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Published May 19, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Miami's Best Rooftops
The next best thing to drinkin’ champagne on an airplane. 🌃
by Miami Bucket List
Miami is nothing short of beautiful from every angle — but especially from up above! Nothing beats a breezy brunch atop an iconic high-rise or watching the sunset with a handcrafted cocktail in hand, and there’s no better place to do that than at one of Miami’s best rooftop bars and restaurants! Read on for all of our favorites.
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12 Essential Rooftops in Miami
The dreamy and colorful Rosa Sky is nestled atop the Element Hotel in Miami. This trendy spot has insane panoramic views of the skyline, plus fan-favorite DJs and globally inspired small plates to fit any taste.
Where: 115 SW 8th St 22nd Floor, Miami, FL
Level 6 Rooftop
Coconut Grove’s Level 6 is both upscale and cozy, and gives diners an incredible perspective of the stunning Biscayne Bay. Stop by for high-end cocktails and small bites.
Where: 3480 Main Hwy, Miami, FL
Serena at the Moxy
This open-air rooftop bar at the Moxy Hotel is as bright and colorful as Oaxaca itself! Try a sunny brunch at this South Beach hotspot, or visit in the evening for delicious Mexican fare.
Where: 915 Collins Ct, Miami, FL
Watr at the 1
1 Hotel’s bright and breezy rooftop lounge has one of the most unique menus around, with Peruvian-Japanese fusion cuisine and delicious cocktails. Sip sake on a sunny afternoon, or opt for tequila during a wild night out!
Where: 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Astra’s airy space and Greek bites will transport you to the Mediterranean! Enjoy their highly-Instagrammable Sky Garden while sampling the highest quality food and taking in the views of colorful Wynwood.
Where: 2121 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
More than simply dinner and drinks, visiting Fabel is an experience (and we're all about that). The enchanting decor and ambiance is giving Mykonos with gauzy curtains and upscale Mediterranean fare in a breezy rooftop lounge. At night, the space turns into a party with talented resident DJs curating unforgettable music for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Where: 50 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL
The gorgeous SipSip Calypso Rum Bar is located on top of the Mayfair House Hotel & Garden. The South Florida poolside bar uses island-inspired cocktails and tasty snacks like fried fish to pay homage to the lively area’s Caribbean heritage.
Where: 3000 Florida Ave, Miami, FL
The C-Level rooftop bar at Clevelander South Beach Hotel is vibrant and energetic. Relax and sip some handcrafted drinks, or dance the night away under the stars while enjoying panoramic views of Miami. Either way, you’ll have an unforgettable time here.
Where: 1020 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL
Fontainebleau Miami Beach houses one of the most heavenly rooftop spots. This French restaurant offers poolside cabanas and elevated eats with unmatched vibes and views.
Where: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
This glamorous spot at the Dream Hotel is the quintessential Miami rooftop — chic, lively, and full of the most stunning people in the city. Their Mexican eats are rivaled only by the incredible views!
Where: 1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
This sultry new restaurant has quickly become one of Miami’s hottest rooftops — and most in-demand reservations! Between the striking mirrored bar, the top-shelf drinks, and the bougie menu, you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life!
Where: 15 NE 11th St, Miami, FL
Atop EAST Miami hotel sits Sugar, a chic hotspot with a fun, tropical vibe 40 floors above the ground. Their lush gardens are the perfect spot to watch the sunset, craft cocktail in hand!
Where: 788 Brickell Plaza #40, Miami, FL
On Fridays and Saturdays only, you can enjoy Editor’s incredible pizza and pastas from their unique rooftop overlooking the Miami main drag. Editor is located on top of Urbanica Fifth Hotel.
Where: 803 5th St, Miami Beach, FL
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