If you’re looking for a cooling cocktail to fight the season's rising temps, why go on the rocks when you can go completely frozen? Philadelphians who prefer their beverages frigid can rejoice at these local bars and restos that are offering chilly concoctions.
The cutting-edge watering hole is putting a twist on their prohibition roots this season with a tiki-inspired space and menu at their second-level bar. Their newest frozen libation mixes rum, peach liqueur, pineapple, honey, lime, and mint for an addictive summertime treat. 112 S. 18th St., 267-467-3277
This classic ice-cold cocktail—a combo of mint, sugar, and bourbon—is fitting for whiskey drinkers who need to escape the heat in Fishtown. Their equally irresistible barside bites, like the summer grilled cheese and chicken & waffle sliders, pair perfectly with this popular option. 529 E. Girard Ave., 215-425-4600
Even though this frozen marg is brimming with gold tequila and triple sec, the fresh blood orange puree will fulfill your daily desire for a dose of fruit. Together, the sweet contents and salted rim make for a sinfully delicious experience. 121 S. 13th St., 215-928-9800
For lively Mexican fare and an impressive tequila selection, retreat to this South Philly eatery that is dishing out potent frozen offerings this summer. While all of their flavorful margaritas are delicious, thirsty city dwellers can reap the beach-body benefits of this notable libation that is rich in vitamin C and fiber. 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-755-3550
A refreshing (and very adult) twist on a classic summertime treat, Stratus's popsicle rosé cocktail is crafted from frozen rosé and infused with hints of raspberries to complement the red fruit notes of the wine. In honor of National Rosé Day, the dreamy drink will launch on June 10. 433 Chestnut St., 215-925-2889
A little umbrella and a touch of lime can go a long way. Not only will this tiki bar in Center City instantly transport you to the tropics with their let-loose attitude and Cali cool decor, but their constantly rotating array of fanciful frozen drinks channel serious Polynesian vibes. 102 S. 13th St., 215-309-3435
With an abundance of frozen offerings and welcoming alfresco ambiance, this waterside beer garden is the perfect place to savor a cool drink and river views. When you’re feeling particularly patriotic, ask the bartender to throw together this red-white-and-blue concoction. 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., 215-279-7134