Downtown Chicago's Best Rooftop Bars

Chicago's a beautiful city, and it's even more lovely from above. For a cool scene on a hot summer day check out downtown Chicago's best rooftop bars.

AIRE
100 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603

With locally sourced fare and an extensive craft cocktail and wine list, this oasis atop the Hyatt Centric hotel is an after-work favorite.

GreenRiver
259 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611

One of the few rooftops situated east of Michigan Avenue it offers unparalleled views. GreenRiver is a bar and restaurant celebrating legendary Irish-American individuals who helped transform the city following the Great Fire of 1871.

Celeste
111 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Step into an urban oasis at this fourth floor lounge featuring Victorian-style seating and ivy covered walls.

 

 

Cerise
203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

Located at the top of the Virgin Hotel, this rooftop lounge has one of the most panoramic views, with 270 degrees of scene and be seen.

Cindy's
12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL  60603

With its view overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, this rooftop restaurant and open-air terrace is considered the jewel in the crown of The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel.

52Eighty
166 E Superior St, Chicago, IL  60611

This rooftop lounge featuring artisanal cocktails, an extensive wine list, and gastropub cuisine is on the 29th floor of the Cambria Hotel, right off the Magnificent Mile.

III Forks
180 N Field Blvd, Chicago, IL 60601

Tucked into a residential complex east of the Prudential Tower and north of Maggie Daley Park, this steakhouse rooftop offers Prime beef along with its prime location.

LH on 22
85 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Located on top of the LondonHouse Hotel (are you seeing a theme here with these rooftops?), this rooftop is in such demand you'll want to make reservations - if you can.

ROOF on theWit
201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

Party year-round at this 27th floor lounge with a retractable roof. It's on top of - you guessed it - theWit Hotel.

Rooftop at Torali
160 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

Sip in the shadow of the Hancock Building in this rooftop lounge at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago.

Streeterville Social at Loews Chicago Hotel
455 N Park Dr 3rd Floor, Chicago, 60611

With 9,000 square feet there's plenty of room to play at Chicago's largest rooftop. You can even kick off the shoes and play a game of croquet on their grassy lawn.

ZED451
739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

This is consistently named one of the most beautiful rooftop lounges in the city.


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166 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611
312.787.6000
Sip on hand-crafted cocktails, snack on creative gastropub fare, and look out upon Chicago's iconic skyline at our 29th floor indoor and outdoor space.
52eighty Rooftop Lounge
100 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
With a lengthy list of craft cocktails and wines, AIRE is the place to be for an exciting night out.
Aire - Rooftop Lounge at Hyatt Centric
111 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9000
Cocktail Bar & Supper Club Lounge
Celeste
203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601
312.940.4400
Modern, familiar, unknown and unashamed this cozy panorama of delights offers a mix of crafty cocktails and Izakaya inspired culinary creations.
Cerise Rooftop Lounge at Virgin Hotel Chicago
12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
312.792.3502
The jewel in the crown of Chicago Athletic Association, Cindy's is a rooftop restaurant and open-air terrace overlooking Millennium Park and beyond.
Cindy's Rooftop
180 N Field Blvd, Chicago, IL 60601
312.938.4303
III Forks offers only the top half percent of the finest USDA Prime beef which makes III Forks one of the few exclusively Prime steakhouses in America.
85 E Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago , IL 60601
When you stay at LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton, you'll be in a great location, within just a 10-minute walk of Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower.
201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601
312.239.9501
Perched 27 stories above the Loop sidewalks, the nightlife experience at the 7,000-square-foot lounge ROOF can be defined in a word: View. Open year-round.
160 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611
312.266.1000
Perched above the Magnificent Mile, rooftop at Torali has glorious views from the 12th story—stretching across the wondrous skyline of Chicago.
Downtown Chicago's Top Rooftop Bars
455 N Park Dr
3rd Floor, Chicago, 60611
(312) 840-6617
Loews Chicago Hotel
739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
888.493.3451
ZED451 is a revolutionary restaurant concept featuring original cuisine and delivery and unprecedented design.
ZED451
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