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Best Rooftop Bars in South Bay 🌇

Restaurant 917 featured at night with bright lights and colorful Porche cars in South Bay Los Angeles for our "Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants in South Bay" list.

Do you love drinking and dining on rooftops? We're here to elevate your visit to South Bay, Los Angeles with a collection of the best rooftop bars and restaurants. Find stunning views, fantastic cocktails, and amazing food in our South Bay list below.

Best Rooftop Bars in South Bay


📍 Location: 2130 E Maple Ave, El Segundo

💰 Price: $$

Flora Rooftop Bar and Lounge, located in the AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay, is a top destination for signature botanical cocktails and shared plates featuring fresh herbs from their rooftop garden. Experience stunning sunsets and a fresh look at the neighborhood at one of the best rooftop bars in South Bay.

🪄 Insider Tip: Visit social hour from 8PM-Close to meet new people in a beautiful setting.

📍 Location: 3900 W Century Blvd, Inglewood

💰 Price: $$

Cork & Batter in Inglewood is an upscale, sports-oriented restaurant featuring American cuisine with classic dishes like flatbreads, pizzas, salads, and pastas. Their rooftop bar in South Bay, perfect for a pre or post-game drink, also hosts lively game day barbecues making it one of the best rooftop restaurants in South Bay.

🪄 Insider Tip: It's the perfect place to dine before or after a big game or concert as it's near Kia Forum and SoFi stadium; homes of the LA Chargers and LA Rams.

📍 Location: 19800 South Main St, Carson

💰 Price: $$

Restaurant 917 is one of the most unique rooftop dining experiences in South Bay LA because it is located on the top floor of the Porsche Experience Center, and provides a fantastic view of Porsche’s Driver Development Track. This luxurious LA restaurant has a range of upscale options such as Duck Confit, Pork Chops, and Alaskan Halibut.

🪄 Insider Tip: Make sure to reserve a spot, as reservations are often booked three months in advance.


📍 Location: 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd

💰 Price: $$$

The Strand House in Manhattan Beach is an upscale dining experience in a relaxed setting, with some unforgettable views from their second-floor patio. The restaurant serves delectable dishes that focus on juicy meats and fresh fish from local South Bay farmers and businesses, as well as a carefully crafted cocktail list.

🪄 Insider Tip: Stay for the 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean.

📍 Location: 229 13th St, Manhattan Beach

💰 Price: $

The Ocean View Cafe in Manhattan Beach is a American & Mexican style restaurant with simple yet tasty options, such as their Chicken Pesto Sandwich, Ceviche Tostada, and Belgian Waffles. The restaurant boasts fantastic ocean views from their open-air rooftop patio decorated with colorful umbrellas and flowers.

🪄 Insider Tip: The Ocean View Cafe also hosts private parties, corporate events, and catering.

📍 Location: 309 Manhattan Beach Blvd

💰 Price: $$

Esperanza Cocina De La Playa in Manhattan Beach combines traditional Sonoran cuisine with an expert bar menu in an elegant, beachy setting crafted from handcrafted materials worldwide. Their rooftop dining in South Bay features a half indoor, half outdoor lounge with comfortable couches and tables, perfect for enjoying delicious cocktails and stunning views.

🪄 Insider Tip: They have a specialty brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to 1PM.

📍 Location: 1221 N. Valley Dr

💰 Price: $

The SkyDeck on the rooftop of the Shade Hotel in Manhattan beach and features a relaxing pool and an opportunity for guests to witness some glorious coastal sunsets while enjoying the hotel’s craft cocktails.

🪄 Insider Tip: Guests are welcome to book out the entire SkyDeck for their own private parties or events.

📍 Location: 655 North Harbor Dr, Redondo

💰 Price: $$

Sea Level at The Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach offers a unique South Bay dining experience with a rooftop pool, waterfront restaurant, and lounge area. Guests can enjoy rooftop dining in South Bay with stunning views from Palos Verdes to Malibu, whether swimming, sipping cocktails, or savoring their fresh oysters and juicy steaks on plush couches by the fire pits.

🪄 Insider Tip: Reservations are highly recommended.

📍 Location: 210 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo

💰 Price: $

Tony’s On The Pier is a Redondo Beach dining spot known for its exceptional seafood and "beachy" location. This casual-yet-romantic rooftop restaurant in South Bay features an upstairs cocktail lounge and a main dining room offering classic pasta dishes and a wide variety of seafood including their famous raw oysters.

🪄 Insider Tip: Try one of their famous Mai Tai's that includes the cool glass that they're served in.

📍 Location: 179 N Harbor Dr, Redondo

💰 Price: $$

The R/10 Social House South Bay, located in Redondo Beach’s Marina, is a laid-back gastropub full of farm-to-table food and craft cocktails as well as a unique beer and wine list. The two-story restaurant is a scenic place for guests to come for a drink or stay for a meal such as their popular Baja Style Fish Tacos, while enjoying panoramic Pacific Ocean views and sunsets.

🪄 Insider Tip: Visit for "Social Hour" to meet new friends on Mondays 3PM-8:30PM & Tues-Sun 3PM-6PM.

📍 Location: 100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo

💰 Price: $

El Torito in Redondo Beach is located right on Fisherman’s Wharf on the Redondo Beach Pier, where guests can get some spectacular views of the lovely beach while they indulge in some affordable Mexican food. The large menu at El Torito is packed with flame grilled fajitas to enchiladas, tacos, burritos, margaritas, and more.

🪄 Insider Tip: Taco Tuesday is every Tuesday beginning at 3PM

📍 Location: 605 N Harbor Dr, Redondo

💰 Price: $$

This Cheesecake Factory is located above the beautiful Redondo Beach boat harbor, where guests can enjoy some absolutely stunning and picture-esque views while they dive into the famous mega-menu and indulge in everything from pastas, to burgers, to sandwiches, steaks, seafood, and of course, cheesecakes.

🪄 Insider Tip: They have a special brunch menu on Saturdays & Sundays until 2PM.

📍 Location: 53 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach

💰 Price: $$

Tower 12 is a casual restaurant and bar in South Bay that has California-inspired spins on American classics such as their Beach City Fried Chicken Sandwich. Their decoration and artwork reflects the South Bay surfing community and music culture. The upstairs patio/rooftop dining area has some great views of Hermosa Beach and the Pacific Ocean to gaze at while you eat and drink.

🪄 Insider Tip: Happy Hour deals on Mondays to Fridays from 3PM to 6:30PM.

📍 Location: 8 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach

💰 Price: $$

Hennessy's Tavern offers classic American fare like cheeseburgers and fries in a more luxurious setting with stunning views from its rooftop patio. Located on The Strand in Downtown Hermosa Beach, this trendy bar in South Bay lets guests enjoy beach views and people-watching while they dine.

🪄 Insider Tip: There are 2 other NON-rooftop locations in Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.

📍 Location: 1429 Hermosa Avenue

💰 Price: $

The H20 Hermosa Hotel boasts a beautiful rooftop lounge where guests can relax and enjoy scenic views of South Bay while sipping a cold glass of wine or enjoying food from their lobby bar. The rooftop lounge features comfortable couches and chairs, perfect for unwinding.

🪄 Insider Tip: The rooftop lounge can be used for private LA events bookings.

📍 Location: 66 11th St, Hermosa Beach

💰 Price: $$$

Interested in throwing your own rooftop party or event in South Bay? Check out the SW Beach Hotel in Hermosa Beach, where their private rooftop is available to access solely through private bookings. The stunning and spacious rooftop features panoramic Pacific Ocean views, a lounge ambiance, couches, tables and chairs, fire pits, and built-in speakers.

🪄 Insider Tip: They have special package options, such as a "Sunset Proposal Special."

📍 Location: 2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa

💰 Price: $$

Slay Hermosa is a breakfast, lunch, and dinner bistro that focuses on organic and local produce to bring you the best food, service, and vibes. Their gorgeous, and cozy, rooftop has both couch/booth seating and regular seating and is perfectly positioned to catch a gorgeous sunset over the cute Hermosa Avenue, making it a great spot to enjoy South Bay cocktails with their popular bacon wrapped scallops.

🪄 Insider Tip: Weekend brunch has the option for adding bottomless mimosas into the mix.


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