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Sep 28, 2011 09:01 AM

Dinner in Yorkville/Geneva Area

Hi All,

We're getting together with the in-laws for a nice dinner in the Yorkville/Geneva area. Really we'd be willing to travel up to about an hour each way(from Yorkville) if that's the way the recommendations fly. Once thing I'm having a problem with is there are two children (under the age of 6) that I'd like to consider.

Thanks in advance!

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  1. I used to live in the area... here are a couple suggestions.
    There is Francesca's in St. Charles. Food is consistently good and there is something for everyone. Plus, children won't be out of place. Plus, they take reservations.
    I also really like Bien Trucha in Geneva. I've seen children there, so that shouldn't be an issue. However, the waits can be ridiculously long.

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    1. re: Gelato_in_Roma

      Francesca's was on top of my list, along with the Wildwood. I've heard that about Bien Trucha, it sounds like a restaraunt we'd enjoy, I'm just not sure the my nc and nphew would put up with the wait:)

      Thanks again!

      Bien Trucha
      410 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134

    2. Yorkville to Geneva covers a lot of territory and has a wide variety of options. One that comes to my mind that is unique in it's setting as well as having good food is Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora. This was formerly know as Walter Payton's Roundhouse. It's a restored railroad roundhouse, built to service locomotives in 1875 for what is now the Burlington Railroad. Payton and some investors bought the roundhouse ruins ( an eye sore for years) and restored it into a restaurant complex that also partly serves as the commuter train station. The building is really impressive and it well suited for a restaurant. Two Brothers Brewing Company bought the Roundhouse this year and as well as show casing their brewery products, are putting out some good food! Kids are no problem.

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      1. re: LikestoEatout

        Thanks for the Roundhouse suggestion. We haven't been there since it changed hands, it would be interesting to see how much the new owners have changed it.