Wednesday, May 01, 2024 10:00a -
Sunday, Oct 27, 2024 11:00p

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Boston, MA

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We’ve rounded up every rooftop bar in Boston, so you can watch the sun set over the city skyline with a drink in hand. 

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By Kenneal Patterson

1) Lifted Restaurant at Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

When: Open now | Tu-Sa from 11a-10p

Where: Seaport

What: Omni Boston Hotel’s fifth-floor open-air Lifted Pool Bar, one of the only rooftop pool bars in Boston, is now open to the public. 

2) Lamplighter CX Patio & Rooftop 

When: Open now | Mo–We from 1p-10p, Th–Sa from 1p-12a, Su from 12p-10p

Where: Cambridge Crossing

What: Lamplighter’s new location in Cambridge Crossing has the best of both worlds: expansive patio & roof deck and a beautiful interior. Perfect for sipping a craft beer on a warm weather day. 

3) Roof Deck @ Pier 6

When: Open now | Mo–Su from 11a-1a

Where: Charlestown

What: Pier 6, right on the beautiful Charlestown Marina Waterfront, has unbeatable views of both the city and the harbor. If you’re looking for a classic New England meal, this won’t disappoint. 

4) Felipe’s Taqueria

When: Officially open May 5 but already informally open when the weather is nice | Su–We from 11a-12a; Th–Sa from 11a-2a

Where: Harvard Square

What: Ola, Felipe’s! A Cambridge favorite, this Mexican Taqueria has perhaps the best margs in Boston. Sit on the roof and sip your drink while admiring Harvard Square's hustle & below.  

5) Long Bar & Terrace

When: Now open | Mo-Fr from 6a-12a, Sa & Su from 7a-12a

Where: Back Bay

What: Boston gains a new rooftop bar located on the 17th floor of the new Raffles Hotel. The hotel is home to the historic Long Bar, which invented the iconic Singapore Sling.

6) The Lexington’s Rooftop Bar

When: Open now | Su–We from 4p-10p, Th–Sa from 4p-11p, Sa–Su brunch from 11a-2p

Where: Cambridge Crossing

What: With gorgeous views of Cambridge Common, The Lexington is a great spot for after-work drinks and late-night dates. 

7) Mia Roofdeck at Umbria Steakhouse

When: Open now | Su–We from 4p-10p, Th–Sa from 4p-11p, Sa–Su brunch from 11a-2p

Where: Cambridge Crossing

What: North End’s only roof deck bar, Mia, located inside Umbria Steakhouse offers specialty apps, signature cocktails, music, and the vibrant nightlife of the neighborhood.

8) Daedalus Rooftop Bar

When: Open now | Su–We from 5p-11p, Th–Sa from 5p-12a

Where: Harvard Square

What: It’s Harvard Square’s hidden gem. At Daedalus, you can enjoy modern American food and top-notch cocktails with open-air seating above Cambridge. 

9) Colonnade Hotel Rooftop Pool

When: TBA. Typically opens during Memorial Day Weekend

Where: Back Bay 

What: "Discover the ultimate urban oasis at The Colonnade's RTP, Boston's famous rooftop pool.

10) Rooftop @ Revere Hotel

When: Set to open May 2

Where: Downtown Boston

What: The Rooftop at the Revere is the largest roof deck in all of Boston, and it’s definitely one of the best. Lounge with a drink in your hand and panoramic views of Boston Common and Back Bay. 

11) The Layover @ Cunard Tavern

When: Set to open May 3

Where: East Boston

What: Cunard Tavern is transforming its roofdeck into East Boston's newest tropical rooftop destination this season.

12) Dorchester Brewing Company

When: Open now | Mo & Su from 11:30a-9p; Tu–Th from 11:30a-10p; Fr & Sa from 11:30a-11p

Where: Dorchester

What: Dorchester Brewing Co. is known for its “brews with a view.” Their incredible open-air roof deck is a great space to sample some of the very best craft beers in the city.

13) Rooftop at the Envoy Hotel

When: Open now | Mo-Su from 11a-11:30p

Where: Seaport

What: The line to get up is long, but the view of Boston Harbor and the city skyline just might be worth it. 

14) YOTEL Rooftop Terrace 

When: Open now | Mo–Fr from 5p-10:30p; Sa from 10a-11:30p; Su from 10a-10:30p

Where: Seaport  

What: Enjoy beautiful views of Boston’s downtown and waterfront at YOTEL Boston's Deck 12, where you can admire the view all year round. 

15) Terra

When: Opening date TBA

Where: Back Bay

What: Mama mia! If you’re craving great Italian food from Eataly—plus an amazing view of Back Bay—Terra’s your place. The outdoor rooftop is straight out of Roman Holiday.

16) Mex Taqueria & Bar

When: Open now | Mo–We from 11a-10p, Th & Fr from 11a-11p, Sa from 10a-11p, Su from 10a-4p

Where: Kendall Square

What: Looking for a lil Spanish flair? MEX Taqueria has the best of both worlds: retro and modern, with authentic recipes and tacos with a twist. The roof deck is unmatched. (Photo by Eric Luciano)

17) Sam Adams Taproom Rooftop Beer Garden

When: Open only weekends for now, full season opening on May 18 

Where: Faneuil Hall 

What: One of the only rooftop beer gardens is now open for the season

18) Overlook Roofdeck at Legal Harborside

When: Open year round | Mo-Th 4p-10p, Fr 4-11p, Sa 12p-11p, Su 12p-10p.

Where: Seaport

What: Experience the newly renovated Overlook at Legal Harborside, Legal Sea Food’s flagship property on the Boston Waterfront, offering three floors under one (retractable) roof and an abundance of unique seafood dishes. 

19) Over the Charles Rooftop Bar

When: Opening date TBA.

Where: Allston

What: Set on the 16th floor of the recently updated DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston-Cambridge, enjoy a laid-back atmosphere while taking in stunning views of the scenic Charles River and Boston city skyline at this outdoor rooftop bar in Boston.

20) Trillium Fort Point

When: Open now | Mo–Th from 12p-10p; Fr & Sa from 12p-11p; Su from 12p-8p 

Where: Fort Point

What: Trillium Fort Point’s outdoor courtyard and roof deck is open for full-service dining, draft pours, and food 7 days a week. (Photo by Simone Migliori) 

21) View Boston at the Prudential Center

Where: Back Bay

When: Mo-Su from 10a-10p

What: Going up…. To the 52nd floor. View Boston at the Pru gives you a panoramic view of our beloved city. Stop in at Stratus Rooftop Bar or The Beacon Bistro for some good bites and good vibes. 



Contessa (It’s technically indoors… but it’s worth it.)

Where: Back Bay

When: Open now | Su–We from 7:30a-12a, Fr & Sa from 7:30-1a

What: Known as Newbury Street’s “Crown Jewel,” Contessa brings a delicious Northern Italian flare to Boston. Enjoy one-of-a-kind views from the top of the beautiful Newbury Hotel, tucked into a glass sky-terrarium with views of the Boston Public Garden.

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