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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

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photo of emilio's tapas - hillside restaurant
98% 98% Recommend
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Tapas / Small Plates Hillside
The most beautiful patio in the western suburbs! Open Spring through Fall.
photo of maya del sol restaurant
98% 98% Recommend
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Latin American Oak Park
Our patio has expanded! More seating, a lounge & a covered area where you can dine rain or shine!
photo of amerikas restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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Latin American Oak Park
Outdoor patio is officially open and ready for some good weather lounging.
photo of new rebozo oak park restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Oak Park
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Our very comfortable patio is now open for the warm weather.
photo of autre monde restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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Mediterranean Berwyn
Our secluded back patio is the perfect place to enjoy our Mediterranean inspired food!
photo of la buona vita restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Grange
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We have 4 tables now available for outdoor dinning!
photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
72% 72% Recommend
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American Elmhurst
Join us on the patio overlooking the York Theatre.
photo of summer house santa monica restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
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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
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Join us on our all-season patio! Enjoy sunshine through our glass roof that opens in warmer months.
photo of siena tavern restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 1 time slot left!
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of sunda restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
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Asian River North (Chicago)
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photo of the clubhouse - oak brook restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
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American Oak Brook
It's patio season and The Clubhouse is a great place to take your meal outdoors!
photo of mon ami gabi - oak brook restaurant
94% 94% 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 bar siena restaurant
99% 99% Recommend
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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 true food kitchen - chicago restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
A health-driven, seasonal restaurant w/ a menu offering gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan selections.
photo of the hampton social restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
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American River North (Chicago)
Come enjoy a refreshing beverage in our OPEN AIR VENUE. Visit our website's 360 Virtual Tour.
photo of the gage restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
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
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Gold Coast / Streeterville
Looking for a true Taste of Provence? Join us on our Open-air terrace overlooking the city.
photo of reel club restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
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Seafood Oak Brook
Sip and savor on our patio!

photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - burr ridge restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Burr Ridge
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of rl restaurant restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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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 allis restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
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American West Loop
Enjoy Pizza East on our outdoor patio, located on Green Street.
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
87% 87% Recommend
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Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Enjoy a cocktail and beautiful views while you dine al fresco on our outdoor terrace!
photo of barrio restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
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Mexican River North (Chicago)
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of the dawson restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River West
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Sur expansive full service patio is on several "best of" lists for outdoor seating.
photo of formento's restaurant
96% 96% 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 mon ami gabi restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
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Beautiful patio with views of the Lincoln Park Conservatory.

photo of le colonial - chicago restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy al fresco dining on both the first floor cafe (lunch & dinner) and the second floor terrace!
photo of coda di volpe restaurant
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Weather permitting please enjoy our beautifully lit patio while eating a VPN pizza and sipping Rosé!
photo of roka akor - chicago restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Enjoy the best Japanese food in the Heart of River North. Award winning Sushi, Wine and Sake menu.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - naperville restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Naperville
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 capital grille - chicago - lombard restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Lombard
Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of nonnina restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
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Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Come visit us on our beautiful covered terrace, now open!
photo of sapori trattoria restaurant
100% 100% Recommend
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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 gemini restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Enjoy Gemini on our gorgeous sidewalk patio! Situated on one-way, tree-lined Dickens Ave!
photo of stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Lincoln Park
Enjoy our all-season patio with an open ceiling in summer or closed roof and fireplace in winter.
photo of wildfire - glenview restaurant
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 eden restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
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American West Loop
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Seeking Sunshine? Eden's patio is now open!
photo of petterino's restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Petterino’S Offers Patio Seating For Diners To Enjoy The Beautiful City Sights & Sounds.

photo of wildfire - schaumburg restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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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 carmine's chicago restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
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Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Rush Street in Gold Coast from our beautiful garden & outdoor patio
photo of beacon tavern restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
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American River North (Chicago)
Our seasonal outdoor dining are is in the peaceful walkway between Wrigley Building and Trump Tower.
photo of osteria langhe restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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Italian Logan Square
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Our charming sidewalk cafe is the perfect spot to dine al fresco in Logan Square.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - arlington heights restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington Heights
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Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of tavern on rush restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy lively Rush Street, plus steaks, seafood and more from Executive Chef John Gatsos.
photo of river roast restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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American River North (Chicago)
Join us on our patio along the iconic Chicago river, by far the best patio in the city!
photo of luxbar restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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Comfort Food Gold Coast / Streeterville
Reservations through OpenTable are for dining room only. Outdoor seating is first come first serve.
photo of remington's restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
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American Downtown / Loop
Our outdoors have a Beautiful view of "Cloud Gate" or The Bean, and all the Michigan Av. passers by.
photo of ditka's - chicago restaurant
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 chicago q restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
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Barbecue Gold Coast / Streeterville
Our patio is the perfect place to soak up with sun while enjoying southern smoked bbq.
photo of el che bar restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
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Steakhouse West Loop
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Outside dining available, first come first serve. Full menu and wine list available.
photo of nomi restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
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Contemporary American Gold Coast / Streeterville
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Enjoy a more casual meal in NoMI Garden, featuring seasonal offerings only available al fresco.
photo of rosebud on rush restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Relax on our outdoor Cafe conveniently located off Chicago'S bustling Magnificent Mile.

photo of rm champagne salon restaurant
85% 85% Recommend
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French / American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Consistently named one of the city's best, our eclectic patio is an oasis from the busy West Loop.
photo of old town pour house - oak brook restaurant
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
A fantastic patio with 2 fireplaces and 2 50" T.V's.
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - oak brook restaurant
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Oak Brook
Enjoy succulent seafood, great steaks and fresh air from the comfort of our beautiful patio
photo of hutch american bistro - lakeview restaurant
82% 82% Recommend
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American Lakeview / East Lakeview

We have a covered patio.
photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 3 time slots left!
Weather permitting our patio offers full-service Tuesday - Sunday. Brunch, dinner and happy hour.
photo of rosebud prime restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Enjoy quality service & cuisine at one of the city'S largest outdoor dining areas.

photo of parkers' restaurant & bar restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
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Contemporary American Downers Grove
Al Fresco Dining Under The Trumpet Vine Entwined Pagoda And Beautiful Soft Lights, Oh So Romantic!

photo of carlucci - rosemont restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
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Italian Rosemont
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Italian style Alfresco dining on the Carlucci patio surrounded by a bubbling courtyard fountain.
photo of meson sabika restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Naperville
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Enjoy a refreshing pitcher of sangria with a delightful selection of tapas on our Patio

photo of bistronomic restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The outdoor terrace located in the heart of the famed Gold Coast is perfect for people watching.
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - rosemont restaurant
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Rosemont
Enjoy succulent seafood, great steaks and fresh air from the comfort of our beautiful patio
photo of weber grill - lombard restaurant
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lombard
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of viaggio ristorante and lounge restaurant
96% 96% 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 bar takito - west loop restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
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Latin American West Loop
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Enjoy craft cocktails & modern Latin American fare on our brand new patio located at Morgan & Lake!
photo of brio tuscan grille - lombard - the shops on butterfield restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lombard
Let BRIO garnish your food with the sun and stars! Enjoy lunch, dinner or brunch on the terrace!
photo of shaw's crab house - schaumburg restaurant
87% 87% 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 shanghai terrace restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Shanghai Terrace Is Chicago'S Premier Outdoor Space W. Incredible Views On The City Skyline. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of table donkey and stick restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Logan Square
Table, Donkey and Stick features a secluded, tree-shaded garden patio behind the restaurant.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - wheeling restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Wheeling
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 sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
67% 67% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Outdoor Patio Is Now Open!
photo of frontier restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Bucktown / Wicker Park
Frontier's all-weather Beer Garden patio offers dining under the stars for groups of 6 or more.
photo of nellcote restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
On those warm weather days, join us on our Randolph Street patio!
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
95% 95% 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 cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - south barrington restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American South Barrington
Hurry, we only have 3 time slots left!
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of mama's boy restaurant
94% 94% 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 earls kitchen + bar - lincoln park restaurant
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Lincoln Park
Beautiful Outdoor Dining Experience in the California Sunshine!
photo of weber grill - chicago restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of the grillroom restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
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Although our patio is now closed for the season, we have a fabulous view of the Private Bank Theatre
photo of park tavern - rosemont restaurant
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub Rosemont
Dine with us on our patio or catch a view of The Park on our Sky Bar!
photo of la barra - oak brook restaurant
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oak Brook
Beautiful outdoor dining space, outside bar, firepit.
photo of ada street restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Bucktown / Wicker Park
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Ping pong. Picnic tables. Outdoor grill. String lights. Chef Zoë's small plates. Craft cocktails.
photo of two restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American River West
Patio is now open, come enjoy our brunch and dinner menus on our sidewalk cafe
photo of the rosebud restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy / University Village
Outdoor Cafe On Taylor Street W/Delightful People Watching & The Atmosphere Of An Italian Trattoria.

photo of atwood restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Our Patio will be open for lunch, brunch and dinner beginning May 15th.
photo of the kennison restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park

photo of fork restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Square
Outside Seating On Wilson & New Bi-Fold Windows That Open Up The Front Of The Restaurant.

photo of city winery chicago restaurant
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Wine Bar West Loop
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Indulge in our spacious outdoor patio perfect for large groups, bottles of wine, and weekend brunch
photo of bellyq restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary Asian West Loop
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Al fresco dining 7 days a week on our beautiful outdoor patio! Dogs welcome.
photo of fulton market kitchen restaurant
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American West Loop
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Enjoy your favorite Fulton Market Kitchen libation on our cocktailing patio!
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