Dinner & Cocktails with a View: Discover Rome’s Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants

For great views on Rome, head to the city’s rooftops, where fabulous dinners or cocktails await you while watching the sunset or under the stars.

Panoramic restaurants and bars are generally located on the top floors of hotels in the historic center and by the Vatican, and are now open to the public, not just to guests. Some are only open late spring to early fall, so check beforehand. The options are varied: from Michelin-starred restaurants to more informal places, from elegant rooftops to modern lounge bars perfect for aperitifs and cocktails.

Below is a round-up of some of the best rooftop restaurants and bars in Rome. Click on the slideshow.

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