Ellipse Rooftop Bar
Best Rooftop Bar In Downtown Washington DC

Signature cocktails, craft beer, and fine wine are the staple of any good bar. Mix in a rooftop setting with panoramic views of DC, and you have a great bar experience. We offer a collection of cocktails, local and premium beers, a selection of fine wines, and a menu of small bites and apps.

Ellipse is one of WashingtonDC.Org's Top 20 Rooftop Bars

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Ellipse Rooftop Bar is the perfect spot to host private rooftop events in downtown Washington DC. Our rooftop venue is a favorite for hosting a bachelor or bachelorette party, birthday parties, company meetings, private happy hour, and holiday party.

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Minutes From The White House

Escape the noise of the city and enjoy an elevated bar experience just a few minutes from the White House. An inspired rooftop bar that offers great views of Washington DC, Ellipse Rooftop Bar offers plush lounge and table seating, fire pits, and a canopy.

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Live it up with your friends and family while overlooking Washington DC. Rising above the city, Ellipse Rooftop Bar is a vibrant and unique venue perfect for social celebrations and corporate gatherings. Enjoy a wide array of notable cocktails, local and premium beers, a selection of fine wines, and a menu of delicious small bites in a private rooftop setting.