America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars
The Broken Shaker is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

1. The Broken Shaker

9.5
2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL
Cocktail Bar · Ocean Front · 198 tips and reviews

The Tastes that Make the CityThe Tastes that Make the City: The rooftop bar has the best outdoor seating in Miami, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Miami. Read more.

Highland Brewing Company is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

2. Highland Brewing Company

9.4
12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC
Brewery · 30 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, Highland Brewing Company brews the finest and freshest ales in the Southeast.

Top of The Standard is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

3. Top of The Standard

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Roof Deck · Meatpacking District · 298 tips and reviews

Meg F.Meg Farmer: Perfect day drinking on a sunny nyc wkend day. Outdoor rooftop views can't be beat, grab some friends and a pitcher, arrive by 3-ish to grab a table, the rowdiness sets in around 5.

Paramour is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

4. Paramour

9.3
102 9th St, San Antonio, TX
Cocktail Bar · Downtown San Antonio · 23 tips and reviews

Julia E.Julia Edwards: Loved it! Great craft cocktails drinks, funky decor and awesome old school hip hop jams the entire time! Will definitely be back!

Gallow Green is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

5. Gallow Green

9.3
542 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Lounge · Chelsea · 203 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The outdoor bar boasts some gorgeous decor, with vintage train tracks and boxcars, lush greenery, live jazz and, like the sprawling Sleep No More set below, an ethereal, haunting old-world ambiance. Read more.

Sugar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

6. Sugar

9.2
788 Brickell Plz, Miami, FL
Bar · Miami Financial District · 19 tips and reviews

Michelle MarieMichelle Marie: Excellent cocktails (recommend The Getaway) and delicious Asian tapas

Rhinegeist Brewery is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

7. Rhinegeist Brewery

9.3
1910 Elm St (at Henry), Cincinnati, OH
Brewery · Over-The Rhine · 59 tips and reviews

Liam R.Liam Rolfe: Very good beer, nice open space for groups and plenty of cornhole sets and pong tables for all. This is a must visit in Cincinnati!

Le Bain is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

8. Le Bain

9.2
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Nightclub · Meatpacking District · 337 tips and reviews

Caio T.Caio Turbiani: Great view, great music and good drinks. No dress code and no reservation. Great to go after walking the High Line. After, go to Artichoke Pizza at 10th Ave between 17th St. and 18th St.

Mad Oak Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

9. Mad Oak Bar

9.3
135 12th St (Madison), Oakland, CA
Bar · Downtown Oakland · 30 tips and reviews

Maggie S.Maggie Sheldon: This is such a cool spot! They have food and drinks, as well as TVs to watch the game. I had a really tasty hot cider. The beer choices are very nice!

SixtyFive is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

10. SixtyFive

9.1
30 Rockefeller Plz (49th Street), New York, NY
Lounge · Rockefeller Center · 39 tips and reviews

Rhiannon B.Rhiannon Bradford: Top of the rock is my favourite observations in NYC. What better way to see it with a delicious cocktail in hand. Save that $34 entry fee for the observation deck & use it on two cocktails instead!

GHOSTBAR is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

11. GHOSTBAR

4321 W Flamingo Rd (at Palms Casino Resort), Las Vegas, NV
Lounge · 82 tips and reviews

T@!rA F.T@!rA Fontanez: Beautiful scenery. The atmosphere allows for lounging as well as a little dancing. You cannot beat the open view and the clear/glass bottom floor about the palms pool.

Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

12. Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten

9.2
527 Lake Ave,, Asbury Park, NJ
Beer Garden · 60 tips and reviews

JulieJulie: Here for a drink in the summer? Head upstairs to the rooftop bar and enjoy a liter of beer and a freshly baked soft pretzel. Even the mustard is great. Yummmmmm.... live music sometimes, too!

Purple Café & Wine Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

13. Purple Café & Wine Bar

9.1
1225 4th Ave (at University St), Seattle, WA
Wine Bar · Seattle Central Business District · 173 tips and reviews

Ines T.Ines Tucakovic: Love both the Spanish and the French wine flights - only $15 each! Do yourself a favor & order the poutine and lobster Mac & cheese. You're welcome. End the night w/the espresso tart & coffee!

Three Sixty Rooftop Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

14. Three Sixty Rooftop Bar

9.1
1 S Broadway (Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark), St Louis, MO
Hotel Bar · Downtown East · 85 tips and reviews

Riverfront TimesRiverfront Times: With stunning views into Busch Stadium and of the Mississippi riverfront, Three Sixty is undeniably a striking spot to grab a small bite or even a full entrée as you drink in the view. Read more.

Intuition Ale Works (Bay St) is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

15. Intuition Ale Works (Bay St)

9.2
929 E Bay St, Jacksonville, FL
Brewery · 5 tips and reviews

McKenzie B.McKenzie Bolin: Great rooftop scene, with black sheep food!

Catahoula Hotel & Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

16. Catahoula Hotel & Bar

9.2
914 Union St (Baronne), New Orleans, LA
Speakeasy · Central Business District · 5 tips and reviews

Marissa C.Marissa C: Awesome brand new hipster hotel, cute roof deck, friendly staff. Perfect hidden gem amidst the craziness of New Orleans.

Sidetrack is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

17. Sidetrack

9.1
3349 N Halsted St (btwn Roscoe & Buckingham), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 150 tips and reviews

ChicagoistChicagoist: A beautiful interior, multiple bars and an outdoor space makes it spacious enough to hit the dancefloor or find a quiet corner to sip down a few alcoholic slushies. Read more.

Alley Twenty Six is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

18. Alley Twenty Six

9.2
320 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC
Cocktail Bar · City Center · 32 tips and reviews

Shawn C.Shawn Cook: Nice, chic, hip, and diverse bar. The drinks were awesome and the environment was nice. Bartenders were great!

Acme Feed & Seed is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

19. Acme Feed & Seed

9.1
101 Broadway, Nashville, TN
Bar · 100 tips and reviews

Andre M.Andre Moore: The newest addition to Broadway is an upscale take on the traditional honky tonks of Nashville. A more contemporary style and music make this a great place to hang, especially on the rooftop.

Mr. Purple is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

20. Mr. Purple

9.1
180 Orchard St (btwn Houston & Stanton St), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Lower East Side · 130 tips and reviews

@thirsty@thirsty: A massive rooftop space on the 15th floor of the Hotel Indigo, we love the craft cocktails (try the Summertime Spice!) and beer selection plus the cold-pressed Liquiteria juices and Irving Farm coffee

The Lockview is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

21. The Lockview

9.0
207 S Main St (at University Ave.), Akron, OH
Bar · Downtown Akron · 83 tips and reviews

Alison S.Alison Stewart: The food is amazing, the Bloody Mary's are my favorite, and they have a rooftop patio. What's not to love!?

E.P & L.P. is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

22. E.P & L.P.

9.1
603 N LA Cienega Blvd (at Melrose Ave), West Hollywood, CA
Cocktail Bar · 28 tips and reviews

EaterEater: While EP downstairs shuts down at more normal times, the LP rooftop serves cocktails and bar bites like softshell crab banh mi until 2 a.m., making this the ideal industry late night hot spot. Read more.

High Rooftop Bar at Hotel Erwin is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

23. High Rooftop Bar at Hotel Erwin

9.0
1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA
Hotel Bar · Venice Beach · 86 tips and reviews

Alexandra E.Alexandra E.: A fun rooftop lounge with fabulous views of the coastline, mountains and city. Great place to have a drink year-round, day or night. Heat lamps and blankets at night, sunscreen and shades for the day!

Rooftop and Lounge Bar at the 1 Hotel South Beach is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

24. Rooftop and Lounge Bar at the 1 Hotel South Beach

9.0
Miami Beach, FL
Lounge · City Center · 12 tips and reviews

Carmen V.Carmen Vesa: Drinks are excellent! Prey pop-up restaurant has an incredible menu, both original and delicious.

Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

25. Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel

8.7
933 S Broadway (at 9th St), Los Angeles, CA
Roof Deck · South Park · 73 tips and reviews

JnJn: Atmosphere is terrific. Just sit under the sun and enjoy your time here with a group of friends.

Fountainhead is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

26. Fountainhead

8.8
1970 W Montrose Ave (at N Damen Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Ravenswood · 98 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: An impressive selection of brews & small batch whiskeys is lined up, as well as hand-pumped beer engines pouring perfect pints. For a solid ale & a tasty dish of hearty pub fare this place delivers. Read more.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

27. Jack Rose Dining Saloon

9.0
2007 18th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Whisky Bar · Adams Morgan · 142 tips and reviews

Washington PostWashington Post: An enormous whiskey-focused bar and restaurant from the owners of Bourbon, Jack Rose features an expansive rooftop deck and a dining room/bar offering more than 700 kinds of Scotch and bourbon. Read more.

JIMMY at The James is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

28. JIMMY at The James

9.0
15 Thompson St. (at Grand St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · SoHo · 142 tips and reviews

CurbedCurbed: 18 floors above Soho's streets, indulge at The James's poolside bar. They've got a 360-degree view, & if you get sick of the classic leather, wood, & fireplaces, just cool off in the outdoor showers. Read more.

Drai's Beach Club • Nightclub is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

29. Drai's Beach Club • Nightclub

9.0
3595 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Nightclub · The Strip · 74 tips and reviews

Camay D.Camay Diem: I've never seen a more pretty club, love the music, ambiance, and view up here!! It's huge as well so plenty of walking space!

The Ides at Wythe Hotel is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

30. The Ides at Wythe Hotel

8.8
80 Wythe Ave (at N 11th St), Brooklyn, NY
Hotel Bar · Williamsburg · 157 tips and reviews

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Awesome views, great cocktails, stylish vibe. Make sure to dress in your hipster finest, and if you can, reserve a table rather than hovering over the bar.

Fairweather is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

31. Fairweather

8.9
795 J St (8th Ave), San Diego, CA
Bar · East Village · 12 tips and reviews

Emily H.Emily Hummel: Literally the perfect rooftop bar. Cute and cozy booths with delicious rum drinks!

Hot Tin Roof Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

32. Hot Tin Roof Bar

8.7
2031 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA
Hotel Bar · Central City - Garden · 5 tips and reviews

Jackie T.Jackie Todd: Worth it just for the amazing view of downtown New Orleans.

Fly Bar & Restaurant is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

33. Fly Bar & Restaurant

8.9
1202 N Franklin St (at Royal St), Tampa, FL
Wine Bar · 106 tips and reviews

Melissa B.Melissa Black: Great cocktails and menu! The rooftop is fun, when it's open! Fresh juices and ingredients make it very tasty!

Skybar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

34. Skybar

8.9
8440 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
Hotel Bar · 59 tips and reviews

MetroWizeMetroWize: If you aren’t staying at the hotel, get on the list to Skybar by ordering bottle service/reserving a table, by eating at Asia de Cuba next door, or by coming super early and beating the doorman. Read more.

The Bungalow Santa Monica is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

35. The Bungalow Santa Monica

9.0
101 Wilshire Blvd (at Ocean Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Lounge · Wilshire-Montana · 130 tips and reviews

Tina S.Tina Segura: Sweet lounge spot. Lots of seating - couches/tables. has a few diff bars, ping pong tables, chill spot with quiet enough music to hold a conversation. Good vibes. I'll be back.

George Jones Rooftop Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

36. George Jones Rooftop Bar

9.1
Nashville, TN
Bar · 13 tips and reviews

Angie O.Angie Osmanski: Great views of the city with amazing music! There's a steady flow of people where you can eventually find a table. I would go downstairs to the restaurant for food.

The Rooftop Lounge is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

37. The Rooftop Lounge

8.9
1289 S Coast Hwy (Cress St.), Laguna Beach, CA
Cocktail Bar · The Village · 63 tips and reviews

honeywhatscooking.comhoneywhatscooking.com: Breathtaking views! Come here for cocktails during sunset. Loved the mango mojito. Classic mojito was good, but slightly strong. Coconut shrimp was yummy.

The Canopy is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

38. The Canopy

8.9
340 Beach Dr NE (4th ave NE), Saint Petersburg, FL
Lounge · North Downtown · 45 tips and reviews

Juan H.Juan Hernandez: Great spot for drinks with a view! Beautiful scenery and the drinks and food are good too. Perfect for an afternoon date