America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars
HandleBar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

1. HandleBar

8.7
121 E 5th St (Brazos), Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 68 tips and reviews

John C.John Cassillo: Great outdoor patio with shade, plus great beer list and Happy Hour.

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

2. Mr. Purple

9.1
180 Orchard St (btwn Houston & Stanton St), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Lower East Side · 119 tips and reviews

Shpak I.Shpak Irina: Beautiful rooftop bar, feels like you are in friend's living room.

Red Derby is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

3. Red Derby

8.7
3718 14th St NW (at Quincy St NW), Washington, D.C.
Dive Bar · Petworth · 94 tips and reviews

Ben R.Ben R: Good cheap beer and a roof deck, what's not to like? Cans only, cash only.

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

4. Rooftop Bar at The Standard

8.9
550 S Flower St (at 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Bar · Financial District · 149 tips and reviews

Rachel L.Rachel Lodin: Go on a Thursday to avoid the cover charge!

Berry Park is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

5. Berry Park

8.8
4 Berry St (at N 14th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Williamsburg · 278 tips and reviews

Fanny C.Fanny Cussac: Amazing view from the rooftop! Try the Huckleberry lemonade

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

6. Mad Oak Bar

9.2
135 12th St (Madison), Oakland, CA
Bar · Downtown Oakland · 27 tips and reviews

Alice M.Alice Mollison: Awesome patio and wide selection of craft beers

Ale House at Amato's is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

7. Ale House at Amato's

8.3
2501 16th St (at Central St), Denver, CO
Beer Garden · Highland · 122 tips and reviews

Erin G.Erin G: Great beer, food & rooftop overlooking Denver.

The Rooftop Bar at Vendue is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

8. The Rooftop Bar at Vendue

8.6
19 Vendue Range (East Bay St), Charleston, SC
Bar · French Quarter · 80 tips and reviews

Aaron S.Aaron Sabino: The view is fantastic. Place is lively and just swanky enough without being pretentious.

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

9. The Rooftop Lounge

8.9
1289 S Coast Hwy (Cress St.), Laguna Beach, CA
Cocktail Bar · The Village · 65 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.

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

10. Acme Feed & Seed

9.1
101 Broadway, Nashville, TN
Bar · 92 tips and reviews

Andy M.Andy Mattice: Roof deck is fabulous, when it is open. Great place for when you get tired of the honky tonk.

Fountainhead is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

11. Fountainhead

9.0
1970 W Montrose Ave (at N Damen Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Ravenswood · 96 tips and reviews

Eric V.Eric Venker: Great rooftop seating with a dedicated bar up there, very solid selection on draft.

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

12. Fly Bar & Restaurant

9.0
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!

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

13. Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel

9.1
933 S Broadway (9th St.), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Bar · South Park · 68 tips and reviews

Jessica W.Jessica Westbrook: They have a hot tub and towel service. You don't need to be a hotel guest. Just order drinks!

No Name Saloon is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

14. No Name Saloon

8.5
447 Main St, Park City, UT
Bar · 107 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Dickey: Awesome vibe here. Eclectic decor and really laid back atmosphere. The rooftop patio is amazing on a nice day, but there are big space heaters too for the chilly days.

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

15. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.8
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 626 tips and reviews

Tim B.Tim Bushnell: An amazing place to sit outside and enjoy the skyline with a drink

Marvin is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

16. Marvin

8.7
2007 14th St NW (at U St NW), Washington, D.C.
Bar · U-Street · 142 tips and reviews

Nushy S.Nushy SC: Several floors with great food downstairs, dancing, mingling and a great rooftop deck with a nice selection of beers. Interesting mix of people.

Departure is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

17. Departure

8.6
525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR
Lounge · Downtown Portland · 114 tips and reviews

Hemant J.Hemant Jawale: Cocktails and the city view. Can't go wrong here!

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

18. The Ides at Wythe Hotel

9.0
80 Wythe Ave (at N 11th St), Brooklyn, NY
Hotel Bar · Williamsburg · 150 tips and reviews

Alexandros P.Alexandros Plexidas: A bit expensive but the view towards Manhattan is very nice, especially during sunset. Enjoy it with a cocktail in the terrace sitting in a chaise longue.

Drumbar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

19. Drumbar

8.7
201 E Delaware Pl (at Mies van der Rohe Way), Chicago, IL
Bar · Streeterville · 63 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Add this to the list of downtown rooftop spaces with a hip, modern terrace atop the Raffaello Hotel. The menu features a mix of seasonal cocktails along with a focus on bourbon and whiskey.

P.O.V. Rooftop Lounge and Terrace is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

20. P.O.V. Rooftop Lounge and Terrace

8.4
515 15th St NW (at W Hotel), Washington, D.C.
Lounge · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 159 tips and reviews

SELF MagazineSELF Magazine: A rooftop pool AND bar... with a view of The White House. Need we go on?

Juvia is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

21. Juvia

8.9
1111 Lincoln Rd (at Lenox Ave), Miami Beach, FL
Cocktail Bar · City Center · 259 tips and reviews

Miguel L.Miguel Lopez: Great dishes, awesome cocktails. Best rooftop view in South Beach.

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

22. High Rooftop Bar at Hotel Erwin

9.0
1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA
Hotel Bar · Venice Beach · 84 tips and reviews

Shali N.Shali Nguyen: Grab a drink and enjoy the view. Reservations are recommended if you are with a group!

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

23. The Canopy

8.9
340 Beach Dr NE (4th ave NE), Saint Petersburg, FL
Lounge · North Downtown · 44 tips and reviews

Kaitlyn W.Kaitlyn Watson: The rooftop bartenders are fantastic! Excellent service industry specials on Sundays and the view is killer. Great for brunch or just slacking off for the day.

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

24. Top of The Standard

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Lounge · Meatpacking District · 295 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.

ROOF on theWit is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

25. ROOF on theWit

8.4
201 N State St (at Lake St), Chicago, IL
Hotel Bar · The Loop · 126 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Finley (@pjfinley): You can find amazing views of the city from this rooftop bar. The service is great and a pretty stellar atmosphere. One of my go-to's in Chicago.

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

26. E.P & L.P.

9.0
603 N LA Cienega Blvd (at Melrose Ave), West Hollywood, CA
Cocktail Bar · 27 tips and reviews

Alex A.Alex Atkind: Great place for the ambience more than the food. Try the rooftop bar in the evening for a city view.

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

27. The Social Lounge and Tapas

8.4
29 Broadway St (btwn College & W Walnut St), Asheville, NC
Cocktail Bar · Downtown Asheville · 27 tips and reviews

LaurenLauren: Gorgeous rooftop bar. Get the Thalia.

Altitude Sky Lounge is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

28. Altitude Sky Lounge

8.9
660 K St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), San Diego, CA
Lounge · East Village · 68 tips and reviews

Alinochka S.Alinochka S.: Incredible views of the stadium - must be the perfect spot to watch games and nice music dj

Nellie's Sports Bar is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

29. Nellie's Sports Bar

8.7
900 U St NW (at 9th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Gay Bar · U-Street · 174 tips and reviews

Michael S.Michael Stratton: Great rooftop! Enjoyed my birthday party there. Staff was GREAT!

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

30. Three Sixty Rooftop Bar

9.1
1 S Broadway (Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark), St Louis, MO
Hotel Bar · Downtown East · 82 tips and reviews

Elizabeth W.Elizabeth Whittington: Scenic view and atmosphere were outstanding. Food was average.

Preservation Pub is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

31. Preservation Pub

8.3
28 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN
Bar · Downtown Knoxville · 55 tips and reviews

LaurenLauren: Love the rooftop bar. Especially if you can get towards the edge to look out onto the square. They have live music every night so you have to get here before 8pm for no cover.

moto-i is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

32. moto-i

8.5
2940 Lyndale Ave S (Lake & Lyndale), Minneapolis, MN
Sake Bar · Lyn Lake · 142 tips and reviews

jason p.jason perry: rooftop drinks and good late night menu

Taylor's People's Park is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

33. Taylor's People's Park

8.8
337 W Main St (at Clinton St), Waukesha, WI
Bar · 75 tips and reviews

Duane D.Duane Drzadinski: Sit on the roof top. Worth the price of admission. :)

Night of Joy is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

34. Night of Joy

8.7
667 Lorimer St (at Meeker Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Williamsburg · 136 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This casual rooftop in Williamsburg has patio furniture and graffiti, and very large and strong signature cocktails during happy hour. You can also score cheap beers. Read more.

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

35. JIMMY at The James

9.0
15 Thompson St. (at Grand St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · SoHo · 140 tips and reviews

Rachel R.Rachel Radnitzer: Amazing views and rooftop pool! Perfect place to enjoy cocktails on a warm spring or summer evening.

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

36. The Well

8.4
7421 N Broadway St (at W 74th Ter), Kansas City, MO
Bar · Waldo · 83 tips and reviews

lauren w.lauren wells: Amazing rooftop patio. Great for drinks after work or fun DJs for a night out on the weekend. Beware they close a little earlier than other MO bars.

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

37. 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!?

Birreria at Eataly is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

38. Birreria at Eataly

8.7
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Beer Garden · NoMad · 322 tips and reviews

JamesJames: This place is visually stimulating. It's a beautiful rooftop deck. The food is great, and there are great local and non local craft beers.

Black Sheep Rooftop is one of America's Ultimate Rooftop Bars.

39. Black Sheep Rooftop

8.8
1534 Oak St, Jacksonville, FL
Cocktail Bar · Riverside · 18 tips and reviews

Melanie M.Melanie Martinez-McClung: So fancy and I just love the rooftop atmosphere!

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

40. Jack Rose Dining Saloon

8.9
2007 18th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Whisky Bar · Adams Morgan · 140 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.