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12 Must-Drink Mojitos in South Florida

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Everyone knows and likely loves a mojito. Something about the Miami temps makes imbibers crave this sweet, tangy, and refreshing cocktail. One of the most popular cocktails out of Cuba, the mojito is a favorite drink in Miami all year. This highball cocktail is typically made with white rum, sugar, lime, soda water, and mint — but many restaurants have created their riffs of the sought-after beverage. Here are 12 restaurants with must-have mojitos in Miami.

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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.

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 more exciting than water.

Kuba Cabana

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

R House Wynwood

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R House offers a refreshing take on the classic mojito. The Mojito Coqueto is slightly more tropical, with coconut water and flamed coconut flakes. 

The Lido Bayside Grill

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At the Standard’s outdoor oasis, Lido Bayside Grill, a mojito might not be directly on the menu, but that shouldn’t stop guests from ordering the beloved beverage. There’s something magical about sipping a mojito and watching the sunset over Miami’s skyline.

La Cañita

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Classic with a few added dashes of Angostura bitters, this Bayside hot spot offers live Cuban music and bay views with its mojitos.

Mojito Bar

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There are 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, and sugar, muddled and shaken with a splash of soda.

Cafe La Trova

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Little Havana’s award-winning bar and 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.

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: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, and Louie Armstrong, to name a few. Its take on the drink is made with Bacardi rum, lime juice, sugar, and mint sprigs; it’s a must-have.

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 undoubtedly hit the spot.

Mojitos Calle 8

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When it’s named after the famed cocktail, there’s 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.

Finka Table & Tap

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While there’s no dedicated mojito on the menu, it’s still Finka’s second most popular cocktail. Don’t be afraid to order one if that’s what a craving calls for.

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.

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 more exciting than water.

Kuba Cabana

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

R House Wynwood

R House offers a refreshing take on the classic mojito. The Mojito Coqueto is slightly more tropical, with coconut water and flamed coconut flakes. 

The Lido Bayside Grill

At the Standard’s outdoor oasis, Lido Bayside Grill, a mojito might not be directly on the menu, but that shouldn’t stop guests from ordering the beloved beverage. There’s something magical about sipping a mojito and watching the sunset over Miami’s skyline.

La Cañita

Classic with a few added dashes of Angostura bitters, this Bayside hot spot offers live Cuban music and bay views with its mojitos.

Mojito Bar

There are 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, and sugar, muddled and shaken with a splash of soda.

Cafe La Trova

Little Havana’s award-winning bar and 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.

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: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, and Louie Armstrong, to name a few. Its take on the drink is made with Bacardi rum, lime juice, sugar, and mint sprigs; it’s a must-have.

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 undoubtedly hit the spot.

Mojitos Calle 8

When it’s named after the famed cocktail, there’s 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.

Finka Table & Tap

While there’s no dedicated mojito on the menu, it’s still Finka’s second most popular cocktail. Don’t be afraid to order one if that’s what a craving calls for.

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