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Geneva Diner

American, Diner
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14 S 2nd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2205
+1 630-232-1288
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I love this place. No, actually my whole family loves this place. So lucky to have this local hem in town where I can get breakfast just like I'd make for my family, only I don't have to make it. I can occasionally sleep in on the weekend. Bonus that this is a family owned place, run by the nicest... More 

Thank ericablondegirl
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Came her for breakfast, felt claustrophobic!! this is a VERY small restaurant. We sat WAYY in the back, bathroom was right next to us. Just not my thing, I felt very uncomfortable in the surroundings. I need some space to enjoy my meal and relax and not be RIGHT next to the person next to me hovering over them. Food... More 

Thank Chianti25
Batavia, Illinois
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

When you enter , you will think that you were in Mayberry. They have a huge counter to eat at- and several tables on the side. Food is how it was made- one plate at a time with love. A huge menu filled with tons of breakfast and lunch offerings. I had their corned beef hash and their pancakes, their... More 

Thank superbob47
Mesquite, Nevada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It is a diner, but everything tasted very good. The french toast I ordered was excellent quality and a medium portion size. The prices were awesome, and my party of three all ate lunch for less than $30. I would recommend this for anyone visiting Geneva, IL.

Thank TeamRhoden
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

The service was good and the options were plenty. Just the way a diner should be. No frills but healthy basic diner options. I ordered a sandwich with Cole slaw and when it arrived it was just as I had envisioned.

Thank Teresa987
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Visit here all the time. Great breakfast and reasonable prices. Wait staff always friendly. Great local diner.

Thank sallyjver
Lindenhurst, Illinois
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great old style dinner. Very friendly and attentive staff. Had the steak skillet and it wasn't greasy or heavy, just very good. We visited a little 6am on a Saturday, but I imagine that this place gets very busy later in the morning. Well worth the stop

Thank RandR J
Geneva, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

When living in the Geneva area my husband would meet his friends here every Saturday morning for breakfast. Sometimes I was lucky enough to be asked to go guys' we're not available. Typical diner offerings that are delicious!

Thank Jeanie2013
Geneva, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Typical diner fare but quite an extensive menu. I have stopped ordering corned beef hash anywhere else, nothing compares to the homemade version here. Billy's special sandwich is a winner as well. Go for breakfast, stay for lunch! There are other family businesses in Geneva but none that make you feel so welcomed as The Diner. It's not a large... More 

Thank Karla J
Geneva, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Great little place for breakfast. Great coffee, classic breakfast food and homemade corned beef hash. You can substitute it for the hash browns in your skillet. Delicious!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 2nd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-232-1288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?