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Cellar Bistro

132 N Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5113
630-653-6299
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Ranked #13 of 117 Restaurants in Wheaton
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Price range: $29 - $31
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Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wesley
Transit: The downtown Wheaton Metra Station is 2 blocks west of The Cellar Bistro.
Description: A wonderful little gem in downtown Wheaton just 2 blocks from the Metra. Serving delicious, homemade dishes using preservative free ingredients and hormone/anti-biotic free beef, pork, bison, chicken and eggs. Fresh fish featured weekly, live music every Monday night, a great wine list and quaint sidewalk dining with alcohol service. We buy from businesses within our community, or from small businesses who are an integral part of their communities and try to have a positive impact on their environment. Opened in 2007, this husband & wife owned restaurant was nominated for Restaurant of the Year in 2010. You will be impressed with the ambiance of the small dining room, the personal, attentive service by the wait staff and the delicious menu options.
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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Because Yelp won't let you vote zero stars. Our group of 7 arrived at 11:30 AM for Sunday Brunch and were seated immediately, because there was only one other table occupied. We ordered our drinks and they came out quickly, except the server failed to open the bottle of wine. We let that go and ordered starters and appetizers quickly... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We sat outside around late afternoon on a Saturday and enjoyed a salad and soup....Try the Mushroom Brie soup:)

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Possibly my favorite restaurant in Wheaton. They consistently orchestrate really enjoyable (yet professional) dining experiences. I've gone here for dates, friend outings, brunch, hosting parents, business meetings. They pull them all off seamlessly. I appreciate the small size and the friendliness of the staff. The menu isn't extensive but each piece is well executed. (The photos on here don't do... More

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North Liberty, Iowa, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

An excellent, cozy place for dining in what friends call a "casual chic" atmosphere. Wonderful food. Had a small fillet that was just delicious and very well presented. Service was very good and respected the clientel by not interrupting patrons conversations to ask how things were going. This is not a fancy restaurant when it comes to decor or location,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Cellar Bistro has a fantastic Quiche and some delightful salads! Strongly recommend if you are in the Wheaton area!

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've been to Cellar Bistro a few times and it has always been very good. Whether you get an appetizer or an entree the food is always consistent and fresh. The wine list is very good. It's a great spot for a date or a night out with a friend. It's small and cozy and quiet -- you can always... More

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Chicago
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82 reviews 82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

For dinner, this place is perfect for a date or dinner with friends. We picked it because someone in our party has an allergy to preservatives, and places that tout homemade, local, hormone free recipes are typically a safe bet. We tried the Mushroom and Brie soup and Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Bisque soup. Both were delicious, but I thought... More

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Naperville, IL 60563
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've been here twice and both times I have enjoyed the food and also the wine! The atmosphere is quaint and cozy! I love, love that they try to use locally grown, preservative free, fresh heathly food! I would definitely recommend and hope to visit again!

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Wheaton, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is the best restaurant in downtown Wheaton. The food is always excellent and the beer and wine selection is unique. This is a can't miss experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

great selection of wines by the glass -unique small plates --sign up for the wine tasting events- cute decor --wonderful service --a little taste of Paris in downtown Wheaton

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