2305 Sherman St
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 845-3000
Banquet: (715) 845-8800
Fax: (715) 845-5900

Hours of Operation

Sun - Thu: 11:00 am-12:00 am
Fri - Sat: 11:00 am-2:30 am


Great Dane Wausau

The Great Dane Pub brings Wisconsin’s number one brewery/restaurant concept to Wausau! Located just off highway 39 at exit 191, The Wausau Great Dane, situated in the former Hereford & Hops building at 2035 Sherman Street, opened for business in May 2009. Extensive interior renovations have created the ultimate brewpub experience for the Wausau community, and the easy-on, easy-off highway location is perfect for travelers headed to summer lake destinations or to the Granite Peak ski area in winter.

The Great Dane in Wausau features all the amenities of the Madison pubs, plus a 75-seat private event space and 300-seat banquet hall for weddings, anniversaries and corporate functions. The main bar room’s raised circular booths are a great spot for dining and people watching. The stylish pool hall bar overlooks two intimate lounge areas, fireplace, six TVs, plus billiards, shuffleboard, darts and other games. The main dining area includes comfortable “snug” booths and a private room with seating for up to twenty-four guests. If the weather is nice enjoy your meal in our 100 seat Beer Garden or sample some beers on the outdoor deck. If not, find your niche inside with “WAUSOME” views of the brewing tanks and enjoy the excellent products, service and atmosphere that make The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company America’s quintessential brewpubs!


Upcoming Events

Sat Feb 16th to Sun Feb 17th
9:00pm to 1:00am
Fri Feb 22nd to Sat Feb 23rd
9:00pm to 1:00am
Sat Feb 23rd to Sun Feb 24th
9:00pm to 1:00am

America's Pub Quiz • Game Of Thrones

In the Quiz of Thrones, you quiz or you die.

Join us as America's Pub Quiz has an entire night all about the book series "A Song of Ice & Fire" & the TV show, Game of Thrones. Anything & everything from the Game of Thrones universe is fair game. 

While it's free to play, we ask that you please support the venues that are hosting these events by eating or drinking during our show. Freeloaders will be sent to guard The Wall.

Trivia is coming. You know nothing!
Join us, Sunday, January 27th.

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM

Banquet Reservation

The Great Dane Pub offers a Large Banquet Room with capacity to seat 65 - 300 guests. This room features a beautiful built in dance floor and bar. Small groups feel right at home in the Small Banquet Room that accommodates 20 – 65 guests, featuring a private dining experience for social gatherings and dinner meetings. Guests will enjoy a built in bar and flat screen television in the Small Banquet Room.

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Wausau Weddings

The Great Dane has become Wausau’s premier wedding and banquet facility. Since our debut in May of 2009, we have been committed to the total satisfaction of our guests. Anticipating and exceeding your needs, creating a cherished and memorable occasion... whether it is an intimate rehearsal dinner or an extravagant wedding reception. Let us make your Wedding vision a reality.

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