Rooftop at Hotel LBI

4.3
187 reviews
$31 to $50
Cocktail Bar
Thank you for a wonderful summer 2021 season! The last day of the rooftop bar will be Sunday 9/26. Some important things to note as you prepare for your reservation:
*We serve cocktails only.
*When booking your reservation, please keep in mind we are weather permitted!
*We do not offer food on our Rooftop but we are happy to serve you beer, wine and seasonal cocktails.
*Reservations are encouraged by booking on OpenTable.com or by calling after 3:00pm at 609-991-8001.
*Please keep in mind our phone lines are often busy during dinner service.
*Check-in will be located at our Salt Kitchen host stand on our first floor. Once on The Rooftop, you will be escorted to your table by a host.
Watch the sunset on our top deck and relax in one of our cozy outdoor lounges. The Rooftop features handcrafted cocktails and breathtaking bay views.
What 187 People Are Saying
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3.4
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4.3
Service
4.6
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Moderate
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JeffB
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great time. Went downstairs for dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Sat outside on the lovely porch. Pizza and salad were delicious. Our waiter, Tim, was very attentive in spite of being busy. Would definitely return.

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vipesag24
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall4Food1Service3Ambience5

Great concept but missing the point. One server fir the entire rooftop

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

I made a reservation for a special birthday to watch the sunset. I was offered a table-anyone I wanted. There were none that were actually in view of the sunset. Tried to get a seat at the bar. When I tried to sit at the bar, one of the

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ErikaClare
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

No food on the rooftop, just had to put a rating for it. But otherwise everything was pretty good. I mean, can’t beat that view!

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vipTomsRiver
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall4Food1Service3Ambience2

No food of any kind is available on the roof to bar. We hy does one need a reservation???

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vipKariN
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience5

Loved our group gathering at the Rooftop at Hotel LBI! Bartenders and waitresses were super friendly and the drinks were great!

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DerekK
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience5

They dont serve food. More of a lounge than a bar
Good spacing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Drinks are creative and strong…on the higher end of prices for LBI but totally worth it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience5

The shrubbery was magnificent. Seating was terrific we sat on a sofa with chairs and a table. Service was very good. Need a reservation which we had for a table. It was a beautiful night. Drawbacks no food and bathrooms.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing! Highly recommend drinks on the Rooftop, then head downstairs for dinner at Salt!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience5

Sunset Birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on 30 July 2021
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience5

They don’t serve any food! Drinks only. It’s a beautiful location - great breeze and water views. Our server was amazing, too. But it’s really stupid that they don’t serve food. I’ve been to several hotels with rooftop bars and all of them serve food. The waitstaff just brings it up from the kitchen. The LBI Hotel is missing an opportunity! We had one drink and left, heading down to Daddy O’s rooftop bar instead to grab some dinner. Would love to come back if they add a dinner menu!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious. Every step of the way. Thank you for an amazing meal!

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vipDMW705
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Gerard and Joey were personable and professional. The food was fantastic

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AshleeB
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Wish they had food! But a great place to grab a drink and watch the sunset!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for happy hour drinks for a birthday, nice quiet ambiance with delicious drinks. On the pricey side but it’s not the type of place you’ll spend hours at. Great before dinner drink spot on a nice evening!

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JohnC
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall4Food2Service4Ambience5

Waitress and hostess were friendly and very accommodating.

The plastic cups for the drinks are cheesy and scream of decreased class.

Even inexpensive glasses would improve the experience dramatically.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall4Food1Service4Ambience4

My experience was very good , beautiful views , the staff was friendly and helpful, was disappointed that there was no snack options such as shrimp cocktail or healthy options

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viprobert
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience5

This is a great place to have a drink watching the sunset. The one drawback is that they offer no food even though they have a large restaurant downstairs. Such a bad business model

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Hana
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience3

The rooftop is a nice place to go for photos, and that is about it. I went with a group of my friends who were all 21, and I am pretty sure we got taken advantage of and scammed. I am a bartender...and these drinks had little to no alcohol in them at all. If I am spending $14 on a cocktail, I should at least be able to taste the alcohol in it. Very disappointed with the value of the establishment.

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PatrickN
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience4

Have eaten there a few times. Food is always excellent

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vipMattK
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service3Ambience5

Can’t believe they stopped serving food on the roof. I had food there just a few weeks ago!

I understand that there may be a worker shortage this summer and it may be logistically harder to serve food up there, but I didn’t see (if there was one) any mention when I made the reservation that it was drinks only. Afterwards I did see no food mentioned in others reviews, but didn’t think to check that since I ate there not too long ago.

Finding another place to eat after 7:00 on a Friday night on LBI is not easy!

Awesome space though, and we got to see the Stanley Cup!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We had dinner reservations however upon arrival we were informed that the rooftop did not serve food. Huh?? Why would they accept dinner reservations? We were Informed they stopped serving dinner rooftop recently but apparently forgot to notify those with reservations. We went down to SALT (also in hotel) to which we were told we could sit at the bar, despite an empty restaurant (all tables were reserved for RESERVATIONS!!! But didn’t we also have a reservation??). We were extremely disappointed in the manager’s ability to accommodate us despite their mistake. We were also underwhelmed by the food. We will not return.

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Yankeegryl
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience1

It’s unfortunate but this space was so dull. Our waitress was nice, but there was no music, no food, just very overpriced drinks. You were allowed to go buy bagged snacks from the store downstairs, but it really wasn’t what we were looking for. They need to have speakers & music piped in.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4Food1Service2Ambience5

Ok but waiting for service (20 min) before being waited in. All else was great

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

This is listed as “dining” and yet there is NO food whatsoever!!! Open Table should not allow this as a listing for dining. Total bait and switch. We did not realize this until after we ordered drinks and there were no other options for dinner reservations on Saturday night on the island. They did eventually find room for us at the hotel restaurant, but overall very unhappy with our experience there.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We made dinner reservations but we were not told until we got there that dinner is no longer being offered on the rooftop.

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Allie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service3Ambience5

Made reservation - even though it was actually first come first serve. Reserved signs out but everyone sat where they wanted no organization. No fault to the waitress - under staffed. Could be great. So will still recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall2Food1Service1Ambience4

I understand there was a shortage of servers but I feel that the reservation shouldn’t have been accepted if they weren’t able to accommodate.

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vipterrym
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5Food1Service3Ambience5

No food served on rooftop. Kind of a bummer but fine. Great atmosphere and fun to have a cocktail. A bit pricey but fine. Drinks were good. Service was great.

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Renee
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5Food1Service5Ambience5

The experience was very nice but why ask about the Food when none is served?

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

You don’t serve food anymore. You should update Open Table and have your staff notify guest who walking in with children

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vipPaulaK
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience3

The Rooftop was an interesting experience. When you "arrive" you need to look around to find a hostess. There are 2 elevators to this floor and she is at one of them. No directions at the other one to let you know where to go. Then, we were not seated. Just told to "go find a table". Most had empty cups or water on them. We had to ask a busy server to clear a table and to wipe it down so we could sit. I had made this reservation 3 weeks ago and was told there was a limited snack menu of about 6 items. No problem, we just want a little something to munch on with our cocktail. HAHA, they decided to stop serving snacks. Hey guys, I get short staffing but how about some pretzels?? The drinks were pretty watered down. No straws available as they had run out. I guess I was expecting a little more "class" for the Hotel LBI. One positive is that the overworked waitress was very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience5

Made reservations at rooftop. Arrived to be seated.Waited for waitress only to be told that they are not serving food anymore due to staffing. We should have been notified when we arrived by hostess that food was not being served. We were there 6/25 and had food
We went to living room which was beautiful
The poor bartender was tending bar and waiting tables along with the other bartenders. They were running around like crazy. Felt really bad for them
Meanwhile girls upstairs were only walking around delivering drinks. Not managed very well at all
Beautiful place

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Teafortwo
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful setting. Get there early to seat a large group. Even with reservations seating is first come first serve. Great takeout food available from Salt as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience3

Very disappointed that no food is offered any longer on the Rooftop!

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vipDB106
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2021
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience1

Too loud.
No salmon at 7:00 reservation
Waitress forgot about one of our meals
Just meh…

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

30th birthday party was a success!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Great night out with family hanging at the rooftop bar watching the 4th of July Fireworks. Grace our waitress, was friendly and helpful. Fun place to hang!

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Rooftop at Hotel LBI is rated 4.3 stars by 187 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.