The laid-back, mostly residential North Side, Ravenswood, North Center, and Lincoln Square neighborhoods may not have the bustling rooftops and bustling sidewalks of downtown, but they still offer plenty of great places to drink at. outside in good weather. There’s an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and bars here with patios and beer gardens that provide cozy retreats for al fresco drinking. Many also have covered and heated spaces which prevent a change in the forecast from being too disruptive. These nine locations offer a great place to relax outdoors with a refreshing cocktail or local beer.
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To note: The restaurants on this map are listed geographically.