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Atwater's

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Seafood, International
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15 South River Lane, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-208-8920
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Description: Fine dining on the waterfront at this gem, tucked inside the Herrington Inn...
Fine dining on the waterfront at this gem, tucked inside the Herrington Inn & Spa.

Al fresco dining in season. Serves three meals daily, open 365 days per year.

Advance reservations highly recommended

Private waterfront Gazebo for 8 guests is also available.
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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Birthday dinner for my Wife

We've stayed @ Herrington and dined @ Atwater's several times as a couple. This was our first time dining @ Atwater's with our children, 13 & 8. Great experience. A little pricey but worth it for the special occasion. Looking forward to our next trip back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ken C
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've stayed @ Herrington and dined @ Atwater's several times as a couple. This was our first time dining @ Atwater's with our children, 13 & 8. Great experience. A little pricey but worth it for the special occasion. Looking forward to our next trip back!

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Thank Ken C
Geneva
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an excellent experience at this restaurant. The food was delicious, portions were spot on and the plating was very creative. Our waitress was very attentive and the staff kept our drink glasses full and table cleared without it feeling intrusive. We will definitely go back.

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Thank Phillip W
Chicago
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We keep forgetting to go here other than for banquets. Had the set lunch for Restaurant week. Delightful salad, pretty good red snapper on quinoa and a nice creme brûlée. Well served. Downside, the bread basket wasn't warm and the red snapper was slightly over cooked (probably fine for most, but I like seafood slightly rare). And the setting and... More 

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Thank Linda R
Lombard, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Read some wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor about this restaurant. Met some friends there for lunch today. The place is gorgeous and the ambiance is fantastic. There are probably about ten tables in the restaurant, which overlooks the Fox River. There was plenty of room between tables, and this made the room relatively quiet and relaxing. Our hostess was very welcoming.... More 

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Thank Dawn S
kms37
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I dined at Atwater's twice during my stay at The Herrington. Both times it was excellent. Try the chicken crepes they are delicious and the filet was perfectly cooked to order. It is pricey but worth the money.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We ate at Atwater's and I cannot remember that last if ever that I experiences such a delicious dinner. My filet was cooked to perfection and the service was excellent. Can't wait to go back.

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1 Thank MaryE1118
Mundelein, Illinois
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

After scheduling, cancelling and rescheduling dinner plans (due to family holiday changes) for 8 at Atwater's in Geneva, we cannot speak more highly of the wait staff, service and accommodations made for our meal. The gazebo is a unique location to enjoy a private meal (no more than 8 guests) along the Fox River for a special treat. All meals... More 

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logwes, General Manager at Atwater's, responded to this review

I'm glad things worked out with your schedule and you were able to enjoy a special meal in the gazebo. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Sincerely, Paul Ruby President Shodeen Hospitality More 

Bloomingdale, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We have eaten there and it is great. I have food problems and the chef made we something special. It is very romantic. I went for my birthday and my husband's birthday too because we liked it so much. I will go back every year because it is such a special place for couples.

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1 Thank w0nderfultime
logwes, General Manager at Atwater's, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your birthday dinner with us. I'm glad you enjoyed your experience. Sincerely, Paul Ruby, GM More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

If you are looking for a very nice place to eat while in Geneva, this is the place for you. Great atmosphere for a couple or group. Wait staff is excellent. I had steak the night I ate here and it melted in my mouth. Very favorable and was cooked to order.

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1 Thank Traveler45619
herrington_geneva, Manager at Atwater's, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments on our food, we appreciate that you took the time to share them! We hope to welcome you back to Atwater's very soon. More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The service was excellent and there was a wide range of food choices. All meals were well presented and tasted wonderful!

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1 Thank jkled
herrington_geneva, Manager at Atwater's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We hope to have you back again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 South River Lane, Geneva, IL 60134
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-208-8920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 60
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Fine dining on the waterfront at this gem, tucked inside the Herrington Inn & Spa.

Al fresco dining in season. Serves three meals daily, open 365 days per year.

Advance reservations highly recommended

Private waterfront Gazebo for 8 guests is also available.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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