Funkenhausen: This West Town spot is back in action, serving up their German-Southern fare on their sidewalk patio.Aba, photo by Jeff Marini Beatnik: In West Town, Beatnik opens its courtyard Garden Oasis complete with a massive retractable roof. Plants and antique decor are used to create an intimate space with aesthetically pleasing barriers between tables. Ina Mae Tavern: Get a taste of New Orleans at Ina Mae Tavern in Wicker Park. The patio is open to enjoy food, sno-balls, frozen drinks, and more. Seating is first come, first served.
Roots Handmade Pizza: This Quad Cities-style pizza spot is now open with expanded outdoor patio service at all three locations — West Town, Lincoln Square, and Old Town. Homestead On The Roof: Located directly above Roots in West Town, Homestead On The Roof has opened their rooftop patio. They’ll serve West Town Bakery & Diner far in the morning until the early afternoon, then the Roots menu and The Berkshire Room craft cocktails in the late afternoon and evening. Paradise Park: This trendy Wicker Park spot is back in action. Their large patio is now open to enjoy specialty pizzas and summer-y cocktails, like Prosecco and popsicles.
etta: The rooftop at etta in Wicker Park is now open for lunch and dinner, weather permitting. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 90 Miles Cuban Cafe: This ultra-popular patio is now open in Logan Square (a stones throw from Wicker Park). Order a Cubano, ropa vieja, and other Cuban classics — and don’t forget to BYOB.ess Big Star: Order a round of tacos and margs on Big Star patio. Both the Wrigleyville and Wicker Park locations are now open from 11:30 a.m. till late. Reservations are required, book your table via Tock.
Frontier: Head to Frontier in Wicker Park for a patio party all weekend long. Enjoy burgers, char-grilled oysters and ribs on the grill, plus a full bar. Seating is first come, first served. The Fifty/50: This sports bar in Wicker Park is open with expanded outdoor patio service and a revamped food and beverage program. West Town Bakery & Diner: This casual spot is now open bright and early everyday for outdoor patio dining with a revamped food menu. You can also stop inside for counter service coffee, pastries, and grab-and-go sandwiches.