10 Best Rooftop Bars In Miami Beach, Florida

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Miami Beach, Florida attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year for various reasons. And when on vacation, it is always nice to indulge in good food and fun activities. Whether it is for pleasure or business, most travelers will enjoy experiencing the best bars and restaurants in the city. Rooftop bars provide the best of both food and sights, and Miami Beach boasts some of the best in the state. If you are planning a trip to this place, here is a curated list of top of the best rooftop bars in Miami Beach, Florida where you can savor breathtaking views and handcrafted drinks all at once.

1. Watr at the 1 Rooftop

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This bar is located on the 17th floor of 1 Hotel South Beach. Its name takes its inspiration from the water. Despite the fact that it was previously home to the craziest Sunday pool parties, it has since calmed down. You can book a cabana by the pool by day and enjoy the scenery at night. The view encompasses the rooftops at South Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. This is the best place to sip some wine and enjoy award-winning sushi rolls. It manages to combine the feel of an urban rooftop, a relaxing ocean view, and a trendy bar all in one place.

Watr at the 1 Rooftop

Address: 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Website: Watr at the 1 Rooftop

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 11am - 5pm, 6pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 11am - 5pm, 6pm - 11:30pm

2. Juvia

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This bar has become popular for fine dining in South Beach. It is located on the ninth floor of the 111 Building on Lincoln Road. The view of Miami Beach from this place is stunning. Its restaurant focuses on French, Japanese and Peruvian styles, so it is the perfect place to have a rooftop brunch. The dining area is both indoors and outdoors, and the indoor one boasts a 270-degree view of the ocean thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows. The outdoor lounge, on the other hand, is the perfect spot for a casual meeting or a romantic night out.


Address: 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Website: Juvia

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 6pm - 11pm; Friday: 6pm - 12am; Sat: 11:30am - 3pm, 6pm - 12am; Sun: 11:30am - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm

3. Highbar Lounge

This is where all the hottest rooftop parties take place. It gives you a stunning view of the ocean coupled with a rooftop swimming pool, signature cocktails, and delicious food. It is located on top of Dream South Beach, serving as a fun pool bar by day and a cool cocktail lounge by night. The rooftop terrace is furnished with sunbeds and sofas. The signature cocktails are fresh and can be accompanied by food from the nearby restaurant, Naked Taco. This bar can cater to your needs depending on the kind of evening you want to have.

Highbar Lounge

Address: 1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Website: Highbar Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 7am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 7am - 12am

4. The Cape

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This rooftop bar is situated at the top of the Townhouse Hotel. This bar is different from others around since it has a more relaxed vibe. This is because the regular bottle service is replaced by craft beers and handcrafted cocktails. The beach bungalow decor that consists of comfy lounge sofas is an ode to Cape Florida Lighthouse. In terms of drinks, you can order curated cocktails, local beer, and wine. There is also a restaurant below the bar in case you want some food. The chill atmosphere makes this place perfect for a quiet night out. The rooftop sometimes has live music and DJs.

The Cape

Address: 150 20th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Website: The Cape

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 6pm - 12am (closed on Mon)

5. Gale South Beach

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Gale South Beach on Thursday, October 22, 2020

Although this rooftop bar is only four stories high, it still offers scenic views of South Beach. It is located inside Gale South Beach, a boutique hotel by the Hilton brand and is the best spot where you can enjoy throwback tunes, classic cocktails, and friendly staff. Come enjoy a cold drink as a calming breeze sweeps in from the ocean.

Gale South Beach

Address: 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Website: Gale South Beach

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6. Vista

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This is the perfect place to go if you are looking to drink and enjoy live performances. It is located in the heart of Downtown Miami. This bar hosts all sorts of events, including sets by well-known DJs. The two-story Italian-Latin American restaurant has hosted performances by well-known artists. If you just want to relax, you can go to the bar upstairs and enjoy the cool breeze while sipping an ice-cold beer. You can also take breaks between performances and feast on a steak dinner. The terrace makes it easier to take in the view of the surrounding skyscrapers.


Address: 5020 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33137 Buena Vista

Website: Vista

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

7. Area 31

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

For a breathtaking view of Miami paired with a great rooftop bar experience, Area 31 is the place to be. It is located on the 16th floor of the Kimpton Epic Hotel in Miami’s downtown area. Their rooftop terrace overlooks Biscayne Bay, making the view a splendid one. If you’re looking for a sophisticated feeling, this establishment has the right ambiance and even offers happy hour cocktails. They have a promo called Chase the Clock, which involves cocktail prices matching the time on the clock. This bar also gives you the opportunity to create your own gin and tonic.

Area 31

Address: Kimpton EPIC Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way #16, Miami, FL 33131, United States

Website: Area 31

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 10:30am, 12am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 7am - 10:30am, 12am - 2pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 7am - 10:30am, 12pm - 2:30pm, 6pm - 11pm; Sun: 7am - 10:30am, 12pm - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm

8. Sugar

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This bar is situated on the 40th floor of EAST Miami Hotel. It is a sophisticated urban retreat with a Balinese theme. This is thanks to its hand-carved wooden bar, tiki-style lounge, and unique decor. It is also one of the highest rooftop bars in Miami, providing stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the downtown area. A crowd is to be expected during the weekends, so a velvet rope is sometimes put in place. Despite being busier than most bars, the drinks are always top-notch. For example, Tiger Lily is the perfect tropical drink, and it complements the atmosphere. Asian-style tapas and cocktails are also to be expected. Tasting events are regularly held here.


Address: EAST Miami Hotel, 788 Brickell Plaza #40, Miami, FL 33131, United States

Website: Sugar

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 1am; Fri: 4pm - 3am; Sat: 12pm - 3am; Sun: 12pm - 1am

9. Astra

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Astra Miami on Monday, February 15, 2021

This may not be the first-ever rooftop bar in Miami, but it has the added advantage of a unique, eye-catching building and a west-facing patio offering unique and exquisite views of the city. The pink walls and butterflies outside and the hanging plants that make up the décor give the bar a very photogenic feel. The sunsets are divine here, but when paired with Greek wines and a comfy bed, it turns into the rooftop bar experience of a lifetime.


Address: 2103 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127, United States

Website: Astra

Opening hours: Mon - Tue: 5pm - 1am; Wed: 5pm - 2am; Thu - Fri: 5pm - 3am; Sat - Sun: 11am - 3am; Sun: 11am - 1am

10. Wet Deck Lounge

This is known as the highest rooftop bar in all of Miami. It is located on the 50th floor, offering a stunning view of Biscayne Bay and the city skyline. Located downtown, this bar is the perfect place to spend your evening. During the day, guests of the W Miami Hotel can lounge around the pool while sipping cocktails. Weekend nights are when this terrace turns into a lounge and night club. There is a whole range of events that take place here, so be sure to check it out.

Wet Deck Lounge

Address: 485 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, United States

Website: Wet Deck Lounge

Opening hours: Sat: 11pm - 4am (closed from Sun to Fri)

It's time to party!

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If you love to party while admiring the picturesque views of Miami Beach, it’s time you visited the above rooftop bars and restaurants. Don’t forget to add them to your Miami itinerary.

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