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The Patten House Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews brussel sprouts jambalaya crab cakes salmon fries salad white fish creme brûlée ribs rice mac and cheese prime rib burger new orleans style historical home old mansion exceptional food
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Escaping from "Swedish Days" down the street, our group included 6 adults, two kids under 8, and an infant in a stroller. Staff found us a great spot on the patio, and our server (Brian) was terrific. One adult is on a restricted diet for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Willwerks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice historical home turned into a restaurant with bar and patio. Good salads and decent burgers and soup. But our real draw are the drinks Manhattans and Whisky Sours, prepared by the FEMALE bartenders only! Seriously, we've tried the evening drinks (by the guys) and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SpringCrocus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is the draw here. My husband and I stopped by for lunch on our 50th wedding anniversary. We commented on how romantic it felt, especially the outside seating. It was a lovely day with a breeze and shade. The gardens were pretty. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful old home converted to a restaurant. We went with a group of 8 and all enjoyed our drinks, apps, and entrees. Great place for celebrating a special occasion.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SharonJKBL
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We enjoyed a great meal with friends at the Patten House. It is a beautiful renovated home that is very elegant. We had the Duck breast as our entree and it was really delicious! We shared the entree and included the beet salad. It was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AbileneTexasDenna
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Friends took. E to The Patten House when I visited their beautiful town of Geneva. The Patten House is a beautiful classic old home which was renovated and made i to a restaurant. Both i door and outdoor seating are available. Beautiful landscaping and mature...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Excellent menu that my wife and I equally enjoy. Birthdays, anniversary, date night, this fits the bill. Excellent food, great atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chuckcarr0ll
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

This was our third time at The Patten House and it did not disappoint! Brussel sprouts were fantastic, although spicier than previous visits. Red fish, white fish and jambalaya were all good!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank thomaskS1750QT
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Built around 1856, this converted private residence makes a stunning petite restaurant. It is located in a residential area of Geneva, right off the main drag on 2nd Street. One has to appreciate his surroundings as well as enjoy the meal and the surroundings at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I have had good experiences here and bad. So why bother when there are so many other good and consistent restaurants nearby? I think the restaurant itself is charming. The servers are good. It is the cooks I have a problem with. I don’t think...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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August 27, 2016|
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Response from CheesecakeChick | Reviewed this property |
who would of thought Brussels sprouts, hot sauce and honey would be the bomb? the oysters rock, rocked! I did not find the food too spicy at all, very flavorful!
bill b
May 4, 2015|
Response from paintgirlchgo | Reviewed this property |
First time I'm seeing this question .. but I'll try to help. I'm just a customer. It doesn't appear that The Patten House has a website ... but they do have a page on Facebook named The Patten House Restaurant and Bar. If... More
bill b
May 4, 2015|
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Response from PaulI545 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bill, Like them on Facebook. They have a lot of information there including pictures of many of their dishes.
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