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Ohio Street Beach

400 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-4308
+1 312-747-0832
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Lovely little beach

Had a great time here on a recent trip to Chicago - or at least my six year olds did (which is the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrew W
Madrid, Spain
via mobile
Great morning swim!

Our girls loved this beach. Went in morning about 9:30. Several others there. Clean, relaxing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kansas City, MO
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  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“great beach” (8 reviews)
“navy pier” (20 reviews)
400 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-4308
Near North Side
+1 312-747-0832
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Reviewed 4 days 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 6 days ago 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.

Thank jccjrkc
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank SuperChief49
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 15 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 8 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
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I didn’t know there were beaches in Lake Michigan near the city of Chicago. In hindsight it makes sense but if you don’t know, you don’t know. Once I knew, I wish we had come prepared with food and drinks. We stayed for just a...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

a great little slice of sand with the Chicago skyline as a back drop. If you want something less messy to sit on and watch the sailboats float by just head a few yards north and plant yourself on the rocks

Thank Yanni_Pannimayoo
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