The Supper Club Diaries

Our Top Cocktail Bars for Toasting to Summer

Gracie Goodenough

What better way to spend a warm and breezy summer evening then at an outdoor cocktail bar surrounded by gorgeous views, delicious cocktails and spectacular company. As the season comes to an end, we are making the most of our last summer days and rooftop bars are definitely the way to go. Here are our top picks for the best summer bars in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.

Élephante - Los Angeles

Spend a beautiful night out enjoying Los Angeles’ newest restaurant located in Santa Monica, Élephante. The coastal destination highlights LA’s laid-back atmosphere with a Mediterranean flair. Designer George Garrow and restauranteur Nick Mathers teamed up to create the beautiful hotspot accented by dazzling views of the coast. Dive into Élephantes list of delicious cocktails and wines as the sun begins to set along the beach. Élephante is the perfect spot for your next summer evening out.

The Roof at the PUBLIC Hotel -New York

The Roof at the PUBLIC Hotel is a vibrant and lively bar that will leave you feeling like you are floating in the sky with a stunning 360-degree view of the city. Meet for cocktails at sunset and watch the sky transform from day-to-night as the city comes to life. Listen to the best local and international DJ’s as you take in the warm, sultry night. If inside, the floor-to-ceiling windows guarantee you will not miss out on the breathtaking views of the city. Consider The Roof to be your next must visit bar for a summer night out.

Charmaine's at the Proper Hotel - San Francisco

With sweeping views of the city and fabulous cocktails, Charmaine's at the Proper Hotel is the perfect setting for a playful and upbeat night out. Interior Designer, Kelly Wearstler, beautifully mixes patterns and textures to create an eccentric atmosphere ready for after-work drinks, a night out with friends or a romantic date night. Revel in the summer heat while sipping on bubbly cocktails or a refreshing wine while taking in the bright scene of the crowd. From the lively atmosphere to exquisite drinks, it’s no wonder Charmaine’s is a San Fransisco favorite!

Your weekend plans have been made. Take a moment to enjoy these last few summer nights at one of these rooftop bars with good company and a yummy cocktail of course!