Tis the season of holiday spirit — and spirits. Themed cocktails are always a blast, but holiday cocktails are even better.
Here’s where to find holiday cocktails in North Texas:
Mexican Bar Company
Where: 6121 West Park Boulevard Ste RS-10, Plano
What To Order: Noche Buena
During the month of December, Mexican Bar Company will offer a festive cocktail, Noche Buena. For $17.50 this holiday special features La Pinta Pomegranate, Milagro Select Barrel Silver, fresh lime juice, organic agave and Grand Marnier, garnished with hibiscus salt and served in a martini glass.
Del Frisco’s Grille
Where: 7200 Bishop Rd Suite D9, Plano
What To Order: The Winter Warmer
Cozy up on a chilly night with the Winter Warmer, a delightful cocktail featuring Patrón Reposado Tequila, pomegranate juice, vanilla spice syrup and fresh lime juice.
Urban Rio Cantina & Grill
Where: 1000 14th St. #100, Plano
What To Order: The Mrs. Claus
Urban Rio Cantina & Grill is ringing in the holiday season with a specialty cocktail, The Mrs. Claus, which features Prosecco, cranberry juice and St. Germain garnished with a green sugar rim.
Urban Seafood Co.
Where: 1104 14th St, Plano
What To Order: Santa’s Bubbly Martini
To celebrate the holiday season Urban Seafood Co. will offer a cocktail feature, the Santa’s Bubbly Martini. The martini includes Ketel One Citron Vodka, Grand Marnier, Poma Juice and Prosseco topped with edible glitter and a fresh cranberry garnish.
Where: 1006 E 15th St, Plano
What To Order: The Snowflake
Nothing says comfort food like wood-fired pizza and Italian food which is why Urban Crust is the perfect place to spend the holidays! To keep you warm the restaurant will serve a holiday cocktail feature, The Snowflake — featuring St. Germain and champagne.
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
Where: 6765 Winning Drive #810, Frisco
What To Order: Spiced Punch
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar will serve a Spiced Punch as their holiday cocktail feature — made with Captain Morgan, Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice, Simple Syrup, a splash of Sprite, and garnished with Cranberries, Orange slices and a Pete's duckling.
The Adolphus Hotel: The French Room Bar
Where: 1321 Commerce St, Dallas
What To Order: Chocolat Vert, Holiday Cheers, Chestnuts Roasting
The French Room Bar officially opened the “Cocoa Lounge” for a third year. The Cocoa Lounge features festive cocktails including the Chocolat Vert which features Green Chartreuse and hot cocoa, the Holiday Cheers featuring raspberry and rosemary infused Empress gin, Lillet rose, lemon and eggwhite and Chestnuts Roasting, featuring blended scotch, Verdelho Maderia and maple cherry bitters.
Where: 1520 Elm St, Suite 201, Dallas
What To Order: The Merry Berry, Warn Embrace
The Woolworth will feature two specialty cocktails this holiday season. The Merry Berry is made with vodka, housemade blackberry and rosemary liqueur, simple syrup and lime garnished with a candy cane coupe. To warm up in the winter weather they will also be serving the Warm Embrace featuring applejack brandy, Pom, lemon, simple syrup and chai-tea-infused sweet vermouth.
Where: 4640 McKinney Ave #130, Dallas
What To Order: The Holiday Manhattan
Pearl, the popular new addition near the Knox Street District, will offer the Holiday Manhattan for the month of December. This festive drink is made with caramelized apple cider-infused whiskey with a cinnamon sugar rim and a compressed apple garnish served in a martini glass.
Leela’s Wine Bar
Leela’s Wine Bar has transformed into a holiday escape for their annual immersive experience, open now through Jan. 1. While all locations will have holiday house decor and cocktails, the recently reopened Greenville Ave location has undergone the largest transformation.
Tinseltown Tavern At The Stix Icehouse
Tinseltown Tavern is the ultimate holiday pop-up experience. Guests will be transported to a winter wonderland with twinkling lights, tinsel galore and holiday spirit. From Nov. 21 through New Year's Day, The Stix Icehouse will offer a sleigh-load of festivities, including holiday-inspired cocktails, an "Elf" themed kids’ menu, cookie-decorating classes, movie nights, and more.
La Parisienne, the cozy French bistro at The Star in Frisco transformed into a Winter Wonderland. The space invites guests to a snowy Parisian experience with specialty winter cocktails and will be open now through Feb. 28. Specialty drinks are available to celebrate the season, including the Bubbletini, Snowstorm Margarita, Pomegranate Aperol Spritz, Cranberry Moscow Mule, Peppermint Old Fashioned Eggnog, Christmas Cookie Martini and Pumpkin Spiced White Russian.