Fort Lauderdale is known for its oceanfront views, so why not take full advantage of them? This list of the five best rooftop bars in Fort Lauderdale will have you sipping on cocktails and soaking up stunning scenery all night long! Whether you're having a date night or night on the town with the squad, these rooftop bars in Fort Lauderdale are the perfect place to get your drink on.  


This eclectic bar and lounge is a "garden in the sky" elevated above Olas Boulevard and New River. Panoramic views of the Fort Lauderdale skyline paired with a swanky yet laid-back atmosphere makes Rooftop an ideal spot for hand-crafted cocktails and lite bites; we recommend the buffalo chicken empanadas and tuna poke nachos!

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McSorley's Beach Pub

McSorlye's Beach Pub is a sports bar that's just steps from the sand and known as a local favorite for beach-goers. Check out the upstairs rooftop lounge that looks over the ocean and serves up delicious cocktails. Their two-for-one happy hour Monday through Friday is from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., so grab a beer after work and watch the sunset in style!

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S3 Restaurant

This oceanfront terrace restaurant specializes in coastal cuisine centered around a unique, shareable concept. Dishes are served as small plates that can be enjoyed in between rounds of cocktails! Serving lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, S3 Restaurant is a great spot to enjoy some drinks and tapas with friends and a stellar view!

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Living Room

Located in the W Hotel, this posh beach scene hangout called the Living Room offers a sushi bar, colorful cocktails, and live music. Step out on their large terrace that has stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean! There are nightly specials, so check out this unique rooftop bar for a drink any day of the week.

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Pelican Landing

Connected to the Pier 66 Hotel & Marina, this bar and restaurant sits two stories up and faces the beautiful inter-coastal waterways. With a drink menu made up of martinis, specialty cocktails, and wine and bubbles, you'll be sipping on something tasty all night at Pelican Landing!

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With these options, you don't have to be cooped up inside in order to enjoy a drink at the bar. Take advantage of the fresh air and water views, and grab a cocktail (or two) at one of Fort Lauderdale's best rooftop bars!

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