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La Estacion

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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BEBIDAS - BEVERAGES‏
Soft Drinks
Agua Fresca De Horchata
Homemade drink, made w/ rice, milk, vanilla & cinnamon. Very tasty!
AGUA FRESCA DE JAMAICA (Hibiscus drink)
Mexico's most beloved thirst quencher. Made from yellow petals of hibiscus & honey. This drink is delicious & high in vitamin c.
JARRITOS (Mexican Soda)
Tamarindo, limon, fruit punch, piña, naranja, sidral, & sangria.
Sprecher Root Beer
TE HELADO - FRESHLY BREWED ICED TEA (Free refills)
Te Caliente - Hot Tea
LECHE - Milk
CAFÉ - Coffee
Premium 100% Colombian coffee is served w/ pure cream. Free refills - 1/2 pound whole bean or ground coffee is available for purchase.
Café Jalisco
Our original blend. Brewed w/ cinnamon.
DE LA CANTINA - FROM THE BAR
Beer
El Jardin‏ serves a variety of popular mexican beer, imported beers from other countries & domestic beers!
Imported
Corona, corona light, xx lager (tap & bottle), xx amber (tap & bottle), tecate, pacifico, sol, carta blanca, negra modelo, modelo, bohemia, east side dark (tap), blue moon, heineken, hacker pschorr weisse.
Domestic
Miller lite (tap & bottle), miller chill, miller high life, mgd, mgd light, budweiser, bud light, bud lime, michelob ultra, leinenkugels honey weiss, smirnoff ice, coors light, sharp’s, o’douls.
Draft Beer
Xx amber, xx especial
Michelada Mexican Beer Coctail
Try the michelada, which is a popular mexican alcoholic beverage. It is similar to a bloody mary but containing beer instead. The michelada is a combination of hot sauce, fresh lime-juice in a frosted mug w/ salt around the rim. Choose your favorite beer w/ it. For those, who like spice in their life.
MARTINIS‏
Big Apple Mojitini
If you‏ enjoy mojitos, you'll love this martini! Made w/ big apple bacardi rum, newly picked mint leaves, & a splash of club soda.
Pomegranate Martini
Three olives pomegranate vodka, dekuyper pomegranate liqueur & fresh pomegranate juice.
El Matador
El madador (the bullfighter) lives up to its name. A cool combination of premium tequila, triple sec, pineapple juice, grenadine w/ a touch of mango.
Tropical Martini
Tasteful blend of malibu mango & passion-fruit w/ a splash of pineapple juice. Delicious!
Mexican Mango Martini
This drink is for those who enjoy martinis fused w/ the perfect blend of sweetness & spicyness. Made w/ mouthwatering mango juice, lime juice, vodka & a few splashes of hot sauce. Inspired by world-renouned mexican candy.
Non-Alcoholic
Sharps, o'doul's amber
Regular $12 oz
Large $17 oz.
Pitcher $42 oz.
Jumbo margarita
Margaritas
Original - strawberry
VINO - WINE
Castle Rock Pinot Noir, California
This Burgundian varietal is elegant & medium-body, offering aromas of cherry, tea & herbal spice on the palate it is smooth w/ a silky texture & mild tanning, giving flavors of black cherry, plum & spice, & finishing long & harmoniously.
Don Rodolfo Malbec, Argentina
It's elegant & light, w/ strawberry & cherry flavors supported by firm tannins. It's impressively refined.
De Bortoli, Australia
This medium-to-full-bodied wine has a deep, rich purple color & delicious aromas of black cherries, licorice, plums & dried herbs. The wine possesses intense fruit flavors that are balanced by firm tannins, ending w/ a delightfully long finish.
Osborne Solaz
Tempranillo/Cabernet, Spain
Composed & graceful w/ ripe red fruit flavors & a smooth, structured finish.
Montecillo Crianza, Spain
This tempranillo grape is aged for more than one year in oak barrels & one year in bottle, this wine is ruby red w/ intense fruit aromas, ideal w/ white or red meat.
HOUSE WINES‏
White Zinfandel
Pink, fresh & fruity. Loaded w/ fresh strawberry aromas & flavor. Just the right amount of sweetness.
Chardonnay
Potent, w/ aromas of papaya, preserves, honey, pineapple, peaches & pears along w/ notes of herbs. Full-bodied w/ a long & pleasant finish.
Sauvignon Blac
Pale green color w/ aromas of lime, grapefruit & pineapple. Crisp, assertive, tasty & full-bodied, w/ a mineral edge.
Merlot
Very dark, w/ aromas of coffee, oak & crushed berries. Sleek w/ distinct green poblano. A nice, long, round finish echoes w/ toast, dark chocolate & berry. A very engaging, yet easy wine.
Cabernet
Brick red hue. Peppery aromas of black plum & earth. Concentrated flavors of blackberry, espresso & tar have a milk chocolate texture. Long cedary close.
NEW SUMMER WINE DELIGHTS
Trapiche Torrontes, Argentina
Torrontes is Argentina's signature varietal. Yellow-gold, w/ green traces in color, this wine has a unique, floral & fruity bouquet. In taste it is aromatic, dry & delicate. It is a well-structured, fine & elegant wine.
Wollershiem Prarie Fume, Wisconsin
A Wisconsin wine w/ a crisp, fresh, semi-dry white bursting w/ citrus & tropical fruit highlights. Awarded Double-Gold & Best of Class in 2004 & named #5 of Top 100 Wines East of the Rockies.
Gazela Vinho Verde, Portugal
Here's a zesty, light & crisp white offering bright lime & pear flavors w/ subtle spicy notes of ginger & even a hint of tangerine on the lively palate. Pure & clean, this is a truly refreshing wine. [Crisp, Citrus, Pear, Light-bodied]
Folonari Pinot Grigio, Italy
This wine is made from pinot grigio grapes. It has a fragrant, bouquet, a dry clean taste w/ an elegant background of green apple. It pairs well w/ seafood appetizers & light foods.
Bloom Riesling, Germany
With aromas of peaches & honeysuckle giving way to a pleasing palate full of sweetness & acidity. A unique delight crisp & refreshing
Join us Tuesday for 1/2 off Bottles of wine & 2-4-1 Glass specials
ENTICING SUMMER DRINKS‏
La Estacion Sangria
A perfect blend of fresh-squeezed lime juice, brandy, a splash of club soda & lambrusco. Quite a treat!
Hypnotize Me
Tropical tasting combination of Hypnotic, Grey Goose Vodka & pineapple juice.
Lalo's Punch
An interfusion of Bacardi O, Razz, Coco & Big Apple. Along w/ a splash of cranberry & pineapple juice. Watch out… this drink comes w/ a bite.
Piña Colada
Try our‏ delicious house recipe. Topped w/ fresh coconut, orange & cherry. Try different flavors like Madori, Mango & Strawberry!
New Mojito's
Muddled mint leaves, fresh lime juice w/ simple syrup, Bacardi rum, topped w/ club soda. Minty refreshing drink. Try it w/ Raspberry, made w/ real tasty jumbo raspberries! Cuban favorite.
MARGARITA FAVORITES
Classic Margaritas
America's #1 cocktail. Enjoy it on the rocks or blended. Flavors: Lime, Strawberry, Mango, Raspberry, Blue, Peach, Banana, Wild Berry, Bahama Mama, Guayaba, Passion Fruit, Watermelon & Rainbow.
1800 Perfect Margarita
Made w/‏ Grand Marnier &1800 Reposado Tequila.
Centenario Margarita
Voted the best tasting Margarita. Made w/ Centenario Añejo Tequila.
The Billionaire's Margarita
3-G's MARGARITA
The cognac of Margaritas. Made w/ Tres Generaciones Ultra Premium Tequila.
Don Julio Margarita
Made w/ Don Julio Reposado Tequila. Crisp, clean & smoottaste.
Paloma
Cazadores Tequila, fresh limejuice & squirt, served w/ a salted rim. Most popular drink in Mexico.
INVITING ADDITIONS‏
Pomegranite Margarita
Check out our delightful new addition to our extensive margarita selections. This Margarita is made w/ Reposado tequila, top shelf Pama (Pomogranite) Liqueur along w/ fresh pomogranite juice. Rich w/ antioxidants & flavor.
Waborita
This drink was invented & made famous by Sammy Hagar. His restaurant & club, the Cabo Wabo Cantina, in Cabo, San Lucas, serves this drink to thirsty travelers & tourists. Be careful though, it's stronger than it tastes.
Imported Mexican tequila is available!
BOTANAS - APPETIZERS
We use 100% olive oil & canola oil.
Coctel De Camaron
A rich‏ delicious version of a shrimp cocktail. Containing ketchup, orange juice, shrimp broth, fresh lime juice, oregano, & a hint of red sauce. Garnished w/ diced onions, avocado, cilantro, jalapeño peppers.
Guacamole Con Tostaditas
Generous amount of avocado dip made w/ a blend of ripe avocados, tomatoes & sweet onions. Served in a crispy tortilla bowl w/ chips.
Orden De Nachos
A generous amount of corn tortilla chips topped w/ refried beans, melted cheese, avocado slices & jalapeños.
Nachos Con Carne
A generous amount of corn tortilla chips topped w/ melted cheese, beans, avocado slices, jalapeños & ground beef.
Queso Fundido Con Chorizo O Rajas
Melted monterrey jack cheese w/ Mexican sausage or poblano pepper slices. Refried beans on the side & corn or flour tortillas.
Tostadas De Ceviche
Two tostadas layered w/ guacamole & ceviche - fresh fish, marinated in zesty lime juice. A colorful & nutritious appetizer.
Shrimp Quesadillas
Two fold-over flour tortillas filled w/ shrimp & monterrey jack cheese grilled to melting point, w/ a side of guacamole.
PRICE RANGE
$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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All reviews brunch chips and salsa fajitas pozole rice steak mango shrimp taco pancakes salad train station mexican restaurant excellent chicken yummy margaritas beautiful patio our waiter
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here maybe 10 years ago when our daughter was a nursing student at nearby Carroll College (now Carroll University). It was pricey then, but had a certain authentic air about both the decor and the quality of the food. Such a shame it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HillaryClev
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This restaurant is an old train depot. You can be seated in the main depot or in one of the train cars. If you want comfortable seating, take the depot and not the train cars. This time I tried their Bistec Con Rajas Y Queso,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

There are multiple other locations for authentic Mexican food with much better value. The drinks here are geared towards sugar and alcohol . The food is great but again you can pay much less and get same if not better food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Greyson W
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We frequent this restaurant in the old Chicago & Northwestern depot in Waukesha fairly often. You can either eat in the depot itself or in a converted passenger car. The Sunday brunch is very popular and has a variety of US & Mexican favorites. In...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank James Z
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

That's wonderful news! I appreciate your positive review. Thank you!!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Not only is this a unique place in Waukesha, you can sit in a train car to eat! There's a great bar to start your night, and choose to dine outside or in a train car, or in regular dining area, the food is absolutely...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Cheryl S
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Cheryl, I am glad you had a wonderful time. Thank you!!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

we visit this mexican restaurant occasionally. food is usually pretty good, large portions and reasonably priced. occasionally they must be short on help or still in training and then the food and service goes from very good to poor. must be just the full moon...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank edisadog2
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Matt, I appolize for your experience. Please feel free to talk with a manager on staff with your concerns. Thank you!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Authentic Mexican food in a fun, colorful atmosphere! Beautiful patio in warm weather, great drinks and friendly service!! Excellent Value!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jkdmiranda1
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Jkdmiranda1: I appreciate hearing about your wonderful expereince. Thank you!

Reviewed May 29, 2018

Very bicycling friendly, not far off the path Excellent food, very inexpensive I would go back anytime

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank E8583PXrobertw
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

E8583PXrobertw I am happy you enjoyed your time. Thank you!!

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

At first glance you might not think much of the resturant but its a good place. The mexican food was pretty good. They serve you salsa with chips but if you like hot sauce you'll have to ask for the hotter sauce. I had the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sylcas_87
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

sylcas_87: I am glad you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to serving you soon. Thank you!

Reviewed April 9, 2018

Love this restaurant. The waiter provided excellent advice and steered me toward and excellent chicken dish which was not to hot. The appetizer was excellent. The service and food overall were excellent. The bill was not bad at all either.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dale H
MarcoMarquez319, Owner at La Estacion, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Dale: I appreciate your positive review. Please return soon. Thank you!!

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