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About Wildwood Restaurant - Geneva

Wildwood Restaurant in Geneva offers upscale American cuisine including oak-grilled steaks, fresh seafood, poultry, pasta and vegetarian dishes. Dine in the warm ambience of our dining room, upscale lounge or our spacious courtyard. Extensive wine, specialty beer and martini offerings complement Executive Chef Corby's dinner, lunch and ala carte Saturday & Sunday brunch menus.

477 S. Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Ala Carte Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sun-Thurs: 5:00pm - 8:30pm, Fri-Sat: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lounge: Sun:10:00am - 9:00pm; Mon-Wed :4:00pm-10:00pm,Thurs:11:30am-10:00pm, Fri:11:30am -12:00 midnight, Sat:10:00am-12:00 midnight

Cross Street:
South

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 377-8325

Website:
http://www.wildwoodsteak.com/

Entertainment:
The Wildwood lounge features live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

Parking Details:
In addition to ample street parking, the City of Geneva has a multi-story parking garage is located one block south of restaurant

Public Transit:
The Union Pacific/West Line Metra train station is one block south of Wildwood

Executive Chef:
Christopher Corby

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Periodic wine, beer and spirits dinners and events. Monthly cooking classes led by Executive Chef Corby.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Please join us for an elegant Valentine's Day dinner featuring our extensive dinner menu plus specials created exclusively for Valentine's Day by Executive Chef Martha Saturnino.

Wildwood Restaurant - Geneva Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (24)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Special Occasion (20)
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Good for a Date (18)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Good for Groups (12)
Business Meals (11)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Romantic (9)
Cozy (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Casual (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Seasonal (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Fun (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Live Music (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Great Beer (2)
Hot Spot (2)
People Watching (2)
Authentic (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

One of our favorites. The prime rib is always superb!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food each and every time! The staff is very attentive and the atmosphere is inviting. We look forward to dinner here each time we are in town!

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Service was excellent. I loved the Dover sole. It was a lovely way to celebrate my birthday, complete with complimentary brownie dessert plus a lit candle! It was quieter than usual since it was so soon after the holidays- very few people there. Nice!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

My wife and I wanted to enjoy a special dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had enjoyed a meal hear about a year ago and thought this would be a nice place. We were not disappointed. The food was well prepared and the service was excellent. We were able to enjoy a quiet evening with nice conversation. The restaurant was busy for a Saturday night but was not packed so we were able to converse and hear each other easily. This is not inexpensive but certainly affordable for a special occasion. They also provided a small desert which for us was perfect to share and included coffee with the desert. We would recommend this for a nice occasion to celebrate or just have an enjoyable dinner. My wife had the Dover sole, which came with asparagus and was excellent. I had the Chicken scaloppini which was with artichoke hearts and capers and a wonderful dish. We would definitely recommend this restaurant and look forward to our next visit.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Drinks at bar and service at bar were great..
.dinn r in restaurant was mediocre...slow service poor prime rib modest dover sole...a little over priced...great hors duerves...next time will eat at bar

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 (London)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The French Onion soup was delicious. My husband ordered the salmon, which was described as medium rare, but it was really rare. I splurged and ordered the King Crab Legs at $50. Sadly they were severely overcooked, so much that they looked very stringy and dried out in the shells. I don't usually send food back, but the server sent the manager over. I told him not to fuss, I would share my husband's salmon. He insisted on something and I finally accepted his gracious offer of another salmon dinner. That salmon was more properly medium rare and much better than the one my husband first received. I'm sure they were very busy with New Year's Eve, but would have hoped they monitored the food preparation and quality a bit better. We started in the bar, having some wine and listening to an awesome Classically trained guitar player. We skipped dessert and went back to the bar for more music and midnight. My thanks to the manager for his service with the dried out crab. Our waitress was lovely. We will come back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This restaurant has two sections: a restaurant and a separate bar. We’ve been to both. We frequent here often because of the atmosphere, food and service staff. It’s a gem in Geneva.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We enjoy Wildwood for its nice menu and attention to service. The waitstaff never disappoints and we look forward to being served by D'Andre.
The food is sometimes hit or miss but often just great.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas Eve with my Gentleman friend and requested the charming waiter "D" who makes the total experience top drawer. Our No1 chose for any occasion and the best restaurant in Geneva as far as I'm concerned.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Shrimp cocktail watery and tough. Too noise for a table conversation. Service was slow. Overall food, okay

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Everything was great...Good food. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

We went to Wildwood for our anniversary and had an excellent time. After a round of cocktails in the bar we then had an excellent meal in the restaurant. The steaks were excellent. The server was friendly and efficient and we were not rushed. The closest thing to a negative was the $2 charge for ice cubes on my Jameson on the rocks pre-diner cocktail.

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great experience, took the family and out of town quests there for a nice dinner.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food and service was excellent. We have eaten at Wildwood before and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

From the friendliness of the hostess to the warm and attractive interior, the outstanding food from appetizer to dessert, and attentive service from our knowledgeable, unhurried, charming and efficient waitress, our group of five were treated to an outstanding dining experience at Wildwood! Four in the group had never dined here before, but all of us will be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Overall enjoyed our experience. Would definitely return again mainly for meeting friends or special occasions. Walleye disappointing - was more like stew than fillet. Should have read the menu closer, I guess.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We've had many excellent visits to Wildwood and unfortunately this one was terrible (and our first bad experience). We all ordered steaks (2 x Cowboy Rib-eye & 2 x Rib-eye) and they were definitely not to the usual standard, tough, dry etc. We did complain and got a reduction in our bill, but that wast the point. Service was excellent but the food quality definitely spoiled the occasion.
Will have to seriously consider returning!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I was disappointed with having to send my steak back and I was not the only person other people around me he the same problem. Plus it was extra for a vegetable with my wife's fish. Niche includes vegetables with there dishes for the same price range dinner.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

A group of friends got together for the Geneva Christmas walk and cane here for dinner. Because of the special day, it became very crowded and I think the wait staff was overwhelmed. We asked for separate checks and did not get them, and one of us was given an appetizer destined for a different table. OK for us, but not so much for the other folks waiting. Food was great though and the wine list was outstanding.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Good ambiance and service. Disappointed with the Prime Rib, not very lean or tender, we wouldn't recommend. The other entre ordered was the Lobster Wedge salad, this entre was a keeper, good lettuce wedge and plenty of lobster pieces.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 1, 2017

My BF and I were in Geneva was the Christmas walk and had lunch here. We both liked our sandwiches. We would come here again.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Our party of 6 had a great dining experience at Wildwood; I'll definitely be going back. The menu was a good mix of standard (steak, tuna) and not-so-standard (skate, escargot) choices, and provided a good number of options without being overwhelming. We each got an entree and shared several appetizers; everything was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The dining room was separate from the lounge - and the loud live music in the lounge - and laid out to keep the noise level down. Service was professional and attentive without being intrusive. Nice job, Wildwood!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner was very good, and good value. Our server, Rachael K. was outstanding! Would defintely suggest this restaurant to friends and family.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Been here a few times. Food is always great. Great beer list. Diverse menu. Food portions are always large at most restaurants so I like to split dinner, which they don't do here, but I just ask for an extra plate. Great place to try something different.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Wildwood is our favorite go-to place in Geneva. Always good food and good service. We like to sit in the bar area and get the same great service. Friday night I had the prime rib and my wife had the seared tuna. Both were awesome. The prime rib was a very generous cut and a perfect medium rear. Tuna was barely seared just as it should be and tasted incredible. They were out of our favorite Rombauer Zinfandel, but they suggested an alternate and it was great. Can't go wrong with Wildwood.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Excellent dinner, as always at Wildwood. Server Dave is one of the best. The steaks are always perfect, and the restaurant is beautiful. Always a great experience. Don't miss the tomato bisque soup!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Enjoyed our meal and service. Friends in from the UK really loved the food and beer list.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Fabulous service, my ribeye was cooked to perfection, and it wasn’t packed so the noise level was good. I’ve never had a bad experience here!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 3, 2017

It’s always great. Cozy when it’s cold. Great outdoor space when it’s not. A beautiful place with wonderful service and delicious food options.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Awesome! I wish we could go there every night!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I had the petite prime rib and my wife had the white fish. Both were excellent. We were there for 90 minutes and never felt rushed. Nice restaurant for a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Had the prime rib, such a great meal, a bit pricey but super worth it. Service was awesome, overall great experience!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Ambiance was nice.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 20, 2017

This was our second time visiting Wildwood and will definitely come back again. We sat outdoors to enjoy one of the last nice days of the Fall season. Food is wonderful with some of the usual fair sprinkled with more original tastes. The quiche was quite good and service was pleasant and fast. We have come here twice for lunch and have not been disappointed. Next time we will try dinner.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great atmosphere, but a real miss on food quality and taste. Our waiter made numerous mistakes and compounded the errors, y not accepting responsibility for the errors. Could be a great spot, but they need to improve the food originality, quality of preparation and taste.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant this year. The food is good and there is a decent selection. Everything just seems a bit pricey for the quality and quantity you receive. The service this time was also a bit slow and the restaurant wasn't very full.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We came for our anniversary brunch. Our service was impeccable. We had the breakfast side of brunch and it was all really good. Then at the end we got a dessert on the house. They have a very nice patio overlooking a little garden area. We will definitely be coming back to Wildwood.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We dine here often. Until last Friday we never had a bad experience but on that night there was a group of 10-12 people that were so loud that even though we were on the opposite end of the restaurant. we had to lean over to talk to one another. This group was very rude and disrupted the dining experience and our disappoitment is that no member tooik any action to quiet them down. Perhaps, they were more interested in increasing the bar bill that considering the dining experience of the rest of us. Normally this restaurant is a great place to dine but it will be some time before we return based on our last experience.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

My filet mignon was over cooked, I had ordered a medium rare and received a well done. The waitress and manager brought me a new steak with no problem. Overall I’d rate it a 6/10

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Very nice dining experience. Our waitress Rachel was awesome . She was very attentive, knowledgeable and personable. The food was fabulous .

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