We all love dinner with a view, and there are a handful of restaurants whose specialties and claims to fame are giving customers just that. They’re known for their delectable food and atmospheres complete with views of sunsets, skylines, and twinkling city lights. Whether it’s date night or a family celebration, you’re bound to have a seriously amazing rooftop experience at one of these restaurants that have been top-rated by customers and travel websites.
1. Above Sixty
At Above Sixty in Beverly Hills, CA, you can enjoy their Latin-inspired small plates, full meals, or specialty cocktails from the rooftop terrace that has a 360° view of LA’s skyline.
In Portland, OR, you can enjoy a stunning view that overlooks the city, mountains, and river, while enjoying their critically-acclaimed Asian-inspired cuisine. Definitely check out the dim sum portion of their menu.
3. Soda Bar
Relax above the city of Dallas, TX, and enjoy a cocktail next to the rooftop infinity pool or indulge in some light cuisine from their casual grill. Either way, you’ll be blown away by the spectacular views.
4. The View
This iconic lounge dishes out some fantastic small plates like Asian BBQ Chicken Lollipop Wings and Focaccia Bruschetta, while also dishing out beautiful panoramic views of San Francisco, CA.
Juvia’s rooftop restaurant is one of the most popular spots in Miami, FL, because of its revered ambiance, great views, and lush garden. Juvia serves cuisine that features both French and Japanese fare, like tuna poke and roasted chicken vadouvan.
This renowned rooftop lounge in Seattle, WA, has created a modern and chic space that overlooks the city and its sparkling lights. Frolik serves simple dishes with bold flavors like Pork Belly BLTs and Seared Salmon with mint and peas. They also have a series of rooftop concerts to enjoy while you dine and relax.
In Charleston, SC, you can dig in to traditional southern fare while relaxing on the rooftop that overlooks Charleston’s historic district and seven historic church steeples. You’ll enjoy a clear view of the starry night sky after sunset, hence the name. Share Flounder Beignets with your friends or order your own Crispy Duck Leg Cassoulet with house-made andouille sausage.
One of the most iconic rooftop restaurants in Washington, D.C., POV has breathtaking views of D.C.’s monuments, including an amazing view of the White House. Join them for brunch or dinner, and enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive selection.
At this Asian Pacific Bistro in Long Island City, NY you’ll enjoy dishes like Hawaiian Skirt Steak and Seaweed Ginger Salad while gazing at Manhattan’s skyline and the Queensboro Bridge.
10. The J. Parker
This exquisite rooftop bar has unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park, and the Chicago skyline. Sit by the fireside lounge and sip on on of their unique cocktails or graze on one of their small plates like the hand-cut fries with malt vinegar aioli.