Sip, sip hooray – it’s National Cocktail Day! Of course, the best way to celebrate National Cocktail Day is to treat yourself to one. Whether you’re dining in or taking it to go to enjoy at home, there are countless spots around Memphis offering sensational spirits. If you need a little inspo, check out our team’s go-to local libations below.
My current favorite has to be the Baba Rita at Babalu. It is consistently great every time I order it, and the splash of pomegranate juice perfectly complements the traditional margarita ingredients. Babalu margaritas are just so fresh and so good! – Lauren
I’m a huge proponent of weekend brunching, so you can catch me sipping on Staks Pancake Kitchen’s Breakfast Margarita! – Gracie
Lemon Berry Sour from BABALU! I love anything with lemon, and it’s just the perfect balance of sweet and sour. – Brittany
I’m a sucker for a good cocktail. I’m not sure what the secret ingredient is to Slider Inn’s Jameson Slushie, but it hits different. – Jenna
I’m a huge fan of the Baba Rita. Crisp, clean, fresh and so tasty! Perfect for a patio day with chips and that incomparable table-side quac! – Courtney
STIX Downtown’s Sake Slushie is the perfect mix of tangy and sweet. It’s so good I find myself adding it to my order no matter the temperature outside! – Murray
I’ve always preferred savory over sweet, and drinks are no exception! I love a Bloody Mary from Staks Pancake Kitchen. It’s the perfect cool, salty beverage topped off with a hint of lime and some delicious celery. – Addison
BABALU’s red wine sangria is always my go-to! – Taylor
Celtic’s Jameson Jewel is sweet, strong and perfect to sip on their patio! – Carlee
Swankys Taco Shop’s Swanktini is a great choice for those who want to be classy but are also here to party. – Christina
I’m an avid red wine drinker, and BABALU’s red sangria is a perfect mix of bold red wine flavor with a hint of sweet from the fruit used to garnish the beverage. – Whitney
And, there you have it! There are several spots around the 901 you can try this National Cocktail Day – let the fun beGIN!