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Now serving Lunch on the Lawn...or Inside

Just like the weather, things are always changing at The Little Traveler. When the weather cooperates, Nick and Victor will continue to serve outdoors under the tents on our front lawn. When the weather's not so great, they'll serve inside. If you're wondering which it will be, please call the store to ask. 630.232.4200

Our Outdoor Cafe is Open Tuesday - Sunday 11am-3pm

Seating is first come, first served. Learn more and see the menu.  

Afternoon Tea is served Tuesday - Sunday 11am-2:30pm

24-hour advanced reservations are required. Learn more.

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“Very good food & service also excellent.”
“Always enjoy the shopping & having lunch here!”
“Love this place!”
“Fabulous lunch.”


In the early days of The Little Traveler, Kate Raftery, the store's founder, invited her "Carriage Trade" friends from the North Shore to come to Geneva for the day. Most of them were driven by their chauffeurs.  While the ladies dined amidst the splendor of Kate's latest acquisitions from Europe and the Orient, their drivers were served simple fare of homemade sandwiches, soups, and pies made by Swedish cooks in The Atrium Café.  Over the years, these recipes developed a following of their own, and the Atium Café has grown to be an important part of The Little Traveler experience.

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