12 ROOFTOP BARS IN BOSTON TO ADD TO YOUR SUMMER BUCKET LIST!

Rooftop@Revere: Bay Village

Set in the heart of Theatre District is one of the trendiest rooftop decks in Boston! In fact, it’s named one of the Best Rooftop Bars by Conde Nast Traveller. The stylish bar serves authentic New England cuisine and tropical drinks. You can rest and unwind in a private cabana or by the glass-enclosed pool. Quick tip: visit after 5 pm for free entry!

Link: https://www.reverehotel.com/eat-drink/rooftop-revere

Lookout Rooftop and Bar: Seaport District

The unique sunset views overlooking Seaport and stylish lounges are going to attract a huge crowd at Lookout Rooftop! Located atop Envoy Hotel on the eight floor is the sophisticated, premium rooftop bar, which offers a relaxing summer atmosphere. The trendy roof deck generally has a waiting time after work hours or when there’s a concert at the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, so try visiting before then!

Link: https://theenvoyhotel.com/fooddrink/

Tony C’s Fenway: Fenway/Kenmore

If you’d like to enjoy the Red Sox game with a more casual atmosphere, and an extensive beer selection, head over to Tony C’s! The 150-seat bar has 40 TVs and two large projection screens to make sure you don’t miss a moment of the game. Enjoy their house favourites: grilled steak tips or cedar pink salmon.

Link: https://www.tonycssportsbar.com/location/fenway/

Cunard Tavern: East Boston

This historical site draws its inspiration from the East Boston Shipyard, which was the point of entry for the first settlers. It’s also one of the few roof decks in East Boston overlooking the striking city skyline and seaport. Over the summer, there’s a list of events that will keep you entertained throughout the season such as a themed whiskey voyage and the monthly Cunard Tavern Beer Dinners.

Link: https://www.cunardtavern.com/

AIba: Quincy

Debuting this month is Quincy’s best rooftop deck! This 5,000 square-foot bar features an herb and produce garden, apple and pear trees, and an outdoor kitchen with a sushi bar. Their delicious menu will serve their house specialties of prime beef options and fresh-caught local seafood. Alba has a louvered roof to block out unwanted showers and still offer alfresco dining. We can’t wait to check this out!

Link: http://www.albaquincy.com/

Globe Bar & Café: Back Bay

Imagine sipping on Globe Bar’s classic ‘Frozen Mudslide’ while munching on their delicious lobster rolls. We can’t think of anything better! Their roof deck menu features nine special cocktails, including the summer favourite frosé, and eight beer selections. The central location and stunning city views make it the perfect after-work hangout spot.

Link: https://www.globebarandcafe.com/

Sky Lounge: Seaport

Seaport’s latest rooftop bar boasts 360 views of the city, indoor and outdoor seating, and refreshing cocktails. The bar is set on the 12thfloor of the hotel and has a rotating art collection. Throughout the summer, the roof deck has a list of events such as outdoor morning meditation every Tuesday. The great thing about Sky Lounge is that it’s open all year round!

Link: https://www.bostonseaport.xyz/venue/sky-lounge-rooftop-terrace-yotel-boston/

Coppersmith: South Boston

This 3,000 square-foot roof deck is the perfect summer hangout with picnic tables, food trucks, restaurant, and a café. The kitchen serves classic comfort eats such as soft shell BLTs and BBQ pork chops. In case you want more, the food trucks serve a rotating menu offering tasty dishes such as Mexican street corn. The expansive bar serves a list of your favourite beers and reimagined cocktails.

Link: https://www.coppersmithboston.com/

Pier 6: Charlestown

This popular rooftop bar is perfect for seafood-lovers! It has a menu presenting freshly-caught seafood like the raw bar, clam chowder, and lobster rolls. Enjoy your meal at the mahogany bar while watching your favourite sports team. Pier 6 is a local favourite with harbor views so grab your friends and head down to the Navy Yard!

Link:https://www.pier6boston.com/

Daedalus: Harvard Sq

For a serene after-work hangout, check Daedalus on the outskirts of Harvard Square. Its roof deck is decorated with bright red umbrellas and ceiling fans to cool you down throughout the summer. The bar has a rotating draft along with seven beer options and offers classic cocktails. Try the house-favourite ‘Daedalus Smash’!

Link:https://www.daedalusrestaurantcambridge.com/

Ristorante Fiore: North End

Located in the heart of the North End, Ristorante Fiore offers authentic Italian cuisine and an extensive wine menu. The restaurant has an alfresco roof deck made to look like a European café crossed with a sports bar. All you need is the classic margarita pizza and your favourite wine to sit back and unwind in the summer breeze.

Link: http://www.ristorantefiore.com/

Felipe’s Taqueria: Harvard Sq

Known as one of the best Mexican restaurants in the city, Felipe’s also has a seasonal rooftop deck to offer alfresco dining overlooking Cambridge. The restaurant uses local, fresh ingredients to deliver authentic Mexican cuisine. No wonder it’s always crowded! Enjoy the cool Boston breeze with Felipe’s hand-squeezed margarita and nachos!

Link: https://www.felipestaqueria.com/

Not only are these Boston rooftop bars perfect for hanging out with friends, but also for hosting summer parties! You can rent a space at any of these venues. Contact our team at getinspired@emc3.comto help you plan your next outdoor summer party!

written by samw