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20 Atlanta Restaurants Offering Rooftop Patios With Spectacular Views

Outdoor dining and drinking on rooftop patios

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One of the greatest perks of living in Atlanta is its months-long patio season. Looking for a spot to dine outdoors high above the city streets or amidst the trees? This list features a few rooftop restaurant patios and bars to consider for outdoor dining and drinking while taking in some spectacular views.

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1. 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 the second floor patio in the back. Make sure to grab a plate of wings from the outdoor smoker.

2. 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 at the Ironworks complex on Howell Mill Road, O-Ku features a rooftop patio offering al fresco sushi and cocktails.

3. Drawbar

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1 Interlock Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 806-8333
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This cocktail bar and lounge at the Interlock on Howell Mill Road includes serious views of the Midtown skyline, with the Buckhead skyline in the distance. Head to the third floor of the Bellyard Hotel and grab a seat on the outdoor terrace to relax over drinks and wines by the glass paired with peach cider pulled pork sliders, crudite plates, and entrees like a chimichurri ribeye.

4. Kimpton Overland Hotel – Atlanta Airport

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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, outdoor dining on the rooftop patio at the Kimpton Overland Hotel features Mediterranean fare paired with classic cocktails.

5. 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 the recently renovated Centennial Olympic Park, the Westin Peachtree Plaza, the SkyView ferris wheel, CNN, and the horse-drawn carriages roaming the streets below.

6. 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. Sit inside at the bar for indoor views, or ask for a table on the terrace for nothing but Atlanta’s midtown skyline in the distance.

7. Halfway Crooks Beer

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60 Georgia Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(678) 705-5530
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Summerhill brewery Halfway Crooks Beer opened on Georgia Avenue in July 2019. The tech-themed brewery is owned by electrical engineer Shawn Bainbridge, Tim Kilic, and Belgium-born brewer Joran Van Ginderachte and produces a variety of Belgian and American ales and lagers as well as barrel-aged beers. Grab a seat on the covered rooftop bar above the main tasting room, which features a louver ceiling, TVs, and a separate ordering counter.

8. St. Julep

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374 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(470) 531-8902
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Located on the ninth floor of the Kimpton Sylvan Hotel on East Paces Ferry, cocktail bar and lounge St. Julep is modern yet casual and offers panoramic views of the Buckhead skyline. Expect everything from highballs and gin and tonics to margaritas and aperitif cocktails served here, paired with boozy soft serve ice cream, corn dogs, Sichuan tater tots, and a mulita cheeseburger.

9. 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 features a rooftop bar and patio which overlooks historic Oakland Cemetery. The patio is a favorite spot for tourists and locals alike. There may be a wait for a seat, but it’s worth it for the view. Check out the rooftop patio at the Westside location, too.

10. Grana

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1835 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 231-9000
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Chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella of the White Bull in Decatur opened his Neapolitan pizzeria and Italian restaurant Grana in the Piedmont Heights neighborhood in 2020. The menu features wood-fired pizzas, meatball selections, and Pascarella’s handmade pastas paired with classic cocktails, Italian wines, and beer. Head up to the rooftop patio overlooking Piedmont Avenue for dinner, drinks, and people watching.

11. 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 (and rooftop) patio with a major views features carnival games, a three-story slide at Skyline Park and a 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.

12. Whiskey Blue

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3377 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326
(678) 500-3190
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The Hotel Colee in Buckhead revamped the rooftop patio and bar Whiskey Blue in 2018. 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.

13. New Realm Brewing

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550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 968-2777
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This Beltline brewery features a beer garden, a restaurant with a full bar, a tasting room, and a rooftop bar with views of the surrounding area along the Eastside trail. The restaurant is first-come, first-served on the weekends.

14. 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 Eastside Beltline trail. 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.

15. 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 Hotel Clermont on Ponce. The astro-turfed lawn decked out 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.

16. 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 weird and wonderful Little Five Points came back better than ever with a rooftop patio and the best people-watching in town.

17. Arnette's Chop Shop

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2700 Apple Valley Rd NE
Brookhaven, GA 30319
(404) 969-0701
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Head to the second story of the swanky Brookhaven steakhouse to feast on 14-ounce bone-in filets, a 36-ounce porterhouse, or burgers paired with classic cocktails and wine. On chilly evenings, cozy up around one of the three fire pits on the rooftop patio.

18. 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, outdoor dining with boozy milkshakes, burgers, and fries. Like the Decatur location, the Brookhaven restaurant also includes a 21-and-up rooftop bar.

19. UP on the Roof

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33 S Main St
Alpharetta, GA 30009
(770) 777-5855
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This recent addition to Alpharetta’s bustling city center sits atop Liberty Hall on South Main Street and features an expansive indoor-outdoor patio with panoramic views of the surrounding area, including of Kennesaw Mountain to the west. Sip on cocktails while dining on Southern comfort foods like deviled eggs, grouper and grits, drunken mussels, and beer-brined frog legs called swamp wings.

20. Bar Peri @ AC Hotel Atlanta Perimeter

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40 Perimeter Center Pl
Dunwoody, GA 30346
(404) 267-5190
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For those seeking a unique visual perspective of the landmark King and Queen towers at the Perimeter, there may be no better spot than Bar Peri on the seventh floor of the AC Hotel Perimeter Center. Head here for classic cocktails paired with tapas, including flatbreads and charcuterie boards.

1. 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 the 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

2. O-Ku

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

Located across from Barcelona Wine Bar at the Ironworks complex on Howell Mill Road, O-Ku features a rooftop patio offering al fresco sushi and cocktails.

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

3. Drawbar

1 Interlock Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

This cocktail bar and lounge at the Interlock on Howell Mill Road includes serious views of the Midtown skyline, with the Buckhead skyline in the distance. Head to the third floor of the Bellyard Hotel and grab a seat on the outdoor terrace to relax over drinks and wines by the glass paired with peach cider pulled pork sliders, crudite plates, and entrees like a chimichurri ribeye.

1 Interlock Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Kimpton Overland Hotel – Atlanta Airport

2 Porsche Dr, Atlanta, GA 30354

With views of the Porsche Experience track below and planes landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport beyond it, outdoor dining on the rooftop patio at the Kimpton Overland Hotel features Mediterranean fare paired with classic cocktails.

2 Porsche Dr
Atlanta, GA 30354

5. SkyLounge

110 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

SkyLounge sits atop the Glenn Hotel on Marietta Street and offers cocktails and light bites as well as clear views of Downtown landmarks like the recently renovated 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

6. 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. Sit inside at the bar for indoor views, or ask for a table on the terrace for nothing but Atlanta’s midtown skyline in the distance.

1745 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

7. Halfway Crooks Beer

60 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Summerhill brewery Halfway Crooks Beer opened on Georgia Avenue in July 2019. The tech-themed brewery is owned by electrical engineer Shawn Bainbridge, Tim Kilic, and Belgium-born brewer Joran Van Ginderachte and produces a variety of Belgian and American ales and lagers as well as barrel-aged beers. Grab a seat on the covered rooftop bar above the main tasting room, which features a louver ceiling, TVs, and a separate ordering counter.

60 Georgia Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

8. St. Julep

374 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

Located on the ninth floor of the Kimpton Sylvan Hotel on East Paces Ferry, cocktail bar and lounge St. Julep is modern yet casual and offers panoramic views of the Buckhead skyline. Expect everything from highballs and gin and tonics to margaritas and aperitif cocktails served here, paired with boozy soft serve ice cream, corn dogs, Sichuan tater tots, and a mulita cheeseburger.

374 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

9. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

The seafood restaurant and pub Six Feet Under in Grant Park features a rooftop bar and patio which overlooks historic Oakland Cemetery. The patio is a favorite spot for tourists and locals alike. There may be a wait for a seat, but it’s worth it for the view. Check out the rooftop patio at the Westside location, too.

437 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

10. Grana

1835 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella of the White Bull in Decatur opened his Neapolitan pizzeria and Italian restaurant Grana in the Piedmont Heights neighborhood in 2020. The menu features wood-fired pizzas, meatball selections, and Pascarella’s handmade pastas paired with classic cocktails, Italian wines, and beer. Head up to the rooftop patio overlooking Piedmont Avenue for dinner, drinks, and people watching.

1835 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

11. 9 Mile Station

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

Atlanta’s largest outdoor (and rooftop) patio with a major views features carnival games, a three-story slide at Skyline Park and a 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.

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

12. Whiskey Blue

3377 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326

The Hotel Colee in Buckhead revamped the rooftop patio and bar Whiskey Blue in 2018. 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

13. New Realm Brewing

550 Somerset Terrace NE #101, Atlanta, GA 30306

This Beltline brewery features a beer garden, a restaurant with a full bar, a tasting room, and a rooftop bar with views of the surrounding area along the Eastside trail. The restaurant is first-come, first-served on the weekends.

550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30306

14. Estrella

550 Somerset Terrace NE Suite 102, Atlanta, GA 30306

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 Eastside Beltline trail. 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

15. 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 Hotel Clermont on Ponce. The astro-turfed lawn decked out 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.

789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

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16. 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 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

17. Arnette's Chop Shop

2700 Apple Valley Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319

Head to the second story of the swanky Brookhaven steakhouse to feast on 14-ounce bone-in filets, a 36-ounce porterhouse, or burgers paired with classic cocktails and wine. On chilly evenings, cozy up around one of the three fire pits on the rooftop patio.

2700 Apple Valley Rd NE
Brookhaven, GA 30319

18. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

433 N McDonough St, Decatur, GA 30030

The Decatur outpost of Grindhouse Killer Burgers offers a rooftop sports bar and patio that’s 21 and up. Perfect for kid-free, outdoor dining with boozy milkshakes, burgers, and fries. Like the Decatur location, the Brookhaven restaurant also includes a 21-and-up rooftop bar.

433 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030

19. UP on the Roof

33 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA 30009

This recent addition to Alpharetta’s bustling city center sits atop Liberty Hall on South Main Street and features an expansive indoor-outdoor patio with panoramic views of the surrounding area, including of Kennesaw Mountain to the west. Sip on cocktails while dining on Southern comfort foods like deviled eggs, grouper and grits, drunken mussels, and beer-brined frog legs called swamp wings.

33 S Main St
Alpharetta, GA 30009

20. Bar Peri @ AC Hotel Atlanta Perimeter

40 Perimeter Center Pl, Dunwoody, GA 30346

For those seeking a unique visual perspective of the landmark King and Queen towers at the Perimeter, there may be no better spot than Bar Peri on the seventh floor of the AC Hotel Perimeter Center. Head here for classic cocktails paired with tapas, including flatbreads and charcuterie boards.

40 Perimeter Center Pl
Dunwoody, GA 30346

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