You’re in Miami, it’s hot as hell and you’re thinking about relaxing on the beach with a cool cocktail. Whether it’s enjoying one of these awesome Summer Cocktails on a yacht in the smooth open waters, on a beach with friends, or at a pool party, you will love these refreshing drinks. Now, this could easily turn into a long list, but we’ll just keep it to Top 10.


Café Kush

Images & Recipe: Gold Dust Employee of the Month & Recipe

Located in the historic MiMo – short for “Miami Modern” – arts district, at the Selina Gold Dust Motel, Café Kush transports guests to their very own Miami-meets-French Riviera. Boasting tasteful Art Deco vibes and a serene water view, this funky, French-inspired café dishes up bistro classics and craft cocktails perfect for the season. The Gold Dust Employee of the Month ($13) craft cocktail, made with Montelobos mezcal, grapefruit, and jalapeño, is the perfect combination of tropical and heat that Miami’s summer is known for. Cafe Kush is located at 7700 Biscayne Blvd in Miami. For more information visit


R House

Images & Recipe: La Pina Loca Images & Recipe

This summer at R House Wynwood, make sure to order the refreshing La Pina Loca ($100), a frozen pina colada served in a whole pineapple with sparklers, flamingo straws, tiki umbrellas and 5 shots of the customers choice. This cocktail is presented to the table on a bamboo tray. Perfect for sharing, the La Pina Loca is available for only those “in the know” as this extravagant cocktail is a secret item that isn’t mentioned on R House’s menu. Offered during brunch, lunch, or dinner service, guests can pre-order the Pina Loca on the R House website before your visit. R House is located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood and is open Wednesday through Thursday from 4PM-10PM, Friday from 4PM-12AM, Saturday from 11:30AM-12AM, and Sunday from 11:30AM-6PM. For more information visit at


The Setai Miami Beach

Images & Recipe: Frozen Chili Passion Martini

Add a little bit of spice with a Frozen Chili Passion Martini ($18) at The Setai. Available at Jaya and Ocean Grill, it features Chili & Ginger ALB Vodka, orange juice, passion fruit rum & purée,cranberry juice & chili flakes. Jaya & Ocean Grill are located at The Setai Miami Beach, 2001 Collins Avenue. Jaya is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Ocean Grill is open daily for lunch from 11AM–5PM and for dinner 6–11PM. For dining reservations, please visit Opentable or call (855) 923-7899.


Toro Toro

Recipes & Images: Toro Toro – Summer Latin Lite Cocktails
Sip and celebrate the start of summer at Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse Toro Toro with its new Summer Latin Lite Cocktails. Enjoy the meticulously crafted cocktails El Jardin, featuring Scottish gin, lime juice, cucumber juice, simple syrup and mint; and Sol de Verano with white rum, lime juice, honey syrup and topped with fresh mint leaves and raspberries. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. Telephone (305) 372-4710;





Image: Cucumber Ginger Mojito

Opened in January 2022, LM Restaurant’s newest concept Moréa is a Mediterranean oceanfront dining oasis on Fort Lauderdale beach. The restaurant’s menu features fresh, simply prepared small plates, mezze and wood-grilled meats and seafood, handcrafted cocktails, and great wines on tap. This summer, guests have the opportunity to cool off and relax right along the water with Morèa’s cocktail special. During the summer, Morèa will be offering their signature ($13) Cucumber Ginger Mojito prepared with Plantation 3 Star, Cucumber Ginger Shrub, Lime Juice, Blue Agave Nectar and Mint. Moréa is located at 701 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard at the Paramount Condominiums. Valet and street parking available.; Telephone: (954) 306-3064


Yellow Green Farmers Market

Images & Recipe: Pink Flamingo Images & Recipe

Beat the heat this Summer at Yellow Green Farmers Market, South Florida’s one-of-a-kind destination for fresh fruit, vegetables, delicious food and drinks, leisure, and retail, consisting of over 325 local, small businesses. Those looking for a boozy refreshment should visit the Happytizer Bar and try the Pink Flamingo Vodka Lemonade ($7). This cocktail can be served on ice or frozen in an on-the-go pouch, perfect for sipping and strolling around the market. Yellow Green Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to 8:30PM. It is located at 3080 Sheridan Street in Hollywood, Florida. Telephone: (954) 513-3990; For more information visit




Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar

Images & Recipe: Summer Crush Cocktail Recipe & Images

New York City’s The Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar opened in Boca Raton’s Town Center in April 2022, bringing guests the same meticulously crafted cuisine and polished service to South Florida. The elevated casual eatery’s sophisticated cocktail program has the perfect beverage on the menu for summer. The Summer Crush ($17) is made with watermelon infused gin, Italicus, fresh lemon juice, and prosecco. The Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar Boca Raton is located at 6000 Glades Road, Suite 1008C immediately adjacent to the valet stand at the Boca Raton Town Center. For more information visit