Rooftop bars Denver

Complete guide to the 5 best rooftop bars in Denver in 2020

Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

For starters: Which are the best rooftops in Denver? In this list you will find some of the best rooftops in Denver, complete with all info you need. Dress code, opening hours, cocktails, pictures and much more. Stroll around among sports bars and classic ale houses, located at roof terraces in this amazing city. Here you'll find the best Denver roof terraces with all info you need about each rooftop. Just scroll down and find the Denver rooftop bar best suited for you, and we'll answer the question of which the best rooftop bar in Denver is.

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Last updated: October 15th, 2019
Rooftop Ale House at Amato's in Denver
Ale House at Amato's
$$$ 2501 16th St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Craft beers
  • Casual
  • Weekend brunch
A Denver rooftop bar and restaurant that aims to mix traditional dishes, crafted beers and views to perfection. And they do it quite successfully. This modern and stylish ale house, located in the Lower Highlands area just of downtown, comes with a beautiful rooftop terrace with fantastic views of the Denver skyline. Enjoy a large menu including a wide range of Colorado crafts, beer cocktails, bubbles and wines paired with home-made and fresh traditional American bites.
Area:Capitol Hill
Rooftop FIRE Terrace at the Art a hotel in Denver
FIRE Terrace at the ART
$$$$ 1201 Broadway
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Fire pits
  • Panoramic views
  • Cozy
FIRE, on the 4th floor of the modern hotel the ART, comes with both restaurant, lounge and the FIRE Terrace. With location in the heart of Denver, this is a great spot for overlooking the central parts of the city and the bustling life of Broadway Street below. Sophisticated and trendy in vibe, the open-air roof terrace is equipped with lounge chairs, bar stool and comfy fire pits creating a very cozy feeling towards the night. Enjoy crafted and artful cocktails along with a fine selection of wine and crafted beers.
Rooftop Whiskey Tango Foxtrot in Denver
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
$$$ 2907 Huron St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • 90+ whiskeys
  • Atmosphere
  • Great food
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Denver (or 'WTF') is a fairly new rooftop bar in Denver. The restaurant and rooftop terrace is located near Coors Field and it is a sport bar, but also so much more. Here you can enjoy fantastic homestyle food, +90 whiskeys, handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and live music. The rooftop terrace is very simple in decor, but comes with both a covered and an open-air part, a lovely ambience and a very friendly service.

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Area:Platt Park
Rooftop Tavern Platt Park in Denver
Tavern Platt Park
$$ 1475 S Pearl St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Sports bar
  • Neighborhood feel
  • 24 taps
While there are several Tavern-venues across Denver, it is the one at Platt Park that comes with a lovely rooftop terrace. This Denver sports- and rooftop bar is perched only on the second floor, but still offers a great al-fresco vibe and nice views over the neighborhood. Perfect terrace if you are a fan of live sports and good brews. Numerous TVs where you can catch the game and 24 different taps, mainly focusing on local breweries. But also events like Tuesday Trivia, live music and weekend brunch.
Rooftop ViewHouse Ballpark in Denver
ViewHouse Ballpark
$$$ 2015 Market St
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Eatery, Bar & Rooftop
  • Event filled
  • Fun
The name (ViewHouse Ballpark) of this Denver rooftop bar says it all. Superb views among the skyscrapers of downtown Denver. But grand vistas is absolutely not all that this Eatery, Bar & Rooftop has to offer. this is the place for mixing casual eating and drinks with activites and fun vibes, themed parties, 'Silent Disco Yoga', games or watching any of your favourite sport on the TV. If events is not your thing, just make your way up to the large rooftop terrace, with regular tables and lounge sofas by the fire-pits.

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Rooftop bar Denver

Rooftop-grade: 5/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 700 000
Climate: Seasonal

The city has a semi-arid continental climate zone, with 4 distinct seasons. Warm summers, nice spring and cold winter and autumn. This allows the best rooftop bars in Denver to stay open around 4-6 months every year during the summer.

Despite that the city has a lot of skyscrapers, the Denver roof terraces here are often located at restaurants on a quite low altitude.

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. Most of the rooftops are quite casual and with now particular dress code or things like that.

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 secondary here. More focus on the atmosphere and food/drinks.

About Denver

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.