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Top Spots to Enjoy Frozen Cocktails in Austin

Keep cool around town at these local bars and restaurants where you can enjoy a frosty drink

As temperatures rise in Austin, staying cool while exploring the city can be a challenge. For those looking to escape the heat, local swimming spots provide a refreshing respite, while neighborhood bars and restaurants offer another way to cool down with their frozen cocktails. Here are local spots where you can enjoy a frosty drink to help beat the Texas heat.


2115 S Lamar Blvd.

Beat the heat at Loro’s cool, shaded patio, where the porch is covered and frozen drinks are flowing. Their boozy slushies are ideal for a sweltering summer day. Options include gin and tonic, mango sake, Vietnamese coffee, killer colada, or the new peach Aperol spritz. Can’t decide on just one? Sample any three with their frozen flight, or swing by during happy hour when all their boozy frozen drinks are just $5.

Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden

121 Pickle Road
1300 E 4th St.

Cosmic offers a delightful Frozen Boozy Coffee that’s perfect for savoring on a warm summer day in Austin. This delectable drink blends espresso, dairy horchata, tequila, Del Maguey Mezcal and cocoa mole spices. While enjoying this frozen treat, you can also relish the serene ambiance featuring a garden setting, live music, friendly dogs, and welcoming locals. It’s truly an ideal setting for a relaxing day out.

Holiday on 7th 

5020 E 7th St.

Holiday in East Austin is the perfect spot to relax with friends, a frozen cocktail in and savor a frozen cocktail in a relaxed setting. Enjoy their frozen Mexican martini, featuring Lalo blanco tequila and olive brine, or the frozen Saturn, a tiki-inspired mix with Bulldog gin and passionfruit. This full-service spot is perfect for unwinding, whether at the bar, lounge or on their expansive back patio, making every visit feel like a well-deserved vacation.

Nickel City

1133 E 11th St.

Nickel City, a beloved local dive bar, offers an impressive lineup of frozen cocktails, including a standout frozen Irish coffee made with Tullamore D.E.W Irish whiskey, coffee liqueur, and cream. For those with a sweeter palate, the Chi-Chi is a must-try, blending vodka with Chareau Aloe Liqueur, coconut, pineapple, and green tea.

Kinda Tropical

3501 E 7th St.

Beloved for its coffee, cocktails and savory bites, Kinda Tropical is a Govalle neighborhood bar and restaurant with abundant outdoor seating. Popular menu items include the Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich and Cuban Yucca Fries served with Jalapeño Avocado dip. Kinda Tropical’s relaxing atmosphere is best enjoyed with a frozen cocktail in hand. Try the Piña Colada or the Mango Margarita—both delicious options are made with pureed real, fresh fruit.

Kitty Cohen’s 

2211 Webberville Rd #3548

Savor the essence of summer with Kitty Cohen’s Dreamsicle—a frozen cocktail that masterfully combines creamy richness with a zesty citrus twist. Enjoy it poolside to capture the ultimate summer mood, where its delightful sweetness pairs perfectly with the vintage allure of the cocktail lounge setting.

Uptown Sports Club

1200 E 6th St.

Uptown Sports Club offers delightful frozen drinks perfect for beating the Austin heat, with the option to add booze for an extra kick. Inspired by the nostalgic flavors of a classic orange creamsicle, their Orange & Cream Freeze is crafted with Blue Bell homemade vanilla ice cream, defrosted orange juice concentrate, and freshly squeezed orange juice. Beverage Director Ericka Predmore brings this sweet treat to life at the historic East Austin spot, where co-owner and BBQ legend Aaron Franklin channels his Louisiana roots. Guests can enjoy a refreshing freeze any time of day, with additional flavors like Cherry Jubilee and Chicory and Chocolate.

De Nada Cantina

4715 E Cesar Chavez St.

This cozy East Austin taco spot is perfect for relaxing and savoring a chilled drink. Whether you’re in the mood for a timeless frozen margarita or looking to try a seasonal flavor, De Nada Cantina delivers with style and quality.

Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

406 Walsh St.

Unwind on the expansive, dog-friendly patio at Better Half Coffee & Cocktails, perfect for enjoying their delightful frozen drinks. The outdoor space is adorned with pink picnic tables and stretches into the parking lot, making it ideal for social events. Try their popular Irish coffee, a creamy blend of Tullamore Dew Whiskey, Caffé Borghetti, Irish cream, and vanilla.


10201 Jollyville Road

Famous for its margaritas and traditional Mexican cuisine, Manuel’s has been serving Austin residents for more than 36 years. The restaurant’s frozen house margarita can be modified with a number of fruit options (mango, strawberry, guava, prickly pear, pomegranate, or fresh watermelon). No matter which flavor you choose, your drink is sure to be delicious, refreshing and classic Austin.

Revelry Kitchen + Bar

1410 E 6th St.

Revelry Kitchen + Bar is a great place to hang with friends and watch the Austin FC game. Revelry offers brunch and dinner menus (think burgers, tacos and chicken wings) with both indoor seating and outdoor patio space. On hot days, stop in for a frozen Mango Margarita or Strawberry Daiquiri. The frosty beverages are sure to make the summer temperature more bearable.