Rooftop bars Boston

Complete guide to the 5 best rooftop bars in Boston in 2020

Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

It is definitely not all Irish pubs and marathons, have a look upwards and find the best Boston rooftop bars. For starters: Which are the best rooftops in Boston? Or have a look right here, at the ultimate guide to the best roof terraces in this lovely city on the American east coast. You'll find all info you need about each rooftop. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Boston? Just scroll down and find the Boston rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Last updated: October 14, 2019
Rooftop bar Boston Pier 6 in Boston
Pier 6
$$$ 1 8th St.
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Waterfront restaurant
  • Sea views
  • Weekend brunch
One of Bostons absolute best waterfront dining destinations, that also comes with a rooftop bar offering one of the best views in the city. While only two floors up, the vistas over the Boston skyline and the harbor waterfront are simply amazing. Here you can enjoy classic New England dishes with a focus on fresh seafood both for lunch, dinner and as weekend brunch. The rooftop bar also offers drinks of the highest quality, ranging from crafted signature cocktails to a good selection of beers on draft and wine/champagne.
Area:Harvard Square / Cambridge
Rooftop bar Boston The Sinclair in Boston
The Sinclair
$$$ 52 Church St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Concert club
  • Weekend brunch
  • Cosy terrace
Located at Harvad Square in Cambridge, this place is mostly famous as a live music club where you can catch great acts several times a week. But it is also a restaurant that comes with a lovely and charming rooftop bar. Up on the roof terrace you have views of Boston's skyline and if you are lucky you can catch the magical sunset. The restaurant serves American gastro-pub dishes while the rooftop bar offers crafted signature cocktails along with a nice selection of IPA's and other beers.
Area:Boston Common
Rooftop bar Boston Rooftop @ Revere in Boston
Rooftop @ Revere
$$$ Revere Hotel, Stuart St
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Indoor pool
  • 360-view
  • Handcrafted cocktails
A fantastic rooftop bar, bringing a slice of Miami / Las Vegas to downtown Boston. Perched on top of the Revere Hotel Boston Common, the large rooftop deck and bar is a real summer destination with comfy sun loungers, private cabanas and great views over the Back Bay. Modern and luxurious in design, with a chill and trendy ambience, the Revere rooftop bar offers handcrafted cocktails and other refreshing drinks, along with a nice set of bites. Buy day pass / rent cabana for daytime lounging or visit without charge during summer nights.

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Area:Boston Waterfront
Rooftop bar Boston Legal Harborside in Boston
Legal Harborside
$$$ 270 Northern Ave
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Harbor views
  • 3 floors / 3 concepts
  • 27 wines by the glass
A multi-level seafood restaurant and bar, located on the Boston Waterfront, that comes with a roof deck and rooftop bar with breathtaking views over the water and harbor. Casual all-day dining on the first floor, more celebratory eating and cocktails on second, the Legal Harborside third floor and rooftop deck offers drinks and Sushi bites in a fun and vibrant atmosphere. Equipped with retractable glass walls and ceiling, making it a four-season rooftop.
Area:Downtwon / Back Bay
Rooftop bar Boston Colonnade in Boston
$$$ 120 Huntington Ave
  • Highlights
  • 12th floor
  • Rooftop pool
  • 360-view
  • Rooftop yoga
Colonnade Hotel in downtown Boston comes with a magical rooftop bar and one of few Boston rooftop pools. From the 12th floor terrace (called RTP) you get a very cool view of downtown Boston and its skyline, and even more so a luxurious setting with sun loungers, daybeds and cabanas available for rent. Only open during the warmer season and during daytime the rooftop pool is mainly a cooling retreat for guests at the hotel. After 5pm on weekdays the RTP is free for all to enjoy poolside bites and drinks like crafted cocktails, sangria and mules.

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Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 4,3 millions
Climate: temperate

Boston has a temperate climate, which means hot summers and snowy and windy winters. So if you want to get the most out of your visit to one of the best rooftop bars Boston Ma, be sure to visit in the summer.

The terraces here often have a classic American style with overblown decor and great views of the city´s skyline and water.

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Boston is the largest city in the state of Massachusetts and the city is also the capital of the same state. Boston counts as a world city. Mainly thanks to the cultural bit as well great education and healthcare. Boston is also ranked as one of America's best sports cities. Teams like Bruins (NHL), Celtics (NBA), Patriots (NFL) and the Red Sox (MLB) all belong to the nation's best in their sport.