Denver’s Best Patios & Rooftops: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Drinking

Top 5 Patio Bars in Denver

Denver Patio Bars

It’s officially summertime in the Mile High City! And nothing says Summer quite like a refreshing drink on a rooftop or patio. With over 300 days of sunshine in Denver, it’s no wonder the city 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 Denver.

Denver’s 5 Best Patio Bars


Ace Eat Serve

2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Drafts, Rotating Slushies, or Tanuki Sakes


Banded Oak Brewing Company
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Draft Beers


Improper City
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Draft Beers, Draft Cocktails, or Wines by the Glass


The Woods (at the Source Hotel)

2-for-1 Drink Specials:
New Belgium drafts (brewed downstairs)



2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Sandia Tajin Margaritas

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

Clarke Watson