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No matter how hot Vegas weather can be, we’re always in the mood for a cool cocktail. Pool days, patio weather, outdoor dining offer a perfect setting for a fresh, fun, or even fancy cocktail. Read on for some of the tastiest cocktails around courtesy of a few restaurants at Downtown Summerlin®.

Stop in at Public School 702 for a taste of summer. The restaurant offers a few delicious cocktails worth making at home. Our personal fav? The Sandiarita!

The Sandiarita

  • 1.5oz Tequila
  • 1.5oz Monin
  • 0.75oz Lime Juice
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Shake over ice and pour into tajin rimmed glass garnish with tajin watermelon piece. Voila!

Sandiarita at Public School 702

True Food Kitchen has a mean Watermelon Mojito this summer that’s delish.

Watermelon Mojito

  • 0.75 oz lime juice
  • 0.75oz simple syrup
  • 0.5oz pineapple juice
  • 2oz watermelon juice
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1.5oz lime-infused rum
  • 1 lime wheel

Combine all ingredients in a tin. Shake, shake, shake. Tight strain over new ice. Garnish with a lime wheel. Perfect for a summer night in!

True Food Kitchen Watermelon Mojito

Don’t miss out on the Barista’s Brew from Frankie’s Uptown! The must-sip concoction features Jameson Irish Whiskey, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream and Cold Brew Coffee! Talk about a pick-me-up!

Frankies Uptown Summer Cocktail

California Pizza Kitchen has a seasonal Beehive Sangria that’s a perfect compliment for a night in with family and friends.

Beehive Sangria

  • Makes approximately 6 servings
  • 1 bottle Pinot Grigio
  • 1/2 cup Orange Liqueur (Cointreau or Triple Sec)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Lavender Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Strawberry Puree
  • 1/2 cup fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup water
  • Garnish with strawberry slices

Add all ingredients to a container and stir until fully combined. Refrigerate for at least 12 hours for best results. When ready to serve, garnish with strawberry slices and enjoy!

Grape Street Café & Wine Bar is serving up a summer Huck Drop that’s dreamy. The Blue Ice Huckleberry Vodka cocktail is topped off with ice, fresh lemon juice and triple sec.