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Best Al Fresco Dining in Old Town Chicago

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What’s better than great food and fellowship during the summer months? Enjoying that great food and fellowship in the great outdoors. Take advantage of the warm air and beautiful sunshine by dining al fresco in Old Town Chicago at these restaurants near The Sinclair.


Kamehachi has been a staple in Chicago al fresco spots for over 40 years. Head here to enjoy a delicious sushi dish, soup or noodles in the outdoor seating area. Expert tip: start out your meal with an oyster or uni shooter. Kamehachi is a 10 minute walk from The Sinclair.

Topo Gigio Ristorante

Topo Gigio Ristorante brings Tuscany to Old Town with authentic dishes like the linguine delle cinque terre or the eggplant alla parmigiana. Don’t forget to pair your dish with a glass of pinot noir. Take your meal in the lovely outdoor garden during the summer. Topo Gigio Ristorante is a nine minute walk from The Sinclair.

Kanela Breakfast Club

Kanela Breakfast Club is a favorite breakfast and lunch spot in the neighborhood. The Greek-American style menu is chalk full of healthy and delicious food options. Sit outside and order up the lemon blueberry pancakes or the mediterranean quinoa salad. Kanela Breakfast Club is an 11 minute walk from The Sinclair.

La Fournette

Transport to France for an afternoon by stopping in at La Fournette. The bakery’s Parisian seating outdoors will make the perfect backdrop for your next breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or, stop in to buy some fresh bread or pastries. La Fournette is an 11 minute walk from The Sinclair.

How will you experience dining al fresco in Old Town? We hope you enjoy good company, good food and the fresh air while dining out at these lovely little places this summer.

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