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14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-262-1000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cotton candy” (5 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

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 3 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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went with my husband for a nice quiet dinner. Food was great, service was great and the ambience is wonderful .

Thank Ginny L
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Didn't try this spot in Geneva until recently, but it was great. A little pricey, but food was wonderful, and ambience is very romantic inside.

Thank ChiTownGirlTravels
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I went to Niche on Friday night. We loved every bite, every sip. It was perfection. I had the carrot soup special, which was layered and nuanced with flavor but not overpowered by the carrots. We shared the steam buns (there were...More

Thank SPQ0218
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I took my wife to celebrate her birthday. We really enjoyed the drinks, food and service. Everything was very good. Our server asked what we were celebrating. When we told him it was my wife's birthday he disappeared then came back with a champagne toast...More

Thank Ken C
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Can you purchase gift cards on line?
23 March 2017|
Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
deborah w
Did Niche close for awhile a few years back?
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
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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