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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, Lunch, 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, Wine and Beer
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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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classy little restaurant

Lovely experience. The steak was cooked to perfection. One of the best chocolate martini's I've ever had, great job bartender. The best part was Robin our server. She was an absolute delight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
MissSwiss77
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San Francisco, California
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English first
wausau
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I never knew soup and salad would be bad, but I was wrong. My friend asked for the sour cream that was served with it be placed on the side but it was not. It was tasteless and neither of us had more than two spoons, yet when we set the full bowls to the side we were never asked... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Grill is great. Perfect for a date or a business dinner. Solid menu and really good staff. A major plus is the hotel it's in. Easily the best hotel in the area!

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Padua, Italy
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133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I was in this restaurant for a dinner with a friend. I got a ribeye and it was excellent. The location is nice, enough elegant. Professional staff !!

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. Delighted to hear you enjoyed the Ribeye & our staff. More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had the opportunity to have dinner with another couple we had not seen for over a year recently. We are at the City Grill in Wausau, WI, located in the Jefferson Street Inn. Our server Ashley knew this was a special occasion and went on the extra mile to make it enjoyable. We started out with... More 

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

Bruce, thank you for choosing the City Grill for your special occasion. We are delighted your enjoyed your experience & hope you can visit again next time your in town. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

City Grill is ranked as making one of the top ten best old fashioned in Wisconsin. I'd argue top 1 or 2. The location is excellent. The food is amazing. Great place for lunch, dinner, or just a drink with friends and/or co-workers.

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

Thanks for the great feedback Noah! We take great pride in our hand muddled old fashions. Hope to see you soon! More 

Westboro, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My husband and I decided to go here after reading the good reviews. We went for the Thurs. night Date Night special. For $45.00 you receive an appetizer to share, two entrees, a dessert to share and a bottle of wine. They had a choice of two appetizers, 3 entrees and a chef prepared dessert. We chose the 14 Hands... More 

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

Hi Pat, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback from date night. So delighted to hear your experience was such a success. We are really happy to see the great response from our Date Night Menu while trying to keep the price low & value and quality high. I will certainly pass your comments on... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fantastic waitstaff service, delicious food. Stopped here for brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Best Bloody Mary around. Nice atmosphere

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

Thank you for the great feedback on brunch. We just added the brunch menu on Sundays so your feedback is so appreciated! Hope you visit again soon. More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Lovely experience. The steak was cooked to perfection. One of the best chocolate martini's I've ever had, great job bartender. The best part was Robin our server. She was an absolute delight.

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

Thank you for the great feedback. I am delighted to hear your enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again! More 

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

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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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