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14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-262-1000
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Ranked #17 of 127 Restaurants in Geneva
Price range: $14 - $28
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Rt 38 and James St.
Transit: The Metra train station in Geneva is located 5 blocks South of Niche on Third street. This is one of the more relaxing ways to travel to Geneva from Chicago, and a short walk away from the best dining Geneva has to offer.
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English first
West Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I went on a Wednesday night with my wife for an anniversary dinner. We'd been years here before when it was white table cloth special occasion kind of place. It was excellent at that time so I read with a little trepidation of the changes in decor and kitchen staff. I needn't worry. The dining room while decidedly far more... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I come here at least once a week. The food is excellent and the ambiance beautiful. The staff are friendly and they know their stuff. We've enjoyed everything we've ever ordered, but our favorites are the charcuterie plate and the steam buns...outrageous. Highly recommend Niche.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. Superb service. Outstanding food. Amazing drinks/wine list (Manhattan is off the charts delicious) One of the top restaurants in the Midwest if not THE BEST in the Midwest. I'm an old fan of 302 West but I actually think Niche has surpassed 302. Talk about a tall order. Love this place. Can't say enough about it.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is an amazing find. This is right up there with the best downtown Chicago restaurants! The food was amazing, highly recommend the Gougéres and the Pork Shank. The table next to us ordered the Lamb Chops...and I came close to ordering a second entree! Looked amazing. Overall, great food. Wasn't crazy about the coffee/cappuccino, but that is by no... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have been to niche twice in the past month. The first time was for our wedding anniversary. As soon as we were seated, our waitress greeted us with glasses of champagne. Compared to food experiences here in the past, the menu seems much more approachable. There were several innovative and seasonally appropriate choices, and it was hard to pick... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Celebrated anniversary there. The staff offered great suggestions. Food was excellent. And a very nice wine to accompany our meal.

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Aurora, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This used to be our favorite restaurant for all of our special occasions (birthdays, anniversaries, holiday dining out). We loved recommending Niche to all of our friends and family. We have been devoted customers since the opening week. However, that is a thing of the past. Niche has remodeled into a typical club atmosphere casual dining experience. Long gone are... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Service was fantastic by Steve and his assistant who would bring out the food. She was very good. The $15 glass of wine had a weak pour and the good was great yet you can leave hungry with such small portions. The style/set up of the restaurant lacked style, vibe and movement.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Have not been to Niche in quite some time. Since our last visit, the chef has changed and the decor has been updated. First the positive - the updated decor is very nice, I would say casually elegant. Now the les than positive observations. Let me start by saying that our last rating was 5 stars and quite honestly this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My friend and I had hard choices since everything on the menu sounded wonderful. If only the food was as good as it sounded. My Mushroom, goat cheese omelette had very little flavor, the ginger lemon pear dish which accompanied it consisted of unripe thinly sliced pears with no flavor. My friends chicken salad sandwich was dry but her French... More 

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Additional Information about Niche

Address: 14 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134
Phone Number: +1 630-262-1000
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
Cuisine: American

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