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The best wine list in Oak Forest. Over 50 tasty wines by the glass.


Chef Kala Dunn serves some of the tastiest, and prettiest, plates in town.


Wine-friendly food. Seasonal, locally sourced produce and ingredients.

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A neighborhood gem serving up great food, amazing wine & craft beer.

Seasonal dinner menu  |  Stone oven pizzas  |  wine
Small plates  |  Craft beer  |  Expansive patio

Plonk! Bistro and Wine Cellar approaches wine and food with an adventurous and welcoming spirit. We are your neighborhood favorite for discovering something new!

Our wine cellar features everything from Old World wines to eclectic finds from the American Northwest. Our menu uses seasonal ingredients and delivers wine-friendly flavors. From cheese and charcuterie boards to stone oven pizzas and steaks, Plonk!’s chef-driven kitchen prepares dishes designed to pair with wines from our stellar wine cellar.

Our patio in the backyard of Garden Oaks/Oak Forest invites neighbors to stay awhile. Our free wine tastings, brunch events, and chef created wine dinners celebrate wine, food, and friends. And there’s no place we’d rather enjoy live music than on the Plonk! patio!

A neighborhood wine and dining destination for nearly fifteen years, Plonk! Bistro is a proud Garden Oaks/Oak Forest wine bar and bistro with fans both near and far. Our wine cellar and curated wine list form the heart of Plonk! Bistro and Wine Cellar, and the Plonk! kitchen’s culinary offerings enhance the wine bar experience with everything from small plates to creative, seasonal dinner offerings.

Popular wine-friendly dishes range from lamb chops and handmade pasta to stone oven pizzas and light bites. Ten craft beers on tap and a selection of bottled brews rounds out the offerings, so there’s sure to be something for everyone, beer and wine drinkers alike.

Partnering with local farms and artisanal cheese and charcuterie producers, the Plonk! menu focuses on fresh, high-quality ingredients and features made-from-scratch dishes with a rustic flair.

Plonk! fans in the know realize that our special events are not to be missed. From live music on the patio to free wine tastings and chef demonstrations, Plonk! events are offered to Plonk! social media followers and email subscribers, depending on the event. Sign up today to get the scoop on the next Plonk! special event!

Team Plonk! is at the heart of what we do. Our servers love meeting and getting to know our guests. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just stopping by on the way home from the grocery store, we’re here to make your day a little more adventurous.


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This Tuesday at Plonk!:
Meet Master Sommelier Nick Hetzel to taste and learn about wine for free!

Master Sommelier Nick Hetzel began his more than 20-year career in the hotel and restaurant industry in the back of the house, cooking for numerous James Beard award winning chefs, after which his thirst for wine knowledge led him to a sommelier career and being awarded a Master Sommelier diploma, the highest designation awarded by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Come taste wine with Nick Hetzel for free, exclusively at Plonk! this Tuesday

The free wine tasting takes place from 5 until 7 pm, and, as always, our kitchen will be serving up wine-friendly fare to enhance your experience. See you tomorrow for another great Plonk! wine tasting!