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11 best rooftop bars in Dallas

Updated:February 6, 2022

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.

The list
Rooftop bar Gallery Rooftop Lounge in Dallas
1

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 Dallas HG Sply in Dallas
2

HG Sply Co.

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

HG Sply Dallas is a farm-to-table 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 Sky Blossom in Dallas
3

Sky Blossom

$$$ | 6th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Chic
  • Great views
  • Authentic Asian tastes

Sky Blossom Rooftop, Bistro & Bar is a charming Dallas rooftop venue, offering a great mix of authentic tastes and lovely views. Six floor above the hustle and bustle below, the chic rooftop comes with indoor dining lounge and an intimate rooftop terrace, overlooking the downtown skyscrapers and The Eye sculpture. Inspired by the concept of infusing different cuisines together, the Sky Blossom menu has its roots in the Vietnamese kitchen, complemented with a selection of colorful, 'must-try' cocktails.

Rooftop bar Dallas Upside West Village in Dallas
4

Upside West Village

$$$ | 8th floor | Uptown
  • Highlights
  • Trendy lounge
  • Skyline views
  • Signatur cocktails

Perched on top of the Canopy By Hilton Dallas Uptown, Upside West Village is one of the hottest venues in town to enjoy drinks with a view. Here you find a stylish inddor lounge with panoramic windows, opening up to a spacious rooftop terrace, all surrounded with unobstructed views of the Dallas skyline. Open daily for trendy bites and drinks with a view, here you can indulge in chef-prepared plates made to share, as well as unique signature cocktails, wine by the glass or bottle and local craft beers.

Rooftop bar Dallas Waterproof
5

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 STIRR Dallas
6

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 Happiest Hour in Dallas
7

Happiest Hour

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Skyline views
  • Large venue
  • Vibrant

Just steps away from the American Airlines Center, Happiest Hour is a vibrant and spacious venue. In fact, it is the largest patio bar and lounge in Dallas. Offering 12,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor lounge, the prime spot for alfresco vibes is the stylish second floor rooftop, surrounded with impeccable views over Victory Park and the Dallas skyline. Packed with plenty of atmosphere, from the casual post-work and pre-game sessions, to more upscale late night vibes, the large rooftop menu comes filled with signature cocktails, wines on tap and more than 50 different beer selections.

Rooftop bar Dallas Quarter Bar Dallas
8

Quarter Bar Dallas

$$ | 2nd floor | Uptown
  • Highlights
  • New Orleans-inspired
  • Picturesque patio
  • Karaoke nights

Located in Uptown Dallas, but the two-level Quarter Bar feels much more like something straight out of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Here you find multiple rooms filled with funky, vintage furniture, but also several outdoor areas, including a sun-drenched rooftop terrace. Enjoy a large selection of French Quarter-inspired signature cocktails, beers and wine, as well as Southern infused dishes, serves as generous weekday happy hour and plenty of weekly specials.

Rooftop bar Dallas The Henry in Dallas
9

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 Terilli’s in Dallas
10

Terilli’s

$$$ | 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 Wit’s End in Dallas
11

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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This guide was made by The Rooftop Guide, the world's leading experts on rooftop bars. With over 800 rooftops visited over the last five years, we keep you up to date in the ever growing universe of rooftop venues.

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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.