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Staff Recommendations: Best Cocktails in Orlando

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This is it, the list you’ve been waiting for! We’ve traveled all around Orlando doing the hard work of trying different cocktails and have come up with our favorite cocktails in Orlando!

From margaritas to martinis, frosé, and more, there’s something for anyone’s taste buds on this list. Keep scrolling to read Staff Recommendations: Best Cocktails in Orlando!

Margaritas are an absolute must at Reyes Mezcaleria! With tequila arette silver, lime, and agave they’re known as a delicious classic for a reason!

MON | Closed
TUES–THURS | 11AM–10PM
FRI–SAT | 11AM–11PM
SUN | 11AM–9PM

📍821 N. Orlando Ave. Orlando, FL 32801

Need something refreshing? Try the Hummingbird at the Guesthouse with Bellafina prosecco, elderflower liquor, soda water, and lemon. Yum!

MON–FRI | 4PM–2AM
SAT–SUN | 12PM–12AM

📍1321 Mills Ave. Orlando, FL, 32803

When you’re in need of the perfect night cap, check out Good Night Mist from Illume at the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek. Featuring Hendrick’s gin, cucumber, grapefruit, rosemary-matcha, yuzu soda, it’s a matcha made in heaven!

MON–TUES | Closed
WEDS–SUN| 6PM–12AM

📍14900 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32821

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs is famous for their moonshine and we love their white peach sangria! Filled with peach moonshine, La Perlina Moscato and fresh peach puree muddled with orange and mango. Garnished with a moonshine-soaked peach wedge

MON–FRI | 11AM–10PM
SAT–SUN | 9AM–10PM

📍1602 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

New to Splitsville in Disney Springs is the Bamboo Bar featuring tropical drinks! Take flight with their frozen flight sampling Pina Colada, Big Wave Dave and Rum Runner.

Daily | 11AM–10PM

📍1494 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Previously known as the Shark Attack, this drink can be found at Chez Alcatraz at Universal Studios. This drink features coconut rum, Blue Curacao, pineapple juice, Sprite,  grenadine and cherry for the blood effect and a shark gummy.

Daily | 11AM–6PM

📍6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

For all our gin drinkers out there, this one’s for you! Hayman’s London dry gin, passionfruit, lemon, falenum, and orgeat, this drink it out of this world!

SUN–MON | Closed
TUES–SAT | 6PM–12AM

📍1319 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Illume is on our list again of favorite cocktails in Orlando, this time with the Firebird! Suntory Haku vodka, Tozai sake, cantaloupe, green tea syrup, local ginger jam, it’s the perfect Japanese inspired drink.

MON–TUES | Closed
WEDS–SUN | 6PM–12AM

📍14900 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32821

When you need a night out on the town, McQueens Social Lounge is your place to go. The Escobar is a staff favorite with Avion silver tequila, lime, and Columbian powder.

MON–TUES | Closed
WEDS–SAT | 7PM–2AM
SUN | 4PM–2AM

📍33 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801

Not only does Mamak Asian Street Food have amazing food, they also have amazing cocktails like the Lychee Martini. Be sure to order it next time you’re there, you won’t be disappointed! 

MON | Closed
TUES–THURS | 11AM–10PM
FRI | 11AM–11PM
SAT | 11AM–11PM
SUN | 12PM–10PM

📍1231 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

Shh… can you keep a secret? Mathers Social Gathering is a Speakeasy in Orlando with amazing drinks. We recommend the Frosé with Nolet’s gin, Rose wine, and prickly pear and peaches on a nice hot summer evening!

MON | Closed
TUES–SAT | 4PM–2AM
SUN | Closed

📍3 Phoenix Building, 30 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

We’re ending our cocktail list at our favorite local coffee/cocktail bar, The Robinson! Just To Be Clear is a staff favorite with gin, limoncello, aloe, strawberry, and lime!

MON | 8AM–10PM
TUES–SAT | 8AM–2PM
SUN | 9AM–10PM

📍63 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801

Our Favorite Cocktails in Orlando

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Kimberly Gooch

Kimberly Gooch

Hi I'm Kim! I am a Florida native from Clearwater Florida, and now currently living in Orlando. I've been in Orlando for the last 6 years and love to explore everything the city has to offer. I travel a lot on the weekends visiting new cities, and in my spare time I enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, and discovering new things to do.

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