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Boston Rooftop Bars: Booze and Views Part 2

We’re back for a second round of Boston rooftop bars (in case you missed Part 1). Fortunately there’s still a few weeks of summer left which means there’s time to make reservations at one of these awesome vantage points for Labor Day Weekend. 

The Lexington

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Head to the Picnic Grove at Cambridge Crossing for awesome views from The Lexington’s second-story bar. The Lexington is one of the only rooftop bars in Cambridge making its breezy greenhouse aesthetic the perfect place for a summer cocktail. 

What to know: 

The kitchen is open until 9:00pm and the bar until 10:00pm Tuesday through Saturday. 

Ristorante Fiore

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The North End’s Ristorante Fiore is a unique space with an incredible rooftop. Come for the outdoor atmosphere, stay for the delicious food and drinks. 

What to know: 

Reservations are recommended. Open seven days a week. 

Felipe’s Taqueria

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Felipe’s Taqueria has a handful of locations scattered across Louisiana, Florida, Maryland, and one smack dab in the middle of Harvard Square. Take advantage of their authentic Mexican cuisine before checking out the sunset views from the roof. 

What to know: 

Felipe’s Taqueria does not accept reservations. Open until 12:00am Sunday through Wednesday and til 1:00am Thursday through Saturday. 

Over the Charles Rooftop Bar

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Head to the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and experience the out-of-this-world views from the 16th floor. Over the Charles Rooftop Bar is true to its name offering patrons 360-degree views of the skyline and sunsets. 

What to know: 

Open daily between 5:30pm and 12:00am.

Legal Harborside

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Legal Harborside not only offers pretty tasty seafood, they are in a fantastic position to compete for the best Boston rooftop bar.  Composed of three floors each with its own theme, it’s no wonder this Seaport restaurant was voted one of the most scenic restaurants in America by OpenTable

What to know: 

The roof deck schedule can be found here. Keep in mind food service stops at 10:00pm regardless of closing hours. 

Earls Kitchen + Bar Prudential Center

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Take your next date to the swanky rooftop bar at Earls Kitchen + Bar located in the Prudential Center. The 3,200-square foot space was designed and built by Boston’s Recover Green Roofs Design Build

What to know: 

Earls offers a happy hour Monday through Friday between 2:00pm and 5:00pm and Sunday through Thursday from 9:00pm until close. 

Six \ West

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Located at the Cambria Hotel, Six \ West hits the mark in terms of rooftop bars around Boston. The photos from this rooftop bar will make you want to grab your friends and head to South Boston immediately. 

What to know: 

The ground floor menu for Six \ West offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.