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The Cellar at The Stained Glass

820 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60201-3709
+1 847-864-8678
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb chops” (7 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
820 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60201-3709
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have been to this restaurant multiple times and the food is delicious. This particular evening was different. The hostess did not honor our high top seating request, which was on the reservation. I always order the lamb chops. This time they were anorexic. It...More

1  Thank KEK94
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This gem is around the corner from the Stained Glass. We chose it cuz we were looking for a place that served good wine and the Cellar did not disappoint. This night there were 2 whites and 2 reds at half price/glass. $5 for a...More

Thank Squirrelhound
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice. The food was just okay. The service was bad. The server did not explain the menu and how the food comes out. We ordered chips and guacamole to share, since the fried chicken said it takes a while to come out...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

So this is my second time at the place and let me tell you it was great. I ordered the exact same dish and it tasted exactly as I remembered it!! The ambiance is cozy I usually belly up to the bar and can order...More

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The lamp chops amazing. Poke was a little sweet due to the pineapple for my taste but enjoyable. Curried cauliflower was perfectly done. Of course the beef skewers were a favorite. Some plates were made for sharing. The two of us ordered 4 dishes and...More

Thank hllatham
Reviewed 25 May 2017

service was good and food was good too. had the donut waffles for brunch...cocktails and beer aint bad.

Thank victoriadel
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was really looking forward to dining at The Cellar since so many of the reviews I've read were so positive. However, my experience in early February with my daughter was less than stellar. We ordered several small plates, all of which were good but...More

Thank Trudy B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We've been meaning to come here for months. Finally made it! Duck empanadas and steak tacos good...but truffle fries over the top. Good if modest draft beer list. Lots of cocktails. No live music, but the recorded selections quite good (for a sixty-something year old,...More

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I went there for a dinner with 28 people. Those are usually not very good and overly long, but they did a great job, allowing us to order three courses off a menu, and delivering everything in a timely way. The bisque, trout and layer...More

Thank OOBonomist
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I visited on a week night. Tables were available but no booths in the facility. I had to sit at the bar which was not comfortable especially for the price point at this place. Food was excellent. Only a few table options for groups of...More

Thank Ralph R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60201-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-8678
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