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12 Must-Drink Mojitos in Miami

The Magic City’s quintessential drink

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The mojito is one of the most popular cocktails to come out of Cuba. It’s sweet, tangy, and refreshing. Pair it with South Florida’s tropical weather, and it’s a favorite drink in Miami all year long. This highball cocktail is typically made with white rum, sugar, lime, soda water, and mint — but many restaurants have created their own riffs of the sought-after beverage.

Here are 12 restaurants with must have mojitos in Miami.

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Finka Table & Tap

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While there’s not a dedicated mojito specifically on the menu, it’s still Finka’s second most popular cocktail. So popular in fact that there’s an entire night dedicated to them. Visit this Kendall hotspot on Wednesday for $6 mojitos all night long.

Kuba Cabana

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Doral’s latest Cuban restaurant blends Latin and Caribbean traditions in its music, cuisine, culture, and cocktail menu. Naturally there’s a mojito in the mix. Opt for traditional or a flavored mojito with options including mango, guava, raspberry, coconut, strawberry, lychee, passionfruit, or blueberry.

Mojitos Calle 8

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When it’s named after the famed cocktail, there’s pretty much a guarantee of a special menu featuring mojitos. Here guests will find more than a dozen flavor options and varied sizes from small to mega and pitcher options, or go for the 21-ounce mojito served in a souvenir glass to take home.

Kush Coconut Grove

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Kush’s cocktail menu takes the coconut in Coconut Grove to another level with its version of the mojito called Cocolito. The tropical beverage is made with rum haven, Coco Lopez, mint, and lime. Add a flamingo koozie to take home for three bucks.

Ball & Chain

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The mojito here is kept classic at the historic Ball & Chain, a Cuban lounge whose stage has seen its fair share of big names, think: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, and Louie Armstrong. Made with Bacardi rum, lime juice, sugar, and mint sprigs, it’s one of the best around.

Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina

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There’s no shortage of the classic cocktail at one of Calle Ocho’s most well-known Cuban restaurants. Priding themselves on being “la casa del mojito,” this one will certainly hit the spot.

Cafe La Trova

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Little Havana’s award-winning bar and its retro Cuban vibes are home to a killer mojito criollo made with Cruzan light rum, lime juice, sugar, mint, soda water, and bitters. Served by traditional Cantinero-style bartenders, it’s one of the best in town.

R House Wynwood

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R House offers a refreshing take on the classic mojito. The Mojito Coqueto is made a bit more tropical with the addition of coconut water and flamed coconut flakes. 

Le Jardinier

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Slightly different from everyone else on the list, this menu features a mojito mocktail called the Le Jardin made with cucumber juice, lime, mint, and soda. It’s the perfect mojito for those who aren’t drinking, but want something a bit more exciting than water.

Mojito Bar

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There’s many mojitos on the menu at Mojito Bar located at Bayside. Flavors range from classic to watermelon to ginger. There’s even a Rémy Martin mojito made with V.S.O.P, lime juice, mint, sugar, muddled and shaken with a splash of soda.

Cantina Beach

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Head to the Key Biscayne gem located on the sand at the Ritz Carlton for a Black & Blue Mojito. The fruit forward mojito with a twist is made with Bacardi Razz, muddled blueberries, and blackberries. Imbibers have the choice of Bacardi Silver or Grey Goose.

Lona Cocina Tequileria

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A south of the border twist can be found when ordering a mojito at Lona Cocina. The Mexican Mojito features Don Q Rum, mint, Modelo Negra, and agave, and pairs nicely with the restaurant’s flavorful taco menu.

Finka Table & Tap

While there’s not a dedicated mojito specifically on the menu, it’s still Finka’s second most popular cocktail. So popular in fact that there’s an entire night dedicated to them. Visit this Kendall hotspot on Wednesday for $6 mojitos all night long.

Kuba Cabana

Doral’s latest Cuban restaurant blends Latin and Caribbean traditions in its music, cuisine, culture, and cocktail menu. Naturally there’s a mojito in the mix. Opt for traditional or a flavored mojito with options including mango, guava, raspberry, coconut, strawberry, lychee, passionfruit, or blueberry.

Mojitos Calle 8

When it’s named after the famed cocktail, there’s pretty much a guarantee of a special menu featuring mojitos. Here guests will find more than a dozen flavor options and varied sizes from small to mega and pitcher options, or go for the 21-ounce mojito served in a souvenir glass to take home.

Kush Coconut Grove

Kush’s cocktail menu takes the coconut in Coconut Grove to another level with its version of the mojito called Cocolito. The tropical beverage is made with rum haven, Coco Lopez, mint, and lime. Add a flamingo koozie to take home for three bucks.

Ball & Chain

The mojito here is kept classic at the historic Ball & Chain, a Cuban lounge whose stage has seen its fair share of big names, think: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, and Louie Armstrong. Made with Bacardi rum, lime juice, sugar, and mint sprigs, it’s one of the best around.

Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina

There’s no shortage of the classic cocktail at one of Calle Ocho’s most well-known Cuban restaurants. Priding themselves on being “la casa del mojito,” this one will certainly hit the spot.

Cafe La Trova

Little Havana’s award-winning bar and its retro Cuban vibes are home to a killer mojito criollo made with Cruzan light rum, lime juice, sugar, mint, soda water, and bitters. Served by traditional Cantinero-style bartenders, it’s one of the best in town.

R House Wynwood

R House offers a refreshing take on the classic mojito. The Mojito Coqueto is made a bit more tropical with the addition of coconut water and flamed coconut flakes. 

Le Jardinier

Slightly different from everyone else on the list, this menu features a mojito mocktail called the Le Jardin made with cucumber juice, lime, mint, and soda. It’s the perfect mojito for those who aren’t drinking, but want something a bit more exciting than water.

Mojito Bar

There’s many mojitos on the menu at Mojito Bar located at Bayside. Flavors range from classic to watermelon to ginger. There’s even a Rémy Martin mojito made with V.S.O.P, lime juice, mint, sugar, muddled and shaken with a splash of soda.

Cantina Beach

Head to the Key Biscayne gem located on the sand at the Ritz Carlton for a Black & Blue Mojito. The fruit forward mojito with a twist is made with Bacardi Razz, muddled blueberries, and blackberries. Imbibers have the choice of Bacardi Silver or Grey Goose.

Lona Cocina Tequileria

A south of the border twist can be found when ordering a mojito at Lona Cocina. The Mexican Mojito features Don Q Rum, mint, Modelo Negra, and agave, and pairs nicely with the restaurant’s flavorful taco menu.

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