Raising the Bar: DTLA’s Top Rooftop Bars

Sip The Summer Away at These Exciting Rooftop Bars

With summer coming in Hot, Angelos are looking for new ways 

to have fun in Downtown Los Angeles. 

Taking parties to new heights, various venues have added a new attraction. 

From poolside views to tasty food, here are DTLA’s top Rooftop Bars.

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Rooftop Bars Downtown LA DTLAThe Rooftop Bar at

The Standard Hotel

550 South Flower at 6th Street

Los Angele, CA 90071

(213) 892-8080


There is nothing standard about this hotel’s bar! Ironically titled; the Rooftop Bar, is considered to be a popular LA nightlife location. Entry into the Rooftop Bar is granted to all however, hotel guests have priority access. Coming early is suggested, and dressing to impress is a must! Entertainment at the bar includes: jamming out to a rotation of local DJs, partying on the dance floor, or taking a dip in the heated swimming pool. For those who prefer to sip than dip, guest can also enjoy their flavored cocktails on one of their famous bright red waterbed pods.With a panoramic view of Downtown’s skyscrapers, this spot offers views and booze!


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Broken Shaker at

The Freehand Hotel


416 W 8th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 395-9532


     Ready to shake things up? Bringing their talents from South Beach, the Broken Shaker is a tropic delight. This decorative rooftop bar is located on the top of the Freehand Hotel at the central of DTLA.  Decorated with hot pink chairs, potted plants, colorful table cloths and lights, the bar’s aesthetic is Caribbean casual. Unfortunately, the pool deck is for hotel guest only. However, bar attendees can still hang out and catch the vibes. Enjoy Miami and DTLA inspired drinks including the bar’s favorite, the O-Fish-Ally Open- which is a combination of gin, organic miso, absinthe, blanc vermouth, glitter nori nest and California citrus cordial.


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Perch LA

448 South Hill Street

 Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 802-1770


     Topping the list both literally and figuratively is Perch Los Angeles. This rooftop experience offers French cuisine, and romantic views. Overviewing Los Angeles skyscrapers,  Perch has an amazing view of Pershing Square. The ambiance is relaxing and amazing for an evening of intimacy with their fire pits, live jazz music and cocktails. Perch is also an amazing place to dine for a Sunday Brunch with their offerings Parisian themed food and endless amounts of mimosas.


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Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel


929 S Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 623-3233


      Placed on the classic Ace Hotel, the Upstairs Rooftop Lounge is one of the trendiest bars in the area. With their various events including rooftop yoga, pop-up shops and live concerts; Upstairs offers more versatility than any other rooftop in Los Angeles. Guests can relax on the poolside cabanas and enjoy their cocktail and small bites. Sophisticated and modern, this rooftop gem is the perfect hideaway from the craziness of DTLA!