Rooftop bars Mexico City

Complete guide to the 6 best rooftop bars in Mexico City [2020 update]


Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Last updated: March 19th, 2020

Viva Mexico! Viva las terrazas CDMX! Welcome to the the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in all of North 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.

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Area:Plaza de la República
Rooftop Terraza Cha Cha Chá Rooftop bar in Mexico City

Terraza Cha Cha Chá

$$$$ De La República 157
  • Highlights
  • 6th floor
  • 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 Downtown Hotel Terrace Bar Rooftop bar in Mexico City

Downtown Hotel Terrace Bar

$$$ Isabel la Católica 30
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • 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 El Mayor Rooftop bar in Mexico City

El Mayor

$$$ Av. República de Argentina 15
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • 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. 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 at El Mayor 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.

Area:Roma Norte
Rooftop Balmori Roofbar in Mexico City

Balmori Roofbar

$$$ Zacatecas 139
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Trendy
  • Craft cocktails
  • International vibe

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 La Casa de las Sirenas rooftop bar in Mexico City

La Casa de las Sirenas

$$$ República de Guatemala 32
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • 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.

Area:Alameda Central
Rooftop Miralto rooftop bar in Mexico City


$$$ Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Highlights
  • 40-41st floor
  • Restaurant
  • Sky Bar
  • Amazing views

On the 40-41st floor of the Latin American Tower, right in the heart of Mexico City’s Historic Center, you find this modern restaurant and rooftop bar. 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.

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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 temoeratures 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.