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El Jalapeno Mexican Restaurante

300 N 3rd St, Lower Level, Wausau, WI 54403-5458
+1 715-842-9206
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
300 N 3rd St, Lower Level, Wausau, WI 54403-5458
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and reasonably priced. The chips were fresh and crisp, and the salsa was tasty. I ordered the Mexican tacos with steak, onions, and cilantro. Really good. Three tacos plus rice and beans was $10. Hubbie ordered a combo plate with a burrito and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FirstMateMarquette
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We had the lunch special. It was soft chimichangas and they were excellent. The guacamole and chips were also excellent. We enjoyed the desserts. The price was also very reasonable. We will be back when in Wausau.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank VanVlietTraveler
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have eaten here many times and am never disappointed. The food is always good and the margaritas are yummy!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank denisestelmacher
Reviewed 17 February 2018

So I love my fair share of Mexican food and pretty much any city I travel to need to have at least 1 stop to get my fix. I can say with 100% certainty, the shrimp tacos here are like heaven. I don't know if...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Robin G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We went for a late lunch, so I decided to try their taco soup...delish!! It’s packed full of everything good...shredded chicken, pico, guacamole, etc! The atmosphere upstairs makes you feel like you’re in Mexico...love it there!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank sueburnz
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We had a great time. Arrived just before 6 for 2$ margaritas so we ordered a couple. Food was great. Chips n Salsa were good. Margaritas were very good. Atmosphere is nice with two levels.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank handymantulsa
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Comfortable Mexican Reataurante in Washington Square in downtown Wausau. Good and service. Outside seating during warmer times of year. Good selection of tap beers. A fun place at a reasonable price

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank wausauron
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Enjoyed a dinner with husband and another couple. Food was wonderful along with the margaritas. Reasonable prices for the amount of food you receive.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Decent food. Good drinks. Allowed friends to catch up and giggle. Time spent together priceless, and the atmosphere allowed for it.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Heather C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I appreciate the space in this restaurant. It is more spread out with several types of seating options. The wait to get our food was kind of slow (and it was not busy at all when we were there). The food was excellent. Large portions...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 25crb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 N 3rd St, Lower Level, Wausau, WI 54403-5458
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-842-9206
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Our family restaurant provides authentic Mexican cuisine in a unique atmosphere. Our focus is on customer service and quality of food. With the comfort of dining, you will experience exquisite flavor, traditional dishes, and the best margaritas in town. We offer 2 for 1 margarita specials throughout the week, and have live music every 5th of the month with "Cinco de Drink-O". We also offer carry-out, reservations, and accommodations to large parties. Rent us out for your wedding reception, party, or gathering! Special catering accommodations available too!
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