Food For the Mind and Body at the Book Cellar

Our café offers a variety of gourmet sandwiches, soups, light fare, and
Austrian coffee. Be sure to try one of Southport Grocery's
award-winning cupcakes!

We are happy to accommodate custom food orders (e.g., cheese plates
or hummus plates) for book clubs or other groups meeting in our cafª.
Call us ahead of time, and we can prepare food in advance.


We serve Julius Meinl Coffee Products

Freshly Brewed Coffee

Wiener Hausmischung Dark Roast

Private Selection Light Roast

Decaf Spezial

12 oz, 16 oz, 20 oz

Cafe Americano

12 oz, 16 oz

Cafe Latte

12 oz, 16 oz

Cafe Mocha

12 oz, 16 oz


12 oz, 16 oz

Chai Tea Latte

12 oz, 16 oz

Hot Cocoa with Julius Meinl Chocolate

12 oz, 16 oz


Single, Double

Steamed Milk + Flavor Shot

12 oz, 16 oz

French Press Coffee

4-cup, 8-cup

Organic Iced Tea

Green, Black, Black Forest Berry, and Decaf Ceylon

Julius Meinl Hot Tea

16 oz (Assorted flavors)

Izze Soda

Boylan Sodas

Bottled Water

San Pellegrino

Seasonal Signatures

Cool off with an Italian Soda...

or warm up with our Hot Caramel Apple Cider...

Steamed apple cider with caramel and cinnamon.

...or a Pumpkin Apple Spice

Steamed apple cider with pumpkin spice and cinnamon.

Baked Goods

Citrus Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter M&M cookies

Sugar Cookies


Snickerdoodles (gluten free!)

Vanilla and Chocolate Cupcakes (also available in gluten free!)

Granola Bars 

Rice Krispie Block



Sweet Tom Turkey

Sliced turkey on multigrain bread with cranberry-dijon spread, swiss
cheese, romaine & tomatoes

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Tuna salad with red onion, celery, dill and sweet relish on
multigrain bread with romaine & tomatoes

Corned Beef  Corned beef, swiss cheese and mustard on marbled rye bread 

Grilled Cheese

Mild cheddar grilled on panini bread

Italiano Grilled Cheese

Mozzarella, fresh basil and tomatoes grilled on panini bread


Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, butternut squash, dried cranberries, and almonds on a bed of mixed greens 

Seasonal Salad

Local apples, dried cranberries, vanilla walnuts, crumbled blue cheese, and shallot vinagrette

Soup of the day

We serve Vegetarian Chili year-round and offer a
variety of Seasonal Soups.


Cheese Plate

Three varieties of cheese, herbed olives, dried fruit & crackers

Hummus Plate

Hummus, crackers and grapes


Fruits of the Vine, Fruits of Knowledge at the Book

What could be
a better combination than books, wine by the glass, cozy couches and
delicious café fare? Browse for the books you love to read at The Book
Cellar in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood, an independent
bookstore featuring books by first time authors, local authors and more.
The Book Cellar welcomes book clubs and discussion groups. For
information about readings and events, call us at

All titles are subject to availability. Prices Subject to Change. Please call (773) 293-2665 to confirm.
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