5 to Try: Exotic Cocktails

Alluring, sweet and downright dangerous: Drinks dressed to thrill.

Updated: February 24, 2003

5 to Try


454 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Ask for the special Get Wet cocktail.

Mister Tiki

801 5TH Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Share the big bowled Killa Kilauea with passion fruit and spiced rum with friends.


901 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

The Cactus Flower Margarita with prickly pear puree is perfectly sweet and tart.

Red Circle

420 E St, San Diego, CA 92101

Over 100 Russian vodkas make for other-worldly combinations.

More Spots for Cocktails

D Street Bar & Grill

485 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

Lounge Six

616 J St 4th Fl, San Diego, CA 92101

A cocktail roster of tropical favorites.

The Airport

2400 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Try kitschy cocktails like the Red Eye or the Frequent Flyer.