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Cellar Door

Bistro, Continental, Wine Bar
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5150 Main Street, # A, Downers Grove, IL 60515
630.241.2030
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not just for wine!

Wine is not my fortte, so I will let other reviewers speak to that, but Cellar door has a great menu of small plates, sandwiches and flat breads, as well as 10 craft taps and bottles for the non-wine enthusiast. Wednesdays they host trivia night, and I believe Thursdays feature live local music... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
Patty C
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Chicago, Illinois
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56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a great place to go have a glass of wine and a cheese plate! I have had a sandwich there too and it was excellent. It has a great location and a good feel to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Cheese plates and beer selection are also very good. Wine of month selection always top notch. Wait staff (for lack of better word) are outstanding people! Invest in a better location for sink/dishwasher. Upgrade bathroom. A little touch up and the gold mine would boom even more.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went there with a group of friends .. Had an amazing time the wine was great , service was really good . Would highly recommend .

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Wine is not my fortte, so I will let other reviewers speak to that, but Cellar door has a great menu of small plates, sandwiches and flat breads, as well as 10 craft taps and bottles for the non-wine enthusiast. Wednesdays they host trivia night, and I believe Thursdays feature live local music. I tend to go once or twice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

I've never been looked at so meanly for ordering food before. . Their groupon says you can order food. . But it's not worth making the wait staff actually do work. .. they were rude and lazy. .. and just not welcoming at all.... we felt so unwanted.. although I still tipped kindly because that's in my nature. ..I phoned... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On an especially balmy night, was able to share tapas & great wine with a couple of friends, sitting outside enjoying the weather, the food, drink & company. Great variety of cold & hot tapas, salads & a chocolate dessert that was the perfect end to a lovely experience. There are sandwiches & flatbread pizzas but didn't try them this... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Downers Grove is lucky to have this place. They have great lighter fair, terrific beers on tap, good wine selection, a fun menu and outdoor dining.

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Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We live in town. We love wine, cheese, and meats, and we had hoped to become regulars at this spot. We were there a few times in the summer to take advantage of their cute outdoor seating, but only found a seat out there once. The tables inside are uncomfortable. Using wine barrels for tables is clever, but one can't... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

A favorite place to share some chatter with friends over a glass of good wine and some fun light meals. You can enjoy yourself either inside or on the small outside seating area (always crowded). Alex and his gang are very attentive without being overly so, and the food and wine choices are good. You won't find the grocery store... More 

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Chicago IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The wine by the glass list is extensive, and if you need more choice, just grab a bottle from the many lining the walls. Seating is cozy and the outdoor patio is a great place to enjoy a summer evening. Service is attentive without being pushy. Great cheese and meat plate for just $20!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5150 Main Street, # A, Downers Grove, IL 60515
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630.241.2030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro, Continental, Wine Bar

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