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The Finery & Blacksmith Bar

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM
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CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was very good. Atmosphere was cool. Only people there at 5 p.m. on a Sunday which was a bit odd. Others came later. The Finery reminds me of another restaurant that we just ate at in Chicago. New, rave reviews! The food was good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tamara612016
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This was our first time at the Finery. We had a fantastic dinner starting with a sparkling Rose and fresh bread with flavored butter. We split the Pheasant with creamy risotto. It was seasoned and cooked perfectly and the risotto was super cheesy! I loved...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AbileneTexasDenna
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Was at the Finery & Blacksmith Bar last evening for my parents shared 70th birthday celebration. This establishment has been the highest pleasure to work with in setting up the personalized surprise party menu and even educated me on time planning. Then of course, we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bigbellyhappiness
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We travel and eat out a lot so at this point in my life it is hard to wow me. Boy did this place surprise and amaze me. My husband and I usually order 2 different meals so we can share and taste more things....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank maryjok456
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We went to The Finery while in town visiting family over Christmas. There was seven of us and this was our first time there. Before we arrived we had decided to dine on appetizers and small plates. The menu was so diverse we had to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bethrs524
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

A truly enjoyable evening with good service and a delightful dining experience. Adequate wine list and quality modern America cuisine make it a must visit if you are in St Charles or anywhere in the Fox Valley.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liam M
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We dined at The Finery & Blacksmith are out expectations were exceeded! Our server Elizabeth was knowledgeable and pleasant. She exuded happiness and it was evident she enjoys her job. The meat and cheese plate is a must!! While I don't think they mix it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lesliem0121
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The Finery... is an interestingly-named place with a relatively small, but eclectic, menu. The place seems small until you notice how many people can fit in the space. It’s an old building and they’ve retained the look and feel of an old place (in a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank IndependentTravelAK
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Overall the food is what makes this restaurant very good. We ordered 2 appetizers, the artichokes and the mussels and they were both really good. I ordered the pheasant and it was outstanding and my wife ordered the salmon and loved it. We were both...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Skylark89
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Stop in for a cocktail, go somewhere else for dinner. A+ for the cocktails. Perfectly crafted and with all the details and fancy garnish you’d expect. C- on the service and food. To be fair, our server/ bartender was great, but he was totally overworked....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BeachGirlinChiTown
Juliette R, Owner at The Finery & Blacksmith Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Hi There, My name is Juliette and I am the Chef/Owner of The Finery. I want to sincerely apologize about your experience with us! We always strive to make sure our customers enjoy their meal with us. Unfortunately, we dropped the ball. You are completely...More

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Response from mimiteach2017 | Reviewed this property |
They are a farm to table restaurant serving excellent food. They're w aitstaff are all very well versed with the constantly changing menu. We were there on News Years and in January, we found the menu on their website at... More
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