Chicago Summer Has Arrived

Posted on May 20th, 2015

The warm weather is finally here! After rollercoaster spring weather and a bitter cold Chicago winter, there’s no doubt we’re all ready for some fun in the sun!!

Phil Stefani Restaurants offer some of the best summer dining Chicago has to offer. Let’s start at the beach!


Castaways Chicago
Castaways at North Avenue Beach
Open 10:00 am – 10:00 pm every day, Castaways is one of Chicago’s most popular summer attractions! The boat house features a casual ice cream cafe with beachside burgers on the first level. And the rockin’ rooftop features tasty appetizers, sandwiches, fresh salad, and of course…ice cold beer and mixed drinks! Enjoy live entertainment every weekend. Follow the action on Facebook and Twitter.


Riva Cafe Chicago

Riva Cafe
Mix together a relaxed dress code and laid-back staffers, and what you get is an island of fun and relaxation right in the middle of one of the busiest visitor destinations in the country, Navy Pier. Riva Cafe features summer favorites like grilled hot dogs, fresh ceviche, and seafood salads. Check out the full menu and plan your visit! Follow Riva on Facebook and Twitter for specials and events!



landshark cafe navy pier

LandShark Beer Garden
Providing good times daily at Navy Pier and doing so in a casual way (the best way!), this perennial favorite has near-daily entertainment options like the ALL STAR Spectacular and fast-talking MC’s that keep things livened up. It’s also got it’s own signature beer, LandShark Lager, of course! And a take-out window (table service also available) serving pizza, brats, and burgers. For band schedules and more, follow them on Twitter and Facebook!

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