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Barrel + Rye

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
477 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2731
+1 630-402-0647
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck poutine” (12 reviews)
“brie” (13 reviews)
“kimchi” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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477 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2731
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quality Cute Little Whiskey Bar. A Nice Change of Pace when it comes to the Food. Give it a try, worthwhile

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's a great place for lunch or dinner. The food is very good and their bar is great. This restaurant only has 2 tables that are not high top. You need to get their early if you want a seat restaurant is small.

Thank heather l
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We decided to visit this restaurant after hearing people saying positive things about it. It was a last minute decision but went with it anyway after checking the restaurant website to attempt a reservation where it clearly states they do not take them. When we...More

Thank Laraine322
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch and a bourbon. An excellent place to come and just sit watching the world go by. Had a great cheese burger with mushrooms and a Makers Mark. Perfect

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Decided to try this place tonight because it was ranked so well and boy, were we disappointed! Very small restaurant with all high top tables except two inside and then outdoor seating. Hubby doesn't like outdoor dining, so we waited for a low top table;...More

Thank Tonya M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had lunch with friends. My salad was amazing, some ordered burgers which were also very good. Fast, friendly service. Great location on scenic 3rd St in Geneva.

Thank Illinois1
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

No table available on a Tuesday night ...that's ok we can sit at the bar ... we ordered cocktails and that was pretty much the last we saw of the bartender. Attempted to wave him down numerous times and ended up getting the attention of...More

Thank TMCD2
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here and had the brie cheese curds as our appetizer. These were amazing! Highly recommend! My husband had a Manhattan that he can't stop talking about. We also had a so-so burger and a pretty good soup. We plan to go back....More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for food and drinks. Sat outside with 4 other people, ordered the cheese curds, cocktails and lunch. I loooooove Brie so I was super excited about the cheese curds (they were so good!) I had the fried green tomatoes, my friends had...More

Thank MichelleRutk
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Small place, great food, great staff, fantastic bar. This has become one of our regular stops for dinner.

Thank Bruce-n-Claudia
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Nearby Attractions
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.41 km away
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1.14 km away
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Questions & Answers
Loris H
26 September 2017|
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Response from auggieson3 | Reviewed this property |
Since the menu has changed, I’m really not sure anymore. You’ll need to go to their website
Billy N
13 September 2016|
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Response from T8046FYnancyg | Reviewed this property |
I should expand on my answer below. Little bit. They so have gluten free options; however, they are not categorized on the menu as such. The wait staff can give you all the options, from salads to burgers. They'll do their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2731
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-402-0647
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