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6 Amazing Rooftop Bars in Sarasota

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You won’t want to miss out on these incredible rooftop views while sippin’ on some of the most refreshing cocktails in Sarasota. Whether you’re looking to day drink with friends or catch a romantic sunset, these can’t miss rooftop bars are calling your name!

Get ready to clink your glasses and snap some pictures of these priceless views at the 6 best rooftops in Sarasota!

Located on the fifth floor of the expressive Art Ovation Hotel, The Perspective Rooftop offers a beautiful pool, upbeat music, and of course, wonderful views. The Perspective Rooftop has a really cool and colorful mural of Florida’s history right behind the bar. Speaking of the bar, the drinks here are outstanding from fruity cocktails to iced cold beer. 

The vibe is super energizing with an EDM DJ mixin’ some awesome dance music on most weekend nights. Grab your friends that are looking to party all day and night, and head to The Perspective Rooftop Pool Bar at the Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota ASAP!

Sunday-Thursday |  11AM-10PM
Friday-Saturday | 11AM-12AM

📍 In the Art Ovation Hotel, 1255 North Palm Avenue 1st Floor, Sarasota, FL 34236

If you’re looking for 360 views of the beautiful, downtown Sarasota look no further than Sage SRQ. This romantic spot in Sarasota is perfect for date night with that special someone or going out for a celebration of somesort. Sage SRQ offers an impeccable, upscale culinary experience from award-winning Chef Christopher Covelli. The food is out-of-this-world good with fresh ingredients and carefully curated dishes. The aesthetic at Sage SRQ is pristine, romantic and very lovely for a special time.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday – Thursday | 5PM-9PM
Friday – Saturday | 5PM-10PM
Sunday | 10AM-2PM

📍1216 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236

Daiquiri Deck in Sarasota might draw in a lot of out-of-towners, but that doesn’t mean the locals don’t know how to party it up here too! With an array of daiquiri flavors, both alcoholic and not, many people visit Daiquiri Deck to slurp on a refreshing drink, take in the beautiful views and enjoy their delicious food! 

This is a family-freindly rooftop bar with a fun, and slightly touristy, vibe. There are four locations around Sarasota which include St. Armands Circle, Venice, and two locations in Siesta Key. The live music adds another great touch to get people up and dancing or to sit back and people watch!

Monday-Thursday | 11AM-11PM
Friday-Sunday | 11AM-12AM

📍325 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236

The Roof Bar and Eats at the Westin

The Roof Bar and Eats at the Westin offers some of the most gorgeous views of the vibrant, downtown Sarasota, the local marina and Sarasota Bay. They have great craft cocktail and delicious gourmet snack to munch on. Their sangria is the best! On some nights, you can bring your dance moves with their live music which includes a DJ and a jazz group a few days a month. Check their Facebook for more info on music nights! The vibe is casual so feel free to stumble in after a day at the pool!

📍100 Marina View Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

Beachy vibe meets elegance at the Shore Restaurant. They offer a beautiful rooftop bar in Sarasota with specialty cocktails and a tasty menu. What’s better than a rooftop bar that serves food? One that serves food all day with a brunch, lunch and dinner menu!

Shore Restaurant has a lovely balcony that’s perfect for catching a beautiful Sarasota sunset. We highly recommend the calamari appetizer to pair with any of their drinks!

Monday-Thursday | 12PM-9PM
Friday-Saturday | 12PM-10PM
Sunday | 10AM-9PM

📍465 John Ringling Blvd #200, Sarasota, FL 34236

Bridges Restaurant at Embassy Suites Hotel

Bridges Restaurant isn’t technically a rooftop bar, but it’s totally worthy of a mention as their eighth floor offers spectacular floor-to-ceiling window views of Sarasota Bay and the Sarasota skyline. Located at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Bridges Restaurant is a highend restaurant that’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have an amazing craft cocktail and wine selection. This is a wonderful spot for a romantic experience with impeccable views.

Monday-Saturday | 12PM-8PM
Sunday | Closed

📍202 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

6 Can't Miss Rooftop Bars in Sarasota

With these 6 can’t miss rooftop bars in Sarasota, it’s time to plan your next romantic date night or casual day drinking experience. 

 

Snap a photo of your rooftop bar views and tag us at @stufftodointampabay on Facebook or Instagram!

Haley Haman

Haley Haman

Haley is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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