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10 spots to explore igloo dining in the Chicago Burbs!



Photo by: The Forge Lemont Quarries

Looking to take a break from your relationship with the couch? Ready to throw on a few layers and enjoy some great food and drinks outside? Yes… we actually mean outside! From brunch to brews, these Chicago Burbs spots are servin’ up some fun options to try in an outside igloo dining experience. Pack a blanket, invite a friend, and get your camera ready to snap all the snuggles. 

Follow our bookmark collection here to have all 10 spots handy on the app and check their individual business pages for Covid-19 health and safety updates. Don’t forget to share your photos and reviews to Yelp, and tag #YelpChicagoBurbs and #YelpChicago on social to let us know what you really enjoyed or what we may have missed. If you visit, write a review to share feedback about your experience! 

Photo: Julia M at Solemn Oath 

“Igloos are a lot of fun for small groups and the heater (for rent) definitely helped! They let us bring our own food and their drinks were awesome!” – Julia M at Solemn Oath

  1. Solemn Oath Brewery– Naperville 
  2. The Hen House of Wheaton– Wheaton 
  3. DIGS on Canal – Lemont
  4. Mockingbird Bar & Garden – East Dundee
  5. Gianni’s Cafe (igloo or greenhouse) – Kildeer or Palatine

Photo: Fiammé

“My Family absolutely loves this place! The addition of the new Winter Villas has been amazing for us. They’re heated and much more spacious (not to mention decorated.) We will definitely be making dinner in the Villas a family tradition!” – Courtney R at Fiammé

  1. Fiammé (winter villa or greenhouse) – Naperville 
  2. Ivy Restaurant– Wheaton
  3. The Forge, Forgefire – Lemont 
  4. The Drake – Oak Brook
  5. Alter Brewing+ Kitchen – St. Charles

“The heated igloos are a hit. My parents felt so safe going to Alter, especially with the craziness of covid. Alter has taken extreme precautions with being clean and wearing masks. This is a place for all.” – Ali H at Alter Brewing + Kitchen

*Methodology: This is a list of restaurants on Yelp that area currently offering outside igloo dining in the Chicago Burbs area.

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