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Rooftop Bars Mexico City

2023 update
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Best time to visit November - April
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Mexico City
Rooftop Bar Mexico City

14 best rooftop bars in Mexico City

Updated:January 10, 2023

Viva Mexico! Viva las terrazas CDMX! Welcome to the the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in all of northern America. Packed with history, Mexico City also offers a climate perfect for rooftop bars. But which is the best rooftop bar Mexico City?

Find out with our complete guide below, packed with all info you need about each rooftop: opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and so much more. After all, the taco and the margarita do taste better with a great view. Just scroll down and find the Mexico City rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list
Rooftop Bar Mexico City El Mayor in Mexico City
1

El Mayor

$$$ | 3rd floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Historical views
  • Modern terrace
  • Mexican food

A lovely rooftop restaurant and bar, set on top of the traditional publishing house, just a block away from the Mexico Zócalo. El Mayor is a great spot for mixing tasty Mexican food with fantastic views over the Templo Mayor. While historical in location, the spacious terrace is contemporary in design and setting. The kitchen offers classic Mexican food with a contemporary touch, and from the rooftop bar you can order everything from cold beer and classic cocktails to premium spirits and lemonade.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Cityzen in Mexico City
2

Cityzen

$$$$ | 38th floor | Juárez
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Spectacular views
  • Exclusive

Perched on top of the Sofitel Mexico City Reforma, Cityzen Rooftop Kitchen is an exclusive venue for elevated experiences. Mixing a stylish indoor lounge and an outdoor terrace, here you are surrounded with spectacular views of Paseo de la Reforma, the Angel of Independence and Chapultepec Castle. Trendy and sophisticated atmosphere, Cityzen serves an impressive food menu with luscious French and Mexican cuisine, and an equally impressive is selection of drinks, ranging from high-end spirits to innovative signature cocktails.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Terraza Cha Cha Chá in Mexico City
3

Terraza Cha Cha Chá

$$$$ | 6th floor | Plaza de la República
  • Highlights
  • Trendy & tropical
  • Great vibes
  • Lovley views

Elegant, chic, great food and drinks, plus fantastic views over the the Revolution Monument. Terraza Cha Cha Chá rooftop bar and restaurant has pretty much all one can wish for. Up here you can enjoy tasty Mexican dishes with an international touch, crafted cocktails and a wide variety of Mexican beer. Open from around noon to late at night, this is a fantastic spot for both a long and relaxing lunch, as well as for late night gatherings when the atmosphere really gets going.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Supra Roma Rooftop in Mexico City
4

Supra Roma Rooftop

$$$$ | 14th floor | Roma Norte
  • Highlights
  • Cultural & bohemian
  • 360º views
  • Casual & trendy

Supra is a cultural and elevated destination designed to be a sensory experience through music, consciousness, art, gastronomy and mixology. Floating 14 floors above Roma Norte, this bohemian and unique rooftop mixes earthy tones, comfortable lounge areas, dining tables and lush greenery, all surrounded with amazing 360º views over Mexico City. Blending tastes of Mexico and the Middle East, up here you can indulge in a rich and diverse menu, filled with both tacos and kebabs, as well a original mixology cocktails and hookas.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Terraza Catedral in Mexico City
5

Terraza Catedral

$$$ | 6th floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Charming & relaxing
  • Amazing views
  • Vibrant events

Perched on top of the Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, located in the historic center of Mexico City, Terraza Catedral offers a charming, relaxing and vibrant rooftop experience. Spacious and playful in decoration, and with amazing views over the Mexico City skyline, here you can enjoy a menu filled with both Mexican bites and burgers, as well as refreshing and crafted signature cocktails. Both locals and travelers take aim for the Terraza Catedral to enjoy relaxing hours and sunny drinks, or the vibrant evening events.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Alelí Rooftop in Mexico City
6

Alelí Rooftop

$$$ | 4th floor | Roma Norte
  • Highlights
  • Lush terrace
  • Crafted experience
  • Grill

Located on a tranquil street in the trendy Roma Norte, Alelí Rooftop offers a comfy and crafted experience, elevated above the buzz below. The lush and garden-like terrace does not offer the most panoramic views, but instead cool murals, plenty of greenery and cosy string lights. Aiming to bring the markets of Mexico to your table, Alelí Rooftop serves a crafted selection seasonal grill dishes, complemented with creative cocktails, as well as a fine selection of wine and draft beers.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City La Azotea de Barrio Alameda in Mexico City
7

La Azotea de Barrio Alameda

$$$ | 4th floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Gazebo
  • Amazing views
  • Comfy & fun

Set right next to Alameda Central, the oldest municipal park in Mexico City, La Azotea rooftop restaurant & bar offers a great setting to enjoy the Centro Histórico from above. Lush and charming, the rooftop garden offers plenty of open-air seating, as well as a gazebo, all surrounded with amazing views over the park below and out over the city skyline. Open daily for lunch, dinner and drinks, the rooftop menu includes dishes from the grill and Mexican bites, along with plenty of crafted brews and inventive cocktails.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Downtown Hotel Terrace Bar in Mexico City
8

Downtown Hotel Terrace Bar

$$$ | 4th floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Trendy
  • Rooftop pool
  • Live DJs

On top of the luxury boutique Downtown Hotel you find a truly spectacular rooftop terrace. Working both as a rooftop pool terrace for guests staying at the hotel, as well as a trendy rooftop bar where all can relax and enjoy with a cocktail and fine views over the surrounding heritage buildings. Modern in decoration and vibrant in atmosphere, the rooftop bar offers a large cocktail list, along with a nice slection of Mexican bites.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Balmori Roofbar in Mexico City
9

Balmori Roofbar

$$$ | 3rd floor | Roma Norte
  • Highlights
  • Trendy
  • Craft cocktails
  • International vibe

Balmori Roofbar is a modern rooftop bar with an international vibe, a mix that is otherwise quite hard to find in Mexico City. Located in the hip area Roma Norte, the green and lush terrace at Balmori offers a trendy oasis for food and drinks, above the bustling streets below. Enjoy craft cocktails that are both fun, original and rich, along with Mexican wine, a large range of beer and an international and urban food menu with Mexican touches.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Miralto in Mexico City
10

Miralto

$$$ | 40-41st floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Sky Bar
  • Amazing views

On the 41st floor of the Latin American Tower you find the modern rooftop restaurant Miralto, and one floor below the rooftop bar Nivel 40 SkyBar. Here you get panoramic and unobstructed views over the four cardinal points of the city, including the Zócalo, Reforma, La Basilica de Guadalupe and even Santa Fe. Open from breakfast to late night, the restaurant serves a modern take on traditional Mexican food, while the bar offers a large range of refreshing cocktails and both local and international wines.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City La Casa de las Sirenas in Mexico City
11

La Casa de las Sirenas

$$$ | 3rd floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Historical views
  • Hidden gem
  • Mexican food

Located in a a 16th-century building in the heart of the historical center of Mexico City, this restaurant and bar comes with a true hidden gem, the top-floor terrace. Built in 1754, the very historical terrace comes with a fantastic view, toward the Zócalo via the Plaza del Templo Mayor. Enjoy tasty regional dishes prepared with contemporary flair, and complemented with refreshing margaritas and over 250 tequila brands, the restaurant-bar setting is complete.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City 191 Rooftop in Mexico City
12

191 Rooftop

$$$ | 3rd floor | Roma Norte
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Lush
  • Live music & stand up

Found on top of Hotel Roma 191 in Roma Norte, 191 Rooftop offers a lush escape above the buzzing city streets. The charming and modern outdoor terrace comes surrounded and covered with greenery, and offers a menu that includes a refreshing selection of signature and classic cocktails, as well as cold beers, champagne and spirits in glass or by the bottle, complemented with gastropub dishes. A weekend hot-spot, 191 Rooftop is a great venue for vibrant and fun hours with a group of friends, as well as live music and stand up shows.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City La Terraza Gran Hotel in Mexico City
13

La Terraza Gran Hotel

$$$$ | 5rd floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Historic views
  • Haute cuisine

For historic and amazing views in the Zócalo, it is hard to beat the elegant La Terraza Restaurant & Bar, found on the fifth floor of the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico. Open from brekfast / brunch, through lunch and dinner, La Terraza offers delicious haute cuisine, including authentic Mexican dishes, as well as grill and global options. You can enjoy the food from an á la carte menu, or try the seasonal tasting menu.

Rooftop Bar Mexico City Bacanora Terraza in Mexico City
14

Bacanora Terraza

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Roma Norte
  • Highlights
  • Cozy & elegant
  • Sonoran food
  • Weekend breakfast

Found in Roma Norte, Bacanora Terraza is a cozy, elegant and multi-level indoor-outdoor rooftop restaurant & bar, serving tastes of Northern Mexico. The lush upper floor terrace comes equipped with a retractable roof, so here you can wine and dine with views over Tonalá no matter the weather. Paying tribute to Yaqui cuisine from the state of Sonora, the rooftop menu includes a wide variety of premium meat cuts and and seafood brought from the Pacific, as well as the best Mexican wines from all over the Northeast and an excellent mixology repertoire.

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City info

Rooftop bar Mexico City

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: November - April

Residents: 9 millions

Climate: subtropical highland

Mexico City is located in the Valley of Mexico, about 2 200 meters above sea level. Due to its tropical location but high elevation, the temperatures are not as high as one could expect, but instead fairly comfortable throughout the year. June to October is however rainy season.

Overall, the climate in Mexico City is great for rooftop bars, and they can stay open year round. Most of the city rooftops are located in the Historic Center of downtwon, which means that views often come with a great, historic touch. Most rooftops are also a combination of rooftop bar and restaurant, where you can enjoy both the Mexican kitchen and refreshing drinks.

About Mexico City

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (CDMX) is the capital of Mexico, and also the most populous city in North America. Founded by Native Americans, it is the oldest capital in America, so it is no wonder that it comes with a lot of history. A popular tourist destination, and the city offers about 160 museums, lots of heritage buildings and fantastic food (just to name a few things.