Patios, rooftops, sidewalk cafes—if you want to dine alfresco, here are some great spots that have opened since last summer.

New patios are constantly popping up around Chicago. Here’s Crain’s roundup of outdoor dining spaces around downtown that have opened since last summer that are worth checking out.

302 N. Green St., 773-645-1400
Mediterranean restaurant Aba has a 4,000-square-foot rooftop patio that’s open until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, midnight Friday and Saturday, and 10 p.m. Sunday. The second collaboration between chef CJ Jacobson and Lettuce Entertain You, Aba debuted in Fulton Market last June.

Bar Ramone
441 N. Clark St., 312-985-6909
In the heart of River North, Bar Ramone features a small sidewalk patio, next to another popular drinking establishment by Lettuce Entertain You, Three Dots and a Dash. Bar Ramone is Lettuce’s first wine bar. It opened last August.