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14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-262-1000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cotton candy” (6 reviews)
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“steam buns” (3 reviews)
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Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Niche is an upscale restaurant with a unique menu. We had the cream corn soup which was the soup of the day and very delicious. The bib salad was good but not that special. We ordered bison hanger steak and the pork chops with a...More

Thank CubsWSChamps
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

They make you feel at home right when you walk in. The place was not too big and the noise level was great to hear the conversation. The menu had a variety of choices to pick from and the food was very good. My wife...More

Thank Dtraxy
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in Geneva. First class for finely prepared dishes and outstanding service. A great mix between small plates and entrees, locally sourced ingredients. A special place.

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Years ago, after 302 West, we were always disappointed by Niche. In recent years, it has been getting better. Tonight was the best dinner we've had in the Fox River Valley since 302 days. The soft shell crab had a panoply of flavors. For our...More

1  Thank jongeol
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our dinner at Niche was excellent. The beer, wine and drink menu is very extensive. The beers on tap were all craft types with unusual takes on a variety of types of beer. The bottled beer list also is very extensive. The wine list looked...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Made a reservation for 7:30 and were sat immediately. We had initially arrived at 6:45 hoping to have a drink at the bar but there wasn't any room so we went elsewhere and then came back for dinner. Menu is unique and has some different...More

Thank egsmith4
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Perfect for a special occasion , for the foodie or wine snob in your group. Wonderful service . Cozy atmosphere

Thank DebraGGeneva
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The food in this establishment is creative and utterly fantastic. I have never had a bad meal. I have a food allergy, but that is of no consequence to the chef. He can make anything!

Thank sharicb
Reviewed 31 March 2017

very comfortable and beautifully decorating welcomes you immediately, the menu and wait staff keep one coming back

Thank debra p
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We found this place on accident about 2 years ago when the place we had planned to go had a long wait and had a standard dinner here. We loved our meal and signed up for their mailing list. Since then, we have attended 5-6...More

Thank drschmangie
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23 March 2017|
Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
deborah w
17 June 2016|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Actually the original restaurant, 302 West, closed when Joel, the chef , died, and his widow Katherine no longer wanted to keep it going. The staff tried to buy it, but that fell through and a few years later they opened... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
    (Between Rt 38 and James St.)
  • Public Transportation: The Metra train station in Geneva is located 5 blocks South of Niche on Third street. This is one of the more relaxing ways to travel to Geneva from Chicago, and a short walk away from the best dining Geneva has to offer.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-262-1000
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