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Before Emmit's opened in River West in 1996, the site was a bank with ties to the mob, then a bar popular with cops before getting shut down in the mid-1980s for dwarf tossing. In its current incarnation, Emmit's has appeared in movies such as Ocean's Eleven, Backdraft, and Uncle Buck . So yeah, it's a storied place. There's plenty of beer and whiskey to go around, and there's a food menu with shepherd's pie, Guinness-battered fish & chips, and not-so-Irish things like nachos and mozzarella sticks.

Emmit's Irish Pub in Chicago
Chicago

Emmit's Irish Pub

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Before Emmit's opened in River West in 1996, the site was a bank with ties to the mob, then a bar popular with cops before getting shut down in the mid-1980s for dwarf tossing. In its current incarnation, Emmit's has appeared in movies such as Ocean's Eleven, Backdraft, and Uncle Buck . So yeah, it's a storied place. There's plenty of beer and whiskey to go around, and there's a food menu with shepherd's pie, Guinness-battered fish & chips, and not-so-Irish things like nachos and mozzarella sticks.