Summer time in Atlanta is for sipping craft cocktails rooftop while admiring skyline views of the city. Here’s my roundup of top rooftop bars in Atlanta.
SkyLounge at the Glenn
Located on top of the historic Glenn Hotel in downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Park District, SkyLounge at the Glenn is consistently voted best rooftop bar in Atlanta by a number of travel websites and travel magazines. The covered outdoor lounge overlooks Centennial Park and the Skyview Ferris wheel while showcasing a view of Atlanta’s iconic skyline.
Hours: Sun: 6 p.m. — 10 p.m.; M-Th: 6 p.m. — 11 p.m.; F-Sat: 6 p.m. — 1 a.m.
O-Ku Atlanta‘s Midtown location not only serves up innovative Japanese sushi and cuisine, but also a perfect view of the Atlanta skyline. The covered rooftop bar is complete with twinkling lights, lounge seating, and delicious cocktails.
Hours: Sun: 5 p.m. — 10 p.m.; M-Th: 5 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.; F-Sat: 5 p.m. — 1 a.m.
Six Feet Under Westside
Just off of the Georgia Tech campus, Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House is the place to go for seafood, drinks, and views. The partially covered rooftop bar is boasts lots of seating and a view of Atlanta’s Midtown skyline.
Hours: Sun: 11 a.m. — 12 a.m.; M-Th: 11 a.m. — 1 a.m.; F-Sat: 11 a.m. — 2 a.m.
The Regent Cocktail Club
The Regent Cocktail Club‘s art-deco theme matches its Buckhead digs. The bar features open-air indoor seating and uncovered outdoor lounge seating. At this rooftop bar, you can sip classic cocktails while overlooking the bustling Buckhead streets.
Hours: Sun-W: 5 p.m. — 12 a.m.; Th-Sat: 5 p.m. — 1 a.m.
Live! at the Battery
If you need a break from the huge party going on inside the multi-story sports bar and entertainment space at Live! at the Battery, you can take your drink out to the rooftop bar. There’s not much to the view — just the flashing lights of the Coca-Cola Roxy — but it’s still a good place to enjoy the summer breeze.
Hours: Sun: 11 a.m. — 12 a.m.; M-F: 11 a.m. — 1 a.m.; Sat: 11 a.m. — 3 a.m.
What is your favorite rooftop bar in Atlanta? Let me know in the comments!