Summertime means eating outdoors as much as possible! Whether you want to meet a friend for drinks, or have a romantic dinner with beautiful Seattle views, here are some of the places we think are ‘tops’ for rooftop dining!

Hard Rock Café
116 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

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It’s the perfect time to drink or dine al fresco! Head up to the rooftop deck for a breathtaking view of the city. Have a seat on the terrace couches, warm by the fire pits, plus enjoy the fabulous views of Pike Place Market, Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains.

515 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Lauded in USA Today, RView restaurant graces the 28th floor of the Seattle Renaissance Hotel. An indoor rooftop lounge and restaurant, you’ll take in the best views of West Seattle, Downtown, and South Lake Union.

The Pink Door
1919 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101

The Pink Door is an independently owned restaurant that has been quietly dedicated to fresh & local Italian food since 1981. With lovely outdoor deck dining, and an Elliot Bay view, why not enjoy the cozy, garden feel of the legendary Pink Door outdoor deck?

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AQUA by El Gaucho
2801 Alaskan Way, Pier 70
Seattle, WA 98121

Seattle’s hidden jewel, gorgeous and warmly elegant, AQUA sparkles at the tip of Pier 70. Walls of glass showcase some of Seattle’s finest views of Elliott Bay, Magnolia Bluff and the Space Needle. Take in the view while sipping a cocktail on the sublime deck. The expansive outdoor deck is especially attractive on summer evenings, when spectacular sunsets await.

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Rooftop Pool Terrace
99 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

From June to September, come enjoy a poolside menu from 12:00pm until 8:00pm, weather permitting. Whether you choose to dine alfresco under a poolside cabana, or savour a cocktail around the outdoor fireplace, take in the many sights. Enjoy wonderful views of the Olympic Mountains, Bainbridge Island and ferries chugging across the bay.

81A Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

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Maximilien is a romantic and charming French restaurant located in the heart of downtown Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. Owner operated since 1997, Maximilien has all the old-world charm of any romantic hideaway in Paris. Panoramic views of the Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, West Seattle the Olympic Mountains and a spectacular sunset await you at Maximilien. Antique mirrors covering most of the walls make this romantic view sublime from any seats in the house.