Best Local: Raise the Roof – Chicago Rooftop Restaurants

It’s August, which means summers almost over. During your Chicago extended stay at Corporate Suites Network, make sure to check out the city’s amazing Best Local rooftop bars before the snow starts falling.

ROOF on theWit (201 North State Street) was recently named one of Chicago’s hottest roof tops by Travel and Leisure magazine. Their claim to fame is ROOF Sundays, a day party with brunch, cocktails and live performers.

The rooftop at Benchmark (1510 North Wells Street) offers a sky high good time, rain or shine. This Old Town tavern’s entire second floor has a retractable roof, making it Chicago’s first convertible beer garden.

Cindy’s Rooftop (364 West Erie Street) has a 5000 square-feet outdoor area, complete with two levels. The River North restaurant puts a delicious twist on America bar cuisine and features live music every Wednesday from 6-9pm.

Want to catch a Cubs game before summer ends? Wrigleyville has a number of great rooftop bleachers, including Beyond The Ivy Rooftops (1010 West Waveland Avenue) and Wrigley Rooftops (3617 North Sheffield Avenue).

The Vertigo Sky Lounge (2 West Erie Street) is located on the 26th floor of the Dana Hotel and Spa. With a DJ appearing nightly, this is the perfect place to start the night off with dancing and vibrant conversation.

So whether it’s a baseball game or a glass of champagne you’re looking for, Chicago has a rooftop for it. Catch the great view and enjoy the summer weather while it lasts.