by Erin Chambers - 9246 Reviews - 161 List
Whether it's the end of bad day or the beginning of the best night of your life, sometimes a regular ol' vodka soda just doesn't cut it. Enter extreme cocktails, San Diego-style. From fish bowl-sized mai tais to a 60oz. tsunami punch, these drinks take cocktail hour to whole new level.
Updated: January 25, 2008
THE PLACE: RA Sushi on Broadway, a party person's perfect date place. THE COCKTAIL: RA's 60-oz Tsumani Punch blends cold sake, 4 liquors, and tropical juices with 4 straws in a fish bowl big enough to make Nemo's mouth water. THE PRICE: $13
THE PLACE: Casa de Reyes, Old Town's old-school tequila bar. THE COCKTAIL: A 60oz traditional margarita is a party for 2 with sweet and sour mix, Grand Marnier, Triple Sec, house tequila, and a secret ingredient on the rocks with salt. THE PRICE: $18.95
THE PLACE: Mister Tiki's Mai Tai Lounge, the Gaslmap's own island oasis. THE COCKTAIL: Captain Morgan Parrot Bay, Malibu pineapple, cruzan light and Captain Morgan spiced rums, plus a splash of all the house juices, served in a huge, shared tiki bowl with 4 straws. THE PRICE: $35