Third Rail Tavern

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The Third Rail Tavern at 1133 W.Madison Street is the West Loop's finest neighborhood tavern. "Old-School Chicago Tavern" is our theme with popular music from all generations. The Stagg, Management and ownership is committed to making to feel at home in our environment. The Third Rail features 15-foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, a 40-foot mohogany bar and state-of-the-art audio and high-definitin video system. Our quality soups, sandwiches and salads along with our premium beverage selection will make you genuinely enthusiastic to call Third Rail Tavern your home for good time. Our History The Third Rail Tavern opened its doors on November 20th, 2007 after a long and laborous remodel and attitude change. Formerly lra's Tavern, we've modernized and also kept the charm of a true neighborhood tavern. The Third Rail's name is a tribute to the owner's Grandfather who onced owned a bar named The Rail Inn near Madison and Halsted. So be part of history, stop by and meet some new friends, have a bite and a drink, you'll ne glad you did. Also, being so close to the United Center, we regularly have "famous" athletes, coaches, preformers and wanna-bees frequent our establishment as well. So be prepared to see someone you may recognize. Just don't bug them, they want to have a good time, just like you.