Nothing quite says living the high life like having a relaxing drink and soaking in the beauty of the skyline from a city rooftop! From sumptuous hotel terraces to poolside lounges perfect for basking in the sun, step up your game at one of these rooftop bars in Miami offering tasty drinks, bites and brilliant views.
Bask in the panoramic views and vibrant artwork at this electrifying new rooftop bar in Wynwood. Their happy hour runs from Monday to Wednesday, 4 to 6 p.m., and you can choose from their famous frosés or a crafty cocktail like their cosmojitos. What makes this venue extra special is that it is also home to Concerts Under the Stars, an evening series of live music on the star-lit rooftop. From Amy Winehouse to Frank Sinatra, these intimate tribute concerts will pay homage to some of the greatest hits of the past few decades. Book your tickets here.
Where: 3400 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33137
2. Tea Room, Brickell
We’ll let you in on a little secret: down the hall from EAST Miami’s fancy rooftop, Sugar, lies a nondescript black door. Behind it, you’ll find a dimly-lit cocktail haven with spectacular views of the city known as the Tea Room. Here, the bartenders know what they’re doing and there’s even an Asian Night Brunch with bang bang shrimp and sushi rolls to indulge in.
Where: 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
3. Level 6, Coconut Grove
With unmatched views of sailboat-dotted Biscayne Bay and the shimmering city skyline, this rooftop oasis planted above Amal is perfect for enjoying handcrafted cocktails and tapas into the evening. Catch their happy hour — or Sunset Hour — every Sunday through Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., to enjoy $8 wine, $12 cocktails, and select dishes like a $6 pan con tomate or fresh oysters at $12 for half a dozen and $24 for a dozen.
Where: 3480 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133
4. Higher Ground, Wynwood
Fresh on the scene, Arlo Wynwood is a neighborhood newcomer that houses a cool rooftop bar on its third floor. Set in a lush, foliage-framed courtyard with indoor and outdoor seating, Higher Ground offers an array of tropical cocktails and a selection of raw bar and local seafood for which to enjoy against the beautiful backdrop.
Where: 2217 NW Miami Ct, Miami, FL 33127
5. Sipsip, Coconut Grove
Ride up to the top of the MayFair House Hotel & Garden and you’ll be transported straight to a blissful Slim Aarons photograph with brightly-colored hues and calypso beats. Named after the Bahamian word for “gossip” or “sharing news,” Sipsip is a classic pool bar serving Caribbean-inspired cocktails and fare. Cocktails on the menu are vibrant and picturesque, including the Goombay Smash, Mai Tai, Large Format and Rum Punch.
Where: 3000 Florida Ave, Miami, FL 33133
6. Fabel Miami, Wynwood
Melodic beats, fire dancers and an inspired Mediterranean menu can all be found at this breezy rooftop in the heart of Wynwood. The outdoor sanctum draws inspiration from the islands of Greece and the beaches of Southern France while
celebrating the energy the Magic City is known for. Unique drinks like the Tumeric Aguardiente with mezcal and mango puree, or the Italicus Summer with reposado tequila and mediterranean tonic are sure to liven up your night.
Where: 50 NW 23rd St #110, Miami, FL 33127
7. Editor Pizza, Miami Beach
Pizza with a view?! Head to this Brooklyn-inspired restaurant and bar that sits squarely on the second floor of the Urbanica Fifth Hotel. From crispy signature pies to salads and cocktails, their menu features many crave-worthy options. And don’t forget about their daily happy hour starting at 5 p.m.!
Where: 803 5th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Channel some summer vibes at this lushly planted terrace taking inspiration from Oaxaca and Mexico City. Its dimly lit bar, complete with blue-painted beam ceilings, mosaic tiles and swing seats we adore, is the perfect spot in which to enjoy creative cocktails like a Rosita Margarita or refreshing Pepinazo.
Where: 915 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
9. Highbar, South Beach
What lies on the top of the Dream Hotel is a glammed out rooftop bar reminiscent of the ’70s. All dressed in white, choose from Highbar’s many chilled cocktails, including a large section of margaritas, and lounge around the infinity pool!
Where: 1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
10. Rosa Sky, Brickell
One of the best spots in Brickell for happy hour, Rosa Sky is a chic rooftop lounge that offers one of the most unique views of the neighborhood. Whether you prefer a classic martini or a trendy concoction, it has something for everyone. Happy Hour runs from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, that includes $10 cocktails, liquor and bites, with half-off selected rosé and $5 draft beer.
Where: 115 SW 8th St 22nd Floor, Miami, FL 33130
11. Terras, Little Havana
Floating high above Little Havana’s Life House Hotel, Terras is a gorgeous rooftop garden for you to take in views of the incredible skyline. Their cocktail menu is extensive, and is inspired by flavors found throughout Latin America, plus their plant-and-veggie-forward bites are perfect options as you catch up with friends.
Where: 528 SW 9th Ave, Miami, FL 33130
12. The Citadel, Little River
A magical spot to visit all year round, the Citadel boasts some of the best eats in the city in addition to the best views if you make your way to their rooftop. Up there, you can dine dine on dishes from the food hall vendors you’ve chosen and say cheers with signature cocktails (frozen ones too), wines and beers.
Where: 8300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138