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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tecalitlan Mexican Kitchen & Margarita Bar
1538 N. Clybourn
Family-owned establishment and long-time favorite for Chicagoans, Tecalitlan has been serving up authentic Mexican cuisine served since 1973.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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