Geneva is one of the larger suburbs of Chicago, and is a village in the county of Kane. There are nearly twenty five thousand residents according to the last census count, and as one of the most affluent suburbs, it is also the home of many great attractions and restaurants. If you're coming to town to see a play, to shop at Geneva Commons, or to enjoy some of the beautiful parks and scenic areas, you'll need to know where to drink and dine! Please enjoy a few of our favorites below, all located within the zip code of 60134!
Wildwood is all about fabulous steak, fresh seafood, and delicious pasta. We've been enjoying this upscale restaurant for many years and always recommend it highly to all our friends. You will really enjoy the decor and ambiance, and the selection of fine wine and martinis makes it an excellent place to have those important business lunches or romantic dates. They've got a private dining area that's perfect to rent for your work functions or birthdays and bridal showers. This very find restaurant gets one of our very highest recommendations.
Address: 477 South 3rd Street
If you love a great steak as much as we do, you will want to take a look at Foxfire Restaurant in Geneva. This cozy little spot with the wonderful outdoor dining area will charm your heart on your first visit. We fell in love with it and have celebrated most of our special occasions there ever since. The sesame encrusted ahi tuna is an essential for your appetizer, or perhaps the filet bites if you're not much for fish. And the Filet Diane is an excellent choice for dinner, or perhaps the Chicken Marsala. Everything is delicious!
Address: 17 West State Street
VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE
Villa Verone Ristorante has been serving Geneva for nearly fifteen years, and it's our opinion that there is no place else in the area that can compare with its ambiance and wonderful flavors. This is authentic Italian food at its very best. They've also got the Upper Club for live entertainment, featuring some of the best music you'll find in town, and a special party room that you can rent our for your private functions.
Address: 416 Hamilton Street
Niche Restaurant is a fine dining establishment that Geneva should be proud to call its own. We're hooked on their Duck Confit Nachos with cilantro chevre cheese, tortilla chips, and an incredible chili coulis. As far as entrees go, we'd highly recommend the Barramundi, the Kalamata Olive and Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, or the Sweet Corn Risotto. Everything on the menu is fantastic, and the service couldn't be any better than it is. We adore this place.
Address: 14 South 3rd Street
LE BERRY BISTRO
Le Berry Bistro is one of the nicest and most comfortable places to dine in the Geneva area of Chicagoland. The cuisine is of course French, and it's all freshly prepared and so delicious. Every time we have dined here they've served us with the utmost class and care. The baked goat cheese appetizer is really amazing, and we'd highly recommend any one of the salads on the menu. Casual yet upscale, and very pleasing to all the senses, not just taste. An all around wonderful restaurant.
Address: 227 South Third Street
ARBIZZANI'S LITTLE OWL RESTAURANT & FLAGSTONE PUB
Arbizzani's Little Owl Restaurant & Flagstone Pub really brings you the best of two completely different worlds. On one hand you've got an incredible restaurant that features great steaks, fresh seafood, crisp salads, and generously sized sandwiches. And on the other hand you've got an excellent pub where you can enjoy your favorite wines and beers along with some great conversation. This is always a nice choice for business lunches or romantic dinners. Highly recommended any day of the week!
Address: 101 West State Street
Atwaters Restaurant is a wonderful choice for any special occasion including anniversaries and birthdays, or just any night of the week when you want to treat yourself and your dining companions to something special. Some say it's a little too expensive here, but you do get what you pay for, and everythig is of the utmost quality and rarity when it comes to the wines in particular. Fabulous appetizers and great lamb and beef dishes for your choice of entree!
Address: 15 South River Lane
GRATTO ITALIAN TAPAS BAR
Gratto Italian Tapas Bar is one of our favorite places to dine when we're in Geneva because we're a fan of the small plates philosophy and we just love fine Italian food. The atmosphere is so relaxing yet upscale, and it really makes you feel a world away from all your cares and the stress and strain of the work day. Excellent for romantic occasions or special celebrations!
Address: 207 South 3rd Street
OLD TOWN PUB & EATERY
Old Town Pub & Eatery has a wonderful array of selections when it comes to both food and drinks, but the thing that really draws us to this hallowed haunt is the ambiance. It's so original and old fashioned, and just a world away from everything else that's out there. The service, too, is of that old fashioned quality that is hard to find in today's modern world. Definitely one of our highest recommendations.
Address: 201 West State Street
CLADDAGH PUBS OF GENEVA
Claddagh Pubs of Geneva is possibly one of our favorite pubs in all of Illinois. There's just something about that familiar exterior and the comfortable interior that makes you feel at home from the first moment that you walk up to the pub. The prices are good and cheap so you can fill up on both food and beer without having to spend too much of your hard earned cash. And we love their three buck Jameson Irish Coffees! Great place to relax with friends after work or anytime!
Address: 1702 Commons Drive