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The Ultimate Guide to Rooftop Restaurants in Los Angeles


LA Rooftop

One of the undeniable perks of being in LA is the great weather all year round. And, what better way to enjoy sunny California than on a rooftop with bottomless mimosas, great food by noteworthy chefs, amazing music by famous DJs, celebrity sightings, and spectacular views. LA’s rooftop restaurants stand out from other cities because of the variety. You can choose to enjoy a beautiful vista overlooking the city skyline of DTLA, Hollywood Hills, or even the Pacific Ocean. Whether you’re looking to lounge by the bar with a specially crafted cocktail, eat an exquisite meal at a 5-star restaurant, or find that perfect pool party, read on to find a rooftop that fits your vibe.

 
Party at Godfrey Hotel Swimming Pool

1400 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles

Known for its 12,000 square feet space, I|O, at the Godfrey Hotel has fantastic panoramic views of Hollywood. The beautiful sundeck and pool area is complete with two bars. This place is well known for its pool parties and movie nights.


It’s a great spot to relax and spend time with your group of friends. Mingle and dance if you choose while holding one of their specialty cocktails.


Photo credit: @theclaxxysassypaxy


Enjoy eating at Santa Monica Pier

250 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Another great spot to enjoy the sunset in LA is the rooftop lounge at this beautiful restaurant. This place offers a full menu with appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and seafood that you can pair with a wide variety of local brews, wine, and cocktails.


Their three rum colada is a must try as it is served in your choice of a freshly-cut coconut or pineapple.


Photo credit: @seasideonthepier


Night sightseeing at Wayfarer rooftop

813 Flower St, Los Angeles

Downtown LA has many rooftops to overlook the city, but the Wayfarer rooftop is a favorite for locals. The food has been rated delicious and the service is top tier. Not to mention it's located in the Wayfarer Hotel which is also an amazing stay.


The location is in the heart of downtown, within walking distance of bars, a shopping center, Crypto arena, and Grand Central Market.


Photo credit: @thewayfarerdtla


Breathtaking View at Perch LA's restaurant

448 S Hill St, Los Angeles

Perch LA's restaurant experience is one you'll never forget. Starting with the breathtaking view on the rooftop you'll see LA's skyline and the entirety of downtown LA. The ambiance is very classy and the food is just so exquisite.


FYI: Located below Perch is a secret, underground sushi restaurant called Mrs. Fish. Make reservations beforehand because it does get packed.


Photo credit: @perchlosangeles


ONYX Rooftop Bar

Enjoy drinks with a view of the ocean at Hotel Shangri-la

Hotel Shangri-la, Downtown Santa Monica, 1301 Ocean Ave #1019,

Santa Monica

If you are in Santa Monica and want to enjoy drinks with a view of the ocean, and the Santa Monica pier, Onyx is the place to be. This is located atop Hotel Shangri-La, and is the only indoor-outdoor rooftop bar in Santa Monica with a beautiful pool.


You can enjoy weekday happy hours between 4-6pm and enjoy ocean views with their resident DJ on Saturday nights from 8pm until midnight. The food options lean towards small plates. This is a great hidden gem for sunsets.


Photo credit: @luv.sophia.moon


Bar Lis

1541 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles

In the most popular LA area, Hollywood, lies the rooftop dining bar, Bar Lis. The special thing about this rooftop restaurant is they hold new themes and events all the time. Make sure to check the Bar Lis website to see what fun themes they have in store. This place is also aesthetically pleasing to the eye with flowers everywhere around you, and beautiful scenery with an amazing combo of French and Californian style. It also comes with an up close view of the iconic Hollywood Sign, so an ideal spot for Instagram pictures.


Photo credit: @barlisla


The Penthouse @ Huntley

1111 2nd St, Santa Monica

This rooftop is located on the 18th floor of the Huntley Hotel and has a beautiful view of the ocean. You can enjoy a weekend brunch with mimosas while watching the waves. They also have beach cabanas and sky enclaves.


Photo credit: @gianninagibelli


The Highlight Room Grill

6417 Selma Ave, Los Angeles

Located in the middle of Hollywood is the Highlight Room Grill. This rooftop has a fantastic ambiance and an up-close view of the infamous Hollywood Sign. An excellent spot for a big brunch or a romantic dinner, but also a place to host a party. Don't miss the epic pool parties in the summer.


If you're looking for a little nightlife with friends then this is a great place to visit.

Photo credit: @thehighlightroom


Best Rooftop Restaurants in LA

(TOP PICK)

Spire 73

900 Wilshire Blvd., 73rd floor, Intercontinental Los Angeles

I would say this rooftop location is the most mesmerizing. Spire 73 has the western hemisphere's highest open-air bar, and has a 360-degree panoramic view of the city. You will see all of Los Angeles and much more.


Photo credit: @mojaffee


Ka'teen

6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles

If you are looking for a blend of Mexican and local Californian cuisine, Ka’teen is the pace to be. Chef Wes Avila’s spin on ancient Yucatan culinary traditions can be seen in all the offerings on the menu from their cocktails to the starters, entrees, and sides.


The ambience almost gives you an immersive experience of Yucatan. With its Instagram-able dome entrance, and lush tropical plants, enjoy dinner under the stars in this jungle paradise.


Photo credit: @preciousmel


Mama Shelter

6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles

If you are looking for a 360-degree view from the Hollywood sign to the Downtown skyline, Mama Shelter is the place to be. With heart-warming homemade local cuisine that they pride themselves on, and hand-crafted cocktails, this rooftop has events going on almost every evening during the week.

Pick a weeknight to enjoy live music, a comedy show, or a reggaetón party. Brunch specials include scrumptious bites and innovative skillets that can be enjoyed under their colorful and vivid umbrellas.

Photo credit: @saidemattar


Openaire

3515 Wilshire Blvd Fl 2, Los Angeles

Located in the Line Hotel, the restaurant’s indoor dining is popular for its resemblance to a greenhouse. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends with extending views of Koreatown.


They also have poolside dining, and this is easily one of the best spots to enjoy the golden hour. The menu is carefully crafted by two Michelin-starred chef Josiah Citrin and is great if you are looking for fresh exquisite flavors. To top it off, if you are a plant lover, this will feel like paradise.


Photo credit: @openaire_la


Issima at Kimpton La Peer Hotel

623 N La Peer Dr, Los Angeles

If you want to feel like you’re on a European beach holiday, Issima has the most authentic offering of flavors of the Mediterranean coastline. Known for its wood-fired fare, the restaurant takes pride in staying true to styles of preparation while offering unique pizza options like the duck egg pizza, grilled to perfection lamb ribs, and a wide variety of seafood. This private rooftop, with poolside dining and string-lit patio, gives a great view of Hollywood Hills.


Photo credit: @issima_la


Family-friendly rooftop restaurant at Santa Monica

1332 2nd St, Santa Monica

A family-friendly rooftop restaurant that overlooks the Pacific on the west side. This one of the most popular spots in Santa Monica. The menu is a combination of light coastal Italian cuisine and Mediterranean.


Great for a lazy afternoon where you can enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and if you decide to stay longer, you can definitely enjoy the vibrant night scene.


Photo credit: @elephante


High Rooftop Lounge @ Hotel Erwin

1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach

Perched atop Hotel Erwin, High Rooftop Lounge is one of my personal favorites to watch the sunset in Venice Beach. The place has a chill vibe, and is great for bigger groups too. Be sure to reserve a table in advance if you want an Ocean Front VIP Section.


The place is huge. You can walk in and get one of the high-top tables or just hang out while watching the sunset. This place is great for happy hour, brunch, or enjoying a few craft cocktails.


Photo credit: @ac__clara


LOULOU

395 Santa Monica Pl #300,

Santa Monica

This newly renovated rooftop is chic and glamorous. If you are looking for a French-Californian dining experience with French classics and a wide collection of French and American wines, this intimate and upscale space is the place to be.


The rooftop’s open décor is great for the day and night.


Photo credit: @loulousantamonica


The Rooftop by JG

9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills

To get a 360 view of Beverly Hills, and enjoy an exceptional gourmet meal, head to The Rooftop by JG. The lobster burger is a must try. It’s a great spot for date nights and relaxed evenings.


If you are visiting and plan to spend the day strolling and shopping on Rodeo Drive, this spot is less than a mile away. Enjoy a few drinks while you watch the sunset.


Photo credit: @therooftopbyjg


Sant'olina

9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills

If you are looking for a rooftop restaurant in Beverly Hills that serves Mediterranean cuisine and blends in the noteworthy Southern Californian style then head to Sant'olina. Located in the Beverly Hilton hotel, this is a great place for dinner under a starlit décor. Get here early as it is not open late.


Photo credit: @santolinabh @roxycabus


Cal-Fusion restaurant at The Roof Garden

9882 South Santa Monica Blvd,

Beverly Hills

The rooftop is a very contemporary Cal-Fusion restaurant that is popular with the guests here that stay at the hotel. If you're looking for a palace vibe to have a casual breakfast, lunch, or an early dinner and drinks, make sure to check out The Roof Garden.


It closes by 9 pm, so this place is better for the daytime.


Photo credit: @thepeninsulabh


SIXTY Beverly Hills Hotel

9360 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills

Another great spot to get a 360 view of Beverly Hills that is withing walking distance from Rodeo Drive is this rooftop located in the SIXTY Beverly Hills Hotel. It has a cozy poolside lounge with views of the skyline and the canyons.


You might catch a live DJ, depending on the day, or just visit to spend time taking in the grand views.

Photo credit: @abovesixty


The Penthouse at Mastro's

246 N Canon Dr Fl 3, Beverly Hill

The Penthouse at Mastro's like a lot of upscale spots in Beverly Hills is also not open too late. However, this is a great place for a fancy dinner.


It’s slightly casual compared to the steakhouse downstairs, but has a spectacular menu. The rooftop has an indoor and outdoor space and the décor is honed in Veuve Clicquot bottles.


Photo credit: @feralvmont


The best bars in Long Beach

525 E Broadway Upstairs,

Long Beach

This happening rooftop patio is not only a rooftop but also one of the best bars in Long Beach. They have happy hours everyday with prices that you can’t beat; $8 margaritas and they are open till 2am nightly! Be sure to ask for their special cocktails not listed on the menu as they always have innovative drinks. Thursday nights are a lot of fun as they have guest DJs playing Hip Hop, Cumbia and Reggaetón music that you can dance the night away to.


Photo credit: @mezcalerolbc


BO-beau Kitchen + Roof Tap

144 Pine Ave, Long Beach

This casual gastro pub has two levels and the rooftop patio contains a vast menu consisting of small plates, soups and salads, burgers and sandwiches and bistro plates. It also has a cute view of the street.


If you are looking for a fun night out during the week, you can check out their Tour de BO-beau Tasting Menu featuring a 4 course meal of their classics, priced at $39.95 (excluding tax and gratuity); a great bang for your buck.


Photo credit: @bobeaurooftap


Hyatt Centric The Pike Long Beach

285 Bay St, Long Beach

Topsail rooftop offers a beautiful view of Long Beach where you can enjoy small plates by the pool. This is the only rooftop pool in Long Beach. They offer a small menu of local brews, cocktails and wine to choose from. A great spot for a quick bite and drink.


Photo credit: @gporterphotography


Michael's on Naples Ristorante

5620 2nd St, Long Beach

This spot has a rooftop deck just outside their dining room. It's a great spot to host private events, or meet up with a group of friends. Their Sunday brunch is popular for 1/2 off bottles of Sparkling Rose. You can also enjoy wine by the glass, wine by the bottle, or cocktails.


Photo credit: @arkansashydrafacialist


Saint and Second

4828 2nd St, Long Beach

Sant and Second in Long Beach has both indoor dining and patio dining which is a great option depending on the weather. They take pride in the work that goes behind curating everything from local ingredients for the menu and the inspiration behind their delicious cocktails.


Their grand selection of wines can be enjoyed over lunch, dinner, during their social hours which is what they call their happy hour), and weekend brunch.

Photo credit: @saintandsecond


Geoffreys Malibu

27400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu

If you are looking for a memorable day or evening out in Malibu with views of the ocean, head to Geoffrey’s. The reason we put it on our list is because of the unbeatable views. Even though its not a high rise it is risen over the Pacific Ocean. The food is a spectacular; a spread of seafood and meat entrees that include steak, chicken, and duck. The best part is that you can enjoy the ocean even if it gets a little chilly as they have cozy fire pits to keep guests warm. Especially recommended on full moon nights, to soak in the view of the moonlight reflecting off the ocean waves.


Photo credit: @geoffreysmalibu


Spruzzo Restaurant & Bar

29575 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu

This Italian seafood and cocktail bar in Malibu has great views of the golden hour that Malibu is famous for. It has a no fluff, casual patio seating that you can go to with family or friends after enjoying a day at the beach.


If you are looking for good Italian food, Spruzzo comes highly recommended by locals.


Photo credit: @lindseypec


The Surfrider Malibu

23033 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu

The bar and restaurant located in the Surfrider Hotel is a roof deck and perfect for some daytime chill. It feels like you are enjoying a meal on the deck of your own Malibu beach house.


The menu has dishes that are made from local and organic produce and have the typical Coastal-Californian touch to it.


Photo credit: @thefrenchmadrilene


Granville

270 S Lake Ave, Pasadena

Pasadena may be a drive from downtown LA, and away from the ocean, but don't let that discourage you from finding a rooftop dining experience in the city.


Bar Del Mar at Granville in Pasadena has made it to be one of the best rooftop bars in Los Angeles County. They have beautiful decks, with a lounge like feeling, where you can go with big groups, or enjoy a cozy corner table for date night. The most popular items on the menu are handcrafted burgers and sandwiches, but you can also enjoy a variety of pastas and big plates of seafood, chicken, and steak. They have a good selection of cocktails and wines too.


Photo credit: @granville


Foothill

2835 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena

Foothill is a lively restaurant that is great for dinner and hosting social events. They have brunch available on Saturdays and Sundays and live music on Thursdays and sometimes Sundays. Keep an eye out for special events like wine tastings. This counts more as a patio seating restaurant, but we love that Pasadena has this option. They also have a happy hour menu that has a lot of food options.


Photo credit: @lisafoodjourney


Café Santorini

64 West Union Street, Old Pasadena

Cafe Santorini is perched on an old brick building in the heart of Pasadena and is a great spot for Mediterranean cuisine. The ambience is more intimate and great for dinner. They also have happy hours for drinks.


This secret spot is not known by tourists (until now?), so you can head there for some great tasting food. The Mediterranean appetizers, kabobs, and lamb dishes are some of the best kept food secrets of Pasadena.


Photo credit: @chelsea.chiang


Rooftop at The Glenmark

1100 N Brand Blvd, Glendale

MYA Rooftop at the Glenmark hotel is on the 7th floor of the hotel and has great views of the stunning Verdugi Mountains.


Their delicious small plates are a great to pair with their cocktails. They also offer a full kitchen, so if you plan to say for dinner, its one of the best views in Glendale.


Photo credit: @myarooftop


Bar Verde

102 Caruso Ave, Glendale

Bar Verde is a farm-to-table restaurant where you can enjoy seasonal dishes. The restaurant overlooks the Americana in Glendale city center. They also have brunch on weekends.


Photo credit: @americanabrand


Parkestry Rooftop Bar

1775 S Clementine St Fl 11, Anaheim

This cozy Anaheim rooftop offers gourmet bites and cocktails, complete with fire pits to keep you warm as the sun goes down. They have a bar as well as lounge seating.


Photo credit: @lindsthewildflower


Eden On Brand

214 N Brand Blvd, Glendale

Eden on Brand is a great spot to enjoy the buzz of downtown Glendale. They have an exquisite choice of sliders that you wouldn’t find otherwise. Their Caviar sliders and Black label sliders are cult favorites.


Ever heard of Truffle flatbread? Well, this rooftop has many such mouth watering, innovative dishes on their menu. They are open till midnight on Saturdays and Sundays, and until 10 pm on weeknights.


Photo credit: @wanderlustwithannak


Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge

21100 Pacific Coast Hwy,

Huntington Beach

This rooftop lounge located on the 9th floor has great views of the ocean and Huntington beach. They have live music on Thursday and Sunday nights. It’s a great spot to watch the sunset if you don't want to be at the beach.


Sit down at the lounge tables with fire pits and enjoy the evening after the sunset. They have shareable menu items that are great for groups.


Photo credit: @offshore9rooftoplounge


Elevate Lounge

811 Wilshire Blvd 21st floor, Los Angeles

This is one of the most happening rooftop lounges in Downtown LA. It's a great spot to get a taste of LA nightlife. Located on the 21st floor, it feels like a penthouse but opens up into a bar area that you can enjoy the amazing, architectural views of the city.


They have bottle service and host a lot of special events. One of the best ways to get in is to sign-up for their guest list to stay up-to-date and be invited to upcoming events.


Photo credit: @elevatelounge & @rizzlemyhizzle


Grandmaster Recorders

1518 N Cahuenga Blvd

One of the newest, best, rooftop spots to get a direct view of the Hollywood sign. They have a great food and drinks menu to choose from. Their happy hours during weekdays have $5 pizza by the slice, and they have live music on weeknights, and are open late until 2 am.


FYI: Don't miss the secret indoor nightclub


Photo credit: @grandmaster_recorders


W Hollywood Rooftop

6250 Hollywood Blvd

The wet deck at W Hollywood has views of the Hollywood Hills and downtown Hollywood. It offers cabanas and daybeds that can be booked on their site. Many a famous pool party have been thrown here.


The ambience is relaxed during the weekdays but be prepared for more fun times with live DJs on the weekends.


Photo credit: @djelizamay


Desert 5 Spot

6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles

You don’t need to travel all the way to Palm Springs to enjoy a desert ambience, it's right here in the heart of Hollywood. The vintage décor is beautiful to relax and sip canned beers and cocktails.


They have an in-house band and you can enjoy live music in this Pioneer-town inspired spot. Country hits and classic rock is the vibe on the weekends!


Photo credit: @mallylove


Margot

8820 Washington Blvd Suite 301,

Culver City

Margot is a cute rooftop in Culver City that has young crowds there to enjoy drinks on weekdays and weekends. Margot’s décor is luxurious and they have great small plates and cocktails.


The food at Margot is primarily Mediterranean. They also have seasonal drinks, so be sure to ask the bartender for their specials.


Photo credit: @reneeariel


Calabra

700 Wilshire Blvd (Entrance on, 7th St, Santa Monica

This is one of the best hotel patio spots in Santa Monica, with a backdrop of the ocean. Calabra is not limited to just normal food, they have a special poolside menu that offers wellness juices and smoothies, that you can pair with fresh salads.


Their cocktail list is also quite exquisite. They have a special sushi menu from Thursday - Sunday, and brunch all day on the weekends. Special events almost every weekend with live DJs makes this a great spot in Santa Monica for any day of the week.


Photo credit: @kaileyelisemann


EP & LP

603 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood

EP & LP is 2 levels, EP being the restaurant and LP the rooftop. It’s one of the biggest rooftops that has views of the Hollywood Hills and the Sunset Strip.


It's open late until 2 am, so it makes for a great spot on both weeknights and weekends. Their happy hour food and drink menu is small but worth it for the views.


Photo credit: @eplosangeles


The Broken Shaker

416 W 8th St, Los Angeles

The Broken Shaker is an award-winning cocktail bar. The rooftop bar is open from day to night and you can enjoy views of Downtown LA from here.


It has the vibe of a tiki bar and the drinks are also themed around the fresh flavors of beach cities. Daytime is great by the pool, but the night view of the city is what makes this rooftop a special one.


Photo credit: @amandastream


The Roof at Edition Hotel

9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood

If you are a fan of cocktails with tequila and mezcal, this tropical inspired spot, with wooden benches and daybeds, will be a great vibe for you.


The ambience is intimate, complete with potted plants to enjoy picturesque views of city lights. Kombucha cocktails are a must-try.


Photo credit: @mayannah.crev


Harriet's Rooftop

8490 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood

This elevated lounge is one of the most popular spots among youngsters and celebrities alike. It also has one of the best wide open views of the city.


The string lights and ambient lighting makes for great pictures. The views are gorgeous on full moon nights and the food menu is spectacular.


Photo credit: @_raquelvegaa


Skybar at Mondrian

8440 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles

This ivy-covered rooftop with a pool in the middle has a great view of the city on Sunset Blvd. They have fresh cocktails and world-class DJs and it is very popular among the young and trendy.


They have signature cocktails and frozen adult drinks. Spectacular views of the city can be enjoyed from one of their window seats. Reserve in advance or get on the guest list.


Photo credit: @skybarla


LA Cha Cha Cha

812 E 3rd St, Los Angeles

This Mexican Terrace restaurant in the arts district has great tequila cocktails and Mexican food. A casual dining spot where you can get a variety, tacos, tostadas, and big plates. Don't miss the dessert menu, as they offer flan, mousse, rice pudding, and shaved ice.


Photo credit: @ordinary_____j


Cabra

1060 S Broadway, Los Angeles

This rooftop offers incredible Peruvian cuisine. If you like sharable plate dining then Cabra will be your jam.


Order a bunch for the table and enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline. The views are great during the day and nighttime.


Photo credit: @cabralosangeles


Kimpton Hotel Wilshire

6317 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

Another great spot with a view of the Hollywood Hills is the rooftop in the Kimpton Hotel.


They have a limited offering of small plates, sandwiches, salads, entrees and desserts. And the same goes for their drinks menu. So if you are looking for a view and an intimate time, you can head to the Kimpton Hotel.


Photo credit: @hotelwilshire


Terra

Eataly Westfield 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Century City

This spot is famous for its menu that centered around its wood-burning Italian grill. A good spot to enjoy great food with friends or family, surrounded by views of the Hollywood Hills.


You can also go on a shopping spree at the Westfield Century City Mall afterwards.


Photo credit: @terralosangeles


Flora Rooftop Bar and Lounge

2130 E Maple Ave, El Segundo,

Los Angeles

Tucked away in El Segundo, close to LAX, Flora is a well-kept secret as the guests here are mostly corporate employees enjoying drinks on weekdays. Enjoy a beer, a cocktail, or a glass of wine around their fire pit. The décor is vibrant with real succulents. Though it’s close to LAX, do not worry about any disturbance from planes.


Photo credit: @florarooftop


Castaway Burbank

1250 E Harvard Rd, Burbank

With views of the valley and the downtown skyline from afar, this hilltop restaurant in Burbank is good for valley dinners with a view. The place closes early, so be sure to make a reservation.


The menu is seasonally inspired and they have brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Its a quiet picturesque spot to bring friends or family. Don't be surprised to see a wedding going on nearby as the place is quite breathtaking.


Photo credit: @tay.sandoval


The Front Yard

4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood

The Front Yard is a two-floor deck with a casual ambience and good food. One of the special offerings of this spot is the $25 bottles of Rose every day between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm with the purchase of an entrée.


This restaurant is perfect for any time of the day as they have breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner, a late night happy hour, and a weekend brunch.


Photo credit: @itsme_akriitii


Stardust Lounge and Rooftop

9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills

The Stardust Penthouse in the Beverly Hilton hotel is a perfect space to host events with a beautiful view.


Enjoy some amazing, inspired cocktails from their resident mixologists.


Photo credit: @beverlyhilton


Bar Bohemian at Citizen Public Market

9355 Culver Blvd, Culver City

This small, low key rooftop in Culver City is great if you want to stay away from the city buzz and enjoy a drink while still enjoying the feeling of being on a rooftop. It's a great spot for drinks with co-workers or for that first date.


They have a good selection of cocktails, wines and beer. There is no food on the menu, so pick a spot to go to before or after to eat.


Photo credit: @barbohemien


Upstairs at Ace Hotel

929 S Broadway, Los Angeles

For views of the city with a beautiful gothic background, this restored United Artists Theater has a hidden rooftop. Head to the Ace Hotel’s rooftop to enjoy a sunny day by the pool.


Their drinks are mostly refreshing flavors that are perfect to cool down on hot Cali days. Be sure to try their special appetizers and taco plates.


Photo credit: @lafashiondistrict via @emmadixx


Catch LA

8715 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood

Catch LA is easily one of the most beautiful and most popular rooftops in LA. This massive rooftop is perfect for drinks and dinner. The lush outdoors make the ambience cozy even though this is a huge space.


If you are looking for a vegan menu, despite its name, Catch LA will not disappoint. Don't be surprised to see multiple celebrities on any night of the week.


Photo credit: @sarah.knsl


Reyes Winery on Main

24329 Main St, Santa Clarita

Here’s a rooftop in a winery. Reyes Winery is located in the Santa Clarita Valley just a 45 min drive outside of downtown Los Angeles.


They offer wine tastings and a dinner menu on Thursdays and Fridays. On the weekends, besides brunch and dinner, the rooftop also has a wine and tapas special between 3 pm and 5 pm.


Photo credit: @ladyy_sith


Padre

525 E Broadway, Long Beach

This Latin American inspired bar is a vibrant spot to enjoy the outdoors in Long Beach. Don’t miss Taco Tuesdays as they have craft margaritas by the glass for $8 and handmade corn tortilla tacos for $3.


Happy hours are every day of the week between 4-7pm Monday-Friday and 3-6pm on the weekends.


Photo credit: @padrelbc


Odyssey Restaurant

15600 Odyssey Dr, Granada Hills

A rooftop away from the city lights, yet having wonderful views of the San Fernando Valley, this farm to table restaurant is a great choice if you want to enjoy an intimate dinner or spend some time with friends or co-workers and enjoy the sunset.


They have $5, $7 and $9 drinks specials and half-off select food items during their happy hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 4:30 and 6:30 pm. It’s a short window, so don’t miss out on the offer. Otherwise, they still offer an elaborate dinner menu and craft cocktails.


Photo credit: @theodyssey_src


Coco Palm Restaurant

1600 Fairplex Dr, Pomona

The Coco Palm Restaurant is primarily a wedding venue, but when there are no events scheduled, you can enjoy Cuban food on their balcony-like patio.


This is a great spot for a romantic date.


Photo credit: @ambxxr.v


Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo

1310 E Franklin Ave, El Segundo

This is not your traditional rooftop with a cocktail bar. If you are looking for an open-air movie experience, then head to Rooftop Cinema Club. Checkout their website for listings and to purchase tickets in advance. As for food, you are allowed to bring your own food, and can purchase beer, wine, canned cocktails, and snacks at the venue.


Photo credit: @rooftopcinemaclub


The Venice Whaler

10 Washington Blvd, Venice

Another great spot to enjoy the sunsets is The Venice Whaler, located in the heart of Venice right by the sand. This place offers a full menu with appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and seafood that you can pair with a wide variety of local brews, wine, and cocktails.


Photo credit: @thevenicewhaler

 

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