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Best Mojitos On The South Shore And Cape Cod

July 17, 2013 6:00 AM

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(Photo from Seaside Pub On Main)

(Photo from Seaside Pub On Main)

A mojito is a refreshing cocktail that typically includes rum with sugar, lime, soda and fresh muddled mint. Nowadays, you can find it in a wide variety of ways including with fruits like berries. An icy mojito is the perfect accompaniment to a dinner out or night on the town with friends to let loose. Check out some of the best spots for mojitos on the South Shore and in Cape Cod.Related: The Best Wine Destinations In The US

(Photo from Seaside Pub On Main)

(Photo from Seaside Pub On Main)

Seaside Pub On Main
615 Main St.
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 815-4517
www.seasidepub.com

Seaside Pub On Main on Cape Cod is a local spot perfect for a wide range of foods, including gluten-free dishes. There are appetizers great for sharing like fried pickles, mussels and stuffed quahogs, and for entrees, seafood dishes are fresh and delicious including the fish and chips. There is also plenty to do here since some nights it has karaoke and trivia. But it’s the mojitos you won’t want to miss. Seaside has flavored mojitos in unique varieties. For $8, sip selections like raspberry mojito, grand melon, dragonberry, orange and more.

(Photo from Stockholders)

(Photo from Stockholders)

Stockholders
1073 Main St.
Weymouth, MA 02190
(781) 335-3100
www.stockholderssteakhouse.com

Stockholders prides itself on being similar to a “big city style steakhouse dropped into the heart of the South Shore,” right in Weymouth. It serves brunch, lunch and dinner and a wide range of American favorites. It’s a place to go to enjoy steak and potatoes the way you like it and New England favorites like fried seafood or chowder. But it also has a great drink list. There are innovative martinis, wines to satisfy every aficionado,  as well as some of the best mojitos around. Go for a classic version or go for fruity varieties like pineapple or the blueberry lavender mojito featuring Barcardi limon and lavender syrup.

(Photo from Chatham Bars Inn)

(Photo from Chatham Bars Inn)

Chatham Bars Inn
297 Shore Road
Chatham, MA 02633
(855) 527-4884
www.chathambarsinn.com

Since 1914, locals and visitors have escaped to the historic luxury resort of Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod. There is so much to do and enjoy including the beach, spa, numerous options for dining and places to relax and have a cocktail. At the Inn, you won’t want to miss its blueberry mojito for $15. It includes Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka and club soda along with fresh blueberries, mint leaves straight from the resort’s onsite garden, along with lime, which blends together to make an excellent and flavorful cocktail concoction.

Related: Boston’s Best Bars With Great Rum Selections

Joes @ Barley Neck Inn (Photo from Barley Neck Inn)

Joes @ Barley Neck Inn (Photo from Barley Neck Inn)

Barley Neck Inn
5 Beach Road
Orleans, MA 02643
(508) 255-0212
www.barleyneck.com

The Barley Neck Inn’s history dates back to 1848 in Orleans on Cape Cod. The resort is located less than one mile from Nauset Beach. The award-winning restaurants onsite are known as premiere wedding or rehearsal dinner destinations, but there are also areas dedicated to casual time spent sipping affordable wine selections and innovative drinks alongside tasty cuisine. There are a few mojitos to choose from too. The peach one features organic mint and Absolut Peach, the Mexican mojito has El Jimador with muddled sugar and mint along with a citrus float, and the unique Bourbon-jito featuring Jim Beam muddled with maple syrup and mint.

(Photo from Alma Nove)

(Photo from Alma Nove)

Alma Nove
22 Shipyard Drive
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-3353
www.almanovehingham.com

Executive chef Paul Wahlberg owns Alma Nove along with his celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, and their family friend Ed St. Croix. Located right on the waterfront, the menu features dishes inspired by Italy and the Mediterranean including pasta, fresh seafood and even small plates perfect for snacking and sampling the menu. There is an intimate dining area, bar and lounge area with flatscreen TVs and an outdoor patio with fire pits. There’s also a wide range of white and red wines and then signature cocktails like the absinthe drinks or organic bloody Marys. Though it’s not on the menu, Alma Nove also makes a mean mojito which can be made with fruits like raspberries to sweeten it up per your request.

Related: Kim Haasarud’s New Book:101 Mojitos & Other Muddled Drinks

Michelle Levine is a creative energetic, young professional that is passionate about everything Boston has to offer. She loves to attend local events, dine out, and cook and wants to share her findings with you. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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