Chicago streets open for outdoor dining – Rush Street. The City will be closing select streets to traffic again this year to enable expanded outdoor dining. Sidewalk patios will be extended into the street and at some locations there will be a few communal tables set up for dining on carry-out.
Dine out on Rush – Closure on Rush from Oak (1000N) to Cedar (1100N)
Northbound CTA 36 buses will be rerouted (check the CTA website for updates) from State to west on Oak, Oak to Clark, then resumes the normal route on Clark.
Southbound CTA 36 buses will be rerouted (check the CTA website for updates) via Clark, then east on Oak, Oak to State, then resumes the normal route on State.
Dates & Times: Rush Street is closed until further notice. Days and times of operation vary by restaurant. You should always call before heading out because a restaurant may not have outdoor dining available due to weather, staffing, etc. Also depending on when you’re going you may want to make a reservation.
Chicago streets open for outdoor dining – Rush Street – Participating Restaurants – 2021 Participants
All of the following have tables out on the street.
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 N Rush St · (312) 266-8999
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, 1024 N Rush St, (312) 640-0999
Tavern On Rush, 1031 N Rush St, (312) 664-9600
Carmine’s, 1043 N Rush St, (312) 988-7676
Dine out on Rush – Closure Bellevue Place from State to first alley east of Rush.
Original Pancake House, 22 E. Bellevue, (312) 642-7917. No outdoor tables just excellent Apple Pancake!
LuxBar, 18 E Bellevue Pl, (312) 642-3400
Lou Malnati’s, 1120 N State St, (312) 725-7777 They don’t have seating in the street but on the sidewalk on State St.
Dine out on Rush – Closure Division Street from State to Dearborn
Hopsmith Chicago, 15 West Division St, (312) 600-9816. They have a tent but I’m not sure where it is located. It may be in the alley.
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