In South Florida, we get to enjoy the warmth and sunshine year-round. Why not appreciate it at some of the best rooftop bars in Palm Beach County and beyond? Here are some of our favorite sky-high hangouts:
Roxy’s Pub is one of the hottest bars for Palm Beach County locals. Its comfortable Irish-themed pub is contrasted with its lively rooftop bar—Sky 309. Enjoy downtown views of West Palm Beach while dancing to live music and guests DJs. Try some of their award winning wings or one of the 64 beers on tap.
309 Clematis St, West Palm Beach; 561/296-7699; roxyspub.com
With exposed windows surrounding the space, the blue is not exactly a rooftop bar, yet it still offers beautiful ocean views. Located on the 27th floor of the tower at the Boca Raton & Resort Club, the bar and lounge offers gorgeous sunset views. To see it for yourself, go during cocktail hour from 5-7 p.m. where cocktails are only $7. (Note, the resort is only open to guests and members.)
501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton; 561/447-3000; theblueboca.com
Buddha Sky Bar
Buddha Sky Bar’s vibrant rooftop offers breath-taking views of Atlantic Avenue. The décor and cuisine is influenced by Chinese and Japanese culture. For the ultimate experience, reserve a spot at the private outdoor “Chef’s Table,” where the chef will personally cook for you and your party of at most 10 people.
217 E Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/450-7557; buddhaskybardelraybeach.com
RH Rooftop Restaurant
On Restoration Hardware’s fourth level, you can find a dramatic 10,000-square-foot rooftop restaurant. The food is just as elegant as the rooftop space, with dishes such as truffled grilled cheese and artisanal prosciutto. The bar serves a variety of fine wines and beers.
560 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach; 561/804-6826; restorationhardware.com
Banko Cantina is the ultimate place for a rooftop fiesta. Enjoy some delicious Mexican food while sipping on one of their specialty cocktails, including Passionfruit Sangria or Lavender Mojito. You can also reserve this rooftop for private events.
114 S Olive Ave., West Palm Beach; 561/335-1399; bankocantina.com
Top of The Spray Ocean View Restaurant
Top of The Spray is a causal beach-themed rooftop located at the Seaspray Inn and Beach Resort. The simplistic deck brings focus to the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean.
123 S Ocean Ave., West Palm Beach; 561/557-8050; seasprayinnbeachresort.us
If you’re willing to travel outside of Palm Beach County for the perfect rooftop bar, Juvia is a can’t-miss spot. Its eclectic menu is inspired by French, Japanese and Peruvian cooking styles. Overlooking Lincoln Road, the rooftop is adorned with purple chairs and table-settings, a serene fountain, and extraordinary views of the Miami Beach skyline.
1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305/763-8272; juviamiami.com
McSorely’s Beach Pub
Whether you want to relax and sip on a cocktail or dance the night away with friends, McSorley’s Beach Pub is one of the hottest Fort Lauderdale rooftops to spend the night out at. The rooftop bar overlooks the beach and is the perfect place to have a special event or throw a private party. Make sure to take a trip during happy hour on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m.
837 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954/565-4446; mcsorleysftl.com
Inspired by the iconic Cape Florida Lighthouse, this beach inspired rooftop offers South Beach views and high-end cocktails. This bohemian style rooftop is must-see, especially at night when the string lights and table lanterns are on. Don’t miss out on the bar bites from K. Ramen. Burger. Beer.
150 20th St., Miami Beach; 305/534-3800; townhousehotel.com/the-cape/
Rooftop @ 1WLO
This nature-inspired rooftop in downtown Fort Lauderdale has a grassy floor covered with trees and plants. The garden-in-the-sky is the perfect place to view the majestic city skyline. Head there on Sunday from 2 to 10 p.m. for “Pong+Bong” on the rooftop; for only $20, you can enjoy bottomless ProseccoPONG & ChamBONGS and brunch bites while listening to a live DJ.
One W Las Olas Blvd. Suite 700, Fort Lauderdale; 954/523-1956; rooftop1wlo.com