Orlando's Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants

When you're on vacation in Florida, the outdoors just beckon you. There's nothing quite like sitting outside, palm trees blowing in the evening breeze, while you relax with a cocktail or celebrate with a fabulous meal. Orlando raises the bar with spectacular rooftop venues for dinner, drinks, dancing and even nightly fireworks. From no-frills to extravagant and from low-key to high-energy, these nine rooftop lounges are the perfect remedy for elevating your mood and taking your vacation to the next level.

Capa

The 17th-floor rooftop steakhouse and bar at Four Seasons boasts the best of Spanish-influenced cuisine in a romantic setting. Diverse offerings range from freshly shucked oysters and Florida seafood to small plates and expertly grilled cuts.

California Grill

Innovative sushi, pork tenderloin, lobster mashed potatoes and California wines. Time dessert for a view of the Magic Kingdom fireworks. Reservation only. D (nightly), Br (Su).

STK

Don't expect your father's steakhouse at STK. With hip locations in Vegas, New York, and an outpost at Disney Springs, STK offers an ultra-modern steakhouse experience featuring high-end cuts, a raw bar and signature cocktails in a stunning dining room complete with an in-house DJ.

Coca-Cola Store

This impressive three-story retail store contains everything a Coke fan would ever need, from T-shirts to purses and vintage signs. The rooftop bar features floats, smoothies and Coca-Cola products from around the world as well as Coca-Cola cocktails like a Vanilla Russian, Old Fashioned and a Cherry Coke Ripper.

Eleven

This glamorous year-round, indoor-outdoor rooftop lounge offers stunning views and handcrafted cocktails. Eleven's steakhouse menu showcases prime cuts of beef with rubs, sauces and other enhancements available to add to your selection. D (nightly).

The ICON Orlando

Hop aboard a 400-foot-tall Ferris wheel where you’ll ride inside a fully enclosed, air-conditioned glass capsule for stunning views of the attractions, the downtown skyline, and on clear days, all the way to the Kennedy Space Center.

Morimoto Asia

Famous Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto brings his popular restaurant to Disney Springs, offering fresh sushi, seafood and Asian cuisine in a spectacular dining room. L, D (daily).

Paddlefish

Dine on a glamorous refurbished steamboat right on the waterfront at Disney Springs. The menu features a wide selection of seafood from all over the U.S. served to your liking. Open daily for L and D.

180 Skytop Lounge

This Amway Center rooftop lounge affords fantastic views of the skyline and serves up great specials on Grey Goose cocktails along with a DJ and a hot crowd.

Latitudes

The open rooftop and tiki hut-style atmosphere on popular Church Street inspires shorts and flip-flops.

Aero

Florida might be flat, but from this rooftop roost, you have a terrific view of downtown above the buildings and trees. Relax to tunes spun by hip DJs while you enjoy a signature cocktail.