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Rooftop Bars Virginia Beach

2024 update
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Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Virginia Beach
Courtesy of Orion's Roof

Virginia Beach Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Found on the southeastern coast of Virginia, Virginia Beach is a resort city with miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels. Some of them offer lovely rooftop bars, where you can enjoy both the city and the Atlantic Ocean from above.

When the hot and humid summer arrives, there is no better spot than a Virginia Beach rooftop bar and some fresh ocean breeze. This guide will lead you straight to the best venues, packed with all info you need about each rooftop bar Virginia Beach: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. Just scroll down and find the Virginia Beach rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

5 best rooftop bars in Virginia Beach

Rooftop bar Virginia Beach Sky Bar in Virginia Beach

Sky Bar

$$$ | 21st floor | Oceanfront
  • Highlights
  • Igloo Lounge
  • 360° views
  • Rooftop pool

On the 21st floor of Virginia Beach Oceanfront you find Sky Bar, a versatile and panoramic destination, with different rooftop experiences depending on the season. During the warmer months, the Rooftop Pool Bar is open daily for hotel guests, offering a beautiful setting to relax by the outdoor infinity pool or by the indoor pool. Weekend nights, the Sky Bar Nightclub opens to the public to give everyone a taste of what it's like to party in the sky. And in winter, the Igloo Lounge presents an exclusive and intimate lounging experience.

Rooftop bar Virginia Beach Orion's Roof in Virginia Beach

Orion's Roof

$$$$ | 23rd floor | Oceanfront
  • Highlights
  • Asian-fusion
  • 360° views
  • Crafted cocktails

Perched on top of the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 183 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, Orion's Roof offers an elegant and modern rooftop-garden setting to enjoy the city from above. Surrounded with amazing 360° views over Virginia Beach and the ocean, the rooftop menu showcases refined Asian-fusion cuisine, complemented with a great selection of crafted specialty cocktails. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and late night drinks and bites on weekends, Orion's Roof is a prime spot for elevated and special Virgina Beach occasions.

Rooftop bar Virginia Beach Harvest in Virginia Beach


$$$ | 2nd floor | Oceanfront
  • Highlights
  • Farm-to-Beach
  • Ocean views
  • Relaxed

Located on the corner of 18th and Atlantic Avenue, Harvest is a stylish and locally sourced fast-casual restaurant, fitted with a charming rooftop lounge. The wooden decked, spacious, urban and traditional style rooftop terrace offers plenty of fresh ocean air, and views of the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront. In a casual and relaxing atmosphere, here you can enjoy a Farm-to-Beach fast casual menu, cold brews, fresh cocktails, smoothies and drinks.

Rooftop bar Virginia Beach Ocean House Waterfront Seafood in Virginia Beach

Ocean House Waterfront Seafood

$$$ | 2nd floor | Oceanfront
  • Highlights
  • Casual
  • Ocean views
  • Entertainment

Found on the Boardwalk in the Oceanfront District, Ocean House Waterfront is a casual seafood restaurant with a lovely beachfront patio. Branded as 'the only second story open-air bar on the Boardwalk', here you find an airy and wooden decked terrace filled with community tables, as well as a more covered patio with bar stools overlooking the beach and the ocean. Indulge in some of the best seafood in the area, specailty drinks by the bucket, along with games and plenty of entertainment.

Rooftop bar Virginia Beach Vibrant Shore Brewing Company in Virginia Beach

Vibrant Shore Brewing Company

$$$ | 2nd floor | Vibe Creative District
  • Highlights
  • Beer garden
  • Artful
  • Events

In the heart of Virginia Beach's ViBe Creative Arts District, Vibrant Shore Brewing Company brings creative, adventurous, flavor-packed American ales, as well as refined, balanced European lagers and ales to the Virginia shore. Brews can be enjoyed at the interior and arts-influenced taproom year-round, but when the weather allows, also at the hidden rooftop beer garden. Welcoming, friendly and creative, Vibrant Shore is of course a great spot to try some craft beers, but also for fun events, ranging from trivia's and open mic nights to pop-up markets.

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 Virginia Beach

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 460 000

Climate: humid subtropical

Which is the best rooftop bar Virginia Beach? This complete guide will help you find the best Virginia Beach rooftop bars, to enjoy panoramic ocean views, along with tasty food and drinks. This vibrant coastal city offers a nice range of elevated venues, from stylish rooftop lounges and rooftop nightclubs, to charming and brezzy terraces with plenty of entertainment and fun.

About Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is located on the southeastern coast of Virginia, where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Known as a popular resort city, here you find miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels, and restaurants along the oceanfront.