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9 Ice-Cold Cocktails for Summer

Blended, ice cream-inflused, or on the rocks, here's where to find cool cocktails in Detroit right now.

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With summer right around the bend, it's time to break out the festive frozen cocktails. Whether it's a traditional frozen margarita or an alcohol-infused milkshake, here are Detroit's best bets for an icy treat.

Don't see your favorite frozen beverage on the list? Let us know in the comments or send us a tip. [Photo]

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Capers

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14726 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 527-2100
Known for their steak-by-the-ounce cuts of beef, Capers has equally large beverages to match. The Shady Lady is a 46-ounce strawberry daiquiri (or margarita) that equates to about three normal alcoholic beverages. [Photo]

2. Comerica Park

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2100 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 962-4000
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What better way to enjoy a sunny day at the ballgame than with a slushy drink? Visit Daiquiris in Sections 119, 141 or 330 to cool off with the name-sake drink, also termed “Tiger Fuel.” [Photo]

3. Great Lakes Coffee

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3965 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-9627
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Not interested in the hard stuff? Great Lakes' 50/50 is a cocktail blending dark beer and cold brew coffee. Grab one at the bar for a cool jolt. [Photo]

4. Mercury Burger & Bar

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2163 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 924-5000
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Try their take on the Detroit classic, The Hummer. A frothy, creamy, frozen concoction of rum, Kahlua and vanilla ice cream. [Photo]

5. Our/Detroit

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2545 Bagley St
Detroit, MI 48216
Our/Detroit's take on hard lemonade is The Hubbell Trouble, tart cranberry McClary Bros. drinking vinegars are mixed with aromatic bitters and lemonade over ice. It's cool shrub for a hot summer day. [Photo]

6. Punch Bowl Social

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1331 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 749-9738
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Go retro for the evening at this restaurant-bar-bowling alley, offering two different “Adult Milkshakes.” Choose either a coffee-mint flavor combo or a nutmeg-maple-bacon version. [Photo]

7. TAQO Detroit

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22 W Adams Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-7701
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Go to sample some of the 200 tequilas available. Frozen margaritas already have tequila mixed in, but opt for a stirred version to mix and match your chosen tequila. [Photo]

8. The Sugar House

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2130 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 962-0123
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Try the Brazilian Batida, featured on the spring menu Cachaca 51, cream, lemon, simple syrup, mint, and egg white are served over crushed ice for an extra cold buzz. [Photo]

9. Xochimilco Restaurant

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3409 Bagley St
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 843-0179
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Head straight to Mexicantown to get your margarita fix. Xochimilico Restaurant offers enormous jumbo margaritas, but with so many options in this neighborhood perhaps a margarita crawl is in order? [Photo]

1. Capers

14726 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48205
Known for their steak-by-the-ounce cuts of beef, Capers has equally large beverages to match. The Shady Lady is a 46-ounce strawberry daiquiri (or margarita) that equates to about three normal alcoholic beverages. [Photo]
14726 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48205

2. Comerica Park

2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
What better way to enjoy a sunny day at the ballgame than with a slushy drink? Visit Daiquiris in Sections 119, 141 or 330 to cool off with the name-sake drink, also termed “Tiger Fuel.” [Photo]
2100 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

3. Great Lakes Coffee

3965 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Not interested in the hard stuff? Great Lakes' 50/50 is a cocktail blending dark beer and cold brew coffee. Grab one at the bar for a cool jolt. [Photo]
3965 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

4. Mercury Burger & Bar

2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Try their take on the Detroit classic, The Hummer. A frothy, creamy, frozen concoction of rum, Kahlua and vanilla ice cream. [Photo]
2163 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

5. Our/Detroit

2545 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216
Our/Detroit's take on hard lemonade is The Hubbell Trouble, tart cranberry McClary Bros. drinking vinegars are mixed with aromatic bitters and lemonade over ice. It's cool shrub for a hot summer day. [Photo]
2545 Bagley St
Detroit, MI 48216

6. Punch Bowl Social

1331 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
Go retro for the evening at this restaurant-bar-bowling alley, offering two different “Adult Milkshakes.” Choose either a coffee-mint flavor combo or a nutmeg-maple-bacon version. [Photo]
1331 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

7. TAQO Detroit

22 W Adams Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Go to sample some of the 200 tequilas available. Frozen margaritas already have tequila mixed in, but opt for a stirred version to mix and match your chosen tequila. [Photo]
22 W Adams Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

8. The Sugar House

2130 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Try the Brazilian Batida, featured on the spring menu Cachaca 51, cream, lemon, simple syrup, mint, and egg white are served over crushed ice for an extra cold buzz. [Photo]
2130 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

9. Xochimilco Restaurant

3409 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216
Head straight to Mexicantown to get your margarita fix. Xochimilico Restaurant offers enormous jumbo margaritas, but with so many options in this neighborhood perhaps a margarita crawl is in order? [Photo]
3409 Bagley St
Detroit, MI 48216

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