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Take in the Views From These Rooftop Patios in Atlanta

Al fresco dining and drinking on a patio with serious view

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It’s officially patio season in Atlanta — the best season. Looking for somewhere to dine al fresco high above the city streets or amidst the trees? This list features a few of Atlanta’s rooftop patios and bars to consider for outdoor dining, while taking in some stellar views.

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1. Whiskey Blue

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3377 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326
(678) 500-3190
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The W Hotel in Buckhead revamped the rooftop patio and bar Whiskey Blue last year. The bar includes a 66-foot mural from Atlanta artist Chris Veal, rows of leather sofas flanking the windows, and a violet backlit indoor bar. Out on the patio, there’s a full bar and a large seating area with views of the city skyline.

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2. Gypsy Kitchen

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3035 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 939-9840
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This Buckhead restaurant serves Spanish fare with influences from India, Morocco, and Southeast Asia. There’s plenty of seating on the open-air patio, which includes an outdoor bar and live entertainment.

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3. The Regent Cocktail Club

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Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Rd NE #140
Atlanta, GA 30305
(770) 415-9961
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Located in the Buckhead Atlanta shopping district above American Cut, The Regent Cocktail Club offers classic cocktails, a DJ, weekly wine specials, and interior doors that slide open to a large outdoor patio.

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4. Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

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1745 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(678) 539-6181
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Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft on the border of south Buckhead and Midtown might have one of the most amazing views of Atlanta’s city skyline; especially in the evenings.

5. High Note Rooftop Bar

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53 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(470) 225-8300
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Located above and between the new AC Hotel and Moxy Hotel in midtown, High Note features not only a pool with cabanas but a bar with plenty of outdoor seating and fire pits to keep warm on chillier evenings. The menu here includes a kimchi dog, black eyed pea “hummus”, a fried chicken sandwich, and even tuna poke and Korean barbecue wings paired with a rum-heavy cocktail list.

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6. O-Ku

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Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 500-2383
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Located across from Barcelona Wine Bar-Westside in the Ironworks complex on Howell Mill Road, O-Ku features a roof top patio with unbeatable city skyline views and an al fresco sushi and cocktail menu to match.

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7. Hotel Clermont

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789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(470) 485-0485
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There may be no finer view of the city skyline than from atop the newly-opened Hotel Clermont on Ponce. The astro-turfed lawn bedecked with loungers and an outdoor bar serving frozen drinks and street food beneath the iconic neon sign is hard to beat. Guests of the hotel and neighborhood residents have preferred access to the rooftop. Diners at Tiny Lou’s or those simply wishing to head up for drinks on a warm evening must check in with the front desk. Open Sunday - Thursday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

8. La Fonda Latina

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923 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 607-0665
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La Fonda on Ponce De Leon and its second floor covered patio is rarely empty, even on cold days. Head here for paella, tacos, cheese dip, Cuban sandwiches, and sipping margaritas al fresco.

9. 9 Mile Station

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Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(770) 999-1532
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Atlanta’s largest outdoor patio with a view features carnival games, a three-story slide at Skyline Park and an elevated beer garden experience at Nine Mile Station. Admission to enter the roof is $10 per person and includes a wristband good for the entire day. 9 Mile’s sister RFD Social is now open for indoor drinking and games, too.

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10. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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433 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 400-0509
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The Decatur outpost of Grindhouse Killer Burgers offers a rooftop sports bar and patio that’s 21 and up. Perfect for kid-free, al fresco dining with a boozy shake, burger, and fries.

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11. New Realm Brewing

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550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 968-2777
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Atlanta’s newest brewery features a restaurant with a full bar, tasting room, tours, and a rooftop bar with views of Atlanta that rival those of Ponce City Market. The restaurant is first-come, first-served on the weekends. New Realm currently produces IPAs, lagers, and barrel-aged brews.

12. Estrella

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550 Somerset Terrace NE Suite 102
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 795-8341
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This cocktail bar and lounge located on the rooftop of Bazati along the Eastside BeltLine trail channels Miami in its vibe. Estrella features a bright and airy indoor bar which opens an open-air bar overlooking the BeltLine and sweeping views of the city skyline. Head here for champagne and cocktails like the Hemingway daiquiri, pisco sour, and gin and tonic served table side and light and shareable small plates like ceviche, pulled pork spring rolls, and venison herb tacos.

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13. Little 5 Corner Tavern

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1174 Euclid Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 521-0667
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After a fire a threatened to shut it down, Corner Tavern in the heart of the weird and wonderful Little Five Points came back better than ever with a rooftop patio and the best people-watching in town.

14. SkyLounge

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110 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 521-2250
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SkyLounge sits atop the Glenn Hotel on Marietta Street and offers cocktails and light bites as well as clear views of downtown landmarks like Centennial Olympic Park, the Westin Peachtree Plaza, the SkyView ferris wheel, CNN, and the horse-drawn carriages roaming the streets below.

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15. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

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437 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 523-6664
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The seafood restaurant and pub Six Feet Under in Grant Park has a rooftop bar and patio which overlooks the historic Oakland Cemetery beyond it. The patio is a favorite spot for tourists and locals alike and is always full; especially on warm, sunny days. There may be a wait for a seat, but it’s worth it for the view.

Six Feet Under
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16. Mediterranea Restaurant & Bakery

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332 Ormond St SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 748-4219
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This Grant Park spot has a beautiful view of the park beyond it and is surrounded by lovely old trees. Mediterranea’s 100% gluten free dishes are packed with the flavors of the southern Mediterranean and the restaurant also offers a lengthy wine list to complement it all. A number of items on the lunch, brunch, and dinner menus are marked vegetarian or vegan.

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17. Chairs Upstairs Bar and Restaurant

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2783 Main St
East Point, GA 30344
(404) 768-0007
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When the owners of the original Corner Tavern left to build a new Hapeville location across from the East Point MARTA station, regulars were worried. However, the beer selection and the food at Chairs in the old tavern building is still solid as is their second floor patio in the back. Make sure to grab a plate of wings from the outdoor smoker.

18. Kimpton Overland Hotel

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Solis Two Porsche Drive Hotel, 2 Porsche Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30354
(470) 466-3300
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With views of the Porsche Experience track below and planes landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport beyond it, al fresco dining on the rooftop patio of the Kimpton Overland Hotel features classic cocktails like a fig-infused Manhattan and plates such as Sriracha pimento cheese beignets, pull pork banh mis, and short rib flatbread.

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1. Whiskey Blue

3377 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326
Jason Locklear

The W Hotel in Buckhead revamped the rooftop patio and bar Whiskey Blue last year. The bar includes a 66-foot mural from Atlanta artist Chris Veal, rows of leather sofas flanking the windows, and a violet backlit indoor bar. Out on the patio, there’s a full bar and a large seating area with views of the city skyline.

3377 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326

2. Gypsy Kitchen

3035 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Gypsy Kitchen
Gypsy Kitchen/Facebook

This Buckhead restaurant serves Spanish fare with influences from India, Morocco, and Southeast Asia. There’s plenty of seating on the open-air patio, which includes an outdoor bar and live entertainment.

3035 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

3. The Regent Cocktail Club

Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Rd NE #140, Atlanta, GA 30305
Jonathan Phillips/Eater Atlanta

Located in the Buckhead Atlanta shopping district above American Cut, The Regent Cocktail Club offers classic cocktails, a DJ, weekly wine specials, and interior doors that slide open to a large outdoor patio.

Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Rd NE #140
Atlanta, GA 30305

4. Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

1745 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft on the border of south Buckhead and Midtown might have one of the most amazing views of Atlanta’s city skyline; especially in the evenings.

1745 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

5. High Note Rooftop Bar

53 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
High Note Rooftop Bar

Located above and between the new AC Hotel and Moxy Hotel in midtown, High Note features not only a pool with cabanas but a bar with plenty of outdoor seating and fire pits to keep warm on chillier evenings. The menu here includes a kimchi dog, black eyed pea “hummus”, a fried chicken sandwich, and even tuna poke and Korean barbecue wings paired with a rum-heavy cocktail list.

53 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. O-Ku

Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3, Atlanta, GA 30318
o-ku sushi, phase 3

Located across from Barcelona Wine Bar-Westside in the Ironworks complex on Howell Mill Road, O-Ku features a roof top patio with unbeatable city skyline views and an al fresco sushi and cocktail menu to match.

Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3
Atlanta, GA 30318

7. Hotel Clermont

789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

There may be no finer view of the city skyline than from atop the newly-opened Hotel Clermont on Ponce. The astro-turfed lawn bedecked with loungers and an outdoor bar serving frozen drinks and street food beneath the iconic neon sign is hard to beat. Guests of the hotel and neighborhood residents have preferred access to the rooftop. Diners at Tiny Lou’s or those simply wishing to head up for drinks on a warm evening must check in with the front desk. Open Sunday - Thursday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

8. La Fonda Latina

923 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

La Fonda on Ponce De Leon and its second floor covered patio is rarely empty, even on cold days. Head here for paella, tacos, cheese dip, Cuban sandwiches, and sipping margaritas al fresco.

923 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

9. 9 Mile Station

Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Nine Mile Station
Nine Mile Station/Facebook

Atlanta’s largest outdoor patio with a view features carnival games, a three-story slide at Skyline Park and an elevated beer garden experience at Nine Mile Station. Admission to enter the roof is $10 per person and includes a wristband good for the entire day. 9 Mile’s sister RFD Social is now open for indoor drinking and games, too.

Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

10. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

433 N McDonough St, Decatur, GA 30030
Grindhouse Killer Burgers
Jonathan Phillips

The Decatur outpost of Grindhouse Killer Burgers offers a rooftop sports bar and patio that’s 21 and up. Perfect for kid-free, al fresco dining with a boozy shake, burger, and fries.

433 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030

11. New Realm Brewing

550 Somerset Terrace NE #101, Atlanta, GA 30306

Atlanta’s newest brewery features a restaurant with a full bar, tasting room, tours, and a rooftop bar with views of Atlanta that rival those of Ponce City Market. The restaurant is first-come, first-served on the weekends. New Realm currently produces IPAs, lagers, and barrel-aged brews.

550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30306

12. Estrella

550 Somerset Terrace NE Suite 102, Atlanta, GA 30306
Estrella [Official]

This cocktail bar and lounge located on the rooftop of Bazati along the Eastside BeltLine trail channels Miami in its vibe. Estrella features a bright and airy indoor bar which opens an open-air bar overlooking the BeltLine and sweeping views of the city skyline. Head here for champagne and cocktails like the Hemingway daiquiri, pisco sour, and gin and tonic served table side and light and shareable small plates like ceviche, pulled pork spring rolls, and venison herb tacos.

550 Somerset Terrace NE Suite 102
Atlanta, GA 30306

13. Little 5 Corner Tavern

1174 Euclid Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

After a fire a threatened to shut it down, Corner Tavern in the heart of the weird and wonderful Little Five Points came back better than ever with a rooftop patio and the best people-watching in town.

1174 Euclid Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30307

14. SkyLounge

110 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
Official

SkyLounge sits atop the Glenn Hotel on Marietta Street and offers cocktails and light bites as well as clear views of downtown landmarks like Centennial Olympic Park, the Westin Peachtree Plaza, the SkyView ferris wheel, CNN, and the horse-drawn carriages roaming the streets below.

110 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

15. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Six Feet Under
Yelp/Andrea M.

The seafood restaurant and pub Six Feet Under in Grant Park has a rooftop bar and patio which overlooks the historic Oakland Cemetery beyond it. The patio is a favorite spot for tourists and locals alike and is always full; especially on warm, sunny days. There may be a wait for a seat, but it’s worth it for the view.

437 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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16. Mediterranea Restaurant & Bakery

332 Ormond St SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
Mediterranea in Grant Park
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This Grant Park spot has a beautiful view of the park beyond it and is surrounded by lovely old trees. Mediterranea’s 100% gluten free dishes are packed with the flavors of the southern Mediterranean and the restaurant also offers a lengthy wine list to complement it all. A number of items on the lunch, brunch, and dinner menus are marked vegetarian or vegan.

332 Ormond St SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

17. Chairs Upstairs Bar and Restaurant

2783 Main St, East Point, GA 30344

When the owners of the original Corner Tavern left to build a new Hapeville location across from the East Point MARTA station, regulars were worried. However, the beer selection and the food at Chairs in the old tavern building is still solid as is their second floor patio in the back. Make sure to grab a plate of wings from the outdoor smoker.

2783 Main St
East Point, GA 30344

18. Kimpton Overland Hotel

Solis Two Porsche Drive Hotel, 2 Porsche Dr., Atlanta, GA 30354
Official

With views of the Porsche Experience track below and planes landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport beyond it, al fresco dining on the rooftop patio of the Kimpton Overland Hotel features classic cocktails like a fig-infused Manhattan and plates such as Sriracha pimento cheese beignets, pull pork banh mis, and short rib flatbread.

Solis Two Porsche Drive Hotel, 2 Porsche Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30354

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