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Rooftops on the Mile

Chicago has one of the best skylines in the world! Although we may be biased, what better way to admire the Chicago skyline than being 15-20 floors in the sky on a rooftop patio? We certainly can't think of one. We have rounded up our favorite rooftop bars and patios on The Mile to visit this summer.


  • Z Bar

    Located on the 6th floor of the luxurious Peninsula Chicago, Z Bar takes luxury to new heights. With a modern and upscale design, you are assured to have a pleasant and delightful experience. Their fantastic cuisine and drink menu pair well with the unparalleled views of the Magnificent Mile. 

    The Peninsula Chicago
    108 E. Superior St. | 312-337-2888


  • London House

    Then there's LondonHouse. What more should even be said. When you're 22 floors up in the sky on top of the LondonHouse Hotel, its literally an on top of the world feeling. With sweeping views of the Chicago River, the renowned mix of skyscrapers, and of course The Magnificent Mile, LondonHouse is a sure bet.

    LondonHouse Hotel
    85 E Wacker Dr. | (312) 357-1200

  • Terrace 16

    A lot of people don't know that the Trump tower actually has a rooftop. It's called Terrace 16. Located on the 16th floor of Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, the rooftop restaurant in Chicago includes an indoor bar and dining room, and is punctuated by its outdoor seating and iconic views of the Chicago River. Definitely another rooftop to scratch off the bucket list. 

    Terrace 16
    401 N Wabash Ave. | (312) 588-8030

  • Upstairs at The Gwen

    Cant forget our members at The Gwen. This illustrious rooftop offers its guests the best of the city from right outside its doors whether its night-time or daytime. 

    Upstairs at The Gwen
    521 N Rush St 5th Floor. | (312) 768-9606

  • I|O Godfrey

    I|O Godfrey, a Chicago rooftop lounge that has a state-of-the-art retractable and allows the outdoor space to evoke what they call "in-is-out and out-is-in" vibe. Enjoy the day, revel in the night, and discover your element in the rooftop bar at I|O Godfrey.

    I|O Godfrey
    127 W Huron St. | (312) 533-0344

  • Roof on TheWit

    A diamond in the dust. Our members at the DoubleTree by Hilton have a rooftop called The Wit. 27th floor,  skyline views & upmarket cocktails, sounds like a deal to us!

    ROOF on theWit
    201 N State St 27th Floor |  (312) 239-9502

  • Shanghai Terrace

    Another diamond in the rough. Residents have said Shanghai Terrace has a "Really amazing rooftop dining area, one of the best I've ever been to." What separates Shanghai from the rest is that in the winter, the terrace becomes a rooftop ice skating rink!!!

    Shanghai Terrace
    108 E Superior St | (312) 573-6695

  • Cindy's Rooftop

    If you are looking for a classic rooftop experience with panoramic views of Chicago's most iconic landmarks, Cindy’s is the destination. Located in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, the rooftop restaurant offers a wide and complete view of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. The rooftop includes an indoor area as well as as an outdoor terrace where guests can lounge in the refreshing summer breeze right off of lake Michigan. 

    12 S Michigan Ave. | (312) 792-3502


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