These San Diego rooftops have the best views in town!
San Diego is famous for its fabulous weather and sunsets! So we couldn’t think of a better spot to snap our latest sunset pic than at one of these fabulous rooftops! From the Gaslamp District to La Jolla, we rounded up our 8 favorite rooftops in San Diego.
1. Cococabana, Oceanside
Enter the lobby of The Brick Hotel Drink and take the elevator to enter a brand new rooftop in Oceanside! This spot has sweeping views of Downtown Oceanside and cozy spots to enjoy a drink. The decor is bohemian yet elevated, perfect for a special outing with friends. One of their signature cocktails includes Havana Good Time or Swedish Bikini Team; these pair perfectly with their Pulpo Frito Ceviche!
Location: 408 Pier View Way Suite 401, Oceanside, CA 92054
2. The Nolen Rooftop Bar, Gaslamp Quarter
The Nolen rooftop bar is a trendy yet relaxed spot in the beautiful Gaslamp Quarter. They serve expertly crafted cocktails like the Nolen Smash made of reposado tequila, ginger liqueur agave syrup, fresh lemon, and basil! They also have delicious food to enjoy in their beautifully designed lounge.
Location: 453 Sixth Ave #7007, San Diego
3. The Rooftop Bar, Oceanside
The Rooftop Bar is a chic and bohemian spot, perfect for your next girls’ night. This spot has impressive Baja-inspired cuisine and refreshing cocktails on top of the Mission Pacific Hotel. This chic spot has an inside lounge and a beautiful outdoor terrace to enjoy San Diego’s breathtaking sunsets!
Location: 201 N Myers St, Oceanside
4. Cannonball, Mission Beach
Cannonball has the largest oceanfront rooftop in town! This fantastic spot has world-class sushi and stunning ocean views! This is one of our go-to spots for sushi. We recommend their Enfuego Roll, which comes with crab, avocado, torched salmon, spicy aioli, eel sauce, and garnished scallion! YUM.
Location: 3105 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego
5. The Rooftop by STK, Gaslamp District
The Skyline views of this Gaslamp spot are simply amazing! This upscale spot is ideal for a special night out, filled with deliciously crafted cocktails and shareable treats. Their DJ keeps the atmosphere fun and festive throughout 4,500 square feet of chic open space!
Location: 600 F St, San Diego
6. Garibaldi, Downtown
If you’re craving a trip to Italy but don’t have the time, this Downtown spot is the next best thing! This spot is located at InterContinental San Diego and has perfect Mediterranean vibes! Their rooftop has a speakeasy style, which we’re sure you’ll love!
Location: 901 Bayfront Ct Suite 1, San Diego
This La Jolla gem is a mainstay of the food scene in San Diego. Their California Modern dinner menu includes mouthwatering gems such as Lobster Raviolis, Chino Corn Soup, and Summer Vegetable Lasagna. You’ll have to try one of their famous cocktails as well, as you take in the sprawling views La Jolla has to offer.
Location: 1250 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
8. SKA Bar, Normal Heights
SKA bar is a relaxed bar, perfect for after-work drinks wif friends, with stunning 360 views of the city! They serve delicous food and drinks that you can enjoy on the ground floor or on their rooftop.
Location: 3250 Adams’s Ave., San Diego
Feature image: Cococabana