really busy, but our party of four was seated immediately. We were quickly sevrved chips, salsa, and drinks. Our food came in about 6 minutes! Our waiter, Fermando, was very helpful and efficient. Food was delicious. So happy with this wonderful restaurant!

Thank Andrea S
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I have gone to several El Mezcal's in the central Wisconsin area and I have never been disapointed. They must be related as the menu seems the same. I will have to state that I am so well pleased by the shrimp chimmi that I have only tried a few of the lunch specials but regardless, I have always been... More 

Thank Relevart99
Wausau, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nice menu with perfect portions served. prices are reasonable and the servers are always friendly. all-around nice quick place to eat.

Thank 167caribou
Phillips, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Service is really fast and friendly. Clean, nice tables and floors. Very comfortable eating here. High booths so you don't have to look at other people stuff their faces (awesomeness). Food is really great too! Excellent.

Thank Honey W
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've enjoyed the food several times. Never a bad meal. The food is fresh and served quickly. The wait staff is friendly and accommodating. I've never had to wait for a table. It doesn't rate 5 stars as sometimes the bar area is quite loud, so it's probably not for a quiet, romantic date and occasionally the it takes times... More 

Thank Kimberly H
Westboro, Wisconsin
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105 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Service was very good. There were quite a few people dining during a mid-afternoon visit. Chips and salsa were not that good. Meals were nothing special. We are not fans of this chain of Mexican restaurants, although, this one was better than Marshfield or Ladysmith's.

Thank Patricia C
Schofield, Wisconsin
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149 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Had to try this place but wish I hadn't. Service was only fair. I had Carnitas and they were dry and tasteless. She had a chimmi and said that was ok . Not a bad place, just not impressed. Would I go back? No

Thank 58Thomas_H
Wausau, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to enjoy Mexican food in the Wausau area? I am rarely disappoint with El Mezcal. I love their fajitas and chimi's! They also erver their meals with warm tortilla chips and fresh salsa. The portions are always plenty to fill any appetite.

1 Thank DaleVC54401
Weston, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I love starting off with warm salty crispy chips and a bowl of salsa. The wait staff is great, the food is served scalding hot and they are not skimpy on the portions. I never have room for dessert. The only thing that irritates me is they don't give you sour cream with their awesome chicken quesadillas. It's a buck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-845-9100

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?