Best rooftop bars in Austin, TX near our Riverside apartments

There’s something about sipping a cocktail and eating delicious food at a rooftop bar overlooking the city that just feels so right. When you live at our East Riverside apartments, not only are our floor plans luxurious but the property is located near some of the coolest, swankiest rooftop bars in the city. Here are some of the best rooftop bars located near Edison Riverside.


La Piscina

You’ll only need to drive three miles from our southeast Austin apartments to reach La Piscina. Located on the fifth floor of the Austin Proper Hotel, this poolside restaurant and bar overlooks Austin and serves mouthwatering frozen margaritas, native Mexican spirits, a variety of tequila and mezcal, and yummy snacks as well. Reserve your table, view the menus, and more on the La Piscina website.


Group Therapy

Head over to the rooftop at Hotel Zaza to get relaxed at Group Therapy. With two distinctive lounges and two full-service restaurants, this chic rooftop location is ideal for a night out with friends or that special someone. Or, if you prefer some daytime libations, why not have a casual day at the pool bar? Make reservations and view menus on the Group Therapy website.


Maggie Mae’s

Open since 1978, the iconic Maggie Mae’s is located just over ten minutes from our Riverside apartments in Austin. Although the establishment offers multiple floors of fun, the courtyard and rooftop are where you want to be on those warm summer days and nights. With ample seating and exposed brick walls, you’ll love the vibe at this laid-back Austin staple. Learn more about Maggie Mae’s on the website.


Upstairs at Caroline

Known as hosting the “premier urban backyard party,” Upstairs at Caroline is your new favorite rooftop spot. With cocktails flowing and outdoor games aplenty, you and your crew will have a blast hanging out on a Saturday afternoon. Sip on a draft cocktail while playing giant Jenga, corn hole, or foosball. Check out the menus and reserve a table on the Upstairs at Caroline website.


77 Degrees

For a 21+ establishment that is sure to impress, head over to 77 Degrees. According to their website, their “3-story rooftop patio bar takes drinking in Austin to a perfect 77°, the optimal cocktailing temperature. We’ve got a palette-pleasing assortment of finger foods, and some mind-altering hookah flavors as well. Stop by and enjoy our open-air patio, beautiful cocktails, and unique tapas dishes.” View the menus and cocktail list on the 77 Degrees website.


Rules & Regs

Located on the 7th floor of the Fairmont hotel, Rules & Regs is less than three miles from our east Riverside apartments. Overlook Austin’s stunning cityscape while enjoying fresh Latin flavors with a taste of the tropics. Live out the dream by sipping on a craft cocktail like an Acapulco Breeze or Island Hopper while smoking a cigar. View all the menus, make reservations, and more on the Rules & Regs website.


El Alma

Mexican drinks and cuisine with a view? Yes, please! Head to El Alma where you and your favorite people can have mimosas and mangoritas at brunch or sangria and martinis at dinner. No matter when you show up, you’ll find something incredible to drink or eat. The menu is seriously impressive and so are the views. Reserve your table and pick your favorite drink on the menu via the El Alma website.


Wilder Wood Restaurant & Bar

A quick ten-minute drive from our southeast Austin apartments and you’ll find yourself at yet another great rooftop option of Wilder Wood Restaurant & Bar. Guests will find creative craft cocktails and an impressive assortment of beer – the perfect pairings to enjoy while taking in the vistas. Make reservations and view menus on the Wilder Wood website.


Summit Rooftop Lounge

Known as one of Austin’s largest and most prominent rooftop bars, the Summit Rooftop Lounge is where you want to go when you want to party. With a unique interior design and incredible sound system, you and your friends can dance the night away to famous acts and DJs with the Austin skyline as your backdrop. See who’s coming next on the Summit Rooftop Lounge website.


When the sun is shining and the nights are warm, get yourself to one of these awesome rooftop bars nearby. Stop by Edison Riverside today and see why you’ll love to call it “home.”

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