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424 Lincoln St., Rhinelander, WI
1 715.362.8994
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: "Espresso bar, gourmet sandwiches & salads, seasonal homemade soup, wine...
"Espresso bar, gourmet sandwiches & salads, seasonal homemade soup, wine by the glass and specialty gifts".
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  • 28
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Off the beaten track

This delightful little cafe is located in a house with a converted first floor off the main route through town and also away from the bypass. The decor is attractive. They have a small gift shop to one side. The food was very good and nicely presented. We enjoyed the half-sandwich/half-salad... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Sherry M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This delightful little cafe is located in a house with a converted first floor off the main route through town and also away from the bypass. The decor is attractive. They have a small gift shop to one side. The food was very good and nicely presented. We enjoyed the half-sandwich/half-salad combinations. The sandwiches were on ciabatta and panini. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Twice in the last two weeks we had lunch. What a relaxing pleasant experience in this bistro style converted old home. Tables close together, lots of camaraderie with fellow diners if desired. Now to the food- coffee house menu teas, lattes, coffees, smoothies. Lunches are soup, salad and/or soups. I had brie and apple w/ turkey on cranberry wild rice... More 

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iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stopped based on previous reviews for lunch. Glad we did, food good and fun setting. Staff friendly, parking was a little bit of work but stop was worth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Just stopped in for lunch based on previous reviews. Glad we did. Really hit the spot on a cold wet day. Food great and service very friendly. Parking is a little work but worth it.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is such a great place to eat! They have a variety of interesting and unique sandwiches and salads to choose from. Some are always on the menu, and others are seasonal specials. My favorite thing is doing a half and half with a half sandwich and half salad. The summer seasonals have included fresh berries, fig and honey, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food was good and staff was friendly. Only problem was parking, we had to park on the street and walk in which would not have been a problem but it was raining pretty hars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stopped in on our way through Rhinelander. Great lunch and coffee, adults and children were all pleased. If it had been sunny, would of loved hanging out on the back patio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very cute place felt warm and cozy like being at home! Very friendly and great staff! Awesome Praline Melt Away was very good! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great tasting food and large portions. May want to split a full sandwich with another. Strawberry smoothie was very tasty.

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Wisconsin, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is the type of restaurant ladies like to lunch at with good salads, soup & sandwiches. There is a cute little patio in the back with tables & umbrellas and it is nicely landscaped. This is easy to miss, the signage doesn't really stand out and it is in a former house. Parking is in the back, as is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 424 Lincoln St., Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander
  • Phone Number: 1 715.362.8994

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

"Espresso bar, gourmet sandwiches & salads, seasonal homemade soup, wine by the glass and specialty gifts".

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