23 New Chicago Restaurant Patios And Rooftops

Take a look at some of Chicago's newest outdoor dining spaces.

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Cold Storage
nAddress: 1000 W. Fulton Market
nThis West Loop seafood stop is getting an all-day, 28-seat patio complete with large umbrellas to keep the sun away and overhead lighting to keep the space inviting at night.
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Bar Biscay
Bar Biscay
nAddress: 1450 W. Chicago Ave.
nDiners can hang out on the 14-seat patio while they eat this restaurant's Spanish fare, according to Eater Chicago.
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Bar Cargo
Bar Cargo
nAddress: 605 N. Wells St.
nA 40-seat Wells Street patio and nearly 100-seat beer garden will soon be open at this pizzeria. The beer garden will have a ping pong table and walk-up pizza counter, according to Eater Chicago.
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BBQ Supply Co.
nAddress: 1301 E. 53rd St.
nYou'll think you're in St. Louis as you sit on the 24-seat patio eating ribs, brisket and wings, according to Eater Chicago.
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The Warbler
The Warbler
nAddress: 4535 N. Lincoln Ave.
nThe American restaurant is opening a 120-seat patio that imitates the eatery's interior.
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Edouard Pierre
Big Star
nAddress: 3460 N. Clark St.
nThis taco spot's second location is at Wrigleyville's brand-new Hotel Zachary. The 80-seat patio leaves Wrigley Field in full view, according to Eater Chicago.
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Devereaux
nAddress: 1112 N. State St.
nLocated on the 18th floor of four-star hotel Viceroy Chicago, cocktail bar Devereaux is a rooftop location with food from James Beard finalist Lee Wolen.
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Gibsons Italia
nAddress: 233 N. Canal St.
nA hundred people can eat outside between the 68-seat dining room patio and 32-seat bar patio at this Italian steakhouse, according to the Chicago Tribune.
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Gideon Sweet
Gideon Sweet
nAddress: 841 W. Randolph St.
nThis cocktail bar and restaurant from chefs Matthias Merges and Graham Elliot will have two outdoor spaces: a 24-seat patio alongside a larger courtyard out back, according to Eater Chicago.
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Intelligentsia
Intelligentsia Wicker Park and Logan Square coffee bars
nAddress: 1609 W. Division St. in Wicker Park; 2642 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Logan Square
nThe coffee bar's Wicker Park location is getting a new 15-seat patio in June. The Logan Square location is partnering with the city to bring a new 20-seat outdoor "People Spot" to the neighborhood.
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Lowcountry
Lowcountry
nAddress: 1132 S. Wabash Ave.
nSouthern seafood joint Lowcountry recently opened a second location in the South Loop. It is getting a patio with greenery and twinkling lights, according to Eater Chicago.
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Ludlow Liquors
Ludlow Liquors
nAddress: 2959 N. California Ave.
nGrab some ribs and cocktails at this restaurant's backyard garden patio with two-tier stadium seating, picnic tables and a walk-up counter, Eater Chicago reports.
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Lonesome Rose
nAddress: 2101 N. California Ave.
nAn elevated patio overlooking California Avenue lets you enjoy this new restaurant's Tex-Mex offerings outside, according to Eater Chicago.
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Mordecai
Mordecai
nAddress: 3632 N. Clark St.
nAnother Hotel Zachary eatery, Mordecai's 30-seat outdoor eating area is now open and gives views of Gallagher Way, formerly the Park at Wrigley.
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Nella Pizza e Pasta
Nella Pizza e Pasta
nAddress: 1125 E. 55th St.
nOutdoor pizza in Hyde Park? Nella's got it with a 55-seat patio, according to Eater Chicago.
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Octavio Cantina & Kitchen
Octavio Cantina & Kitchen
nAddress: 5310 N. Clark St.
nGrab a bite of some high-end Mexican food at Octavio. There is a dog-friendly, 20-seat patio, according to Eater Chicago.
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Old Grounds Social
Old Grounds Social
nAddress: 950 W. Wrightwood Ave.
nOld Grounds has a year-round patio space perfect for eating the restaurant's pizza, chicken or Chicago "Hot Dog" Burger, according to Eater Chicago.
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Rooftop at Torali
Rooftop at Torali
nAddress: 160 E. Pearson St.
nAscend to the 12th floor of Water Tower Place to relax in Torali's luxurious rooftop space that specializes in cocktails and Italian food.
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Somerset
Somerset
nAddress: 1112 N. State St.
nAfter a shortened 2017 patio season due to its late-year opening, Somerset's 90-seat patio will be open for a full run this year.
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Split-Rail Chicago
Split-Rail
nAddress: 2500 W. Chicago Ave.
nSplit-Rail's unconventional comfort food menu including crab dip, reimagined fajitas and wild boar bolognese can be enjoyed out on the patio this season, according to Eater Chicago.
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The Moonlighter
The Moonlighter
nAddress: 3204 W. Armitage Ave.
nDescribed as a "laid-back neighborhood hangout," The Moonlighter is geared up for patio season with a 200-seat, 1,000-square-foot space complete with umbrellas, fireplaces and hanging lights, according to Eater Chicago.
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Pink Taco
Pink Taco
nAddress: 431 N. Wells St.
nThis Los Angeles transplant opened up its first Chicago restaurant this April after its well-known food trucks roamed the streets for years. Naturally, there is a seasonal patio, Eater Chicago reports.
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Nick's Pizza & Pub
Nick's Pizza & Pub
nAddress: 2434 W. Montrose Ave.
nNick's Pizza & Pub is adding a 60-seat patio on top of its already 250-seat interior.
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