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Rooftop Bars Huntsville, AL

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Best time to visit April - October
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Huntsville
Courtesy of Baker & Able

Huntsville Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Found in northern Alabama, Huntsville is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeastern US, and luckily the growth also includes Huntsville rooftop bars.

This complete guide will help you find the very best venues for some elevated fun, complete with all info you need about every rooftop bar Huntsville worth a visit: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

To savor Southern comfort food and crafted drinks with a view, a Huntsville rooftop is always a good idea. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Huntsville best suited for you.

The list

7 best rooftop bars in Huntsville

Rooftop bar Huntsville Stella's Elixir Lounge in Huntsville

Stella's Elixir Lounge

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • 'Posh without pretension'
  • Awarded

Offering a rooftop bar and lounge experience that is truly unmatched, Stella's Elixir Lounge is the place to go for elevated, contemporary and fun evenings in Huntsville. The 4,000 square foot rooftop blends a swanky indoor bar and comfy open air seating areas with cabanas and cozy fire pits, creating a setting reminiscent of Hollywood's golden age. The bar menu features crafted cocktails, both classics and alluring signature elixirs, as well as a well-balanced wine and beer list. Open nightly, the rooftop comes packed with a sophisticated, yet fun and upbeat atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Huntsville Baker & Able in Huntsville

Baker & Able

$$$ | 7th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Swanky
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop igloos

Baker & Able is a swanky rooftop bar, serving lively libations and panoramic views over downtown Huntsville, from the top floor of the 106 Jefferson Huntsville. Mixing a quaint interior lounge with an airy and spacious outdoor terrace, here you can enjoy a unique and crafted high-class cocktail menu, including both signature and classics. There is alos a fine selection of craft beers, global wines, and tasty bar bites. A great spot for elevated summer sessions, but also for cosy winter outings, with rooftop igloos and heaters on the terrace.

Rooftop bar Huntsville Rhythm on Monroe in Huntsville

Rhythm on Monroe

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant + Bar
  • Sunset views
  • Live music

Found at the Von Braun Center entertainment complex, Rhythm on Monroe is a dual-level restaurant and rooftop bar. The venue holds a spacious downstairs interior dining room and outdoor patio, complemented with an airy rooftop bar, equipped with cozy fire pits and comfy seating, overlooking Big Spring Park and downtown Huntsville. Downstairs you can enjoy a full menu of delicious urban fare, while the rooftop offers bites and a much larger selection of drinks. From handmade cocktails to craft brews and a curated wine list.

Rooftop bar Huntsville BarVista at AC Hotel in Huntsville

BarVista at AC Hotel

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant + Bar
  • Beautiful views
  • Sunday brunch

Set on the second floor of the AC by Marriott Hotel, BarVista might not be the most elevated Huntsville rooftop, but still offers a beautiful view of Big Spring Park and downtown Huntsville. Part stylish interior lounge and part climate controlled outdoor terrace, BarVista is available in rain, snow, or during the hot summer days. The rooftop bar and restaurant menu includes carefully curated cocktails, over 90 whiskey's and 60 tequila's, a great variety of bottled, can, and draft craft beers, as well as 'farm to table' dishes.

Rooftop bar Huntsville Prohibition Rooftop Restaurant + Bar in Huntsville

Prohibition Rooftop Restaurant + Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | Madison
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Live music
  • Inspired cocktails

Located in Madison, just outside central Huntsville, Prohibition Rooftop Restaurant + Bar is a stylish and modern venue, opened during 2022. Here you find a beautiful and luxe downstairs lounge, complemented with an indoor / outdoor rooftop bar, overlooking Town Madison. Serving a diverse and down-to-earth food menu, as well as plenty of inspired cocktails, a fine selection of beer and a nice array of wine, Prohibition is the perfect spot for anything from a family dinner or a weekend brunch, to lunch with co-workers or drinks with friends.

Rooftop bar Huntsville Pourhouse Huntsville in Huntsville

Pourhouse Huntsville

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Comfortably swanky
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • Live music

Found at Stovehouse, an old stove company building transformed from a place of labor to a place for leisure, the Pourhouse was Huntsville’s first rooftop bar. Sitting at the heart of the food garden, this bohemian, laid back, upscale and comfortably swanky bar offers both inside and outside seating, downstairs and up on the rooftop. From the rooftop bar you can order creative and crafted cocktails, wine, and craft beers, and catch the weekend live music at the garden stage below.

Rooftop bar Huntsville Moe's Original BBQ in Huntsville

Moe's Original BBQ

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Two terraces
  • Full premium bars
  • Weekend music

Serving award-winning smoked BBQ with red BBQ and Alabama white sauces, Moe's Original BBQ in downtown Huntsville comes with quite a special feature: two rooftop terraces with roll up doors and full premium bars. The wide array of food and drinks is complemented with live music on the weekends, as well as bingo and trivia during the week. Perfect for casual outings with friends and family, preferably mixed with some amazing sunset views.

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 Huntsville

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: April-Oct

Which is the best rooftop bar Huntsville, AL? This complete guide will help you find the all the top rooftop bars Huntsville has to offer. The most populous city in Alabama is set at the foot of a mountain, and the Huntsville rooftop bars offers views over both the city and the rolling hills.

Most of the Huntsville rooftop bars can be found in the downtown area. While the prime season for Huntsville rooftop bars is during the warmer months from spring to fall, the winters are generally mild, and plenty of the terraces are also equipped with heaters.

About Huntsville

Huntsville is located in northern Alabama, and it is the most populous city in the state. Offering plenty of both high-tech and heritage, it is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeastern US. The city is nicknamed Rocket City thanks to its close history with US space missions.