There’s no greater way to celebrate 303 Magazine’s 10 year anniversary, and the release of our anniversary issue than attending our Cuban themed White Party. But of course you can’t really celebrate with us, without a getting in the Cuban spirit. That’s why we’ve round up the best latin inspired cocktails Denver has to offer.
Here’s a guide on where to get your pre-party cuban cocktails to get you in the ‘Cuban’ mood before 303’s White Party:
Where: TAG | 1441 Larimer Street
What: Mojitos and original cocktails
Recommended Drink: Kumquat Jalapeno Mojito.
Mojito’s are Cuba’s most popular alcoholic beverage, but don’t settle for the average mojito. Before the White Party grab a few mojito’s at TAG. Located off Larimer square, this restaurant’s cocktails are inspired classic cocktails with a twist. Take for example, the Kumquat Jalapeño Mojito. This drink is not only a mojito, but the drink includes Kumquat and Jalapeños which adds a unexpected element. If you’re looking for a beverage with the South American flare, whether it be the Kumquat Jalapeño Mojito, or any other of Tag’s original cocktails, you can be sure to find it here.
Where: Cuba Cuba Café and Bar| 1173 Delaware Street
What: Authentic Cuban Beverages and Delicacies
Recommended Drink: Espressotini
If you aren’t one for the flare, you can get authentic mojitos, Sangria, and Daiquiris At Cuba Cuba Café & Bar. Cuba Cuba’s beverage list just might leave you with a Cuban culture Hangover, but don’t worry they have traditional Cuban coffee to help with that. In fact you can get the Esspressotini which has vodka, a shot of espresso, rum cream and kahula in it. Either way, if you’re sipping on coffee or a cocktail, or a cocktail with coffee in it, Cuba Cuba Café is the place to stop by before 303’s White Party.
Where: Mynt Mojito Lounge | 1424 Market Street
What: Mojitos in every flavor you could ever dream of.
Recommended Drink: Mile High Mojito
Mynt Mojito Lounge is not your traditional sit down, but these Mojitos are anything but tradition. Their flavors range from strawberry to ginger. possibly one of their most unique drinks is their mile high mojito. their mile high mojito is comprised of mint, lime, sugar, muddled Rubi Rey rum, and topped off with campaign. But be warned there’s more to this lounge than fancy mojitos. You can choose from a variety of other unique crafted cocktails, or grab a bite to eat, all for a great price. If you’re looking for somewhere to lounge before the White Party, choose Mynt Mojito Lounge.
Where: Zengo| 1610 Little Raven Street
What: Latin and Asian Cocktails
Recommended drinks: Mojito Espescial
If you’re looking to taste more than Cuba, Zengo is the place to go. Zengo is known for its bold flavors and unexpected combinations and its drink menu are sure to excite. But possibly their most exciting drink is their Mojito Espesical. It doesn’t sound like its all too specie, but this classic mojito features a dark rum, brown sugar, mint and lime that is sure to make you feel like your in Cuba. Whether you choose a traditional Cuban beverage, or one from Japan, Zengo will be the perfect spot to get a sip with flare before the White Party.
Featured Photo Courtesy of Zengo.