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Convito Cafe and Market

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1515 Sheridan Rd, Ste 24, Wilmette, IL 60091-1828 (Sheridan Rd)
+1 847-251-3654
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Wilmette
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reliable staples of Italian cuisine from various regions, along with a good mix of bistro fare. The bean soup is excellent, pastas are done right, and desserts are very good. We've been going here for close to 30 years and sometimes wish for a little more excitement in the menu choices, but the daily specials are often excellent. We have... More 

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Thank Allen F
Wilmette, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, service, & ambience. We enjoyed browsing the market afterward. It was a good choice to meet up with out-of-town family for a holiday meal.

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Thank JGSchwim
Chicago, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels cozy in the cold months and fun to sit outside in the warmer months. The service is usually pretty good with a nice wine selection.

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Thank Rebecca R
Chicago
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Convito Cafe and Market is great. The market consists of a beautiful gourmet food shop w/wines and the restaurant is lovely. We met friends for lunch, everyone ordered something different. All entrees were very good, no complaints. RSVPS recommended it gets crowded for lunch. Definitely a thumbs up!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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948 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The food here is good, though not as spectacular as prices would suggest. The bean soup was good but light on beans. The split bean was the opposite, tasty but very, very thick. I had the penne in a spicy red sauce. Good but not extraordinary. My wife and a friend had the Mediterranean sea bass, which they said was... More 

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Thank John M
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Italian Food made easy, the prepared dishes available for carry out at the counter are well made and travel well. Also available are a nice variety of wines and specialty foods. Both brunch and dinner menus offer Italian and standard American dishes, well made and pleasantly served. The main dining room is a little loud for conversation, but overall a... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Four of us for dinner and everyone was very pleased. Entree selections included whitefish, calves liver, monkfish and pasta. Crab cake appetizer was yummy. Bread service was super. Everyone enjoyed their selection.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

My wife and I recently relocated to Wilmette and wanted to re-visit some of the places we remembered from our childhoods here, so Plaza de Lago was high on our list. We then remembered (from a visit several years ago) that "there was this nice Italian place" there and so, while on a bike ride the other day, we stopped... More 

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Glenview, Illinois, Usa
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

In the summer outdoor seating with views of the lake. Single servings(you won't be taking any home) are just the right size for a meal. Pastas are fresh, fish dishes great. There is a wonderful deli as you walk in, prepared food behind counter-fresh pasta,sauces,Italian wine & crackers, deserts around the deli. This place has it all!

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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

If you live anywhere near Convito you must shop here on Saturday's. On Saturday when you buy any of their sauces (bolognese, vodka, with eggplant, sausage ragu) just to name few, you get a pound of "Free" fresh pasta. The fresh pasta/sauce is A Plus. They also have many varieties of homemade lasagna and other homemade Italian specialties. Dining at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $25
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Sheridan Rd, Ste 24, Wilmette, IL 60091-1828
    (Sheridan Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: +1 847-251-3654

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