Spring… the perfect time to visit these Seattle rooftop bars!
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!
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 for spending 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. 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 is true to its name, bringing you a moody interior and muted color palette matching Seattle’s weather. This bar offers mesmerizing views of the waterfront and top-notch craft cocktails. Enjoy your favorite drink and accompany it with their light 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. This spot is very popular among Seattleites, so we recommend booking a table in advance. The Nest is perfect for a special date or a stylish outing with friends. Enjoy their wide variety of craft cocktails and complement it with their small plates.
5. Patio Cielo at Mercado Luna
Head to Capitol Hill, and you’ll find this hidden gem. Mercado Luna is a Mexican restaurant serving incredible bites, and well-crafted cocktails. Don’t miss out on their rooftop bar Patio Cielo when it opens for the spring! This rooftop is great for a casual evening, and it’s perfectly located in the heart of the party capital in Seattle.
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.
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 for hanging out 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!
10. ALTITUDE Sky Lounge
The latest addition to Seattle’s rooftop bars is in South Lake Union, which makes for a stunning view of the Space Needle. At ALTITUDE Sky Lounge you can enjoy craft cocktails with small bites and charcuterie 16 stories high. They also have cozy fire pits for those chilly nights.