Restaurants Reopening for Outdoor Dining: A running list of restaurants back open after the COVID-19 pandemic
Chicago’s restaurants are slowly reopening as the city is allowing outdoor dining. Bars without food are still left without a lifeline as they remain closed. Many are hopeful restaurants will be allowed to reopen indoor dining later in June, but for now, patio season is back in Chicago.
The following are just some restaurants that have reopened their patios. It will be updated periodically. For a list on available takeout and delivery options, go here.
Fulton Market: Lettuce Entertain You’s rooftop Mediterranean restaurant Aba has reopened with limited seating for groups of six or less, according to a rep. Its patio menu includes several varieties of hummus, hot and cold mezze, kebabs, cocktails, and more. Reservations are required via Tock. Aba, 302 N. Green Street, Open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
River North: Riverfront restaurant RPM Seafood from LEYE has resumed dine-in service on its patio with an abbreviated menu of seafood, steaks, and burgers. Each party is allotted a two-hour time slot and reservations are required via Tock. RPM Seafood, 317 N. Clark Street, Open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Thursday; 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.