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Geneva Ale House

) #21 of 109 Restaurants in Geneva ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
319 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2156
+1 630-262-3877
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good57%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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319 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2156
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Be prepared to wait for a table on a weekend. Good food. Traditional bar food with a bit of an upscale twist. The best reason to go is the tap list full of high quality local craft beer. Experienced bartenders that understand beer, and can...More

Thank KurtB_69
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The good was good but nothing to write home about. Service was very good, helpful and friendly. The fried fish was greasy and the cole slaw didn't taste very good. The rest of the food was good.

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a bite on our way through the town. The restaurant is situated on the ground floor of an old movie theater. We were greeted as soon as we came inside and told we could sit anywhere we liked. We chose a...More

1  Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Went to the GAH with my husband & 5 other friends. We had to wait a while for table but it worked out well since we were waiting for a few of our friends. We all ordered food, I got the burger of the month...More

Thank Sasha G
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and we were all pleasantly surprised. Great service, good food, large menu and in the heart of downtown Geneva. For those who like pretzel rolls, sweet potato fries or onion strings, this place is for you. After...More

Thank travelingtrio2010
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Ate here today for the second time and had an exceptional dinner. The Cubans, black forest turkey and cheese curds were great. The service was timely and friendly.

Thank Timbayer
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stopped in for sandwiches and a quick beer after our daughter had purchased her wedding veil at a local shop. Great staff, good food and the beer tasted refreshing on a hot day:)

Thank Lovetogarden719
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Food was avg bar food , had the cheese curds and the aioli was mayo with bacon and garlic absolutely no flavor or spices added.

Thank George J
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Come for the beer, stay for the service. This place never disappoints. The ever-chaning tap list and can/bottle inventory makes every visit unique. And while they don't have a huge menu, everything I've had here has been great. Personal favorite is the turkey sandwich. Don't...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Had the chance to try both of these restaurants again back-to-back. Food here was good but served inconsistently. A variety of drinks including beers and martini were all fine and the selection wins over Stockholms. Appetizer (fried pickles and onion rings) arrived after a long...More

1  Thank Doggonesarasota
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2156
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-262-3877
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