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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 - 10:00 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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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at convito a few nights ago and I have to tell you, I am still thinking about it. at the waiter's suggestion, I had the stuffed chicken breast and I loved it. My dinner date had the pasta bolognese and loved that too! next time I'm near by I'm for sure going to return

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Chicago, Illinois
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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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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Food was fresh and creative. Service polite and semi swift. Decor a little dated but quaint, and reminded me of Italy. Will return!

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Glenview, Illinois, Usa
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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Meal selections were wonderful. When my wife expressed her disappointment that her choice did not include the soup of the day, the waiter brought her a cup of it to enjoy anyway at no additional charge. Now that's customer service at its best!

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Thank Paul S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

For years, Plaza del Lago has been a popular shopping venue for the upscale folks who live along Sheridan Road in Wilmette, Winnekta and Kenilworth. While taking a break from shopping, the place to stop for lunch is Convito Cafe and Market. On a sunny afternoon, the outside patio is a great place to relax, have a good lunch and... 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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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?