The 12 Best Cocktails in San Diego

Featuring Zama Cocktails

the best cocktails in San Diego

San Diego boasts a thriving cocktail scene, and at Zama, we’re proud to offer some of the best cocktails in San Diego. Join us as we take you on a journey through our top 12 cocktails.

No Way Rose

Experience the essence of San Diego’s cocktail culture with our signature blend of strawberry & green tea infused vodka, rose, grapefruit, sake, soda, rosé, and rhubarb. This refreshing concoction offers a harmonious balance of sweet and tart notes, making it a perennial favorite among locals and visitors alike.


Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with our signature Junglerita cocktail—a vibrant blend of tequila, prickly pear, guava, house-made Curacao, and lime. The refreshing tartness of prickly pear perfectly complements the tropical sweetness of guava, while the zesty lime adds a bright, citrusy finish.

Bienvendino a La Selva

Prepare to embark on a flavor expedition with our captivating Bienvendino a La Selva cocktail. This sophisticated drink combines the richness of Bacardi 8 and white rum with the subtle sweetness of peach liqueur and fassionola, balanced perfectly by the tangy zest of lime. But what truly sets Bienvendino a La Selva apart is its daring twist—an Absinthe rinse and a dash of Angostura bitters, adding depth and complexity to every sip.

Old Cenote

Crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, Old Cenote marries the robust notes of bourbon with the delicate sweetness of house-made Curacao and the luscious essence of banana. But what truly sets the Old Cenote apart is its captivating finish—a hint of smoke that lingers on the palate, leaving a lasting impression.

Toki – Yoda

Savor the sophistication of Suntory Toki whiskey paired with coconut-macha yogurt, lime, and soda. It’s a refreshing choice for those seeking the best cocktails San Diego has to offer.

Zama Sangria

Indulge in a taste of Spanish-inspired sophistication with our signature Zama Sangria cocktail. A beloved favorite among locals and visitors alike, this vibrant drink offers a refreshing twist on the classic sangria recipe. Crafted with a blend of rich red wine, aromatic Campari, Singani 63, cinnamon, fresh fruit and citrus.

Zama – Tini

Zama – Tini is crafted with precision and passion, this exquisite drink transcends the ordinary. With its base of barrel-aged gin infused with the vibrant essence of pomegranate and lemon, enhanced by delicate St. Germain foam and a subtle hint of hibiscus, each element harmonizes flawlessly, creating a drink that is both refreshing and indulgent.


Experience the flavors of California with tequila, pineapple, charred poblano, cilantro-mint, lime, and soda. Truly one of our best cocktails in San Diego.

Agua Bendita

Agua Bendita is infused with cinnamon toast-infused rum, cognac, orgeat, lemon-lime-grapefruit, each sip is full of flavor. But it’s not just the exquisite blend of ingredients that captivates—watch as the flamed chartreuse garnish adds an extra touch of theatrical flair making the drink extra special.

Don Camillo

Enjoy bold and exotic flavors with our captivating Don Camilo cocktail. Infused with the smoky allure of tamarindo mezcal and the velvety richness of coconut-washed Campari, this drink is a true masterpiece of mixology. Sweet vermouth and aztec chocolate mole provide a tantalizing depth, while a hint of smoke adds intrigue to every sip.

Endless Nights

As one of the best cocktails in San Diego, this decadent drink is a harmonious blend of espresso-infused vodka, cold brew, and the rich complexity of Mr. Black liqueur. Enhanced with a subtle hint of walnut and crowned with a boozy coconut whip.

Booze – Less Mule

For a refreshing and alcohol-free option, try our pineapple, pomegranate, hibiscus, ginger, and lemon mocktail. It’s the perfect choice for those looking to indulge without the hangover.


At Zama, we’re committed to crafting unforgettable cocktail experiences for our guests. Come see for yourself why our drinks are renowned as some of the best cocktails in San Diego. Here’s to unforgettable moments and exceptional drinks! Click here to explore our full drink menu. Also, don’t miss out on our exclusive Happy Hour, where four of our famous cocktails are offered at a special discount. Make your reservations today!

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