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Geja's Cafe

#423 of 7,535 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Lincoln Park
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340 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4739 (Lincoln and Clark)
+1 773-281-9101
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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322 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

3.5 Stars: Very charming cozy place with great ambience! Our server unfortunately was not the friendliest nor the most helpful. Others there seemed much better, & the helpers/bussing staff were fine. So, we just tried the best we can in the lim light to cook our foods best we could via trial & error as he rushed through the directions... More 

Thank Justsaygrace
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Geja's It has been around forever. Still has the magic. Got the sampler dinner steak chicken scrimp scallops and lobster. You also get a cheese fondue and a chocolate desert. A lot of dipping choices with each. A lot to enjoy notice that we did not leave anything behind Nor was anyone else leaving anything Service was wonderful.... More 

Thank Michael R
Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Melting Pot before. This experience wasn't as good as Melting Pot. Pros: Groupon, romantic & intimate setting, decent amount of food Cons: Tables were too small for fondue. Experience felt rushed.

Thank kypalmer
VA Beach
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first experience at a fondue restaurant. Our biggest con, the lack of, sufficient amount lighting to see the food we cooked! We had to lift the candle to see. Our Mojitos, we had to send back. Our waiter rushed through explaining the process and the six dips.

Thank birdnsky_1
Libertyville, Illinois
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a weekday Groupon so a friend and I dined on a Thursday night. The cheese fondue is out of this world. Nothing like the Swiss Knight brand you get in the grocery store. I think the secret is the white wine in the mixture. We also had the chocolate fondue, also memorably delicious. We skipped the boiled oil meat... More 

Thank Libertyvillian
Burlingame, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My husband I first dined at Gejas 20 years ago. I took my 12 year old daughter over the weekend while visiting Chicago. Experience still the best. My daughter loved it! We dined on cheese fondue, salad and chocolate fondue. Plenty of food! Ask for a booth. Service is pleasant, can be a little rushed. Salad and fondue at the... More 

Thank 650br3
buffalo grove
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

first time here for me. have never eaten at a fondue restaurant so something new for me. i ordered the steak and lobster, wife had the scallops and steak. both came with a cheese fondue appetizer. she liked it. I did not like the cheese but there are lots of cheeses I don't like. my steak and lobster were okay.... More 

Thank Michael F
Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The best way to describe this place is: Americanized fondue restaurant. I had fondue before in Paris at one of the most popular food place but Geja's experience was different. First of all, the ambiance inside is really nice.. it feels very cosy. I went with my wife and we felt as if we are somewhere in Europe. Our server... More 

Thank Rock_Chicago28
Boise, Idaho
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to me by friends as having great food, and also great atmosphere, as well as a great place for a romantic dinner. I was not disappointed. It's a fondue restaurant with many choices on the menu. First, it's in the basement of the building making a little dark and, yes, romantic. The interior is beautiful wood... More 

Thank David H
Springfield, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

It doesn't get any more romantic than this. Great fun eating fondu. I recommend Prince Geja's combination, so you can try a little of everything. Sangria was tasty. Our waiter Steve was outstanding.

Thank Thomas E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $56
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4739
    (Lincoln and Clark)
  • Public Transportation: Brown Line to Sedgewick / North
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-281-9101
Chicago's most romantic restaurant featuring fondue dining and fine wines. We are open 7 days a week. Fondue dining - cooking at the table - is a great way to give your family and friends a unique experience. Geja's features an extensive, moderately priced wine list, with many selections by-the-glass. Reservations are recommended. We would be delighted to help plan your private party. We accept all major credit cards. Because of safety concerns we do not allow children under the age of 10. Dress code: Many of our guests are celebrating a special occasion and we ask that your attire reflect that. The dress code at Geja's Cafe is business casual. For men, a collared shirt and dress pants are appropriate. For women, business wear or dressy casual attire would be most comfortable. More specifically, we do not allow beachwear (flip flops, tank tops, etc.), athletic wear (jerseys, sweatpants, gym shoes, etc.), ripped or torn clothing and hats of any kind.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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