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14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-262-1000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cotton candy” (7 reviews)
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“steam buns” (3 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 15 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

Thank dwebb66
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Niche is a spectacular place to dine in! From the fabulous drinks and the service to the unique items on the menu this place can not be missed! The Aperol Spriz was even better then the ones I had in Italy! Take time and done...More

Thank ilsetu28
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant recently and found it to be okay. The server was distracted and only marginal and the food was good but expensive.

Thank Jim25w644
Reviewed 11 September 2017

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 16 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.

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Questions & Answers
23 March 2017|
Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
deborah w
16 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
US$15 - US$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 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
  • E-mail
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