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“Fabulous place for dinner”
Review of FoxFire Restaurant

FoxFire Restaurant
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Ranked #18 of 159 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 25 - US$ 100
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Good for: Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Pace bus stop on Route 31 and Rt 38. 4 blocks from Metra station.
Description: Established in 2003, FoxFire is a premier restaurant located in Geneva, IL. FoxFire is an award winning restaurant with such accolades as the Daily Herald's "Top Ten New Restaurants", On the Fox's "Top Ten", the Kane County Chronicle's "Best Steaks", as well as West Suburban Living's "Top New Restaurant - Best in the West." Located on the north side of State Street (Route 38) and just a half block west of the Fox River in Geneva, Illinois, FoxFire Restaurant is an essential part of experiencing the charm and hospitality of beautiful Geneva, IL. We offer aged prime beef, chops and fresh seafood in an intimate, yet elegant setting of original brick and wooden trellises dating from the early 1900's when horse and carriages roamed the streets, men tipped top hats, and woman curtsied. We are certain you will find our food and charm unsurpassed in our unique and wonderful town.
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Such a great unique place with delicious steaks and great ambiance. Like many of the great Geneva restaurants we are so blessed to have here, Foxfire is a gem that has stood the test of time.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Will S
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Food - my Filet Minion with blue cheese crust was outstanding. Wine list is good and seems to have a cocktail for everyone no matter what you prefer. Dessert was outstanding (death by chocolate I believe was called)
Service - our waiter, Kevin, was very good. We sat for about 5 minutes before someone came over to the table. But, once Kevin introduced himself, his service was excellent
Value - this is not a cheap restaurant. If you’re watching your pennies, this is not the place for you where a steak dinner is around $30+.
There was music when we went last night. They were very good. However, due to the fact we were seated near the band, it was very loud making it difficult to have a conversation, we could only hear those seated close to us (in a group of 8). If there’s music, ask to be seated closer to the back of the restaurant

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Yogagirl12_41
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places to take business associates for a steak and a comfortable conversation absolutely great for couples and for large groups Foxfire caters business casual in my pit in however during summer shorts and flip-flops are fine given believe it or not the Saint Charles Geneva Batavia area gets quite a bit of vacation traffic.

Do yourself a favor if you're looking for a good cut of beef done appropriately this is the place.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank bobsS7588UQ
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We haven't been to this place in years and there's a reason we wont be back again , after many years we decided to stop for a steak dinner - the service was horrible and you cant post a review on there facebook page GEE I wonder why ? Probably because they dont want customers telling how they really feel about this place - Dirty - Over Priced- Horrible service - and the waitress only brought Half our meal but charged us for the entire meal I had to point out that BOTH my Husband and I didn't get our vegetables or potaoe and she never came to ask how our meal was to tell her - all she was interested in was bringing the bill at the end and basically sat there until we paid her

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank JodieR56
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KC G, Owner at FoxFire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Mrs Jodie Rodgers-
I see your threats made on emails were not enough. This attempt to smear us over a personal issue with one of our employees is uncalled for and childish. If you wish to talk to us. You have our phone number. But maybe you should handle your situation with another adult like a civilized individual and contact them.

I am sorry that somehow you think that we can censor employees right to free speech outside of work. We have been kind to you and have handled all we can on our end in a professional manner. I can't believe you are dragging us into your personal affairs. Our employees are well trained and kind. Our Restaurant clean. A family owned business that has contributed to the community for 14 years, and employ over 50 individuals whose goal give the best food and service to your table. It is sad that you try to smear our name for a personal affair with one of our servers.

To those that would like the truth- when you dined with us, you were unhappy over a side dish that you did not receive. Because you were so upset, Curt was kind enough to comp both your and your husbands meals totaling well over 100 dollars, and offered you a gift certificate for a return visit. You in turn wrote a negative review on "Whats Happening Geneva" in which you were an Admin, and decided to delete all comments that came to defend our restaurant and our name. At that point you created a negative impression with people on social media, and some of them decided to retaliate in a childish manner. One individual is an employee and has been asked to refrain from contacting you after you threat. Unfortunately we cannot control social media, much like we cannot control reviews, So Ms Jodie Messina Rodgers decided to attack a restaurant. Instead of confronting the individuals that found your attempt of censorship unfair. It was due to the backlash to your censorship that you deleted your original post.

If this was an honest review- I would thank you for your input and ask you to please give us another try. We would look into the situation and find the cause for the miscommunication and fix the problem. But to you Jodie Messina Rodgers, we hope that somehow when all is said and done you find peace and you will take your business elsewhere.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Met our friends for dinner and the service and food were great. We had the Shrimp De Jonghe as an appetizer, the shrimp was cooked perfectly and the sauce over the toasted crostini was OMG good.

Our friends had the Shrimp Scampi and Salmon Fettuccini and said they were excellent and would order them again.

My husband and I had steaks that were cooked perfectly and had amazing flavor. We were happy to learn that the beef is sourced locally.

For dessert we ordered the almond cake, which tasted like Christmas almond cookies. The owner came over to check on us which added to the personal touch of the restaurant.

We will definitely be going here again.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Thank Charlotte R
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