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15 S River Ln, Geneva, IL 60134
+1 630-208-8920
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's convenient for Herrington Hotel guests and has view of the Fox River. The service was good and the food fine.

Thank nst12016
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Was staying at the Inn and made dinner reservations.Black bean soup as an app and the special which was a red snapper over rice pilaf.. very good. My boyfriend had the filet mignon. Which he also enjoyed.

Thank Beth K
Geneva, Illinois
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in breakfast my wife and I had today. Mine was a disaster. Over cooked eggs, soggy hash browns, and wrong toast. Oh, and it tasted like fish. Seriously fish. Please clean the grill!!! They also increased prices and changed menu. Higher prices and lower quality spells trouble. Ordered white toast and they bring out a single, skinny piece... More 

1 Thank Mark K
logwes, General Manager at Atwater's, responded to this review

I am very sorry you had a poor breakfast experience. I assure you your feedback is much appreciated and taken very seriously. I hope you will give us another chance so we can show you that our food quality is typically very high. Sincerely, Paul Ruby, GM More 

Mokena, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stayed at the Herrington Inn so this looked like a no-brainer. Had reservations and were greeted and seated immediately. Got the bread basket, nice and warm with a nice assortment. Proposed and she accepted!!! From there we had the cheese platter appetizer which was great. Entrees were the special of the day for my now fiancee, which was fish cooked... More 

Thank David L
Geneva, Illinois, United States
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330 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

if you want a special night out this is it! great views. excellent and developed menu. wear a jacket and take the wife out for a great night!

Thank Troy G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food and atmosphere at Atwater's are the best in the Fox Valley area. We were there for my husband's birthday. There was a birthday card on the table when we arrived. They were able to accommodate our dietary restrictions without sacrificing quality or taste. The food was beyond delicious. Highly recommend this for couples or small groups. A little... More 

Thank Christine B
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Well, we were quite lucky in that we had the place to ourselves and were the only ones in the restaurant. I am not sure if that upped the service level but we felt pretty special. A full but limited menu but the offerings are just great. My wife and I both had steak and while I always order medium... More 

Thank Gunshycanuck
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful evening at Atwaters on a Monday night. There was a group of 10 earlier in the evening that was finishing up by the time we arrived. Once they left we were spoiled by a private dinner in a beautiful setting with wonderful wait staff. The wine list was nice and we found a... More 

Thank Laurel H
Lake Mary, Florida
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love this historic dining room, old world elegance overlooking the Fox River. White tablecloth service is outstanding. Staff knows what they are serving, what they are doing and how to do it right which can be rare these days. I honestly think the prices are so reasonable as I have paid alot more $$$ for less service and less... More 

Thank traderchick
Avon, Connecticut
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203 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Visited Geneva with a small group and we chose Atwater's for dinner. It was a great choice. The food was outstanding. There are so many great options and you really can't go wrong with any.

Thank Preston1884

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
American, Seafood, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S River Ln, Geneva, IL 60134
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-208-8920
Fine dining on the waterfront at this gem, tucked inside the Herrington Inn & Spa.

Al fresco dining in season. Serves three meals daily, open 365 days per year.

Advance reservations highly recommended

Private waterfront Gazebo for 8 guests is also available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?