The hot Chicago summer means that it is patio season finally. From rooftops to beach views to patios, there are tons of fun places where you can sip on a refreshing, frozen drink. Check out these Chicago restaurants and bars to find boozy slushies to enjoy on a sweltering day.
832 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
1603 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60610
The Shore Club not only has great views of the lakefront trail, but they also have eight frozen cocktail choices. Between a pina colada, frosé, strawberry daiquiri, and other flavors, you’ll be able to find a cool drink to quench your thirst this summer.
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5310 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60640
Stop by The Bird Cage to get El Clasico — a frozen margarita — or the Prickly Pina, a margarita with a pear and pineapple twist added.
1542 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
If you’ve always wanted to try a frozen beer, stop by Urbanbelly to get a pint or pitcher of their Frozen Kirin. Also on the menu is dumplings, bao buns, Thai fried chicken, ramen, and pho.
101 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611
At Noyane, you can get spiked snowballs served in a Japanese to-go container. You can pick between four flavors: blackberry vodka, bourbon peach, chocolate pisco, and dragonfruit strawberry rum.
2952 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 | 2435 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Besides having amazing chicken and fish, Parson’s also has four frozen cocktails. You can pick between the the the Original Negroni Slushy, Mr. Coconut, Dark and Stormy, or the Arnold Palmer, which you can add a shot of vodka to for an additional charge.
730 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654
Their frozen mai tai is a citrusy, tropical, and smooth drink that helps you beat the heat this summer. Some of the non-frozen drinks on their menu include Some Like It Hot — a tequila drink flavored with orange and habanero — and Kokomo Spritz, a coconut drink.
2118 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
On the menu is a frozen blackberry sangria or a frosé. The bar also rotates their food offerings, so you are sure to find something fresh on the food menu every time you stop by the restaurant. Their patio is dog-friendly.
431 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654
In addition to tacos, the Pink Taco serves up boozy slushies like the frozen lime, mango, or strawberry. If you stop by during happy hour (Monday – Friday, 5 – 8 pm) you can also get a frozen margarita and little bits to eat like chile verde fundido or mini nachos.
435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
A list about boozy slushies wouldn’t be complete with 3 Dots and a Dash. The tiki bar has tons of tropical drinks served in fun cups.
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