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Best Rooftop Bars in San Diego

For those that love sitting in the sunshine with a drink in hand, or dancing the night away under the light of the moon, there’s no better city than San Diego. Here, outdoor living isn’t something we do only in the summer time. It’s a way of life. Take bar hopping to new heights and try out these five San Diego rooftop bars.

Altitude Sky Lounge     

Panoramic views, sleek, modern décor, and a killer happy hour are waiting for you at Altitude Sky Lounge in the Gaslamp Quarter. Watch the sunset over the harbor as you and your crew are treated to Altitude’s exclusive bottle service or sneak a peek at what’s happening in Petco Park. If you’re looking for elite San Diego nightlife, make this your first stop.

Amplified Ale Works

Looking for good food, great booze, and a laidback, easy-going vibe? You can find all that, plus breathtaking views, at Amplified Ale Works. Grab your friends and an Electrocution IPA for a relaxed lunch in the beer garden or visit in the evening for some Mediterranean grub and a chance to meet the brewers themselves.  


Do you need a new spot to entertain clients in La Jolla? Catania has got you covered. Show off beautiful views of the Pacific while enjoying elevated Coastal Italian cuisine on the rooftop of the historic La Plaza Center. Happy hour is daily from 3pm to 6pm. Stop in to watch the sunset as you enjoy discounted drinks and select small plates.  

Rustic Root

Another Gaslamp classic, Rustic Root is here for you when you want rustic American fare in chic digs close to The REY and other favorite haunts. Check out the 2,500 sq. ft. roof deck for skyline views and raucous nightlife. You can even rent it out for private events. Happy hour is 4pm to 6pm every Monday through Friday.  


When you live at The REY, you don’t need to leave home to find the best rooftop bar in San Diego. Come relax around the fire at The VUE, lounging with your friends and neighbors as day turns to night.

Experience the perks of outdoor living with an apartment for rent at The REY. Whether relaxing with a homemade mojito at The VUE or making the short walk to one of downtown’s best rooftop bars, we put you in position to enjoy it all.

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