8 Illinois Restaurants With The Most Amazing Outdoor Patios You’ll Love To Lounge On

Imagine a slightly breezy, summer day with sun peeking through the clouds and the smell of food calling to you from nearby. That’s what you’ll get eating at one of these eight wonderful restaurants with patio seating.

From upscale restaurants to hometown diners, there are beautiful patios all over the state serving dishes of all kinds. Keep scrolling to see what you’ve been missing.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Which restaurants near you have great patios? Share your experiences and photos with us!