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At Niche, we are passionate about creating unique and memorable experiences for our guests, all while using the freshest, local and sustainable ingredients. Our chefs create dishes that stimulate the senses. We also offer an extensive selection of beer, wine, and spirits to pair perfectly with each plate. Whether you are looking to catch up with old friends or have a meal with a significant other, you’ll find Niche to be the perfect place to enjoy enjoyable conversation and delicious food. Let our attentive and knowledgeable staff help you during your visit.

Located within a short stroll from the Geneva train station along the bustling 3rd St. shopping corridor, it is easy to understand why we are a must stop destination. Step inside to feel the comforting environment that encompases a cozy bar and spacious yet quaint dining space. Eclectic individuality adorns the walls and is given in every handshake and hello from the learned, dedicated workers here. Family is not just important to us, it is everything to us.  


At Niche, we strive to perpetuate the culture and ambiance of premiere dining while guaranteeing the highest standards of culinary craftmanship. Our chef and his team dedicate themselves to the pursuit of perfect presentation, offering an exquisite balance of flavor, texture, and aroma that will make each mouth-watering experience an unforgettable one. Crispy, tender, and expertly spiced, every dish is a unique work of art that you won’t find anywhere else. From Modern fusion to traditional classics, get ready to venture on a culinary journey like no other.

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Our beverage list will surprise and delight even the most discerning connoisseur. Our impeccable selection ranges from the finest French wines, hand-crafted beers, and small-batch whiskey to unique artisanal spirits. For the adventurous palette, our team has worked hard to secure exclusive wine, beer, and whiskey from around the world. Our versatile menu is constantly refreshed to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and offerings, so no matter what taste you are looking for, you're sure to find something special on our list. Come explore and discover an astonishing drink selection - one that will leave your taste buds tantalized.

  • “Niche” Again Recognized; “One Of The Nicest Restaurants In America”​

  • 2023 'One of the Best Hidden' gems in Illinois

  • 2018 Check, Please recommended

  • 2018 Great Bourbon Bar of America

  • 2015 Open Table Diners’ Choice

  • 2014 Open Table Diners’ Choice

  • 2013 Open Table Diners’ Choice, Open Table

  • Best American Food, Western Suburbs

  • Best Overall, Western Suburbs

  • Best Ambiance, Western Suburbs

  • Best Service, Western Suburbs

  • Notable Wine List, Western Suburbs

  • Romantic, Western Suburbs

  • Special Occasion, Western Suburbs

  • Best of 2012, Open Table

  • Best Restaurant: Romantic (Honorable Mention)

  • West Suburban Living Magazine: Best of the West 2011

  • 2010 and 2011 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for our wine list

  • Award of Unique Distinction from Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2006 & 2007 for our 240-bottle, all American wine list!

  • Great Dining 2007 in Chicago Magazine for 124 Best Dishes featuring our unparalleled, savory frog legs!

  • Chicago Magazine: Top 20 New Restaurants of 2006 Time Out! Chicago Magazine’s Best Things We Ate This Year for our unforgettable butterscotch pudding

  • Chicago Tribune: 3 Stars from critic Phil Vettel

  • WGN Radio: 18 out of 18 from critic Sherman Kaplan

  • Kane County Chronicle Reader’s Choice Awards in 2006 and 2007 “best fine dining”

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