Want to drink above the D.C. skyline? With views of some pretty well-known buildings, these rooftop bars in D.C. are perfect for anyone looking to drink a cocktail amongst the clouds.

Check out the best rooftop bars in Washington DC if you want to experience some of the most unique bars in the 202. For more of the best bars in DC, 202Area is your go-to guide for all local fun any day of the week!

Ellipse Rooftop Bar

1522 K Street, NW , Washington DC, 20005
The Ellipse Rooftop Bar offers stunning skyline views, signature cocktails, and light fare. Relax on our plush seating and enjoy a cozy fire pit.

Beacon Rooftop

17th St NW , Washington DC, 20036
Hotel bar with a mod, colorful interior, piano music, a rooftop lounge & a popular champagne brunch. 1615 Rhode Island Ave NW (btwn 17th St. NW & Bataan...

Conrad Washington DC

950 New York Ave. NW , Washington DC, 20001
Welcome to Conrad Washington, DC, a contemporary urban oasis in the heart of the District.

Top of the Gate

2650 Virginia Ave NW , Washington DC, 20037
Rooftop bar and seasonal skating rink with 360 degree views of Washington DC

Nellie's Sports Bar

900 U Street NW , Washington DC, 20001
The only Gay Sports Bar in DC, and a local favorite! The hottest guys and gals come here and pack the roof deck.

Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garden

1216 18th St NW , Washington DC, 20036
Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garden has become synonymous with beer in the district for our love of water, barley, hops, and yeast! We at Sauf Haus believe...

Hawthorne - U Street

1336 U St NW , Washington DC, 20009
Hawthorne is an American restaurant and tavern featuring a beautiful 4th story rooftop overlooking Washington DC.

Takoda Restaurant & Beer Garden

715 Florida Ave NW , Washington DC, 20001
All-American Restaurant & Rooftop Beer Garden featuring traditional cuisine, 24 American draft beers, and 50 domestic whiskeys.