Rooftop restaurants in Denver

Welcome to the ‘Mile High City’ and its magnificent park and mountain views! Known for its many breweries, Denver invites you to take a relaxed moment at a rooftop, preferably with a craft beer in one hand and a regional snack in the other.

By:Rikard Fredricson & Karolina Eugenes
March 15, 2024
Rooftop restaurants in Denver

Want to get away from the museums and historical landmarks after a long day downtown? Look no further!

With its 300 sunny days a year, Denver makes a perfect city to enjoy skyline views from one of the elevated rooftop restaurants listed below.

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Enjoy The Rooftop Guide's list of the 5 best rooftop restaurants in Denver.

1.McDevitt Taco Supply

3 Tacos: $15
Open for
Lunch / Brunch / Dinner
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Perched on top of the Vīb Hotel by Best Western Denver in the heart of the happening RiNo District, McDevitt Taco Supply invites to brilliant taco's and skyline views.

Eight floors above it all, overlooking the mountains and the city, here you can indulge in a great selection of tacos, served with love on a Colorado corn tortilla. But the is also 'not-tacos' options, like 'Southwest Steak Sandwich' and 'The Classic Burger'.

The food is complemented with refreshing House Margaritas, creative cocktails, crafted brews, and (of course) a fine selection of mezcal and tequila.

Open daily for sunny bites, happy hour drinks and evening fun, McDevitt Taco Supply also offers weekend brunch, filled with bottomless Mimosas and Mexican eats.


  • 3560 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
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2.The Woods

Beer-inspired pub
Large plates: ~$28
Open for
Breakfast / Lunch / Brunch / Dinner
Rooftop restaurants Denver - The Woods
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Beers and classy pub fare.

Following the motto 'Brews & Views', you know exactly what to expect at The Woods, located on the 8th floor of the modern The Source Hotel.

Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday brunch, this is a full-service restaurant, bar, and tap room where you can enjoy a meal any time of the day.

Surrounded with panoramic views over Denver, you can visit to try some of the 20 local beers on tap, or new style Belgian beer brewed in house.

Beer is unsurprisingly an important ingredient also in the food menu, filled with shared plates and classic pub bites. The menu features 'Beer Braised Brisket' and 'Bbeer Brined Chicken Wings', as well as 'Smoked Salmon Tostada', 'Pepperoni Pizza' and 'Cheeseburger'.


  • 3330 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
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3.Odell Brewing Sloan’s Lake

Pizza: ~$20
Open for
Lunch / Dinner
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Craft beer and pizza south of the lake.

Founded in 1989, Odell Brewing can be found in Fort Collins and two locations in Denver. The best one one for rooftop views is set on Perry Street, on the south side of Sloan’s Lake.

Opened in spring 2021 as an hommage to 'the love of pizza and beer', this venue offers stunning views over Sloan’s Lake and the Rocky Mountains.

The menu is focused on a great selection of beer brewed in house, and scratch-made pizza topped with seasonal ingredients. There’s also beer snack options such as 'Garlic Parmesan Fries' and 'Crispy Brussels'.

Filled with an easygoing and friendly atmosphere, Odell Brewing Sloan’s Lake is open everyday to all, including dogs


4.FIRE Restaurant & Lounge

New American
Plates: ~$35
Open for
Breakfast / Lunch / Brunch / Dinner
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Rooftop restaurant Denver at FIRE Restaurant & Lounge | Photocredit:

Located on the top of the The Art Hotel Denver, FIRE Restaurant & Lounge is a perfect fit for a day downtown, open all day for breakfast, brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner.

The venue features a modern and stylish restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows, a sleek lounge, and the charming outdoor FIRE Terrace, overlooking the central parts of the city.

Here you can enjoy a fresh take on New American Cuisine, an award winning wine list including wines from all over the world, as well as crafted cocktails, beers and seltzers.

Prime to visit the terrace is to enjoy the Social Menu', offering small bites and drinks at very good prices every day between 3-6pm, usually followed by a live DJ.


5.Los Chingones RiNo

Big plates: ~$12
Open for
Lunch / Dinner
Rooftop restaurants Denver - Los Chingones RiNo
Rooftop restaurant Denver at Los Chingones RiNo | Photocredit:

Located in downtown River North you find the colorful Los Chingones RiNo. It’s one of five locations, all owned by the chef Troy Guard.

Los Chingones focuses on innovative and sassy Mexican street food, including tacos, quesadillas, burrito and Mexican ramen. There is (of course) also plenty of Margaritas, signature creations and Mexican brews.

Offering 90 seats outdoors, authentic Mexican cuisine and great vibes, Los Chingones is undoubtedly one of the most affordable rooftops in Denver.

Note that there’s great celebrations and events at the rooftop, such as Cinco de Mayo or Denver Restaurant week. Make sure to check their calendar prior arrival to see if there’s an upcoming event during your stay.


  • 2463 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
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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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