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Convito Cafe and Market

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1515 Sheridan Rd, Ste 24, Wilmette, IL 60091-1822 (Sheridan Rd)
+1 847-251-3654
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Evanston, Illinois
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416 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a glass of wine and snack. Grilled squid was exquisite--especially the fresh cut grapefruit. Mussels also very flavorful. Kind of small portions for the price. Wines yummy but not cheap either. Seems like you might be able to buy a bottle at near-retail prices and pay a $7 corkage fee--worth a try next time. Very attentive and... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We used to come here monthly, but something has changed. Wife got her regular meat sauce on pasta, I chose the pasta special. The meat sauce tasted burnt, my dish had very little sauce with pancetta and caramelized onions, it was like eating just onions. Either finished their choice. Portion sizes are appropriate. Table next to ours sent back their... More 

Thank WeloveB-Bs
Wilmette, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Plus the take out deli counter with prepared foods is great for busy families. Great lunch options and remember this place for Mother's day or other days when you would like a great brunch or lunch.

Thank julied7777
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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 

Thank Allen F
Wilmette, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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.

Thank JGSchwim
Chicago, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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.

Thank Rebecca R
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 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!

Thank LizBethob
Raleigh, North Carolina
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1,067 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 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 

Thank John M
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 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 

Thank N D
Highland Park, Illinois
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136 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Sheridan Rd, Ste 24, Wilmette, IL 60091-1822
    (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?