2020 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Chicago Area

Top Restaurant Patios in Chicago

Enjoy dining al fresco? Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a restaurant's patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars.

Check out GAYOT's list of the Top Restaurants for Outdoor Seating in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order.

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Athena Greek Restaurant
12/20
Skyline views and an attractive patio accompany traditional Greek fare at this taverna staple. See More

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Big Star
13/20
A buzzy Wicker Park bar and taqueria with affordable fare and an eclectic crowd. See More
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Bistro Campagne
12/20
An organic bistro in Lincoln Square with several cozy dining rooms and affordable prices. See More
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Boka
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A chic, stylish place for theater diners and hardcore food lovers. See More

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Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
12/20
High-energy tapas bar serving killer pintxos and pitchers of strong sangría. See More

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Chez Joel
13/20
French fare --- unexpectedly --- is at home in the heart of Little Italy. See More

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Chicago Cut Steakhouse
13/20
Business suits, sweeping views and sizzling filets set the scene at this boisterous River North steakhouse. See More

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Federales
13/20
Modern Mexican bar meets the professional set in the West Loop. See More
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Fountainhead
14/20
This clubby-meets-pubby North Center bar has newer school digs but an old school feel and chef-driven gastropub eats. See More
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Homestead on the Roof
14/20
Farm-to-table fare and craft cocktails rule at this rooftop spot in West Town. See More

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