Rooftop bars Dallas

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9 best rooftop bars in Dallas [2021 update]

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Last updated: March 9th, 2020


The hot Texas summer calls for rooftop breeze and ice-cold al fresco drinks. This is the only guide you need to find the best Dallas rooftop bars, packed with all the necessary info about each venue: opening hours, dress code, photos, and much more.

Dallas offer a lovely mix of rooftop venues, from swanky and sky-high rooftop lounges with skyline views, to more charming rooftop restaurants and brews. So, which is the best rooftop bar Dallas? Scroll down and find the Dallas rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Gallery Rooftop Lounge in Dallas

Gallery Rooftop Lounge

$$$ | 6th floor | Cedars
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • Fantastic views
  • Modern

Perched on top of the boutique hotel Canvas Hotel Dallas, just south of downtown Dallas, the 6th floor Gallery Rooftop Lounge offers perhaps the best view in all of Dallas, with magical panoramic vistas of the city skyline and other surroundings. While the fantastic rooftop infinity pool is mainly for guests at the hotel (sometimes open for vibrant pool parties), Gallery rooftop bar is open for everyone to enjoy a sunset drink or a full weekend night out. Festive and chic in atmosphere, the rooftop serves art-inspired cocktails and smaller bites to share.

Rooftop bar DallasHG Sply

HG Sply

$$ | 2nd floor | Lower Greenville
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Skyline views
  • Weekend brunch

HG Sply Dallas is a farm-to-table / Paleo-style restaurant that also comes with a large and vivid rooftop bar. Located in Lower Greenville, this is a place that mixes healthy food, delicious drinks and great atmosphere. The spacious rooftop bar has its own menu, with food served like bar bites and drinks come with a great selection of crafted signature cocktails and craft beers, along with more healthy Tribal Juices. Casual but beautiful, the terrace is partly covered and partly open-air, where the picnic like benches are complemented with greenery and fantastic views of the Dallas skyline.

Rooftop bar Dallas STIRR Dallas

STIRR Dallas

$$$ | 2nd floor | Deep Ellum
  • Highlights
  • Fun & vibrant
  • Tasty food & drinks
  • Skyline views

STIRR Dallas is a modern American rooftop bar and restaurant, located in the vibrant Deep Ellum. Here you find a bright and stylish rooftop terrace that, despite only being two floors up, offers great views over the Dallas skyline. Open daily and nightly, the rooftop bar serves a large and tasty selection of contemporary American dishes, along with a wide selection of seasonal, fun and creative signature cocktails. Expect a vibrant and friendly ambience, turning up a notch with live music during weekend nights.

Rooftop bar Dallas Waterproof


$$$ | 19th floor | Downtown Dallas
  • Highlights
  • Pool bar & rooftop lounge
  • Amazing views
  • Rooftop igloos

Perched on top of the classic hotel The Statler in downtown Dallas, the beautiful Waterproof is a pool bar by day and a rooftop lounge by night. Both stylish indoor lounge and open-air terrace, where the outside part offers both a refreshing rooftop pool and panoramic views over the Dallas skyline. Visit for sunny and relaxing afternoon cocktails, or come for the nightly, more swanky and vibrant atompshere. During the colder months, the terrace turns into Winterproof, with some really cool and cosy rooftop igloos.

Rooftop bar Dallas Terilli’s in Dallas


$$$ | 2nd floor | Lower Greenville
  • Highlights
  • Italian restaurant
  • Neighborhood feel
  • Sunday brunch

According to many, Terilli's is one of Dallas best Italian restaurants, and as it comes with a lovely roof terrace, also one of the city's best rooftop restaurants. Located in the heart of Lower Greenville, Terilli’s serves fantastic Italian cuisine and drinks ranging from ice-cold Martinis, classic cocktails, an impressive selection of beers along with a long and very good wine list. The rooftop terrace is decorated with both dining tables and lounge sofas and also has heaters and cosy fire-pits for the chilly nights.

Rooftop bar Dallas The Henry in Dallas

The Henry

$$$ | 2nd floor | Uptown
  • Highlights
  • Stylish & modern
  • Warm & friendly
  • Large selection of food & drinks

The Henry is a modern, casual and beautiful restaurant and rooftop bar, calling themselves 'The Greatest Neighborhood Restaurant'. Located in Uptown Dallas, you can visit the stylish rooftop terrace just about anytime. Come for a sunny lunch, happy hour, a family dinner or a weekend brunch and enjoy simple yet hearty dishes and a large and impressive selection of beverages. All served in a friendly, warm and relaxing in atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Dallas Wit’s End in Dallas

Wits End

$$ | 2nd floor | Deep Ellum
  • Highlights
  • American
  • Live acts
  • Quirky & vibrant

A quirky, rough-on-the-edges but neighborhood friendly Dallas rooftop bar, that offers a great view of the Dallas skyline and Elm Street below. Located in the Deep Ellum area, the building and downstairs bar is covered in graffiti and band stickers, while the open air terace is more rustic in a classic American South style way. Not fancy at all, Wits End is a place for vibrant and fun atmosphere, weekend live bands (mainly heavy rock), other shows and great drinks.

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Rooftop bar Dallas Stackhouse in Dallas


$$ | 2nd floor | Old East Dallas
  • Highlights
  • Homemade burgers
  • Atmospehere
  • Skyline views

Stackhouse rooftop bar is the place to visit in Dallas if you want to mix great homemade burgers with fantastic skyline views. Located just east of downtown Dallas, this classic American burger / beer place has been voted 'best burger in the city' at several times. While great on the inside, the best spot at Stackhouse is the wooden decked rooftop terrace, that comes with several cozy little sitting areas. Looking extra sharp and night, with stylish lanterns giving just the right lighting. Only two floors up, the views over downtown Dallas are still fantastic.

Rooftop bar Dallas Tei-An in Dallas


$$$$ | 2nd floor | Arts District
  • Highlights
  • Japanese restaurant
  • Skyline view
  • Exclusive

Tei-An is one of the very best Japanese restaurants in Dallas, located in the Arts District of downtown. And while the restaurant is well known, its rooftop bar is a bit more secret. But then it is foremost a memebers only rooftop, and only from time to time open to the public. So either you get lucky, or you apply for a mempership at Tei-An.

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Rooftop bar Dallas

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: March-Nov
Residents: 6 millions
Climate: subtropic

When it comes to nice Dallas rooftop bars there is a lot to choose from here. Both luxurious ones and more relaxed ones.

Most of the roof terraces in Dallas are open year around, because of the pleasant climate. Some with fantastic skyline view and other with a view in the middle of the city.

There's a great varaity of nice places to drink with a view at, here. A typical Dallas rooftop bar is located downtown with stellar skyline views.

About Dallas

Dallas is the state of Texas 3rd largest city and the US 9th largest. The city is most recognized of the TV series that was created in the 70s called precisely Dallas. Otherwise, it is best known becuase it was here that America's ex-president John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. Here you will also find one of the world's busiest airports; Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport.