Take a Break At One of the Gaslamp Quarter’s Rooftop Bars!

In the Historic Heart of San Diego the Gaslamp Quarter has not only world class dining and nightlife, but one of the only places you can view the San Diego Skies at a rooftop bar! Do yourself a favor in the next few weeks, set a date at one of these stunning rooftop locations.


Altitude Skylounge- The Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Altitude Sky Lounge- Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Perched 22 stories above the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Altitude Sky Lounge is an elite rooftop bar in San Diego, pairing stunning panoramic views with a sleek, modern atmosphere complete with a blasing fire pit and can’t miss happy hour. The bar offers bottle service; a fine selection of wine, beer and cocktails, an impressive array of appetizers, flatbreads, burgers and more! Guests can take in Coronado Island, The Coronado Bridge, Point Loma, and even Petco Park for a superior viewing of a Padre’s game.

Altitude Sky Lounge Hours of Operation

Open daily at 5pm- For Sunday 1:40pm Padre home games as well as 12:40pm Thursday games, Altitude will open at 3:00PM

The Nolen

The Nolen

The Nolen is a destination for both local and visiting imbibers alike – an open-air rooftop bar and lounge that honors modern, timeless cocktails. Named for John Nolen, a city-planning pioneer who mapped out much of San Diego’s early landscape, our cocktails are an homage to turn-of-the-century barmen. Take a quick elevator ride up to the 14th floor to discover a spirited escape from downtown that offers sweeping city views, inventive libations and a relaxed culinary experience.

The Nolen’s open-air rooftop bar provides an elevated escape from downtown, complete with bar, dining and lounge seating that offers spectacular city views of Petco Park all the way to the Coronado Bridge and beyond. A bar first and foremost, The Nolen offers spirit-forward drinks, from classic cocktails to riffs on recipes past and present, in a sophisticated social atmosphere. The food menu offers a variety of bites, with ‘The Sunday Requirement’ brunch menu delivering comfort food favorites. The Nolen invites you up to the rooftop to imbibe and relax, experiencing The Nolen’s unparalleled views and unmatched social setting.

The Nolen Hours of Operation

Sunday Brunch- 11AM- 2PM Sunday – Thursday 4PM-12AM Friday and Saturday- 4PM-1AM


Rustic Root

Rustic Root

The Rooftop Bar is your perfect spot to socialize, sip craft cocktails and dine under the stars, reveling in San Diego’s weather. The expansive deck flaunts market street lights with a modern yet whimsical décor in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. Mingle with friends and intriguing strangers alike for Happy Hour, Dinner or Brunch on the open-air rooftop. Taste one of their timeless cocktails, seasonal specialties or have a craft cocktail shot, and go wherever the evening takes you.

Rustic Root Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
4PM – 2AM

Saturday – Sunday
9AM – 2AM


The Pool House

The Pool House

Boasting some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a premier rooftop lounge, embodying the essence of the Southern California lifestyle. Light, contemporary, and open-air, the indoor/outdoor space is perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests.

The Pool House Hours of Operation

open to the public daily for lunch from 11am-5pm.

FLOAT- The Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

FLOAT- Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

FLOAT is set atop the Hotel overlooking the Gaslamp Quarter. A stylish oasis in the afternoon around the pool evolves into fire pits and DJs at night. Private poolside cabanas feature lounge seating and flat screen TV’s, and are able to be reserved day and night. Whether the sun is up or down, there is something to fit every mood and satisfy every impulse at FLOAT.

FLOAT Hours of Operation

Sunday-Thursday: 11am – close
Friday & Saturday: 11am – close
(weather permitting, hours of operations subject to change)