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Geja's Cafe

340 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4739
773-281-9101
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Ranked #301 of 8,285 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $40
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Cuisines: Austrian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Lincoln and Clark
Transit: Brown Line to Sedgewick / North
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71% Recommend
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English first
Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I love this restaurant. We have been twice and it has been perfect all the way around. Romantic atmosphere, great food. Very easy to get too. We have been able to find free parking in the area as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This reasonably priced Thai restaurant in Southern Lincoln Park near Old Town is worth a visit. The food was well prepared, but unremarkable. The service was fine (early dinner and only 5 people in the place with one server). I'd come back again, but that's because I live nearby. I'd not travel far to eat here.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant is truly great for dates. It has great food and service. It's a little pricy, but with the groupon it is very reasonable. I would highly recommend going here.

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Worthington, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My fiancé and I were heading to Chicago for a weekend together. We saw the groupon for Geja's cafe and decided to give it a try as we had never been to a fondue place before and the reviews were overall pretty good. The food was excellent and the experience was great. However for $30 for the groupon, you are... More

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Richfield, Minnesota
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138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was in Chicago for a work/vacation, and had dinner with co-workers and my family. This was the perfect location. The food was wonderful and the service was as good as I have ever experienced. A really fun place to enjoy your group's conversation. The restaurant was full but still able to hear everyone at our table.

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Chicago, IL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

As a Chicago native, for years I've been hearing rave reviews from friends and family about how great their experience was at Geja's. When my Mom bought a groupon, we couldn't wait to make a reservation and see for ourselves what all of the hype was about. We made reservations for 6:30PM on a Wednesday night last month. She was... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We came to this place because there aren't too many places where you can fondue in our city. We immediately loved the atmosphere in the restaurant, very cosy. We went for the international fondue which consisted out of a small cheese fondue, main course: chicken, steak and shrimp fondue and the chocolate fondue. Loved the cheese fondue, so yummy with... More

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Chicago, IL
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We joined another couple (surprise!) for our friend's birthday. It is her favorite restaurant and her husband had called me the week before to have us there. She was also quite surprised to see us there, since my husband is not a big fondue person. His "Why pay so much to cook your own food!" has gotten him a few... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love this place and so does my girlfriend. I've been a few times and it has never disappointed. I get the Connoisseur: aged beef tenderloin, jumbo gulf shrimp, and succulent lobster tail and of course this come with the cheese fondue app and chocolate fondue desert, I get it every time and it is FANTASTIC! It is a bit... More

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

1) look for coupons if you're going with someone or a group. 2) make a reservation 3) Arrive hungry, but for goodness sakes, pace yourself and don't gorge on the cheese and crackers if they have you wait at the bar. Yes, the cheese is very tasty. You'll be having a lot more. 4) Give that salad its due respect,... More

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