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10 Best Restaurant Tables to Dine in Chicago for Summer 2024

Published on
May 17, 2024

Summer in Chicago means great food and even better vibes. Join us as we hunt down the top 10 tables in the city, each spot capturing the unique charm of Chicago's dining scene. Whether it's a killer view of Lake Michigan or a cozy nook in a trendy neighborhood, these tables will take your dining experience to the next level. Ready to snag the best seats in town and taste the magic of Chicago? Let's go!

RPM Seafood

Table 123 (Seats 3 to 4): 

If you are a lover of seafood, there is no better place to dine than this iconic River North restaurant.  Where modern elegance meets a breathtaking view of the Chicago River. 

Known for world class seafood and unparalleled service - this is the perfect table for a relaxing meal with friends or a romantic evening under the city lights.

Gino & Marty's

Nonna's Table (Seats 2 to 8):

Immerse yourself in a piece of Chicago's prohibition-era history! Adorned with vintage plates and nostalgic decor, this cozy nook offers an intimate dining experience perfect for savoring Italian classics with a modern twist.

Book now to secure this unique table and enjoy a taste of luxury from a bygone era.

La Serre

Table 81 (Seats 4 to 5)

Inspired by the coastal regions of Provence and Saint-Tropez, La Serre translates to “The Greenhouse”. Step into Table 81, where lush greenery and vibrant blooms transport you to the heart of the French Riviera.

Perfect for a cozy, sun-dappled meal inspired by the coastal flavors of Provence.

Gibson’s Italia

3rd Floor Balcony Tables (Seats 3 to 4)

Gibsons has been searing steaks since 1989, and for the quintessential Chicago steakhouse experience, look no further.

Dine in style at the 3rd floor balcony, where the cityscape and river views create a breathtaking backdrop. Enjoy the perfect blend of Italian flavors and premium Gibsons steaks.

Bar Mar

Table 300 (Seats 6 to 8)

Bar Mar is a true celebration of the bounty of the sea.  The room is truly unique, a bright beautiful space that interweaves the nautical with the elegant. 

Gather your friends and indulge in a seafood feast at this intimate round table. Surrounded by chic decor and the lively atmosphere of Bar Mar, it's perfect for enjoying Chef José Andrés' modern takes on seafood classics.

Utopian Tailgate

The Ditka Lounge (Seats 6 to 8)

At Utopian Tailgate, your party never has to end. Settle into vibrant seating surrounded by colorful decor and a playful atmosphere. Enjoy super-sized Jenga, drinking games, and disco dance parties alongside delicious eats and whimsical drinks.

Le Colonial

Table 103 (Seats 3 to 4) 

Indulge in a dining experience that combines timeless sophistication with serene elegance at Le Colonial's terrace. Surrounded by lush palm leaves and classic wicker furnishings, this table offers a tranquil escape in the heart of the Gold Coast.

Enjoy Executive Chef Quoc Luong's masterful Vietnamese dishes, which blend traditional recipes with contemporary flair. Perfect for a romantic evening or an intimate gathering, this setting ensures an unforgettable meal.

Gene and Georgetti

Frank Sinatra Booth (Seats 2 to 5)

The Frank Sinatra Booth is a testament to timeless elegance and storied history. This iconic booth not only bears the name of the legendary crooner but also holds the distinction of being the very spot where Frank Sinatra himself dined, leaving an indelible mark on the restaurant's legacy.

Ciccio Mio

Table 300 (Seats 5 to 6)

Indulge in the charm of Ciccio Mio, where intimate Italian-American supper club vibes come alive. Surrounded by ornate furnishings and vintage-style art, this table offers a perfect setting for a romantic dinner or special occasion.

Enjoy creamy spicy vodka rigatoni and lasagna rolls, and don't miss the delightful cannoncini for dessert.

With its exclusive atmosphere, reservations are essential.

Alla Vita

Table 33 (Seats 6 to 8)

This welcoming table is perfect for gathering with friends and family, offering a great place to savor Executive Chef Lee Wolen's fresh and delicious Italian cuisine. With a focus on family-style dining and the best ingredients, Alla Vita creates an atmosphere of warmth and togetherness. Enjoy a delightful dining experience, where traditional Italian specialties are served in a stylish and whimsical setting.


As we wrap up our journey through Chicago's top 10 tables, it's clear that the city's dining scene is more vibrant and diverse than ever. Whether you're looking for a cozy dinner date, a fun hangout with friends, or a table with an epic view, Chicago's got you covered. There's a perfect table out there just waiting for you to discover!

Kristina Vukoje
Business Development Manager
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