Time to dine at an amazing range of options in Wilmette restaurants and Kenilworth restaurants. Our eateries have anything you need to charm your palette with mouth-watering burgers and more at our lunch stops and world-class fine dining.
In the spirit of community and making sure many of our neighbor businesses and their employees survive and thrive during this time of crisis, we are asking you to remember to shop online at your local businesses and order from local restaurants for delivery, drive-thru and curbside pickup. See our Open for Business Updates for a list of restaurants offering curbside pickup or delivery and information about other stores and service businesses.
What do you have a taste for?
- Coffee, wine and cocktails
- Tacos and Latin cuisine
- Pasta, pizza, and Italian specialties
- Sushi and Asian cuisine
- American fare
- Breakfast, groceries, butcher shops, fish and seafood
- Catering, personal chefs
- Cupcakes and baked goods
- Ice cream and more
– all here in Wilmette & Kenilworth.
Wilmette & Kenilworth Restaurant Directory
Akai Hana in Wilmette has been serving sushi and other healthy Japanese cuisine since 1992. Using fresh ingredients and unique flavors, we create a truly divine culinary experience for each of our customers. With a loyal following, our restaurant has grown to the three times it's original size.
Welcome to AO Sushi, specialists in the freshest sushi and fish in Wilmette for over 25 years. We’re a sushi store with a full sushi bar for delicious made-to-order food for both carry out and dine in. We also offer a selection of fresh fish for sale to cook in your own home.
The Bottle Shop sells interesting and delicious wines that don’t break the bank in Wilmette, but our customers come all the way from Lake Bluff to the north and up from the city to take advantage of our INEXPENSIVE, mostly BIODYNAMIC and organic wines that start at $l0. We also have an on premise license, so you can pop open your purchases on site and THERE ARE NO CORKAGE fees, so you can have lots of cheap dates nights, or hang out with your dog and sit outside nights. WE LOVE DOGS. We also carry the cream of the beer crop, the top scoring beers from breweries across the country and Europe. Why drink a so-so beer when you can have an EXCEPTIONAL one?
Wine and Beer Club, Gift Certificates, 24 different craft beers, all make great gifts for coaches, teachers, or yourself.
We also host private parties- parent parties, showers, birthday parties, yoga parties, and painting and wine parties. Our most popular party is a private tasting for small groups with themes of their choosing. Blind tastings, all bubbly tastings, Barolo, Brunello, or we can create a customized tasting based on your favorite wines. Call Amy with any questions 847-602-0714
Burhop’s Wilmette has long been known as one of the North Shore’s and Chicagoland’s best markets for premium fish and prime seafood. Since its establishment, the praise and accolades for Burhop’s Wilmette’s quality, freshness, and service have never ceased. Today, a true fish boutique, the fishmongers at Burhop’s Wilmette boast more than 100 years of experience offering fresh fish and seafood to the area. With deliveries several times daily, Burhop’s seafood can be on your table less than 24 hours after being in ocean waters. With a wealth of knowledge in all things seafood, the Burhop’s team is available to provide preparation suggestions, cooking tips, as well as delicious recipes for seafood novices and aficionados, alike.
Established in 1984 as Chicago's favorite chicken destination, Cluckers has arrived in Wilmette with all natural, fast and fresh rotisserie chicken, salads and sandwiches.
Convito is an ancient Italian word, not used in the current Italian language, that signifies a banquet or feast. Since its inception, Convito Café & Market’s (formerly Convito Italiano & Betise) mission has always been to foster enjoyment of the gourmet foods, wines & spirits of Italy & France whether through dining in our cozy art-filled cafe, or through purchasing product in our market for home enjoyment.
Convito Market and Cafe is a family run restaurant in Wilmette, IL, serving fresh off the farm organic Italian and French inspired food.
Depot Nuevo is a modern style Mexican restaurant and tequila bar. Our brightly colored decor will transport you emotionally to the tequila region of Jalisco, Mexico with photographs our staff have taken during our industry tours of the region. We are tequila experts offering a selection of 85 varieties of 100% de Agave tequila (the good stuff) as well as Mezcal and many other fine spirits. Ask us, we want to teach you all about this delicious and noble spirit.
In 1935, restaurant owner Gus Poulos created his first batch of homemade ice cream that was far richer and more satisfying than any other in that era, anywhere in Chicago. Word traveled fast about the quality of Homer's Ice Cream. Its humble beginnings as a two-table ice cream parlor did not last long. Soon people from all around, up and down Chicago's North Shore came to Homer's. In fact, Homers Wilmette Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor, located at 1237 Green Bay road in Wilmette, IL is the original location.
We strive to create incredible homemade ice creams that taste as good as they look. We mix and match unusual combinations so that every scoop that we serve meets your highest ice cream expectations.
Irvings has been serving Wilmette since 1975 with the best hot dogs, beef, chicken and salads. Thank you for your business.
Malnati’s success comes from their commitment to quality. Every Lou Malnati’s pizza is handmade from scratch using the finest and freshest ingredients. Every year, the Malnati team hand selects California vine-ripened tomatoes for the perfect sweet and tangy taste. The exclusive sausage blend is seasoned to their exact specifications. The fresh mozzarella cheese comes from the same small dairy that has supplied Lou Malnati’s for over 40 years. And the family’s secret recipe for flaky, buttery crust has been passed down from generation to generation. You’ll know with every bite that each pizza was made with care and special attention.
A professional Personal Chef Service providing delicious chef quality, home style gourmet meals in your home customized for your family and guests with organic ingredients. Dinner parties up to 2o people. Proudly serving families in Chicago's North Shore and Northern Suburbs since 2012.
An authentic wood-burning Neapolitan Pizzeria in the heart of downtown Wilmette. Enjoy pastas imported from Napoli, our house-made specialty salads, and delicious Italian-style desserts. Indulge in our extensive wine list updated regularly with wines from every Italian region.
Our experience sets us apart from the rest and our butchering talents have been literally passed down through the generations. Norshore Meats & Deli is a name that the residents of Wilmette, IL know and trust, because they know the high quality of our fresh meats and how spectacular our customer service is. We are proud to say that we are serving the children and even grandchildren of some of our original customers!
Aged, Prime and Choice Beef
Hormone and Antibiotic Free Poultry
The Finest in Pork, Lamb and Veal
Your family expects the best, from everyday dinners to holiday meals; you can count on us! Make sure you stop in to grab one our homemade entrees ready to heat and serve.
Call us today to place your order!
The Ridgeview Grill is a Family Friendly Neighborhood Restaurant Serving Home Made American Comfort Favorites. We are open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Our Breakfast – Lunch Menu is available until 4 p.m. and includes Eggs, Omelets, Benedicts, Pancakes, Waffles, and Crepes.
Our Dinner Menu Starts at 4p.m. and includes Salads, Sandwiches, Burgers, Pastas, Steaks, Chops, and Fresh Fish. The Entire Menu is available for Carry out and ready to pick up in under 20 minutes! Dinning in or Carry Out, our friendly staff are always here to serve you.
Schaefer’s is a Chicagoland institution that matches great service with a vast, eclectic collection of the best wines, food, brews, and distilled spirits. Now celebrating 80 years at the same corner, our aim is to “wow.
Organic French gourmet patisserie and coffee shop with wifi. Crepes, quiches, madeleines, macarons.
American Italian Cuisine in bustling European-style café!
Torino Ramen serves authentic Japanese ramen and other Japanese street food with a selection of Japanese beer, sake and wine.
Welcome to a great restaurant and bar, Valley Lodge Tavern in Wilmette, the North Shore’s favorite tavern. With locations in downtown Wilmette and nearby Glenview, we’ve been serving great food and drinks to North Shore residents for nearly 60 years.
Customers flock to our restaurants for our outstanding menu including our signature ribs, greek-style pork chop, mouth watering burgers, daily specials and more. We offer a full bar, extensive wine list and plenty of local and national beers on tap and in bottles as well. With five large screen HDTV's throughout, you’re sure to find friends and family catching their favorite game.
And if you’re looking for a premium space for your next private event, Valley Lodge Tavern Wilmette features a private room and will work with you to create the perfect menu and experience.
Zier’s Prime Meats is an “old-fashioned family butcher shop in a modern time” specializing in the finest Midwestern raised prime beef, fresh poultry, naturally raised pork, veal, and lamb. We even have our own smokehouse onsite and offer many varieties of homemade smoked sausages and meats; even smoked salmon. We also offer an extensive line of wild game and American Wagyu KOBE beef; as well as unusual and hard to find gourmet sauces, soups, and spices.
Carry-out and delivery Japanese restaurant featuring upscale sushi and Japanese home-made ramen, healthy poke bowl and hot & cold small bites.
Central Station Coffee & Tea in downtown Wilmette offers a full espresso bar, coffee and a wide array of teas, pastries and light fare. Coming soon!!!
We are here for you! Great Coast Commons is your comfortable, sophisticated neighborhood joint for gathering with family, friends, and neighbors for great food, cocktails, wine and warm hospitality.
A modern maritime-themed seafood establishment that is upscale, yet family friendly and neighborhood oriented. The cuisine is focused on accessible seafood.
A true Texas-style barbecue restaurant in Downtown Wilmette. Coming soon!
A neighborhood steakhouse for the North Shore from lifelong friends Glenn Keefer and Ryan O'Donnell - restaurant icons who know a thing or two about fine steaks and hospitality.