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Patio season is back…..with limitations.

Patio season is back…..with limitations.

Patio Season Is Back: Restaurants and Bars with Outdoor Seating this Summer.

Beginning May 29th Governor Pritzker is allowing bars & restaurants to open for outdoor dining only.  We’ve assembled a list of a few establishments to get you started with weekend planning.  The list will be updated as more information becomes available to us.

Please Note: Because each business offers varying operating days/hours, we highly recommend contacting or visiting their website before making the trip.  Remember, please be kind and respectful of any new operating procedures.  Everyone is doing their best to keep patrons and staff safe while enjoying their establishment. Prost!


Al’s Cafe
Big Skillet
Billy Bricks
Blue Box Cafe
Burnt Toast Restaurant 
Cafe Roma
Carmina’s Mexican Restaurant
Danny’s on Douglas
Elgin Public House
Jimmy’s Charhouse
Nick’s Pizza & Pub
Old Republic Kitchen + Bar
Old Towne Inn
Paul’s Family Restaurant 
Plank Road Tap Room
Rhyno’s Roadside 
Rookie’s All American Pub & Grill
Sammy’s Mexican Grill


2 Toots Restaurant
Ambrosia Greek Eatery
Bannerman’s Sports Grill
Marco’s Pizza 
Moretti’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 
O’Hare’s Pub & Restaurant
Pasta Mia 
Savoury Restaurant 
The Still Bar & Grill 


Meat & Potato Eatery
Randall Roadhouse
Spotted Fox Ale House – Spring Hill Mall
Village Pizza & Pub


Aliano’s Ristorante
Bandito Barneys Beach Club
Black & Gray Brewing Co.
Diamond  Jim’s 
Mockingbird Bar + Garden 
River Street Tavern 
Rosie O’Hare’s Public House
Santa’s Village Drive-Up Food Fair
Van’s Frozen Custard & Burgers 


Cruisin Bar & Eatery 
Pub 72 


Copper Barrel on State 
Red Ox Restaurant & Bar


Milk House
Niko’s Tavern & Neighborhood Grill
Outpost Tavern


Briana’s Pancake Cafe
Coronado Mexican Kitchen
Dee’s Place – Chicago Soul Food
M.A. Burger & Brews
Our Place (Tailgating Only)
Riverside Pizza & Pub 
Spirels Yogurt Delites
Stanley’s Ale House & Restaurant 
Village Tavern & Grill
The Village Squire Restaurant 


The Chubby Bullfrog 
Chunky Dog Bar & Grill
Craft Donuts + Coffee
The Village Squire Restaurant  
West Dundee VFW
Woodfire Dundee


More updates to come!


Additional Local Resources

Bartlett Area Chamber 
Downtown Neighborhood Association 
Elgin Area Chamber
Hampshire Area Chamber
Northern Kane County Chamber