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Lincoln Park Outdoor Dining

Outdoor dining is one of Chicago’s favorite summer activities. Grab a bite at one of your favorite Lincoln Park restaurants.

Lincoln – Halsted

Broken English Taco Lincoln Park
2576 N. Lincoln
Broken Taco’s brunch menu stars both traditional and modern breakfast ingredients – alongside creative breakfast cocktails, Mexican sodas and micheladas – in a wildly colorful, art-filled storefronts with seasonal outdoor seating.

Harvest at Lakeshore Athletic Club
1320 W. Fullerton
Seasonal, full-service rooftop restaurant, open daily for lunch and dinner featuring views of the beautiful Chicago skyline.

Kirkwood Bar & Grill
2934 N. Sheffield
Enjoy great food prepared and served by a friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff. Kirkwood is family-friendly and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Lincoln Station
2430-32 N. Lincoln
Lincoln Station is a neighborhood sports bar and grill.

1925 N. Lincoln
Ranalli’s, the longstanding neighborhood pizza joint in Lincoln Park, offers guests classic and fresh pizzas and Italian-focused fare.

Verzenay Patisserie
Verzenay Patisserie is all about recreating and sharing the French passion for designer pastries. Stop by their cafe at 2507 N. Lincoln to enjoy pastries, fresh baked bread, quiche, coffee & more. Bon appetit!

Armitage – Halsted

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
2024 N. Halsted
Enjoy Spanish-inspired sweet & savory favorites and a Bloody Mary bar

Chez Moi
2100 N. Halsted
Admire the chandeliers while you have a glass of wine, savour Chef Dominique’s French feasts and enjoy warm service.

Cedar Palace 
655 W. Armitage
A Mediterranean Restaurant that is bringing the rich, authentic flavors of the Middle Eastern cuisine to Chicago for all.

Geja’s Cafe
340 W. Armitage
Join Geja’s Cafe for an incredible fondue experience with your friends and family.

J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted
More than just a bar, J9 Wine Bar is a gem for grown-ups in the heart of Lincoln Park.

Summer House Santa Monica
1954 N. Halsted
An escape to the warmth and laid-back vibes of the West Coast, complete with beach house décor and a beautiful retractable glass ceiling.

North – Clybourn

80 Proof
1500 N. Wells
80 Proof gives guests a unique dining-to-nightlife experience offering a full bar and approachable menu focused on shareable bar bites, spreads on toast, a selection of grain and salad bowls & handheld offerings.

Located along the Chicago river in the burgeoning Goose Island neighborhood, Azul is an upscale mariscos (seafood) restaurant serving an expansive menu of Latin-inspired fare. The concept combines the ethos of an authentic mariscos restaurant with modern hospitality practices and all the touches of a sophisticated, lively spot.

Benchmark Bar
1510 N. Wells
Join Benchmark Bar for Brunch every Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a $30 Bottomless Brunch Buffet including Smoked Brisket, Omelette & Carving Station, Waffle Bar, Dessert Station and a $20 Mimosa Package.

Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
Broken Barrel Bar is a chef-driven tailgate party with inventive cuisine and house-smoked meats.

Earls Kitchen + Bar
1538 N. Clybourn
Earls offers a friendly, sophisticated setting to gather for lunch, dinner, after work, or for a spirited night out

O’Donovan’s Pub and Restaurant
2100 W. Irving
O’Donovan’s is one of the oldest bars in Chicago. Enjoy comfort food, daily food and drink specials, a beer garden and sidewalk cafe.

Lakefront – Clark

Casati’s Modern Italian
444 W. Fullerton
Casati’s Pizza Vino offers prime quality food at a great price point to introduce Chicagoans to the real tastes of Italy.

Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark
Join Gaslight Bar & Grill the first weekend of the month for their Acoustic Brunch. Enjoy live music with your perfect brunch featuring delicious Bloody Mary’s, chicken & waffles, biscuit sliders and their famous chorizo tacos.

2075 N. Lincoln
Gemini has a made-from-scratch mentality that can be found throughout the dinner and brunch menus with dishes that have roots in classic American cuisine but with Midwest seasonality and sensibility.

The J. Parker
1816 N Clark
Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago. The patio will be open on June 10.

The Kennison
1800 N. Lincoln
Enjoy innovative plays on familiar flavors and dishes. Chef Bill Walker is committed to working with local farmers to create ingredient driven dishes that revolve around both seasonality and sustainability, especially given his close proximity to the Green City Farmer’s Market.

Mesa Urbana
1935 N. Lincoln Park W.
At Mesa Urbana in Lincoln Park, they explore the ingredients & techniques of Latin American cuisine with a travel-minded global approach. Cozy up with a margarita and enjoy succulent carne asada on their gorgeous and secluded patio.

Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N Lincoln Park West
Honoring French cuisine, Mon Ami Gabi devises fresh takes on classic fare.

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