Cellar Gate Wine Market ~ wine bar & cafe' 

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 Chicago's North Shore Hidden Gem

Cellar Gate Wine Market ~ wine bar & cafe' in Highwood, IL offers a unique collection of wines gathered from small production vineyards around the world, along with a fresh, flavorful menu designed to pair with any varietal selection.

Our front market, back parlor and dining room are perfect destinations for you to join your friends for a quick meet up or a casual dinner.


Throughout the summer and fall, our courtyard offers plenty of bistro tables and umbrellas to sit and sip in the warm sunshine or wrapped in a cozy blanket by the fire pit. Year round, live music is performed by local talent on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Featured Activities & Events:

At Cellar Gate, every visit is a unique experience.  We offer a perfect pairing of good wine, food and live music.

Also check out upcoming events that are sure to elevate a casual lunch or dinner out to a one-of-a-kind dining experience.


Consider hosting your next event with us.

  • private events ~ large & small
  • showers, weddings, anniversaries
  • book clubs
  • corporate gatherings
  • client meetings
  • office parties
  • fundraisers
  • live music weekends
  • acoustic open mic night alternating wednesdays
  • saturday afternoon wine tastings 
  • cards/board games available (or BYO!)

Happy wine dogs

are always welcome

in our courtyard