A Perfect Patio Paradise in Berwyn

Calling all patio people! Whether you want a quick snack and a beverage or you’re looking to sit down for a hearty meal with friends or family, Berwyn offers tons of patios and outdoor seating to enjoy the summer sun at your favorite spots!

(photo courtesy of Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits)

Casual dining

Autre Monde Café & Spirits (6727 W Roosevelt Rd)

Autre Monde is a Mediterranean restaurant with a wine bar/European cafe atmosphere featuring shared plates, farm-to-table sourcing and the flavors of Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Greece and Morocco. Stop by for their 7th Anniversary this Saturday for a complimentary toast to celebrate!

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar #330 (7130 W Cermak Rd)

Berwyn Buffalo Wild Wings’ boldly flavored menu includes boneless wings, specialty burgers and sandwiches, flatbreads, ribs, finger foods, wraps, salads, you name it, but the main attraction continues to be Buffalo NY-style chicken wings.

Buona Restaurant (6745 W Roosevelt Rd)

Enjoy an expanded menu and indulge in the original beef recipe has never been compromised. There’s a reason they were voted Best Combo of the Berwyn’s Best Competition!

Capri Ristorante (6613 W Roosevelt Rd)

As a family owned restaurant, Capri is committed to providing their customers the finest in fresh, quality food, personal service and a comfortable dining atmosphere.

Capri Ristorante Due (6822 W Windsor Ave)

Stop in at Capri’s newest addition to the Depot District! If you work in the Depot District, stop in for lunch between 11am-3pm for 15% off your meal. It’s easy—just present your business card or work badge with a Depot address.

See the Hot Deal here!

City Barbeque (7108 W Cermak Rd)

Stop in at this BBQ joint featuring in-house smoked brisket, pulled pork, turkey, sausage, ribs, & chicken, serving Competition Quality Food with Backyard Hospitality. Bonus: Stop in on Tuesdays for 40% off rib bones!

See the Hot Deal here!

Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge (6715 W Ogden Ave)

As a neighborhood staple for over 16 years, Cigars and Stripes provide more than just another tavern experience. It’s their pleasure to share their passion for art, quality entertainment, delicious BBQ and great beer. Try their Backyard Burger, winner of Berwyn’s Best Burger and their Smoked Wings, winner of Berwyn’s Best Wings!

The Garage Smokehouse & Bar (3202 S Grove Ave)

Enjoy great Texas style BBQ slow smoked to perfection, a wide variety of beer, craft liquors and live entertainment at The Garage Smokehouse and Bar.

La Lupita Restaurant (6539 W Cermak Rd)

Enjoy your meal on the patio at this family-owned Mexican restaurant featuring tacos, burritos and tortas while also offering Mexican favorites like pozole, which was recently featured on Chicago’s Best TV!

Lalo’s Restaurant (3011 S Harlem Ave)

Full service, causal Mexican restaurant specializing in authentic Mexican fare with a vast tequila menu and margaritas to match.

Lavergne’s Tavern (6546 W Windsor Ave)

Lavergne’s Tavern features a chef-driven menu and local beer selection with 20 rotating beers on tap. From craft cocktails to a kid-friendly menu, Lavergne’s has something for everyone. If you’re stopping in for brunch, check out their Avocado Toast, winner of Berwyn’s Best Egg Dish and their Cucumber Mojito, winner of Berwyn’s Best Cocktail.

Michael Anthony’s Pizzeria & Bar (6434 W Ogden Ave)

Full service bar, pizza and much more. Stop in this Sunday for Father’s Day starting at 10am for Mexico vs Germany and enjoy $3.75 pint Modelo’s with a free Modelo boot with each one. Plus, there will be free Mexican pizza during the 2nd half!

Check out the Facebook event!

Nonna D’s Pizzeria & Sports Bar (7109 W Roosevelt Rd)

Nonna D’s is not your typical Italian restaurant. Enjoy high-quality food at a reasonable price and come see what everyone’s talking about!

Paisans Pizzeria & Bar (6226 W Ogden Ave)

Paisans is a full service restaurant, bar, and banquet space serving gourmet burgers, fresh salads, handmade pastries, and their famous pizza. Peruse their menu as you enjoy the summer sun on their patio! Be sure to try their Supreme Pizza, winner of Berwyn’s Best Pizza.

Panera Bread (7050 W Cermak Rd)

Panera believes that good food, food you can feel good about, can bring out the best in all of us.

Zacatacos – Cermak (6212 W Cermak Rd)

Zacatacos’ mission is to serve its customers quality authentic, homemade tastes prepared from scratch daily using quality ingredients. Find out why they won Berwyn’s Best Burrito!


Coffee Joints

1890 Cafe (7135 Windsor Ave)

Whether you’re waiting for your train or want to get yourself a nitro cold brew to cool off this summer along with a side of delicious pastries, the Depot District’s newest coffee house is the place to be!

Avito Caffe (6510 W Ogden Ave)

Enjoy a cup of joe at Berwyn’s original coffee house since 2001. Be sure to try their Cafe Nutella, winner of Berwyn’s Best Coffee!

Friendly Coffee Lounge (6731 W Roosevelt Rd)

Enjoy your coffee and snack while enjoying music! The lounge is a comfortable space to enjoy coffee and snacks with top-speed Wifi. Music is all around with lessons at Friendly School and live at the Tap, so you’ll never miss a beat here!

Lunges ‘N Lattes (6805 W Stanley Ave)

Serving premium coffee and teas, cold pressed juices, smoothies, and healthy snacks daily and also the home of Fit Club and Blissful Owl, get yourself a healthy boost of energy here.

Mission House Café (6818 W 34th St)

At Mission House Cafe your cup counts! Each time you choose Mission House Cafe, you are supporting both local and global outreach efforts. Grab a delicious bite to eat, your favorite beverage and enjoy the summer sun while knowing you made a difference!

Starbucks (7124 W Cermak Rd)

Hang out at this popular coffee spot and enjoy a new trendy frap or your favorite hot or cold cup of joe and a quick bite to eat!



(photo courtesy of SyDrone Photography)

Cold Treats

Gina’s Italian Ice (6737 W Roosevelt Rd)

Gina’s Italian Ice Lemonade has been giving Berwyn delicious cold treats since 1977. Recently featured in Eater Chicago’s top Italian Ice Spots and also winner of Berwyn’s Best Frozen Dessert, head over to this Roosevelt Road staple, get yourself some delicious ice, grab a seat outside and find out why!

La Michoacana Premium (6533 W Cermak Rd)

Come and enjoy Mexican nieve (ice cream), paletas (popsicles) and other fresh and delicious dairy and fruit treats.

The Freeze (6621 W 26th St)

Indulge in a childhood favorite this summer at The Freeze (formerly known as Tastee Freez), serving its customers since 1950.


Quick Bites

Big Guys Sausage Stand (7021 W Roosevelt Rd)

Offering homemade sausages, hand ground burgers, daily specials, soup and chili, this may be your favorite summer go-to.

Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza (7122 W Cermak Rd)

Blaze Pizza serves pizza with fresh, made-from-scratch dough, healthful, artisanal ingredients and fast fire’d to perfection.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (7140 W Cermak Rd)

Food with integrity is our commitment to finding the very best ingredients raised with respect for the animals, environment and farmers. Each ingredient is laid out in front of you for the perfect combination as your burrito, bowl, tacos, or salad is prepared exactly the way you want it.

Culver’s (6943 W Roosevelt Rd)

From Midwest-raised beef to dairy produced in Wisconsin, Culver’s uses only the finest, most wholesome ingredients and cook everything to order. Try their famous butterburger and cool down with a fresh frozen custard today!

Five Guys Burgers and Fries (7150 W Cermak Rd)

Five Guys has grown a cult-like following around the world and you can indulge right here in Berwyn. Only using fresh ground beef and peanut oil, enjoy a fresh meal while enjoying the weather the summer! Fun fact: You won’t find a freezer at any Five Guys location–just coolers!

Novi’s Beef (6746 W Ogden Ave)

Novi’s continues to deliver the same great recipe for Italian beef. Not only is Novi’s a Chicagoland landmark, but it also serves as the south suburb’s premier catering establishments.

Slice Factory (6920 W Ogden Ave)

Get yourself Chicago’s Original Jumbo Slice! Providing great food and excellent customer service since 1998, Slice Factory offers super speedy jumbo slice delivery and 10% OFF all online orders.

(photo courtesy of Olive or Twist)

Crack Open a Cold One—Bars & Lounges

Junior’s Bar and Grill (7011 W Ogden Ave)

Grab a friend and go for a refreshing cocktail while having a fun time on their patio!

Fill Up Station (2627 S Ridgeland Ave)

Offering a chilled, neighborhood atmosphere, Fill Up Station embodies a mixture of American culture and European hospitality, making this bar a treasure for those that stumble upon it.

FitzGerald’s Nightclub & Sidebar (6615 W Roosevelt Rd)

Music lovers unite! This 40s-style Roadhouse has a national reputation for great live music in a comfortable, friendly setting.

Off The Traxx (3144 S Oak Park Ave)

Located right near Berwyn’s Depot District and the Metra station on Oak Park Ave, Off the Traxx boasts Berwyn’s largest selection of craft beer.

Olive or Twist Martini Bar (6906 W Windsor Ave)

Located in the heart of Berwyn’s Depot District, Olive or Twist is a full bar from Tuesday through Saturday, specializing in martinis and craft beer.

The Outta Space, Inc (6840 W 32nd St)

Looking for something fun and creative? The Outta Space is a multi-faceted venue offering live music and performance, art exhibitions, film, workshops, classes and communal art studio space, live music/performance and beer & wine bar.

Tipsy’s Tap (6802 W 26th St)

Grab a cold one with friends at Tipsy’s! Think you’ll have trouble finding parking? No worries! Additional parking is available across the street in strip mall.

V-Bar (2717 S Ridgeland Ave)

V BAR is an upscale bar concept that offers a welcoming atmosphere with a live DJ every weekend and amazing cocktails and beer, specializing in private parties and events.

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