Best Rooftop Bars in Town | L.A. Eats

Los Angeles has no shortage of great cocktails and stellar views. With so many places to choose from, we thought to narrow down the results! Read on for our favorite rooftop bars to try this month!

Desert 5 Spot

Location: 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The laid-back lounge provides a serene environment for relaxing in the evening. You can get colorful drinks such as Ancho Reyes Verde liqueur.

Mama Shelter

Location: 6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

An iconic rooftop bar offering a play to snack and have drinks. The bar offers an unobstructed view of the city.

Grandmaster Recorders

Location: 1518 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The bar is a 4,000-square-foot deck offering ample space for large groups. There is an elevator leading to the rooftop adding to the experience. The bar has signature cocktails and snacks you can try.


Location: 8490 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Harriet’s rooftop bar is famous because of its colorful decorations. The creative use of lighting and decorations creates the ambiance.

The Rooftop by JG

Location: 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

If you fancy a rooftop bar that serves food throughout the day, the Rooftop by JG is the place to be. The bar offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin

Location: 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291

The bar is a great spot for evening snacks and meals. Because the bar is a popular joint, try to get there early before it fills up.

The Front Yard

Location: 4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602

The bar has a spacious patio for family and friends to hang out. The special feature of the rooftop bar is a fireplace which sets it apart from the competition. You can have your favorite cocktails as you enjoy the influence.

Bar Lis

Location: 1541 Wilcox Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

The bar offers you the chance to explore cultures. It presents a mix of classic South France exploration together with the ease of South California. The rooftop is a capture of this spirit and style.

FIVE on the Hill

Location: 555 Universal Hollywood Dr North Hollywood, CA 91608

The bar is famous for its small plates and craft cocktails. Like other rooftop bars, you get a view of the sky as well as a great view of the city.

The Surfrider Malibu

Location: 23033 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265

The Surfrider is a luxury rooftop bar. It is in the midst of the historic beach-town community. It incorporates the surf culture of the California culture.

The Bungalow Santa Monica

Location: 101 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401

With bright lights and clever decorations, the Bungalow Santa Monica presents a fancy yet elegant look. It has an indoor space you might enjoy if you would rather not stay out in the open.

The Malibu Café

Location: 327 Latigo Canyon Rd Calamigos Ranch Malibu, CA 90265

The bar attracts numerous visitors because of its county kitchen cuisine. The bar sits on the mountainside, offering a great view for everyone.