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Ohio Street Beach

400 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-4308
+1 312-747-0832
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Lake Michigan Beckons From This Beach Entry

If you're looking for a nice sandy spot where you can dip your toes (or more) into the Lake, look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derek F
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Don't eat at Caffe Oliva

Service was horrible. Waitress ordered wrong sandwich for my husband. Waited 15-20 minutes for it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Macomb, Illinois
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (8 reviews)
“navy pier” (21 reviews)
400 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-4308
Near North Side
+1 312-747-0832
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a nice sandy spot where you can dip your toes (or more) into the Lake, look no farther. Ohio Street Beach is very pleasant. Home to the Big Shoulders 2.5k/5k swim each September, Ohio Street Beach is a very pleasant respite...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was horrible. Waitress ordered wrong sandwich for my husband. Waited 15-20 minutes for it to come. The Mediterranean salad is small, served in what looks like a metal mixing bowl and was NOT good. The waitress never checked on my lunch at all (I...More

Thank aimeelynn1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here on a recent trip to Chicago - or at least my six year olds did (which is the same thing). Really handy for Navy Pier and a very nice, fun atmosphere, both in the morning and the afternoon. Recommended.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Our girls loved this beach. Went in morning about 9:30. Several others there. Clean, relaxing. Short walk from our hotel at Michigan and Huron.

1  Thank jccjrkc
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I really like spending a little bit of time relaxing, walking, and having fun on the Ohio Street Beach on Chicago's lakefront.

Thank veronicagriffith56
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Less crowded; still a good outdoor food place for beers, etc. Great views; easily accessible (no cars).

Thank SuperChief49
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Ohio Street Beach , we came down for my birthday and were staying at the W Hotel. I adored the little restaurant Olivia's ,but when I went to stick my toes in the water, I noticed how filthy the...More

Thank Pawlowskiam
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We got to the beach via walking on the underpass on Ohio Street. The beach has two sections - the larger one is for people and a section for dogs to enjoy Lake Michigan. The beach was very clean. The view of the city is...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I like the Chicago beaches because they are great for people watching. I don't get to the beaches often but when I do I always have a good time.

Thank Ernesha P
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

While we love this beach, it does need cleaned up. There was a dead seagull towards the shore today and was a bit upsetting to see. Also lots of garbage was in it.

Thank Megan R
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