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The Rooftop, The Standard Downtown LA, 550 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles 90071. +1 213 892 8080. The Rooftop features a heated swimming pool, red AstroTurf deck, dance floor, nightly DJs, bar, outdoor fireplace, waterbed pods, sculptured topiary and a Biergarten.  Every day from 12 noon until 2am. email . MAP

LA Prime

LA Prime, Revolving Rooftop Restaurant, 35th floor, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles (Downtown), CA 90071. +1 213 624 1000. A revolving lounge, full (but not packed) with locals and tourists eager to catch a glimpse of downtown L.A. in 360-degree splendor. Enjoy a panoramic views of the city from the 34th floor at BonaVista Lounge, a revolving cocktail lounge. Daily 4pm-1am. Sunday till 12 midnight. Starwood email . MAP

Bona Vista Lounge, 34th floor, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa Street., Los Angeles (Downtown), CA 90071. +1 213 624 1000 Revolving Cocktail Lounge.

The Rooftop Terrace, The Jonathan Club, 545 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. +1 213 624 0881. Private Club. The terrace, where the hum of the busy city fades into the background, offers a respite after a long day. The glow of the night skyline foreshadows the balmy and eclectic California evenings to come. MAP

Hilton Checkers Rooftop Bar and Restaurant LA

Hilton Checkers Lounge

Checkers Lounge Patio, Hilton Checkers Los Angeles, 535 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90071. +1 213 624 0000.email . MAP

Icon Rooftop Ultra Lounge,1248 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. +1 213 867 6000. An exquisite rooftop lounge with spectacular views of downtown. MAP

Pangea Garden Rooftop Bar LA

Rooftop Garden, Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown, 120 South Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. +1 213 629 1200. Outdoor rooftop garden for weddings, etc.. email . MAP


WP24 Restaurant & Lounge, 24th floor, The Ritz Carlton, 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. +1 213 743 8800. Lounge Sun to Thurs 5pm-10pm. Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm. Dining Room Mon to Thurs 5.30pm-10pm. Fri & Sat 5.30pm–10pm. Closed Sun. Magnificent city skyline view. Wolfgang Puck Chinese. MAP

Ion Rooftop Pool Bar, 4th Floor, The Ritz Carlton, 900 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. +1 213 743 8800 10am-Dusk daily. Views to the skyline and the stars. Offering small plates, cocktails and other refreshments. MAP


Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, Suite 2100, 21st Floor, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90017. +1 213 216 9600. One of the best views of L.A. is at Takami Restaurant and Elevate Lounge. MAP

Elevate Lounge, 21st floor, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90017. +1 213 623 7100. Fri & Sat from 10pm. MAP

The Perch Rooftop, 15th floor, 448 South Hill Street (W. 4th and W. 5th Sts.), Los Angeles, CA 90031. +1 213 802 1770. Transit: Pershing Sq. Rooftop bistro on the top two floors of the Pershing Square Building. email . MAP

Rush Street, 2nd floor, 9546 Washington Blvd (Irving Pl.), Culver City, CA 90232. +1 310 837 9546 Bar, Lounge and Patio Deck. MAP

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Café Santorini

Café Santorini, 64 W. Union St (bet. De Lacey & Fair Oaks Aves), Pasadena, CA 91103. +1 626 564 4200 Rooftop dining terrace. MAP

Deck 33 Bar Restaurant, Custom Hotel, 8639 Lincoln Boulevard, Westchester, Los Angeles, CA 90045. +1 949 494 6700.

West Holywood / Hollywood

Gordon Ramsay's London Rooftop

Gordon Ramsay's Rooftop Dining, 10th floor, The London West Holywood, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd (Sunset Boulevard), West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 432 9200. +1 866 282 4560. This stunning bar located on the 10th floor of West Hollywood's ultra-luxe London Hotel is considered to be the ultimate oasis. Rooftop dining is open all day to both hotel guests and outside visitors. Reservations are required for outside visitors. facebook . MAP

Rooftop at the Soho House Club West Holywood, 9200 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 432 9200. Covered with a retractable roof to accommodate dining in all weathers. The Roof Garden is open until 12 Midnight Mon to Sat and until 11pm on Sundays. Private members' club. MAP

The Skydeck

The Skydeck, Le Parc Suite Hotel, 733 North West Knoll Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 855 8888. Alfresco dining with dramatic city views from the rooftop terrace. email . MAP

Le Montrose Roof Terrace

Roof Terrace, Le Montrose Suite Hotel, 900 Hammond Street, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 855 1115. Hotel guests only. MAP

Rooftop at the Chamberlain, 1000 Westmount Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 657 7400. Hotel guests only. MAP

The Sundeck, Andaz West Hollywood, 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 323 656 1234. Hotel guests only. MAP

Skybar, Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 323 848 6025. Boasting some of the finest views of Los Angeles is Skybar, an open air, ivy-covered pavilion perched above the pool and Outdoor Living Room. Guest list only 8pm-2am. Daily. MAP

Petit Ermitage Private Rooftop, 8822 Cynthia Street, West Hollywood, CA 90069. +1 310 854 1114. (Formerly Hotel le Petit). Possessing a stunning 360 degree view of Los Angeles. With its native gardens, saltwater pool, indoor and outdoor lounges, and the dazzling Butterfly Bar the Petit Ermitage Private Rooftop is a spectacular spot to throw a gala or sit quietly reading a book. MAP

Yamashiro Restaurant, 1999 N. Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068. +1 323 466 5125. Duplicate of an original Chinese palace. email . MAP

Hollywood Bowl Rooftop Grill, 2301 N Highland Ave (Cahuenga Blvd), Los Angeles, CA 90068. +1 323 850 1885. Featuring a spectacular view of the Hollywood Hills, Rooftop Grill offers full sit-down service for pre-concert dining. MAP

Drai's Balcony

Drai's Holywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd (Vine St), Hollywood, CA 90028. +1 323 798 1300. You must be on their guest list. video . facebook . MAP

Horizons Lounge, 19th floor, Hilton Los Angeles North, 100 West Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202. +1 818 956 5466. Marvel at the views of the Verdugo Mountains. Mon to Sat 5pm-11pm. Sunday Closed. MAP

Beverly Hills / Brentwood

ABH Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, The Thomson Beverly Hills, 9360 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. +1 310 273 1400. Sun to Thurs 11am-12am. Fri & Sat 10am-1am. MAP

Barney Greengrass, 9570 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA. +1 310 777 5877. Located on the noted store's top level. Open for lunch only. 7 days. MAP

The Roof Garden Restaurant, Pool and Bar, 5th floor, The Peninsula Hotel, 9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. +1 310 975 2855. Daily 7am-9pm.  MAP

The Rooftop Grill, Montage Beverly Hills, 225 Nth Cannon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. +1 310 860 7990. Pool setting bar and grill. Breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills. Breakfast Mon to Sat 7am to 11am. Lunch Mon to Sat 11am to 3pm. Brunch Sun 7am to 3pm. Dinner Sun 6pm-9pm. Sunset Menu Daily 3pm-6pm. Bar Daily 11am-7pm. MAP


Pool Terrace at L'Ermitage, 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. +1 310 278 3344. Guests only (Reservations and advance notice required for private meal or business lunch). MAP


Altitude Pool Deck, 6th floor, SLS Hotel, 465 S. La Cienega Boulevard, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA 90048. +1 310 246 5555. Weekend beverage hours are 2pm-6pm. Surrounded by spectacular views spanning downtown Los Angeles, the ocean and the Hollywood sign, the rooftop, jewel-like Altitude Pool deck offers a seductive environment of glamour and comfort. Light Fare. Cabanas. Seasonal. Starwood. MAP


WEST Restaurant and Lounge, 17th Floor, Hotel Angeleno, 170 N. Church Lane, Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA 90049. +1 310 476 6411. +1 310 481 7878. Every table offers stunning 200 degree views of the Los Angeles cityscape, from the downtown skyline to the beaches of Santa Monica. Located at the crossroads of the 405 Freeway and the famous Sunset Boulevard. Daily 6.30am-10.30am. 11am-2pm (Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm). Dinner Mon to Thurs 6pm-10pm. Fri & Sat 6pm-11pm. Sun 6pm-9pm. Lounge Thurs to Sat 4pm-11pm. Sun to Wed 4pm-10pm. Happy Hour 4pm-7pm. email . MAP

Santa Monica / Venice Beach

The Penthouse Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge, 18th floor, Huntley's Hotel, 1111 2nd St (California Boulevard), Santa Monica, CA 90403. +1 310 393 8080. Above the California shore. Shoos designed the Huntley's Penthouse. Daily Breakfast 7am-11am. Lunch 11am-3pm. Dinner Mon to Fri 6pm-11pm. Sat & Sun 6pm- 2am. Sunday Brunch 11am-2.30pm. Happy Hour Mon to Fri 4pm-7pm. MAP

Suite 700, Shangri-La-Hotel, 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401. +1 310 394 2791. Overlooks the Ocean and Palisades Park. Sylish rooftop meeting room and outdoor terrace showcase commanding Pacific Ocean views. facebook . MAP

Restaurants at Santa Monica Place, 3rd floor, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Six new rooftop restaurants and bars take full advantage of the view. MAP


Zengo Rooftop Terrace Lounge, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401. +1 310 899 1000. MAP

High Rooftop Lounge

High Rooftop Lounge, Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice Beach, CA 90291. +1 800 786 7789. +1 310 452 1111. Perched atop the Hotel Erwin and on a good day you can see up to Malibu, down to Manhattan Beach and out to Hollywood. Mon to Thurs 4pm-11pm. Fri 4pm-12 midnight. Sat 11am-12 midnight. Sun 11am-11pm. High Rooftop Lounge hours are subject to change. MAP

North of LA

Topa Tower Club Restaurant, Topa Tower Club, 300 East Esplanade Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036. +1 805 983 7777. The light-infused dining room is situated atop the Morgan Stanley Tower in Oxnard, Ventura, California and offers panoramic views of the Southern California Coast and the Santa Monica Mountains. Private member dinner club. MAP

Watermark Restaurant and W20 Lounge, Level 3, 598 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001. +1 805 643 6800. email

LA Canary Hotel Rooftop Bars

Canary Hotel Rooftop

Rooftop Pool and Perch, Canary Hotel, 31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. +1 877 468 3515. 360-degree views of the vast ocean, nearby Channel Islands, and the Santa Ynez mountains. MAP

Steamers of Pismo, 1601 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. +1 805 773 4711. Lunch daily 11.30am-3pm. Dinner Mon to Thurs 4.30pm-9pm. Fri 4.30pm-10pm. Sat 4pm-10pm. Sun 4pm-9pm. Wonderful beach views. MAP

South of LA

Hermosa Beach

Ocean Bar, 1301 Manhatten Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. +1 310 798 8227 Rooftop deck with fireside seating.

The Sky Room, The Breakers Hotel, 40 S. Locust Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802. +1 562 983 2703. Look at Long Beach Harbor or the city at night since the rooftop restaurant provides a 360-degree eyeful. Open-air rooftop bar. MAP

Panorama Grill, Holiday Inn Long Beach, 2640 North Lakewood Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90815. +1 562 597 4401. Wonderful view. 6am-11am. 11am-2pm. 5.30pm-9.30pm. MAP

Hyatt's Rooftop 360°, Pike Long Beach Hotel, 285 Bay Street, Long Beach, CA 90802. +1 562 432 1234. Rooftop menu Sat & Sun 12 noon–7pm. Seasonal. email . MAP

Observation Bar, The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802. +1 562 435 3511. Enjoy the sunset and panoramic views. Sun to Thurs 11.30am-12 midnight. Fri & Sat 11.30am-2am. MAP

Sir Winston’s Restaurant and Lounge, The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802. Stunning panoramic ocean and city views. MAP

Michael's on Naples Ristorante, 5620 E. Second Street (bet. Ravenna & Tivoli Drs), Long Beach, CA 90803. +1 562 439 7080 MAP

Hawaiian Palapa Bar, Hotel Menage, 1221 S. Harbor Blvd (Ball Rd), Anaheim, CA 92805. +1 714 758 0900 MAP

Orange County

LA Casa Camino Rooftop Bar Lounge

La Casa del Camino Rooftop

Rooftop Lounge and Patio, La Casa Del Camino, 1289 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. +1 949 376 9718. Appetizers and drinks at the roof top bar. Happy Hour: Mon to Fri 3pm-5pm. email . MAP

Bliss Bar roof deck, Nirvana Grille, 303 Broadway Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. +1 949 497 0027. Seasonal from March. MAP

The Deck, Pacific Edge Hotel, 647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. +1 949 494 6700 The Deck is the top open-air, beachside restaurant in Laguna Beach.

Vivo Bar , 4th floor, Dana Point Hilton, 34402 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624. +1 949 661 1100. Spectacular fourth floor outdoor patio lounge with sunset views. Daily 2pm-12 midnight. facebook . twitter . MAP

OverVue Lounge & Deck, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629. +1 949 661 5000 Views of Dana Point Harbor and the Pacific Ocean make this the perfect place to relax after a day of work or play, or a great gathering place prior to a fantastic dinner. email . MAP

180Blu, The Ritz-Carlton, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629. +1 949 240 5020 180Blu is an oceanfront dining lounge featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the blue skies across the horizon. Perched 150-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blu is the perfect place for sundown (or any other hour!). Live music Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. (weather permitting).

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