Discover 12 of the Best Rooftops in Mexico City

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Welcome to Mexico City’s vibrant Nightlife

Mexico City is a lively and dynamic city with a unique and diverse nightlife scene, arguably among the best in the world. As Mexico’s capital, it has become an international hub for food experiences, featuring some of the world’s best bars and an incredibly diverse nightlife. One of the most popular ways to experience this vibrant nightlife is by visiting some of the best rooftops in Mexico City, which offer breathtaking views of the city skyline and an unforgettable atmosphere, embodying the unique vibe of Mexico City’s nightlife.

In this article, I will guide you through the best rooftop bars in Mexico City, catering to various tastes and budgets. Whether you prefer chic and sophisticated venues with top-notch signature cocktails or more relaxed spots with great vibes and stunning views, you will find plenty of options to choose from.

When selecting a rooftop bar, it all depends on your taste and the particular mood you’re seeking. For instance, some of these bars are ideal for an intimate first date, while others are perfect for hanging out and partying with friends.

1.-Cityzen Rooftop at the Sofitel Hotel

Photo by Sofitel Hotel

Perched atop the stunning Sofitel Mexico City Reforma, Cityzen Rooftop Bar is a unique and exclusive venue that promises an unforgettable experience.With its stylish indoor lounge featuring panoramic windows and outdoor terrace providing sweeping views of Paseo de la Reforma and the Angel of Independence, the ambiance of Cityzen is truly remarkable. The trendy and sophisticated atmosphere is enhanced by the impressive food menu, which offers an enticing combination of luscious French and Mexican cuisine, both as mains and shareable dishes.

Cityzen Rooftop  is renowned for its classic and innovative signature cocktails under the lead of Head Bartender Chuy Duarte. Each drink is expertly crafted using only the finest , resulting in a truly exquisite and unforgettable drinking experience like one of my Favorite Drinks in Mexico City is offered here: the Famous French Toast Carajillo. Just Keep in Mind that prices tend to be high since it’s located in a luxury hotel.

Whether you’re looking for a special occasion or a casual night out, the Cityzen rooftop is open daily for lunch, dinner and drinks, as well as a weekend breakfast with views.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 1pm to 2 am. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2am

Price Range: 300 to 600 MXN

Location: Paseo de la Reforma 

2.-Bar Carlotta inside the Ritz Carlton

Photo by The Ritz Carlton Mexico City

Bar Carlotta, located on the 38th floor of the Ritz Carlton in Mexico City, offers the most spectacular view in all of Mexico City. From here, guests can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Paseo de la Reforma and the Castillo de Chapultepec. The experience is truly unparalleled and makes for an unforgettable evening.

One of the must-try drinks at Bar Carlotta is their signature cocktail, The Margarita al Pastor. This unique drink is made with Tequila, Cilantro, Spicy Pepper Liquor, and Cilantro. The combination of flavors is truly divine and perfectly complements the luxurious atmosphere of the bar.

Bar Carlotta shares the space with the restaurant called Samos, which is also located on the 38th floor of the Ritz Carlton. The bar’s original name was Samos, but they changed it to Carlotta to give it a unique identity and differentiate it from the restaurant.

While the prices at Bar Carlotta are a bit pricey, with cocktails costing around 350 MXN pesos (20 USD), the experience is worth every penny. The luxurious vibe of the bar, combined with the stunning views and exceptional service, make for an unforgettable evening that you won’t soon forget.

Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 12 am. Friday and Saturday 12pm to 1am

Price Range: 350- 700 MXN per person

Location: Paseo de la Reforma

3.-Toledo Rooftop: The party Rooftop at Night

Toledo Rooftop

If you’re looking for an exciting night out with friends in Mexico City,Toledo Rooftop is  a great option in Mexico City. This trendy bar and restaurant is situated at the top of a regular housing apartment, but don’t let that fool you – once you step onto the rooftop, you’ll feel like you’re in a completely different world.

During the day, Toledo Rooftop operates as a regular restaurant, serving up delicious Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. But when the sun sets, the rooftop transforms into a vibrant rooftop bar with nightclub vibes. The DJ starts playing some good  electronic music, the lights start flashing, and the party gets started.

But the real highlight of Toledo Rooftop is the breathtaking view of the skyscrapers along Paseo de la Reforma. It’s the perfect backdrop for your night of dancing and mingling. You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world as you soak in the stunning views of the city and let loose on the dance floor.If you’re planning on checking out Toledo Rooftop, be sure to make a reservation in advance and dress fancy. This place fills up fast, and you don’t want to miss out on the party. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a fun night out, Toledo Rooftop is the perfect destination for anyone seeking an unforgettable experience in Mexico City.

Opening Hours: Sunday to Monday 1pm to 12AM   Thursday to Friday 1pm to 2AM

Price Range: 300 to 800 MXN  Location: Juarez Neighborhood

4.-Supra Rooftop: The Sensory Rooftop Experience in Roma, Mexico City

Photo by Supra Rooftop

Located in the heart of Roma Norte, Alvaro Obregon Avenue is known for its vibrant nightlife and famous bars including some of the best in the world. Among them, Supra, a cultural and elevated destination designed to be a sensory experience through music, consciousness, art, gastronomy, and mixology.

Supra is the latest venture from the same owners of Toledo Rooftop in Juarez. This unique rooftop bar is floating 14 floors above the city, mixing earthy tones, comfortable lounge areas, dining tables, and lush greenery, all surrounded by breathtaking 360º views over Mexico City.

During the day, Supra is open for lunch and dinner, serving a rich and diverse menu filled with Mexican Cuisine Dishes. At night, just like Toledo Rooftop, Supra transforms into a nightclub vibe place, where you can dance the night away with amazing music and creative cocktails.

Supra’s mixology menu offers a variety of original cocktails like the famous Jamaica Mezcal (Hibiscus, Lime Juice, Agave and Mezcal) and other  classic cocktails from around the world. 

Supra is not just about food and drinks, it’s also a cultural and sensory experience and a great Social Gathering from locals and people visiting Mexico City. This bar features art pieces from local and international artists, carefully curated to enhance this upscale atmosphere. During the weekends, this bar hosts very famous international parties with renowned Guest DJs, just keep in mind that there might be a special cover Fee since this is considered a Special Event.

Opening Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 1pm to 12am. Thursday to Saturday 11am to 1 am

Price Range: 300-600 MXN pesos

Location: Roma Norte

5.- Terraza Círculo Mexicano: The New Rooftop in Town 

Photo by Círculo Mexicano

If you are looking for a rooftop Bar to hangout with friends in the Afternoon in Mexico City, then you must check out La Terraza, a stunning rooftop venue that is an icon of Grupo Habita, a leading hotel and terrace company in Mexico. Located in the heart of the city’s Centro district, La Terraza boasts breathtaking views of the Catedral Metropolitana, Palacio Nacional, Templo Mayor, and Torre Latinoamericana, making it one of the most attractive meeting places in the city.

La Terraza features a pool and a restaurant called “Comedor Círculo Mexicano,” where visitors can enjoy fantastic cocktails, organic wines, traditional mezcal, and fresh fruit flavored waters while savoring snacks cooked on the Mexican Comal. 

At La Terraza, visitors can experience the unique hospitality and design characteristics of Grupo Habita while immersing themselves in authentic contemporary Mexican culture. Círculo Mexicano also offers a collection of recognized voices in gastronomy, fashion, and design throughout the venue to enhance the visitor’s experience.

In addition to its stunning views and excellent facilities, La Terraza is located near some of Mexico City’s most significant historical and cultural landmarks. After the Rooftop Bar visit Guests have popular attractions within walking distance like the pre-Hispanic ruins of El Templo Mayor, the Palacio Nacional, and the oldest Cathedral in America.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 12pm – 12 AM

Price Range: 250-500 MXN 

Location: Centro Histórico

6.- Madre Rooftop

Welcome to Madre Roof, the new trendy spot for high cuisine and mixology in the heart of La Roma neighborhood! Machu y Bros, the same geniuses behind the iconic Madre Café in La Condesa, now present Madre Roof, located on the top floor of an old 1920s house that holds a lot of history. You can’t miss the three palm trees at the entrance, which were planted when the first family arrived 100 years ago and represent each of the family’s daughters.

At Madre Roof, mixology is just as important as the cuisine offered by the classic Madre Café. They make sure to offer unique and innovative cocktails, such as the Kikiriskiaga, a blend of Appleton, Campari, peach juice, orange twist, basil, and lavender syrup; or the ALV (Algo lindo vendrá), which not only looks beautiful but also has a delicious taste of pineapple concentrate and bergamot mixed with Malfy Pink gin. And to add the final special touch, drinks are served in picturesque glasses shaped like different marine motifs.

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a delightful evening with great food and drinks, Madre Roof is the perfect spot for you. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the magic of this historical house and the unique atmosphere that Madre Roof has to offer.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 2pm to 1:30 am

Price Range: 300-800 MXN pesos

Location: Roma Norte

7.- Balmori Roof Bar

Best Rooftops in Mexico City

Photo by Balmori Roma

Balmori is a unique rooftop bar based on the idea of metropolitan cities like New York or Singapore, where rooftops are utilized as an escape from the reality and problems of a big city such as traffic, noise, and heat. 

Balmori presents itself as an oasis amidst the chaos of this enormous city, decorated with plants, trees, and even stars on its roof. To complete this experience, the best DJs and Guest Bartending mixologists during the weekends are there to make every afternoon and evening unforgettable.

The design of Balmori was a challenge, being a rooftop bar, it is exposed to the weather complications, which is why a retractable roof was designed. Depending on the weather, the roof can be opened or closed to ensure a comfortable experience.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 2pm to 2am

Price Range: 500-800 MXN pesos

Location: Roma Norte

8. Downtown Mexico Rooftop Bar

Best Rooftops in Mexico City

Photo by Grupo Habita

Discover the breathtaking views of Mexico City’s historic center from the stunning rooftop bar of La Gran Terraza at Downtown. Marvel at the majestic churches, the iconic Torre Latinoamericana, and the captivating facade of the Casino Español, among other architectural gems. This rooftop oasis is the ultimate venue for hosting special events and unwinding with a refreshing drink. Situated atop the luxurious boutique Downtown Hotel, this rooftop terrace serves as a haven for hotel guests, offering a poolside retreat, as well as a trendy bar open to all. Immerse yourself in the modern and vibrant ambiance while savoring a wide array of handcrafted cocktails and indulging in delicious Mexican delicacies carefully curated for your enjoyment

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 2pm to 12am

Price Range: 300-500 MXN pesos per person

Location: Centro Histórico Mexico City

9. Terraza Catedral

Best Rooftops in Mexico city

Photo by Mundo Jove Hostels

Delightfully perched atop the Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, in the heart of the historic center, Terraza Catedral provides a charming and relaxing rooftop experience. Its spacious and playful decor sets the perfect ambiance, complemented by a menu offering Mexican bites, juicy burgers, and expertly crafted signature cocktails.

Despite being part of a hostel, this hidden gem offers an unforgettable experience. Situated just steps away from the awe-inspiring Metropolitan Cathedral, the largest and oldest cathedral in Latin America, the bar treats you to stunning panoramic views that will take your breath away. However, Terraza Catedral is not just about the scenery; it’s a vibrant hub of entertainment. Talented DJs effortlessly transition between US hip-hop, Latin rock, and European dance tunes. Be sure to plan ahead, as some events require advance tickets and tend to sell out quickly. 

10. Terraza Cha Cha Cha in Monumento a la Revolución

Terraza Cha Cha Chá offers a refreshingly unique concept for a rooftop bar, catering to the ever-popular crowd of young adults seeking a cool and vibrant ambiance with a Spectacular view of The Monumento a la Revolución. This trendy establishment not only boasts unbeatable city views, but also exudes an air of elegance and chic sophistication. The bar serves an array of expertly crafted cocktails and an extensive selection of Mexican beers. Operating from early afternoon until the late hours of the night, Terraza Cha Cha Chá is the perfect destination for a leisurely and indulgent lunch, as well as an exciting gathering spot for the lively night owls in the vibrant atmosphere that truly comes alive after dark. With its captivating allure, this establishment checks all the boxes for a memorable and unforgettable experience.

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday from 1pm to 12am Sunday 1pm to 7pm

Price Range: 300-800 MXN pesos

Location: Monumento a la Revolución

11) Altanera Rooftop

Craving a taste of modern Mexico? Look no further than Altanera Roma. This trendy restaurant isn’t just about delicious food; it’s also become a go-to spot for those seeking handcrafted cocktails. Chef Lula Martín del Campo’s menu showcases contemporary Mexican cuisine, featuring fresh seafood alongside familiar flavors. Reviews laud the delectable dishes, attentive service, and stylish ambience.

But Altanera Roma isn’t just about the food. Their impressive selection of signature drinks has earned them a reputation as a bar as well. So whether you’re looking for a unique culinary experience or a night out with expertly crafted cocktails, Altanera Roma delivers. Weekend live music adds to the inviting atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for a memorable evening. Just keep in mind that while they boast a terrace with a view, calling ahead to confirm details about outdoor seating is recommended, especially if a rooftop experience is what you have your heart set on.

Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday 1pm to 10pm, Thursday-Friday 1pm to 12 AM, Saturday 8AM to 12AM

Price Range: For cocktail 300-350MXN per cocktail

Location: Roma Norte

12) Malaquita Rooftop

Best Rooftops in Mexico City

Malaquita Rooftop, perched atop Hotel City Centro, boasts breathtaking views of Mexico City’s historic heart. Since 2017, it’s attracted crowds with its energetic mix of cutting-edge club music, performance art, and a welcoming LGBTQ+ atmosphere. The rooftop’s minimalist design centers around a unique marble pool and a concrete platform. Its name references a mineral found beneath a nearby Aztec temple. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 4 pm, Malaquita offers refreshing cocktails with a seasonal menu alongside snacks. They also transform into an event space for weddings, birthdays, and corporate gatherings.

Location: Centro Historico Mexico City

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday : 2pm to 11pm

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Final Thoughts of the Best Rooftop Bars in Mexico City:

During your visit to Mexico City, we invite you to Enjoy this list of extraordinary Rooftop Bar options featured in this post. Most of the mentioned Rooftop Bars are nestled in the safe and bustling districts of Paseo de la Reforma, Roma, or Condesa, where the city’s popular bars and restaurants are located. As a result, these establishments tend to be pricier compared to regular bars in Mexico City.

Following your visit to these Rooftop Bars, we highly recommend exploring some of the best bars in North America and the world, located right here in Mexico City. Recently announced winners of the prestigious 2024 Best bars in North America awards include some remarkable new bars in Roma, such as Rayo Cocktail Bar, which is one of my personal favorites and is now the 5th Best Bar in North America and a new hot spot. Be sure to include it in your bar hopping itinerary to elevate your experience in Mexico City.

Recommended Tours in Mexico City

Here are also some of my Top Picks of Things to do in Mexico City and also some of the most popular Tours when visiting Town. From Hot Air Balloon to the Famous Boat Rides in Xochimilco, these activities will be fun to do while in Mexico City and you can book with the most reliable Tour Booking Platform which is Viator for you to feel safe while enjoying these experiences.

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