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Geneva Ale House

319 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 262-3877
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Ranked #17 of 123 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: American
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91% Recommend
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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140 reviews 140 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Great environment, excellent pub food and more. Good menu and you can't go wrong with anything on it. The servers are friendly, responsive and accommodating.

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Chicago IL
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175 reviews 175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stopped after the Flea Market to watch our team and grab a burger and a cool beer. What a delightful surprise! The food was amazing…Door County Cheese Curds served with bacon aioli and the Ale House Burger…8 oz with applewood smoked bacon, sharp cheddar, grilled onions and a fried egg…plus house made potato chips. Quiet Saturday afternoon with great... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our group of 5 had dinner at the Geneva Ale House last Tuesday night! Got seated right away (it was pouring rain, I think people stayed in) Our server was very friendly, told us about the specials and took our drink orders. I ordered Zombie Dust on draft, I've heard good things about this beer, and it was delicious! We... More

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Geneva, Illinois
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272 reviews 272 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

It was a busy Friday night, so instead of waiting for the table we sat at the bar. The bartender was very friendly and provided great service. He told us that they'd had a special meal earlier in the week that included rabbit and quail, so the soup of the night was a rabbit and quail stew. I had to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Geneva Ale House has a fantastic selection of beers from around the world as well as mouth-watering food. This is not your typical local watering hole! As other reviews on this site have indicated, the atmosphere is very pleasant and clean. Arrive early on Friday or Saturday nights, or you could have to wait for a table. Highly recommended!

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Geneva, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

try the shredded pork, try the sausage plate, try the fish and chips, try the burgers, try the cod with brussel sprouts - one thing is better than the next delicious ciders [pear is my favorite] as well as ever changing list of beers makes this an interesting place gets crowded shortly after 5 so get there early closed Mondays

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Geneva, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This beer dinner had four great pairings. The beers went really well with food they were paired up with. First on the menu was a Corned beef and cabbage roll with a spicy mustard dip paired with Great Lakes Elliot Ness. The roll was fried to perfection. It was crispy and very light. The ratio of corned beef to cabbage... More

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We were visiting Geneva and had only about 50 minutes for lunch. The Ale House had just opened so we got a very nice window seat looking out on one of the city's main streets. Our waiter was extremely friendly and attentive. We both had bowls of delicious baked French onion soup, very warming on a cold, windy day. Our... More

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a fun selection of Burgers and Beers this is a great place for both. Beers are typically priced (on the high end as usual) and the burgers are delicious. Be prepared to wait for a table during the weekend dinner rush but you can sit right away during off hours/days. Try the Grilled Cheese Burger... More

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Champaign, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The sandwiches we had were excellent and the pricing was good. They were packed but got our food out in good time. They have a very long beer list but neither of us were drinking so I'd like to go back to try some of the beer.

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