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203 Jefferson Street, Jefferson Street Inn, Wausau, WI 54403
+1 715-848-2900
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The City Grill is where you can get a good steak but don't need to dress...
The City Grill is where you can get a good steak but don't need to dress up to eat it. Housed in the beautiful downtown Wausau, it's a revolving door of locals seeking fine dining in a trendy atmosphere decorated in local art. The City Grill hosts live music once a week and is a great place to take a date, meet friends for appetizers or just watch the game with friends. And while the fillets and martinis taste top dollar, we promise they won't empty your pocketbook. In addition, City Grill offers banquet facilities, located on the 2nd floor of building. Our professional planners will help you choose the hall to accommodate your guests and will help you plan a personalized reception or meeting. Whether hosting 2 guests or 400, the City Grill & Jefferson Street Inn is the perfect venue for corporate events, board retreats, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, showers, gift openings and brunches. Our personalized service ensures that every detail is carried out according to your specific taste and style.
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
City Grill

Met up with friends for drinks, great atmosohere and delicious food. Ellen was the Bartender and she has fantastic! We'll be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Hillary S
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Libertyville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited City Grill at the end of a 10 day road trip hoping for for a good meal and we were not disappointed. Great meal, fantastic risotto, wonderful service. Ashley took care of us like we were her only table, always there at the right time to keep our drinks topped off and time our meals perfectly after the very... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Craig, thank you for the great review. Guest feedback is always appreciated as we count on you, our guests, to tell us how we are doing. We hope you visit again. More 

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

my wife and I make a point to have a "date" night once a month. we have a certain restaurant that we usually go to in Wausau that is "our" restaurant but die to the fact that one of the owners had surgery recently they were closed. my wife asked a few friends about other possible locations and she was... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for your kind words. I am delighted to hear that we exceeding your expectations and were able to customize the menu items to your liking. We try our best to accommodate or modified menu items to fit each persons palate. I will certainly pass your review along to our kitchen staff and your server Ashley. Feedback like... More 

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My in-laws took my wife and I out for our anniversary recently. I suggested City Grill and it turned out to be a great night. Our waiter Jayson was spot on with his food descriptions and suggestions. His courtesy and elegant demeanor was top notch. He knew the menu inside and out and could describe items in a unique and... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We pride ourselves on exceeding our guests expectations and I hope we succeed with you and your family. I will be sure to past your great words onto Jayson! More 

Poplar Grove, IL
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179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

When we checked in to the Jefferson Street Inn we walked in to the restaurant off the lobby to check it out. We decided to meet down there for a drink before dinner. When we met we decided that since we did not know any other place in town this one looked as nice as we needed. I am glad... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Mike, I am delighted to hear that both the Jefferson Street Inn & City Grill enhanced your visit to Wausau. We hope you visit again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Met up with friends for drinks, great atmosohere and delicious food. Ellen was the Bartender and she has fantastic! We'll be back

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hillary - Thank you for your great feedback. Ellen is always mixing up something new to try. I will certainly make sure she receives your kind words. More 

Wausau, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We go to the City Grill at the Jefferson Inn in Wausau when we want to celebrate something special. We do this because the setting is neat, the service is great, and the food is always outstanding. We have eaten at the table cloth tables and at the bar ---both have always been fun and good. I suppose on one... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Edward - Thank you for a great review. I am delighted to hear we continue to exceed your expectations. Please try our new Sunday "funday" Brunch menu offered 9am-4pm on Sundays with live music 11am-2pm. More 

Wausau, wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We hosted the Champions of Business event at City Grill, using all the space on the second floor. 260 people with a very detailed list and strict timeline. The ambiance and details of the set-up were excellent. With music, singers, and multiple speakers, everything was executed perfectly with their staff. Menu was Hawaiian Sea Bass, Tenderloin, and a Butternut Ravioli... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. The City Grill is honored to host such a prestige's event and we look forward to working with you in the future. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I love the City Grill. The hostess Nikki is such a sweetheart and all the staff members have always been extremely nice to me. Their food portions are rather large so I almost always have leftovers. The butternut squash ravioli is delicious and their Friday fish fry special and their prime rib special on Saturday is something definitely worth checking... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Brianna- Thank you for your great feedback. I will certainly make sure Nikki receives your kind words as well. I appreciate your business! More 

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed at the Jefferson Street in over Mothers Day. We made reservations for the Mothers Day Brunch at the City Grill. We typically are not buffet people, but having ate at the City Grill several times for dinner I was willing to give it a try. It was by far the best buffet I've ever been to. Food was... More 

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Rory- I am delighted to hear our staff make you feel welcomed and you enjoyed our Mothers day brunch. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Oconto, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

One of the best steaks I ever had in a restaurant. Service fast friendly and funny. Able to watch hockey on one TV and baseball on the other. Beer was very cold. Just what I needed to relax.

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Ashley R, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hope you visit again soon! More 

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Additional Information about City Grill

Address: 203 Jefferson Street, Jefferson Street Inn, Wausau, WI 54403
Phone Number: +1 715-848-2900
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 Jefferson Street, Jefferson Street Inn, Wausau, WI 54403
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-848-2900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

The City Grill is where you can get a good steak but don't need to dress up to eat it. Housed in the beautiful downtown Wausau, it's a revolving door of locals seeking fine dining in a trendy atmosphere decorated in local art. The City Grill hosts live music once a week and is a great place to take a date, meet friends for appetizers or just watch the game with friends. And while the fillets and martinis taste top dollar, we promise they won't empty your pocketbook. In addition, City Grill offers banquet facilities, located on the 2nd floor of building. Our professional planners will help you choose the hall to accommodate your guests and will help you plan a personalized reception or meeting. Whether hosting 2 guests or 400, the City Grill & Jefferson Street Inn is the perfect venue for corporate events, board retreats, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, showers, gift openings and brunches. Our personalized service ensures that every detail is carried out according to your specific taste and style.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?