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(Available Friday and Saturday only. Limited cocktails to-go available Tuesday-Saturday through online ordering.)
Legendary. Iconic. The Mojito is the undeniable figurehead of Cuban cocktail culture. Bacardi Superior Silver Rum, Fresh Mint, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup, Club Soda.
We sought out the original recipe from El Floridita and present it to you as it was first made nearly 100 years ago. Don Q Rum, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup.
Finca Vigía $11
Named for Hemingway’s beloved estate on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, this grapefruit daiquiri echoes one of his favorite cocktails from the famed bar El Floridita. Muddy River Silver Carolina Rum, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, Fresh Grapefruit, and Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup.
Una Rosa Blanca $13
Jose Martí remains Cuba’s most beloved national hero. His poetry and political ideals have captured people’s hearts for generations. Our cocktail honors one of his most famous poems, in which he offers the white rose of peace to friend and enemy alike. Conniption American Dry Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Ana de Cordoniu Cava, Fresh Lemon and Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup, Rose Water.
El Titán de Bronce $11
Cuba’s most famous general, Antonio Maceo Grajales was wounded some 25 times by blades and bullets as he fought to liberate Cuba from Spain. Tall, strong, and fearless, he was beloved by his men, who called him “The Bronze Titan.” Though he didn’t drink, we like to think he’d appreciate our spin on an Old Fashioned: balanced, spirit-forward, unforgettable. Plantation 5 Year Rum, Redemption Rye Whiskey, Pineapple Syrup, Angostura Bitters.
Our version of the Florida Special #6—a spin on the Manhattan— is named for the famous bartender Constantino Ribalaigua Vert who invented many of Cuba’s renowned cocktails before and during Prohibition. Redemption Rye, Red Vermouth, Cointreau, Amer Copa, Angostura Bitters.
Danzon No. 2 $12
Named for one of Mexico's most famous pieces of classical music, this cocktail celebrates the beloved style of music introduced by Cuban diaspora who fled the 10 Years' War. Its spirit-forward properties are perfect for cool evenings. Sombra Mezcal, Plantation Dark Rum, Organic Cane Syrup, Angostura Bitters.
While Sangria is a Spanish classic, our version gives a nod to our Cuban roots with the addition of pineapple, which brightens up the drink. Red Wine, E&J Brandy, Grand Marnier, Campari, Fresh Lemon and Pineapple Juice, Pineapple Syrup.
El Presidente $12
Named in honor of Cuban President Mario García Menocal (cir. 1915), this cocktail is a direct descendant of Prohibition’s affair with Cuba. Queen Charlotte’s Reserve Rum, Dolin Vermouth Blanc, Cointreau, House Grenadine.
Hotel Nacional $11
The Hotel Nacional de Cuba stood as one of the premier destinations in the world. Its namesake cocktail captures the opulence of 1930s Havana. Plantation 5 Year Rum, House Apricot-Infused Brandy, Fresh Pineapple Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup.
Cuba Libre $9
A classic rum and coke deconstructed and rebuilt to properly honor the spirited battle cry of the Spanish American freedom fighters. NC Fair Game Amber Rum, Fresh Lime Juice, Mexican Coca Cola.
Brazil’s national cocktail, the Caipirinha, is thought to have originated in São Paulo. Its name translates to “little countryside drink.” Leblon Cachaça, Muddled Limes, Organic Cane Syrup.
La Diosa Negra $14
Ursula Lambert was a Haitian woman who moved to Cuba in the 1800s and instituted reforms so radical that people, awed by her power, said she must be a “Black Goddess.” This cocktail celebrates 4 great Cuban loves: coffee, rum, tobacco, and strong women. Muddy River Spiced Carolina Rum, Damn Fine Coffee Liqueur, Orange Bitters, Haitian Vanilla, Orangic Cane Sugar, Cuban Tobacco Smoke.
Cervezas & Cidras
Fullsteam Brewery, Paycheck Pilsner $7
Ponysaurus Brewing Coo., Scottish Ale $7
Guest IPA. $8
Ask your server for what's on tap.
Rocket Science IPA $6
Fullsteam Brewery. Durham, NC.
Humidity Pale Ale $6
Fullsteam Brewery. Durham, NC.
Bended Tree Brown Ale $6
Seven Clans Brewing. Cherokee, NC.
Ponysaurus Pilsner $7
Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Durham, NC.
Durty Bull Lager $6
Durty Bull Brewing Co. Durham, NC.
Estrella Galicia Pale Lager $5
Estrella Galicia. A Coruña, Spain.
Poma Aurea Sidra de Asturias, Apple Cider $24
750 ml. Trabanco. Asturias, Spain.
Stem Ciders, Off-Dry Apple Cider $8
Stem Ciders. Denver, CO.
Eric Bordelet, Off-Dry Pear Cider $8
Eric Bordelet. Normandy, France.
Barcino, Spain, Cava, Brut $8 / $22
Sustainably farmed. An ideal Spanish cava with tiny bubbles, a nutty fragrance, and a dry citrus finish that lingers.
Avissi, Italy, Sparkling Rose $22
This delectable prosecco offers bright floral notes, red fruit flavors, and refreshing acidity to create the perfect sparkling experience.
Abadía de San Campio, Rias Baixas, Spain, Albariño $12 / $28
High altitudes and cooler vineyards create a fresh Albariño that is intensely aromatic, with good acidity and a smooth finish.
Longevity, California, Chardonnay $12 / $28
From a boutique, Black-owned winery comes this well-balanced Chardonnay with notes of pear, melon, and citrus from nose to finish.
Raimat, Costers del Segre, Spain, Rosado $7 / $15
Organic practices. A Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo blend with a delicate floral nose, smooth body, and crisp finish.
Ostatu, Rioja, Spain, Rosado $21
A light and refreshing modern expression of a classic rose from Rioja.
Vinha das Margaridas, Portugal, Red Blend $8 / $16
This versatile red blend pairs well with a broad range of foods and features toasty aromas with a bright, fruity medium body.
El Flaco, Rioja, Spain, Tempranillo $12 / $28
A classic expression of Spanish tempranillo, this wine is ruby red, fruit-driven, with a hint of white pepper and a smooth finish. Pairs well with a wide range of food.
Bodega Garzón, Uruguay, Tannat $12 / $36
This lesser-known grape with a hint of spice from Uruguay pairs exceptionally well with braised and slow-roasted meats, as well as with charcuterie and aged cheeses.
The Show, Mendoza, Argentina, Malbec $22
From wine-making legends Joel Gott, Charles Bieler, and Roger Scommegna comes a malbec with dark fruit, spice, and rich flavors.
Fraga do Corvo, Valle de Monterrei, Spain, Mencia $26
Organic cultivation. A classic mencia wine with aromas of blackberries and red currents. Spicy notes of black pepper and a hint of vanilla balance the fruit.