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West Loop
1.0 miles from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

My wife and I went to Third Rail Tavern for dinner. Our waitress, Courtney could not have been nicer nor more efficient. The drinks were strong and well prepared and the food was really good. I had the Barbeque Burger with Sweet Potato Tots and...my wife had the Pulled Pork Sandwich. Both were excellent selections. We are looking forward to our return engagement.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We were at the Laver Cup at the United Center and needed a decent place for a quick eat between sessions. We walked and this place looked okay and we stopped and found it so pleasant, we went a second time. It appears to be...a neighborhood bar which we tend to like. Food is pretty good with choices for different diets. I only eat salads and they were good. Admittedly you do not go just for the food but we liked it and the good vibe.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Laid back and a great pub feel. One of the most popular bars in the West Loop, especially for Hawks or Bulls games. The sliders are excellent as are the burgers. Taco Tuesday is our favorite ... traditional and priced just right. They also have...a really great beer list with many unique or rarer selections and the whiskey selection is the best in the area.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Third Rail is a staple in the West Loop. It's the perfect place for a pre-Blackhawks/Bulls/Concert meal before heading to the United Center on one of the many free shuttles offered in the area. Their sliders are quite good as is their hummus and burgers....They also have a very diverse beer selection - one of the best in the West Loop for sure.More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The Third Rail is located within walking distance from the United Center. Parking on the street was available, though we did not go on a game night. The beer selection is great, they make a good cocktail, and the food was good. We ordered an...appetizer and the bartender let us know that they had a special burger that night. It was a good choice and saved some money. The staff is friendly and the people there are young and beautiful. I would highly recommend the Yhird Rail.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Great spot to pregame! Daily drinks specials and something to satisfy everyone's tastes. What else can I say?

Date of visit: April 2016
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Third Rail is a great bar for a quick meal, happy hour drinks or beers before a Blackhawks or Bulls game (although it will be packed so get there early). One of the few bars left with Hopslam (unique perfect IPA available on a limited...basis), a good juicy burger but messy and hard to eat + great bartenders.More

Date of visit: March 2016
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We ate dinner and had a few drinks here before heading to United Center. My Dad had the pulled pork sandwich and I had a quesadilla. We were both happy with our selection. Great beer list and very friendly staff. Would recommend to anyone going...to United Center.More

Date of visit: November 2015
Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Good selection of craft beers, full bar, really good food with service to match. Daily specials to get you through every day of the week. Stop in if in the hood, you will not be disappointed . The neighbor hood crowd is friendly and toward...the young side, but welcomes old peeps too.More

Reviewed November 4, 2014

After a long hard day, this place was a blessing. It was a beautiful interior, wonderful staff, wonderful atmosphere!. The staff was amazing and brought me and my friend whatever we wanted very quickly! The drinks and the food was amazing. Also, since it was...summer, we were able to sit in the window and get the total Chicago-vibe. They have an amazing variety of alcohol and desserts. You should definitely go, I know I'll be back!More

Date of visit: July 2014
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  • Third Rail Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4