153 Akira 1137 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette, IL60091 153 Akira is a Japanese restaurant that specializes in sushi and sashimi. Menu highlights include a variety of udon and…More soba noodle bowls, chicken and steak teriyaki, bento boxes and salads. Sushi options include California, rainbow, drag, Boston and yellowtail scallion rolls. Vegetable rolls include cucumber, shiitake, spinach, sweet potato tempura, carrot and oshinko rolls.
Half Japanese restaurant and half Asian market, Akai Hana occupies a good chunk of real estate at the West Lake Plaza…More on Lake Avenue. Having learned the art of Sushi in his native Japan, Akai Hana's owner passes the knowledge down to his everyday chefs and the result is a very loyal customer base. For nearly 20 years Akai Hana Restaurant has been catering Chicagoland events of all sizes. Akai Hana delivers on Fridays and Saturdays only.
Just a few steps from the restaurant is Akai Hana Market, which specializes in selling all manner of Asian groceries and gifts. From sake and Sapporo to Japanese books, DVDs, cookware and cookbooks for both Japanese and English readers, this grocery store is definitely well-stocked.
A La Carte 111 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL60091 For 30 years now, A La Carte, a gourmet kitchen and food store, has been ensuring that its patrons get the freshest…More (never frozen) soups, sandwiches and full-service catering. Head chef Tom Weflen and his staff prepare everything on the premises. The menu is constantly changing and two weeks' worth of the most current menus can be found on the store's website.
Bakers Square 200 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette, IL60091 Known throughout the midwest for over 40 years, Bakers Square is a restaurant offering several fine pies. Bakers Square…More is a notoriously popular spot for weekend brunch and family get-togethers. The restaurant in Wilmette offers gift cards and the eClub program that lets subscribers know about current specials at Bakers Square.
Big Tomatoe Pizzeria 1109 Central Ave Ste 1, Wilmette, IL60091 Big Tomatoe Pizzeria is a pizzeria and restaurant that offers dining for lunch and dinner. The menu here features thin…More crust, Chicago style, stuffed crust as well as specialty pizzas. It also offers sandwiches, salads, appetizers and pasta.
Chick N Rib Joynt 3217 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL60091 Chick N Rib Joynt is a restaurant specializing in chicken and rib dishes. They offer chicken char-broiled or fried with…More toppings such as barbeque and teriyaki, as well as ribs of various sizes (including large slabs) coated in your choice of barbecue sauce. You can either call in and make an order for pick up, eat in or place an order and wait inside while your meal is being made. The restaurant is located in the West Lake Plaza on Lake Avenue in Wilmette.
Chuck Wagon 1120 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL60091 Though small and unassuming, Chuck Wagon is certainly one of Wilmette's hottest lunch spots. Chuck Wagon's central…More location near the Wilmette Metra station and Green Bay Rd, not to mention their reputation as some of the best Gyro's in town, have contributed to the shop's success as a local favorite for over 35 years.
Convito Cafe & Market 1515 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette, IL60091 A romantic, elegantly adorned upscale bistro combined with a gourmet food and wine market, Convito Cafe & Market is…More a popular gem with North Shore residents. While Convito has been around under various names since 1980, the Plaza del Lago location opened for business in 2007. Gourmet pastas, imported cheeses, meats and fine European wines are among the items a foodie might select from the market, but most customers prefer the in-house chef. From Asparagus Milanese to Croque Madame and Norwegian Salmon Caprese, the food at Convito is a culinary tour of Europe.
Corner Bakery Cafe 3232 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL60091 Corner Bakery Cafe has established itself as an inexpensive dining option for those who have had too much fast food.…More Corner Bakery Cafe at Eden's Plaza in Wilmette boasts a large dining area with about fifty tables, a fireplace with couches and during the warmer months, outdoor seating. Corner Bakery Cafe offers catering services that include salads for 20, breakfast baskets -- complete with muffins, bagels and cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit trays and more.
Dairy Queen 3510 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL60091 In business since 1957, Dairy Queen of Wilmette has been cooling residents down for over 50 summers. Located just off…More the Lake Avenue exit from Interstate 94, this DQ is on the smaller end of the spectrum, with no tables inside or out. Customers are welcome to stop inside the air-conditioned lobby to place their orders for Peanut Buster Parfaits and Dilly Bars. Dairy Queen carries treats for those with dairy and gluten allergies as well as sugar-restricted diets, but please be sure to ask for a nutritional guide before ordering.