Outdoor and rooftop restaurants in Atlanta range from casual brunch spots and garden dining to high-end fare with views over the city skyline. Whether you’re looking for local brews and game-day events, vibrant nightlife, or a romantic spot for 2, you’ll find it across restaurants in Atlanta.

    Local pubs and breweries include Bold Monk Brewing Co., STATS Brewpub, and Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House. Great brunch spots range from Anis Cafe and Bistro to Cypress Street Pint and Plate, and 9 Mile Station. For date nights and nightlife, you can head to SkyLounge, TWO urban licks, and The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View.


    Anis Café and Bistro 

    Sample country French fare

    • Couples
    • Families

    Anis Cafe and Bistro is a restaurant serving country French fare located in Atlanta's Buckhead district. This popular bistro captures a chic Parisian ambiance with indoor and outdoor dining options while still maintaining a casual atmosphere.

    Anis Cafe and Bistro offers rotating seasonal menus and family-friendly kids' menus, along with specialty brunch menus on Sundays. A full bar serves a diverse menu of cocktails, wines, and beers, as well as specialty brunch cocktails. Restaurant reservations are available online and by phone, and parking is available both on-street and behind the building.

    Location: 2974 Grandview Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

    Open: Sunday—Thursday from 11.30 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm, Friday—Saturday from 11.30 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 404-233-9889


    Cypress Street Pint and Plate 

    Bring your dog for brunch and brews

    Cypress Street Pint and Plate is a casual neighborhood bar and restaurant located in Atlanta’s Midtown area. This spot is known for its extensive beer lists, knowledgeable bartenders, and fun weekly events.

    Menu options at Cypress Street Pint and Plate include classic American fare from sandwiches and burgers to salads and weekend brunches. You’ll find a wide variety of draft and bottled beers at the bar, along with wine and spirits. Their dog-friendly patio seating makes this a popular local hangout spot, with weekly special events and rotating seasonal menus.

    Location: 817 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

    Open: Monday—Friday from 11 am to midnight, Saturday—Sunday from 10 am to midnight

    Phone: +1 404-815-9243


    SkyLounge Atlanta 

    Sip handcrafted cocktails on a rooftop

    SkyLounge is a covered outdoor lounge in downtown Atlanta on top of the Glenn Hotel. This chic rooftop bar boasts a mixture of handcrafted cocktails, ambiance, and panoramic city views.

    SkyLounge offers a full bar with festive modern cocktails and crafted classics, along with a handful of classy small plates and finger foods. This rooftop lounge can be enjoyed year-round, with a combination of a covered roof and clear wall enclosures during cooler months. Valet parking is available, and cover charges may apply. Locals suggest visiting this popular spot early in the evening, as it gets more crowded in the later hours.

    Location: The Glenn, 110 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

    Open: Friday—Saturday from 6 pm to 11 pm (closed Sunday—Thursday)

    Phone: +1 404-521-2250


    Bold Monk Brewing Co.  

    Try brews and Belgian food in a beer garden

    Bold Monk Brewing Co. is a local restaurant and brewery located north of downtown Atlanta. A unique mix of restaurant, brewery, coffee house, bookstore, and beer garden, the space offers an aesthetic to appeal to virtually every taste, with plenty of outdoor seating.

    Menu options at Bold Monk Brewing Co. offer a range of tastes, from Southern comfort food to Belgian fare, all made fresh. Drink options complement their trendy menu, with small-batch beer brews from their own line, as well as a collection of beers, wine, and spirits from around the globe. Weekend brunch is available until 3 pm, and reservations are available online or by phone.

    Location: 1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW suite d-1, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

    Open: Monday—Thursday from 11.30 am to 10 pm, Friday from 11.30 am to 11 pm, Saturday from 10.30 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 10.30 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 404-390-3288


    STATS Brewpub 

    Sample American classics

    STATS Brewpub is a trendy sports bar near Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. This large modern space offers high-def TV’s and game-day events, plus classic pub fare and draft brews. A covered rooftop bar is especially popular for locals in the area, with surrounding views of the Atlanta skyline.

    Food offerings at STATS Brewpub include a range of American classics like burgers, wings, and sandwiches. Drink menus include STATS home brews and a range of draft beers, wine, and spirits. Gluten-free and vegetarian menu options are available, as is a kids' menu.

    Location: 300 Marietta St NW Suite 101, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA

    Open: Monday from 5 pm to midnight, Thursday—Friday from 5 pm to midnight, Saturday—Sunday from noon to midnight (closed Tuesday—Wednesday)

    Phone: +1 404-885-1472


    Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House 

    Enjoy fresh, delicious seafood options

    Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House is a seafood restaurant and pub with 2 locations in Atlanta, including downtown and the Georgia Tech neighborhood. Both locations offer covered rooftop patio seating with panoramic views over the Atlanta skyline.

    Menu options at Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House range from seafood classics and steamed shellfish to steak, salads, sandwiches, and a raw bar. A wide variety of draft beers are available, as well as a full bar with wine, spirits, and crafted cocktails. Parking is available at both locations, and the restaurant hosts a variety of events throughout the year.

    Location: 685 11th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

    Open: Sunday—Wednesday from 11 am to 10 pm, Thursday—Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm

    Phone: +1 404-810-0040


    9 Mile Station 

    Indulge with high-end delicacies and drinks

    9 Mile Station is a rooftop beer garden and pub in the Ponce City Market shopping mall. A mix of indoor and outdoor space makes this a favorite local hot spot known for draft beers and handcrafted cocktails.

    9 Mile Station offers high-class fare across brunch, dinner, and dessert menus, ranging from smoked trout croquettes to pimento cheeseburgers and eggplant Involtini. Weekend brunch menus are available until 3 pm, and Friday and Saturday are for ages 21 and up after 5 pm. 9 Mile Station accepts reservations online or by phone.

    Location: Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

    Open: Monday—Friday from 3 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday from noon to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 770-999-1532


    The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View 

    Try upscale American fare and cocktails

    • Couples

    The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View offers upscale American fare and panoramic views over the Atlanta skyline. The restaurant arguably offers some of the most beautiful views of the city at night from its location on top of the Westin Peachtree Plaza.

    The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View serves contemporary seasonal American cuisine, from signature steaks and lamb to fish and lobster. Handcrafted desserts change seasonally, and a full bar menu is available with beer, wine, and spirits. The restaurant has a business casual dress code and offers kids' menus for children under age 12.

    Location: 210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

    Open: Thursday from 5 pm to 9.30 pm, Friday—Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm (closed Sunday—Wednesday)

    Phone: +1 404-589-7506


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    Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall 

    Have alfresco brunch and campfire cuisine

    • Couples
    • Families

    Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall is an outdoor-oriented bar and restaurant on the Atlanta BeltLine. This unique spot serves elevated campfire cuisine in a trendy environment for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunches.

    Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall offers casual outdoor seating and menu items ranging from finger-food appetizers to smoked meat trays, sandwiches, and salads. Weekend brunch menus are served until 4 pm featuring classics like avocado toast, granola and yogurt bowls, and smoked salmon bagels. Drink menus at Ladybird offer a solid mix of crafted classics and playful cocktails.

    Location: 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

    Open: Wednesday—Thursday from noon to 9 pm, Friday from noon to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm (closed Monday—Tuesday)

    Phone: +1 404-458-6838


    TWO urban licks 

    Enjoy gourmet dining and live music

    TWO urban licks is a trendy, upscale restaurant serving American fare in downtown Atlanta. With indoor and outdoor alfresco dining, rotating rotisserie displays, and live music, this unique hot spot draws in locals and visitors alike.

    TWO urban licks' menu options range from scallops and gouda grits to beer-brined rotisserie chicken, grilled swordfish, and filet mignon. The restaurant’s unique wine program uses a gravity-flow system for pouring, drawn from a 26-foot stainless-steel wine barrel installation. Valet parking is available, and the restaurant does not have self-parking options. Reservations are strongly recommended for this popular dining spot.

    Location: 820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA

    Open: Monday—Thursday from 5 pm to 10 pm, Friday from 5 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 11 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 404-522-4622


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