Summer goes great with a daiquiri. Named after a Cuban beach and mine in Santiago, bananas, avocados and an assortment of other ingredients have been factored in to this sweet libation. Cocktail enthusiast needn’t look any further than the Sacramento backyard to experience the famed cocktail.
Shady Lady Saloon
1409 R St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 231-9121

The Shady Lady could serve as the authority on mixology. In addition to their wide selection of cocktails, they have daiquiris covered too. Try the Hemingway daiquiri to experience a taste all its own. Sit and enjoy the 1800’s atmosphere, while you indulge on some stellar appetizers. As an added bonus, The Shady Lady features live music 5 nights a week. Enjoy jazz, country and even the blues. The drink menu changes by season, offering your taste buds a wide range of flavors. Be sure to visit their website for a full list of upcoming events.

De Vere’s Irish Pub
1521 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 231-9947

The classiest Irish pub in Sacramento, De Vere’s Irish Pub provides an authentic vibe for the pub going crowd. Take in a football match on the big screen, or indulge in their some delicious Shepherd’s pie. De Vere’s is dark, cozy and chock full of ambiance. A full bar serves up a daiquiri to suite your every taste. That same full bar may prove to make the night a long one, with a ridiculous number of whiskeys available.

Tequila Museo Mayahuel
1200 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 441-7200

If you are diggin’ a strawberry daiquiri or a killer margarita, look no further than Mayhuel for either. Sure the Museo specializes in tequila base drinks, but they also make a mean daiquiri. Again, ambiance makes this restaurant. Whether you want to grab a table indoors in the Museo, or you’d prefer to sit outside on the K street pedestrian mall and take in the sites of downtown Sacramento, Mayahuel provides you with both. This location is also a great spot for a drink before or after a show at the Crest Theater.

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The Porch Restaurant And Bar
1815 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 444-2423

This Midtown eatery is imbued with Southern flair, and their full bar serves up a righteous daiquiri. Grab a plate of their buttermilk fried chicken, and make a meal of it. Their daiquiris are on point, and the Southern charm is welcoming and inviting. The Porch Restaurant and Bar was made for hot summer days and so are their daiquiris. Seems like a no brainer.

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Magpie Cafe
1601 16th St
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 452-7594

As if Magpie Cafe needs to be awesome at anything else, their bar tenders can kill it. Custom drinks include daiquiris, gimlets, old fashioned, and a host of other signature libations. Their Hemingway daiquiris are made with Flor De Cana rum, grapefruit juice, Luxardo maraschino liqueur and lime. Get phenomenal food, and a brilliant daiquiri here.

Christopher Millard is a freelance writer and cultural critic whose music reviews can be found on He also works as a publicist for Valence Communications Group and is a contributor to the health and wellness magazine, Hybrid. Chris currently resides in Sacramento, California.