6 Rooftop Bars Around the Valley

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Enjoy a cocktail, craft beer or chef-curated snack above it all at these sky-high bars and restaurants.

Lustre Rooftop Bar
Hotel Palomar’s chic poolside bar serves up local beers, craft cocktails and light bites with a side of sweeping city views. Hang out for happy hour on weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m. or stop by on Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight for music from local DJs.
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-258-0231, lustrerooftopbar.com

Floor 13 Rooftop Bar
You might get Vertigo at this indoor-outdoor lounge on the 13th floor of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Phoenix, or you can just it order it at the bar – its list of craft cocktails are all references to Alfred Hitchcock movies. The towering terrace features unique modern touches like firepits and comfortable furnishings and, of course, sweeping views of the city skyline.
15 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, 602-343-0006, floor13rooftopbar.com

From the Rooftop
Snag a front row seat of Roosevelt Row and the city beyond from the rooftop at Cambria Hotel in Downtown Phoenix. Stop by for weekend brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or hang out for happy hour Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
222 E. Portland St., Phoenix, 602-675-3500, ftrooftop.com

Upstairs at FLINT
Enjoy chef-driven bar bites and craft cocktails under the stars or while soaking in the summer sunset at FLINT by Baltaire’s open-air cocktail lounge, which boasts beautiful views of the Biltmore neighborhood and the mountains that surround it.
2425 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, 602-812-4818, flintbybaltaire.com/upstairs-at-flint

Outrider Rooftop Lounge
Sunset is the best time to pay a visit to this swanky rooftop bar and restaurant on the seventh floor of Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town. New, locally inspired cocktails and light bites honor the Southwest while the lounge-like deck offers unobstructed views of Camelback Mountain.
7142 E. First St., Scottsdale, 480-590-3864, outriderrooftop.com

This colorful lounge at the Canopy by Hilton in Tempe is a welcome oasis for both locals and visitors. Happy hour is every Thursday and Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. and the food and beverage menu features fare inspired by tropical locales around the globe.
108 E. University Dr., Tempe, 602-612-7872, alibitempe.com