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Come summertime, Chicagoans emerge from hibernation and flock to the best rooftop bars Chicago has to offer. And heck, we deserve all the sunshine and frosé after our long and brutal winters. As the thermometer creeps up above 60 degrees, we're scoping out the best new Chicago rooftops and patios that opened in the last year—and a few that are still in the works. The latest crop includes some of the best new restaurants in Chicago, like Le Sud, Aba and Mini Mott. Plenty of exciting new Chicago bars made the list, too, offering summer-ready cocktails, endless pours of rosé and ice-cold beer. Grab your sunglasses and SPF and book it to the best new rooftops and patios in Chicago this summer.
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