Excitement fills the air in downtown Austin as Arriba Abajo Rooftop Cantina, the city’s freshest dining and social hotspot, throws open its doors. Nestled atop Thompson Austin and tommie Austin, both part of the esteemed JdV by Hyatt brand, this vibrant rooftop oasis promises an unforgettable culinary journey through the heart and soul of Mexico.

Positioned on the shared fourth-floor entertainment deck, accessed via a private entrance on San Jacinto and East 5th, Arriba Abajo boasts a setting as enticing as its menu. Energetic yet refined, the indoor and outdoor spaces reflect Mexico’s captivating duality of land and sea. Step into the open-air patio, offering breathtaking skyline views, a stylish pool, and an outdoor bar. Indoors, discover an inviting dining area adorned with dynamic fixtures, lush greenery, and vibrant colors, inviting guests to savor untraditional Mexican delicacies in a cozy ambiance.

Managing Director Nate Hardesty shares, “Arriba Abajo is more than just a rooftop; it’s a communal haven where drinks, dishes, and memories are shared, celebrating the lively spirit of Austin.”

A Culinary Expedition Through Mexico

Under the culinary helm of Chef Marc Marrone, Arriba Abajo presents a meticulously crafted menu inspired by Mexico’s coastal flavors. From Oaxaca to Yucatan, each dish reflects Marrone’s two decades of culinary expertise, showcasing a symphony of small and large plates, house-made tortillas, and handcrafted cocktails infused with regional essence.

Chef Marrone expresses, “At Arriba Abajo, every bite and sip is a celebration of Mexico’s convivial flavors, designed to foster cherished moments with loved ones.”

A Toast to Authenticity

Beverage Director Miranda Breedlove curates a cocktail program that elevates the art of toasting. From customizable margaritas to frozen delights like Café Frio, Arriba Abajo’s libations tantalize the taste buds. Don’t miss the exclusive mezcal tasting room, Tambien Mezcaleria, offering a curated selection of over 35 mezcals and bespoke cocktail experiences.

Elevated Experiences Await

Arriba Abajo invites guests to revel in live music every Thursday through Saturday, complemented by DJ sets and poolside programming. With over 10,000 square feet of event space, including the Bayberry Room and Tambien Private Dining Room, the cantina is ideal for gatherings of all sizes.

Arriba Abajo is open Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Friday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. Visit arribaabajoatx.com to reserve your table or explore buyout options. Experience the essence of Mexico’s culinary spirit at Arriba Abajo Rooftop Cantina, where every moment is elevated.