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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
9.4
Awesome
(1126)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Hillside
The most beautiful patio in the western suburbs! Open Spring through Fall.
photo of amerikas restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(150)
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
9.4
Awesome
(226)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Oak Park
Our very comfortable patio is now open for the warm weather.
photo of autre monde restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(856)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Berwyn
Our secluded back patio is the perfect place to enjoy our Mediterranean inspired food!
photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
8.4
Very Good
(188)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Elmhurst
Join us on the patio overlooking the York Theatre.
photo of 100 south chop house & grill restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(250)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Elmhurst
Patio Dining
photo of la buona vita restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(278)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Grange
We have 4 tables now available for outdoor dinning!
photo of two brothers social tap restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(4)
100% 100% 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
9.4
Awesome
(2736)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
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
9.6
Exceptional
(5254)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 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
9.6
Exceptional
(2486)
93% 93% 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
9.4
Awesome
(5218)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!


photo of the hampton social - river north restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(751)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Come enjoy a refreshing beverage in our OPEN AIR VENUE. Visit our website's 360 Virtual Tour.
photo of bar siena restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(1013)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
We have an extremely large patio with seating under umbrellas or in the sun, depending on preference
photo of true food kitchen - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(906)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
A health-driven, seasonal restaurant w/ a menu offering gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan selections.
photo of the gage restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(7128)
94% 94% 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 mon ami gabi - oak brook restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(4919)
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 the clubhouse - oak brook restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(4882)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Brook
It's patio season and The Clubhouse is a great place to take your meal outdoors!
photo of fig & olive chicago restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(2700)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Looking for a true Taste of Provence? Join us on our Open-air terrace overlooking the city.
photo of rl restaurant restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(4683)
97% 97% 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 dawson restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(1167)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River West
Sur expansive full service patio is on several "best of" lists for outdoor seating.
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - burr ridge restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(2752)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Burr Ridge
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of le colonial - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(3757)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy al fresco dining on both the first floor cafe (lunch & dinner) and the second floor terrace!
photo of formento's restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(906)
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 roka akor - oak brook restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(205)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Oak Brook
2 Outdoor patios - one with retractable windows. Award Winning Sushi, Steak/Seafood, Sake & Wine!
photo of barrio restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(437)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican River North (Chicago)
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of mon ami gabi restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(4072)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Beautiful patio with views of the Lincoln Park Conservatory.

photo of reel club restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(5533)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Oak Brook
Sip and savor on our patio!

photo of the allis restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(538)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Enjoy Pizza East on our outdoor patio, located on Green Street.
photo of coda di volpe restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(693)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Weather permitting please enjoy our beautifully lit patio while eating a VPN pizza and sipping Rosé!
photo of river roast restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(1454)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Join us on our patio along the iconic Chicago river, by far the best patio in the city!
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(1473)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Enjoy a cocktail and beautiful views while you dine al fresco on our outdoor terrace!
photo of roka akor - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(2100)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Beautiful outdoor seating in the heart of River North . Award winning Sushi, Steaks/Seafood & Wine
photo of gemini restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(1925)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Enjoy Gemini on our gorgeous sidewalk patio! Situated on one-way, tree-lined Dickens Ave!
photo of carmine's chicago restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(3973)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Rush Street in Gold Coast from our beautiful garden & outdoor patio
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - naperville restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(3420)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Naperville
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of the madison bar & kitchen restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(361)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Join us on our amazing new patio at The Madison Bar & Kitchen. Open daily.
photo of stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(724)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Lincoln Park
Enjoy our all-season patio with an open ceiling in summer or closed roof and fireplace in winter.
photo of sapori trattoria restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(3275)
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 tavern on rush restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(2494)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy lively Rush Street, plus steaks, seafood and more from Executive Chef John Gatsos.
photo of wildfire - glenview restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(6719)
95% 95% 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 beacon tavern restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(731)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Our seasonal outdoor dining are is in the peaceful walkway between Wrigley Building and Trump Tower.
photo of luxbar restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(1372)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Comfort Food Gold Coast / Streeterville
Reservations through OpenTable are for dining room only. Outdoor seating is first come first serve.
photo of petterino's restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(7945)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 3 time slots left!
Petterino’S Offers Patio Seating For Diners To Enjoy The Beautiful City Sights & Sounds.

photo of nonnina restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(979)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Come visit us on our beautiful covered terrace, now open!
photo of rosebud on rush restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(3572)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Relax on our outdoor Cafe conveniently located off Chicago'S bustling Magnificent Mile.

photo of shanghai terrace restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(1137)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 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 remington's restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(1042)
94% 94% 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 osteria langhe restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(759)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Logan Square
Hurry, we only have 4 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
9.0
Awesome
(2894)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington Heights
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of rm champagne salon restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(641)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French / American West Loop
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Consistently named one of the city's best, our eclectic patio is an oasis from the busy West Loop.
photo of chicago q restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(3316)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Barbecue Gold Coast / Streeterville
Our patio is the perfect place to soak up with sun while enjoying southern smoked bbq.
photo of wildfire - schaumburg restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(8875)
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 meson sabika restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(5305)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Naperville
Enjoy a refreshing pitcher of sangria with a delightful selection of tapas on our Patio

photo of ditka's - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(5635)
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 nomi restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(2733)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy a more casual meal in NoMI Garden, featuring seasonal offerings only available al fresco.
photo of the capital grille - chicago - lombard restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(2859)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Lombard
Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of tortoise supper club restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(1828)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Join us for live jazz on the patio June 6 thru August 30 on Wednesday and Thursday nights 5:15-8:00.
photo of el che bar restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(537)
86% 86% 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
8.6
Excellent
(652)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
A fantastic patio with 2 fireplaces and 2 50" T.V's.
photo of rosebud prime restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(2230)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Enjoy quality service & cuisine at one of the city'S largest outdoor dining areas.

photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(362)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Weather permitting our patio offers full-service Tuesday - Sunday. Brunch, Lunch and Dinner.
photo of ada street restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(227)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Bucktown / Wicker Park
Ping pong. Picnic tables. Outdoor grill. String lights. Chef Zoë's small plates. Craft cocktails.
photo of homestead on the roof restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(519)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Ukranian Village
Fireplace on beautiful rooftop- perfect for cocktails in the winter an dining in the summer
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(3617)
94% 94% 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 hutch american bistro - lakeview restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(804)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lakeview / East Lakeview

We have a covered patio.
photo of bistronomic restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(2682)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The outdoor terrace located in the heart of the famed Gold Coast is perfect for people watching.
photo of sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
8.0
Very Good
(1456)
71% 71% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Outdoor Patio Is Now Open!
photo of bar takito - west loop restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(450)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American West Loop
Enjoy craft cocktails & modern Latin American fare on our brand new patio located at Morgan & Lake!
photo of table donkey and stick restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(498)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Logan Square
Table, Donkey and Stick features a secluded, tree-shaded garden patio behind the restaurant.
photo of carlucci - rosemont restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(2281)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Rosemont
Italian style Alfresco dining on the Carlucci patio surrounded by a bubbling courtyard fountain.
photo of frontier restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(305)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Bucktown / Wicker Park
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Frontier's all-weather Beer Garden patio offers dining under the stars for groups of 6 or more.
photo of viaggio ristorante and lounge restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(1373)
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 earls kitchen + bar - lincoln park restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(379)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Lincoln Park
Beautiful Outdoor Dining Experience in the California Sunshine!
photo of weber grill - chicago restaurant
8.6
Excellent
(5429)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of city winery chicago restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(589)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Wine Bar West Loop
Indulge in our spacious outdoor patio perfect for large groups, bottles of wine, and weekend brunch
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - south barrington restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(2998)
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 brio tuscan grille - lombard - the shops on butterfield restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(2432)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lombard
Let BRIO garnish your food with the sun and stars! Enjoy lunch, dinner or brunch on the terrace!
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - wheeling restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(2216)
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 bar cargo restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(87)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizza Bar River North (Chicago)
Take your pick from our patio seating out front and our beer garden in the back!
photo of parkers' restaurant & bar restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(2111)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downers Grove
Al Fresco Dining Under The Trumpet Vine Entwined Pagoda And Beautiful Soft Lights, Oh So Romantic!

photo of shore club restaurant
8.2
Very Good
(128)
71% 71% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Gold Coast / Streeterville
The patio offers beautiful views of Lake Michigan with an unparalleled food & beverage experience.
photo of mama's boy restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(472)
93% 93% 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 fisk & co. restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(92)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Enjoy all downtown Chicago has to offer on our comfortable patio for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - oak brook restaurant
8.4
Very Good
(3453)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Oak Brook
Enjoy succulent seafood, great steaks and fresh air from the comfort of our beautiful patio
photo of rivers restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(1932)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Come rain or shine Rivers has the largest covered patio in Downtown Chicago. Great wedding location!
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - rosemont restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(1739)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Rosemont
Enjoy succulent seafood, great steaks and fresh air from the comfort of our beautiful patio
photo of gideon sweet restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(135)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
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Enjoy our Dinner or Brunch menus from our Front Randolph Street Patio or our intimate Back Patio!
photo of broken english taco pub-lincoln park restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(111)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Lincoln Park
Garage-door window seating along with outdoor patio seating on Sheffield and Lincoln Ave sides.
photo of mercat a la planxa restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(4296)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish South Loop
Excellent Spot For People Watching Across From Grant Park. Grab A Pitcher Of Sangria And Hang Out!

photo of weber grill - lombard restaurant
8.2
Very Good
(2691)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lombard
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

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