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“From Entree To Dessert To Waitstaff... Excellent!”
Review of Back When Cafe

Back When Cafe
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Ranked #3 of 162 Restaurants in Wausau
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Italian, Healthy, Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: McClellan St.
Description: Farm to Table Style Cuisine...Using local seasonal fresh ingredients...Steaks, seafood, pasta and gluten free options.
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Any time we are near Wausau, we make it a point to dine at the Back When Cafe!
We can't think of one thing that isn't fabulous from the salads, sides, entree's to over the top amazing desserts. If you like carrot cake, then you have to try their "Towering Carrot Cake" which is HUGE and you will be taking some home. Same goes for their chocolate cake.

Friendly and competent waitstaff, and welcoming atmosphere. Wish we lived closer to this gem!

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

We don't dine here often but it's my number one choice in town. Sitting by the fire in the winter or on the patio in the summer. Wonderful atmosphere to sit back an enjoy your meal . Don't expect fast food pace. This isn't that kind of place.

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Thank mrsdwill
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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We went to BWC for the first time. Although the food was very good and plated like a picture, we found the atmosphere and our waiter less conducive to what we expected.
The waiter was somewhat standoffish and we felt we were more of a bother to him than a customer. The tables are close together so quiet or no dinner talk are the only options. For the price paid for the meal, I do not find us going back to BWC.

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Thank SharonMichals
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

as it says eaten here many times and its always been very good... and price is higher than average but not crazy so. get what you pay for. good place for business meals when you want to make a good impression

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Thank traveler_waussau
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

We went to Wausau for business and my husband asked to his colleagues for a recommendation to have dinner and the answer was unanimous: "Back When Café".
Our experience started when we sat at the bar to have a cocktail while they were setting up our table. The barman dressed the part and served our drinks with flair. The food was outstanding: for appetizer we ordered scallops wrapped in bacon, as main course: Chilean Sea Bass in parchment, extremely tender and full or flavor. Finally as dessert we had the Panna Cota. Our server (Ashley) completed the wonderful evening. My husband and I we will definitely return.

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Thank Nadyaveliz
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