Are you looking for a place to let loose and have fun in the St Petersburg and Clearwater area? Why not celebrate Florida's warm, breezy nights with friends at one of these fantastic rooftop bars! Enjoy their relaxed atmosphere, and affordable prices, as you raise your glass great friends and good times!

The Canopy 

Resting peacefully at the top of St. Petersburg’s The Birchwood hotel, The Canopy is one of our favorite rooftop bars in St. Pete / Clearwater! They offer a versatile menu covering everything from lamb chops to chicken wings. One of my colleagues stopped by last Tuesday; she ordered the shrimp cocktail pronouncing it,"phenomenal!"  With an expansive floor plan, comfy cabanas and an infinite sky above, you never feel crowded. Beautiful glass railings afford you, a stunning view of Tampa Bay, Straub Park, Beach Drive, and the St. Petersburg skyline!

360 Rooftop 

Another great rooftop bar in St. Petersburg, this beachside bar never fails to rise to the occasion. Affording a panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico atop the Kimpton Hotel Zamora your eyes can drink in the view as you sip on expertly crafted drinks in this spectacular space. Rent a cabana and enjoy happy hour from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM! Cozy up for a date night or girls night out on the couches and snap selfies at sunset! Hours are 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Click the link above to visit their business page to learn more about this beachside rooftop bar in St. Pete. Note: 21+ from seven o’clock onward!

Level 11 Rooftop Lounge

Looking to impress? This high-end bistro rooftop bar in St. Pete is an innovative and recent addition to the Grand Plaza: St. Pete Beach resort. Locals and many tourists will remember this as home to the rotating restaurant known as Spinners Revolving Bistro. Level Eleven promises nothing less than excellence! Providing fantastic views of the Gulf and Intercoastal they serve a variety of small plates, as well as a delightful selection of wines. The Caribbean Curried Mussels are a mouthwatering choice, as is the Rosemary Lavender Lemonade, which keeps guests raving. You might also want to check out the Spiced Mango Margarita or their signature Level 11 Martini! Open from 3 PM to 1 AM, this impressive rooftop bar in St. Pete is a local favorite.

Jimmy's Crow's Nest

Feeling more down-to-earth tonight and looking for a laid back, casual rooftop bar in St. Pete / Clearwater? Look no further than Jimmy's Crow's Nest on Coronado Dr, Clearwater Beach. With knockout drinks like the Rum Runner — five different types of rum in one drink would make any self-respecting Pirate proud — your taste buds and your wallet will be happy.  Enjoy free shots as the sun slowly sets while you rejoice in your choice and take in the views of the Clearwater Marina and the Gulf of Mexico. The bar is open 24 hours a day, every day. Click the link above to head over to their website for additional details.

Do you have a favorite rooftop bar we missed? Let us know in comments below, and we will make plans to check it out! Register on 727area to stay connected to the best restaurants in Pinellas, events in your area, things to do, Tampa Bay area sports, and much more. Your subscription is Free! (Photo credit Facebook pages for each bar.)