Summer Patios Around the Heritage Corridor

As the weather begins to warm up, it is time to take advantage of the outdoors again. Enjoy every moment of summer as the wind blows through your hair and the sun shines bright while you dine on great meals and sip on tasty beverages. Summer patios are starting to open back up for the season. Here is a list of restaurants, wineries, and breweries where you can enjoy an outside dinning around the Heritage Corridor:


Ashbury’s Bar & Grill at Boughton Ridge Bolingbrook, IL

Enjoy a tasty meal while watching golfers take on this beautiful golf course.

Ashbury's outside patio


Pesciolino Osteria Channahon, IL

Feel the fresh air surround you while protected under a hooded patio, enjoying authentic handmade pasta and fresh seafood.

Pesciolino Osteria outside patio

Chuck’s Southern Comforts Café Darien, IL

Treat yourself to some of the tastiest eats in the Chicagoland area as you dine outside on their open patio.

Chuck's outside patio

Friaco’s Mexican Restaurant Joliet, IL

This family-owned restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere with the perfect front patio to enjoy some of the tastiest authentic Mexican food around.

Friaco's outside dinning

Jitters Coffee House Joliet, IL

Enjoy their freshly made breakfast and lunch outside under one of their umbrella tables to help block all the sun while you feast.

Jitter outside dining

Barolo Restaurant Joliet, IL

Feel the wind through your hair while enjoying the company of friends on this shaded patio, indulging in tasty authentic Italian cuisine.

Barolo outside dining

Chévere Latin Café Joliet, IL

Get a better view of the Rialto Square Theatre’s beautiful architecture while enjoying delicious flavors of Venezuelan Fusion flavors.

Chevere Latin Cafe outside dining

Uptown Grill LaSalle, IL

Located in the Starved Rock area, soak up the sun while being surrounded by a beautiful outside atmosphere filled with colorful flowers.

outside dining at Uptown grill

The Public Landing Restaurant and Banquet Center Lockport, IL

Housed in the historic Gaylord Building, this upscale casual eatery overlooks the I&M Canal and Lincoln Landing Park.

outside dining at The Public Landing

Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center Oglesby, IL

Experience the Back Door Lounge where you can sit back, relax and dine, while you enjoy an endless view of Starved Rock State Park.

outside dining at Starved Rock State park

Red Dog Grill Ottawa, IL

Known as Starved Rock Country’s best waterfront dinning, dive into their splendid menu, enjoying gourmet American and seafood cuisine overlooking a world-class marina.

Outside dining at Red Dog grill

Lodi Tap House Utica, IL

Dine outside in the middle of the quaint downtown covered in lights and a friendly atmosphere.

outside dining at Lodi Tap House


Wine & Cheese Company Plainfield, IL

Widen your taste palette at this fine wine and artisan cheese shop downtown Plainfield in their open outside patio surrounded by lights and beautiful flowers.

Wine & Cheese outside patio

Clarks Run Antiques & Wine Utica, IL

Order your glass of wine inside at the bar, then enjoy it outside on their patio while soaking up the sun in Utica.

outside dining at Clarks Run Antiques

MyGrain Brewing Joliet, IL

Located in the historical Joliet Union train station, you can grab a table on their spacious patio while you toast to the weekend.

outside dining at MyGrain Brewing

Pollyanna Brewing Lemont, IL

Enjoy cool and refreshing beverages as you sit on their patio while overlooking the I&M Canal.

outside dining at Pollyanna Brewing

These are just a few locations with outside dining and patios around the Heritage Corridor. Be sure to check out our website for more restaurants, wineries, and breweries in your area with outside dining.

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