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Exquisite plates and sublime drinks

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Experience Elevated Dining
at Buena Vida's Rooftop in Arlington

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Discover the perfect blend of stunning views, vibrant ambiance, and authentic Mexican flavors at Buena Vida's Rooftop in Arlington. Nestled in the heart of Clarendon, our rooftop offers a unique dining experience that combines the allure of Clarendon bars, Arlington rooftops, and the essence of Buena Vida's culinary excellence.

As one of the prominent Arlington rooftops and rooftop Mexican restaurants, it is a testament to elevated dining. Imagine savoring rooftop tacos while taking in panoramic views of the Arlington skyline – the perfect mix of flavors and sights that creates an unforgettable dining adventure.

Buena Vida's Rooftop is not only a place to dine but a destination to celebrate. Elevate your evenings with our rooftop happy hour in Arlington VA, where signature cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere set the stage for unforgettable memories.

Elevated Atmosphere: Buena Vida's Rooftop presents a vibrant and elevated atmosphere that blends seamlessly with Clarendon's nightlife scene.

Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Our rooftop Mexican restaurant offers an array of delectable dishes that celebrate the richness of Mexican flavors.

Unforgettable Views: Enjoy a feast for the eyes with sweeping views of Arlington, creating a picturesque backdrop for your dining experience.

Rooftop Tacos: Indulge in our rooftop tacos, crafted with the freshest ingredients and bursting with flavors that capture the essence of Mexico.

Rooftop Happy Hour: Elevate your evenings with our rooftop happy hour in Arlington VA.

Buena Vida Rooftop is always open, rain or shine!
Our rooftop includes a retractable roof that shields you from the elements in the event of rain or cloud cover.

Have a VIP Experience at the Buena Vida Rooftop.
A lasting impression of a night as fun as it could get. For any occasions; whether it’s a birthday party, a special gathering, or a weekend routine our gorgeous rooftop is the place to be with live DJ performances every Friday & Saturday!

Hours of operations:

*Rooftop Closed on Mondays

late night

Friday — Saturday
11pm to 2am

Rooftop is not reservable.
Available on a first come - first serve basis and private events.  
Bookings through the send inquiries below:

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Hours of operations:


Mon — Fri
11am to 3pm


Sat — Sun
10am to 3pm


Sun — Thu
4pm to 10pm

Fri — Sat
4pm to 12pm