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The Most Instagrammable Rooftop Bars in Downtown Dallas to Sip Your Favorite Cocktail

  • November 7, 2022
  • | 8:00 AM

Must-visit rooftop bars 🍸

Are you looking for the best place to enjoy the beautiful view of downtown Dallas while sipping on your favorite cocktail?! It’s no secret that some of the best views of our city are found on our Dallas rooftop bars. Downtown Dallas is such a vibrant and fun place to be, featuring some of the best rooftops bars in town.

Whether you’re looking for the best place for a girl’s night, date night or just a fun night out, you’re going to love these rooftop bars in downtown Dallas! What are you waiting for?! Grab your besties or your hubby and sip your way through the best rooftop bars in downtown Dallas!

Sky Blossom

Sky Blossom is a fusion Vietnamese bistro and bar in the center of downtown Dallas. The top floor bar offers stunning views of Dallas. Not only do they have super delicious food, but they also have some of the prettiest and most instagrammable cocktails in town!

They have plenty of drink options from margaritas to mojitos. One of our favorites are their margarita flights. They come with 4 different flavors: strawberry, blueberry, mango, and classic for $15. Their happy hour is MON-FRI 3PM – 6:30PM.

Hours + Location

🗓 MON–SUN | 11AM–9:30PM
📍 Sky Blossom | 1514 Elm St. #611 (6th Floor), Dallas, Texas, 7520

The Woolworth

Get a close-up view of the Giant Eyeball when visiting the Woolworth in downtown Dallas. They have a beautiful outdoor balcony. It’s the perfect place to take your date or have a girl’s night. Happy hour is MON-FRI till 7PM. You can get craft cocktails for $8, all beers $1 off and $3 off per glass of wine.

Hours + Location

🗓 TUE–THU | 4:30PM–12AM
🗓 FRI | 2PM–12AM
🗓 SAT | 10AM–12AM
📍 The Woolworth | 1520 Elm Street, STE 201, Dallas, Texas 75201


“The view is always better at the top.” Catbird is located on the 10th floor of the Thompson Hotel and is one of our favorite rooftop bars in downtown Dallas. It features an expansive rooftop terrace. We’re obsessed with the décor and design of this place, it’s stunning! Catbird offers the perfect setting for a happy hour, dinner, or late-night food and drinks. We got the Espresso Martini and the French 75.

Hours + Location

🗓 SUN–WED | 4PM–9:30PM
🗓 THU | 4PM–11PM
🗓 FRI– SAT | 4PM–11PM
📍 Catbird | 1401 Elm St, Dallas, Texas, 75201

📷 Paige Martindell | @paigeforrest


The Monarch is located on the 49th and 50th floors of the Thompson Hotel in downtown Dallas. Monarch is a wood-fired, modern Italian restaurant imagined by Two-Michelin Star Chef, Danny Grant and his team.

The décor and atmosphere are on point! This rooftop bar in downtown Dallas  has amazing views of the city alongside the delicious food and drink menu. It’s such a celebratory and fun place. FYI Make sure to dress in business casual for your visit.

Hours + Location

🗓 MON–THU + SAT | 5PM–10PM
🗓 FRI– SAT | 5PM–11PM
📍 Monarch | 1405 Elm Street, 49th Floor, Dallas, Texas, 75202

Hotels in Dallas
📷 The Statler | @TheStatler


Located at The Statler Hotel, Waterproof is one of downtown Dallas’ most unique destinations for nightlife. A fun pool bar by day and as the sun goes down, swimsuits are exchanged for trendy attire and the energy picks up for live entertainment and other special events.

The Waterproof rooftop bar serves some great signature cocktails, as well as wine, beer and bubbles, available both by the glass, or as buckets / bottle service. There is also a selection of bar bites, like sliders, flatbreads and platters that are great to share.

Hours + Location

🗓 SUN–THU | 11AM–12AM
🗓 FRI– SAT | 11AM–2AM
📍 Statler |1914 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas, 75201

The Henry

The Henry is such a fun neighborhood restaurant and bar. It’s the ideal place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy some cocktails after work. We love their patio where you have great views of downtown Dallas. The upstairs area offers a great selection of smaller bites. Make sure to try Henry’s Summer Sangria during your visit.

Hours + Location

🗓 SUN–WED | 4PM–10PM
🗓 THU– SAT | 4PM–11PPM
📍 The Henry | 2301 N Akard St Suite 250, Dallas, Texxas, 75201

📷 Lexi | @lexianderson29

Happiest Hour

Happiest Hour offers one of the largest patio bar and lounge areas in the city. The city views from their rooftop are stunning! Their beverage menu features several signature cocktails, wines on tap and more than 50 different beers. Some of our favorite cocktails are Harwood paradise and The Boys Are Back.

Hours + Location

🗓 MON–WED | 4PM–12AM
🗓 THU– FRI | 4PM–2AM
🗓 SAT | 11AM–2AM
🗓 SUN | 11AM–12AM
📍 Happiest Hour | 2616 Olive St, Dallas, Texas, 75201

📷 The Adolphus | @TheAdolphus

The Adolphus Hotel

Enjoy unbeatable views of downtown Dallas from the rooftop pool deck at The Adolphus. You get to experience the best poolside vibes with DJ styling at the Adolphus pool every weekend. They offer a great wine selection, beers, signature drinks, seltzers, and frozen cocktails alongside some delicious snacks.

Hours + Location

🗓 SUN–THU | 11AM–12AM
🗓 FRI– SAT | 11AM–2AM
📍 Statler |1914 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas, 75201

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