The 21 top rooftop bars and restaurants in Phoenix

Laura Williams

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If you’re looking for a place to enjoy stunning views of the cityscape and relax after work or on the weekends, look no further than one of these trendy and chic rooftop bars! Whether you want to enjoy a cocktail or two with friends or dance the night away, these bars have something for everyone.

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The Skydeck

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401 W Clarendon Ave, Phoenix

602-252-7363

https://www.goclarendon.com/rooftop-deck

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy drinks and stunning views of the cityscape, On top of the Clarendon Hotel lies a patio bar for hotel guests called the Skydeck, which features some of the nicest views of the Arizona landscape. With an outdoor fireplace and plenty of seating, the Skydeck is the perfect place to relax after a long day.

Rockbar Inc.

Rockbar Inc.
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4245 N Craftsman Ct, Scottsdale

480-331-9190

https://rockbarscottsdale.com

Hours: Monday-Friday 3PM–2AM, Saturday 10AM–2AM, Sunday 12PM–2AM

Rockbar Inc. is known for its live shows, which means there’s always something happening at this rooftop bar. Whether you’re a fan of country, rock, or jazz, you’re sure to find a show that you’ll love at Rockbar Inc. With great views and plenty of drinks to choose from, this rooftop bar is a must-visit spot for music lovers in Phoenix.

Bar Smith

130 E Washington St, Phoenix

Phone: 602-821-8569

http://www.barsmithphoenix.com/

Hours: Thursday-Saturday 9PM–2AM

Known for its hit club scene for New Year’s Eve, Bar Smith is a must-visit spot for anyone looking to let loose. But even if you’re not in the mood to party, the top floor offers plenty of activity, from live music to DJs spinning your favorite tunes. With a nice view of the city and a fun, lively atmosphere, Bar Smith is definitely one of the best rooftop bars in Phoenix!

Upstairs At Flint

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2425 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix

602-812-4818

flintbybaltaire.com/upstairs-at-flint

Monday-Thursday 6:30–9:30PM, Friday Closed, Saturday 6:30–10:30PM, Sunday Closed

Phoenix is home to some amazing rooftop bars, and Upstairs at FLINT is one of the best. This open-air cocktail lounge offers beautiful views of the Biltmore neighborhood and the mountains that surround it. And the cocktails are top-notch; the bartenders here are true experts in their field. But it’s not just the drinks that make Upstairs at FLINT so special; the food is also fantastic. The bar bites menu features dishes from some of Phoenix’s top chefs, and everything is made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Whether you’re looking for a light snack or something more substantial, you’ll find something to love on this menu.

Lustre Rooftop Bar

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2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix

602-258-0231

https://lustrerooftopbar.com

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-5PM, Friday & Saturday 11AM-10PM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy drinks in a lively atmosphere, Lustre Rooftop Bar is the place for you! This Phoenix hot spot features a rooftop pool and options for private events, making it the perfect place to spend an evening with friends. With delicious cocktails and a great view of the cityscape, Lustre

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Don Woods’ Say When

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400 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix

Phone: 480-536-8998

https://riseuptownhotel.com/phoenix_restaurants/say-when/

Hours: Thursday-Sunday 4PM-12AM

Don Woods is a fabulous rooftop venue in Uptown Phoenix, Inside the Rise Uptown Hotel. With fire pits and views of Phoenix and Camelback Mountain, the retro vibe is perfect for any event. the drinks are creative and the bartenders make sure you have a great time.

Outrider Rooftop Lounge

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7142 E. First St., Scottsdale

480-590-3864

https://outriderrooftop.com

Hours: Daily 11AM-10PM, Friday & Saturday till 11PM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy drinks and stunning views of the cityscape, look no further than the Outrider Rooftop Lounge on the seventh floor of Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town. This rooftop bar offers locally inspired cocktails and light bites, as well as beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax after work or want to dance the night away, Outrider is sure to please.

Cottontail Lounge 

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7277 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale

602-405-0099

https://cottontaillounge.com

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10AM–12AM, Thursday-Sunday 7AM–2AM

Cottontail Lounge is one of the most deluxe locations in the Phoenix area. The strict dress code for diners means that you’ll always feel dressed to the nines when you visit. This Scottsdale hot spot offers cocktails, bottle service, a live DJ, and an energetic and cool atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to party with friends or just want to enjoy a good drink with friends, Cottontail is the perfect spot for you.

The Grapevine

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4013 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale

Phone: 480-994-1792

https://grapevineaz.com/

Hours: Daily 11AM–12AM, Friday & Saturday till 2AM

The Grapevine is a unique and fun rooftop bar located near Old Town Jewels and Baseballism. This informal bar has a groovy atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying a cocktail or two with friends. And with origins dating back to 1971, The Grapevine is sure to provide you with a unique and memorable experience.

Sotol Modern Cocktail Kitchen

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313 N Gilbert Rd #301, Gilbert

480-550-6300

https://sotolmck.com/

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday5–10PM, Friday & Saturday 4PM–12AM, Sunday9AM–1PM, 4–10PM, closed on Mondays

Sotol Modern Cocktail Kitchen is the perfect place for anyone looking for a unique rooftop bar experience. This Gilbert hot spot is the first rooftop bar in Downtown Gilbert, and it offers an impressive selection of agave spirits and an Arizona-inspired menu. With an iconic Arizona sunset as your backdrop, this is a bar that you definitely don’t want to miss!

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The Perch Brewery

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232 S Wall St, Chandler

480-773-7688

perchpubbrewery.com

Hours: Daily 4–11PM, Friday 11AM-1AM, Saturday 9AM-1AM, Sunday 9AM-10PM, closed on Monday

Looking for a place to enjoy brunch or beer with a view? Check out The Perch Brewery, located in Historic Downtown Chandler. This brewery and animal sanctuary is home to a variety of tropical birds that have been rescued from illegal trading and other harmful situations. And what could be better than enjoying a cold one on the rooftop while taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of these amazing creatures?

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

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Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails – Photo Source

2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix

602-258-0231

https://bluehoundkitchen.com/

Hours: Daily 7-10PM, Weekends 8AM-10PM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a delicious meal with stunning views of the cityscape, look no further than Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails. This award-winning rooftop bar and restaurant offers a variety of exquisite handcrafted cocktails as well as amazing food options. Whether you’re looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or simply want to take in the breathtaking view of downtown Phoenix, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails is the perfect spot!

Orange Sky

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9800 East, Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale

480-850-8606

https://www.talkingstickresort.com/dining/orange-sky

Hours: Daily 5PM-10PM, Friday and Saturday till 11PM, Monday & Tuesday closed

The Orange Sky is one of the best rooftop restaurants in Phoenix, and it’s definitely worth a visit! This fine-dining restaurant provides guests with stunning views of the cityscape and the desert landscape, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner or special occasion. If you’re looking for something a little more active, Sunrise Yoga classes are offered each morning and offer an unbeatable view of the sunrise.

Artizen

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2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

602-522-6655

https://www.artizenaz.com/

Hours: Daily 6AM-9PM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a delicious meal with stunning views of the cityscape, look no further than Artizen. This award-winning rooftop bar and restaurant offers a variety of exquisite handcrafted cocktails as well as amazing food options. So grab some friends and head on over for a night out under the stars. You won’t be disappointed!

Floor 13 Rooftop Bar

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15 E. Monroe St., Phoenix

602-343-0006

https://floor13rooftopbar.com

Hours: Daily 5–10PM, Friday & Saturday till midnight

The stunning views and upscale atmosphere of Floor 13 make it one of the best rooftop bars in Phoenix. This bar/restaurant features a fire pit that’s perfect for enjoying an evening out with friends. With delicious cocktails and a great view of the cityscape, Floor 13 is a must-visit rooftop bar!

Goldwater Brewing Co.

3608 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale

480-350-7305

https://www.goldwaterbrewing.com/

Hours: Daily 2–10PM, Friday & Saturday 12–10PM

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Goldwater Brewing opened up a second-story patio. The patio has a full-service bar and offers views of the cityscape. With its convenient location in Old Town Scottsdale, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to enjoy a drink after a day of exploring the city.

The Attic Ale House

4247 E Indian School Rd #102, Phoenix

602-955-1967

https://theatticalehouseaz.com

Hours: Daily 4-10PM, Sat 11AM-10PM, Sunday 11AM-6PM, Mon & Tue closed

Phoenix’s The Attic Ale House is a great place to visit if you’re looking for a rooftop bar with a large beer menu and a fantastic view. This bar also features plenty of programming to keep the sports fans happy, making it the perfect place to watch the game. With plenty of TVs and a great atmosphere, The Attic Ale House is one of the best rooftop bars in Phoenix.

Alibi

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108 East University Drive, Tempe

602-612-7872

https://www.alibitempe.com/

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11AM–10PM, Friday 11AM–12AM, Saturday 10:30AM–12AM, Sunday 10:30AM–8PM, closed on Monday

Alibi is a rooftop bar located on the 14th floor of Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown. This full-service bar offers amazing views of the cityscape, as well as a street food menu and specialty craft cocktails. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax after work Alibi is sure to please.

Balcony Bar

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E 5th Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

602-432-6719

https://socialtapscottsdaleaz.com/balcony-bar/

For when you’re looking for a casual rooftop bar with a relaxed vibe, look no further than Balcony Bar. This trendy bar offers a huge bar, DJ booth, lounge tables, and even a fireplace. So whether you’re looking to enjoy a delicious cocktail or two after work or want to dance the night away, Balcony Bar is the perfect spot for you!

From The Rooftop

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222 E Portland St, Phoenix

602-675-3500

https://ftrooftop.com

Hours: Mon-Thu 4-10PM, Fri 4PM-1AM, Sat 10AM-1AM, Sun 10AM-10PM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy drinks and stunning views of the cityscape, Cambria Hotel’s From The Rooftop bar in Downtown Phoenix is the place for you! This rooftop bar offers telescopes for guests to gaze at the stars and a Cosmic Cocktail named after each month’s Zodiac sign. With delicious cocktails and a great view of the cityscape, From The Rooftop is definitely worth a visit

Shade Lounge

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7277 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale

602-405-0099

http://shadeloungescottsdale.com/

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10AM–12AM, Thursday-Sunday 7AM–2AM

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy drinks in a lush and tropical atmosphere, look no further than Shade Lounge! This Scottsdale hot spot features a beautiful outdoor pool area that is perfect for enjoying a cocktail or two with friends. And if you’re looking for a place to cool off, the state’s only “chilled pool” is sure to do the trick!

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