Looking for some of the best rooftop bars in Pittsburgh? We’ve got you covered!
Get ready for the warm weather, Pittsburgh. The best way to enjoy a Steel City weekend or afternoon is soaking up the sun on a rooftop bar. No matter if you find yourself on the South Side or Downtown, there is rooftop bar for you to enjoy. Look no further because we’ve got your guide to all the best rooftop bars in town.
Notably the most well-known roof in the burgh, Il Tetto sits atop Sienna Mercato overlooking the cultural district. This is the spot for happy hour downtown and it is well equipped for Pittsburgh’s variable weather. The retractable roof opens up on the sunny days and creates a cover for rainy season. (942 Penn Avenue)
Hotel Monaco is known for its eclectic style and boutique charm and you can enjoy the scenery even if you’re not staying the night. The rooftop Biergarten is a perfect spot to have a beer and some appetizers for after work happy hour. And, since May 1, they’ve been open for the season! (620 William Penn Place)
The downtown Harris Grill location is complete with a full rooftop bar and plenty of seating. If you find yourself south of 5th avenue then pop in for happy hour food and drink specials. P.S. Tuesday is bacon night at Harris Grill. What better excuse to go rooftop drinking on a Tuesday is there? (5747 Ellsworth Avenue)
Pens fans know and love Terrace on Fifth as the rooftop bar a stone’s throw away from the arena. The roof gets packed but if you can snag a table you’ll be sitting pretty with views of Pittsburgh. (1014 Fifth Avenue)
In the mood for a Yinzarita? Steel cactus has an open rooftop in their Shadyside (and Southside) locations. The open area makes this the perfect place to grab some chips and guac and a couple of margaritas and enjoy the warm months in Pittsburgh. (5505 Walnut Street)
Need a place to watch the big game? Mario’s in Shadyside is not known for its rowdy crowds like its Southside partner. Rather, this is the perfect place to soak up the sun and split a bucket of Bud for the game. The rooftop is complete with a full bar, tables, and standing room. (5442 Walnut Street)
Lawrenceville is slow to the rooftop bar scene but New Amsterdam makes up for it. Their charm? Instagram worthy aesthetics and fancy cocktails. If you want to go grab a drink with some pals or have a fancy evening out with scenery to take a million pictures, this is your spot. (4421 Butler Street)
Did someone say brunch? This rooftop is your place to go for a boozy brunch with mimosa carafes and a stocked bloody mary bar. You can enjoy this rooftop hangout all hours of the day. (1515 East Carson Street)
The few times Pittsburgh actually has nice weather you need to take advantage of it no matter what time it is. A go-to rooftop to head to when you’re having a night out in the town is Carson City Saloon. (1401 East Carson Street)
The ultimate summer rooftop bar in the burgh is complete with a pool and lounge chairs. Skybar sits on top of Pittsburgh’s nightclub Diesel and is a daytime sunny destination for yinzers. Throw on your suit and head Skybar and you’ll forget you don’t live in a coastal town. (1603 East Carson Street)
Know of any rooftop bars we missed? Let us know in the comments!
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