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2022 update
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Rooftop Bar Portland
Rooftop Bar Portland

11 best rooftop bars in Portland

Updated:October 22, 2022

Located in the Pacific Northwest, Portland has cold winters, so when the spring and sun finally arrives there is only one right thing to do: head outdoors and upwards to the Portland rooftop bars. After all, the brews and cocktails taste so much better paired with a scenic view.

In this full listing you will find all the info you need about every rooftop bar Portland worth a visit. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From trendy rooftop lounges with city and river views, to charming terraces offering both crafted brews and screenings of the major games. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Portland best suited for you.

The list
Rooftop bar Portland Departure Restaurant + Lounge
1

Departure Restaurant + Lounge

$$$$ | 15th floor | Downtown Portland
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Pan-Asian
  • Dual terraces

A modern Asian rooftop restaurant, bar and lounge, perched on the 15th floor of The Nines Hotel in downtown Portland. Departure is part sleek and daring indoor dining room, leading out to a dual set of fantastic rooftop terraces. One that is an extension of the restaurant, and one that operates as a lounge and bar, surrounded with amazing views over the Portland skyline. At this sky-high rooftop retreat you can indulge in a pan-Asian food menu and crafted signature cocktails, served in an atmosphere mixing vibrant relaxation and refined elegance.

Rooftop bar Portland Roof Deck at Revolution Hall
2

Roof Deck at Revolution Hall

$$$ | 5th floor | Buckman
  • Highlights
  • Concert venue
  • 360-views
  • Summer hot-spot

Located in the Historic Washington High School, Revolution Hall is a concert venue that also holds several dining and drinking spots with outdoor seating, where the prime spot is the top floor Roof Deck. Open during the sunny, summer months, the spacious and impressive rooftop comes with equally impressive 360-degree views over Portland. Serving cocktails, craft beers, pizza and other yummy bites in a casual atmosphere, the Roof Deck at Revolution Hall is a prime spot to mix sun and views with a good time.

Rooftop bar Portland Tope
3

Tope

$$$ | 9th floor | Downtown Portland
  • Highlights
  • Mexican inspirations
  • Sweeping views
  • Hip & trendy

Perched on top of The Hoxton Hotel in downtown Portland, Tope is a stylish rooftop restaurant and bar, bringing some great Mexican vibes to the heart of the city. Part bright and modern indoor lounge, Tope also offers a fantastic and lush outdoor terrace, surrounded with sweeping views over downtown and the river. The rooftop menu includes an impressive selection of street-style tacos and ceviches, complemented with crafted tequila and mezcal cocktails, served afternoon/nightly all week, and during weekends also as brunch.

Rooftop bar Portland Metropolitan Tavern
4

Metropolitan Tavern

$$$ | 6th floor | Lloyd District
  • Highlights
  • Glass-enclosed
  • Panoramic views
  • Weekend brunch

Newly renovated, the stylish Metropolitan Tavern on top of the Hotel Eastlund mixes an interior lounge with a spacious and glass-enclosed rooftop terrace, all surrounded with panoramic views over downtown Portland and the Willamette. Open daily for lunch, dinner, drinks and weekend brunch, the rooftop offers a generous selection of menus, including shareable plates, wood fired artisan pizzas, local craft beers, and handcrafted classic & specialty cocktails. All served in a modern yet casual atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Portland 10 Barrel Brewing Co
5

10 Barrel Brewing Co

$$$ | 2nd floor | Pearl District
  • Highlights
  • 20 beers on tap
  • Spacious terrace
  • Chill vibes

10 Barrel Brewing Company in the Pearl District of Portland is a vibrant venue set over two floors, where the prime spot is the expansive outdoor rooftop deck, surrounded with cool views over downtown. Not at all surprising, the tap list at 10 Barrel is mighty impressive, with most of the options made on site. The 20 beers on tap is also complemented with tasty cocktails, a nice wine list and an elevated pub fare menu. A rooftop bar Portland packed with chill vibes and a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Portland The Xport Rooftop Lounge
6

The Xport Rooftop Lounge

$$$$ | 16th floor | Downton Portland
  • Highlights
  • Stylish lounge
  • Amazing views
  • Global bites

Floating 16 floors above Portland, on top of the The Porter Hotel in downtown, Xport Rooftop Lounge offers a chic and trendy respite high above the city. With an interior lounge with panoramic windows, as well as a dual set of outdoor patios, the rooftop offer panoramic views over the city, as well as the Willamette River and Cascade mountains. Here you can indulge in a nice selection of innovative and handcrafted cocktails, wine and beer, along with global shareables.

Rooftop bar Portland Noble Rot
7

Noble Rot

$$$ | 4th floor | Kerns
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop garden
  • Locally-sourced food
  • Wine flights

Noble Rot is a fourth floor restaurant and rooftop wine bar, mixing locally-sourced food, wine flights and views. Part indoor restaurant, where the south and west walls are windows offering a great view over the city, Noble Rot also has a small but lovely balcony terrace, where the alfresco feeling is in full bloom and the views are even better. The most impressive rooftop-part is however the 3000 square foot rooftop garden, which supplies most of the vegetables and herbs to the seasonal and refreshing food menu. To go with the food there is a full bar, including a 300+ bottle list and over 40 wines by the glass.

Rooftop bar Portland The Sunset Room
8

The Sunset Room

$$$ | 4th floor | Kerns
  • Highlights
  • Summer hot-spot
  • Experimental cocktails
  • Intimate & stylish

The KEX Hotel and Hostel expanded upwards during 2020, welcoming guests to the 4th floor rooftop bar. The space started as Lady of the Mountain, but has since turned into The Sunset Room. Intimate and secluded, the rooftop bar serves whimsical and experimental cocktails, boozy slushies, chilled wines and bottled beer, as well as bites from the downstairs Pacific Standard. Playful and relaxed, this is a prime summer destination for chill-out sessions with friends.

Rooftop bar Portland Lolo Pass
9

Lolo Pass

$$$ | 5th floor | Kerns
  • Highlights
  • Charming
  • Lovely views
  • Locally sourced

Opened in 2021, the modern hostel Lolo Pass offers a lot more than just a place to stay. Here you find an art gallery, a ground floor coffee bar & restaurant, and best of all, a top floor rooftop bar. Colorful and laid-back charming in setting, the terrace comes surrounded with lovely views over East Burnside and the city. Open to all, the rooftop provides a menu filled with tasty, locally sourced, and creative options, from local wines and craft beers, to classic cocktails, rosé flights and shareable comfort food.

Rooftop bar Portland Jackie's
10

Jackie's

$$$ | 2nd floor | Buckman
  • Highlights
  • A bar with sports
  • Lush terrace
  • Weekend 'Brunchland'

Found in southeast Portland, Jackie's is not a sports bar, but raher 'a bar with sports'. Mixing a modern interior and outdoor patio space on the ground floor, there is also a lush and spacious rooftop terrace. With plenty of TVs, you can catch all the games, but Jackie's has a lot more to offer. Crafted classic cocktails with a twist are complemented with beers and large format, shareable dishes, and every weekend also means 'Brunchland'.

Rooftop bar Portland Radio Room
11

Radio Room

$$$ | 2nd floor | Alberta
  • Highlights
  • All day, every day
  • Food, drinks, art and music
  • Laid-back

Found in Alberta Arts District, the colorful and diverse Radio Room offers food, drinks, art and music in four distinct and inviting spaces. There is a dining room and lower patio, welcoming the whole family, while the main lounge and large rooftop deck is for adults only. By no means sky-high, the rooftop is still a charming spot to enjoy soothing views over the happening neighborhood. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks anywhere in between, Radio Room serves an unpretentious menu of pub-style dishes and both signature and seasonal cocktails.

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Rooftop bar Portland

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: April-September

Which is the best rooftop bar Portland? This complete guide will help you find the all the top rooftop bars in Portland. The largest city in the state of Oregon, located at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, meaning elevated venues with both skyline and river views.

Portland rooftop bars can be found on both sides of the Willamette River, in Downtwon and in East Portland. They also come in plenty of different shapes and setting, from stylish rooftop lounges and restaurants, to more charming patios, perfect for both sunny brews and catching any major game. Located in the Pacific Northwest, meaning cold winters, so the Portland rooftop season is only in full swing during the warmer spring and summer months.

About Portland

Portland is the largest and most populous city in the state of Oregon, seperated from the state of Washington by the Columbia River. About 100km from the Pacific coastline, water is still a distinct feature of the city, with the Willamette River flowing north through the city center, separating the east and west neighborhoods. Known for both a vibrant music, food and brewery scene, there is a lot to enjoy and explore in Portland.