These 7 mojitos in Birmingham will make you feel like you’re on vacation

Cayo Coco Mojito
Why settle for one mojito when you can have three? Photo via Cayo Coco on Instagram

One of my favorite cocktails to have on a trip is a mojito. Not only is it super refreshing, but it’s also aesthetically pleasing and comes in various flavors. Here is our guide to some of the best mojitos in Birmingham to satisfy that craving between getaways.

1. Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar

We love Bay Leaf’s twist on the classic mojito. Photo via Bay Leaf’s Facebook page

Bay Leaf is our go to for modern Indian cuisine, and that includes the cocktails. Their mangojito is made with fresh Indian mangoes, club soda, white rum and garnished with a sprig of fresh mint.

  • Address: 1024 20th St. S, Unit 101, Birmingham, AL 35205 
  • Hours: Lunch – Monday-Sunday 11AM-2:30 PM | Dinner – Monday-Thursday 5-9:30PM, Friday-Saturday 5-10PM, Sunday 5-9PM
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2. Luna Latin Cuisine

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It’s hard to choose between Luna’s passion fruit or raspberry infused mojito. Photo via Luna Latin Cuisine on Instagram

If you’re seeking adventurous dinner plans, look no further than Luna in Avondale. Luna celebrates the culture of Venezuelan cuisine, and infuses flavors authentic to Latin America.

Complement your entrée with their classic mojito, made with Bacardi Silver, fresh limes and mint leaves. You also have the option of three flavors: lime, raspberry or passion fruit.

  • Address: 4120 2nd Ave S, Birmingham AL 35222
  • Hours: Tuesday-Friday 5-9:30PM | Saturday 12-9:30PM | Sunday 12-3PM
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3. Carrigan’s Beer Garden

Carrigan's beer garden mojito
This is one of the most refreshing cocktails in Birmingham. See for yourself! Photo via Carrigan’s Beer Garden on Instagram

Go to Carrigan’s for their signature corn dog, but stay for the mojito. Trust us! This is one of the most refreshing cocktails I’ve had in Birmingham, and the views inside the beer garden is chef’s kiss.

The mojito includes rum, fresh lime juice, simple and fresh mint.

  • Address: 2910 6th Ave S, Birmingham AL 35233
  • Hours: Wednesday-Friday 4-9:30PM | Saturday 12-9:30PM | Sunday 12-7PM
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4. Roots & Revelry

roots and revelry mojito
Blueberry lovers, this one is for you. Photo via Roots & Revelry on Instagram

Known for their rooftop dining and intriguing menu, Roots and Revelry is ideal for date night with bae. Enjoy the night by sipping a yummy blueberry mojito that includes rum, blueberries, lime, mint and club soda.

  • Address: 1623 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 4-10PM | Friday and Saturday Brunch 11AM-3PM | Sunday Brunch 10AM-3PM
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5. Avondale Common House

Avondale cucumber mojito
Doesn’t get any more refreshing than cucumber and mint leaves. Photo via Mary Washburn for Avondale Common House

Avondale Common House prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients to put a unique twist on southern cuisine. This is evident with both their food and drink menu. Next time you stop by, try the Common House Cucumber Mojito with Cruzan light rum, St. Germain, cucumbers, mint, lime juice and soda. Delish!

  • Address: 4100 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35222
  • Hours: Wednesday 11AM-2PM; 4-9PM | Thursday 11AM-2PM; 4-9PM | Friday 11AM-2PM; 4-10PM | Saturday 11AM-3PM; 4-10PM | Sunday 11AM-3PM
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6. Half Shell Oyster House

Our list wouldn’t be complete without featuring a cocktail where strawberry is the star of the show. Half Shell has a strawberry basil mojito with Captain Morgan Strawberry Rum, muddled together with fresh basil, lime and strawberries.

7. Cayo Coco Rum Bar & Restaurante

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There’s something about a mojito from a rum bar that just hits different. Photo via Cayo Coco on Instagram

Mojito newbie? Venture out to your local rum bar, Cayo Coco. Their mojito is made with Cuban style rum, fresh lime, spearmint and crisp soda.

For an additional dollar, enhance the taste of your mojito by infusing more flavor such as strawberry, blackberry, watermelon, passion fruit, pineapple, coconut and mango.

  • Address: 2015 1st Ave N, Unit A, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-10PM | Friday-Saturday 4-11PM | Reservations are strongly recommended
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Carmen Waldrop
Carmen Waldrop
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