Best Rooftop Bars in Asheville

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Want to catch a glimpse of the mountains without climbing one? Check out the Best Rooftop Bars in Asheville where you can sip a cocktail or craft beer and enjoy the view!

Best Rooftop Bars in Asheville

Asheville, NC has some of the best rooftop bars you'll find with incredible views of the city and Blue Ridge mountains. The cocktail menu, craft beer, and food is awesome too! (Some bars serve drinks only, but many have food on the menu as well.)

Whether you're planning a romantic dinner for two, or bar hopping with friends, you'll find plenty of fun and atmosphere at these Asheville rooftop bars:

  • Antidote at Chemist | Downtown Asheville | fireplace with a view of the South Slope
  • Archetype Brewing | South Slope & West Asheville | Belgium brews with a view
  • Burial Beer | South Slope | unique brews with a cool rooftop patio and beer garden
  • Capella on 9 | AC Hotel | city views with great food and lovely cocktails

  • Hemingway's Cuba | Cambria Hotel | stunning sunsets & Cuban eats from the top of the hotel
  • Edison | Omni Grove Park Inn | relaxing lounge with mountain views at historic Grove Park
  • Forestry Camp | Biltmore Village area | old forestry camp with fun & funky rooftop seating
  • Green Mansion | Green Man Brewery | enjoy a brew with a mountain view on the south slope

  • Highland Brewing | Outside of Downtown | home of Cold Mountain beer and entertainment
  • Library Lounge | Biltmore Estate | lovely spot to relax on the estate (dress code required)
  • Montford | Hyatt Place Hotel | breathtaking sunsets and cocktails
  • New Belgium Brewery | West Asheville | brews overlooking the French Broad River

  • Observatory | Restoration Hotel | botanical cocktails with killer views of the city
  • Pillar | Hilton Garden Inn | live music and sunset views of downtown Asheville
  • Pisgah Inn | Blue Ridge Parkway | stellar views of the Blue Ridge mountains with great food
  • Sierra Nevada Brewery | Mills River | rooftop patio overlooking the gardens and amphitheater

  • Social Lounge | Strada Restaurant | laid back lounge with city views and Italian eats
  • Sunset Terrace | Omni Grove Park Inn | romantic sunset dinners with mountain views
  • Top of the Monk | Downtown Asheville | handcrafted classic cocktails at the edge of Asheville
  • WXYZ Ledge | Aloft Hotel | a relaxing spot to watch the downtown crowds pass by

More Local Tips About Asheville

Every season is beautiful in the mountain town of Asheville, NC. There's something for everyone, from exploring the Biltmore Estate to hiking trails and enjoying new restaurants.

Asheville is known as 'Beer City' and you'll see why when you visit the downtown area! There's a brewery or bar on every corner!

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  1. Any recommendations for hotel lodging where you can easily get around on foot? Would love to stay somewhere easy to walk to some of the great eating places that you mentioned.

    1. Hi Debby...yes! Some of the best rooftop views in Asheville are on top of the best hotels that are within walking distance to everything. My favorites are Aloft, AC Hotel, Cambria and Hyatt Place. They are in the middle of all of the downtown action! 🙂

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