Food + Drink Guide to LA Lifestyle

6 Best Rooftop Bars in LA

Los Angeles has some of the best views, best hotels, and best rooftops. We’re sharing a few of our favorites for you to try, all throughout in the different neighborhoods in LA. Whether you’re looking for a fancy date night spot or a casual vibe after a long day at the beach, we’ve got you covered!

The Ace Hotel

The Ace Hotel is located on Broadway, one of the most historic streets in DTLA.  The Ace is a charming and stunning hotel filled with character.  On the rooftop is a romantic ambiance with cocktails and an all-day food menu of delicious appetizers.  Come during the day and lounge by the poolside, or stop by during a night out to enjoy the starry cinematic city views.

Photos courtesy of Ace Hotel

Mama Shelter

Perched right in the heart of Hollywood, Mama Shelter has a 360° view of the city. See the Hollywood sign and Downtown’s skyline while sipping a cocktail and having a bite to eat. Mama Shelter has delicious options for everyone, so enjoy the drinks, views and the food!

Photos courtesy of Mama Shelter LA

The Peninsula

The Peninsula is a five star, exclusive urban resort nestled among lush tropical gardens in Beverly Hills.  Alongside two other delectable dining options, the Roof Garden is a favorite of hotel guests and LA residents.  Serving up fresh Californian cuisine highlighted by herbs and vegetables grown in the rooftop garden, signature cocktails, and a selection of wine and champagne- this is a spot you can’t miss.

Photos courtesy of Peninsula Beverly Hills

Broken Shaker

Looking for another gem in DTLA?  Broken Shaker is a poolside bar sitting on roof of the Freehand Hotel in the center of Downtown. Have a few of their delicious, beachy cocktails, listen to some music, and mingle! Broken Shaker is the perfect spot to come any day of the week and hang with a group, or meet some new friends!

Photos courtesy of Hotel Freehand

Hotel Erwin

Hotel Erwin is a beachfront boutique hotel in Venice, literally steps away from the ocean.  Serving up drinks, bar bites, and within walking distance of all the unique spots in Venice, this is the perfect place for tourists and locals to enjoy.  If a cool, casual vibe after a long day at the beach is what you’re looking for, look no further!

Photos courtesy of Hotel Erwin

Harriet’s at The 1 Hotel

Harriet’s Rooftop is at The 1 Hotel, located on the famous Sunset Blvd, in West Hollywood. Enjoy this elevated cocktail lounge with unparalleled views of the stunning Hollywood Hills and Downtown LA.  Offering signature cocktails under twinkling lights for a true Hollywood experience.

Photos courtesy of 1 Hotel West Hollywood

(Featured image Photos courtesy of Peninsula Beverly Hills)