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Must-try rooftop bars in Kansas City

These rooftop bars will have you wishing it was summer all year-round.

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We’ll get a cocktail with a side of this view. | Photo by @canary_kc

It’s summer, which means plans include grabbing cocktails around the city + enjoying the weather at an aesthetic patio. What if we said you could have the best of both worlds? Bask in the warm summer breeze with a cocktail in hand by visiting one of these rooftop bars in the KC metro.

Horsefeather Social, 1515 Wyandotte St., KCMO
Named after the Horsefeather cocktail that was founded in Lawrence, KS, this spot at Loews Kansas City Hotel offers views of downtown Kansas City.

Boho Sway at Canary, 3835 Main St., KCMO
A little birdie told us you’ll get to enjoy your cocktails with modern American food several stories in the air.

Percheron Rooftop Bar, 2101 Central St., KCMO
Enjoy breathtaking cityscape with a craft cocktail at one of the 15 best rooftop bars in the US.

Prime Social, 4622 Pennsylvania Ave., KCMO
Patio with fire pits? Definitely a prime spot for socializing. Pro tip: this spot (like these 5 around the metro) also offers mocktail drinks.

Nine Zero One, 901 W. 48th St., KCMO
Reserve private cabanas for intimate moments with friends. In the winter, you’ll be transported to private heated igloos.

City Barrel Brewery, 1740 Holmes St., KCMO
Pictures on the barrel-shaped deck will definitely get you some double-taps.

O’Dowd’s Gastrobar, 4742 Pennsylvania Ave., KCMO
Enjoy Plaza views with a side of live music.

Teocali Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, 2512 Holmes St., KCMO
A rooftop patio moment with a $4 margarita, sangria, or craft beer during happy hour is calling your name.

Westport Ale House, 4128 Broadway Blvd., KCMO
A vast drink menu including ~20 craft beers, hand crafted cocktails + sparkling wine means there’s something for everyone.

The Well Bar, Grill & Rooftop, 7421 Broadway St., KCMO
Catch a sports game on one of the TVs at this laid-back Waldo spot.

Fountain Haus, 401 Westport Rd., KCMO
The rooftop bar decked out as the pool deck will whisk you away to a tropical oasis.

Up-Down, 101 Southwest Blvd., KCMO
The bar is equipped with ~50 arcade machines — including pinball machines + Skee-Ball alleys.

John’s Big Deck, 928 Wyandotte St., KCMO
The 60-year-old restaurant + bar lets you book its space for events.

Maloney’s Sports Bar & Grill, 7201 W. 79th St., Overland Park, KS
Daily specials mean there’s something new to try with every visit.

Kelly’s Westport Inn, 500 Westport Rd., KCMO
Get a drink at Kansas City’s oldest building.

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