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14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
+1 630-262-1000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cotton candy” (7 reviews)
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Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We have been to Niche for every special occasion during our relationship. Birthdays, our engagement, the day we got married, any chance we get lol. The food is always amazing, the service is impeccable & the atmosphere is perfect. We get lost in food, drinks...More

Thank MrsPeter1
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We wanted to give Niche a glowing review- were excited to try the place. But it is a bit pretentious, The food was decent but not mind blowing and the prices are of the mind blowing range. Service was very good though- just wished our...More

1  Thank WinfieldRDH
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is by far my favorite breakfast place! Unusual dishes, reasonable prices, knowledgeable servers. The place does fill quickly on weekends so plan accordingly. I haven't been to the new location yet, but can't wait!

Thank DPS99
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place....well actally a friend of ours picked it out. Amazing beer selection first off. And whatever your drink of choice is, they have the best of it. I had the Sea Bass which was incredible. The presentation was top notch all...More

Thank Rich E
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I love this restaurant! It has a wonderfully creative, delicious menu yet comfortable, pub-like setting. We go there often for special dinners. Individual dishes are reasonably-priced in my opinion, given the quality of ingredients and fine results. I am continually delighted by the unusual flavor...More

Thank cheryls741
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I walked to the Niche, from the Harrington Inn and Spa. We shared two of the specials of the night. The soup of the day was a crab brie bisque, 10.50 for a rather small bowl which was okay. The purple kale...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely ambiance. The service was knowledgeable with an extensive drink list. The beef tartar app was amazing! The soup was delicious and trout and beef entrees were full of amazing flavors. GET THE BRUSSLE SPROUTS! Will be back and recommend this for date night or...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We save this restaurant for special occasions, and 90% of the time we enjoy our experience. It is pricey, but the menus are seasonally adjusted and the dishes are complex, interesting and well-prepared. Years ago the atmosphere was in keeping with the white tablecloths dressing...More

Thank 53PatriciaAnne
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I love nearly everything about this place. As a reviewer mentioned earlier, I was not a fan of Niche after 302 West closed. Been to Niche about 3-4 times (after 302 West closed) before last Saturday night and there was always something that was fundamentally...More

Thank famoustraveler
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and warm welcome. Excellent bar staff with greet cocktail making skills. Food is of high quality, but at $375 for four people (no wine, but a couple of beers/cocktails each) I wouldn't expect to leave hungry. The portions are too small with even...More

1  Thank dwebb66
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
    (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
  • E-mail
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