Rooftop bars Portland

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8 best rooftop bars in Portland [2021 update]

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Last updated: March 6th, 2021

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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 Portland rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Portland Departure Restaurant + Lounge
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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
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Roof Deck at Revolution Hall

$$$ | 5th floor | Buckman Neighborhood
  • 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 cockatils, craft beers and a yummy grill menu 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
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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.

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Rooftop bar Portland 10 Barrel Brewing Co
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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 Noble Rot
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Noble Rot

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

Found on East Burnside Street, 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 Lady of the Mountain
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Lady of the Mountain

$$$ | 4th floor | Kerns
  • Highlights
  • Nordic inspiration
  • New 2020
  • Intimate & stylish

The KEX Hotel and Hostel expanded upwards during 2020, welcoming guests to the 4th floor rooftop bar Lady of the Mountain. Among cool views over the city and the surrounding buildings you can indulge in cool-climate wines from North America and Europe, inventive and seasonally focused signature cocktails, as well as bar bites from from Dóttir, the Nordic-meets-Oregonian restaurant on the ground floor of the hotel. Intimate and stylish in setting and atmosphere, this is bound to be a hot-spot Portland summer destination.

Rooftop bar Portland Century Rooftop
7

Century Rooftop

$$ | 3rd floor | Buckman Neighborhood
  • Highlights
  • Chic sports bar
  • Craft cocktails
  • Vegan menu

Century is a multi-faceted event destination and something as rare as a chic sports bar, offering a little bit of everything. From street-level patio and a dining space with stadium seating to any major game, up to a great rooftop deck, where the TV screens are complemented with gorgeous views of downtown Portland. Century serves a menu filled with crafted cocktails and American comfort fare, where all items on the menu also comes as vegan options. Visit to catch a Timbers game, for DJ and movie nights, or relaxing and sunny cocktails on the rooftop.

Rooftop bar Portland Radio Room
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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.