Bonsoirée is one of BYOB restaurants.

1. Bonsoirée

French Restaurant · Logan Square · 2728 W Armitage Ave (at California Ave.), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The menu changes according to the chef’s whim: rhubarb with tea-smoked baby octopus or eggplant Parmesan with tempura fried cheese curds and strawberry marinara. Take advantage of the back patio.

HB Home Bistro is one of BYOB restaurants.

2. HB Home Bistro

8.5
American Restaurant · Lakeview · 3404 N Halsted St (btwn Roscoe St. & Newport Ave.), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The ever-changing menu might include a creamy mushroom soup with lavender and thyme; Amsterdam-style mushrooms in a beer broth; or spiced lamb pie alongside almond-garlic mashed potatoes. Read more.

Birchwood Kitchen is one of BYOB restaurants.

3. Birchwood Kitchen

9.5
Breakfast Spot · Bucktown · 2211 W North Ave (btwn Leavitt St. & Bell Ave.), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: A brunch plate of smoked salmon features creamy Zingerman’s goat cheese and lamb is sliced onto a baguette. Try the turkey burger with chipotle-sage aioli and a salmon burger with pickled ginger. Read more.

Urbanbelly is one of BYOB restaurants.

4. Urbanbelly

8.6
Noodle House · Fulton Market · 1400 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The food is made up of cheap, Asian basics like dumplings and ramen noodles. But the dumplings are filled with lamb and brandy and the ramen tossed with braised pork belly and king oyster mushrooms. Read more.

Coast Sushi Bar is one of BYOB restaurants.

5. Coast Sushi Bar

8.8
Sushi Restaurant · Bucktown · 2045 N Damen Ave (btwn Dickens & McLean), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Ceviche maki pairs lime-marinated scallop with mango, cilantro and jalapeño, and salmon gets stuffed in a spring roll, fried and served with green curry dipping sauce. Read more.

TAC Quick is one of BYOB restaurants.

6. TAC Quick

7.8
Thai Restaurant · Lakeview · 3930 N Sheridan Rd (at W Dakin St), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try ground chicken with basil and preserved eggs. Also try the specials board; promising rotations have included lettuce wrap–ready deep-fried mackerel with apples, cucumbers, fish sauce and chiles. Read more.

Great Lake is one of BYOB restaurants.

7. Great Lake

Pizza Place · Andersonville · 1477 W Balmoral Ave (btw Clark & Glenwood), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The menu consists of only three pizza and the owner makes each individually- with puffy, chewy crust; house-pulled mozzarella; layers of fresh, earthy mushrooms; and an obsessive eye for detail. Read more.

Smoque BBQ is one of BYOB restaurants.

8. Smoque BBQ

9.4
BBQ Joint · Old Irving Park · 3800 N Pulaski Rd (at Grace St), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Spareribs are pull-apart tender with a subtle smokiness. The Brisket is beautifully marbled beef is given just the right treatment to yield tender bite after tender bite, whether chopped or sliced. Read more.

Chickpea is one of BYOB restaurants.

9. Chickpea

Middle Eastern Restaurant · Ukrainian Village · 2018 W Chicago Ave (at Damen Ave.), Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: What’s special is the kibbeh, with its delicate layer of bulgur on cinnamon-dusted ground beef; the lamb pie, packed with sweet onions; and the lamb kebabs, rubbed with salt and ridiculously tender. Read more.

Pleasant House Bakery is one of BYOB restaurants.

10. Pleasant House Bakery

9.3
Bakery · Bridgeport · 964 W 31st St, Chicago, IL

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Homey British food like individual pies filled with earthy kale and mushrooms and fried fish alongside crisp fries pair well with beer from Maria's Packaged Goods next door. Read more.