By Tyler Shanley
As summer creeps closer, New Yorkers are out on the prowl looking for new and exciting restaurants to satisfy their thirst. Here are some of the best restaurants in the Bronx if you’re looking for a refreshing, but boozy drink for the summertime.
Freezy’s at The Bronx Public
The Bronx Public is a popular, modern bar/restaurant located in none other than the Bronx. Whether you are a mixed drink fanatic, or simply like to sit back with a beer, this restaurant has something for you. Their now infamous frozen drinks aptly named Freezy’s are perfectly suited for the summer sun.
170 W 231st St, Bronx NY
Quaranfreezies from Brewskis
If mixed drinks are not quite your speed, Brewskis is the perfect place for you! Brewskis features a rotating number of 23 beers on their draft list at a time as well as an assortment of chilled canned and bottled beer. The beer menu has a number of IPAs, lagers, fruity sours, and sparkling ales, so your tastebuds are sure to stumble upon something new.
3718 East Tremont Ave Bronx, NY
Floral Cocktails at The Waterfront
The Waterfront is an upscale, scenic bar and restaurant that is perfect for a romantic night out with a significant other, or even an afternoon with family and friends. The beautiful outdoor seating is just what’s needed for the upcoming summer weather and the new drink menu complete with beautiful floral cocktails is the perfect companion for the view.
One of my favorite cocktails on the menu is the Berry Blush which is mixed with Reyka Vodka, Raspberry, Passion Tea, and freshly squeezed lemonade.
500 Hutchinson River Pkwy, Bronx, NY
Specialty Drinks at Tin Marín
This classy and authentic Tapas bar is another gem that the Bronx has to offer for the summertime. The food is great, but the drink menu goes on for days! Tin Marín offers an assortment of cocktails, margaritas, sangrias, mojitos, wine, and beer which keeps guests coming back for more on countless occasions.
Drinks that stand out on this menu are the La Rubia (Mezcal, Tequila, Pineapple Juice, Orange Liquor, Lime Juice, and a Spicy Tajín Rim) and the assortment of margaritas which come in flavors such as guava, strawberry, passion fruit, mango, and raspberry.
3708 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY
Rum Favorites from Havana Café
If you love mojitos, pina coladas, and all things rum, then you’re in luck because Havana Café has a lot of them! This restaurant has a medley of creative drink mixes that are sure to cool you down this summer.
They also offer a large variety of aged rum for those with a little more of a refined taste, so there’s a drink for all tastes at this establishment.
3151 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY