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Summer House Santa Monica’s rosé cart.
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20 Great Places to Drink Rosé All Day in Chicago

Where to imbibe the pink stuff

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Summer House Santa Monica’s rosé cart.
| Summer House Santa Monica [Official Photo]

It’s officially rosé season in Chicago. Around the city, the pink wine can be found in slushy cocktail form, as a canned cider, and, of course, the real deal wine — either flat or sparkling — from producers rooted in the U.S., Europe, and beyond. Below, a guide to some of the city’s best spaces to drink rosé, many of which afford panoramic city views.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Maddon's Post

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1119 W Waveland Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 269-5370
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Spring import Maddon’s Post, the massive eatery by Wrigley Field from Cubs manager Joe Maddon and Spiaggia chef Tony Mantuano, is ready with the pre-game rosé. The restaurant offers three rosés by the glass and another six by the bottle. Pop in during happy hour (Monday to Friday, 4-6 p.m.) for Oregon’s Flock 70 rosé for $8 a glass or $30 for a bottle. 

2. Hush Money

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3632 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 269-5410
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Hush Money, the newly opened second floor lounge within Wrigleyville’s Mordecai that’s connected to Hotel Zachary has a sweet little patio with views overlooking Gallagher Way and Wrigley Field. Lauded for its deep and rare spirits list, the bar likewise offers lighter pours conducive to al fresco imbibing. By way of rose, there’s a sparkling Bouvet-Ladubay’s Brut Rosé.

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3. North Pond

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2610 N Cannon Dr
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 477-5845
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Bruce Sherman’s Michelin-starred farm-to-table engagement on the edge of Lincoln Park’s North Pond always stocks pink drinks, both still and sparkling. Right now there’s Skinner Rosé by the glass and Domaine Tempier and Château Pradeaux by the bottle. Doors open up for fresh-air dining and a great water view, and the restaurant’s lavish prix-fixe brunch is not to be missed.

4. Summer House Santa Monica

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1954 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 634-4100
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Summer House Santa Monica brings Cali vibes to Chicago. And with that comes its rosé cart. There are eight producers by the glass and bottle, from Summer Water on tap, to pink wines from Spain, France, California, and Oregon.

Summer House Santa Monica [Official Photo]

5. etta

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1840 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 757-4444
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Stop by sun-drenched etta in Bucktown and grab a patio seat for roasted oysters and grilled ribeye. Thirsty? Snag a bottomless rosé tub for $35 per person.

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6. Café Cancale

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1576 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 904-1121
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Cafe Cancale is the new light and bright French number from One Off Hospitality dedicated to simple, fresh seafood. Claiming the old Publican Anker pace in Wicker Park, the new bistro pours rosé by the glass from France and Greece, plus offers a total of seven options by bottle.

Inside Café Cancale
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7. 3 Arts Club Cafe

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1300 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 475-9116
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Restoration Hardware’s first floor restaurant 3 Arts Café Club is a sleek spot for sun, snacks, and vino. Snag a comfy couch and a glass of Orison rosé from Portugal’s Alentejano region, kick back, and relax.

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8. Somerset

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1112 N State St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 586-2150
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After debuting two years ago in the Viceroy hotel, Somerset’s patio is still an excellent choice for al fresco pink imbibing. Here, expect American bites by Boka chef Lee Wolen plus rosé options from Washington and California.

Somerset [Official Photo]

9. Devereaux

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1112 North State Street 18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 586-2160
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On the 18th floor of the Viceroy, sleek rooftop patio and pool bar Devereaux is pushing several rosé options. Lauded beverage director Lee Zaremba is serving a pineapple frosé, made from a blend of pineapple whip and frozen rosé, in addition to a sparkling rosé Negroni. By the glass and bottle, there’s Pierre Et Papa Rosé from France and a sparkling options from Italy by Cleto Chiarli.

Devereaux [Official Photo]

10. Petit Margeaux

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11 E Walton St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 625-1324
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While celebrity chef Michael Mina’s French restaurant offers tableside rosé service from a roving bar cart during brunch at his Parisian-dressed Margeaux Brasserie on the third floor of the Waldorf Astoria, those looking for outdoor action should head to Petit Margeaux on the first floor. Think French bites and sips, which include, of course, rosé, such as Château Guilhem Pays D’Herault.

Petit Margeaux [Official Photo]

11. Piccolo Sogno

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464 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 421-0077
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Boasting one of the city’s prettiest tree-studded patios, come early for a pre-dinner aperitivo at Tony Priolo’s classic Italian number, Piccolo Sogno. Dinner service kicks off at 5 p.m., the perfect time for an early libation, from Tuscan rosé to various pink Italian sparklers.

12. Joy District Chicago

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112 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 955-0339
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The team behind Joy District—the rooftop bar in River North—just revealed a fresh new look lush with greenery. And bringing the summer patio vibes to River North, the lounge is equipped with rosé bottle service (Ace of Spades Rosé, Dom Perignon Rosé Luminous) plus a bunch of rosé-based cocktails, one of which is a rosé sangria.

Joy District’s refreshed patio
Matthew Reeves

13. The Hampton Social

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353 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 464-0500
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The Hampton Social echoes the casual, beachy vibes of the Hamptons in Long Island, New York. Decorated with nautical swag and proffering a seafood-centered bill of fare, there’s certainly no shortage of pink drinks. From peachy frosé to a rotating selection of rosés (some of which are also sold via 1.5L, 3L, and 6L) like Whispering Angel and Domaines Ott, this is ground zero for boozy brunch.

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14. Pizzeria Portofino

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317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 900-9018
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Newbie Pizzeria Portofino channels Italy’s Riviera vibes on the Chicago Riverwalk. Unsurprisingly, thin-crust pizzas are front and center, paired with spritzes, cocktails, and summer-friendly wine. There’s frosé all day (rosé, grapefruit liqueur, orange, grenadine float), plus flat and still Italian rosé options.

Pizzeria Portofino
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15. London House Rooftop Bar

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85 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 357-1200
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London House’s three-level rooftop lounge offers amazing river views from 22 floors up, and it’s an ideal spot to spend the day drinking. In addition to a range of sparkling rosé Champagnes (from Laurent Perrier to Dom), favorite Chateau d’Esclans’ Whispering Angel is on offer by glass or bottle, in addition to the winery’s rosé that’s one level up, Rock Angel. 

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16. Aba

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302 N Green St Floor 3
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 645-1400
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With its floral getup and expansive patio, Aba is one of Fulton Market’s most coveted outdoor drinking dens. And to match the Middle Eastern/Mediterranean menu by chef CJ Jacobson, of course there’s plenty of rosé. In addition to a number of sparkling options and one cocktail (rosé, Chareau, lime, soda), drop by for rosé by the glass from Lebanon, France, and California. Also, for those in the know (this option is not listed on the menu), there’s magnums of Domaine Tempier rosé, a top producer in Bandol, France⁠.

A large dining room with a glass roof and lots of green plants Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

17. Cabra

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200 N Green St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 761-1717
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Cabra, chef Stephanie Izard’s white hot rooftop Peruvian haunt at the Hoxton hotel in Fulton Market, might be wed to Pisco, but that doesn’t mean the team overlooked rosé. Drop by for warm summer breezes and both sparkling and still rosé options from Argentina.

18. Beatnik On The River

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180 N Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 526-3345
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The perfect place to drink pink, Beatnik’s expansion by the Chicago River affords a bohemian-dressed 80-seat patio, plus comfy daybeds, and fringed umbrellas. Alongside the Spanish- and Mediterranean-inspired menu, there’s a slew of rosé options, from France, Portugal, and Lebanon, and one pink Cava from Spain.

19. Bad Hunter

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2308, 802 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 265-1745
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Veg out, quite literally, on Bad Hunter’s 30-seat patio for some cultish, naturally-produced rosé. The botanically-inclined eatery is currently offering four rosé options, two of which are on draft. Look for Division L’Avoiron Rosé of Gamay Noir, Clos Cibonne Tentations Rosé, Paris Wine Co. Les Deux Moulins, and Huber Hugo Sparkling Rosé, plus another seven rosés on the bottle list. 

Marc Much

20. Terzo Piano

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159 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-8650
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Don’t forget about Terzo Piano, the artful, beautifully-designed Mediterranean restaurant within the Art Institute of Chicago. The eatery’s white-washed terrace affords views of Millennium Park and the Chicago Skyline. Take a gander with a glass of Sonoma rosé in-hand. 

Terzo Piano [Official Photo]

1. Maddon's Post

1119 W Waveland Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

Spring import Maddon’s Post, the massive eatery by Wrigley Field from Cubs manager Joe Maddon and Spiaggia chef Tony Mantuano, is ready with the pre-game rosé. The restaurant offers three rosés by the glass and another six by the bottle. Pop in during happy hour (Monday to Friday, 4-6 p.m.) for Oregon’s Flock 70 rosé for $8 a glass or $30 for a bottle. 

1119 W Waveland Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

2. Hush Money

3632 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613
Inside Hush Money
Hush Money [Official Photo]

Hush Money, the newly opened second floor lounge within Wrigleyville’s Mordecai that’s connected to Hotel Zachary has a sweet little patio with views overlooking Gallagher Way and Wrigley Field. Lauded for its deep and rare spirits list, the bar likewise offers lighter pours conducive to al fresco imbibing. By way of rose, there’s a sparkling Bouvet-Ladubay’s Brut Rosé.

3632 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60613

3. North Pond

2610 N Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL 60614

Bruce Sherman’s Michelin-starred farm-to-table engagement on the edge of Lincoln Park’s North Pond always stocks pink drinks, both still and sparkling. Right now there’s Skinner Rosé by the glass and Domaine Tempier and Château Pradeaux by the bottle. Doors open up for fresh-air dining and a great water view, and the restaurant’s lavish prix-fixe brunch is not to be missed.

2610 N Cannon Dr
Chicago, IL 60614

4. Summer House Santa Monica

1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Summer House Santa Monica [Official Photo]

Summer House Santa Monica brings Cali vibes to Chicago. And with that comes its rosé cart. There are eight producers by the glass and bottle, from Summer Water on tap, to pink wines from Spain, France, California, and Oregon.

1954 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614

5. etta

1840 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Etta/Facebook

Stop by sun-drenched etta in Bucktown and grab a patio seat for roasted oysters and grilled ribeye. Thirsty? Snag a bottomless rosé tub for $35 per person.

1840 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

6. Café Cancale

1576 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Inside Café Cancale
Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

Cafe Cancale is the new light and bright French number from One Off Hospitality dedicated to simple, fresh seafood. Claiming the old Publican Anker pace in Wicker Park, the new bistro pours rosé by the glass from France and Greece, plus offers a total of seven options by bottle.

1576 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

7. 3 Arts Club Cafe

1300 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610
3 Arts Club Cafe [Official Photo]

Restoration Hardware’s first floor restaurant 3 Arts Café Club is a sleek spot for sun, snacks, and vino. Snag a comfy couch and a glass of Orison rosé from Portugal’s Alentejano region, kick back, and relax.

1300 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610

8. Somerset

1112 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610
Somerset [Official Photo]

After debuting two years ago in the Viceroy hotel, Somerset’s patio is still an excellent choice for al fresco pink imbibing. Here, expect American bites by Boka chef Lee Wolen plus rosé options from Washington and California.

1112 N State St
Chicago, IL 60610

9. Devereaux

1112 North State Street 18th Floor, Chicago, IL 60610
Devereaux [Official Photo]

On the 18th floor of the Viceroy, sleek rooftop patio and pool bar Devereaux is pushing several rosé options. Lauded beverage director Lee Zaremba is serving a pineapple frosé, made from a blend of pineapple whip and frozen rosé, in addition to a sparkling rosé Negroni. By the glass and bottle, there’s Pierre Et Papa Rosé from France and a sparkling options from Italy by Cleto Chiarli.

1112 North State Street 18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60610

10. Petit Margeaux

11 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611
Petit Margeaux [Official Photo]

While celebrity chef Michael Mina’s French restaurant offers tableside rosé service from a roving bar cart during brunch at his Parisian-dressed Margeaux Brasserie on the third floor of the Waldorf Astoria, those looking for outdoor action should head to Petit Margeaux on the first floor. Think French bites and sips, which include, of course, rosé, such as Château Guilhem Pays D’Herault.

11 E Walton St
Chicago, IL 60611

11. Piccolo Sogno

464 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60642

Boasting one of the city’s prettiest tree-studded patios, come early for a pre-dinner aperitivo at Tony Priolo’s classic Italian number, Piccolo Sogno. Dinner service kicks off at 5 p.m., the perfect time for an early libation, from Tuscan rosé to various pink Italian sparklers.

464 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642

12. Joy District Chicago

112 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
Joy District’s refreshed patio
Matthew Reeves

The team behind Joy District—the rooftop bar in River North—just revealed a fresh new look lush with greenery. And bringing the summer patio vibes to River North, the lounge is equipped with rosé bottle service (Ace of Spades Rosé, Dom Perignon Rosé Luminous) plus a bunch of rosé-based cocktails, one of which is a rosé sangria.

112 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

13. The Hampton Social

353 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
Marc Much

The Hampton Social echoes the casual, beachy vibes of the Hamptons in Long Island, New York. Decorated with nautical swag and proffering a seafood-centered bill of fare, there’s certainly no shortage of pink drinks. From peachy frosé to a rotating selection of rosés (some of which are also sold via 1.5L, 3L, and 6L) like Whispering Angel and Domaines Ott, this is ground zero for boozy brunch.

353 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

14. Pizzeria Portofino

317 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
Pizzeria Portofino
Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

Newbie Pizzeria Portofino channels Italy’s Riviera vibes on the Chicago Riverwalk. Unsurprisingly, thin-crust pizzas are front and center, paired with spritzes, cocktails, and summer-friendly wine. There’s frosé all day (rosé, grapefruit liqueur, orange, grenadine float), plus flat and still Italian rosé options.

317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

15. London House Rooftop Bar

85 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Marc Much

London House’s three-level rooftop lounge offers amazing river views from 22 floors up, and it’s an ideal spot to spend the day drinking. In addition to a range of sparkling rosé Champagnes (from Laurent Perrier to Dom), favorite Chateau d’Esclans’ Whispering Angel is on offer by glass or bottle, in addition to the winery’s rosé that’s one level up, Rock Angel. 

85 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

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16. Aba

302 N Green St Floor 3, Chicago, IL 60607
A large dining room with a glass roof and lots of green plants Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

With its floral getup and expansive patio, Aba is one of Fulton Market’s most coveted outdoor drinking dens. And to match the Middle Eastern/Mediterranean menu by chef CJ Jacobson, of course there’s plenty of rosé. In addition to a number of sparkling options and one cocktail (rosé, Chareau, lime, soda), drop by for rosé by the glass from Lebanon, France, and California. Also, for those in the know (this option is not listed on the menu), there’s magnums of Domaine Tempier rosé, a top producer in Bandol, France⁠.

302 N Green St Floor 3
Chicago, IL 60607

17. Cabra

200 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607

Cabra, chef Stephanie Izard’s white hot rooftop Peruvian haunt at the Hoxton hotel in Fulton Market, might be wed to Pisco, but that doesn’t mean the team overlooked rosé. Drop by for warm summer breezes and both sparkling and still rosé options from Argentina.

200 N Green St
Chicago, IL 60607

18. Beatnik On The River

180 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606

The perfect place to drink pink, Beatnik’s expansion by the Chicago River affords a bohemian-dressed 80-seat patio, plus comfy daybeds, and fringed umbrellas. Alongside the Spanish- and Mediterranean-inspired menu, there’s a slew of rosé options, from France, Portugal, and Lebanon, and one pink Cava from Spain.

180 N Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606

19. Bad Hunter

2308, 802 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
Marc Much

Veg out, quite literally, on Bad Hunter’s 30-seat patio for some cultish, naturally-produced rosé. The botanically-inclined eatery is currently offering four rosé options, two of which are on draft. Look for Division L’Avoiron Rosé of Gamay Noir, Clos Cibonne Tentations Rosé, Paris Wine Co. Les Deux Moulins, and Huber Hugo Sparkling Rosé, plus another seven rosés on the bottle list. 

2308, 802 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

20. Terzo Piano

159 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Terzo Piano [Official Photo]

Don’t forget about Terzo Piano, the artful, beautifully-designed Mediterranean restaurant within the Art Institute of Chicago. The eatery’s white-washed terrace affords views of Millennium Park and the Chicago Skyline. Take a gander with a glass of Sonoma rosé in-hand. 

159 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603

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