Xoco Bistro

XOCO BISTRO (WICKER PARK)  |  1471 NORTH MILWAUKEE AVE  |  CHICAGO  |  (872) 829-3821

ABOUT XOCO BISTRO

Inviting neighborhood Mexican Bistro and Bar.

Xoco, a farm-to-table neighborhood Mexican bistro from award-winning chef Rick Bayless located in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park. The rustic menu features Mexican classics.  Taking inspiration from street vendors and market stalls across Mexico, the menu is filled with Mexico’s most soul satisfying dishes. Snacky treats like chicharrón, ceviche, sopes, and choose-your-toppings guacamole, sets the table for tortas, tacos and caldos along with a host of classic plates.  Xoco’s festive spirit extends to the bar where 20 taps of local craft beer anchor a spectacular selection of housemade artisan cocktails, wines, tequilas and mezcales.  Stop by for a casual weekday bite and draft beer or a festive weekend brunch or dinner with hand-shaken margaritas.

“One of Chicago’s best spots.” Time Out Chicago


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LOCATION AND HOURS

XOCO BISTRO

ADDRESS:
1471 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

HOURS:
Tuesday–Thursday 11:00am-10:00pm
Friday 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-11:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-8:00pm
Closed Monday

Learn about our sister restaurant:
Xoco (River North)

Xoco Bistro

Classic Mexican Comfort Food

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Xoco Bistro in Wicker Park serves tortas, caldos and classic Mexican comfort food starting at 11am, Tuesday-Friday

We serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am until 2pm. Chocolate, churros and chilaquiles are served all day.


Xoco Bistro Menu

CATERING & EVENTS

FIESTA FRIENDLY FARE FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT
Plan the perfect fiesta with crowd-pleasing fare from award-winning chef Rick Bayless. Our catering and private events menus are filled with Mexico’s most soul satisfying flavors from our wood-burning oven.

Your guests can make their own tacos with our house-made corn tortillas and choose from an array of toppings. Include our freshly–made guacamole, amazing sides, and top-of-the-line margaritas for a fun fiesta spread at Xoco Bistro or packaged to go for your catered event.

For more information on Xoco Bistro catering and private events, contact us at catering@xocobistro.com.

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Mexican street food fiesta!

Xoco Catering Request Form
Please note this form only serves as a request. We appreciate advanced notice so we can provide what you need, when you need it! Once submitted, a member of our team will contact you for order confirmation. Please feel free to email us at catering@xocobistro.com if you don't hear from us within 24 hours. Xoco Bistro is closed Mondays.

Taco Fiesta

Make your own tacos with housemade corn tortillas and salsa. Please specify number of tacos per person and choice of fillings
 2 Tacos per person (choice of 1-2 fillings)
 3 Tacos per person (choice of 1-3 fillings)
 4 Tacos per person (choice of 1-4 fillings)
 Carnitas / ultra-tender braised pork shoulder, pickled white onions
 Baja Chicken / grilled Gunthorp Farms chicken
 Cochinita Pibil / achiote-marinated Gunthorp Farms suckling pig
 Barbacoa /ancho-braised Creekstone Farms short rib
 Mushroom / River Valley Ranch woodland mushrooms in slow-roasted garlic

Guacamole Bar

Serves 10 people. Please select quantity and specify choice of toppings.
Guacamole Bar / includes just-made chips, tomatillo salsa, three-chile salsa, and guacamole with choice of two toppings:
 spicy roasted poblano and serrano chiles 
 queso fresco 
 sun-dried tomatoes 
 Pepitas(Mexican pumpkin seeds)

Sides

Each side serves 10 people. Please select quantity.
Xoco Chips / just-made tortilla chips
Tomatillo Salsa / roasted tomatillos, fresh serranos
3-Chilie Salsa / Guajillo, pickled Morita and Cascabel chiles
Guacamole / with cilantro and onion
Sikil Pak / creamy Yucatecan pumpkin seed-habanero dip
Cucumber & Jicama / for dipping
Plantain Rice / plantain-studded white rice
Black Beans / Three Sisters Garden black beans with epazote
Xoco Salad / Romaine, arugula, jicama, cucumber, avocado-lime dressing
Extra Tortillas / handmade corn tortillas (20)

Desserts

Minimum order of 10. Please select quantity.
Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie
Churros / made fresh daily
Bean-to-Cup Chocolate Sauce / ganache for dipping

Drinks

Please select quantity of items.
Limonada / classic lime / (10 drinks)
Agua de Jamaica / hibiscus flower tea / (10 drinks)
Horchata / (10 drinks)
Margarita Mix / (25 drinks)

Catering Supplies

Check the items you'd like to add. Xoco will adjust qanitity to fit your party size and order.
 Plates and Utensils 
 Tongs, Serving Spoons 

ONLINE ORDERING

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Click the button below to place your pick-up orders for Xoco Bistro. Breakfast orders can be picked up from 8am–10am; lunch and dinner orders are available from 10am until close. 

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Planning to order for a large group? Don’t know what a torta is?
Email our manager, Carly Tobin at Xoco Bistro in Wicker Park.

OUR TEAM

CARLY TOBIN
MANAGER, XOCO Bistro

Carly earned a degree in business management at Robert Morris University and gained experience in prime aged beef and seafood at Eddie Merlots.  Carly enjoys running when she has time and likes corgis, although she doesn’t have one yet.
Twitter @xocowickerpark

MATT MORIN
MANAGER, XOCO Bistro

In college at Drake University, Matt studied history and cultivated a healthy enthusiasm for beer.  Well on his way towards cicerone certification, Matt has become the mastermind behind Xoco Bistro’s craft beer program.
Twitter @EaglePheasant

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JOHN SULLIVAN
CHEF, XOCO Bistro

A native of Chicago, John leapt at the chance to work with the Frontera team, expanding his repertoire and appreciation for Mexican cuisine. After attending Kendall College, John worked his way through several notable restaurants In a search for education, exposure, and experience. He recently returned to Chicago after 8 years in New Orleans, working in fine dining and Southern contemporary concepts.
Twitter @xocowickerpark

KRISTOPHER SALONGA
CHEF, XOCO Bistro

Kristopher started helping out in his family’s restaurant in the Philippines at a young age.  In Chicago he earned a culinary degree from the Art Institute and worked for Chef Takashi.  Lately, Kris had been the butcher at Frontera Grill.
Twitter @xocowickerpark

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JOSE RAMIREZ
CHEF, XOCO Bistro

In September 2009, the New York Times ran a story about Xoco opening accompanied by a photo of Chef Jose making churros in the front window.  Chef Jose has been a leader since day 1.  He currently oversees all prep at Xoco Bistro.
Twitter @xocowickerpark

CONTACT US

Xoco Bistro
1471 North Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(872) 829-3821