Emmit's Irish Pub in River West closing after 26 years

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Emmit's Irish Pub, a long-time Chicago tavern occupying a busy corner spot in River West, will close its doors later this month.

Emmit's has operated for 26 years at the southeast corner of the intersection of Milwaukee and Grand Avenues.

The bar has appeared in several movies and TV shows over the years. The owners posted a message on the bar's website announcing their plans to close on June 25.

A message on their website says "After 26 wonderful years of serving the River West Community, we are announcing that Emmit's Irish Pub will be closing at the end of June, 2022. We would like to thank our Valued Employees who made Emmit's the most welcoming and iconic Irish Pub in Chicago. We would also like to thank all of our loyal customers and friends for the countless memories. Please stop in, have a pint and share a story."
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