Best Rooftop Bars in Miami with Epic Views

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Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
WATR at the 1 Hotel South Beach


Best Rooftop Bars in Miami

Nothing beats a nice cold cocktail after a long day in the Miami Heat. And nothing beats the views from a breezy rooftop in Miami. From Atlantic Ocean views to overlooking downtown Miami, here are the best rooftop bars in Miami spanning from South Beach, Wynwood, and Brickell. 

Get your friends ready for unbeatable views, great cocktails, and delicious bites. 

And, if you are headed to Miami, be sure to check out my other posts on things to do in Miami, best hotels in Miami, and more! Let’s get into the list.

Sorted in random order.


1. Sugar

Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
Photo Courtesy: Sugar Miami

788 Brickell Plaza Miami, FL 33131 P: 786-805-4655

One of the most iconic rooftop bars in Miami hosting a perfect blend of visitors and locals alike. The chic rooftop and garden sits on the 40th floor of the EAST Miami hotel.

Sugar Miami serves delicious Asian-inspired cocktails and tapas, and it’s the go-to spot to watch the sunset in Brickell. It’s one of my personal favorites to enjoy with friends when in Miami. 

Smart casual dress code encouraged.


2. Watr at the 1 Rooftop

Photo Courtesy: 1 Hotel South Beach

2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, P: 305-604-6580

Ready for some of the most stunning unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean? Sitting at 18 stories, WATR at 1 Hotel Rooftop has you covered. 

Whether you are staying at the Miami hotel or planning a visit to have some cocktails with views of Miami Beach, you will not be disappointed. The cocktails offer a refreshing and innovative take on Latin ingredients. Plus, WATR also utilizes local fruits such as Guanabana and Guava for the cocktails.

You can either have a table for full dinner service or opt for the bar. Be sure to order the sushi wherever you sit, it’s not to be missed. 

Note: Reservations are required for non-hotel guests


3. Astra Rooftop

Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
Photo Courtesy: Astra

2121 NW 2nd Avenue Wynwood, Miami FL 33127 P: 786-602-3449

Enjoy 360-degree views overlooking Wynwood Miami while dining on Meditteraian cuisine with a focus on Greek Flavors. Astra is the go-to rooftop garden in Wynwood to wind down and enjoy the sunset. Astra has a dinner service every night with live music or hits from international DJs, and a bottomless brunch on Sundays. 

Hours: 1 PM-12 AM 

Happy Hour: 5 PM-7 PM


4. Area 31

Photo Courtesy: Area 31

270 Biscayne Blvd. Way Miami, FL 33131 P: 305-424-5234

Located on the 16th Floor of the Kimpton Epic Hotel, one of the best hotels in Miami, Area 31 is a popular happy hour spot with gorgeous views overlooking sparkling Miami waterways and downtown Miami. 

The food is locally sourced with a seafood-centric menu with a Mediterranean flavor. At the bar, you’ll find seasonal cocktails and an international wine list. 


  • Monday- Wednesday 5 PM- 9 PM
  • Thursday- Sunday 5 PM- 10 PM
  • Weekend Brunch Sat & Sun: 8 AM – 2 PM

5. Mila

Photo Courtesy: Mila

1636 Meridian Avenue Rooftop, Miami Beach, FL 33139 P: 786-706-0744

Located in the heart of South Beach, MILA restaurant, rooftop lounge, and mixology bar aims to transport diners to the shores of the Mediterranean and Japan through MediterrAsian cuisine. 

The cocktail menu aims to re-imagine classic cocktails with a modern twist finding inspiration around the globe. 

MILA’s design is a combination of traditional and noble materials such as reclaimed woods, unpolished floors, untainted stones, handmade linen, and cotton fabrics that create a serene yet luxurious setting.


  • Monday – Thursday: 5:30 PM – 12 AM
  • Friday – Saturday: 5:30 PM – 1 AM
  • Sunday: brunch 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM | dinner 6 PM – 12 AM


6. Vista

Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
Photo Courtesy: Vista Miami

5020 NE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 33137 P: 305-405-7547

Sip and dine under hanging greenery on the Vista rooftop terrace. Located just north of Wynwood, at Vista you’ll find a blend of Italian-American menu items like pizza, paninis, pastas, and a selection of fresh meats and fish. 

Cocktails range from fruit to savory. Plus, the happy hour (Monday – Friday 4 PM – PM) is worth checking out for light bites and $7 cocktails. 

Note: Reservations are encouraged


7. No. 3 Social

Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
Photo Courtesy: No 3 Social

50 NW 24th Street Rooftop, Miami FL 33127 P: 305-748-4540

No. 3 Social is the perfect gathering space for friends, locals, and tourists alike. Located in the heart of Wynwood, up the cascading step of the Wynwood Arcade, No.3 Social is an open-air restaurant and lounge.

Here you’ll find vibrant homespun cocktails (and pitchers) inspired by local ingredients, a carefully selected wine list, and craft beers. Plus a globally-inspired menu all with a Florida culinary influence.

Enjoy the awesome views of Wynwood and Miami, and great music with your friend group in this tropical fun space.  

Open: Wednesday- Sunday with brunch on Saturday and Sunday. 

Happy Hour: 

  • Wednesday – Friday 5pm – 7pm
  • Saturday 3pm – 7pm
  • Sunday 4pm – 7pm


8. High Bar at the Dream Hotel 

1111 Collins Ave Miami Beach FL 33139 

High Bar is a centrally located rooftop bar & lounge nestled at the top of the stylish Dream Hotel Miami Beach. Here you will find unique cocktails and yummy bites from Naked Taco, a world-famous eatery located just downstairs

This is the perfect place to cool down from the Miami heat, enjoy a cold cocktail, and watch the sunset over Miami. 


Daily 10 AM – 6 PM Daily (food and drinks can also be ordered through a QR code) 


9. Citadel Rooftop

Best Rooftop Bars in Miami
Photo Courtesy: Citadel Rooftop
8300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138 
The Citadel is a modern destination serving as a food court, retail destination, music venue, and of course the grand Citadel Rooftop. The Citadel Rooftop is an expansive 5,000 square foot rooftop bar and lounge with unforgettable views of Downtown Miami. 
The rooftop offers signature cocktails and food from 10 different vendors in the Food Hall. Guests can enjoy a frozen drink to a perfectly made classic Negroni with USBS Burgers, Frice Cream, Lil Laos, Manjay Caribbean, Ash Pizza, Poke-San and many more!
Offering Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday and Bottomless boozy brunch on the weekend. Reservations encouraged.

10. Juvia

1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139 P: 305-763-8272

Last but not least, Juvia is one of Miami’s classic rooftop bars centrally located in Miami Beach on Lincoln Road. Take the private elevator to the stunning indoor/outdoor restaurant and lounge that offers beautiful views of Miami, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Art Deco District. 

The food menu has a blend of the regional cuisines of Asia, vibrant flavors of South America, and classic French techniques making the ceviches, tiraditos, fresh seafood, and prime meats a must order. 

You’ll also find an extensive wine and cocktail menu with bright unique flavors.


  • Wed – Thu 5:30 – 10:00 PM
  • Fri – Sat 5:30 – 11:00 PM 
  • Brunch Sunday 11:30 AM- 3:00 PM


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