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16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago
Parson's Chicken & Fish is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

1. Parson's Chicken & Fish

9.1
2952 W Armitage Ave (btwn N Humboldt & N Richmond), Chicago, IL
Fried Chicken Joint · Logan Square · 182 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: No chunks of ice or instantly melted mess, Parson’s have fine-tuned the art of slushy production. The combination of flavor and texture works wonders to create my favorite frozen drink around town. Read more.

The Orbit Room is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

2. The Orbit Room

2959 N California Ave (at Wellington Ave.), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Northwest Side · 39 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Beyond the retro interior of Avondale’s Orbit Room lays a tropical oasis in the form of a tiki patio. Hidden from view on all sides, you’d never know this spacious patio was even there.

Ten Cat Tavern is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

3. Ten Cat Tavern

8.1
3931 N Ashland Ave (at Irving Park Rd.), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Lakeview · 18 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: If you can tear yourself past the juke box crammed with old-school jazz, and the eclectically furnished back parlor, then you have found the patio and won’t be leaving anytime soon. Read more.

Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

4. Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden

8.7
3258 N Sheffield Ave (at W School St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 105 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Plenty of picnic seating abounds, the center of the garden is anchored by a high-boy bar to set your beers and trees provide ample shade during the peak summer months. Read more.

The Promontory is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

5. The Promontory

8.8
5311 S Lake Park West (at 53rd St), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Hyde Park · 57 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Highlighted by an airy indoor-outdoor layout with two levels of spacious patios. Check out the sublimely tropical coconut tart with passionfruit, rum cream, pineapple, kiwi and lime gel.

Quenchers Saloon is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

6. Quenchers Saloon

2401 N Western Ave (at W Fullerton Ave), Chicago, IL
Pub · Bucktown · 62 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Enjoy free popcorn and your favorite brew in the beer garden, replete with iron-wrought patio chairs, a colorful mural and rocking tunes that will drown out any residual effects of cars gone by.

Kaiser Tiger is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

7. Kaiser Tiger

8.2
1415 W Randolph St (Ogden), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · West Town · 55 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: One of the few outdoor bars that remains so even in the winter: The cold-tolerant can even enjoy curling on the beer garden during the frigid months. And in the summer it turns into a bocce court.

Cleo's Bar & Grill is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

8. Cleo's Bar & Grill

7.9
1935 W Chicago Ave (at Winchester Ave.), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · West Town · 52 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Trying to get away from more routine, tourist destination pizza spots? Then this spot is worth checking out and it’s worth mentioning that their Carnivore pizza (vegan nightmare) is great. Read more.

9. Sportsman's Club

9.0
948 Western Ave (at W Augusta Blvd), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Humboldt Park · 36 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: The fireplace is located outdoors and it's a toasty and popular spot for the constant crowds at this Humboldt Park cocktail palace. Warm up to the fire with a cup of something delicious. Read more.

Bangers & Lace is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

10. Bangers & Lace

8.7
1670 West Division Street, Wicker Park (at Paulina Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 156 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Named one of Draft Magazine’s 100 Best Beer Bars in the Country four years running.

Cork & Kerry is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

11. Cork & Kerry

7.0
10614 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · West Beverly · 8 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Cork & Kerry's massive back patio not only boasts its own bar but it has plenty of seating for larger groups with sunnier spots and cozy tables in the shade.

Howells & Hood is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

12. Howells & Hood

435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Streeterville · 132 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: The restaurant touts the largest draft beer selection in Chicago with 114 unique local and global varieties and arguably one of the biggest outdoor patios downtown where you can enjoy them.

Happy Village is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

13. Happy Village

8.0
1059 N Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · East Ukrainian Village · 52 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: Head inside, grab a cheap drink and keep on going through the back door to a spacious canopied patio. They don't serve food, but you're welcome to have a pizza delivered. Read more.

Billy Sunday is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

14. Billy Sunday

8.7
3143 W Logan Blvd (Logan and Kedzie), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Logan Square · 75 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: This quiet escape might be known for cocktails, but the small plates menu is worth a trip for dinner. Finish it off with an indulgent Baked Alaska, with luxardo cherries and dark chocolate. Read more.

Will's Northwoods Inn is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

15. Will's Northwoods Inn

8.2
3030 N Racine Ave (at W Nelson St), Chicago, IL
Sports Bar · Lakeview · 51 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: A rare selection of more than one Leinenkugel's tap handle, a tiny bathroom and a beer garden that answers all of your casual group-hang bar prayers awaits one and all.

Three Aces is one of 16 Best Outdoor Bars In Chicago.

16. Three Aces

1321 W Taylor St (btwn Throop St & Loomis St), Chicago, IL
Bar · University Village - Little Italy · 97 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: With plenty of picnic seating and umbrellas providing shade during the hot months, guests gravitate toward the patio before they try to find seating inside. Read more.