Rooftop bars Buenos Aires

Complete guide to the 12 best rooftop bars in Buenos Aires [2020 update]

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Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Last updated: September 15th, 2020

This is the ultimate guide to help you find the best rooftop Buenos Aires. A city that attracts people from all over the world, much because of the culture and food – but also for their roof terraces. Watching the Obelisk and Río de la Plata from above, drink in hand. It does not get much better than that. Here you'll find all the info you need about every rooftop Buenos Aires worth a visit: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From trendy and sky-high rooftop lounges to vibrant and casual terraces, there is a rooftop bar in Buenos Aires for everyone. Just scroll down and find the Buenos Aires rooftop bar best suited for you.

Or use the Buenos Aires rooftop map in the top right corner.

Area:Recoleta
Rooftop bar Alvear Roof Bar in Buenos Aires
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Alvear Roof Bar

$$$ Av. Alvear 1891
  • Highlights
  • 11th floor
  • Modern cocktails
  • Panoramic views
  • Luxorious

A chic and luxurious rooftop bar in Buenos Aires with a fantastic panoramic view over the city. The roof bar is perched on the 11th floor of the equally luxurious Alvear Palace Hotel, located in the fashionable neighborhood of Recoleta. The open-air terrace is available for both hotel guests and the public, and although classy it still offers a relaxed and fun vibe. From the rooftop bar you can order tasty light bites and classic cocktails with a modern twist, along with signature ones, all crafted to perfection.

Area:Downtown
Rooftop bar Trade Skybar in Buenos Aires
2

Trade Skybar

$$$$ Av. Corrientes 222
  • Highlights
  • 19-21th floor
  • 360-views
  • Trendy
  • Expertly crafted cocktails

Trade Sky Bar is a trendy and Art Deco-inspired rooftop Buenos Aire, found on top of the Comega Building in the heart of downtown Buenos Aires, offering three levels of rooftop enjoyment: a 19th floor indoor restaurant and bar, a 20th floor exclusive Omakase restaurant, and a top floor rooftop bar, with breathtaking 360-views over pretty much all of the city. The Trade menu includes international and contemporary cuisine, along with a nice selection of expertly crafted cocktails, served in an atmosphere and setting that shines top class.

Area:Plaza San Martin
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Sky Bar (Hotel Pulitzer) in Buenos Aires
3

Sky Bar at Hotel Pulitzer

$$$ C/ Maipú, 907 Esquina Paraguay
  • Highlights
  • 13th floor
  • Bossanova & soul
  • Sunset views
  • Seasonal cocktails

Perched on the top floor of the chic Hotel Pulitzer, located in downtown Buenos Aires, the 13th floor Sky Bar is bright and modern in design and offers a fantastic view of the BA skyline, especially magic right around sunset. The open air wooden decked terrace is a popular after work spot, and the crowd and vibe is towards trendy and sophisticated but still with a very relaxed and fun feel. Up here you can enjoy the sound of chill out music (sometimes by live bands) and the rooftop bar serves fantastic seasonal crafted cocktails.

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Area:Palermo Soho
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Selina Hotel Rooftop in Buenos Aires
4

Selina Hotel Rooftop

$$$ Guatemala 4931
  • Highlights
  • 9th floor
  • Casual-chic
  • Amazing views
  • DJs & live music

Located in the heart of the trendy neighborhood Palermo Soho, the vibrant and cosmopolitan Selina Rooftop offers a mix of music, bites, drinks and some fantastic and open views over the surrounding landscape and Buenos Aires skyline. The rooftop menu is straight forward but tasty, offering classic cocktails, crafted beers and selection of bar-style food. Filled with a relaxing, casual-chic vibe, Selina Rooftop is a place where the local crowd connect with foreign visitors, enjoying both DJ sets and live performances.

Area:Montserrat
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Salon 1923 in Buenos Aires
5

Salon 1923

$$$$ Av. de Mayo 1370
  • Highlights
  • 16th floor
  • Architectural landmark
  • Panoramic views
  • Live music shows

Palacio Barolo is one of Buenos Aires' top architectural landmarks, and it also comes with quite a unique Buenos Aires rooftop bar. This 16th floor venue offers amazing sights both inside and out, where the interior lets you be impressed by the buildings architecture, while the outdoor terrace offers panoramic sights over much of the city's famous landmarks. Open from morning to night, the rooftop menu includes everything from breakfast, light lunches and coffee, to drinks with an Italian stamp.

Area:Recoleta
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires BAB Cerveceria in Buenos Aires
6

BAB Cerveceria

$$$ Junín 1763
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Beer rooftop
  • Vibrant
  • Lovely views

Located right by the Cementerio de La Recoleta, BAB Cerveceria is a vibrant and cosmopolitan rooftop beer garden. The terrace comes with a charming setting, where high-stools and barrel tables offer front-row seats to some amazing views over the cemetery and the skyline. Not surprising, the rooftop menu comes packed with different types of beer, but also crafted cocktails and nice and filling bar bites. Relaxing and youthful in ambience, this is a fantastic rooftop Buenos Aires rooftop for some after-work beers with a view.

Area:Downtown
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Cielo Sky Bar in Buenos Aires
7

Cielo Sky Bar

$$$ 180 Cerrito
  • Highlights
  • 13th floor
  • Obelisk views
  • Classic lounge
  • Rooftop pool

On top of the Hotel Grand Brizo Buenos Aires, right by the famous Avenida 9 de Julio, you find a stylish and classic rooftop lounge, called Cielo Sky Bar. Offering a drink menu based on classic cocktails and a food menu with tasty tapas, this rooftop comes with one really unique selling point: its open-air views over the majestic Obelisk. With a great atmosphere and sophisticated lounge vibe, this sky bar Buenos Aires is a popular venue both among the local after-workers and foreign visitors.

Area:Florida
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Maldini in Buenos Aires
8

Maldini

$$$ Vedia 3626
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Beach club vibes
  • Sunny days & vibrant nights

Maldini Rooftop brings a large slice of beach club-vibes to the Buenos Aires rooftops. Or in this case, to the rooftop of the Dot Baires Shopping Mall. Filled with colors and atmosphere, the spacious terrace comes with cool views over the skyline, but even more so a great atmosphere from day to night. Up here you can enjoy everything from refreshing cocktails and buckets of beer, to street-food like burgers and tacos.

Area:Montserrat
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Dome Rooftop Bar in Buenos Aires
9

Dome Rooftop Bar

$$$ Av. de Mayo 1396
  • Highlights
  • 6th floor
  • Intimate
  • Fantastic views
  • Cocktail garden

In the heart of the historic Montserrat neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the tango-themed Tango de Mayo Hotel comes with a beautiful 6th floor rooftop, called Dome Rooftop Bar. Equipped with lanterns, lounge chairs and comfy sofas, the rooftop terrace offers an intimate setting, as well as some amazing views over the impressive Barolo Palace and the historic Buenos Aires domes. Indulge in a menu offering a wide and fine selection of cocktails, alongside local and international beers and wines, as well as tapa-style appetizers.

Area:Downtown
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Vuelta Abajo Social Club in Buenos Aires
10

Vuelta Abajo Social Club

$$$$ Av. Corrientes 222
  • Highlights
  • 15th floor
  • Habanos terrace
  • Panoramic views
  • Sophisticated

Found on the 15th floor of the Comega Building, Vuelta Abajo Social Club offers restaurant, bar and habanos terrace packed in one stylish and exclusive venue. Equipped with a 10 meter long marble bar, elegant seating and fantastic views over the Buenos Aires skyline, the rooftop menu includes both haute cuisine and crafted signature cocktails. But the real unique selling point is the impressive selection of cigars. With a well stocked walk-in humidor, you find a huge array of Cuban and Dominican cigars.

Area:Puerto Madero
Rooftop bar BHotel Madero in Buenos Aires
11

Hotel Madero

$$$ Dique 2, Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360
  • Highlights
  • 9th floor
  • Exclusive
  • Pool party
  • Sophisticated

The fantastic Hotel Madero can boost with a very nice Buenos Aires rooftop bar. The terrace is equipped with jacuzzis and sun loungers, and there is a large indoor pool and spa area just beside the roof terrace. Here you can enjoy healty food and drinks to the skyline view of Buenos Aires. While the rooftop is mainly available for guests at the hotel, some evenings Hotel Madero hosts pool partys and cocktail sessions up here, which are very popular events to attend.

Area:Barrio Montserrat
Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Portal del Sur Hostel Rooftop Bar in Buenos Aires
12

Portal del Sur Hostel Rooftop Bar

$$ 855 Hipólito Yrigoyen St
  • Highlights
  • Hostel rooftop
  • Great atmosphere
  • Traveling crowd

Portal del Sur Hostel is located in the heart of Buenos Aires and comes with a rooftop bar offering awesome views, a good drink list and a warm and festive atmosphere. Being on top of a hostel, this is a perfect place to meet new people from all over the world while enjoying the views. Lots of activities available with pool tables, table tennis and various other entertainment available, and there is also live bands performing from time to time.

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This guide was made by The Rooftop Guide, the world's leading experts on rooftop bars. With over 600 rooftops visited over the last two years, we keep you up to date in the ever growing universe of rooftop venues.

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Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: okt-april
Residents: 12,8 millions
Climate: temperate

Buenos Aires has in recent years seen a boom of hot and new rooftop bars, and there are now a bunch of beautiful terraces to enjoy here throughout the year.

From cocktail bars and fine restaurants, to more charming and vibrant terraces, many of the rooftop Buenos Aires has to offer comes with amazing views over the famous landmarks in the city.

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