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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 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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