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Peking Chinese and American Restaurant

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221 Scott St, Wausau, WI 54403-4858
715-842-8080
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Major disappointment

We went here based on the reviews. The restaurant is in a beautiful old hotel but the food was disappointing. The shrimp dish my husband had had plenty of shrimp but was overloaded with frozen peas and virtually tasteless. The noodle and vegetable dish I had was low on different types of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Arkansas
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Arkansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We went here based on the reviews. The restaurant is in a beautiful old hotel but the food was disappointing. The shrimp dish my husband had had plenty of shrimp but was overloaded with frozen peas and virtually tasteless. The noodle and vegetable dish I had was low on different types of vegetables and virtually tasteless. We asked for chili... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is always my first choice and we have never had anything but wonderful food and service. 5 star all the way. The sweet & sour shrimp is the best!!

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Wausau, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The Peking has great food, hands down. But what I love most about this place is their bar area. They have a wonderful staff that mixes up classic cocktails set against a historic back-drop. The restaurant is located inside the former Landmark Hotel in Wausau. Back in its prime, travelers from all over the world would flock to the nearby... More 

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Marathon, WI
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had never been to Peking until this visit and I was very pleased. We were celebrating a birthday and anniversary and wanted to go somewhere new - what a great choice! We had a reservation - that I made online (very convenient). Both servers we had were very friendly, knowledgeable of the menu and attentive (nice job Allen &... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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211 reviews 211 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

There is a fairly large amount of Asians in Wisconsin and some have them have chosen to go into the food industry. The VAST majority that I've been to: Chinese, Tai, Korean, Vietnamese, etc have been excellent. Peking is the best so far in part because of the ambience. It is in the Landmark Hotel in downtown Wausau; a beautifully... More 

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East Troy, Wisconsin
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I've been to Peking several times over the years, and am never disappointed. Its great Chinese food in a very nice restaurant. I enjoy the throwback vibe of this classic old hotel. Will always make a visit whenever in town and would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. Super friendly staff as well.

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Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I have been dining at the Peking Restaurant since it opened. Most of my dining is for lunch, but I have enjoyed evening meals both dining in and taking out. The food is excellent. Local companies hosting visitors from Asian countries bring their guests to the Peking, to very positive reviews. As an aside, the mixed drink and wine serving... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is a place where you can get a quick oriental lunch that can't be beat, The lunch menu is somewhat limited which allows you to get in and out as quick as you may need. If you want to take a leisurely lunch, that is fine too.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

What a beautiful atmosphere here! We were told that the main dining area was a ballroom from the 1920's. The food was great, although we didn't get too adventurous in our ordering (3/4 of us had some type of fried rice for our meal!). We had made reservations for 7:30 and were seated promptly. A few disappointments we had: upon... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Chinese at its best, a must try if you are a fan!!!!! The dinning room has been maintained to hold the true value of what I believe used to be an old ballroom. They will typically have a piano player, playing in the corner of the dinning room which is enjoyable. They have fantastic wines and spirits to choose from,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Scott St, Wausau, WI 54403-4858
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: 715-842-8080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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