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El Mezcal

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3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
715-845-9100
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Food is always very good here and we love the atmosphere. Never had a bad experience and will continue to eat here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
SamK2
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Wausau, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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English first
United States
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Every other place Americanizes the food-not here. Keep it authentic-those who love it will come. If they are related to the one in Minocqua that is too bad as that one is nothing like the one here in Wausau. Lots of parking. Nice wait staff. Even when busy you do not wait long.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

visit here regularly and have never been disapointed. They discount for veterans and actice duty military. Almost always have extras going home for a meal the next day.

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Birnamwood
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am a California girl, so I have to say I am a bit picky when it comes to good Mexican food. El Mezcal is one of the few Mexican restaurants that I will go to. The salsa is awesome, the service has always been very good, and the fajitas and burrito California can't be beat. I honestly haven't tried... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The food was excellent & plentiful. We had ordered 6 different dishes and all of them were unique & flavorful in their own way.

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Wisconsin
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Even though the restaurant is popular, I feel this is one of the lesser Mexican food places in Wausau. The food is good but not excellent. From my experience the wait staff is average and the decor is mediocre and crowded.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

El Mezcal is a favorite for us. The service is outstanding and the food is excellent. The El Mezcal Especial Fajitas are among the best we have had anywhere. The margaritas are delicious and the beer cold. The staff are always friendly and welcoming.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food and service is fantastic! Definitely our favorite place to go! They have a variety of childrens meals as well so they love it too!

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Mosinee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

El Mezcal is always a great place to eat! The prices are great and the atmosphere is fun. The portions are large but a perfect size to share. The service is excellent and the food comes quickly and is always hot.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is always very good here and we love the atmosphere. Never had a bad experience and will continue to eat here.

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Appleton
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I dine here at least once a month. The food is consistently great. The service is excellent. We have eaten in Mexico and the food at El Mezcal is just as good.

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Additional Information about El Mezcal

Address: 3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
Phone Number: 715-845-9100
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3100 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7490
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: 715-845-9100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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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?