Outdoor Dining

Outdoor Dining

The outdoor patios are open! Dining outside can feel like a quick escape from reality and a bit like you’re on vacation. We’ve put together a list of local spots to ensure that you’re spending as much time outside as possible this summer.
Check out the guide for your favorite spot or discover somewhere new…we’ll see you outside.

*on the water


Biaggi’s | Houlihan’s |On the Border | Port Edward* | Moretti’s | Village Vintner | Scorched Earth (food trucks or food delivery)

Barrington Area

Broken Oar* | Cooper’s Hawk | Egg Harbor | Francesca’s | Incontro A Tavola | Kelsey Roadhouse | Lucky Monk | Neoteca | Onion Pub | Pinstripes | Shakou


Cary Ale House | Coleman’s in the Park | Dead End* | Galati’s Hideaway | Tony V | Tracks

Crystal Lake

Benedict’s La Strada | The Cottage | Chen’s | Crystal Lake Rib House | da Baffone | Duke’s Ale House | Duke’s on the Water* | Fire Bar | Goal Line | Kyoto |  Lou Malnati’s | M Supper Club | Tony’s Cafe| Village Squire | Crystal Lake Brewing (food trucks or food delivery)

Deer Park Area

Beelow’s| La Hacienda | Uncle Julio’s

Fox Lake Area

Antonio’s* | Captain Quarter’s* | Dockers | El Puerto Mexican* | Moretti’s

McHenry Area

Addison’s Steakhouse | After the Fox* | Bimbo’s Italian Kitchen | Buddyz Pizzeria* | Chain O’ Lakes Brewing Company | D.C. Cobb’s | Kief’s Reef* | The Snuggery* | Stucky’s Bar & Grill | Vickie’s Place*


Emmett’s Brewing Co | Lamplighter Inn


Dock’s* | Lindy’s Landing* | Sidelot Brewery | Slyce


Ortmann’s Red Iron Tavern | Public House | Red Mill | Mia Passione Restaurant

Lake Geneva Area

Abbey Resort Restaurants* | Lake Lawn Resort Restaurants* | Baker House* | Chuck’s* | Duffy’s* | Gino’s East* | Gordy’s Boat House* | Oakfire | Pier 290*| Popeye’s* | Snug Harbor* | Sorecher’s* | The Village Supper Club

See one we missed, let us know!

Disclosure: this is not a paid or sponsored post.