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Geneva Named 'Best of the West' as Place to Live, Work, Shop and Dine

Best of the West awards show Geneva is second to none!

In the 15th Annual West Suburban Living magazine’s “Best of the West” awards, Geneva and members were voted tops in more than 50 categories. The honor of “Best of the West” was won in 20 categories including Best Festival or Fair—Geneva Chamber of Commerce Swedish Days and Best Town You’d Want To Live in Other Than Your Own.

Categories Geneva and/or Geneva Chamber of Commerce members were mentioned in are shown below.  

BEST STEAK

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BEST OUTDOOR DINING

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BEST PLACE FOR SEAFOOD

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BEST NEW RESTAURANT

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BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

Best:
3rd:
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BEST RESTAURANT IF MONEY IS NO OBJECT

Best:
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BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

3rd:
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BEST ICE CREAM OR DESSERT

Best:
Other Favorites: Colonial Cafe

BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH

3rd: TIE &
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BEST PLACE FOR BREAKFAST

Best:
Other Favorites: Colonial Café,

BEST BURGER

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BEST PLACE FOR HEALTHY FARE

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BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT

2nd:
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BEST DELI\SANDWICH SHOP

2nd: Other Favorites: Josef’s Elegante Meats & Deli

BEST INDEPENDENT COFFEE HOUSE

Best:

BEST TEA ROOM/ TEA HOUSE

Best: 
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BEST IRISH PUB

2nd:

BEST KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

Best: TIE: Colonial Cafe

BEST WINE SHOP

3rd:
Other Favorites: s,

BEST FISH FRY

Best:
3rd: TIE:

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

Best:
3rd: TIE

BEST MICROBREWERY / BREWPUB

2nd:

BEST PLACE TO BUY FRUIT AND VEGGIES

2nd:

BEST FESTIVAL OR FAIR

Best: Swedish Days in Geneva
Other Favorites: Festival of the Vine

BEST FARMERS' MARKET

2nd: Geneva

BEST PUBLIC LIBRARY

2nd: Geneva

BEST CRAFT OR ART SHOW

3rd:.- Geneva Arts Fair

BEST WEEKEND GETAWAY

Other Favorites: Geneva

BEST HISTORIC LANDMARK/ ATTRACTION

Other Favorites: Fabyan Windmill 

BEST PARK/FOREST PRESERVE

3rd: Fabyan Forest Preserve

BEST PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC

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BEST MALL/SHOPPING CENTER

2nd: Geneva Commons

MOST UNIQUE GIFT SHOP

Best:
3rd:
Other Favorites: Denise’s Home Adornments & Vintage Finds

BEST WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORE

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BEST PLACE TO BUY MEN'S CLOTHES

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BEST PLACE FOR WOMEN'S SHOES

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BEST NEW STORE

3rd: TIE: 610 Home
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BEST PLACE TO BUY ANTIQUES

2nd: Geneva Antique Market
3rd:

BEST RESALE/ CONSIGNMENT STORE

Best: Anew
3rd:
Other Favorites: , Plato’s Closet

BEST TOY STORE

3rd : Learning Express

BEST HOME DÉCOR AND ACCESSORIES

2nd:
Other Favorites: Cocoon, Denise’s Home Adornments & Vintage Finds

BEST PLACE FOR FURNITURE

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BEST GOURMET FOOD SHOP

2nd:
Other Favorites: Fresh Market, Moveable Feast

BEST GARDEN CENTER

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BEST HAIR SALON

2nd:
Other Favorites: , Bobette’s Hair Concept

BEST CAR WASH

Best:

BEST DAY SPA

Best:
2nd: Mario Tricoci Hair Salon

BEST CATERER

Best:

BEST LOCAL HOTEL

Best: The Herrington Inn & Spa
3rd: Hotel Baker
Other Favorites: Pheasant Run Resort

BEST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

Best: The Holmstad
Other Favorites: The Reserve of Geneva

BEST KENNEL/ PET BOARDING/PET GROOMING

Best:

RECENTLY CLOSED SPOT YOU'LL MISS THE MOST

2nd:

BEST AREA PUBLIC GOLF COURSE

Best: Prairie Landing Golf Club
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BEST GOLF DRIVING RANGE

2nd: TIE: Prairie Landing Golf Club

TOWN YOU'D WANT TO LIVE IN (OTHER THAN YOUR OWN)

Best: Geneva

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