Mamajuana Café


These cocktails from this Dominican restaurant will take you to that island vacation you're craving.

Clink Mamajuana

By Aurora Rodriguez

Mamajuana Café is known for its delicious Domincan tapas menu peppered with Caribbean influences. So accompany that puerco asado with a delish cocktail meant to take you back to that island vacation. The Mamajuana Margarita – a lime juice and tamarindo-fruit tangy libation – will have you ordering seconds at the bustling bar.

Mamajuana Margarita
Prepare a cocktail shaker filled with ice
Add 1½ ounces of Jimador tequila
Add ½ ounce of Mamajuana liqueur
Add 1 ounce of fresh lime juice
Add ½ ounce of triple sec
Top off with tamarindo puree
Shake softly
Serve in a tall cocktail glass rimmed with salt
Garnish with a fresh lime slice

Berry Mojito

Prepare chilled cocktail glass
Muddle fresh lime slices to the bottom of the glass
Muddle a fresh raspberry to the bottom of the glass
Add a dash of mint and simple syrup
Add 1½ ounces of Bacardi Superior
Shake softly
Add a splash of soda
Garnish with a mint leaf and raspberry

Cocktails are around $12 at Mamajuana Café, 225 Altara Ave, Coral Gables; 305-443-0505.

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