National Mojito Day!- Where to Get the Best Mojito in New York

Happy Hour wouldn’t be complete without the perfect popular Cuban cocktail, the Mojito. Sipping on a refreshing summer favorite drink with flavors of lime and hints of mint New York Bars offer both the most creative and even traditional style of mojitos that’ll make you feel like you’re on vacation, even if it is just one drink.

1. Mojito Criollo, Havana Alma de Cuba

This classic mojito goes great with the authentic Cuban cuisine served at this West Village hot spot. The highly recommended Mojito Criollo contains 8 year aged Bacardi, pure sugar cane, and of course a hint of mint. During weekly happy hours, between 4 pm to 7 pm, drinks like cocktails, sangria, margaritas, and caipirinhas are all $5. If you’re also interested in their brunch or dinner, all dishes and drink are made with fresh ingredients.

2. Sake Mojito, Thalia Restaurant

TheTheater District favorite, Thalia Restaurant, serves their guests a creative Sake Mojito. Infused with a hint of vanilla mint sake is used to make this cocktail standout from others as it’s poured over mint and lime topped with lime juice and champagne. The Sake Mojito is just one of the many interesting drinks made by this charming spot.

3. Pink Mojito, Hakkasan

Known to be a sweet summer drink, the Pink Mojito is mixed with Baron tequila, mint, lime, and cranberry juice. This tart take on a mojito can be sipped on while sitting in the restaurants Ling Ling Lounge as well as the main dining room while eating traditional dim sum.

4. Mojito Chilcano, Raymi

There’s nothing more fun than trying a new drink. This Peruvian spin on the traditional Cuban cocktail is definitely out of the ordinary. With Pisco, passion fruit, lime juice, mint, and a splash of ginger ale this drink will satisfy your adventurous drinking taste.

5. Mojito Royale, Bagatelle

Known for elaborate brunch parties filled with good food, good drinks, dancing, and mingling offers a creative mojito on their brunch menu. The high end Mojito Royale combines Hennessy VS, mint, lime juice, and Moët. If you’re complimenting your brunch with this extravagant drink, or have it in hand while dancing this summer favorite is always a great choice.

The summer is in full force, and it’s only getting hotter! Treat yourself to a refreshing mojito to cool off and enjoy the summer days ahead in the city.