Local cocktails inspired by San Diego Comic-Con 2023

From a Barbie-themed margarita to the “The Flash,” the themed drink options are endless around downtown San Diego this weekend.

A Barbie-themed cocktail at The Blind Burro bar in San Diego.

Come on Barbie, let’s go party with this Barbie Margarita available through Sunday, July 23, at The Blind Burro.

Photo via The Blind Burro

It’s Drink Up Month and Comic-Con weekend, so let’s mix the best of both worlds and explore buzzworthy, Con-themed cocktails available around downtown San Diego.

Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place
Find Comic-Con drink specials at The Landing in the lobby like the The Flash (Terramar Blanco Tequila, Aperol Liquor, organic agave nectar, fresh lime juice), head to Sally’s for the Cos-Mew-Politan (a classic cosmo made with Blueberry Stoli), or rise to the Top of the Hyatt for the Thanos Snap (Aperol, Empress Gin, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and almond syrup).”

SD Comic-Con Drinks Manchester Grand Hyatt

A Con-inspired concoction available this weekend at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

The Blind Burro, 639 J St.
Try Barbie’s Dream Marg, a pink-hued, strawberry and watermelon margarita that comes with a pair of heart sunglasses, just like Barbie’s. You can add a Ken Shot, too.

Hudson & Nash, 1 Park Blvd.
We spy libations like the Peach Lantern and Mai Tai Fighter at this Hilton San Diego Bayfront restaurant.

SD Comic-Con themed drinks

The Space Invaders cocktail at The Smoking Gun.

Photo via The Smoking Gun

The Smoking Gun, 555 Market St.
The themed cocktail this month is the Space Invader — Volcan Blanco Tequila, Lillet, Giffard Passion Fruit, Liquid Alchemist Strawberry, cold-pressed lime juice, and a float of Jameson Caskmates.

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