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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 maya del sol restaurant
Maya Del Sol
Exceptional
(2232)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American Oak Park
Our patio has expanded! More seating, a lounge & a covered area where you can dine rain or shine!
photo of the allis restaurant
Awesome
(804)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Enjoy Pizza East on our outdoor patio, located on Green Street.

Top special:

Chocolate Chip Cookies -- Our Treat

photo of livia italian eatery-elmhurst restaurant
Exceptional
(432)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Elmhurst
Dining Al Fresco is a way to experience the season. Come join us today!
photo of roka akor - oak brook restaurant
Exceptional
(484)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Oak Brook
2 Outdoor patios - one with retractable windows. Award Winning Sushi, Steak/Seafood, Sake & Wine!
photo of funkenhausen restaurant
Funkenhausen
Exceptional
(263)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Town
Our full service patio is open during regular hours. (Weather permitting) First come first serve.
photo of 100 south chop house & grill restaurant
Exceptional
(358)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Elmhurst
Patio Dining
photo of amerikas restaurant
Awesome
(304)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American Oak Park
Outdoor patio is officially open and ready for some good weather lounging.
photo of emilio's tapas - hillside restaurant
Exceptional
(1390)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Hillside
The most beautiful patio in the western suburbs! Open Spring through Fall.

Top special:

Happy Hour Tapas & Drinks

photo of lucca's ristorante restaurant
Awesome
(20)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Grange
Lucca's Ristorante offers outdoor dining available weather permitting.
photo of new rebozo oak park restaurant
Exceptional
(342)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Oak Park
Our very comfortable patio is now open for the warm weather.
photo of formento's restaurant
Exceptional
(1224)
91% 91% 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 autre monde restaurant
Awesome
(965)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Berwyn
Our secluded back patio is the perfect place to enjoy our Mediterranean inspired food!
photo of barclay's american grille restaurant
Exceptional
(319)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Park
Join us for dinner on our beautiful tree lined patio starting at 5pm each night!

Top special:

Get your HAPPY on!

photo of la buona vita restaurant
Awesome
(370)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Grange
We have 4 tables now available for outdoor dinning!
photo of siena tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(3038)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
Awesome
(304)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Elmhurst
Join us on the patio overlooking the York Theatre.
photo of mon ami gabi - oak brook restaurant
Exceptional
(5552)
93% 93% 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 parkers' restaurant & bar restaurant
Exceptional
(2447)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downers Grove
Al Fresco Dining Under The Trumpet Vine Entwined Pagoda And Beautiful Soft Lights, Oh So Romantic!

photo of le colonial - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(4340)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy al fresco dining on our porch overlooking the iconic Oak Street!
photo of summer house santa monica restaurant
Exceptional
(3444)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us on our patio in warmer months, or year round in our sunny dining room under the skylight!
photo of rl restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(5394)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
RL's beautiful patio is lush and romantic, and a perfect spot for people watching on Chicago Ave.
photo of old town pour house - oak brook restaurant
Awesome
(762)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
A fantastic patio with 2 fireplaces and 2 50" T.V's.
photo of the hampton social - river north restaurant
Exceptional
(1074)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
Come enjoy a refreshing beverage in our OPEN AIR VENUE. Visit our website's 360 Virtual Tour.
photo of harry & eddie's restaurant
Awesome
(254)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Hinsdale
Dine Al Fresco! Feels like a small courtyard in Rome! Come join us today!
photo of café ba-ba-reeba restaurant
Exceptional
(5895)
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 fig & olive chicago restaurant
Awesome
(3248)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Gold Coast / Streeterville
Looking for a true Taste of Provence? Join us on our Open-air terrace overlooking the city.
photo of farmhouse - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(1574)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Farm-to-table River North (Chicago)
Join us on our patio this summer!
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - burr ridge restaurant
Exceptional
(3641)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Burr Ridge
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of table donkey and stick restaurant
Exceptional
(622)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Logan Square
Table, Donkey and Stick features a secluded, tree-shaded garden patio behind the restaurant.
photo of mott street restaurant
Exceptional
(686)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Bucktown / Wicker Park
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Dine in Mott St's secret garden, covered under a pergola strewn with hanging plants.
photo of bar siena restaurant
Exceptional
(1346)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
We have an extremely large patio with seating under umbrellas or in the sun, depending on preference
photo of redstone american grill - oakbrook terrace restaurant
Awesome
(3302)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Brook
With a beautiful outdoor space with a full bar plus patio dining, it is a great place to get away.
photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
Exceptional
(490)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Weather permitting our patio offers full-service every night of the week for dinner.

Top special:

$9 Caipirinhas, $3 Empanadas
Happy Hour(s)

Learn more
photo of sunda restaurant
Exceptional
(5779)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!


photo of the madison bar & kitchen restaurant
Exceptional
(616)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Join us on our amazing new patio at The Madison Bar & Kitchen. Open daily.

Top special:

Half Price Cocktails & Sparkling Wine

photo of the gage restaurant
Exceptional
(8064)
93% 93% 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 true food kitchen - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(1301)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
A health-driven, seasonal restaurant w/ a menu offering gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan selections.
photo of osteria langhe restaurant
Exceptional
(972)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Logan Square
Our charming sidewalk cafe is the perfect spot to dine al fresco in Logan Square.

Top special:

Happy Hour

photo of the hampton social - streeterville restaurant
Exceptional
(222)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Come enjoy a refreshing beverage in our OPEN AIR VENUE. Visit our website's 360 Virtual Tour.
photo of the capital grille - chicago - lombard restaurant
Exceptional
(3314)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Lombard
Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of coda di volpe restaurant
Exceptional
(981)
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 312 chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(4549)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Beautiful patio, weather permitting, great for people watching and relaxing after work!
photo of roka akor - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(2471)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Beautiful outdoor seating in the heart of River North . Award winning Sushi, Steaks/Seafood & Wine
photo of mon ami gabi restaurant
Exceptional
(4628)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Beautiful patio with views of the Lincoln Park Conservatory.

photo of barrio restaurant
Awesome
(782)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us all season long on our patio for al fresco dining!
photo of el che steakhouse & bar restaurant
Exceptional
(699)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse West Loop
Outside dining available, first come first serve. Full menu and wine list available.
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(2049)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy a cocktail and beautiful views while you dine al fresco on our outdoor terrace!
photo of the dawson restaurant
Exceptional
(1389)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River West
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Sur expansive full service patio is on several "best of" lists for outdoor seating.
photo of gemini restaurant
Exceptional
(2159)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Enjoy Gemini on our gorgeous sidewalk patio! Situated on one-way, tree-lined Dickens Ave!
photo of union sushi + barbeque bar restaurant
Exceptional
(1623)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Sushi River North (Chicago)
Join us for amazing open air dining with our new open windows.

Top special:

HAPPY HOUR FOOD SPECIALS
HALF PRICE COCKTAILS + WINE
$1.50 OYSTERS

Learn more
photo of tavern on rush restaurant
Exceptional
(2786)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy lively Rush Street, plus steaks, seafood and more from Executive Chef John Gatsos.
photo of weber grill - lombard restaurant
Excellent
(2976)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lombard
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of la barra - oak brook restaurant
Awesome
(775)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oak Brook
Beautiful outdoor dining space, outside bar, firepit.
photo of petterino's restaurant
Awesome
(8828)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Petterino’S Offers Patio Seating For Diners To Enjoy The Beautiful City Sights & Sounds.

photo of stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(880)
89% 89% 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
Exceptional
(3652)
95% 95% 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
Exceptional
(1563)
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 ditka's - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(6315)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Our patio is the perfect place to enjoy our Pot Roast Nacho's & cold refreshing cocktail!
photo of carmine's chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(4396)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Rush Street in Gold Coast from our beautiful garden & outdoor patio
photo of rosebud on rush restaurant
Exceptional
(4050)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Relax on our outdoor Cafe conveniently located off Chicago'S bustling Magnificent Mile.

photo of nomi restaurant
Exceptional
(2944)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Gold Coast / Streeterville
Enjoy a more casual meal in NoMI Garden, featuring seasonal offerings only available al fresco.
photo of beacon tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(1058)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Our seasonal outdoor dining area is in the peaceful walkway between Wrigley Building and Trump Tower
photo of viaggio ristorante and lounge restaurant
Exceptional
(1626)
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 remington's restaurant
Exceptional
(1366)
93% 93% 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 hofbrauhaus - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(1075)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
German Rosemont
Come out and experience our "German Style" beer garden! Voted one of the best in the area!
photo of monnie burke's restaurant
Exceptional
(341)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Pilsen
One of the largest patios in Chicago with bistro lights, full outdoor bar, fire pit and heaters!
photo of wildfire - glenview restaurant
Exceptional
(7584)
93% 93% 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 tortoise supper club restaurant
Exceptional
(2272)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Swing to live jazz on the patio Thursday evenings June - August. Music starts at 5:30pm.
photo of za za's clarendon hills restaurant
Exceptional
(460)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Clarendon Hills
Enjoy outdoor dinning at Zazas between May and October with the great sounds of Frank and Dean.
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - oak brook restaurant
Excellent
(3793)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Oak Brook
Enjoy our full service patio with specialty drink menus and happy hour!
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - arlington heights restaurant
Exceptional
(3662)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington Heights
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of macello restaurant
Exceptional
(1207)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Enjoy amazing food and libations in Macello's garden, right past the pizza station
photo of cooper's hawk winery & restaurant - naperville restaurant
Exceptional
(4424)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Naperville
Sip some vino under the sun and dine al fresco on our outdoor patio. Full menu available.
photo of nonnina restaurant
Exceptional
(1274)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Come visit us on our beautiful covered terrace, now open!
photo of shanghai terrace restaurant
Exceptional
(1380)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Shanghai Terrace Is Chicago'S Premier Outdoor Space W. Incredible Views On The City Skyline. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of bistronomic restaurant
Awesome
(3077)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The outdoor terrace located in the heart of the famed Gold Coast is perfect for people watching.
photo of bar takito - west loop restaurant
Awesome
(582)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American West Loop
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
Awesome
(2730)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lombard
Let BRIO garnish your food with the sun and stars! Enjoy lunch, dinner or brunch on the terrace!
photo of sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
Excellent
(2285)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Outdoor Patio Is Now Open!
photo of atwood restaurant
Awesome
(4476)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our State Street Patio will be open for lunch, brunch and dinner beginning May 15th.
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - rosemont restaurant
Awesome
(1833)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Rosemont
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
A new fully landscaped outdoor patio featuring fans, heaters, and flat screen TV's throughout
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(4051)
92% 92% 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 rosebud prime restaurant
Exceptional
(2535)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Enjoy quality service & cuisine at one of the city'S largest outdoor dining areas.

photo of doc wine bar - lombard restaurant
Exceptional
(650)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lombard
Dog friendly . 5$ glasses of rose Mon-Thurs from -8pm-10pm only. Summer is rose season!!!!
photo of hutch american bistro - lakeview restaurant
Awesome
(932)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lakeview / East Lakeview
We have a covered patio, the patio is dog friendly as well. Seating is first come first severed.
photo of the rosebud restaurant
Exceptional
(2609)
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 edelweiss restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(208)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
German Norridge
Open seasonally, our Biergarten features a special Biergarten menu. Available for private parties.
photo of wildfire - schaumburg restaurant
Exceptional
(9906)
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 davanti enoteca - taylor street restaurant
Exceptional
(1077)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy / University Village
Great roof top patio to enjoy Unbelievable wine and small plate Italian stye food
photo of carnivale restaurant
Awesome
(6868)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American West Loop
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