The food has to be good, and the atmosphere is definitely important, but sometimes a killer view can make or break your eating experience. We're going to take a look at some cool rooftop restaurants in Central and Southern California that have the most incredible views imaginable! If you're planning a date night these are definitely the places to consider taking that special someone.
Only The Best Rooftop Restaurants
El Techo de Linda
- Fabulous rooftop dining that boasts "Latin American Street Food". A must
for amazing food with an fabulous view!
From El Tech website The Cheesecake Factory
[off of Union Square] - Sure, there are Cheesecake Factory restaurants all over California, but what makes this
one special you may ask? Well the view of course! Enjoy Cheesecake Factory favorites with an incredible rooftop view.
From Mike In Singapore Blog Top of the Mark -
Though on the more expensive side, the view alone may be worth it! The Top of the Mark is a fantastic place to enjoy good food and a stunning rooftop view that will take your breath away.
From Lifesabento.blogspot via GlobalTravel.com Jones -
New. Hip. Manhattan-esque. It's the
place to be in San Francisco.
Flickr- Mark H. Anbinder
High Lounge at Hotel Erwin -
Located in Venice Beach, this rooftop restaurant and lounge has a stunning view that cannot be found anywhere else in Venice.
From highvenice.co Perch
- As their website boasts
, Perch is a "French inspired rooftop bistro". There's no better place to find a birds-eye-view than resting in this perch! Take flight and enjoy this incredible view ;)
From Perch LA The Roof
- The Roof on Wilshire has it all: breakfast, brunch, lunch, a sunset menu, dinner, and desserts. With poolside service and a view like this, what more could you ask for?
From The Roof Elevate Lounge -
Elevate is your perfect night-on-the-town experience with room for dancing, modern music, and an atmosphere that cannot be beat.
- Ok, ok, so this is a bit of a stretch, but it is
an amazing restaurant with an incredible view...of Disneyland! If you're lucky enough to know the right people, you could find yourself enjoying the view onto New Orleans square in the heart of Disneyland.
Flickr-Gregg L Cooper The Deck -
Situated in beautiful Laguna Beach, The Deck offers ocean side dining at its finest.
From Pacific Edge Hotel Nirvana Grille -
Come to eat and relax and peace may follow at the Nirvana Grille with its soothing ocean view and elegant interior.
From Laguna Beach Foodies Vivo Bar -
Enjoy the sunset with a drink in hand seated in one of these plush lounge chairs at the Vivo Bar located on the fourth flour of the Double Tree by Hilton at the Doheny Beach in Dana Point. They offer extend happy hours during the summer!
From Double Tree
RoofTop600 at Andaz -
Cassy and trendy, the RoofTop 600 is the
place to be in San Diego. It may not be easy to get into, but it's worth trying just for the killer view alone!
From Chemistry PR Bertrand at Mister A's -
They claim to be the "Top restaurant in San Diego" and to have the "best dining with a view". With command of the San Diego skyline and an exceptional staff, they may just be right!
From San Diego Essential Guide Cannonball -
Live music, sushi, and an oceanfront view to die for. The Cannonball needs to be next on your list for rooftop restaurants.
From WaveHouse San Diego JSix -
Claiming "Honest Food & Drink" JSix has an honestly amazing view to match. They recently underwent a renovation so make sure to check out their new design with the same classic view.
From Puccini Group
We know this isn't a complete list. Did we miss your favorite rooftop spot? Let us know in the comments below!
Source: Rooftop Restaurants
Cover Photo: Flickr-Prayitnomore