The West Loop and Fulton Market are home to some of the trendiest restaurants and bars in Chicago, and when summer rolls around spots on their patios become valuable commodities. The area offers a wide variety of options for drinking outside, ranging from party patios with games and shots to quiet covered spaces perfect for sipping cocktails and sharing small plates. Seats in these ten places are sure to be in demand, but they’re worth the wait.
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