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Geja's Cafe

340 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4739
773-281-9101
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Ranked #344 of 8,182 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $40
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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English first
Illinois
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

This is a very romantic fondue restaurant that my wife and I have been going to for years. You'll need to make a reservation. The night we went they had 5:30pm adn 9:30pm available, so we chose the latter and it was still packed. The flamenco guitar is a great touch. We had the chicken and beef tenderloin fondue with... More

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Minooka, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

My then girlfriend and I went to Geja's as part of their valentines day package. This has been her favorite restaurant for quite sometime. Everything was perfect and I proposed that night. The staff was wonderful and ensured that everything was taken care of. My fiance and I plan on going back on a regular basis.

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Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews 139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was my first time trying fondue. We enjoyed it. It was a good overall experience. I do see, however, how this is not for everyone. The cook it yourself can get old pretty fast. I would go back and get just deserts and appetizers.

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East Peoria,IL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Very expensive. Next time, I am just going for the dessert fondue! Service was great! Place was busy despite a fierce snowstorm going on outside!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this place is awful. The food and veggies were room temp ( hello salmonella ), the restaurant dark and musty, not romantic, and the service awful. Not worth the $60 a person. The manager is horrible at solving customers issues!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My Wife and I dined here recently for our 5th year wedding anniversary while we were holidaying from Australia. The moment we arrived we knew this place would be something special. We were greeted very friendly & politely from the woman at the door (Diana I think her name was?) As we got to the restaurant a bit earlier than... More

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chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is perfect for a large group or a romantic night out. It is a fondue experience. I know there are chain fondue restaurants, but this is a gourmet experience, not a chain restaurant experience. It's a spot known by chicago locals. We first went as a large group, then went back for our anniversary. It was just a little... More

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Port Saint Joe, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

we ha ve never been disappointed with our experience here. wonderful cozy romantic setting with a leisure dining experience. the flamenco guitar music adds so much to the atmosphere. we come to Chicago every winter and this is always our first dinner in town and will continue to be our favorite place in chitown.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I went there for our anniversary. The food was great - both cheese and chocolate fondue were very tasty (I had better experience only in Switzerland). The staff was super nice and helpful. The atmosphere was good, though it's really dark inside, but it was ok for us. The price is not low, though acceptable for the... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This was my first fondue experience. I found a Groupon before my boyfriend and I visited Chicago for our anniversary. When I booked our reservation they asked if we were celebrating any special occasion and when we arrived the hostess was sure to wish us a Happy Anniversary and there was a card on the table for us. The service... More

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