Food for the Mind and the 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 cafe. 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)

Apple Cider 16oz


Iced Coffee
Iced Americano
Iced Latte
Iced Mocha
Iced Chai Latte
Gelatte* Espresso over vanilla bean gelatto
Apple Juice
Honest Tea
Izze Soda (Various)
Boylan Sodas
Bottled Water
San Pellegrino


Seasonal Signatures
Cool off with a Root Beer Float...
Boylans Root Beer with 2 scoops of vanilla bean gelato.
...or a Gelatte
Latte, mocha or regular coffee with 1 or 2 scoops of vanilla bean gelato
...or a Iced Hazelnut Mocha Think liquid Nutella!

Baked Goods
Citrus Almond Biscotti
Chocolate Biscotti
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Peanut Butter M&M cookies
Sugar Cookies
Southport Grocery Chocolate & Vanilla Cupcakes
Granola Bars
Rice Krispie Block


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

Corned Beef
Lean corned beef, swiss and Dijon mustard on marble rye

Tuna Salad Sandwich

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

Grilled Cheese
Mild cheddar grilled on panini bread

Italiano Grilled Cheese
Provolone, fresh basil and tomatoes grilled on panini bread


Chopped Salad
Romaine lettuce, roasted vegetables, broccoli, radish, feta cheese, parmesan chips and buttermilk herb dressing

Seasonal Salad
Local apples, dried cranberries, manchego cheese, mesclun,vanilla walnuts, and cider vinaigrette

Soup of the day
We serve Vegetarian & Non-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 Cellar
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 773.293.2665.
All titles are subject to availability. Prices Subject to Change. Please call (773) 293-2665 to confirm.
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