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Depot Restaurant

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207 E Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5048
+1 559-732-8611
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
Travelers talk about
“cotton candy” (2 reviews)
“chopped salad” (2 reviews)
“pork chop” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
207 E Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5048
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We recently went to this restaurant for a nice dinner, we thought, but we were so wrong. It all started with the water, I asked for 2 ice waters with lemon, we received plain water no ice, no lemon. I ordered a shrimp cocktail, it...More

Thank plowrey
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The Depot has been our favorite restaurant for 25 years. The food was always fabulous and the service perfect. We returned to Visalia and had dinner there. We were very disappointed in the menu changes. Although the chef agreed to make my favorite scampi, it...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

HUGE Disappointment today for lunch. Took our mom for early Mother's Day lunch. Sat us in the bar. Was only a few other patrons in there, so it wasn't busy. We finally were greeted with bread that literally tasted like kerosene. After 10 minutes....still no...More

Thank Charmaine F
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

When you are planning a special family meal for the holidays, and you make reservations, and you expect to drop $50 an entree, plus beverages... you really do not expect spending 2 1/2 hours hoping anyone notices you. Arrived for 6:30 reservation... hostess walks you...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

When's for a lovely Christmas Eve dinner started with appetizers when they brought the oysters we asked for horseradish sauce never to see the waiter again. Had to go find somebody to actually get it for us. Oysters in calamari where amazing however you want...More

Thank Christin L
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

We took my Mother-in-law to the Depot for lunch on a Saturday. The food was delicious; everyone enjoyed their meal. But our only seating option was the bar, and they were unprepared and under staffed to serve there. The tables were only half set in...More

Thank lcaviglia58
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

A 5 star experience. This is a very cool place. It’s an old train station that was turned into a high-end restaurant. What made this place really special was the staff. Victoria was exceptionally nice to me, and I really enjoyed her personality. She made...More

Thank Evan W
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Wait staff very attentive and all entrees were delicious! Family dinner of six and all orders were wonderful, two different steak types ordered, one rabbit and one pork chop! I had the chopped salad and it was delicious and the pork chop, melt in your...More

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restored building and attentive staff. Similar menu to It's flagship restaurant Vintage Press but not prepared as well and simpler sides. Sea bass was overcooked. Pork chops nicely done. Great deserts and wine. Worth another visit.

Thank Jon0008
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Traveled with a tour group of 39. Service was excellent. We had a choice of 3 entrees. I had the rockfish which was very good. Husband had the roast beef which he said was excellent. I can't remember the 3rd choice. They also served a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 E Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-732-8611
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