Best Restaurants With Igloo Dining In Chicago This Winter


What’s the most iconic thing to do in Chicago during the winter seasons? Igloos! Things are so much more different now, so we thought this would be a good time to remind everyone and update everyone with the best igloo restaurants in Chicago this year. After a few hours of ice skating, nothing better than to sit in a heated transparent ball and enjoy a fun meal with your friend!

127 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

IO Godfrey is possibly Chicago’s most famous Igloo restaurant. After doing this every year, they’ve basically perfected the vacation igloos with colorful lights, adorable trees, and other seasonal decorations. The pink lighting used here would definitely make you feel like a happy plant in a greenhouse, ready to eat and grow!

Each small igloo can hold up to 6 people and requires the purchase of at least one drink bottle. The larger igloos are great for private events as they include 6 smaller igloos. Reservations are required and can be made on Tock.

1551 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Kennedy Rooftop, Wicker Park’s most popular rooftop, known for its spectacular, unobstructed skyline views, is delighted to announce the return of its ever-popular Winter Wonderland setup, featuring igloo reservations and a curling rink to enjoy this winter with friends.

Sip their monthly rotating cocktail party, dubbed the JFK after the former president known to be a fan of the trendy new drink, while trying your hand at curling. Snuggle up in an Instagrammable igloo with a cozy wintery backdrop for an unforgettable experience, perfect for a romantic evening or a group outing with friends. Reservations are required and can be made at

1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Located on the third floor of the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, Raised, An Urban Rooftop Bar offers exceptional cocktails, local craft beers, a range of draft wines, and local fare – with a view. Guests can enjoy unparalleled service at the all-season indoor / outdoor bar and a rooftop terrace overlooking the Chicago skyline. Raised’s outdoor patio features fireplaces, winter greenhouses, and comfy sofas, just in time for winter in Chicago. The private winter greenhouses are closed and can accommodate up to six people.

Enjoy hot seasonal cocktails including the Lake Effect with Empress 1908 Gin, Italicus, Lavender-Vanilla Syrup, Earl Gray Crema, Whipped; Ponche De Granada mixed with homemade ponche, Gran Centenario Reposado tequila and La Pinta pomegranate liqueur; and Likes and Follows with cognac, Buffalo Trace cream, Disaranno amaretto, cinnamon syrup, coffee and whipped cream. Reservations via Tock.

85 E Wacker Dr 22nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60601

Enjoy the sound and light above the city on LondonHouse’s famous rooftop. Every year during the holiday season, LondonHouse turns its rooftop into a dream with Christmas lights, sleighs, seasonal decorations and cute igloos scattering like snow globes.

Throughout the winter, diners can enjoy American cuisine and reinvented cocktails. Reservation for the LH Rooftop Dining Experience can be made on Tock.

2901 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

This is the best season to enjoy modern Mexican cuisine at Barconcina, where traditional Mexican cuisine is reinvented with new techniques. Why? Because they are also one of the restaurants with igloo in Chicago!

Foyer, illuminated igloos, intimate evenings and a shiny roof. Barcocina is the definition of winter romance around this time every year. Come and savor iconic dishes like corn guacamole with truffle oil, Picadillo empanadas or innovative dishes such as Spanish tacos with octopus and tuna!

1367 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Located in the heart of Wicker Park, Whiskey Business is where fun, great food and solid drinks meet! With a 3000 square foot roof and over 100 different whiskeys, it is the perfect place for a date, a night out with friends or even a business meal.

This year, in addition to their usual heated igloo options, you can also participate in a mini rooftop winter curry tournament! Happy Hours are Monday through Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., or you can come on Wagyu Wednesdays and try their latest Wagyu burgers! Reservations are highly recommended and can be made on Tock.

Featured Image Credit: Kennedy Rooftop


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