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Cellar Bistro

132 N Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5113
+1 630-653-6299
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 N Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5113
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great food and service , but prices just a tad high ! Easy parking as Downtown Wheaton empty! Don’t know how these good resturant s survive! Many turn overs in restaurants because Downtown Wheaton has terrible parking! Don’t park in the parking deck as homeless...More

Thank tom h
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Quiet Tuesday night to celebrate a friends birthday and only about five tables full. We weren't in a hurry but it took an extremely simple appetizer about 30 minutes. Dinner took an hour. Appetizer was store-bought corn chips with generic pimento dip and guacamole. Crab...More

1  Thank Denise K
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to return to the Cellar Bistro after we had terrible luck at IVY. Our waitress was friendly but the food tool forever and the place was dead. We waited 30 minutes for our appetizer salads. I ordered the margarita pizza which also took...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Nice ambiance of a small quaint restaurant, with full bar service in downtown Wheaton. Limited menu, but with enough variety from salads, burgers to main entrees. The food was delicious, served at temperature, and nice presentation. Waitress was very helpful and attentive. The Brie and...More

Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Ok, the title is a giveaway but it’s my story. Wife saw this place while shopping and has wanted to go. We went and after viewing the somewhat limited dinner menu I was almost ready to just have appetizers and wine. I️ have some food...More

Thank vagabond116
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have frequently eaten at Cellar Bistro, and have been very disappointed with the overall decline in food quality and service. Last night, a group of four of us ordered dinner and were generally forgotten for a good amount of time. In addition, the quality...More

Thank Wes W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I had an enjoyable lunch with a friend here. There’s a nice menu selection. The vegan mayo was delicious!

Thank takemeaway693
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love the food and some of the servers. But you can get a clunker now and then. Eat at the bar to eliminate chance of a bad server. The bar tenders are attentive and makes it a can't miss.

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible wines, tasty appetizers, entree was well crafted but shrimp a bit overcooked and dry. Wait staff were super helpful and attentive. Our group of 18 loved our two hour meal. Will return

Thank Quigg L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Went to Cellar Bistro for lunch during the week. Arrived at the beginning of lunch service. Friendly host staff and prompt water service. Menu is creative and suitable for all types. We started with the baked brie with pears, seasoned pecans, quince paste and walnut...More

Thank Martha S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5113
  • Public Transportation: The downtown Wheaton Metra Station is 2 blocks west of The Cellar Bistro.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Wheaton
  • Phone Number: +1 630-653-6299
  • E-mail
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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