Best Patios & Rooftops in the Rockies: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Drinking

Top 5 Patio Bars in the Rockies

Mountain Patio Bars

It’s officially summertime in the Rocky Mountains! 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 the state 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 hills and selected the Top 5 Patios in the Rockies.

The 5 Best Patio Bars in Colorado Mountain Towns:


Elevation Beer Co.
2-for-1 Drink Specials:


Nomad Taqueria + Beer Garden
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Drafts or House Margaritas


2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Handcrafted Cocktails


Deno's Mountain Bistro
2-for-1 Drink Specials:


The Jailhouse Bar

2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Drafts up to $7.50

View our interactive map to plan your route and soak in those rooftop rays!

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

Clarke Watson