Top Patios and Rooftops in Downtown Atlanta

Picture this: You just finished sipping your favorite beverage with round two on its way. While biting into mouth-watering bites you sit in awe of a magical city view. Whether it’s the lights shining against Atlanta’s stunning attractions or a one-of-a-kind skyline view, you can’t look away. Lucky for you this picture-perfect daydream can become a reality with a visit to some of downtown Atlanta’s popular patios and rooftops. Here’s a guide.

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails

butchers board at white oak
Enjoy a yummy bites from a eye-catching butcher’s board at White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails. (Photo courtesy of White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails)

Adding a creative zest to your Downtown dining experience, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails serves Southern-tinged New American cuisine and cocktails. While the interior gives an airy, modern-rustic hangout vibe, the outside patio is perfect for enjoying a cocktail while immersing yourself in the Downtown scene.

Where: 270 Peachtree St. NW


rooftop view of downtown
Take in beautiful views from the RT60 rooftop. (Photo courtesy of RT60)

This is the perfect rooftop for when you want to soak in unparalleled views of the Atlanta skyline. Situated right by Mercedes-Benz Stadium atop the Reverb Hotel, the scene goes hand-in-hand with drinks and bites. It is a prime spot to catch the sunset or enjoy pregame drinks before cheering on your favorite team.

Where: 348 Mitchell St. SW

No Mas! Cantina

people dining on patio
There is nothing quite like like enjoying margaritas on the patio at No Mas! Cantina (Photo courtesy of No Mas! Cantina)

You won’t be able to say “no mas” when it comes to the drinks at No Mas! Cantina. Indulge in a delicious margarita (or two) along with flavorful Mexican fare. The vibrant decor on the outdoor patio will make you want to stay a while and even make a stop inside the gift shop to purchase handmade goods.

Where: 180 Walker St. SW


pouring beer
Enjoy a cold one and listen the sounds of hip-hop at Atlantucky. (Photo by Jen Price)

Where hip-hop and beer become one, Atlantucky is a brewery owned by the iconic rapper duo Nappy Roots. Enjoy a cold brew on the intimate patio before getting cozy inside and enjoying one of the many art-filled events and workshops.

Where: 170 Northside Drive SW

Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery

Order perfect bites to go with perfect views of Downtown. (Photo courtesy of Max Lager’s)

What’s better than handcrafted beers combined with wood-fired meats? Not much. Max Lager’s satisfies any craving whether it’s for pizza, veggies or good old BBQ. The city-view patio makes for the perfect panoramic view of downtown Atlanta, creating the ideal environment to savor your food and drinks. 

Where: 320 Peachtree St. NE

Top Draft Sports Lounge

Cheer on your favorite sport in the heart of Downtown. (Photo courtesy of Omni Atlanta Hotel CNN Center)

Take your game day to new levels with unparalleled views in the center of downtown Atlanta. Just steps away from Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena, Top Draft brings a sophisticated experience to the Omni Atlanta Hotel CNN Center. Enjoy a beverage and elevated bar fare while taking in premium views of Centennial Olympic Park from the terrace.

Where: 190 Marietta St.

Der Biergarten

Need a dinner stop while Downtown? Dont pass up on Der Biergarten. (Photo courtesy of Der Biergarten)

Enjoy pretzels and more German eats at this spacious beer garden and restaurant. Right in the center of the action, Der Biergarten brings warmth and rich flavors to any day. The cozy atmosphere of the patio is the perfect backdrop for a cold beer on a warm day.

Where: 300 Marietta St. NW

Hudson Grille

There’s plenty seating inside and outside so you can always catch the big game at Hudson Grille. (Photo courtesy of Hudson Grille)

Hudson Grille should certainly be on the top of your list of sports bars Downtown. While you can certainly expect game-day classics on the menu, there also are plenty of healthy, local and gluten-free options. The menu pairs perfectly with the Downtown ambiance you get from dining on the outside patio.

Where: 120 Marietta St. NW


outside of margarita ville
Visit a slice of paradise right in Downtown at Margaritaville. (Photo courtesy of Margaritaville)

Find a piece of paradise with a margarita in hand at Margaritaville. Bringing a tropical experience to the unique vibe of downtown Atlanta, enjoy a quick escape while overlooking the skyline from the rooftop pool and bar. (Yes, you can get a Cheeseburger in Paradise.)

Where: 155 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW

Dos Bocas

Enjoy the flavors of Tex-Mex on the Dos Bocas patio. (Photo courtesy of Dos Bocas)

Craving Tex-Mex? Dos Bocas is a perfect stop before or after a game or concert. The laid-back and roomy atmosphere goes perfectly with Cajun dishes and cocktails. Enjoy the sun while dining out on the second-floor patio with views of Downtown attractions. 

Where: 275 Baker St. NW  

Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria

This warehouse-like restaurant turns out deliciously crispy pies. Have a seat on the patio and enjoy freshly made New York-style pizza with other signature dishes including wings, sandwiches and pastas. 

Where: 300 Marietta St. NW


rooftop view of downtown
Grab a bite and catch the sunset over Downtown at SkyLounge. (Photo by Goran Kosanovic)

This rooftop bar atop Glenn Hotel serves delicious small plates with well-crafted cocktails. Known for being one of Atlanta’s best rooftops, SkyLounge is a great place to get a good photo with an iconic skyline as your backdrop.

Where: The Glenn, 110 Marietta St.

Want to explore patios and rooftops beyond the Downtown area during summertime? Check out this Guide to the Best Summer Patio Dining in Atlanta. Find out where to enjoy mocktails in Atlanta.

Aubree is a content creator with a passion for all things food and travel. You can find her around Atlanta tasting some of the most iconic bites or burning it all off on the dance floor.

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