340 W. Armitage
Chicago, Illinois 60614


Chicago’s most romantic restaurant sets hearts on fire with holiday specials everyone will love

CHICAGO--Geja’s Café, 340 W. Armitage, is planning the most romantic Valentine’s Day celebration in its 46 year history. For eleven days, from Sunday, February 5th through Wednesday, February 15th, the renowned “Restaurant of Romance” will be elegantly decorated and feature sparkling champagne, “Love Note Wednesday,” live flamenco and classical guitarists, photo keepsakes, and delicious sizzling hot fondue cuisine.

“Our goal at Geja’s is to create the perfect Valentine’s Day experience for our clientele,” says Jeff Lawler, Geja’s Managing Partner. “We will combine the ingredients – Romantic atmosphere, fine champagne, lavish decorations, live music, flower arrangements from Stems, couple massage packages at Lincoln Park Massage and special accommodations at the Belden~Stratford Hotel, plus delicious fondues - into the perfect recipe for romance.”

The eleven day Valentine’s Festival celebration includes:

Double Anniversary Discount on Monday, February 6th
One of Geja’s most popular specials each year! With proof of total years married, couples will receive a double discount on their food purchases. For example, couples wed 15 years will receive a 30% food discount. Not valid with any other discounts or promotions.

Love Note Wednesday on February 8th
On Wednesday, all guests are encouraged to bring in a copy of their most meaningful love note that was written to their significant other at some point in the relationship. Each love note will be collected, read, and should contain the appropriate contact information. The writer of the most romantic and heartwarming love letter will win dinner for two, once a year for the number of years the note is old (limit $150 per visit). The writer of the second most tender love note, will win a dinner for two (limit $150), and the third most touching love letter will receive a $75 gift certificate. All other participants will be e-mailed a $25 gift certificate. Winners will be contacted on Valentine’s Day, Monday, February 14th, with the good news. The very best love story is your own, so why not reminisce about it in Geja’s romantic atmosphere.

Special Valentine’s Dinner Packages

Tuesday, February 14th
5:00─7:00 $105 per person
7:30─9:30 $105 per person
10:00─ $105 per person

All package prices include tax and gratuity.
The Valentine’s Dinner Package includes Geja’s creamy Gruyere cheese fondue, a glass of champagne, Geja’s salad with tangy Dijon vinaigrette, entrée fondue of Beef Tenderloin, Lobster Tail and Jumbo Shrimp, Geja’s luscious flaming chocolate dessert fondue with coffee. Ask about the special packages Geja’s has arranged at Lincoln Park Massage, The Belden~Stratford Hotel and Stems Florist.

Reservations for the Valentine’s Dinner Package begin Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 am. Geja’s highly recommends romancers show up in person by 9am or to call early to ensure a reservation. Geja's will provide a complimentary lavish Valentine’s continental breakfast for all who show up in person. A credit card payment at the time of reservation is required. Geja’s regular reservation policies and menu will be in place for the remainder of the Valentine’s week.

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 www.CitySearch.com. The Chicago institution has been the site of 129,912 first dates and 15,692 engagements and diners have enjoyed over 305 tons of cheese fondue and over 1,014859 bottles of wine in Geja’s forty-six year history.

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 www.gejascafe.com.


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