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Rooftop Bars Phoenix

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Rooftop Bar Phoenix
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Phoenix Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

With great outdoor-weather pretty much all year round, a rooftop bar Phoenix is the perfect spot to enjoy a mix of sunny hours, refreshing drinks and elevated views over the Valley.

This complete guide will lead you to the very best ones, packed with all info you need about each rooftop: opening hours, dress codes, pictures, locations and much more. From swanky Downtown Phoenix rooftop lounges with skyline views, to relaxing poolside terraces. All you need to do is remember to drink water and put on some sunscreen. So, which is the best rooftop bar Phoenix? Just scroll down and find the Phoenix rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

11 best rooftop bars in Phoenix

Rooftop bar Phoenix Floor 13 Rooftop Bar in Phoenix

Floor 13 Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 13th floor | Downtown Phoenix
  • Highlights
  • Skyline views
  • Misters & fire-pits
  • Chic & charming

A chic and charming Phoenix rooftop bar, set on the top floor of the Hilton Garden Inn. Intimate in space, but much more grand when it comes to views, offering breathtaking vistas over the city skyline. Equipped with comfy lounge furniture, the terrace also has misters to keep you cool during hot days, and heaters and fire-pits to keep you warm and cosy during the chilly nights. Expect a relaxing and friendly atmosphere, along with great mixology cocktails and carefully selected beers.

Rooftop bar Phoenix From the Rooftop at Cambria Hotel in Phoenix

From the Rooftop

$$$ | 7th floor | Downtown Phoenix
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • New & trendy
  • Events

From the Rooftop (or FTR Phoenix) is a modern and trendy rooftop bar, set on top of the equally modern and trendy Cambria Hotel in Downtown Phoenix. Equipped with comfy loungers and a refreshing rooftop pool, this is a fantastic spot for soaking up some Southwestern sun while enjoying smashing views over the city skyline. Open daily for vibes, views, drinks and bites, FTR also host many events, from rooftop yoga to evenings of 'Cosmic Cocktails'.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Alibi Tempe in Phoenix

Alibi Tempe

$$$ | 14th floor | Tempe
  • Highlights
  • Tropical
  • Global street food
  • Rooftop pool

Located in downtown Tempe, Alibi Rooftop Lounge is whimsical rooftop bar and restaurant, inspired by tropical coasts from all around the world. The stylish indoor/outdoor rooftop comes with shaded cabanas and lounge-style seating, as well as a glittering rooftop pool and panoramic views over Tempe and the mountains. The rooftop menu includes crafted specialty cocktails and globally inspired street food, served in a great and friendly vibe.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Cottontail Lounge at W Scottsdale in Phoenix

Cottontail Lounge at W Scottsdale

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Scottsdale
  • Highlights
  • Swimming pool
  • Live DJs
  • Luxurious

A trendy and vibrant rooftop bar, located in Scottsdale, a bit north of downtown Phoenix. Situated on the second floor of the W Scottsdale Hotel, this stylish and luxurious lounge holds an exclusive corner of the hotels WET Deck, bringing a slice of LA meets Las Vegas, right in the heart of Arizona. A lovely mix of rooftop bar, lounge and club all at once, the vibe is more chill lounge on weekdays, with plenty of room to enjoy crafted cocktails. At weekend nights / events, the Cottontail Lounge turns real vibrant, with large crowds enjoying the sky-high atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Eden Rooftop Bar at Hotel Palomar in Phoenix

Eden Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Downtown Phoenix
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Great ambience
  • Urban oasis

A new urban oasis in the heart of downtown Phoenix, with a stunning view of South Mountain and the Phoenix skyline. Perched on the 3rd floor of the amazing Kimpton Hotel Palomar, Eden Rooftop Bar offers an elegant and stylish setting, with half part lounge with private cabanas and bar stools, and half part fantastic rooftop pool with sun beds. From the rooftop bar you can order reimagined Coastal / Mediterranean cuisine, along with crafted signature cocktails, craft beer on tap and a fine array of wine and bubbles.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Outrider Rooftop Lounge in Phoenix

Outrider Rooftop Lounge

$$$ | 7th floor | Scottsdale
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Crafted drinks
  • Sunset views

Found on the 7th floor of the Canopy By Hilton Scottsdale Old Town, Outrider Rooftop Lounge is a posh yet laid-back rooftop bar and restaurant, offering a mix of crafted drinks and unrivaled views of Camelback Mountain. The lounge-style terrace mixes comfy seating with cosy fire pits, perfect for friendly and relaxing sips with a view- The rooftop at the Canopy also holds a beautiful and refreshing rooftop pool.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Skydeck at The Clarendon in Phoenix

Skydeck at The Clarendon

$$$ | 5th floor | Encanto
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Open to all
  • Live music & DJs

The Clarendon Hotel and Spa comes with a lovey rooftop hangout, called the Skydeck. Offering panoramic views over the Phoenix skyline and the surrounding mountains, the Clarendon Hotel Phoenix rooftop bar is known as a great spot to take in a sunset while sipping on a cocktail, but it is also famous for its live events. From vibrant DJ nights to more unplugged and jazzy evenings. Open to all, Skudeck serves food and drinks from the Mexican restaurant Fuego below.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Upstairs At Flint in Phoenix

Upstairs At Flint

$$$ | 2nd floor | Biltmore Area
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Sunset views
  • Chef-crafted bites

Flint By Baltaire is a modern and trendy restaurant, serving wood-fired contemporary American fare daily as lunch and dinner. Best of all, the downstairs restaurant is also complemented with a top floor open-air cocktail lounge, called Upstairs At Flint. A bit lighter on the food menu, Upstairs do serve a set of chef-crafted bar bites, but even more so, a premium selection of creative and crafted cocktails and amazing Arizona sunsets.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Degree 270 at Talking Stick Resort in Phoenix

Orange Sky at Talking Stick Resort

$$$$ | 15th floor | Scottsdale
  • Highlights
  • Live entertainment
  • Magical views
  • Modern steakhouse

At the impressive Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale you do not only find a casino and golf courses, but also a fantastic Phoenix rooftop restaurant and lounge. The fine dining restaurant Orange Sky is perched on the 15th floor and offers breathtaking views of the desert and mountains. Enjoy dinner by the floor-to-ceiling windows or on the rooftop patio, or head to Orange Sky Lounge for live music and crafted speciality cocktails.

Rooftop bar Phoenix Rockbar Inc. in Phoenix

Rockbar Inc.

$$ | 2nd floor | Scottsdale
  • Highlights
  • Live music
  • Sports bar
  • Great atmosphere

As the name suggests, Rockbar Inc is a bar where the rock'n'roll-vibes are always present. But it is also a place where all are welcome, and it do also come with a lovely rooftop terrace, perfect for a casual beer looking out over the Scottsdale skyline. This is a place where both local and national bands come to play. And if there are no bands playing, you can enjoy yourself with some pool, or catch a game on TV. The rooftop bar serves a classic bar menu with pizza, sandwich, wings and just about anything you could want in terms of drinks.

Rooftop Bar Smith in Phoenix

Bar Smith

$$$ | 2nd floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Night spot
  • Live DJs
  • Downtown

A bi-level nightclub and Phoenix rooftop bar, where famous DJ's play all night long, both at the indoor main room and up on the rooftop, which holds both dancefloor and an outdoor bar. Bar Smith Phoenix is not your go-to place for sitting down and sipping on a relaxing drink, here you need to put your festive hat on, and preferably also your dance shoes. Open nightly from Wednesday to Saturday, and weekend nights you can expect the dance floor to be packed with a party and dance hungry crowd.

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 Phoenix

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: all year

Residents: 1,6 millions

Climate: subtropical dessert

Which are the best rooftops in Phoenix? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Phoenix. The temperature in Phoenix is warm all year-round with highs around 40 degrees celsius in summer. The climate allows the rooftop bars in Phoenix to be open all year round.

The terrace bars in Phoenix often have a swimming pool and comfortable lounge furnitures. If you like luxury, party and nice views, this is a great city to visit.

The beautiful desert views of Arizona's landscape makes one think about the old western movies.

About Phoenix

The capital of the US state of Arizona. Phoenix is located in the middle of the Arizona border with Mexico to the south and California to the west. The proximity to Mexico contributes to about 34% of the city's population beeing of Hispanic descent. The city is very scattered with a center consisting of skyscrapers.