Made with sugar, muddled lime, and cachaca, Caipirinha is one of Brazil’s national cocktails and the country’s most valued treasure thanks to its preference by many a restaurant visitor. The delicious drink is prepared by mixing sugar and lime fruit before adding liquor, sweetness, and sophistication. The following restaurants offer the best Caipirinha New York City and are a must-visit:
111 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009
If you are looking for endless flavor and decent pricing, look no further than Yuca Bar. For more than a decade, Yuca Bar and Restaurant has offered a fusion of Latin delicacies from more than a dozen countries all over the world. The cocktails on the menu reflect the spice of Latin America, from the classic combinations to the modern mixes that keep people streaming in. A unique and relaxed atmosphere while sipping down your favorite drink is what everyone is looking for in a restaurant, and Yuca Bar never disappoints. Look out for the happy hour specials and grab yourself some of the best mojitos and cocktails in NYC.
253 Broome St
New York, NY 10002
Good vibes, a chill mood, and delicious drinks are the perfect restaurant trifecta, and they’re all on the menu at Barrio Chino. The wait service is world class while not being pretentious. Some of the great meals to try out while here include the quesadilla with chorizo and the guacamole, accompanied with chips and salsa (super fresh and well-prepared). The restaurant is also situated in a vibrant street bursting with life and providing exciting views for the visitors. Founded in July 2003, Barrio Chino is currently operated by Fidel Vazquez and serves several Mexican classical dishes that you should try out.
Maracuja Bar and Grill
279 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
For a modern menu with a Spanish twist, Maracuja Bar and Grill is the ideal place. The restaurant is complete with a fun backyard patio and friendly staff, along with local art décor and a pool table to keep you entertained. The Mediterranean snacks are a great alternative to your usual and an excellent opportunity to try something new. The oysters and chicken skewers are incredibly popular here.
543 LaGuardia PI
New York, NY 100012
Favela Cubana is a Cuban and Brazillian restaurant that is located in Greenwich Village. Established and founded in 2003, this restaurant has a great ambiance with a terrific music selection and friendly staff. The dishes are prepared with the freshest and most carefully chosen ingredients to produce a bowl of satisfaction and happiness. The mojitos, margaritas, and cocktail varieties are produced using high-quality, locally available ingredients. Some of the best dishes served include the butternut squash soup, the yucca fries, and ropa vieja sandwich. At the end of your meal, save room for a few empanadas to keep on munching.
573 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024
Bodega is the newest joint giving other Caipirinha bars a run for their money with their refreshing approach to the cocktail and delicious mucnhies, all at affordable and fair prices. With their specials concentrating on mojitos, beers, and tequilas, Bodega has a happy hour that you should never miss out on. The steak quesadilla is amazing and mouthwatering, and they provide an outdoor sitting area spacious enough where tables are attainable. Don’t miss the garlic shrimp, which is richly roasted in garlic and butter, along with fresh, delicious tacos.
New York, NY 10025
Established in 1998, Calle Ocho is widely known for its flavorful dishes, serene atmosphere, and uniquely made cocktails. With fantastic décor and an excellent outdoor dining experience, the food is anything but an afterthought. They have creative approaches to traditional Spanish and Latin food, like yucca bread with cheese and a red bean spread, and a shrimp pineapple taco.
147 W 24th St
New York, NY 10011
One Star name, five star drinks. This popular Manhattan bar has great music, fantastic service and mouthwatering cocktails. They have a “menu” cheez-its and pop-tarts, but we’re not focusing on food here – they have expert bartenders who know how to whip up a captivating Caipirinha.
Calle Dao- Bryant Park
38 W 39th St
New York, NY 10018
Established in 2014 just South of Bryant Park, this Chinese-Cuban restaurant takes experimental approaches to the flavors of both hemispheres. With delicious caipirinhas and expert bartenders, you won’t have any regrets hustling through the midtown foot traffic. Fill up on food before Cachaca with the Caller Dao Burger, a must-try with yucca fries, the flavorful fried Oxtail croqueta, and the mixed greens pear salad, prepared using the freshest ingredients.
Berimbau Brazilian Kitchen
43 Carmine St
New York, NY 10014
Berimbau Brazillian Kitchen is obviously a perfect Caipirinha bar with their incredibly authentic approach to Brazilian cuisine. Choose from the multiple approaches to the classic Brazilian tipple, and pair it with their Pao de Queijo, the rice with farofa and much more. Try the Caipirita for a blend of Caipirinha and Margarita.