As temperatures creep up and Chicagoans begin to emerge from wintertime hibernation, the city's best rooftop restaurants offer premium spots to enjoy a meal in the newfound sunshine—or, in the event of a chilly late spring evening, beneath the warmth of a massive heat lamp. We've found sky-high options to suit every dining mood, whether you're looking to feast on a towering plate of French toast at the best brunch in Chicago, grab some classic pub grub or spring for a night out at one of the fanciest Chicago hotels. Like all Chicago restaurants, the locations on this list are still subject to capacity limits, so it's best to call ahead or make a reservation before visiting. And as always, we'll continue to update as more restaurants open their doors for the summer season.
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