Take a break from the South Texas summer heat with must-try cocktails in Corpus Christi!
After trying these top Corpus Christi picks, you’ll be the cocktail expert telling your friends where the party's at!

#1. The Sexy Mexy


Where: House of Rock

The name says it all. Get a taste of the Sexy Mexy at House of Rock with pineapple-jalapeno infused tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice and the homemade simple syrup. 511 Starr St.


#2. Trish’s Moscow Mule


Where: Black Sheep Bistro

Black Sheep Bistro on the island is unique in its aesthetic culinary and smooth cocktails. For a cool sizzle to your taste buds, order Trish’s Moscow Mule with Tito’s Vodka, house-made ginger beer, lime juice and simple syrup. 15201 S. Padre Island Dr., Ste. 120 


#3. The Fence-Hopper


Where: The Post

Even with the summer heat you’ll be jumping over fences to cool off with this one! The Fence-Hopper has a sweet-kick with vodka, lemon juice, wild flower honey and blackberries. 411 Doddridge St., Ste. 102


#4. The Tamarindo Margarita

Where: Mole’

If you are really set on trying something unique, the Tamarindo Margarita from Mole’ is absolutely perfect! It's made with 1800 Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, agave nectar and 3 ounces of tamarindo puree with a chile rim. Mole’ shakes and strains this baby, unlike a traditional on-the-rocks margarita. Not to mention Mole’ has margaritas for only 99 cents! 6042 S. Padre Island Dr.


#5. Strawberry-Basil Mojito

Where: Niko’s Steakhouse

Cool off this summer with a refreshing strawberry-basil mojito! Niko’s Steakhouse keeps it cool with freshly muddled basil leaves and sliced strawberries satisfying the summer crowd. 5409 Saratoga Blvd.


#6. Corpus Christi Tea

Where: D’Lounge

Enjoy a Long Island Iced Tea with a Corpus Christi coastal twist and several fruity flavors to choose from.


#7. Bloody Mary


Where: Mikel May’s Beachside Bar & Grill

A HUGE bloody-mary gone coastal with a view of the beach on Bob Hall Pier. Garnished with a tasty shrimp and chile rim, this cocktail is true to the destination. It doesn’t get much better than that! 15820 Park Rd. 22


#8. Chilcano de Casa

Where: Costa Sur Wok & Ceviche Bar

With adventurous Peruvian cuisine comes artistically crafted cocktails. The Chilcano de Casa is made with pisco, lime, sugar, egg white and bitters. Simple and delicious. 15113 S. Padre Island Dr., Ste. 101


#9. Water Street Wave


Where: Water Street Seafood Co.

Water you waiting for?! The Water Street Wave looks exactly how it tastes: cool, tropical and delish. This local favorite has Malibu rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice and coconut cream topped with Malibu Black dark rum.  309 N. Water St.


#10. Cucumber Martini


Where: Katz 21

Take a break from the heat with a refreshing cucumber martini from Katz 21! This popular summer cocktail comes with a chile rim;  absolute heaven during the summer heat! 5702 Spohn Dr.