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8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Elevated vibes, sunny cocktails, luscious bites, and a completely new look on the City Of Angels: every single thing is credible at rooftop bars in Los Angeles. We have garnered the best favorites in this guide, from charming oceanside terraces to sky-high downtown rooftop lounges. So, scroll down and find yourself one of the best bars that nicely suits your interests


8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Perch is a French-inspired and popular LA rooftop bistro and bar, proudly set in the downtown area, overlooking fanciful views of skyline and skyscrapers. The interior of this bar is both elegant and lush while the outside area is adorned with fireplaces. Located above two levels, you can relish both weekend brunch and French-inspired dinner alongside a wide collection of crafted and Parisian-inspired cocktails. Moreover, the live DJs as well as jazz bands pick up the vibe in a relaxed and pleasant ambiance here even more.


  • French-inspired
  • Fantastic 360-views
  • Crafted Cocktails

448 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Bar Lis

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Make your way to the Bar Lis, located at the top of Thompson Hollywood, evoking France South with a stylish design, including plush banquettes, dozens of cypress trees, and central water fountains. Try out Cote d'Azur along with a tasty champagne glass or signature cocktails including Soleil (passion fruit, homemade Honey ginger syrup, Amaro Nonino, Sipsmith, Angostura, and basil) as well as Mon Chéri with Lychee Liqueur, Rhubarb Lemon and liqueur, Guillotine Vodka, and St-Germain. Here you can enjoy bistro-inspired small plates and Summer Spritz cocktails accompanied by the weekend DJs and weekday jazz nights.


  • French Riviera-inspired
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

1541 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles 90028

High Rooftop Lounge At Hotel Erwin

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin is an exclusive rooftop bar in Venice, and from this bar, you can bless your eyes with fantastic views of Venice Beach and the Pacific Ocean. A sunset lover? Schedule your visit around sunset which gives an extraordinary view with its different shades and hues. The menu of this one of the best rooftop bars in LA includes well-prepared specialty cocktails and various Californian beers with some succulent bar bites as well as a weekend brunch.


  • Ocean View
  • Remarkable Ambiance
  • Beach Rooftop

 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291, United States

Terra at Eataly LA

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Located high above Santa Monica Boulevard, this one of the best rooftop bars in LA as well as a restaurant and lounge provides surprising vistas over the Hollywood Hills. It brings the largest Italian countryside slice to LA and atop the Century City Westfield Mall as well. Check out the Italian spritzers at this bar while enjoying a cozy fireplace that can accommodate up to 6 people. This bar serves different Italian flavors as weekend brunch, and both dinner and lunch with refreshing premium Italian wines and botanical cocktails.


  • Italian
  • Lush & bright 
  • Restaurant, garden & bar

 10250 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles 9006

LouLou Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Located at the top of Santa Monica Place, this cosmopolitan and modern LouLou Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge carries you to the French Riviera from the heart of Santa Monica. Bordered by majestic ocean views and magical California sunsets, here, you can immerse in the delightful flavors of the French Mediterranean with a great of classic California punch and wines from California and France and specialty crafted cocktails. Make sure that you experience their sunny lunch, vibrant weekend brunch, elegant dinner, and after-work cocktails.


  • French Riviera-inspired
  • Ocean view
  • ‘Joie de Vivre’

 395 Santa Monica Pl #300, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States

Broken Shaker - Freehand Los Angeles

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Known as the finalist of the James Board Award and recipient of the Tales of the Cocktail's Best American Hotel Bar award, Broken Shaker is a vibrant and colorful rooftop oasis, that provides majestic LA skyline views. The delicious drink encompasses Let's Archipelago "Go!" (Lime-leaf syrup/Lemongrass, cherry bitters, cardamom, passion fruit, Chinola, and Don Papa Rum), Espress Yo Self prepared with cold brew, demerara and Amaro de Angostura, and Creme de Cacao, and Bikini Mai Tai.


  • Awarded cocktail bar
  • Downtown beach-vibes
  • Rooftop pool

 416 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles 9001

Takami Sushi & Elevate Lounge

8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Takami Sushi & Elevate Lounge is 21 floors atop Downtown L.A.'s Financial District and here you will come across a dual and unique rooftop experience as there's both a lounge and restaurant. The rooftop restaurant goes by the name of Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, and it is a luxurious and chic place where you can try Japanese dishes from three kitchens as well as the ideal signature cocktails while being embraced by the breathtaking views of the beautiful high-rises of LA downtown.


  • Luxurious
  • Restaurant+ Lounge
  • Amazing vistas

811 Wilshire Blvd #2100, Los Angeles, CA 90017, United States


8 Hottest Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles Right Now

Élephante Beach House is set in downtown Santa Monica where you can escape to the Mediterranean. The rooftop is nicely decorated with copper stone and wood finishes while the Pacific Ocean serves as a perfect backdrop. The menu of this one of the rooftop bars in LA boasts light coastal Italian meals and Italian-inspired cocktails. It is open daily for a sunny lunch, everyday brunch, buzzing drinks, or dinner in a fun, chill-out yet trendy atmosphere.


  • Stylish & chic
  • Ocean views
  • Southern Mediterranean

1332 2nd St Rooftop, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States

Wrapping it all up, if you are looking to enjoy LA from a completely different viewpoint, then you are in luck. The best rooftop bars Los Angeles offer panoramic views of the city while few of them are known for their magic sunset views. We have enlisted the best 8 bars that hold a distinctive charm to captivate the interest of visitors!

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