Take in gorgeous views with a couple of cocktails on one of Atlanta’s beloved rooftop bars
With Atlanta boasting such an iconic and stand-out skyline, rooftop bars are a great way to experience breathtaking views of the city. Great for catching up with friends, or making your way through unbeatable cocktail menus, there are so many incredible views worth searching for here in the A. We’re here to break it down for y’all, so here are a few of Atlanta’s favorite rooftop bars and restaurants dotted around the city.
1. Skylounge Atlanta
Located at the top of the historic and boutique Glenn Hotel, is their breathtaking SkyLounge. Enjoy craft cocktails with insane views of that legendary ATL skyline. We’re suckers for their renditions of those staple cocktails, like their addictive margaritas or martinis!
📍 The Glenn, 110 Marietta St NW, 30303
Walking out onto the spectacular rooftop at Drawbar is an unforgettable experience. Watch the bartenders mix up some picture-perfect cocktails, and enjoy them with a picture-perfect view! Click here to find out more about their springtime offerings.
📍 1 Interlock Ave NW, 30318
If you love Italian food and haven’t been to Grana, then that should change as soon as possible! The rooftop here boasts scenic views of that Georgian greenery, with icons from the skyline peeking through the trees. We love the pasta dishes here so much that we have frequent flashbacks, seducing us to return to this ATL fab-favorite.
📍 1835 Piedmont Ave NE, 30324
4. Virtue Rooftop
Perfect for date night, you won’t be disappointed with this unmissable view of Midtown Atlanta. Have a cocktail or two, as the view at Church5 restaurant’s rooftop makes you feel like you’re in the heart of the city. They recently joined-in on the pop-up game, so every visit to this ATL gem may be a little different, with imaginative themes frequently transforming the space.
📍 1197 Peachtree St NE #528, 30361
5. Estrella Rooftop
You don’t want to miss out on Estrella Rooftop, located on top of the Latin-infused dining experience, Bazati. Serving up casual Mexican cuisine, go and dine under the stars with upbeat Latin music, fresh squeezed margaritas, and one of the best views of the Atlanta skyline.
📍 550 Somerset Terrace NE #102, 30306
6. St. Julep
We’re obsessed with the gorgeous décor at the St. Julep rooftop, and the view is just as beautiful! Their fun cocktails are a great weekend treat, which is the best time to visit thanks to the live DJs seen making an appearance from late afternoon and way past sunset.
📍 374 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, 30305
7. Hotel Clermont
One of Atlanta’s favorite rooftop hangout spots is nestled on the rooftop of the beautiful Hotel Clermont. With untouchable vibes from the lobby bar and all the way up the elevator, this quirky hotel has one of our favorite rooftops for watching the sunset.
📍 789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
7. Ponce City Market Rooftop
Although the most touristy of the bunch, no-one should ever pass-up a visit to Ponce City Market. Enjoy cuisines and cocktails from across the globe, on top of one of Atlanta’s tastiest icons. The team behind Ponce City Market’s rooftop are about to open an adult only rooftop resort with an awesome pool to cool down in that Southern summer heat.
📍 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, 30308
9. The Rooftop at the Overland
If plane watching is your game, then you’ve got to check out The Rooftop at the Overland. Enjoy exhilarating panoramic views of our airport, witnessing planes take-off and land as they come and go. You can expect hand-crafted cocktails, small plates and even live music on select nights. It’s also right next to the Porsche Driving Experience if you want to elevate your date-night, and make it epic!
📍 2 Porsche Dr, 30354
10. Hobnob Tavern
For no frills at one of ATL’s most beloved sportsbar chains, head to Hobnob Tavern’s Atlantic Station location. Perfect place to enjoy a couple of beers on the 21+ rooftop. If there’s a group of you, try their fishbool craft cocktails, but make sure you have a designated driver.
📍245 18th St NW, 30363