5 to Try: Summer Drinks

Fun, cool cocktails for the hottest season of the year.

Updated: July 23, 2004

5 to Try


218 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Like margaritas? Give the spicy ancho-chili version a try at this kitschy Mexico joint.

Patio Lounge

179 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Gracious bartenders plunk a pink straw in sake and champagne cocktails. Try a white-wine margarita or mango-sake driver.

Mercado Sociale

669 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Arrive early to score a sidewalk table, as tireless bartenders mash mint for mojitos all night long.

More Spots for Summer Drinks

Great Lakes Bar & Restaurant

284 5TH Ave Ste 497, Brooklyn, NY 11215