5 to Try: Outdoor Bars

Beat the heat by cooling off with a cold brewski or cocktail with friends or getting cozy with your significant other at an outdoor patio or rooftop bar. Relax and let the breeze blow through your hair while hanging outside with a drink in hand during the warmer months at these local spots in Orlando. (Photo courtesy of Ember)

Updated: October 12, 2009

Al Fresco Watering Holes


60 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

View the Downtown cityscape, weather permitting, from this South Beach-themed romantic, rooftop rendezvous while socializing with the twenty-to-thirty-something-trendsetters cabana-style with a bottle of beer, a glass of wine or mixed drink.


33 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801

Instead of traveling to the Southernmost Point in the U.S., plan a staycation at this Key West-themed rooftop bar in the Church Street district of Orlando. Grab a Corona and chill with pals while peering at Downtown Orlando below.


32 W Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

Experience an Irish bar that was transformed into a Mediterranean lounge for 3.2 million dollars and has the largest outdoor patio--7,500 square feet--in Downtown Orlando amongst palm trees, portico bar stations, Spanish tile and ornate chandeliers.

Blue Martini

4200 Conroy Rd Ste H246, Orlando, FL 32839

Head upstairs at the Mall at Millenia to this lush and tropical-themed martini bar's outdoor patio where you'll find 20 frou-frou martinis, including a signature, self-titled martini served in a snifter glass with a glow-stick straw.

Adobe Gila's

9101 International Dr Ste 2200, Orlando, FL 32819

Experience this Mexican cantina's outdoor patio overlooking Pointe Orlando. The outdoor bar and restaurant combo serves its guests picnic table-style and is known for its sizzling fajitas and 64-ounce Mug-A-Ritas.