Rooftop bars Atlanta

Complete guide to the 8 best rooftop bars in Atlanta in 2020

Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Georgia on my mind, the best Atlanta rooftop bars on my mind. At least that’s how we thought when we put together the ultimate guide to the best roof terraces in this city. For starters: Which are the best rooftops in Atlanta? Here you'll find all the info you need about each rooftop. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Atlanta? Here's a complete guide to the best places. Just scroll down and find the Atlanta rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Last updated: October 13th, 2019
Rooftop bar Atlanta SkyLounge at the Glenn
SkyLounge at the Glenn
$$$ 110 Marietta St
  • Highlights
  • 11th floor
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • Skyline views
  • Year round
Located in central Atalanta, on top of the historic boutique hotel Glenn Hotel. This rooftop cocktail bar has been praised in various magazines and websites as one of the best rooftop bars Atlanta has to offer. With a mix of sophistication and relaxed Southern charm, SkyLounge is decorated with modern lounge chairs and resembles something of a luxurious porch. It also offers fantastic views over the Atlanta skyline. Serving well-crafted mixologist cocktails along with appetizers, this is a great spot for a fun but classy night out with friends.
Rooftop bar Atlanta Whiskey Blue
Whiskey Blue
$$$$ 3377 Peachtree Rd NE
  • Highlights
  • 12th floor
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Skyline view
  • Live DJ
Newly renovated in fall 2018, Whiskey Blue is a trendy and chic Atlanta cocktail lounge, complete with not one, but two rooftop patios. Perched on top of the modern boutique hotel W Atlanta - Buckhead, the rooftop bar offers magnificent views of Buckhead, Lenox Square and the Atlanta city center and skyline. Popular lounge and a hotel bar definitely not only visited by inhouse guests but also by the local crowd. Enjoy Crafted classic and house cocktails, locally brewed craft beers, a selection of signature lite bites and even a cigar.
Rooftop bar Atlanta Rowdy Tiger Rooftop
Rowdy Tiger Rooftop
$$$ 866 West Peachtree Street NW
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • New 2019
  • Whiskey Bar, Kitchen & Rooftop
  • Grill + games
New for 2019, Rowdy Tiger Rooftop is the seasonal rooftop garden for Rowdy Tiger Whiskey Bar & Kitchen. This Prohibition era-inspired whiskey bar and kitchen offers a large selection of menus inside, while the trendy rooftop terrace is a place for smaller bites, comfy lounge sofas, cosy fire-pits and some fun games. And of course, whiskey! Serving one of the largest whiskey selections in Atlanta, choices range from 1oz tastings to whiskey cocktails, like the house made Old Fashioned.

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Rooftop bar Atlanta STATS Brewpub
STATS Brewpub
$$$ 300 Marietta St NW
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Sports bar
  • 6 home brewed beers
  • Friendly & fun
In downtown Atlanta you'll find the city's best sports bar, that also comes with a nice rooftop deck and views of the city skyline. STATS Brewpub is not only a sports bar, as the name might tell you, they also have their own brewery and offer 6 home-brewed beers. Large indoor and rooftop terrace, large screens to watch live sport but also great food, fun vibes and a friendly atmosphere. The food is towards classic pub fare, but fresh and made with love. Apart from home-brews, the bar also serves wines and cocktails with sport references, like the Power Play Goal.
Area:Grant Park
Rooftop bar Atlanta Republic Social House
Republic Social House
$$ 437-C Memorial Dr. SE
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Eventful
  • Saturday DJ
  • Weekend brunch
Pleasant and relaxed neighborhood-feel rooftop bar with nice views over Oakland Cemetery. Located in Grant Park, the roof terrace at Republic Social House is quite basic in decor, but comes with both open air patio and a covered part with heating, perfect for visits during the colder months. Eventful place, with happenings ranging from different trivias to bingo, poker and darts. The rooftop bar serves a fresh set of classic pub food for both lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, while the drink menu has a wide selection of crafted beers and drafts along with whiskey and signature cocktails.
Area:West Midtown
Rooftop bar Atlanta Six Feet Under
Six Feet Under (West Midtown)
$$ 685 11th St NW
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Pub & Fish House
  • Skyline views
  • Live sports
Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House has two locations in Atlanta, West Midtown and Grant Park, both equipped with rooftop bar. While they are very similar in look and what's on offer, it is the one located in West Midtown that offers the best views, with great vistas over the Atlanta skyline. Relaxed and rustic in vibe and decor, the rooftop servers great dishes from the south and from the sea along with a large selection of draft beers, house specials cocktails, Tequilas and Martinis. Popular, so be in good time for a spot on those sunny days.
Rooftop bar Atlanta WetBar
$$$ 45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
  • Highlights
  • 16th floor
  • Swimming pool
  • Summer / events only
  • Skyline views
Located on top of the trendy hotel W Atlanta Downtown. From the rooftop terrace you get an absolutely stunning view of Atlanta and its surroundings. Equipped with a fantastic rooftop pool, this is Atlanta's only all-weather rooftop pool bar. While guest at the hotel can enjoy the rooftop pool daily, WetBar is only open during summer weekends, and if you are not staying at the hotel you have to RSVP to an event at the rooftop to gain access. Well worth it for poolside games, live music and DJs, fun vibes and service of crafted cocktails and light bites.
Area:Buckhead Village
Rooftop bar Atlanta Fado
$$$ 273 Buckhead Ave.
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Irish pub
  • Live sports
  • Weekend brunch
A classic Irish sports pub and rooftop bar located in downtown Atlanta. More precisely in Buckhead, and it is also called Fado Buckhead Atlanta. Three stories high, the cosy building comes with a rooftop patio that has stone walls and large wall paintings, creating a clear feel of an Irish landscape. While the view from the rooftop is ok, you will most likely visit to watch sports, like soccer, rugby and NFL. Enjoy gastro-style Irish pub cusine, lots of different beers and a fun and friendly atmopshere.

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Rooftop bar Atlanta

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: March-Oct
Residents: 5,6 millions
Klimat: humid subtropical

As for Atlanta rooftop bars, there are a lot of good ones. The amount of skyscrapers in the city enables high-altitude roof terraces with stunning views.

Most of the best cocktail bars with a view available, is located in the city center. But there are also some in the outskirts of the city. The roof terraces located a little outside the city offers a lovely view of Atlanta's skyline.

With Atlanta's size an popularity there should really be more roof terraces here. But for all rooftop enthusiasts, there are some Atlanta rooftops that are absolutely amazing. Both with skyline views, rooftop pools and good food.

So get out there and find the best Atlanta rooftop bars. You can find more info about Atlanta here.

About Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital of the State of Georgia and has a population - suburbs counted - which reaches 5.6 million. Georgia is located north of Florida in the southeastern part of the United States. This means you have a warm climate almost all year round. There of the nickname Hotlanta. The city is perhaps best known for the Olympic Games that was held here in 1996. They also have the world's largest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. So Atlanta is a bit like an aviation hub in the US and worldwide.

Food, drink and party on rooftop bars in Atlanta

On the Atlanta rooftop bars you eat mostly classic American food. Burgers, ribs, fries and so on. In other words - very unhealthy food, but oh so fantasticly good for those who like a little more calorie rich food. As for drinks, there is usually beer or cocktails that dominates at the roof terraces. But of course there is always wine available too. Atlanta may not be a super classic food town. But at the rooftop bars here you often get good authentic American food.

Alltitude and views from the rooftop bars in Atlanta

Atlanta has a lot of skyscrapers, resulting in a lot of the top rooftop bars in Atlanta are situated at very high altitude. The result of this is magnificent views and a lovely skyline. Despite the big amount of skyscrapers there are also some very low-lying roof terraces here. Some that are only ten or twenty meters up. The view is still magnificent with Atlanta's towering skyline as a mighty backdrop.

Other attractions in Atlanta

Centennial Olympic Park is a great urban park that was established during the Olympic Games in 1996. There are many beautiful places there. Among other the interactive fountain, Fountain of Rings and a Ferris wheel - Skyview Atlanta - which gives a great view over the city. Yopu can also find the museum World of Coca Cola in Atlanta, which is one of America's most visited museums. Here you can taste different drinks, guess the secret recipe and much more. For the sports fans there are both basketball, hockey and football to watch.

Flights and hotels in Atlanta

Atlanta's airport ranks as one of the world's largest, and it lands and lifts more planes each day than at any other airport in the world. It is primarily domestic flights in the United States that is very common. Bandara International Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta is located quite near Atlanta, making it easy to travel between downtown and the airport. Given Atlanta's size and the amount of people who travel here, there’s plenty of various hotels here. Many of the city's luxury hotels have fantastic rooftop bars. Summarized, Atlanta is a very good city in terms of both flights and hotels.