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Rooftop Bars Myrtle Beach

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Best time to visit March - October
Rooftop grade 5/10
Rooftop Bar Myrtle Beach
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Myrtle Beach Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

With a pleasant climate and miles of beaches, it's no surprise that Myrtle Beach is a highly popular destination. To get a bit elevated above the rest, and enjoy the best ocean views, take aim for a Myrtle Beach rooftop bar.

To help you find the top spot, this ultimade guide will lead you straight to every rooftop bar Myrtle Beach worth a visit. From charming terraces along the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to trendy nighlife venues. Just scroll down to find the Myrtle Beach rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

6 best rooftop bars in Myrtle Beach

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach Tin Roof in Myrtle Beach

Tin Roof

$$$ | 4th floor | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Highlights
  • Live music joint
  • Ocean views
  • ‘Better Than Bar Food’

Perched on top of the BLVD building on the world famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Tin Roof is a fun-filled live music joint, where the entertainment is complemented with tasty food and views. The colorful and retro-chic venue features 3 full bars, a stage for live music, an interior lounge and an open air rooftop terrace, with amazing views over the ocean. Enjoy acoustic tunes, some of the country’s best bands and DJs, as well as ‘Better Than Bar Food’ items and plenty of refreshing drinks.

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar in Myrtle Beach

RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 3rd floor | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Highlights
  • Trendy yet casual
  • Ocean views
  • Restaurant + Beach bar

Part restaurant and part beach bar, RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar aims to provide a one of a kind oceanfront dining experience. This impressive and multi-level venue covers over 17,000-square-feet, including a rooftop bar with great ocean and beach views. In a trendy yet casual atmosphere, here you can indulge in fresh seafood, prime steaks, and fresh local favorites, as well as a wide selection of craft beers and refreshing signature cocktails.

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach Soho & Rooftop 21 in Myrtle Beach

Soho & Rooftop 21

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Urban terrace
  • Posh nightlife
  • Restaurant + Rooftop bar

Located just two blocks from the oceanfront, Soho Steak & Seafood Sushi Bar doubles as a savory eatery by day and a chic hotspot by night. And it is does so over two floors, with a stylish downstairs restaurant and patio, topped with an open-air rooftop lounge, Called Rooftop 21. With a cosmopolitan and upscale-casual atmosphere, the Soho rooftop invites to both relaxing and sunny happy hour drinks, as well as posh nightlife sessions.

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach Banditos Cantina in Myrtle Beach

Banditos Cantina

$$$ | 3rd floor | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Highlights
  • Mexican
  • Ocean views
  • Tequilas

The modern and trendy Bandidos Cantina brings a large slice of Mexican vibes to Myrtle Beach, from its prime location on the Grand Strand. Mixing covered seating with panoramic windows and open-air patio spots, here you are face to face with some amazing ocean views. Indulge in authentic and inventive Mexican favorites and Southwestern fare, creative concoctions, and a huge and unique selection of tequilas, served in a fun-filled atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach Gulfstream Cafe in Myrtle Beach

Gulfstream Cafe

$$$ | 2nd floor | Garden City
  • Highlights
  • Picturesque
  • Ocean views
  • Sunday brunch

Found in Garden City, about 10 miles south of central Myrtle Beach, Gulfstream Cafe is a charming and classic waterfront institution, perfect to enjoy upscale seafood with a view. Offering both interior and outdoor seating, the prima spot for vistas is the upstairs rooftop deck, where you can enjoy panoramics over the ocean and Murrells Inlet. The menu includes fresh seafood and southern favorites, complemented with signature cocktails, hand-shaken Margaritas and a fine selection of wine.

Rooftop bar Myrtle Beach Sky Bar in Myrtle Beach

Sky Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | North Myrtle Beach
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant
  • DJs

Located on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, the Sky Bar is a vibrant and Ft Lauderdale/Miami style rooftop bar, branded as the premier night life venue on the Grand Strand. While not sky-high in altitude, Sky Bar is a lot higher in vibe, with nightly DJs playing Top 40 Dance, Club Music and R&B, perfect to follow up a fun day on the beach with an equally fun night.

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 Myrtle Beach

Rooftop-grade: 5/10

Prime season: March-Oct

Myrtle Beach has a warm subtropical climate and abundant sunshine, making it a perfect spot for pretty much year-round al fresco fun. While the Myrtle Beach rooftop bars are not sky-high, there are several venues high enough to offer amazing views over the ocean. Perfect to enjoy breezy drinks and southern inspired fare.

About Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a resort city on the east coast in South Carolina. With miles of beaches, a pleasant climate and loads of restaurant and bars, Myrtle Beach one of the most visited destinations in the US. On the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk you find the SkyWheel, one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels.