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Cocteles

Our cocktails are arranged by the main spirit and in a loose order from lightest to boldest.

We offer a sugar-free syrup that can be substituted in most of our cocktails.

Please note that due to liquor shortages at the NC ABC, some substitutions may occur. If you have any questions, please ask your server.

 
RUM

Mojito  $11
Legendary. Iconic. The Mojito is the undeniable figurehead of Cuban cocktail culture. Silver Rum, Fresh Mint, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup, Club Soda.

Lavender Daiquiri  $12
Summon the flavors of the season with our refreshing lavender daiquiri.  Muddy River Silver Rum, Fresh Lime and Lemon Juice, Lavender Syrup.

Hotel Nacional  $12
The Hotel Nacional de Cuba stood as one of the premier destinations in the world. Its namesake cocktail captures the opulence of 1930s Havana. Aged Rum, House Apricot-Infused Brandy, Fresh Pineapple Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup.

Orisha  $14
Our punch from head bartender Angel Hernandez summons the spirit of the Caribbean. Dark Rum Float, Fresh Lime and Pineapple Juice, Hibiscus Syrup. For an equally delicious zero alcohol option, ask your server to swap the rum for a float of coca-cola.

Daiquiri  $11
We sought out the original recipe from El Floridita and present it to you as it was first made nearly 100 years ago. Barbancourt White Rhum Agricole, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane 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 Blanc Vermouth, Cointreau, House Grenadine.

Canchanchara  $11
Canchanchara was originally drunk by the guerilla freedom fighters during the 10 Years War of Cuban independence. Served in a clay cup handmade in Cuba. NC Fair Game Sorghum Cane Spirit, Fresh Lime Juice, Southern Honey.

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.

Cuba Libre  $10
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.

Buenavista  $12
Named for Cuba’s oldest Coffee Plantation, founded in 1801 by French refugees from Haiti, this coffee negroni is a perfect after-dinner treat. Bacoo 5 Year Rhum Agricole, Sweet Vermouth, Damn Fine Coffee Liqueur Campari, Orange Bitters.

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, Organic Cane Sugar, Cuban Tobacco Smoke.

 
GIN

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, Elderflower Liqueur, Ana de Cordoniu Cava, Fresh Lemon and Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup, Rose Water.

Carolina Tonic  $12
Our Spanish-style Gin and Tonic celebrates the bounty of North Carolina. Conniption Navy Strength Gin, Housemade Tonic, Fresh Lime Juice, Local Fruits and Herbs.

 
WHISKEY

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. Aged Rum, Rye Whiskey, Pineapple Syrup, Angostura Bitters.

Constantino  $12
Our version of the Florida Special #6—a spin on the Manhattan—is named for one of history’s greatest bartenders, Constantino Ribalaigua Vert, who created many of Cuba’s renowned cocktails before and during Prohibition, including this one. Redemption Rye, La Copa Sweet Vermouth, Cointreau, Amer Copa, Angostura Bitters.

 
TEQUILA AND MEZCAL

Danzon No. 2  $13 
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. Smoke from the Mezcal and caramel notes from the rum make a perfect pairing for Spring and Summer evenings. Mezcal, Aged Rum, Organic Cane Syrup, Angostura Bitters.

Smoky Watermelon Margarita $14
Refreshing watermelon is balanced with bright citrus and a hint of smoke in this summery mezcal margarita.  Mezcal, Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime and Lemon Juice, Watermelon.

Papa Bull Margarita $14
Named for our house-made hot sauce and its namesake, this margarita strikes the perfect balance of heat, smoke, and bright citrus.  Mezcal, Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime Juice, Papa Bull Hot Sauce.

 
OTHER

Sangria  $12
While Sangria is a Spanish classic, our version gives the nod to our Cuban roots with the addition of pineapple, which brightens up the drink. Red Wine, Brandy, Grand Marnier, Campari, Fresh Lemon and Pineapple Juice, Pineapple Syrup.

Sangria Bowl  $48
Our punch bowl of Sangria serves 4-6 and is sure to liven any table. Red Wine, Brandy, Grand Marnier, Campari, Fresh Lemon and Pineapple Juice, Pineapple Syrup.


Cervezas & Cidras

 

DRAFT BEER

Fullsteam Brewery, Paycheck Pilsner  $7
Durham, NC

Ponysaurus Brewing, Bière de Garde  $7
Durham, NC

Durty Bull Brewing, North & Broadway IPA  $8
Durham, NC

 

PACKAGED BEER

Estrella Galicia Pale Lager  $5
Estrella Galicia. A Coruña, Spain

Heart of Durham Lager  $8
NoDa Brewing. Charlotte, NC

Cackalacky Southern Pale Ale  $8
Tobacco Wood Brewing. Oxford, NC

Mountain Candy IPA  $8
Sycamore Brewing. Charlotte, NC

Bended Tree Chestnut Brown Ale  $7
7 Clans Brewing. Waynesville, NC

Coco Loco Porter  $8
NoDa Brewing. Charlotte, NC

 

CIDERS

Stem Ciders, Lava Flow  $8
Stem Ciders. Denver, CO

Eric Bordelet, Off-Dry Pear Cider  $8
Eric Bordelet. Normandy, France


Vinos

 

SPARKLING

Segura Viudas, Estate Aria, Cava, Brut  $12 / $38
A cuvée of Macabeo, Parellada and Xarel-lo grapes. The wine is vinified according to méthode champenoise technique and is aged in the bottle for up to 2 years. This sparkling wine shows aromas of white fruits, citrus, tropical fruits, and light floral notes. It is dry and long on the finish.

Avissi, Italy, Sparkling Rose  $34
This delectable prosecco offers bright floral notes, red fruit flavors, and refreshing acidity to create the perfect sparkling experience.

 

WHITE

Bodega Garzon, Uruguay, Albariño  $12 / $36
LEED certified winery. This rare albariño portrays aromas of white peaches, citrus, and apricot for a deliciously food-friendly wine.

Oro de Castillo, Rueda, Spain, Verdejo  $12 / $32
An excellent example of the verdejo varietal, the fruity notes of this wine are balanced by distinctive brightness and minerality. This hidden gem is sure to please white wine drinkers in general and especially those who enjoy sauvignon blanc.

Bodega Colome, Estate Valles Clachaquies, Argentina, Torrontes  $34
Torrontés is the native Argentine flagship white grape, which reaches its highest expression in this region on old vines. This wine offer the foral notes of roses, the citrus aroma of grapefruit and a hint of spice.

 

 

ROSE

Calafuria, Puglia, Italy, Negroamaro, Rose  $11 / $32
Calafuria is named for the 700 bays on the Puglia coastline. The region boasts a long tradition of the production of rosé wines made from Negroamaro, a variety that best expresses its full potential near the sea. This rosé that is delicate, pleasantly fruity, savory, and ample, reflecting the aromas and colors of its home territory, Salento.

Rosa dei Venti, Sicilia, Italy, Nerello Mascalese, Rose  $30
Rosa dei Venti combines fragrant floral notes of violet, sea breeze, and the fruit of pomegranate and strawberry. Pairs nicely shellfish, white fish, and pork.

 

RED

Vinha Das Margaridas, Portugal, Red Blend  $10 / $36
This versatile red blend pairs well with a broad range of foods and features toasty aromas with a bright, fruity medium body.

Flaco Tempranillo, Madrid, Spain, Tempranillo  $10 / $32
Estate bottled. The fresh, pure character of this wine makes this an extremely versatile wine to pair with food. This wine pairs well with white meats like pork and chicken and flaky fish like hake, cod or flounder. This has the fruit and acidity to match with red meats, as well.

GR-174, Priorat, Spain, Blend  $12 / $34
GR-174 is the name of the lovely path that crosses Priorat and makes for memorable hiking. If you could concentrate in a bottle the ripe fruits, aromas, and the minerality of its terroir, the result would be a wine like this. A blend of Garnatxa, Carinyena and Cabernet Sauvignon grown on river stone and aged for five months in French oak.

Finca El Origen, Mendoza, Argentina, Malbec Reserva  $11 / $32
With an attractive and intense violet color, this 100% high elevation Malbec displays ripe red fruit aromas such as plums and red and black cherries, with a strong floral presence perfectly combined with vanilla and chocolate.

Marques Casa de Concha, Chile, Carménère  $34
A bold red wine with a deep color and wintense notes of ripe plums, black currants, and dark chocolate, along with firm tannic structure and pronounced acidity. This makes the perfect pairing for lamb, beef, and cheeses.

Fraga do Corvo, Valle de Monterrei, Spain, Mencia  $30
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.

Chacra, Barda, Patagonia, Pinot Noir  $50
Pure, minerally and powerful, with concentrated flavors of red plum and dried raspberry, loaded with powerful meaty notes. Sandalwood accents linger on the finish, showing caressing tannins. Produced from Chacra’s youngest vineyards, Barda has a strong and character and is intended to be a perfect companion for most foods. An excellent red wine pairing for fish.

Dona Paula, Argentina, Cabernet Sauvignon  $42
Intense ruby red color. Aromas of black fruits, cassis, spices, graphite and red pepper. In the mouth, it is concentrated, with ample and ripe tannins. Long and persistent finish.


Zero Proof

Nonalcoholic options for your drinking pleasure

Zero Proof Mojito  $5
Enjoy the undeniable figurehead of Cuban cocktail culture without the rum. Fresh Mint, Fresh Lime Juice, Organic Cane Syrup, Club Soda.

Zero Proof Carolina Tonic  $8
Our Spanish-style Tonic celebrates seasons with fresh and herbal garnishes. Housemade Tonic, Fresh Lime Juice.

Zero Proof Orisha  $8
Our punch from head bartender Angel Hernandez summons the spirit of the Caribbean. Fresh Lime and Pineapple Juice, Hibiscus Syrup, and a dash of coca-cola.

Pineapple Lime Soda  $4
A sparkling agua fresca. Fresh Lime and Pineapple Juice, Sparkling Water, pineapple wedge garnish.

Barrits Ginger Beer   $3

Fever-Tree Tonic Water  $3

Mexican Coca Cola  $3

Mexican Sprite  $3

Mountain Spring Sparkling Water, 1 Liter  $6

Tehuacan Sparkling Mineral Water, 12 oz  $3

Pure Intentions Nitro Cold Brew  $3


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