Boulder's Best Patios & Rooftops: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Drinking

Top 5 Patio Bars in Boulder

Boulder Patio Bars

It’s officially summertime in Boulder! And nothing says Summer quite like a refreshing drink on a rooftop or patio. With over 300 days of sunshine in Colorado, it’s no wonder Boulder is bustling with pimped-out patios and rambunctious rooftops to choose from. So how do you sort through the chaos and choose the best outdoor drinking destination? Luckily, our team of dedicated drinking experts (with a thirst for knowledge, and a knowledge for thirst) have scoured the city and selected the Top 5 Patios in Boulder.

Boulder’s 5 Best Patio Bars


2-for-1 Drink Specials:
10oz Stem Ciders


The Rayback Collective
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Avery Drafts or House Wines by the glass


River and Woods
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Select Draft Beers, Select Tap Cocktails, or Select Wines by the Glass


2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Sake Punch Cocktails


Sanitas Brewing Company
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Select Drafts

Visit one of the Top 5 patio/rooftop bars today and let us know your thoughts! Are there any other patios in Boulder that should be on the list? Shoot us an email and let us know:

Clarke Watson