Looking for a nice place to enjoy a meal or drink outside while taking in the beautiful views of Chicago? Here is a list of popular rooftop bars and restaurants in and around Chicago’s Lincoln Park.
1320 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL
Harvest is a full-service rooftop bar and restaurant, open daily for lunch and dinner at Lincoln Park’s Lakeshore Sport & Fitness health club. This hidden gem features both indoor and al fresco dining options overlooking the beautiful Chicago skyline. With heated domes and patio, the restaurant/bar is able to stay open year-round. Curling is even available during the winter months!
Harvest is open to members and non-members of the club. They also offer space rental for private events.
233 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL
The Sky Terrace lounge sits on the 16th story rooftop of the Ivy Hotel. They offer a selection of small bites and a fully stocked bar ready to make your favorite cocktails. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views of downtown Chicago on a number of tables or comfy couches.
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL
The Z Bar is set atop The Peninsula Chicago hotel where you can see iconic views such as famous Michigan Avenue. You’ll not only enjoy breathtaking views, but also exotic cuisine paired with exquisite cocktails, wines, and beers.
1816 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
The J Parker atop the Hotel Lincoln is a great place for a pre-dinner cocktail or night out on the town. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, you can enjoy unobstructed water views. The menu includes plenty of signature cocktails, as well as small and large plate options. They also rent out space for private events.
1608 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
The colorful decor, furniture, and plants of Utopian Tailgate rooftop bar & restaurant deliver a one-of-a-kind dining experience. They boast “chill vibes” and a “party atmosphere” for their indoor/outdoor seating areas above renowned comedy club Second City. You can enjoy interactive games such as putterball, super-sized Jenga, Plinko, drinking games, disco dance party, and more. Their menu includes food, drinks, and desserts.
1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL
Raise your spirits, expectations, and your glass at Raised, an Urban Rooftop Bar in Chicago. Their indoor/outdoor seating features breathtaking views of the Chicago River and surrounding cityscapes. Their menu consists mostly of American bar food, but they source all their ingredients locally (within 300 miles of the bar). Their array of wine, beer, and cocktails complements the American cuisine, with house-made cocktails and local craft beers being the focal point.
2018 West North Ave, Chicago, IL
The Up Room rooftop lounge sits atop the boutique hotel The Robey Chicago, the tallest building for miles. You’ll be able to see plenty from up on the 13th floor. You have the option of relaxing on low sofas inside near the bar or take in the views and admire the building’s spire outside on the terrace.
1118 N State St, Chicago, IL
Grab a table, soak in the pool, or lounge in comfy furniture on the 18th floor of the Viceroy Chicago hotel at the Devereaux rooftop bar. You can enjoy craft cocktails and delicious bites as you take in unobstructed views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s picturesque skyline.
What better way to enjoy a cold drink in your hand than while lounging in the pool surrounded by Chicago’s beautiful skyline?! The Skyline Bar is located in the Aon Center in downtown Chicago as part of Lakeshore Sport & Fitness at Illinois Center. This unique rooftop bar features drink specials, entertainment, and a rooftop swimming pool.
Skyline Bar is open to members and non-members of the club.Tags: chicago rooftop, Chicago rooftop restaurants, Rooftop dining, rooftop restaurants