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513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (42 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
513 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2729
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dishes are small, but that's ok as you can order many things and share, the cheese tray and breads are awesome! Very good cocktails too!

Thank Kristian33
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Preservation Bread & Wine is now just Preservation and it's even better! Newly redecorated inside but the menu still has the old favorites and some nice new revisions. Their food is wonderful. The new locally roasted coffee is to die for. You can't go wrong...More

Thank genevanative
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I always enjoy having a meal or glass of wine at this restaurant. It offers something out of the ordinary, which is always refreshing. Most recently, I enjoyed one of the small, thin-crusted pizzas, but another favorite is the grilled cheese on brioche. The cheese...More

Thank Melissa042
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had two sandwiches here and a French onion soup. The sandwiches were very good and the soup was decent as well. We sat outside and the patio was nice for chilling outside. Overall we would probably return if we lived in this area. Although...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a light meal Friday night. We each had the red wine sampler for $10 each. We also had the happy hour special for $10 each which was essentially three pieces of meat on a stick with some tasty...More

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Only by reservation. Closed on Sunday. Very tasty and not to filling. All was good. Would go back again.

Thank Cweitzmon
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The atmosphere in Preservation Bread and Wine is nice, although it is small inside. I felt the food was good, but overpriced. Sandwiches are from $8 to $10, which is average, but no sides come with it. No fries, no side salad. I think one...More

Thank TravelerStCharles
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 30 June 2017 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
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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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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