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Canal Street Eatery and Market and Afterbar

Discover Chicago's best-kept secret near Union Station: Canal Street Eatery and Market. Those in the know enjoy breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and after work drinks in this downtown gem.

Nestled in the heart of the city, Canal Street Eatery and Market, along with Afterbar, have quietly earned themselves a local fanbase. Operating on weekdays, these spots remain undiscovered delights that transport the visitor from the city's hustle. At the Market, their coffee pairs well with homemade pastries, sandwiches, and salads—a warm retreat for tenants, nearby businesses, and locals. The Eatery's Italian inspired menu highlights classics like Cacio E Pepe while incorporating seasonal offerings and weekly specials. Hailed as one of the best Happy Hours in the area, the Eatery presents fantastic offers on pizzas, signature cocktails, wine, beer and more every Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm. Adjacent to ''The Green @ 320'' park, Afterbar is a cozy cocktail lounge in West Loop Gate. The vibe is sincere, maintained by a team dedicated to guest enjoyment and unique cocktails that create an experience. Whether it's a quick drink before the train, a laid-back time with colleagues, or impressing clients or friends, the atmosphere welcomes all, offering respite from the city's pace. And it goes beyond the walls. Events and catering add to the experience, tailored for moments to remember. From corporate lunches to intimate gatherings, this place guarantees cherished memories. Discover this hidden gem where connections flourish, turning regulars into friends who become part of an extended family. This is a place where authenticity meets the extraordinary in the most genuine way.

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