Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Fort Worth

2024 update
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Best time to visit March - November
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Fort Worth
Courtesy of Ático Ft. Worth

Fort Worth Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

When the very hot and humid Fort Worth, Texas summer hits, there is really only one thing to do: find some (hopefully) breeze and ice-cold drinks at a Fort Worth rooftop bar, and as a bonus you will also be blessed with amazing views.

This complete guide will take you to all the elevated venues, packed with all the necessary info you need to find the best rooftop bar Fort Worth: opening hours, dress code, photos, and much more. Just scroll down and find the Ft. Worth rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

6 best rooftop bars in Fort Worth

Rooftop bar Ático Ft. Worth in Fort Worth

Ático Ft. Worth

$$$$ | 6th floor | Fort Worth Stockyards
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Barcelona-vibes
  • Luxurious

Ático is a vibrant sophisticated rooftop bar that brings a large slice of Barcelona-vibes to the most historic parts of Ft. Worth. Perched on top of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, the stylish, intimate and quite luxurious terrace comes surrounded with amazing views, over the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards and the glimmering lights of downtown. Created by world-renowned Chef Tim Love, Ático Ft. Worth serves a carefully curated drink and food menu that invites you on a real tapas-trip.

Rooftop bar The Sinclair Rooftop in Fort Worth

The Sinclair Rooftop

$$$$ | 17th floor | Sundance Square
  • Highlights
  • Highest in Ft. Worth
  • Panoramic views
  • Elevated fare

The highest rooftop bar in Fort Worth is found on top of The Sinclair, housed in a beautiful Art Deco building originally constructed in 1929. 17 floor above downtown you can enjoy crafted small plates, fresh-shucked oysters, fine cocktails and desserts with some truly impressive panoramic views. The rooftop terrace is seasonal and open during the warmer months (year-round for hotel guests).

Rooftop bar Branch & Bird in Fort Worth

Branch & Bird

$$$ | 12th floor | Sundance Square
  • Highlights
  • Downtown views
  • Romantic
  • Weekly live music

Found atop the Sky Lobby Level of Frost Tower Fort Worth in downtown, Branch & Bird offers seasonal and contemporary Amercian shareables, fine drinks, as well as smashing views. Opened in 2018, the venue holds both an airy indoor dining room and a spacious outdoor terrace, where you get some top views over the city skyline. With an atmosphere towards tranquil and sophisticated, this is a great Fort Worth rooftop bar for a sunny lunch or a romantic dinner.


6 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Fort Worth

Rooftop bar Reata Restaurant & Rooftop in Fort Worth

Reata Restaurant & Rooftop

$$$$ | 4th floor | Sundance Square
  • Highlights
  • True Texas
  • 20,000 square feet
  • Downtown views

Nestled in downtown’s Sundance Square, Reata is a truly impressive venue, set over 4 stories and occupying nearly 20,000 square feet. From main dining room to spacious rooftop bar and dining patio with expansive views over downtown Forth Worth. A venue to visit if you really want to experience Texas, Reata comes dressed in a rustic Western-style decor and serves some of the best that Southwestern food has to offer, as well as an extensive and unique selection of wine, cocktails and beers.

Rooftop bar Lot 12 Rooftop Bar in Fort Worth

Lot 12 Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | TCU
  • Highlights
  • New & hot
  • Elevated sports bar
  • Topgolf Swing Suite simulators

Located on TCU’s campus, Lot 12 is a new and hot rooftop bar, offering a great mix of fun times and grand views. Perched on top of the Hyatt Place Fort Worth/TCU, the spacious rooftop comes with both indoor and outdoor seating, surrounded with stunning views over the campus and Fort Worth. The rooftop menu features an extensive and surprising list of TCU-inspired cocktails, along with shareables and bites. For extra fun, reserve the Topgolf Swing Suite simulators.

Rooftop bar Free Play in Fort Worth

Free Play

$$ | 2nd floor | Fairmount
  • Highlights
  • Retro arcade games
  • No admission for rooftop
  • Extensive beer selection

Located in the Fairmount-Southside Historic District, Free Play Ft. Worth does not only offer about 100 authentic retro arcade games, but also nearly 6000 sq. ft. of patio space, including a large and storied rooftop deck. To get crazy with the 'free play' Arcade Games and Pinball indoors, there is an $12 entry fee. But enjoying the rooftop, impressive list of limited and exclusive beers and skyline views is free of charge.

Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

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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City info

Rooftop bar Fort Worth

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: March-Nov

Residents: 900 000

Climate: humid subtropical

The Fort Worth rooftop bar scene has seen a great development during the last couple of years, with new and trendy hotels opening up. And of course, any true new and trendy hotel has a rooftop bar.

The Ft. Worth rooftops can be found all over the city, from downtown’s Sundance Square to the Cultural District and Southside Historic District. With hot, humid and long summer, Fort Worth is a great place for al fresco drinking and dining.

About Fort Worth

Fort Worth is the state of Texas 5th largest city and the US 13th largest. Part of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, the city is maybe not as well known as the close-by neighbor Dallas, it is one of hte fastest-growing cities in the United States. The most famous area of the city is the Fort Worth Stockyards, a National Historic District which used to be one of the largest livestock markets in the US, but now home to many bars, restaurants and music venues.