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Noodle Cafe of Wilmette

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708 12th St, Wilmette, IL 60091-2668
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fairly small kitchen does not hamper the wonderful food found here. They cut the pasta at the front counter so you know it's fresh. There is a fairly diverse menu with variations on combinations that probably calculates to a thousand possibilities. I opted for one of the specials - a lasagna with creme sauce mushrooms and spinach. I don't... More 

Thank MRbluegill
Wilmette, Illinois
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a solid place. From the courteous and efficient wait-staff to the short but fine craft beer list and the menu full of creative italian and old standbys, the Noodle remains our go-to restaurant in downtown Wilmette. We have just never had a bad meal there. For those unfamiliar, yes, the interior is a bit tight, but relax. Those people... More 

Thank AdmiralGanteaume
Plainfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My BFF and I met there for some lunch. We both ordered the lunch platters, which were reasonably priced. When it arrived, I didn't expect the smaller portion, but it ended up to be just right. We went with the Pad Thai classic, and it was delicious!!! The space was a bit open, don't expect to have private conversations... But... More 

Thank jen4clarke
McLean, VA
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167 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This tiny restaurant is a favorite of my sister's for their pasta and soups. You can watch the pasta being made near the front door. The whole place is about 15 tables. I had the special spinach and black olive lasagna with tomato cream sauce. It was very good but perhaps too heavy on the olives which drowned out the... More 

Thank swimmom1dc
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I needed a quick, homemade dinner for my husband's 40th birthday. I picked up a cheese lasagna and a beef lasagna. 90 minutes later, my in-laws thought I made it myself!! AND, the bread pudding was a-mazing!! The Noodle saved the day!!

Thank Nicole B
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Their homemade pasta and soups are always very good. Service is friendly and attentive. You really can't go wrong here.

Thank KCallahans
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Best fresh yummy noodle place I have been to. Hear it was good but not being a fan of going out for pasta I resisted, but then one day my kid wanted to go as she had gone with friends, so we did and it was seriously out of this world and for me in my head it made it... More 

Thank Marnie B
Wilmette, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

The food and customer service is good. We prefer take-out since the acoustics can be a problem; the restaurant can be noisy.

Thank 822kat12
Evanston, Illinois
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144 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Third time here. Partner got Salmon (quite good). I got eggplant parm (a special), which was undercooked. We both got angel hair garlic with tarragon asparagus sauce. OMG. AMAZING. Who cares about anything else. Service excellent--got comped on wine and dessert because they didn't have a full glass (bet it was 75%) and sending eggplant back. What a wonderful restaurant.

Thank jaz79h
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145 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I have been here multiple times and it is always a positive experience. I would go more often if I wasn't trying to watch my weight. The soups are absolutely terrific. Their signature Fresh Tomato Basil soup is superb and never disappoints. The choice of homemade pastas is great as are the sauce choices. And the portions are very generous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 12th St, Wilmette, IL 60091-2668
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: 847-251-2228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?