Top 10 Rooftop Bars In Los Angeles, California

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Follow the twinkling lights to the ethereal city of Los Angeles and be greeted by an intoxicating mix of showbiz, art, culture, modernist architecture and a dazzling nightlife. Los Angeles offers a myriad of opportunities to mingle with the locals and if you’re lucky, you will get a glimpse of one of the stars. Los Angeles is where dreams are made and is synonymous with an endless supply of sunshine, which means longer days and even more excuses to be outdoors. Whether you’re out stargazing, soaking in the sweeping views of the city or merely admiring the glittering city lights, Los Angeles boasts world-class rooftop bars. From this vantage point, visitors can get unrivaled views while enjoying home-grown hospitality and great company. Grab your cocktail and your best friend as you’re about to be transported to some of Los Angeles’ top rooftop bars.

1. Mama Shelter

The setting is perfection! Mama looks forward to hosting you for dinner this weekend! #eat #drink #stay #MamashelterLA

Posted by Mama Shelter Los Angeles on Thursday, 31 August 2017

Enjoy unspoiled views of Hollywood from Mama Shelter Rooftop Bar, where you will be welcomed by a kaleidoscope of colors from the multicolored sofas and chairs. Inspired by all things Mediterranean, the bar not only offers drinks but visitors can tuck into Mediterranean cuisine from the menu. During warm nights the bar comes alive with the eclectic mix of music from local DJs granting visitors an opportunity to dance under the stars. You cannot leave without tasting the signature Mediterranean cocktails like Za’atar Margarita and Mediterranean Mule.

Mama Shelters, Los Angeles

Address: 6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

Website: Mama Shelter

2. The Standard, Downtown LA

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Posted by The Standard, Downtown LA on Friday, 12 May 2017

Looking for something more futuristic? Then venture up to the rooftop of the Downtown hip hotel and plunge into endless hours of fun and luxury. With the setting sun and panoramic views of Los Angeles mountains as your backdrop, this rooftop bar offers a heated pool, a dance floor, nightly DJs, fully stocked bar, outdoor fireplace and even waterbed pods. No stone was left unturned to ensure that guests are left feeling thoroughly entertained.

The Standard, Downtown LA

Address: 550 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA

Website: The Standard

3. Petit Ermitage

The spotlight is on us!

Posted by Petit Ermitage on Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Petit Ermitage has long been Los Angeles’ hidden gem and highly sought-after spot for parties and weddings. The soothing ambiance sets the tone for a relaxed afternoon enjoying 360 degree views of the city or sipping cocktails by the pool. Popular with the locals, the Petit Ermitage offers an American-style menu, 2 bars and a handsomely manicured garden.

Petit Ermitage

Address: 8822 Cynthia St, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Website: Petit Ermitage

4. Upstairs

Posted by Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Designed to reflect an authentic Moroccan oasis, take an escalator to the rooftop of the trendy Ace Hotel and fine Upstairs rooftop bar. Popular with hip locals and visitors, Upstairs stays fresh and current by constantly updating its menu to appease the adventurous palates of its visitors and play host to a rotating cast of DJs who keep the music flowing and visitors entertained. You will find two bars and a night at Upstairs would not be complete without trying the signature, Lefty Lucy cocktail.


Address: 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

Website: Upstairs, Ace Hotel

5. Pearl's Rooftop

Mondays don't have to suck. Come cool off and enjoy the views on our rooftop tonight, happy hour starts at 5PM!

Posted by Pearls Rooftop on Monday, 28 August 2017

For those looking to mingle with other tourists, then head on over to the Pearl Rooftop, situated in the heart of tourist central. Apart from providing a vast selection of drinks, food and cocktails, The Pearls Rooftop’s selling point is the fact that it overlooks the world-famous LA attraction, The Sunset Strip. Settle into this trendy bar and indulge in American style cuisine among retro décor.

Pearl's Rooftop

Address: 8909 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Website: Pearl’s Rooftop

6. High Rooftop Lounge

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

Chilled vibes are at the High Rooftop Bar, situated on the beautiful Venice Beach. Encounter epic multi-hued sunset views matched with the eclectic music mix of local live DJs and the friendly smiles of bartenders who keep the drinks flowing. The bar offers drinks for the varying preference of its visitors and provide little touches of world-class service throughout the visit.

High Rooftop Lounge

Address: 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291, USA

Website: High Rooftop Lounge

7. Perch

Perch made the @thrillist list for most romantic date spots in LA!

Posted by Perch on Friday, 4 August 2017

Be transported to France while enjoying unobstructed views of Los Angeles from Perch. Perch is a French inspired rooftop bistro elegantly designed to the finest detail to mimic the elegancy of French living. Enjoy an extensive selection of drink options and exquisite French cuisine. Boasting 2 outdoor fireplaces, various fire pits and lounges, visitors can indulge in dining to the sound of soothing jazz music.


Address: 448 Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

Website: Perch

8. E.P & L.P

From 5pm - 8pm tonight our L.P. Rooftop will be closed for a private event but will re-open as usual from 8pm! Our E.P....

Posted by E.P & L.P on Friday, 25 August 2017

E.P & L.P is a rooftop bar inspired by Asia and is prominently represented in the drinks and cuisine provided. With the Hollywood hills forming the backdrop, E.P & L.P grant visitors an escape into spicy Asia serving authentic Asian street food combining the freshest Californian produce with Chinese, Fijian and Vietnamese influences. This rooftop bar is perfect for the whole family, that reunion with your friend or merely to enjoy the night over a handcrafted cocktail.

E.P & L.P

Address: 603 La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Website: E.P & L.P

9. Catch LA

Look at the stars, look how they shine for u ✨ #catchla #twinkle #fridaynight #shine

Posted by Catch LA on Friday, 18 August 2017

Drop your anchor at Catch, as this rooftop haven invites visitors to indulge in a culinary experience with breathtaking views. Catch specializes in seafood with strong Asian influences providing visitors with an open-air dining experience. As the day fades and the night filters in, Catch transitions from daytime hangout to a vibrant night hotspot.

Catch LA

Address: 8715 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Website: Catch

10. Skybar

Shopping local never looked so good. Come out and have a cocktail at Night Market featuring BYOU tonight!

Posted by Skybar at Mondrian on Thursday, 17 August 2017

Experience the celebrity lifestyle at Skybar, a chic poolside bar with some of the finest views of Los Angeles. By day the Skybar is an idyllic oasis escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to enjoy fresh cocktails. At night, the Skybar is transformed into a glamorous showcase of world-class DJs, the hottest nightlife and an intoxicating pulse of energy.


Address: 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Website: Skybar

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Los Angeles is a showcase of glamorous living and a fabrication of dream to reality, alluring visitors from far and wide to its warm Pacific shores. Catering to the varying tastes and preferences of both locals and visitors, Los Angeles offers a rooftop bar for everyone.

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