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Chill Out at the Best Rooftop Spots in Philadelphia

Brittany Valentine
Brittany Valentine
Posted on September 18
assembly rooftop lounge with seating and a fire pit in the center.

Elevate your perspective at Assembly’s cozy terrace. (@assemblyphl/Instagram)

Why stay at ground level when you could enjoy your meal with an incredible view? Exactly. Check out some of the best rooftop bars and restaurants in Philly:

Take a dip into luxury at this Logan Square hotspot. Head to the 9th floor to catch panoramic Philly views while sipping on a fancy cocktail. Keep your eyes peeled for fun events like drag tea parties and happy hours 🍾

This South Philly seasonal rooftop bar (April through October) offers spectacular skyline views, a large beer and wine selection, salsa nights, and yummy bar food from rotating chefs. Sign me up! 🍻

Hey Philly newsletter editor Brittany Valentine posing in front of colorful mural of an East Asian woman with her hair on top of her head.

Far East Descendant has a brilliant mural along the side of the building. (Brittany Valentine/City Cast Philly)

Treat yourself to modern Cantonese cuisine and culturally-inspired cocktails at this year-round rooftop restaurant and bar in Chinatown 🍜

Indulge in ceviche and mezcals at this 11th floor Rittenhouse Square taquería and bar. Enjoy Sunday brunch with a view on their lush terrace. It’s open all year, thanks to a retractable roof 🌮

This Old City haven is brimming with Philly history, dating back to the 1700s. Enjoy wood-fired pizza, Korean tacos, and craft beer on its year-round rooftop 🍕

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