Top 6 Rooftop Bars In Laguna Beach, California

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The idea of rooftop entertainment has been embraced in many parts of the picturesque Laguna Beach. Today, many rooftops that used to lay dormant, without any specific use, have been converted to some of the best bars in Laguna Beach. To achieve that stature, rooftops have been accessorized with cozy seats, tables, and umbrellas in an effort to create a cool ambiance for people to enjoy drinks, food, and dance. The height of these rooftop bars also gives visitors the perfect height to enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Here are the top rooftop bars in Laguna Beach, California, that are centers of epic entertainment amenities.

1. Rooftop Lounge

Posted by The Rooftop Lounge on Thursday, 22 August 2013

Rooftop Lounge is a must-visit when in Laguna Beach. The rooftop bar offers comfortable seating, which includes front row visits for those interested in its unbeatable ocean sunset views. The best way to experience the views here is over their signature hand-made fruit mojitos complemented by great dishes from an award-winning chef. At Rooftop Lounge, the seating space is ample and well accessorized, which makes it an ideal spot for different events, including corporate meetings, weddings, and private parties. Sometimes adverse weather conditions like sunlight could be a problem, so remember to carry your pair of sunglasses and sunscreen. You can also pack your sweater in case it gets chilly and windy.

Rooftop Lounge

Address: 1289 S Coast Hwy 4th floor, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Rooftop Lounge

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm; Sun: 10:30am - 9pm

2. Skyloft

Posted by Visit Laguna Beach on Friday, September 18, 2020

Skyloft offers you a unique opportunity to wine, dine, and have fun in one of the hottest clubs in Laguna Beach. The food here is heavenly, and so is the sunset view from the roofdeck. Some of the dishes that have received overwhelming support from the customers include their mouthwatering seafood steaks, sandwiches, and several smokehouse barbecue specialties. There is also a club that serves a comprehensive collection of handcrafted cocktails, craft brews, and local wines. You can enjoy live music on the second level from Wednesdays to Saturdays, or enjoy a game of football on Sundays.


Address: 422 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Skyloft

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 1:30am; Sat: 10am - 1:30am; Sun: 10am - 10pm

3. The Inn at Laguna Beach

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Posted by Inn at Laguna Beach on Monday, 9 December 2019

Nestled on the Cliffside of the picturesque Laguna Beach is The Inn, one of the best rooftop bars in the region. As a beachfront resort, The Inn enjoys panoramic views of the ocean and a variety of coastline features. Many of its visitors applaud the rooftop bar for its unsurpassed sunset views over the ocean and the cool breeze which sweeps over the establishment, thereby exerting a sweet relief from the scorching sun of California’s coastline. A great time to visit The inn is in the evening because that’s when guests are invited for the complimentary wine reception followed by snacks chilled milk and snack serving at the lobby.

The Inn

Address: 211 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: The Inn

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

4. The Cliff

Posted by Ivaine Gilioli on Tuesday, 30 July 2019

The Cliff in Laguna Village offers an epic outdoor dining experience with its world-class cuisines, drinks, and unobstructed whitewater views. The establishment boasts a multi-level patio that is ideal for romantic sunset views over a delicious dinner. The Cliff also features a happy hour from 3 to 6pm, during which you can enjoy many drinks at subsidized prices. After the happy hour, you can wait to dance with the live band performances that take place in the Cliff almost daily. With the rooftop fire pits, there is no chance you will be significantly affected by cold nights. Therefore, you will have an easy time dancing, and socializing with newly made friends.

The Cliff

Address: 577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: The Cliff

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 9pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 9:30pm

5. Mozambique

As the name suggests, Mozambique bar and restaurant in Laguna Beach specializes in a variety of drinks and cuisines that are inspired by the rich African culture. In this light, the foods in Mozambique are often flavored and spiced with fresh herbs and natural ingredients to ensure their superior quality. One of Mozambique’s signature dishes and a must-try is their wood-fired steaks and flavored sea dishes. Mozambique has a multilevel space, and although the services are almost similar in every level, the experience at the rooftop is incomparable. Here, you can enjoy a chilled beer, wine, or scorch, among other drinks overlooking magnificent sceneries of the ocean and the beach.


Address: 1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Mozambique

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 3pm - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 12am; Sat - Sun: 10am - 12am

6. The Loft

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Posted by Montage Laguna Beach on Saturday, 11 January 2020

Situated in the famous Montage Laguna Beach is the Loft, a pleasant restaurant/bar with a terrace that boasts remarkable ocean views. Other exciting things that are visible from the terrace include magnificent architectures along the Laguna Beach, and the palm trees among other beautiful vegetation on the southern coastline. Here, there is no better experience than relaxing on the terrace in the evening with a nice drink perhaps a glass of wine, mojito or other creative blends available at the bar. However, before immersing yourself in the club’s activities, make sure you are full. The Loft’s restaurant serves delicious vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian options.

The Loft

Address: 30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 6:30am - 12am; Fri - Sat: 6:30am - 1am

Epic rooftop experience

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Clearly, if you are looking for the best rooftop experience in southern Orange County, Laguna Beach is undeniably the perfect destination for you. Visit our top rooftop bars in Laguna Beach, California, for a unique chance to unwind in the open air with great food, drinks, dance, and spectacular coastal views.

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Josiah Ndung'u is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and a travelling enthusiast who loves networking with new people, learning new cultures, having fun (especially at the beach), and sampling new...Read more

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