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Depot Nuevo Restaurant

Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
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1139 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2603
847-251-3111
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wilmette, Illinois
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The free chips were tasty and had a wonderful crunch, not the hard donkey chip crunch that my dentist warned me against. They let me mix or match the tacos, so I got to try 3 different flavors - all of them were good.

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Thank Gale T
Portland
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been visiting relatives in the area and wanted to have "something special" for dinner the other night. We'd heard good and not-so-good about this place from a number of different people, but it is conveniently located and looked kinda cute from the outside, so we thought we'd give it a try and form our own... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Depot Nuevo has a lovely veranda/outdoor eating area. Unfortunately, the night we visited the temperature was in the 90s and Wilmette was experiencing thunderstorms. So, we ate inside the restaurant. I am sure the ambiance outside would have been nicer. The food was very good. The tortilla chips were light and crunchy and were served with two types of salsa.... More 

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Kentucky
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205 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a 6:30 reservation to beat the crowds and got a patio table which was delightfully . Server promptly arrived and we ordered a spread of Margheritas I got Escalade and it was fabulous. Beautifully served in heavy glass. I ordered steak enchiladas Rojas style and substituted sweet potato fries and broccoli. Wonderfully full flavors with plenty of foods. .... More 

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

It could be the difference between Italian and Mexican, but I just can't seem to get hooked on the food at what is otherwise a very nice location and ambience in downtown Wilmette. Years ago, a fire gave them a chance to update the kitchen and dining room indoors (the porch has always been great), but at last, this diner... More 

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Thank AdmiralGanteaume
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We eat at Depot Nuevo regularly. The food is consistently great! Always fresh! We have never had a disappointing meal at this restaurant. They have a creative and extensive Margarita and Tequila Menu as well. Great service, what's not to love?!

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Thank KCallahans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely outdoor patio in the summer that adds great space when enclosed for the winter. Best chips and salsa and margaritas anywhere!! All salads are delicious with awesome homemade dressing.

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Thank V2485MGbethm
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I always end up here for a nightcap! The bartenders are awesome and very knowledgeable . The spicy margarita is delicious!

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Thank Rlfchigal10
Evanston, Illinois
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144 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here with some friends. Ok enough but nothing special. That Little Mexican Cafe in Evanston still my Mexican favorite for both Margaritas and food.

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Thank jaz79h
Chicago, Illinois
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284 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We enjoyed this lovely restaurant after a wonderful movie at the Wilmette Theatre! They had an Elderflower Margarita that was Fantastic! Elderflower liquer tastes like lychee, very yimmy..... Great start!!! We enjoyed the specials of the day: Scallops - nicely seared, very good Rib Eye Steak - wow, loved this! Service was Terrific - very knowledgeable & super friendly.... Perfect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1139 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: 847-251-3111

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