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The Silver Palm

$$$
American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse
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768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
312-666-9322
Today
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yumm Meee

Sit in choo choo and have the chicken, moist, delicious , to die for. Appetizer of asparagus and kale was delicious with a little squeeze of lemon. Friend had chicken sandwich and it was awesome, it was a crowded Friday but service was still excellent . Stop by you won't disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
John M
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Sit in choo choo and have the chicken, moist, delicious , to die for. Appetizer of asparagus and kale was delicious with a little squeeze of lemon. Friend had chicken sandwich and it was awesome, it was a crowded Friday but service was still excellent . Stop by you won't disappointed.

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Toronto, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very cool experience eating in a railcar. I came to try the Three Little Pigs sandwich. It was absolutely amazing. We split one sandwich between 2 people and shared an appetizer and that was very filling! Wasn't expensive at all. Note that the restaurant is closed Monday and Tuesday. Very close to Chicago station on the blue line. Only about... More 

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Green Bay, WI
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The site is an Atlantic Coast Line diner car serving food from various railroad menus. Can't wait to go back. This is a summer only restaurant. Try this, pick with your eyes closed.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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210 reviews 210 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Took a bunch of picky, foodie, colleagues from France and they loved it! For appetizers we loved the warm goat cheese in a spicy tomato sauce served with brioche toast. Their onion soup is fantastic. Their famous Three Little Pig sandwich should be shared unless you go there starving. Their lemon drop martini is yummy.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Best sandwich I've ever tried! Three little pig is a masterpiece from the Devil. Don't die before try it.

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Chicago
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160 reviews 160 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

What the hell is this place? It's like a bar affixed to a train car with tiny tables and 50s pin-up girls on the walls. As you sit there, it has a "secret clubhouse" feel - the kind of hideout you'd want up in a tree if you were a kid. The place is dark and cramped, so prepare to... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I stopped in the other night for drinks and it lived up to what I've heard. The drinks are poured, basic & stiff. The martini is left with another drink in the shaker. Default 2 for 1s!

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San Mateo, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I was not impressed with the Silver Palm. It was not my idea of an idea dining experience. The food was mediocre at best and it was so noisy and there were so many people at the bar that it made hard to listen to the person I was dining with. The bar crowd was obnoxious and definitely getting out... More 

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Bronx, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I'm a big fan of Anthony Bourdain, and when he declared the "Three Little Piggies" sandwich "Best sandwich in America", well you know this connoisseur of swine had to check this bad boy out. We were in Chicago for a long weekend, and made it my business to have dinner at the Silver Palm. It was such a cool place.... More 

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East Palatka, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

First you must be a drinker to enjoy this place. if you are looking for a nice place to relax and get a good meal, don't come here. This is not a kid friendly place, so keep the kids home. Not much fun when you are trying to eat and you have all these people drinking around you and using... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 768 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-666-9322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?