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Treat your taste buds while basking in the views atop these sky-high dining sanctuaries. Here, our five fave roof-top restaurants.

Nikolai’s Roof

Rooftop 866
The vibrant heart of Midtown is on display with its sleek open-air dining lounge, exclusive cabana seating, cozy fire pits and gorgeously landscaped outdoor setting atop the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel. From trademark cocktails to char-crusted chive turkey burgers, Rooftop 866 combines delicious bites with a chic outdoor ambience. 866 W. Peachtree St, 678.412.2402,

The Peachtree-facing rooftop brings a dose of Atlanta nightlife to any meal. Bring a date or grab a bite before a girls’ night out. Enjoy the beauty of the Atlanta skyline while sipping on a signature martini at this airy Midtown hotspot. 1197 Peachtree St, 404.846.2000,

Enjoy football and fries in front of the fireplace with STATS’ beautiful rooftop seating area. Complete with comfy cushions, mod design and an eclectic menu of dishes ranging from steak to lemon ice box pie, it’s perfect for fall’s perfect days. 300 Marietta St., 404.885.1472,

The SunDial
At the top of Atlanta’s Westin Hotel lies a restaurant with incredible tastes and an even better view. The SunDial is an experience like no other. Sit atop this haven and see a complete panorama of the city as the dining area rotates 360 degrees in about an hour. As well as it’s unparalleled scene, head chef Jason Starnes’ enticing, piquant dishes envelop your taste buds, setting this dining experience apart from any other. 310 Peachtree St., 404.589.7506,

Nikolai’s Roof
Burgundy snails with black trumpet mushrooms, Osetra and hackleback caviars with Maine lobster, and pan sautéed rainbow trout are just some of mouth-watering options at Nikolai’s Roof. Complement these sparkling dishes with the resto’s ornate tables overlooking the beautiful Atlanta skyline. Located on the 30th floor of the Hilton Atlanta, this dazzling dining room combines soaring heights with soaring flavors. 255 Courtland St., 404.221.6362,