Recommendation Pages

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Downtown Evanston is lucky to have so many restaurants with outdoor seating whether you are grabbing coffee with friends, taking a colleague to lunch, enjoying a special date night or toasting a beautiful summer evening. Check out these restaurants now or grab 'n go from any restaurant (see here) to enjoy a meal at Fountain Square or the lakefront (just a half mile away!) Share your dining al fresco experiences with us on Instagram and Facebook with #downtownevanston and #evanstoneats.

The Alcove Evanston | 1625 Maple Ave. 
The Barn Steakhouse | 1016 Church St. (rear) 
Bat 17 | 1709 Benson Ave.
Bennison's Bakery | 1000 Davis St.
Berry Pike Cafe | 1100 Davis St. 
The Celtic Knot Public House | 626 Church St.
Colectivo Coffee | 716 Church St.
Cupitol | 812 Grove St.
Epic Burger | 1622 Sherman Ave. 
Farmhouse Evanston | 703 Church St.
Five & Dime | 1026 Davis St. Rooftop
Flat Top Grill | 707 Church St.
Found Kitchen | 1631 Chicago Ave.
Frida's Evanston | 618 Church St. 
Giordano's | 1527 Chicago Ave. 
Kansaku Sushi | 1514 Sherman Ave.
Koi Evanston | 624 Davis St. 
La Macchina Cafe | 1620 Orrington Ave.
Lao Sze Chuan | 1633 Orrington Ave. 
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria | 1850 Sherman Ave.
Mid Kitchen | 1512 Sherman Ave.
Nakorn Kitchen | 1622 Orrington Ave. 
Newport Coffee | 622 Davis St.
Next of Kin Restaurant & Cafe | 625 Davis St.
Patisserie Coralie | 600 Davis St.
Peet's Coffee & Tea | 1622 Chicago Ave.
Potbelly's Sandwich Shop | 630 Davis St.
Prairie Moon | 1635 Chicago Ave. 
Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. | 1615 Oak St.
Starbucks | 1734 Sherman Ave. 
Tapas Barcelona | 1615 Chicago Ave. 
Terra & Vine | 1701 Maple Ave. 
The Stained Glass | 1735 Benson Ave.
Trattoria Demi | 1571 Sherman Ave.
Viet Nom Nom | 618 1/2 Church St.