Rooftop Bars Denver
Nicknamed the 'Mile-High City' because of its location one mile above sea level, Denver is elevated to start with. To get even higher, and to enjoy fantastic views over the Rocky Mountains and the city skyline, head up to one of the best rooftop bars Denver.
To help you find them, we have assembled this ultimate guide to the best rooftops in Denver, packed with all info you need: dress code, opening hours, menus, pictures and much more. From sport bars and classic ale house terraces to sky-high rooftop lounges, Denver offers a great mix of elevated venues. So, which is the best rooftop bar Denver? Just scroll down and find the Denver rooftop bar best suited for you.
Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.
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Rooftop bar Denver
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 700 000
Denver has a semi-arid continental climate zone, with four distinct seasons. Warm summers, nice spring and relatively cold winter and autumn. But with 300+ days of sunshine, most of the best rooftop bars in Denver can stay open year-round. Either thanks to complementing indoor lounges, or with heaters and rooftop igloos out on the terraces.
Despite that the city has plenty of skyscrapers, most of the Denver roof terraces are located on lower levels.
A classic thing for the sky lounges in Denver is to have sports bar with live music, live sports and classic American food and beers, although recent years has seen a boom of trendy sky lounges as well.
If you like live sports, lots of different beers, classic American food as burgers, tacos and other street food, Denver is a very good city regarding places to drink with a view. The view is almost secondary here, with more focus on the atmosphere and food/drinks.
Denver is the capital and the biggest city in the state of Colorado. With around 700 000 inhabitants, Denver ranks as the 19th most populous city in America. The city is located right between the Rocky Mountains to the west and the High Plains to the east, with some lovely views and landscape. Here's a great article if you're looking to do some fly fishing in Colorado.