Sip and Sup Under Portland’s Sunny Skies

If you come to Portland for work or pleasure, no trip is complete without visiting one of Portland’s iconic rooftop bars. With an average rainfall of 43 inches in Portland, the chance to watch the sun set over Mt. Hood or the Willamette River from a rooftop bar is truly a rare (and coveted!) opportunity. Here’s our list of the best rooftop bars in the Portland area.

One Stop Shop Vibes

Formerly a high school, Revolution Hall has been repurposed into a multi-use venue destination that has spaces for concerts, lounges, and eateries. Drink and dine in the sky on the Roof Deck which features a 360-degree scenic view of Portland and Mt. Tabor. Bistro seating and a full bar plus an impressive outdoor barbecue are available before or after a show.

“I do!” worthy vibes!

Take in the rarified air from one of Departure’s two rooftop terraces, each with stunning day and night views of downtown Portland. Enjoy the a la cart or a 3-course Pan-Asian cuisine and craft cocktails that have earned national acclaim. You’ll feel like you’re indulging in a luxurious multi-sensory experience. Marriage proposal worthy!

Family and Fur Baby Vibes

Get your local brew pub and grub on at this family-owned and family-friendly spot for beer and burgers. The Laurelwood Public House & Brewery's all-age, cozy rooftop patio has ample space for everyone to spread out and enjoy views of local historic homes and colorful building murals. The beers are world-class and the menu has something for everyone!

Boho Eclectic Vibes

Portland’s historic Chinatown is home to The Hoxton, a luxury hotel where the jewel that is Tope shines from the rooftop. This swanky taqueria is first-come, first-served, and the top shelf, hand-crafted Agave Spirits served with your Hoxwrap entree will make this rooftop a go-to alllll summer.

Moody Date Night Vibes

The “Rot” is all the things Portland is: trendsetting, upscale, and elegant. National and internationally acclaimed for its sustainable practices, Noble Rot’s rooftop garden supplies fresh and organic vegetation while the Atrium’s south and west windows offer the spectacular views. Work or pleasure, no trip to the Rose City is complete without a visit to this destination location.

Explore the Best Rooftop Bars in Portland

About the Author:

Chef Shannon graduated with honors from SDSU, Le Cordon Bleu, and Shaw Academy. She loves exploring everything about Portland’s ever-changing landscape of food, fun, and festivities, and is always on the hunt for the perfect donut!