Book Cellar

Book Cellar

4736 N Lincoln Ave 1, Chicago, IL
(773) 293-2665 serving: Far North Side, Ravenswood
open:Sun 12pm-6pm, Mon-Sat 10am-10pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Bookstores, American Express Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Shop Online, Visa Accepted, Internet Shopping, Coffee & Tea Shops, Gift Shops, Stationery Stores, Wholesale Coffee & Tea,

The Low Down


Where to Sit: The sidewalk seating is terific for reading as this portion of Lincoln Avenue is closed off to through traffic.

What to Drink: A serious wine program features several red, white and pink options from Europe and the U.S. all reasonably priced under $36 per bottle, $8 per glass.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Quirky combination bookstore and cafe takes its play on words seriously.
by Fred Schlatter at Citysearch

In Short
Tucked into a row of Lincoln Square shops, literary quote-plastered doors open to the cafe, featuring a few tables, a lounging nook and counter. The rest of the space is dedicated to books. Coffee drinks are hot or…
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Hidden Gem
By SandraVndr at Citysearch

A must for hard core novel readers. Read More

Great bookstore!
By sratzenberger at Citysearch

Just the concept of a bookstore with a wine bar was enough to draw me in. Very nice selection of books. Lovely atmosphere. The prices are reason... Read More

Awesome bookstore in Lincoln Square
By chitowngrl at Citysearch

I went to the Book Cellar just to look around and found a bunch of unique gifts to give my 'hard to shop for' family members and a couple books for... Read More

Very interesting!
By carrie b at Insider Pages

The Book Cellar is a very unique, interesting little book store. Most of the books are about Chicago or written by Chicago authors. I have gone bro... Read More