April 14, 2022

The Best Rooftop Bars in Cincinnati as Ranked by CityBeat Readers

CityBeat has been in the business of curating the Best Of Cincinnati® for more than 25 years, highlighting the city’s most outstanding selections in Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music & Nightlife, City Life and Sports & Recreation. Each year, readers and staff select their favorites in each category. Here are the winners of the Best Rooftop Bars from the 2022 Best Of Cincinnati® readers poll for some warm weather drinking inspiration. 
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No. 1 Best Rooftop Bar: Rhinegeist
1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine

No. 1 Best Rooftop Bar: Rhinegeist

1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
No. 2 Best Rooftop Bar: Braxton Brewing Company
27 W. 7th St., Covington
No. 3 Best Rooftop Bar: 21c Cocktail Terrace
609 Walnut St., Downtown
Photo: Jillian Tellep
No. 4 Best Rooftop Bar: Top of the Park
506 E 4th St., Downtown
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
No. 5 Best Rooftop Bar: City View Tavern
403 Oregon St., Mt. Adams
Photo: Holden Mathis
No. 6 Best Rooftop Bar: The View at Shires’ Garden 
309 Vine St., Downtown
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
No. 7 Best Rooftop Bar: AC Upper Deck 
135 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

No. 7 Best Rooftop Bar: AC Upper Deck

135 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown
No. 8 Best Rooftop Bar: Pins Mechanical Company 
1124 Main St., Over-the-Rhine
No. 9 Best Rooftop Bar: Bishop’s Quarter 
212 W Loveland Ave., Loveland
No. 10 Best Rooftop Bar: The Blind Pig 
24 W Third St., Downtown
Photo: Kellie Coleman