Holiday Spirits

Where To Find The Best Cocktails In South Florida This Season


Death Or Glory

Located right off Atlantic Avenue, this quirky bar is one of Delray's hidden gems. To get in the festive spirit, Death or Glory has created cocktails to fit its “Miracle Holiday Pop-up" theme. The Christmapolitan, vodka, elderflower, dry vermouth, spiced cranberry sauce, lime, rosemary and absinthe mist, is an ideal way to start feeling the holiday spirit. To top it off, drinks are served in cheerful holiday-themed glasses, like a Santa head, to elevate the experience. With holiday wrapping paper covering the walls, ornaments hanging throughout the room and hundreds of holiday lights, this bar is sure to promise a convivial time with friends.

For more information visit Death Or Glory


Recognized twice as a James Beard Foundation Smart Catch Leader, this sea-to-table restaurant offers a  lively bar atmosphere. Holiday cocktails include the Winter in New York — bourbon, lemon juice, syrup, a float of pinot noir garnished with a sprinkle of allspice; Tis The Season Mimosa—fresh cranberry and rosemary puree, simple syrup, lemon juice, topped with champagne and a cinnamon sugar rim; Sitting by the Fire —vodka, espresso, White Godiva liqueur, Frangelico, garnished with espresso beans.

For more information visit Lionfish Delray

Corvina Seafood Grill

Eggnog is a holiday staple but have you ever tried Coquito? This seafood-focused restaurant takes influence from Latin and Caribbean flavors and mixes them together to create spectacular dishes. Corvina has indoor and alfresco dining as well as an indoor and outdoor bar, making it a great place to enjoy South Florida's glorious winter weather. The traditional Puerto Rican creamy coconut drink is a must for the holidays. Incorporating evaporated milk, cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon and topped off with rum is bound to become a new favorite.

For more information visit Corvina

Delray Beach Market

Florida's largest food hall is the place to be for this year's holiday celebration. With four dessert-inspired holiday cocktails served with a side of cookies, you’ll be tempted to sample each one! Snickerdoodle Old Fashion, made with Putman single malt whiskey, cinnamon syrup, vanilla bitters and served with a coated cinnamon sugar rim is a favorite.

For more information visit  Delray Beach Market

Harborwood Urban Kitchen & Bar

Located in the Hyatt Centric Las Olas, guests can peruse festive cocktail options while soaking up the views of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Whether you opt for the Coquito, Mistletoe Margarita, or Snowflake Martini, made with Peppermint Schnapps, Vanilla Vodka, White Chocolate Liqueur and cream, you’re bound to end the evening in a jolly mood.

For more information visit Hyatt Centric Las Olas

Gala And Muse Bar Aventura:

Take away all the stress from the holiday's to-do list by sipping the limited-edition signature cocktail, the Spiced Apple Pie, made with Apple Pie Moonshine, spiced cinnamon-chili syrup, Broski Crisp Cider and garnished with a dehydrated apple slice.

For more information visit Gala And MuseBar Aventura

The Apothecary 330

This old-school-styled speakeasy nestled inside downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Pizza Craft is a bar that shouldn’t be missed. Insider tip: Order bites from Pizza Craft from inside the cocktail club While you are sipping on your holiday cocktails. The holiday drink menu includes the Santa-Rac — Old Forest Rye, Walnut Dram, Peychaud’s Bitters, Absinthe Rinse and orange expression; Christmas Candola — Homemade Mulled Wine, Makers Mark Bourbon, spiced Orgeat, aquafaba lemon; Milk and Cookies —Grey Whale Gin, crème de coco, oatmeal cookies and nutmeg; 12 Days of Christmas — a rotating holiday cocktail which changes daily and in true South Florida fashion a shot of Coquito. What to make the holiday season even more special? Opt for the personalized tableside experience called “Old Fashioned Cart”, offering several fine spirits, garnishes and smoking varietals for guests to customize their perfect Old Fashioned.

For more information visit Pizza Craft Pizzeria

Sugar Factory

Why not make this holiday season the sweetest it can be? Head to the Sugar Factory Miami for their new holiday drinks. ‘Tis The Season Insane Milkshake mixed with creamy vanilla ice cream and eggnog served in a white-chocolate dipped mug, decorated with mini candy canes, colorful gumdrops and topped off with a gingerbread cookie is sure to get you in a festive spirit. The Mistletoe Mule — sweet blend of cherry vodka, ginger beer, cranberry juice and a dash of fresh lime, garnished with gummy Christmas wreaths and gummy cherries is a favorite among the adults.

For more information visit Sugar Factory

Strawberry Moon

Be instantly transported to the Miami Art Deco era with a touch of Havana and Beverly Hills. The Espresso Martini made with Godiva Dark Chocolate Liquor infusion can satisfy your sweet tooth and give you and your dinner guests the perfect pick-me-up after the food coma starts to set in.

For more information visit: Strawberry Moon

Joia Beach

 This tropical paradise right on the beach adds a festive twist to their classic Joia’s Whiskey Sour by adding cinnamon and replacing simple syrup with some maple syrup. Joia Beach makes their classic drink by combining bourbon or whiskey, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, maple syrup, a pinch of cinnamon and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

For more information visit Joia Beach 

The Boca Raton Resort

Flamingo Grill planned its decor around the name with 1950s inspired pink and green upholstered booths and a tropical flamingo mural in the restaurant. Their holiday cocktail this season is called “Clausmopolitan” with vodka, cranberry juice, lime, garnished with cranberries and a sugar-coated rim — ideal for our Florida winter.

For more information visit The Boca Raton

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