Wellman's Pub and Patio, 597 Market Street, West Des Moine, IA 50309. +1 515 222 1100. In the Village of Ponderosa. The breezy upper deck has its own bar and is THE place to have a few drinks and watch the sun go down. Smoking is allowed. Very popular. Daily 11am-2am. facebook . MAP
Eagle's NestEagle's Nest Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. +1 317 632 1234. Glide slowly around the downtown skyline while treating yourself to an outstanding dining experience in this Revolving Restaurant. Reservations: +1 317 616 6170. MAP
The Shelbi Street Rooftop Garden, 1105 Prospect St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46203. +1 317 687 4857. The Rooftop is not open for lunch, and the dinner service is provided from the shelBi street caFe & Bistro menu. The Rooftop Garden dinner service is seasonal, beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, opening Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 6pm, weather permitting. Must be 21 years plus. MAP
RIVUE Revolving Restaurant
RIVUE Restaurant and Lounge, Galt House, 140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY 40202. 800-The-Galt, +1 843 4258 or +1 502 589 5200. This rooftop revolving restaurant features expansive views of downtown & the waterfront. MAP
Al J's at the Conservatory, 3rd floor, Galt House, 140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY 40202. +1 800-The-Galt, +1 843 4258 or +1 502 589 5200. Grab a bite or beverage at the 30-foot aquarium bar. Overlooks the Ohio River. MAP360 Revolving Restaurant, Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront, 668 West Fifth Street, Covington, Kentucky 41011. +1 800 395 7046 or +1 859 491 1200. Slowly revolving to offer breathtaking views of downtown Cincinnati as well as the wooded hills of northern Kentucky and the majestic Ohio River. Brunch: Sun 10.30am-2.30pm. Dinner: Tues to Sat 5pm-10pm. email
Spire Rooftop Cafe, Hyatt Regency Louisville, 320 West Jefferson, Louisville, Kentucky 40202. +1 502 581 1234. A revolving rooftop private event venue. MAP
Sky Bar, 131 Breckenbridge Lane, Louisville, KY 40207 Mon to Fri 11am-4am. Sat 12 noon-4am. Sun 12 noon-12 midnight. rooftopq
Club 360, Revolving Floor 33, World Trade Center New Orleans, 2 Canal Street, New Orleans. +1 504 599 9996. Directly across the street from Harrahs Casino. One of the only places in metropolitan America that one can get a full unobstructed view of the entire city of New Orleans, the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain, and surrounding areas. Events. Meetings. email . MAP
La Riviera, 7th floor, Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, 621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130. +1 504 529 5333. Open from lunchtime until dusk April till Nov. This small bar next to the rooftop pool and fitness center overlooks the Mississippi River and serves sandwiches and other light fare. 11.30am-2pm. Open seasonally. Daily mid-April through Oct. Closed Nov to Feb. MAP
Tsunami, 6th floor, The Shaw Center, Museum of Arts, Baton Rouge, 100 Lafayette Street, Louisiana. +1 225 346 5100. Japanese. Spectacular interior and outdoor views of the Mississippi River. MAP
Top of the East
Top of the East Lounge, Eastland Park Hotel, 157 High St, Portland, Maine 04101. +1 207 775 5411. Lunch 11.30am to 2pm daily. Sweeping views of Casco Bay and the Portland Skyline. Open Sun to Wed 4pm-12 midnight. Thurs to Sat 4pm-1am. Happy Hour Mon through Fri 4pm-6pm. email . MAP
Rira, 72 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine.
Skyline Bar and Grill, Top floor, Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842. +1 410 250 1867. Happy hour is from 4pm to 7pm. and from 11pm to 2am. Gorgeous views of the Atlantic. MAP
The Island Restaurant and Bar, Fager's Island, 201 60th St, Ocean City, MD 21842. +1 410 524 5500 Waterside deck.
The Dizz Grandview Restaurant, Closed. 15th floor, 3838 Roland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211. Open rooftop restaurant in Hampden. Spectacular view of the Baltimore area. See all the way to the Key Bridge and to Towson. Open for lunch and dinner daily starting at 11am. Closed.
The Rooftop at Rockville, Arts & Innovation Center, 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850. +1 301 202 7663. Events. Weddings. MAP
The Cloud Club
The Cloud Club, Top floor, Brookshire Inner Harbor Suite Hotel, 120 E Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21202. +1 410 547 8986. Breakfast: Mon to Fri 6.30am-9.30am. Sat & Sun 8am–11am. Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30pm-7pm. With floor to ceiling window views of the sun sparkling on the waters of the Inner Harbor. As the sun sets and the city lights come to life, guests can toast the town and unwind after a busy day. MAP
McCormack and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, Harbor Inn, Pier 5 Inner Harbor, 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. +1 410 234 1300 As weather permits, outdoor dining is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Harrisons at Pier 5, 711 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202. +1 410 783 5553 Inner Harbor.
Hampton's, InterContinental Harbor Court, 550 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21202. +1 410 234 0550 Panoramic view of the Inner Harbor. Area: Otterbein.Brightons, The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, Baltimore, 550 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21202. +1 410 234 0550 p> Rusty Scupper, 402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230. +1 410 727 3678 p Mon to Fri 11.30am-4pm. Sat 11.30pm-3pm. Brunch Sunday 11am-2pm. Dinner Mon to Thurs 4pm-10pm. Fri 4pm-11pm. Sat 3pm-11pm. Sat 3pm-11pm. Sun 3pm-10pm. Happy Hour Mon to Fri 4pm-7pm.
Shucker's Restaurant & Bar, 1629 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231. +1 410 522 5820 Offers indoor and outdoor waterfront dining.
Rooftop Restaurant , 3rd floor, Olive Room, Inn at the Black Olive, 803 S. Caroline St, Fells Point, Baltimore, MD 21231. +1 443 681 6316 The view looking west to Harbor East and the Inner Harbor becomes a sparkling treat in the evening. Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner (brunch on Sundays). MAP
Boathouse, 2809 Boston St, Baltimore, MD 21224. Waterside.
Tabrizi's, Harborview Marina, 500 Harborview Dr., Baltimore, MD 21230. +1 410 727 3663 Adjacent to the Harborview Marina.
Waterfront Kitchen, Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum, 1417 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231. +1 443 681 5310
Watertable, 5th floor, Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202. +1 410 685 8439 Marriott.
Shushi Sono, 10215 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044. +1 410 997 6131
Cape CodFishmonger's Cafe, 56 Water St, Woods Hole, MA 02543. +1 508 540 5376 Located right on the water by the drawbridge.
Flying Bridge, 311 Gifford St, Falmouth, MA 02540. +1 508 548 2300 Location at the mouth of Falmouth's bustling Harbor, the Flying Bridge has the entire second floor with its floor to ceiling windows that practically put you on the decks of the yachts motoring by. Weddings are popular here.
Shuckers, 91A Water Street, Woods Hole, MA. +1 508 540 3850 Seating on the dock, inside or out, enjoy lunch, dinner as you sit back and watch the boats go by.
TUGBOATS, 21 Arlington Street, Hyannis Marina, Hyannis, MA 02601. +1 508 775 6433 email
Coach Insignia, 71st & 72nd floors, GM Global Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243. +1 313 567 2622. Steak house offers breathtaking views. Excellent. MAP
Forty-two degrees north, Level 3 of Marriott Hotel, 400 Renaissance Dr, Detroit, MI 48243. +1 313 568 8699 Dramatic river view through floor to ceiling windows. Breakfast: Mon to Fri 6.30am-11am. Sat & Sun 6.30am-1pm. Lunch: Sat & Sun 12 noon-2.30pm. MAP
Palio Restaurant, 347 S. Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. +1 734 930 6156. Mon to Thurs 5pm-10pm. Fri & Sat 5-11pm. Sun 4pm-9pm. Seasonal Rooftop. MAP
JJ Astor Restaurant, 16th floor, Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview, 505 W. Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802. +1 218 727 8981. Great views. Top of the Harbor Restaurant. email
Solera Rooftop Restaurant, 900 Hennepin Ave S. Minneapolis 55405. MAP
On Top of Stella’s, 1400 W. Lake St, Minneapolis 55408. +1 612 824 8862. A clear view of the downtown skyline is why diners seek out the rooftop at this Uptown family-friendly seafood spot. On Top of Stella's features the city's most spectacular rooftop deck. email . MAP
Uptown Cafeteria Rooftop Lounge, 3001 Hennepin Avenue (entrance east of Hennepin, west of Girard), Uptown Minneapolis 55408. +1 612 877 7263. The popular rooftop deck may offer Uptown's best view. email . MAP
ROOFTOP Terrace, Joe’s Garage, 1610 Harmon Place, Minneapolis 55403. +1 612 904 1163. Offers great views of the downtown skyline and Basilica of St. Mary. Venture to the ROOF patio of this 2-story eatery and you'll also be treated to a glorious view of Loring Park. email . MAP
The Drink, 1400 Lagoon St, Minneapolis, MN. +1 612 824 3333. Rooftop patio. email . MAP
Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge, 1900 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418. Hawaiian tiki-themed restaurant has a large patio overlooking the Mississippi River. Mon to Fri 11am-2am. Sat & Sun 10am-2am.
Urban Eatery, Calhoun Beach Club, 2730 W. Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55416. +1 612 920 5000 This restaurant's patio overlooks Calhoun Lake.
The Terrace, The Liffey, 175 West 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. +1 651 556 1420 2nd story outdoor seating area. This award winning patio offers seating for over 150 with a full bar available to our guests as they take in views of St. Paul.
Skies Revolving Restaurant
Skies Revolving Restaurant & Lounge, Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel, 2345 McGee St, Kansas City, Missouri. +1 816 398 4845. MAP
Three Sixty, Hilton at the Ballpark, One South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102. +1 314 241 VIEW Rooftop lounge.
Vin de Set
Vin de Set, 2017 Chouteau Ave, St Louis, MO 63103. +1 314 241 8989. Rooftop Bar and Restaurant. email . MAP
Paddy O's, 618 S 7th St, St Louis, MO 63102. +1 314 588 7313. Rooftop Patio. MAP
Michael's Steak Chalet, 1440 Swiss Village Rd, Osage Beach, MO 65065-4301. +1 573 348 3611
Chef K's Gourmet Grille, 245 N Wildwood Dr, Branson, MO 65616. +1 417 334 3130 MAP