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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

Avli Taverna
1335 W. Wrightwood
Recognized as a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2020 & 2021, Avli Taverna is an accessible and sophisticated neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary Greek cuisine and craft cocktails in a chic atmosphere. Dog-friendly seating available.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill
2351 N. Lincoln
Blue Sushi Sake Grill offers an inspired mix of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri available in traditional and vegan options. Dog-friendly seating available.

Cilantro Taco Grill Lincoln Park
2256 N. Orchard
Cilantro Taco Grill is a family-owned fast-casual restaurant serving up authentic Mexican style food. Visit their walk-up window or step inside to order. Dog-friendly seating available.

503 W. Dickens
Guests that dine at DeNucci’s experience an environment that is authentic and approachable, warm and welcoming. Dog-friendly seating available.

Dom’s Kitchen and Market
2730 N. Halsted
Dom’s is serving up well-crafted, locally sourced, globally-inspired food made to order using the carefully curated food found in their market. Dog-friendly seating available.

2075 N. Lincoln
Gemini is a neighborhood American restaurant located in Chicago’s beautiful and historic Lincoln Park.

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. Dog-friendly seating available.

Lincoln Park Pizza
2245 N. Lincoln
Lincoln Park Pizzeria is a family-owned pizza restaurant in its original location on Lincoln Avenue in Chicago since 1986. Authentic recipes handcrafted in small batches have made their pizza what is – simply delicious! Dog-friendly seating available.

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

Parlay Lincoln Park
950 W. Wrightwood
Parlay is a lively, ultramodern sports parlor and dining establishment. With a high-energy atmosphere with elevated bar fare, it aims to be a quintessential gathering spot for sports lovers.

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

Sapori Trattoria
2701 N. Halsted
Sapori is a cozy Italian restaurant serving fresh pasta & other authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere, which creates the perfect backdrop for a first date, an anniversary dinner, or a warm family gathering. Dog-friendly seating available.

Takito Street
2423 N. Lincoln
This culinary oasis offers a fusion of traditional and contemporary Mexican flavors. Pair an expertly crafted street taco, bursting with vibrant flavors, with a hand-shaken margarita, infused with unique twists and served with a side of pure joy. Dog-friendly seating available.

Velvet Taco
2309 N. Lincoln
Velvet Taco is a funky taco spot creating international flavors. They’ve made it their mission to deliver a fresh take on the ubiquitous taco – to elevate it into something more, using the  tortilla as a canvas to make art. Dog-friendly seating available.

Verzenay Patisserie
2507 N. Lincoln
Verzenay Patisserie is all about recreating and sharing the French passion for designer pastries. Stop by their cafe 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.

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

CSK Chicago
1224 W. Webster
CSK Chicago specializes in serving up the best burgers and milkshakes in the city and has a stunning private events space for special occasions, birthdays, bridal showers, corporate gatherings, and more. Dog-friendly seating available.

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. Dog-friendly seating available.

Old Pueblo Cantina
1200 W. Webster
Lincoln Park’s neighborhood cantina is inspired by the nickname for Tucson, AZ and the authentic cuisine of Sonora, Mexico. Dog-friendly seating available.

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.

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

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

Bourgeois Pig Cafe
738 W. Fullerton
Bourgeois Pig offers a wide variety of unique specialty sandwiches & salads using the finest ingredients they can source. Most of their baked goods, such as cookies, muffins & scones, are made in-house from scratch. Dog-friendly seating available.

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. Dog-friendly seating available.

Colectivo Coffee
2530 N. Clark
Colectivo Coffee’s first Chicago cafe is located in the heart of historic Lincoln Park near North Pond and offers a fantastic patio with plenty of seating and an outdoor fire. Dog-friendly seating available.

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.

KALA Modern Greek
2523 N. Clark
KALA was born to elevate traditional Greek food and bring flavors from the streets of Greece. They pay homage to Greek fare while offering modern flavors and innovative processes. Dog-friendly seating available.

Mesa Urbana
1935 N. Lincoln Park West
Enjoy al fresco dining in a truly hidden gem nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac in Chicago’s beautiful Lincoln Park offering global flavors inspired by Mexican cuisine.

Sushi Hall
2630 N. Clark
Sushi Hall serves fresh sushi and Asian cuisine in a beautifully designed, yet, comfortable setting.

The Fat Shallot
2486 N. Clark
The Fat Shallot brings delicious, made-to-order sandwiches and sides to a spot near you. Dog-friendly seating available.

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 Lakefront Restaurant at Theater on the Lake
2401 N. Lake Shore Drive
An upscale tavern offering a seasonal Midwestern menu with spectacular lake and skyline views.

The Original Pancake House
616 W. Diversey
Drawing from their extensive knowledge in the culinary field, and broad working experience of authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes, OPH offers a rare and delicious menu that has gained national acclaim. Dog-friendly seating available.

The Wiener’s Circle
2622 N. Clark
Straight from the wiener’s mouth himself: “We’re slinging drinks and dawgs. You can grab a beer while you get your verbal abuse. Come meet Chicago’s finest!” Dog-friendly seating available.

Vanille Patisserie
2108 N. Clark
French pastry shop offering Individual Pastries, Macarons, Stud Muffins, Grande Desserts, Viennoiserie, Decorated Sugar Cookies, Confections and Chocolates. Dog-friendly seating available.

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