The Village Tavern has been in continuous operation since 1849. This family-owned restaurant, in classic road house style, has been a favorite “watering hole” for generations. A spacious dining room and antique bar area preserve the establishment’s rustic authenticity. Especially popular is the massive 35-foot mahogany bar, which survived Chicago’s “Great McCormick Place Fire” in the 1960’s. The warm and friendly “pub” atmosphere of this classic restaurant attracts locals and tourists alike. There is live entertainment six nights a week, see our entertainment section for our music schedule.