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Rooftop Bars

CityGuide - 5 rooftop bar detours on your moonlight bike ride - From Grant Park to Downtown, check out these skyline views of beautiful people and beautiful places

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Photo credit: Starlyss McSlade @ ToriStar Media/Courtesy Glenn Hotel
SkyLounge at the Glenn Hotel downtown

Looking for the best rooftop bars in Atlanta? Let us suggest a fun way to enjoy the ATL skyline...

Atlanta at night is a cyclist’s paradise in the summer. Temperatures drop, the streets empty, and you’re bathed by streets lamps and moonlight. Bonus fact: Cycling immediately makes you and your pals total babes. Immediately. Totally. Thankfully, on adventurous nighttime rides Atlanta has no shortage of places to pause and take in beautiful views with beautiful people. The dance and movie nights at Eyedrum and late-night drinks or dips at rooftop bars are all options. From free to cheap to fancy, ditch your four wheels for two and feel the wind in your face from place to place.

Seafood

The paneled Southern seafood shack decor works (think wooden booths, long tables, a horseshoe bar). And so does the food. Shrimp, crab cakes, oysters, crab legs, clams, scallops, mussels, catfish and po'boys are all fresh and tasty. All in all, Six Feet Under fills the gap of the disappearing inexpe... | more...

Bar or Pub

A neighborhood bar that stands near the intersection of Moreland and Euclid avenues. Cheap drinks flow and great punk rock DJs spin records throughout the night. The rooftop offers one of the best views of Little Five Points in the city. | more...

Night Club

Sitting in a cushy chair atop downtown's trendiest boutique hotel on a clear, warm night, it's easy to pretend you're in South Beach. On a clear night, you'll get beautiful panoramic views from the SkyLounge. | more...

Hotel

It's pricey to park here, so ride your bike or take MARTA. But the views are incredible from the all-weather rooftop pool and patio. Rounded out by good, baller-priced drinks and late-night EDM DJ sets, this a destination for the intrepid nightlife dweller. And it's got a helicopter port if that's h... | more...

Art Gallery

UPDATE: The location is Permanently Closed; the Eyedrum organization is still active. - Since its inception in 1998, Eyedrum has been a diverse venue for creative arts and music programming. For years it was ground zero for Atlanta's underground and avant-garde art and music scenes. | more...