Rooftop bars Buenos Aires

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12 best rooftop bars in Buenos Aires [2022 update]


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Last updated: January 10, 2023


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.

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Rooftop bar Alvear Roof Bar in Buenos Aires

Alvear Roof Bar

$$$ | 11th floor | Recoleta
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Trade Skybar in Buenos Aires

Trade Skybar

$$$$ | 19-21th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Sky Bar (Hotel Pulitzer) in Buenos Aires

Sky Bar at Hotel Pulitzer

$$$ | 13th floor | Plaza San Martin
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Selina Hotel Rooftop in Buenos Aires

Selina Hotel Rooftop

$$$ | 9th floor | Palermo Soho
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Salon 1923 in Buenos Aires

Salon 1923

$$$$ | 16th floor | Montserrat
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires BAB Cerveceria in Buenos Aires

BAB Cerveceria

$$$ | 3rd floor | Recoleta
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Cielo Sky Bar in Buenos Aires

Cielo Sky Bar

$$$ | 13th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Maldini in Buenos Aires


$$$ | 4th floor | Florida
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Dome Rooftop Bar in Buenos Aires

Dome Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Montserrat
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Vuelta Abajo Social Club in Buenos Aires

Vuelta Abajo Social Club

$$$$ | 15th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar BHotel Madero in Buenos Aires

Hotel Madero

$$$ | 9th floor | Puerto Madero
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires Portal del Sur Hostel Rooftop Bar in Buenos Aires

Portal del Sur Hostel Rooftop Bar

$$ | Barrio Montserrat
  • 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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City info

Rooftop bar Buenos Aires

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.

About Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is Argentina's largest city and also the capital city. The city's name means "The clean air" which might not always be correct. The city's population is called "porteños" which means "he who lives by the harbor".