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Atwater's

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15 South River Lane, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-208-8920
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
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Mokena, Illinois
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Herrington Inn so this looked like a no-brainer. Had reservations and were greeted and seated immediately. Got the bread basket, nice and warm with a nice assortment. Proposed and she accepted!!! From there we had the cheese platter appetizer which was great. Entrees were the special of the day for my now fiancee, which was fish cooked... More 

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Geneva, Illinois, United States
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320 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want a special night out this is it! great views. excellent and developed menu. wear a jacket and take the wife out for a great night!

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Thank Troy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and atmosphere at Atwater's are the best in the Fox Valley area. We were there for my husband's birthday. There was a birthday card on the table when we arrived. They were able to accommodate our dietary restrictions without sacrificing quality or taste. The food was beyond delicious. Highly recommend this for couples or small groups. A little... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, we were quite lucky in that we had the place to ourselves and were the only ones in the restaurant. I am not sure if that upped the service level but we felt pretty special. A full but limited menu but the offerings are just great. My wife and I both had steak and while I always order medium... More 

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Thank Gunshycanuck
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful evening at Atwaters on a Monday night. There was a group of 10 earlier in the evening that was finishing up by the time we arrived. Once they left we were spoiled by a private dinner in a beautiful setting with wonderful wait staff. The wine list was nice and we found a... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

I love this historic dining room, old world elegance overlooking the Fox River. White tablecloth service is outstanding. Staff knows what they are serving, what they are doing and how to do it right which can be rare these days. I honestly think the prices are so reasonable as I have paid alot more $$$ for less service and less... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Visited Geneva with a small group and we chose Atwater's for dinner. It was a great choice. The food was outstanding. There are so many great options and you really can't go wrong with any.

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Thank Preston1884
Geneva, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Dinner in the gazebo at Herringtons. Romantic setting right on the river, with patio seating outside too. Excellent food, excellent service

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Thank ThankfulLife
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Such a nice spot with white table cloth service and food that is different than your everyday spot. I go here for a special event or if I want to impress the one I am with.

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West Chicago, il
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We went for our anniversary, wanted to have a nice fancy dinner. First, it's a small room of maybe 20 tables. Looks elegant, candles and fireplace. But it was incredibly hard to hear, maybe because of the high ceiling. There were only 3 or 4 other tables seated but it took almost a half hour to order and get our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $60
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 South River Lane, Geneva, IL 60134
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-208-8920
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.

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South Elgin, Illinois
Bengaluru, India
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?