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Preservation Bread and Wine

513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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Reviewed today

I was delighted with the patio of Preservation, just the sort of cafe atmosphere my friend and I were looking for on a Saturday evening in Geneva. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. We ordered food that sounded delicious on the menu. Unfortunately, while...More

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wine and small plates and everything was great. The staff is very attentive and friendly. If wine isn't your thing, no worries, they have a great bar.

Thank Granni1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really cool! Laid back atmosphere, fantastic food and drinks options. The service is genuine and friendly. Highly recommended for lunch or dinner, with a small or large group. Perfect!!!

Thank Jondanmax
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant! Its small plate dinning (but I felt the portions were very generous,plenty to share) I was able to sample several items. started with Carpaccio - good, then crispy duck salad-very good. Next a mushroom tart-amazing & my favorite, finally a braised...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife wanted to try this place so we stopped in. We had 4 different "small" plates....all were excellent. The waitress was very helpful in that she steered us away from dishes that may not have been up to par on this particular day. Carpaccio,...More

Thank Jad16
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have been here several times for good food and wine. The owner is very knowledgeable about wine and even suggested a vineyard to go to on a recent trip to Austria. There are some mainstays on the menu but always some fresh, seasonal items...More

Thank Debbie_Craig_12
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My friend ordered a beautiful salad. I ordered the spinach artichoke bread pudding. Terrible. Did find 1/4th of an artichoke but the rest was bread. Served cold at first, sent it back, came back hot but terrible. Order the salads or the flat bread. Those...More

1  Thank MaryButters
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and I dined here with another couple. The cheese plate was wonderful....along with a nice (but reasonably priced) red wine. Next time I want to also try the meat platter. For our main courses we each had different menu items and everyone was...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have a cheese plate and a meat plate and both were fantastic. They have great selections of both meat and cheese. We sat out in their back patio which was very nice. Great service.

Thank lc47
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great, but very small portions. I had brunch here once, and it was fabulous! You also need to make reservations if you are going on the weekend.

Thank Bon49
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ronnykimmy | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Not bread but salads - cool apps- cheese platter with apple slices- olives- etc
27 July 2016|
Response from OtherBeach | Reviewed this property |
Call them and ask them
Hayley T
14 July 2015|
Response from Wbgb | Reviewed this property |
Ah Preservation Bread and wine is a restaurant in Geneva Illinois Maybe your referring to some other place?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 630-208-1588
It's a cafe and wine bar in downtown Geneva, IL
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