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Best Frozen Drinks In OC

June 18, 2014 5:00 AM

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Orange County has plenty of days in the summer where nothing sounds better than a nice cold beverage, particularly a frozen beverage. If that beverage has alcohol in it, it’s even better, although it’s not necessary. Whether you want a frozen alcoholic beverage or one without alcohol, here are some of the best places to get a frozen drink to help you forget how hot it is.
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(credit: Sol Cocina)


SOL Cocina
251 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 675-9800
www.solcocina.com

One of the classic frozen drinks is a margarita and SOL Cocina has you covered on that front. You can order the house margarita (made with the house sour mix and fresh orange juice) frozen and, in addition, you can get a frozen mango-chile margarita served in a glass with a salted rim. This drink is so delicious that it will make you feel like you are on vacation. Plus, it has the irresistible combination of being both cold and spicy. SOL offers a few other frozen drinks, including the house margarita topped off with Tecate that is a refreshing treat.

(credit: Morgan H./Yelp)

(credit: Morgan H./Yelp)


Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen
110 W. Birch St., Suite 7
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 255-1040
www.chachaslatinkitchen.com

Many frozen drinks are made with tequila, and they certainly are refreshing. Cha Cha’s offers a Platinum Mojito that is sure to leave you feeling refreshed on those hot summer days. The drink is made with light rum, fresh lime and sugar cane. Sipping on this will not only make you feel like you’re on vacation, but it will also help you forget just how hot it is outside.

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(credit: Aloha Grill)


Aloha Grill
221 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 374-4427
www.alohagrill.com

Some places have one or two frozen drinks on the menu but at Aloha Grill, they have eight different frozen drinks to choose from. Most of the drinks are a mixture of rum and juice and they are sure to refresh you on those days where the heat is too much to bear. If you come here, try the Rainbow which is a cocktail made with six different varieties of frozen drinks all put into one glass. It is not only visually attractive, but it is also delicious and a good way to get a buzz on a hot day.

Related: Best Summertime Bars In Orange County

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(credit: Jennifer Y./Yelp)


Eden Cafe
124 W. Wilshire Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 738-7338
www.edencafefullerton.com

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kids for a frozen drink, Eden Cafe is the place to go. Here you’ll find slush and snow drinks that are sure to satisfy the need for something cold. Plenty of fruit flavors are available like mango, orange and blueberry, among others. You’ll also find flavors like almond, peppermint and lavender milk tea.

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(credit: Ali L./Yelp)


Sweet Elle Cafe
7251 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 841-1270
www.facebook.com/Sweet-Elle-Cafe

Summer is not usually the time when you think about hot chocolate, but you’re more likely to think about it if it’s frozen hot cocoa. Sweet Elle Cafe serves a frozen hot cocoa that looks like a heap of sin in a mug. It is topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate, then it is drizzled with chocolate sauce. It is a huge beverage, so take someone you can share it with.

Related: Best Sangria In Orange County

Gary Schwind is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.

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