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Al Fresco Dining

Enjoy outdoor dining on a beautiful patio or terrace. Unless noted below, outdoor tables are available on a first come, first serve basis.

100 Restaurants Al Fresco Dining

photo of emilio's tapas - hillside restaurant
Awesome
(1178)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Hillside
The most beautiful patio in the western suburbs! Open Spring through Fall.
photo of amerikas restaurant
Awesome
(178)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American Oak Park
Outdoor patio is officially open and ready for some good weather lounging.
photo of new rebozo oak park restaurant
Awesome
(246)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Oak Park
Our very comfortable patio is now open for the warm weather.
photo of la buona vita restaurant
Awesome
(291)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Grange
We have 4 tables now available for outdoor dinning!
photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
Excellent
(204)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Elmhurst
Join us on the patio overlooking the York Theatre.
photo of 100 south chop house & grill restaurant
Awesome
(267)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Elmhurst
Patio Dining
photo of two brothers social tap restaurant
Awesome
(7)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Park
Come and enjoy Two Brothers Social Tap's large covered, heated patio. It's great - rain or shine!
photo of summer house santa monica restaurant
Awesome
(2854)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Join us on our patio in warmer months, or year round in our sunny dining room under the skylight!
photo of café ba-ba-reeba restaurant
Exceptional
(5356)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
Join us on our all-season patio! Enjoy sunshine through our glass roof that opens in warmer months.
photo of siena tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(2598)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of sunda restaurant
Awesome
(5316)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian River North (Chicago)


photo of bar siena restaurant
Awesome
(1074)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
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We have an extremely large patio with seating under umbrellas or in the sun, depending on preference
photo of the hampton social - river north restaurant
Awesome
(835)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Come enjoy a refreshing beverage in our OPEN AIR VENUE. Visit our website's 360 Virtual Tour.
photo of true food kitchen - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(973)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
A health-driven, seasonal restaurant w/ a menu offering gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan selections.
photo of mon ami gabi - oak brook restaurant
Awesome
(5026)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Oak Brook
Oakbrook'S Patio Is Very Charming & Is Surrounded By Flowers & Lilac Bushes. When Weather Permits, We Open Our French Doors & It Brings The Patio Into Our Lounge.

photo of rl restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(4827)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
RL's beautiful patio is lush and romantic, and a perfect spot for people watching on Chicago Ave.
photo of the gage restaurant
Awesome
(7310)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
The Gage Restaurant Is Located Just Steps From Millennium Park On Michigan Avenue. Come Join Us On Our Patio For Some Wonderful Food, Spirits & Excellent Service. Enjoy The View Of The Park While Dining Outside. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of fig & olive chicago restaurant
Awesome
(2813)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Gold Coast / Streeterville
Looking for a true Taste of Provence? Join us on our Open-air terrace overlooking the city.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - burr ridge restaurant
Awesome
(2879)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Burr Ridge
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of the dawson restaurant
Awesome
(1213)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River West
Sur expansive full service patio is on several "best of" lists for outdoor seating.
photo of le colonial - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(3867)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Enjoy al fresco dining on both the first floor cafe (lunch & dinner) and the second floor terrace!
photo of mon ami gabi restaurant
Awesome
(4167)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
Beautiful patio with views of the Lincoln Park Conservatory.

photo of barrio restaurant
Awesome
(482)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican River North (Chicago)
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of formento's restaurant
Awesome
(962)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Join us on the patio for Happy Hour M-Fr 5-6:30pm. 1/2 Off Antipasti, Wine by the glass & MORE!
photo of roka akor - oak brook restaurant
Awesome
(251)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Oak Brook
2 Outdoor patios - one with retractable windows. Award Winning Sushi, Steak/Seafood, Sake & Wine!
photo of the allis restaurant
Awesome
(588)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Enjoy Pizza East on our outdoor patio, located on Green Street.
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
Awesome
(1558)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
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Enjoy a cocktail and beautiful views while you dine al fresco on our outdoor terrace!
photo of coda di volpe restaurant
Exceptional
(747)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Weather permitting please enjoy our beautifully lit patio while eating a VPN pizza and sipping Rosé!
photo of the madison bar & kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(408)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Join us on our amazing new patio at The Madison Bar & Kitchen. Open daily.
photo of roka akor - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(2158)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Beautiful outdoor seating in the heart of River North . Award winning Sushi, Steaks/Seafood & Wine
photo of carmine's chicago restaurant
Awesome
(4059)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Rush Street in Gold Coast from our beautiful garden & outdoor patio
photo of gemini restaurant
Exceptional
(1961)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Enjoy Gemini on our gorgeous sidewalk patio! Situated on one-way, tree-lined Dickens Ave!
photo of tavern on rush restaurant
Awesome
(2543)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Enjoy lively Rush Street, plus steaks, seafood and more from Executive Chef John Gatsos.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - naperville restaurant
Awesome
(3560)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Naperville
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of sapori trattoria restaurant
Exceptional
(3344)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lincoln Park
Tree Lined Patio, Zagat."Famous Neighborhood Hot Spot, " Time Out Chicago. Italian Trattoria-Style Outdoor Dining On A Quiet Side Street W. Abundant Hanging Flower Baskets & Elegant & Tasteful Mini Lights. The Most Popular Patio In Lincoln Park. Outdoor

photo of luxbar restaurant
Awesome
(1406)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Comfort Food Gold Coast / Streeterville
Reservations through OpenTable are for dining room only. Outdoor seating is first come first serve.
photo of stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(747)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Lincoln Park
Enjoy our all-season patio with an open ceiling in summer or closed roof and fireplace in winter.
photo of rosebud on rush restaurant
Awesome
(3660)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Relax on our outdoor Cafe conveniently located off Chicago'S bustling Magnificent Mile.

photo of wildfire - glenview restaurant
Awesome
(6866)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Glenview
Sip On Your Favorite Martini Or Savor A Mouth-Watering Salad On One Of Wildfire'S Outdoor Patios. Now Open Weather Permitting, Enjoy All Your Wildfire Favorites For Lunch Or Dinner At Glenview, Schaumburg, Eden Prairie, Mn & Atlanta'S Perimeter Mall Locat

photo of petterino's restaurant
Excellent
(8075)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Petterino’S Offers Patio Seating For Diners To Enjoy The Beautiful City Sights & Sounds.

photo of beacon tavern restaurant
Awesome
(791)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Our seasonal outdoor dining are is in the peaceful walkway between Wrigley Building and Trump Tower.
photo of shanghai terrace restaurant
Awesome
(1197)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Shanghai Terrace Is Chicago'S Premier Outdoor Space W. Incredible Views On The City Skyline. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - arlington heights restaurant
Awesome
(3018)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington Heights
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of remington's restaurant
Awesome
(1089)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Our outdoors have a Beautiful view of "Cloud Gate" or The Bean, and all the Michigan Av. passers by.
photo of nonnina restaurant
Awesome
(1062)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Come visit us on our beautiful covered terrace, now open!
photo of rm champagne salon restaurant
Excellent
(687)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French / American West Loop
Consistently named one of the city's best, our eclectic patio is an oasis from the busy West Loop.
photo of farmhouse - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(1402)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join us on our patio this summer!
photo of ditka's - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(5737)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Our patio is the perfect place to enjoy our Pot Roast Nacho's & cold refreshing cocktail!
photo of osteria langhe restaurant
Awesome
(802)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Logan Square
Our charming sidewalk cafe is the perfect spot to dine al fresco in Logan Square.
photo of wildfire - schaumburg restaurant
Awesome
(9036)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Schaumburg
Sip On Your Favorite Martini Or Savor A Mouth-Watering Salad On One Of Wildfire'S Outdoor Patios. Now Open Weather Permitting, Enjoy All Your Wildfire Favorites For Lunch Or Dinner At Glenview, Schaumburg, Eden Prairie, Mn & Atlanta'S Perimeter Mall Locat

photo of the capital grille - chicago - lombard restaurant
Exceptional
(2923)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Lombard
Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of meson sabika restaurant
Awesome
(5440)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Naperville
Enjoy a refreshing pitcher of sangria with a delightful selection of tapas on our Patio

photo of nomi restaurant
Awesome
(2774)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 3 time slots left!
Enjoy a more casual meal in NoMI Garden, featuring seasonal offerings only available al fresco.
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(3707)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak River North (Chicago)
Our outdoor patio is open for an al fresco lunch or dinner in the heart of River North!

photo of el che bar restaurant
Awesome
(550)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse West Loop
Outside dining available, first come first serve. Full menu and wine list available.
photo of old town pour house - oak brook restaurant
Excellent
(673)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
A fantastic patio with 2 fireplaces and 2 50" T.V's.
photo of tortoise supper club restaurant
Awesome
(1884)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join us for live jazz on the patio June 6 thru August 30 on Wednesday and Thursday nights 5:15-8:00.
photo of rosebud prime restaurant
Awesome
(2290)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Enjoy quality service & cuisine at one of the city'S largest outdoor dining areas.

photo of bistronomic restaurant
Awesome
(2741)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The outdoor terrace located in the heart of the famed Gold Coast is perfect for people watching.
photo of viaggio ristorante and lounge restaurant
Exceptional
(1426)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Elegantly Located In The Madison Square District Of The West Loop. Come See What The Excitment Is All About!

photo of sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
Very Good
(1594)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Outdoor Patio Is Now Open!
photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
Awesome
(381)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Weather permitting our patio offers full-service Tuesday - Sunday. Brunch, Lunch and Dinner.
photo of hutch american bistro - lakeview restaurant
Excellent
(833)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lakeview / East Lakeview

We have a covered patio.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - south barrington restaurant
Awesome
(3143)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American South Barrington
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - wheeling restaurant
Awesome
(2323)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Wheeling
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of weber grill - chicago restaurant
Excellent
(5515)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of bar takito - west loop restaurant
Excellent
(463)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American West Loop
Enjoy craft cocktails & modern Latin American fare on our brand new patio located at Morgan & Lake!
photo of riva crabhouse on navy pier restaurant
Excellent
(4185)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Located just steps away from Lake Michigan, The Riva Cafe offers one-of-a-kind views of the lake!
photo of osteria via stato restaurant
Awesome
(2281)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
The perfect place for a glass of wine, lunch or dinner al fresco in River North.
photo of mama's boy restaurant
Awesome
(506)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Ideal Outdoor Dining For A Lively Meal W/Family & Friends. Cozy Outdoor Tables W/The Atmosphere Of An Intimate Italian Cafe.

photo of parkers' restaurant & bar restaurant
Awesome
(2153)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downers Grove
Al Fresco Dining Under The Trumpet Vine Entwined Pagoda And Beautiful Soft Lights, Oh So Romantic!

photo of fisk & co. restaurant
Excellent
(131)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Enjoy all downtown Chicago has to offer on our comfortable patio for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
photo of shore club restaurant
Very Good
(141)
70% 70% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Gold Coast / Streeterville
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The patio offers beautiful views of Lake Michigan with an unparalleled food & beverage experience.
photo of macello restaurant
Awesome
(1041)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Enjoy amazing food and libations in Macello's garden, right past the pizza station
photo of coco pazzo café restaurant
Awesome
(1818)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy craft cocktails, signature dishes, and people watching, al fresco right off Michigan Ave.
photo of bar cargo restaurant
Awesome
(97)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizza Bar River North (Chicago)
Take your pick from our patio seating out front and our beer garden in the back!
photo of shaw's crab house - schaumburg restaurant
Awesome
(4355)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Schaumburg
Join us on our patio & enjoy Happy Hour from 4 - 6, 7 days a week. Full menu is also available.
photo of earls kitchen + bar - lincoln park restaurant
Excellent
(413)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Lincoln Park
Beautiful Outdoor Dining Experience in the California Sunshine!
photo of brio tuscan grille - lombard - the shops on butterfield restaurant
Awesome
(2479)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lombard
Let BRIO garnish your food with the sun and stars! Enjoy lunch, dinner or brunch on the terrace!
photo of chicago firehouse restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2641)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse South Loop
Beautiful Updated Patio Situated Off 14Th Street. Comfortable Lounge Area As Well As Dining. Live Jazz Every Thursday.

photo of broken english taco pub-lincoln park restaurant
Awesome
(120)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Lincoln Park
Garage-door window seating along with outdoor patio seating on Sheffield and Lincoln Ave sides.
photo of the rosebud restaurant
Awesome
(2382)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy / University Village
Outdoor Cafe On Taylor Street W/Delightful People Watching & The Atmosphere Of An Italian Trattoria.

photo of gideon sweet restaurant
Very Good
(147)
73% 73% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Enjoy our Dinner or Brunch menus from our Front Randolph Street Patio or our intimate Back Patio!
photo of topaz restaurant
Awesome
(1380)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Burr Ridge
Dine Al Fresco In A Charming, Village Setting Just Outside The City. Highlights Of The American Menu Incl. Superior Fish.

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