The weather is warming up, and spring is finally making its way to Naperville! For many, this means a renewed motivation to get outside and enjoy long days of sunshine and temperate weather. After enjoying the comforts of restaurants boasting warm fires and hearty winter fare, it’s time to enjoy some outdoor dining around Naperville. If you’re looking for charming outdoor seating, we’ve got a few recommendations. Dine under the stars or amongst the flowers at these local establishments.
The Best Outdoor Dining Around Naperville
Empire Burger Bar
Located in downtown Naperville, Empire Burger Bar is well-known for its mouthwatering burgers as well as their spacious roof deck. Empire Burger Bar’s rustic outdoor dining area is the perfect way to enjoy a relaxing meal. Here, you’ll dine on modern re-imaginings of classic fare like tater tots and BLT sandwiches. You’ll love the wide array of burgers topped with traditional toppings as well as out-of-the-box toppings like pineapple, corn fritters, and pimento cheese. The cocktail menu is equally inventive with signature cocktails, such as the “Jon Snow” and the “Bitter Old Man.”
With its picturesque setting, Mesón Sabika is one of Naperville’s best places to enjoy al fresco dining. Located in a historic mansion amid sprawling gardens, Mesón Sabika serves authentic Spanish tapas in a park-like atmosphere. This delightful eatery offers hot and cold tapas as well as a selection of exceptional paellas. Don’t forget to try a signature dessert and a glass of homemade sangria!
Hugo’s Frog Bar and Fish House
Located on Main Street, Hugo’s Frog Bar and Fish House serves up some of the area’s best seafood. An extension of the famed Rush Street location in Chicago, Hugo’s takes advantage of its suburban setting by offering a courtyard patio for outdoor dining. With fish and seafood delivered daily, diners can take advantage of fresh favorites like oysters on the half shell, blackened swordfish, and jumbo lump crab cakes.
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