When summer finally arrives, there's no better place to spend a sunny afternoon than clutching a cold glass beneath an umbrella in a beer garden in Chicago. Many of these outdoor drinking locales are known for their scenic patios, with some hiding behind Chicago dive bars, set up in taproom parking lots or on rooftops. Once you've snagged a table (you may need to make a reservation), you can order burgers, barbecue or frites to enjoy while you sip beer from Chicago breweries. Find a comfortable spot and settle in for the evening with our guide to the best beer gardens in Chicago.
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