$7.50 for $15 Worth of Bistro Food and Wine for Lunch at The Cellar Door

Downers Grove

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Delicately crushing grapes produces sweetly sippable wine, just as delicately crushing ice with pineapple produces the opening sounds of a Jimmy Buffett song. Imbibe delicious byproducts with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $7.50 for $15 worth of bistro food and wine at lunch

The food menu includes paninis such as a BLT with smoky bacon from Madisonville, Tennessee, small plates such as smoked-salmon crostini with dill cream cheese, and flights of gourmet cheese and charcuterie. A long list of wines by the glass grants sippers access to eclectic, internationally cultivated flavors more easily than eating a diplomat’s passport.

The Cellar Door

Under the well-trained eye of owner Sean Chaudhry, The Cellar Door wine shop and bistro emphasizes the essence of ancient drink itself, curating a no-frills atmosphere that prioritizes quality of flavor above all. In allusion to the eatery's moniker—named for the simple phrase that author J.R.R. Tolkien famously called the most beautiful in the English language—straightforward combinations of globetrotting wines and grilled sandwiches, artisan cheeses, and charcuterie small plates blend together atop mesmerized palates.

More than 30 by-the-glass vintages hail from Spain, California, and Italy, and the staff encourages diners to select full bottles from the onsite retail shop, paying only retail price and a small corkage fee to eliminate unnecessary restaurant markup and taxes on drawn-out toasts. While their taste buds soak up new flavors, diners can challenge their brains to Wednesday trivia or tune their ears to live music on Fridays.

Reviews

Our server was very attentive and sweet, The atmosphere was pleasant. A good selection of wines, reasonably priced.

Joyce W., Yelp, 10/2/11

The atmosphere is calm and relaxing and inviting. One of the walls is lined with bottles of wine that you can purchase.

Roseanne S., Yelp, 2/13/12

In a Nutshell

European-style bistro pairs small plates and carefully sourced charcuterie with wines from top vineyards around the world

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Reservations required on Fridays. Dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sniff, swirl, and sip the heady juices of the noble grape