Convito Café & Market interior


The Convito Café features dishes from both Betise Bistro and Convito Italiano that best reflect the homey flavors of the French and Italian countryside. Our menus include steak, chicken, veal, daily fish and meat specials, earthy pasta dishes and an array of delicious appetizers and salads. Lunch includes a variety of sandwiches, pizza, salads and more.

A full bar serves mixed drinks as well as wines from Italy, France and beyond.


Convito Café opens at 11:30 am Monday through Saturday and serves lunch through dinner with an abbreviated afternoon menu. The dinner menu starts at 5:00 pm Daily. Sunday brunch is served from 11:00 - 3:00. Summer and winter closing hours vary. Sunday through Thursday, seating is until 9:00 pm. Friday and Saturday until 10:00 pm.

Outdoor Cafe

Our lovely outdoor cafe seats lunch, dinner and brunch throughout the warm weather months.


Reservations are taken for any size party. Please call 847-251-3654 or reserve a table at Convito Café online using Make reservations online using .


Customers can order wines not only from the carefully selected Café wine list, but also from Convito's award winning wine department, which focuses on Italian wines, but also has a boutique selection of distinctive wines from across the globe. (additional $7.00 corkage fee for wine purchased in our wine shop). Imported beers are also available.

Convito Cafe & Market Art

Convito is filled with beautiful art, for more information on the watercolors and photography, please go to the following websites.

Supporting Local Farmers

Ever evolving and always fresh. Convito promises to live up to our mission of rotating our menu with the seasons, and supporting local and sustainable midwest farms.
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Call 847-251-3654 to reserve a table at Convito Café or email us at with your preferred date, time and number of people in your party.



Convito photo gallery

Plaza del Lago
1515 Sheridan Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091