As the 14th largest city in the country, Columbus makes great use of its rooftop space to offer patios for residents and visitors to enjoy the weather in the warmer months. Check out our list of places to take in a great skyline view while enjoying a delicious drink or bite to eat.

Italian Village


Seventh Son Brewery

1101 N. 4th St.

Seventh Soon Rooftop Patio in Italian Village

Overlooking the production facility, this expansion added in 2018 features its own bar and a retractable roof, making it the perfect hangout in all weather. The outdoor space on the first floor is dog-friendly!

Budd Dairy Food Hall

1086 N. 4th St.

Exterior view of Budd Dairy rooftop and patio

The rooftop patio at Budd Dairy Food Hall is one of the many unique places in Columbus to enjoy a bite and a beverage, and Budd Dairy has its own chef-driven incubator experience.

Little Rock Bar

944 N. 4th St.

Rooftop of Little Rock Bar in Italian Village

A true hidden gem in the city, this laid-back bar offers an expansive tap list alongside views of downtown.

Short North

Mandrake Rooftop

808 N. High St. 

From the owners of Townhall comes Mandrake, serving up iconic views of the Columbus skyline and the self-proclaimed "healthiest sushi in the world." Mandrake is a must-try for your next outing in Columbus.

Terrace Bar

1079 N. High St.

Poolside cocktail at Short North's Terrace Bar

Terrace Bar's rooftop pool offers a metropolitan oasis for relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of the streets below.

Lincoln Social

711 N. High St.

Lincoln Social

This Cameron Mitchell Restaurant concept features a comfortable setting and incredible craft cocktails, including many no- or low-ABV options.

Arena District


520 Park St.

This sports bar/nightclub is known for its nightly rooftop dance parties.

Lumin Skybar

517 Park St.

View form Lumin SkyBar

Located on the 8th floor of the AC Columbus Downtown, Lumin has unparalleled views that it pairs with inventive cocktails and tasty tapas. 

Novak's Tavern & Patio

475 N. High St.

Novak's offers a great place to unwind at the end of a long day, whether that means enjoying a cold drink or busting a move on the dance floor. 


Stories On High

404 N. High St.

Stories on High Rooftop Lounge

Columbus' tallest rooftop bar sits 28 stories high atop the new Hilton Columbus Downtown. Guests can enjoy 360-degree views of the city along with uniquely crafted cocktails and sophisticated small plates.

Goodale Station

77 E. Nationwide Blvd. 

Goodale Station, one of Columbus' newest rooftop bars and restaurants is located in the Canopy by Hilton Columbus Downtown Short North and offers great views and cocktails with a fantastic menu.

Set within the Canopy by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Goodale Station is a stunning space offering nearly 360-degree views of the city. With indoor and outdoor spaces, a private dining area and expansive food and beverage options, it's got something for everyone. 

Jackie O's

171 N. 4th St.

The Columbus outpost of this Athens-area staple just opened an enormous multi-level patio that will include a rooftop space featuring prominent green designs and a vast array of seating options, making it the perfect spot to lounge. 


Brass Eye

77 Belle St.

The view from Brass Eye Rooftop at The Junto

Feast your eyes on unparalleled views of the Columbus skyline at Brass Eye, the rooftop bar on top of the Junto Hotel. 


BrewDog Franklinton

463 W. Town St.

Exterior of BrewDog Franklinton

Elevate your next BrewDog experience by checking out the rooftop of their Franklinton location.

German Village

Antiques on High

714 S. High St.

A beer flight and cocktail on the rooftop of Antiques on High

This sister brewery to Seventh Son serves as the sour beer production space and offers a cozy rooftop setting. 



6540 Riverside Dr.

Sunset view from VASO

The rooftop lounge in the AC by Marriott Columbus Dublin offers panoramic views of Dublin, a lively and walkable Columbus suburb. In the summer, enjoy cabanas and and in the winter, grab a rooftop igloo for your evening outing (make sure to reserve before heading up!).


RH Rooftop

4120 Worth Ave.

Rooftop Restaurant at Easton's RH Gallery

The rooftop restaurant above the state's only RH Gallery offers an ingredient-driven menu and curated beverage options in a comfortable, upscale space.