4th of July – 30 Patios to Have a Hotdog or Burger on
This Independence Day, celebrate on some of Lakeview East & Wrigleyville’s best patios.
Enjoy a burger or hot dog in the crisp summer air & support local businesses. With picturesque views, savory burgers, classic Chicago hotdogs and more, be sure to spend this long weekend in the neighborhood. Vegan options are available from some of these locations so there is something for everyone!
Al’s has been the sandwich of Chicago for 82 years, a true food icon, winner of over 150 culinary & critic awards, and has become a destination for people from across the world. This Chicago-based chain is known for overstuffed Italian beef sandwiches & classic Chicago hot dogs. Enjoy classic Chicago far on their patio overlooking Clark Street and soak in the ambiance of Wrigleyville
Big and littles is a counter-serve eatery featuring seafood & meat tacos along with po’ boys, burgers & fries. Featured on the Food Network and Diners, Drive-in’s and Dives, these Chicago classics are sure to make your mouth water.
Located next door to historic Wrigley Field, Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern delivers a memorable and elevated dining experience with four expansive bars, two outdoor terraces and stunning views of historic Wrigley Field and the Chicago skyline. Providing locals and visitors a year round gathering space to celebrate while feasting on a robust menu of classic sports-bar fare matched with a new twist on tavern-style dining and cold craft beer
Get ready for a go-to hot dog destination by day, sports bar by night! Get the best of both worlds at Clark St. Dog by enjoying their Chicago-style hot dog while sipping on a cold Goose Island for only $3.50 every day of the week. Hot dogs + cold beer + patio = the best!
Located across the street from historic Wrigley Field, this sports bar is “the place” for Cubs pre- and post-game festivities. With a spacious patio, you can enjoy live music, watch your favorite sporting event, choose your favorite dish from the menu, or just stop by for a drink. Hit a “home run” this season with Cubby Bear Lounge Chicago!
DryHop makes exclusive craft beers available only here in Lakeview East. Every dish that comes from their kitchen is inspired by the craft beer they brew and designed to mirror our neighborhood attitude. Prepare to discover the absolute perfection of drinking a craft beer at the source on their sidewalk patio on a sunny, summer day.
This 2-level bar is great for you & your closest friends to experience not only one, but 2 unique hangouts. The first floor is an industrial-style sports bar while the upstairs is an upscale club. Not only is it massive, but there is also an outdoor patio decked out in all things baseball
If you love hot dogs and burgers, you will love this Chicago-style hot dog and burger emporium. Enjoy their extremely affordable, delicious food on their unique sidewalk cafe. They were rated one of Chicago’s best places to get a Chicago-style hot dog, and you know how picky Chicagoans are about their hot dogs
This classic sports bar located in the heart of Wrigleyville offers a large selection of comfort food (LOTS of tacos) along with an outstanding beer menu. Their Insta worthy patio is adorned with the cutest string lights and hanging flags.
This charming Wrigleyville pizza place is one you won’t want to miss. Happy Camper is a trendy and upbeat spot made for having a great time, great food and drink, and great vibes all around. With a year-round patio, rooftop bar, and vibrant decor, this is the best place take a little camping trip. (No tent-assembly required!)
This spacious, Wrigleyville bar prides themselves on being an upbeat, fun spot to stop by before and after the Cub’s games. Eating on their sidewalk cafe located right off Clark Street will fill you with Cubbie fever before or after catching a game when the Cubs are back in session. They have delicious, classic deep dish along with a large beer selection
Lark’s dining experience is hip, fun, and perfect for date nights . The food menu features “best of” casual comfort food including artisan wood-fired pizza, burgers, sandwiches, and entrées. Enjoy their signature cocktails while playing a game under their string-lit patio
Named after Bobby Dorr, the longtime Wrigley Fields Groundskeeper, this destination features vintage ballpark elements, including Bobby’s storied horseshoe. They serve brews from local breweries to bring you delicious Chicago beers while cheering on the Chicago Cubs in a picturesque alley. Can you get any more Chicago than that?
Matisse is a neighborhood tavern with an eclectic Gastropub menu including made-from-scratch items and the best quality meats. Check out the cozy lounge with TVs, a fireplace, full-service bar including martinis, and craft and specialty cocktails. Relax with friends all summer long on the outdoor patio with a copper mug of their famous Moscow Mule or a cold craft beer. The hand-picked wine list changes seasonally so you’ll always find a new grape discovery to sample
This Wrigleyville phenomenon is a must-see in all of Chicago. Murphy’s Bleachers is a staple for the most loyal Cubs fans. Their rooftop looks right into Wrigley Field! Book the rooftop on their website to host future parties & enjoy a Chicago classic Cubs game when they’re back in play!
Raising Cane’s has recently opened in the neighborhood! Known for their chicken tenders and specialty cane’s sauce, they are the perfect spot for a quick bite before the game. Cane’s is known for its great crew, cool culture, and active community involvement. Their patio is filled with picnic tables and shaded so you can enjoy your meal and people watch at the same time
Rizzo’s Bar & Inn gives you the best of both worlds with a great sports bar with a huge beer garden to drink at during the day and night. The “Inn” is an apartment space upstairs that you can rent on Airbnb! Enjoy their Tulum themed outdoor space adorned with tropical plants and cabanas.
Enjoy American inspired shared plates and exclusive craft cocktails in an energetic, social atmosphere, especially on their sunny, sidewalk patio. Join The River on the weekends for drag performances over brunch. Its refined environment is ideal for happy hour, dinner, weekend brunch, or your private event
Classic American fare is plentiful at Roadhouse 66 Gad & Grill. Their philosophy is simple: A laid back, roadside stop from the hustle and bustle of life. They neighborhood joint where everyone is welcome and well taken care of. With a large menu of burgers, pizza, wings and more and their covered outdoor space to keep you safe from the elements.
Roscoe’s Tavern first opened on April 1, 1987 and helped change the face of the Lakeview neighborhood and the gay bar business in Chicago. Roscoe’s continues to flourish today as a fun and entertaining place for the most adventuresome customer. Whether you go to drink, dance, sing, shoot pool, dine at their sidewalk cafe or hang out in the outdoor garden by the fireplace, there is something for everyone
Burgers, Beers & Whiskey. Those 3 words are music to our ears. This local corner bar has something for everyone to enjoy. Outstanding food, comfortable outdoor patio, awesome beer selection– what else could you ask for? This place seriously ROCKS!
Sluggers World Class Sports Bar & Grill and Dueling Piano Bar
This ‘sports bar on steroids’ has a view of the famous Wrigley Field marquee right outside on their sidewalk patio. With a full sports bar food and drink menu, Sluggers is aa Wrigleyville staple for dueling pianos, arcade games, and of course, batting cages
Located just steps from the ballpark and underneath the CTA-Addison Red Line Station, The Sports Corner Bar and Grill is the perfect place to gather on game day. In addition to its two indoor levels, The Sports Corner Bar and Grill offers a side street patio and a rooftop bar with fantastic views. Listen to the sounds of the game or concert from The Sports Corner Bar and Grill
Stella’s Diner has been family owned and operated since 1962. As a long time staple in the Lakeview East neighborhood of Chicago Stan’s invites you to join their family for great food, good conversation, and a family oriented atmosphere on our sidewalk cafe right on Broadway.
Located in Chicago’s historic Wrigleyville neighborhood, this modern sports bar and grille features contemporary cuisine and wine at affordable prices. Vines on Clark offers something for everyone. In addition to having one of the largest outdoor patios near Wrigley Field, Vines on Clark also features a fireplace lounge and separate roof deck
This cozy, laid back restaurant is the perfect place to catch up friends for drinks. In the heart of Boystown on Halsted, enjoy delicious gourmet American food while enjoying their full-service bar & cute outdoor patio. You can’t miss out on their Happy Hour Sunday-Friday where they have $5 appetizers, $5 beer & wine, $5 mimosas and $5 house cocktails.
The Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club is a premier destination venue for every type of occasion and every demographic. With an innovative martini and cocktail list of more than 200 offerings, upscale contemporary cuisine, entertainment by the world-famous Kit Kat Divas (beautiful drag queens) and sleek “South Beach meets Hollywood” inspired decor, Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club is truly a world-class entertainment hotspot. The best place for dinner and a show or for divalicious brunch
Mordecai offers an upscale twist on classic foods paired with vintage spirits. Upstairs, Hush Money offers expertly prepared cocktails focused on fresh, seasonal flavors and a selection of rare spirits. Enjoy al fresco dining in the heart of Wrigleyville at this new posh hotspot
This vegan chain offering sandwiches, salads, faux meats & sides in a modern, counter-service setting serves up vegan options all day. Stand Up Burgers is reimagining the burger to deliver delicious & decadent food that is completely plant-based. All the flavor, none of the guilt
Uncommon Ground is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner daily, featuring contemporary comfort cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal, regional, organic ingredients and live performances. Greenstar Brewing is attached to the restaurant and features an ever changing selection of seasonal and certified organic beer. The bar features house infused organic cocktails and an eclectic American wine list. Enjoy the organic vegetable lined sidewalk café in the summer and two warm, cozy fireplaces in the winter
Wrigley’s go-to spot for southern comfort food, delicious beer & country music has a spacious front patio with local views of Wrigleyville! If you are an Alabama fan, this is the place for you. They usually have live bands performing on the weekends but check their website to see their live band schedule when live music is back. Roll Tide!