7 of the best Denver restaurants with rooftop patios

Posted at 12:00 PM, May 14, 2017

DENVER -- The weather in Denver is finally getting warmer each day, but if you want to enjoy breakfast, brunch or dinner with a view before it gets too hot outside, now is the perfect time to plan an outing. 

Here are seven of the best restaurants with rooftop patios that offer not only some incredible food, but incredible views of the Mile High City. 

1. ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop - 2015 North Market Street 

Located right next to Coors Field (less than a five-minute walk) many come here to enjoy the food before heading to the ballpark. 

ViewHouse has "amazing view and lots of seating + fire pits around" on the rooftop and you can play hacky sack, jenga, foosball in the main floor. 

Yelp rating: 3 out of 5 stars

2. Los Chingones - 2463 Larimer Street 

If you're in the mood for Mexican food with a view, your best bet will be to head over to Los Chingones.

People rave about their rattlesnake tacos, their garden guacamole and their margaritas, "some of the best in the area," which of course, you can enjoy in the rooftop patio as the sun sets in downtown Denver.

Yelp rating: 4 out of 5 stars 

3. Ignite! Kitchen & Cocktails - 2124 Larimer Street

"This place has a great, fresh, friendly and trendy vibe that should not be ignored. From the rooftop seating to the dining room and bar it's a win for sure!" says a Yelp reviewer. 

What about the outdoor rooftop patio? "Try to get seats in the rooftop area if you can!" 

Yelp rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

4. Briar Common Brewery + Eatery

Looking to get the best chicken and waffles while you're eating out overlooking the city? Then you better come to Briar Common. 

Customers say nothing but positive things about the beer, but if there were none, they would still keep coming back. "This is one of the few breweries you can go to and feel totally normal not ordering a beer. Why is that? Because the food is phenomenal."

Yelp rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

5. Izakaya Den - 1487 South Pearl Street

In the mood for sushi and other Japanese eats? Then you'll want to try Izakaya Den, right next to its sister resaurant, Sushi Den. 

The second floor overlooks Pearl Street and has private dining areas plus a second bar with a retractable roof. What more could you possibly want during the summer months? 

Yelp rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

6. Tamayo - 1400 Larimer Street 

Customers who've dined here claim it's the best Mexican food they've ever had. "The guacamole is to die for but the best part is the mole sauce." 

The rooftop patio is a nice addition if you're looking for a spot to overlook the busy downtown skyline. 

Yelp rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

7. Avanti Food & Beverage 

Looking for a great variety of food, cocktails, a good beer selection and incredible views of Denver? Avanti is where you want to set your sights to. 

Yelp rating: 4 out 5 stars