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The Silver Palm

#1,384 of 7,887 Restaurants in Chicago
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Steakhouse
768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
+1 312-666-9322
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant, featuring the meals can be eaten in an old rail car. The food was perfect, don't miss the three pigs sandwich and onion rings and any burger there. It's a small place, can't have a big party there. Don't forget...More

Thank Davit A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A quaint place made out of an old railway wagon. They serve outdoors too when the Chicago weather permits! Food was good and so was the ambience. Perhaps they could get some more hands on service.

Thank Travel3652
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It's one thing to eat lunch or dinner in a 1947 Budd dining car that once was part of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. It's quite another to enjoy a menu of appetizers, entries, burgers and sandwiches that is filled with unique dishes designed to...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I have eaten three sandwiches here, and it tasted the best in "The Three Little Piggy". The food is delicious, fresh, service very nice. For this ingenious interior in the train , cool climate.

Thank Dżoana D
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

You'd definitely want to go there because sitting in an old train car is usual. Not sure about the good. My burger patty was half burned. And having nice RnB music from the war while the kitchen listens to something which sounded like German "Blasmusik"...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Well what a fantastic and different place to eat in Chicago The SilverPalms is fitted out into a 1930 dinner car The service was excellent and friendly Quick to take our orders and the food was wonderful What a unique dining experience with large portions...More

Thank weirhammer
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We both had Chicken Fried Steak and while it was a massive portion, it was very tough and too much gravy. The onion rings were very good and cooked perfectly. My Captain Morgan and Coke was strong enough to be 3 drinks, but being it...More

Thank 3swim3
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have a daughter down the street here and visit often. Solid American style food choices and pleasant service. Tiny adjacent bar usually has a good mix of friendly folks, nice vibe and very capable bartenders.

Thank TahitiJim
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Good experience, but nostalgia wore off quick. It was cool seeing the boxcar sitting on the back of the restaurant! Took a couple of pictures and then went in to eat! The food was good, except for the calamari that we had grilled which tasted...More

1  Thank WillieStylez
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Out of this world! Excellent Menu, Uber cool experience. This is actually a Dining car from the railway that zipped over to DC and then on down to Miami, now dry docked, lol on Milwaukee Ave @ Ogden in the Riverwest neighborhood of Chicago. BTW...More

Thank Drew W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-666-9322
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