2018 Summer Fun: Rooftop Bars

Elevate your food and drink experience while soaking up the warmer weather at one of these venues.

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Amuse
Savor an impressive view of Georgetown and the Potomac River from the vantage point of this bar and restaurant atop the Le Meridien Hotel. // Arlington, lemeridienarlingtonhotel.com/arlington-restaurants

Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill
This 2016 Best of NoVA winner for Best Rooftop Bar is a popular choice among the 9 to 5 crowd, with close proximity to the Court House Metro stop. // Arlington, arlrooftop.com

Castiglia’s Italian Restaurant
Last year, this family-run restaurant known for brick-oven pizza debuted its Sky Bar, a modern rooftop space with special menus overlooking the storefronts of historic downtown Fredericksburg. // Fredericksburg, castigliasitalianrestaurant.com

Dogwood Tavern
Though its main room houses a large fireplace and a lodge-like atmosphere, Dogwood Tavern also sports a lovely rooftop bar where locals can enjoy views of downtown Falls Church. // Falls Church, dogwoodtavern.com

Don Tito
This Clarendon haven for tequila and tacos has multiple bar areas, including a breezy rooftop bar that offers half-price tacos, hookah and DJ-provided tunes on Rooftop Tuesdays. // Arlington, dontitova.com

Eavesdrop Brewery
Built in a one-time racing pigeon loft, Eavesdrop is a new Prince William brewery that aims to collaborate with other brewers and chefs, and sports a rooftop bar above its ample hop gardens. // Yorkshire, eavesdropbrewery.com

Topgolf
This is one of the top destinations for social outings in Loudoun County, and with a rooftop bar complete with TVs, couches, mood lighting and a performance stage, the appeal surely extends beyond the golf. // Ashburn, topgolf.com/us/loudoun

Wilson Hardware
A relative newcomer to Clarendon’s bar scene, Wilson Hardware offers two outdoor options for dining and drinking: an elegant patio and a small but charming rooftop bar. // Arlington, wilsonhardwareva.com

(July 2018)

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