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14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
+1 630-262-1000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (3 reviews)
“kale salad” (2 reviews)
“hanger steak” (2 reviews)
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Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Niche has received rave reviews from Chicago media for years. Wonderful atmosphere, excellent cuisine, professional service. It's worth a trip!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cccampbell38
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

When you go into a place like Niche, you expect a capable team who knows their trade. After having mis-fired at another place on third street, we were hoping this would be a better experience. Everything started out well, but then after we placed our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank BelikinBeer
Reviewed 19 August 2018

food was very high quality; it is expensive; the house manhattans very good; we liked the halibut and the hanger steak; servers were great but they do need some extra help at times - a small thing but my water glass not refilled

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jerrytomsolo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My husband and I tend to go a lot of nice resturants, and it is not uncommon for us to spend several hundred dollars on a meal out. From the reviews and price of this restaurant I assumed it would be one step below high...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cindy198064
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Niche has amazing food and excellent service. And the background music is perfect. One of my top 5 meals of all-time. Just go there!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We have been to Niche for every special occasion during our relationship. Birthdays, our engagement, the day we got married, any chance we get lol. The food is always amazing, the service is impeccable & the atmosphere is perfect. We get lost in food, drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MrsPeter1
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We wanted to give Niche a glowing review- were excited to try the place. But it is a bit pretentious, The food was decent but not mind blowing and the prices are of the mind blowing range. Service was very good though- just wished our...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank WinfieldRDH
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is by far my favorite breakfast place! Unusual dishes, reasonable prices, knowledgeable servers. The place does fill quickly on weekends so plan accordingly. I haven't been to the new location yet, but can't wait!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank DPS99
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place....well actally a friend of ours picked it out. Amazing beer selection first off. And whatever your drink of choice is, they have the best of it. I had the Sea Bass which was incredible. The presentation was top notch all...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Rich E
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I love this restaurant! It has a wonderfully creative, delicious menu yet comfortable, pub-like setting. We go there often for special dinners. Individual dishes are reasonably-priced in my opinion, given the quality of ingredients and fine results. I am continually delighted by the unusual flavor...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cheryls741
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Questions & Answers
23 March 2017|
Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
deborah w
16 June 2016|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Actually the original restaurant, 302 West, closed when Joel, the chef , died, and his widow Katherine no longer wanted to keep it going. The staff tried to buy it, but that fell through and a few years later they opened... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2201
    (Between Rt 38 and James St.)
  • Public Transportation: The Metra train station in Geneva is located 5 blocks South of Niche on Third street. This is one of the more relaxing ways to travel to Geneva from Chicago, and a short walk away from the best dining Geneva has to offer.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-262-1000
  • E-mail
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