geja Geja’s Café, 340 W. Armitage, has been named one of the top 100 most romantic restaurants by the 2013 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards.  The list of winners is derived from more than 5 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

“We are very pleased by this acknowledgment from OpenTable diners,” said Jeff Lawler, Managing Partner of Geja’s Café. “We are proud to know that these diners thoroughly enjoyed their overall experience at Geja’s Café and gave us such high marks.”

Known for romantic fondue dining – food one prepares and shares – and an extensive list of fine, moderately priced wines, Geja’s Café features over 20 different types of fondue entrees including cheese fondue and chocolate dessert fondue.  An enchanting wine cellar atmosphere, private booths, and subdued lighting contribute to its intimate surroundings.   Live flamenco and classical guitarists provide romantic accompaniment.  Geja’s Café was recently voted the #1 audience winner for Best Romantic Dining in Chicago on The Chicago institution has been the site of 132,736 first dates and 16,033 engagements and diners have enjoyed over 312 tons of cheese fondue and over 1,036,921 bottles of wine in Geja’s forty-seven year history.

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Hours for Geja’s Café are Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 11p.m.; Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11:30; Sunday, 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Valet parking is available.  For information on the Valentine’s celebration, please call 773.281.9101, or visit Geja’s on-line at