Chicago, Illinois: Eat Inside a Railroad Car

A 1947 railroad dining car, preserved for your (stationary) retro dining pleasure. One change from 1947: no smoking.

The Silver Palm

Address:
768 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
Directions:
The Silver Palm. Just east of the I-90/I-94 expressway, on the south side of N. Ogden Ave. between N. Aberdeen St. and N. Milwaukee Ave.
Hours:
Dinner only. Tu-F 6-2, Sa 6-3, Su 4-11 (Call to verify)
Phone:
312-666-9322
Admission:
Free to look
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Eat Inside a Railroad Car

The Silver Palm restaurant uses an actual railroad dining car as its dining room.

[David, 05/15/2015]

The 1947 dining car was used on The Silver Palm, a train that ran from New York City to Miami. It became a stationary restaurant in Chicago in 2003, and still looks the way it did nearly 70 years ago, inside and out.

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