9 Incredible Seattle Rooftop Bars With Stunning Views

Jennifer Moreno Jennifer Moreno

Seattle Rooftop Bars

Summer… the perfect time to visit a rooftop bar in Seattle!

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a casual outdoor bite with friends or planing a romantic date, these rooftop bars are perfect to enjoy the good weather and amazing city views! Check out our roundup below and plan your next visit!

1. M Bar

Enjoy unparalleled views from Seattle Center and the Space Needle from this gorgeous rooftop nested on the 14th floor of an SLU building. This modest restaurant offers stunning 360° views of Seattle, Middle Eastern food, and mouthwatering cocktails. Mbar is a unique rooftop bar perfect to spend a warm summer afternoon enjoying the sunset.

2. The Mountaineering Club

This U District Graduate Seattle hotel features a stunning moody rooftop bar called Mountaineering Club, and it offers incredible views of the city. Enjoy a casual drink with friends and pair it up with one of the signature dishes, like a Mountain Bacon Sandwich, or a Wagyu and Dungeness Dog.

3. Fog Room

High above downtown Seattle on the 16th floor of the Charter Hotel, sits this incredible rooftop bar. Fog Room makes an emphasis on its name, bringing you a moody interior, and muted color palette matching Seattle’s usual weather. This mesmerizing place offers impressive views of the waterfront and unbelievable cocktails. Enjoy your favorite drink, and accompany it with their snack bites.

4. The Nest

This sophisticated bar sits on the 12th floor of the Thompson Hotel overlooking Elliot Bay and offers dazzling views of the city. Their selection of food and drinks is unparalleled and elegant. This sleek spot is very famous among Seattleites, so we recommend booking a table in advance. The Nest is perfect for a fancy date, or a stylish outing with friends. Enjoy their sweet variety of craft cocktails, and complement it with their small plates.

5. Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Head to Capitol Hill, and you’ll find this jewel of a bar. Mezcaleria Oaxaca is a Mexican restaurant serving incredible bites, and well-crafted cocktails. Don’t miss out on their spicy margaritas, and try out their micheladas… you’ll be wanting more. This rooftop is great for a casual summer evening, and it’s perfectly located in the heart of the party capital in Seattle.


6. Frolik

Conveniently located on the roof of the Motif Hotel downtown, this stylish rooftop bar features indoor-outdoor seating with fireplaces, ping pong tables, and delicious cocktails. If you’re seeking a chic spot, this is the place for you! Frolik serves summery cocktails all year long paired up with unbelievable food.

7. Terra Plata

This stunning restaurant in Cap Hill is perfect to snag a few cocktails paired up with some of the best dishes. Choose between Peruvian chicken or Korean-style short ribs, and don’t miss their Monday Night Paella. Terra Plata offers an “earth to plate” experience, and with that the best ingredients out there. Tell your friends about this amazing rooftop, and enjoy a great summer day.

8. Maximilien

This charming French restaurant located steps away from Pike Place Market is the perfect spot for brunch or dinner. Enjoy dazzling views of Seattle’s waterfront while enjoying incredible French cuisine and delightful cocktails.

9. Rooftop Brewing Company

Let’s keep it casual and head for a beer instead. Rooftop Brewing Company is located in Queen Anne and overlooks Salmon Bay and the Fremont Cut. This rooftop patio offers a variety of craft beers and picnic tables perfect to enjoy with friends. You can bring your own food or check their website for the food truck schedule. Also, if you’re looking for a kid-friendly rooftop bar, this is the spot for you!

Also, see: 10 Of The Best Boozy Brunch Spots In Seattle


Food & Drink Secret Guides