Nothing says summer quite like a daiquiri. A frozen drink is a perfect treat for a summer event – a mix between a sweet and refreshing treat, sure to amp up the good times. If you’re looking to bring a little bit of a vacation vibe to Hudson County, check out the list of bars in Hoboken and Jersey City that offer delicious daiquiris.
Chango Kitchen | 301 Willow Avenue
This Latin-Cubano restaurant offers fusion favorites, from the daily specials to mofongos, quesadillas, ceviches, tamales, and more. Pair the daiquiris, mojitos, and more with the Latin-inspired cuisine for maximum enjoyment.
Elysian Cafe | 1001 Washington Street
A landmark in Hoboken, this staple serves up a mean take on the cocktail called Hemingway’s Daquiri. It’s made with light rum, maraschino, grapefruit, and lime juice. It comes garnished with maraschino cherries.
The Cuban | 333 Washington Street
This downtown restaurant’s extensive drink menu includes a Havana Club Daquiri, which is mixed with rum, lime, and Demers. Another option is the Hemingway Dayquiri, which is a fusion of rum, Luxardo Maraschino, pink grapefruit, and lime. Pair the sweet drinks with a tres leches part or something savory during a Cuban tart.
Cellar 335 | 335 Newark Avenue
Frozen turquoise daiquiris are offered during the summer season in many flavors at this basement bar, complete with funky decor and tropical drinks. Daiquiri options include Miami Vice, mojito, and classic. Each one costs $12. Pair it with avocado rice or a bao for a fully foreign feel.
Dullboy | 364 Grove Street
Dullboy has all the good vibes – classic books hanging on the walls, mood lighting, an IG-worthy bar, you just can’t go wrong. Opt for the pineapple daiquiri next time you’re there. It’s sure to please your tastebuds!
Harry’s Daughter | 339 Communipaw Avenue #4072
Patrons can always enjoy a glass of frozen strawberry daiquiri at Harry’s Daughter as it’s a part of the permanent drink menu. It’s made with angostura rum, secret Trunudaduan bitters, fresh strawberries, freshly squeezed lime juice, and housemade demerara syrup. Potent and delicious!
JSQ Lounge | 50 Journal Square Plaza
This event space’s daiquiri is part of the $10 special menu, which also includes negronis, Moscow mules, margaritas, and Manhattans. The cocktail is made with Wray and Nephew over-proofed rum, freshly squeezed lime, and simple syrup. The bar also offers a side of history, as the space is located next to the famous Loews Theatre.
The Archer | 176 Newark Avenue
This cocktail bar can whip up just about any drink from classic to newly trending – and of course, that includes a stellar daiquiri. It’s made with rum, lime, and simple syrup and is served in a classic glass with a slice of lime sitting pretty on the edge.
The Hutton | 225 Hutton Street
This chic spot is a go-to for date night or a friend’s night out. The Hutton’s take on the classic daiquiri includes muddled limes, oranges, and a dash of sugar syrup, and two ounces of Barcardi white rum.
The Kitchen Step | 500 Jersey Avenue
The Kitchen Step never – we mean never – disappoints. Take this fun twist on a daiquiri for example. The creation is called The Color Wheel and is made with rum, lime, coconut, pineapple ice, and strawberry daiquiri – frozen.
Zeppelin Hall | 1 Marin Boulevard
Mango, banana, and strawberry daiquiris are all available at this waterfront bar, which also offers an impressive selection of beer. The seasonal space is only open from May to September, which makes it ideal for enjoying a frozen drink in the warm weather.