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Preservation Bread and Wine

513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant! Its small plate dinning (but I felt the portions were very generous,plenty to share) I was able to sample several items. started with Carpaccio - good, then crispy duck salad-very good. Next a mushroom tart-amazing & my favorite, finally a braised...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife wanted to try this place so we stopped in. We had 4 different "small" plates....all were excellent. The waitress was very helpful in that she steered us away from dishes that may not have been up to par on this particular day. Carpaccio,...More

Thank Jad16
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have been here several times for good food and wine. The owner is very knowledgeable about wine and even suggested a vineyard to go to on a recent trip to Austria. There are some mainstays on the menu but always some fresh, seasonal items...More

Thank Debbie_Craig_12
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My friend ordered a beautiful salad. I ordered the spinach artichoke bread pudding. Terrible. Did find 1/4th of an artichoke but the rest was bread. Served cold at first, sent it back, came back hot but terrible. Order the salads or the flat bread. Those...More

1  Thank MaryButters
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I dined here with another couple. The cheese plate was wonderful....along with a nice (but reasonably priced) red wine. Next time I want to also try the meat platter. For our main courses we each had different menu items and everyone was...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have a cheese plate and a meat plate and both were fantastic. They have great selections of both meat and cheese. We sat out in their back patio which was very nice. Great service.

Thank lc47
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great, but very small portions. I had brunch here once, and it was fabulous! You also need to make reservations if you are going on the weekend.

Thank Bon49
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My sister and I love going here for a late lunch and the wine is always top notch. Small place but worth the wait!! The salami and cheese platter is our favorite

Thank SueVacaSpots
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have gone to Preservation Bread and Wine several times on Wednesday evening. 1/2 price wine and flat bread. Both have been great! People are friendly and food is great!

Thank Alma4434
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner and wine spot on Geneva's popular 3rd street. Outstanding cheese and charcuterie plates. Wednesdays bring gourmet flatbreads with sale-priced bottles of wine.

Thank Mark L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there gluten free options?
9 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from ronnykimmy | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Not bread but salads - cool apps- cheese platter with apple slices- olives- etc
Will be there this coming Saturday with 10 to 12 ladies. Will I be able to drop off artificial roses for each Birthday lady Friday afternoon?
28 July 2016|
Response from OtherBeach | Reviewed this property |
Call them and ask them
Hayley T
How late can you check-in if you have a late flight? Is there luggage storage to store luggage for several days in between two stays?
14 July 2015|
Response from Wbgb | Reviewed this property |
Ah Preservation Bread and wine is a restaurant in Geneva Illinois Maybe your referring to some other place?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 630-208-1588
  • E-mail
It's a cafe and wine bar in downtown Geneva, IL
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