Nothing screams summer like a beautiful day spent relaxing on an outdoor patio with a cold beer in hand…or seltzer or cider. If that sounds like the makings of a perfect afternoon, then you’ll definitely want to hit up one of these beer garden hot spots.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden
Try: A Cider, seltzer, or beer.
Neighborhood: West Loop
Try: Something off their extensive beer list or a house-made cocktail.
Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden
Try: One of their craft beers on draft — over 100 in bottles and a huge Vintage Beer collection.
Miller Light Beer Garden at Navy Pier
Try: Classic Bavarian bar bites and beer!
Neighborhoods: West Loop, Wicker Park, and River North
Try: Drafts from a rotating beer list and a dessert taco!
Try: Local Chicago beers
Written by: Maggie Kmiecik