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The Silver Palm

) #1,513 of 7,906 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American, , Steakhouse
768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
+1 312-666-9322
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
9 Oct 2016
“Happy Place for Food nad Drink (next door)”
2 days ago
“Be sure to order the 3 Piggy sandwich”
All hours
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
$$ - $$$
768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I liked the experience. Something different and not run of the mill. Not for a family affair with kids but fun to have a couple of drinks and something to eat - mostly sandwiches on the menu, but well-prepared and presented. Service was good -...More

Thank Alamills
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Whats awesome about this place is that they have a dining room in a train car. The food is pretty good and the service is of good quality. Great restaurant if you want modern American Cuisine. If im back in Chicago i'd definitely return.

Thank Cfrie1014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
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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