One of the best ways to experience Denver’s nightlife is at one of the many rooftop bars nestled in the Mile High City. Here are 10 of our favorite rooftop bars in Denver, offering high-elevation views and brews.
Head to Linger for a night of rooftop fun and elevated dining with a side of gorgeous skyline views. The menu is brimming with house favorites including the bison pastrami Reuben bun and lemongrass pork potstickers. Vegan and gluten-free options are also available upon request. If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth after dinner, make your way next door for some homemade ice cream at Little Man Ice Cream.
2. Historians Ale House
Historians Ale House tops the charts when it comes to catching some brews and views in Denver. Dig into some tasty comfort food including green chili cheese fries, fried pickles, and Louisiana hot chicken. Brunch is served on the patio with a view from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays.
3. Elevated Rooftop Bar
Elevated Rooftop Bar – the name says it all. This chic rooftop delivers an elevated dining experience featuring dim sum-style shared plates and uniquely garnished cocktails. Plus, the views are incredible.
4. ViewHouse Ballpark
Grab drinks and a bite before heading to the next Rockies Games at the ViewHouse Ballpark – a favorite among locals. Find all of your favorite outdoor games here including corn hole, giant Jenga, basketball, and more. The double-decker bar sits perched above the city offering skyline views.
5. Tap Fourteen
Tap Fourteen is a rooftop bar plus a beer garden – a rare find. Head to Tap Fourteen for 70 local taps, 50+ Colorado whiskeys, and a locally sourced menu featuring buffalo chicken mac and cheese, the quesadilla burger, and some chili lime chicharrones. Cozy up near the fire pit while sipping locally. Currently, there are two locations in Denver, one near the Ballpark and the other near uptown.
6. Avanti Food and Beverage
Delicious food from a variety of local vendors, gorgeous rooftop views from stadium seats, and hoppy brews will not disappoint at Avanti Food and Beverage. This hip eatery also hosts a number of unique events, including prize-filled movie nights, tap room socials, fireworks on the patio, and more.
7. 54thirty Rooftop
Pay a visit to Denver’s highest rooftop bar – 54thirty Rooftop. Located at the Le Meridien Denver Downtown, you’ll find a wide array of delicious sharable bites, specialty cocktails, sprawling city views, and a large rooftop deck nestled under a string of lights.
8. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Get next-level views of the city at Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. With over 30 beers on tap and 90 whiskeys, this is the perfect place to grab a drink among friends. Guest can also enjoy tasty bites including the fried cheese curds, wild mushroom bruschetta, and green chili grits.
9. Lodo’s Bar and Grill
Sink your teeth into a juicy burger and sip crafty suds at Lodo’s Bar and Grill. The Sante Fe Burger topped with poblano peppers, cheddar cheese, and cajun mayo is a must try. Beyond the friendly staff and tasty grub, this rooftop bar will leave you with views you won’t forget.
10. The Fainting Goat
Don’t let the small setting fool you at The Fainting Goat. This Irish pub is well known for its lively nightlife scene. Enjoy Denver’s beautiful cityscape from the rooftop while catching up with friends.
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