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Summer Specialty Cocktails in Burnsville, MN

Looking for a yummy specialty cocktail to celebrate in summer? Burnsville, MN has you covered! We asked some of our local restaurants to share a specialty drink for us to highlight and here they are…


Porter Creek Hardwood Grill

Porter Creek Hardwood Grill’s knowledgeable staff are happy to whip up any culinary cocktail for you… just ask! Here are a few favorites from Porter Creek.

Blueberry Basil Lemonade – Pallini Limoncello, Absolut Citron, Blueberry Pom, lemon, fresh basil, and blueberries.

Luxardo Old Fashioned – Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Luxardo Cherry, lemon, and orange bitters.

Superfruit Mojito – Don Q Cristal Rum, superfruit puree, mint, and lime.

Summer Beer Sampler – can’t decide? Try four 5 ounce pours of beer.



Porter Creek Hardwood Grill serves their full menu on a beautifully landscaped wrap around patio that is complete with a fire pit and a one-of-a-kind water table. The outdoor bar and alfresco dining offer a covered space to enjoy the fresh air. Recently remodeled, the portico now closes with in-floor heat and fireplace for the colder months. This patio is a place to rejoice year-round… your oasis in the city!



Chianti Grill

At locally owned Chianti Grill, expect your dining (and beverage) experience to be memorable and truly satisfying.

Chianti Grill Sidecar Martini – a delicious blend of Courvoisier, Solerno, and lime gives a new twist on an old favorite!

Summer White Sangria – summer Sangria infuses the best seasonal fruits, hand chosen white wine pair and liquor to turn a simple cocktail into a masterpiece meant to be drank outside in the beautiful Minnesota summer!


Buck ’54 Bar & Grill

One of the most popular new drink menu items at Buck ’54 Bar & Grill this summer is the Harry Styles. The Harry Styles drink was designed by our in-house bartender Tyler Ward. It’s a delicious beverage that’s a perfect thirst quencher in the summer heat and a wonderful pairing with weekend brunch! 

Harry Styles – cucumber vodka, watermelon puree, lime juice, simple syrup, and soda.



JL Beers

If you’re looking for a place to grab a cold beer, a juicy burger, and relax with your favorite fur friend, look no further than JL Beers Burnsville!



Mediterranean Cruise Cafe

Sip your summer cocktails on the expansive outdoor patio or indoor is your thing, enjoy dining, belly dancing, and salsa dancing (Saturday nights).

Cruise Cocktail – Bacardi Rum, Bacardi Pineapple Fusion, Peach Schnapps, pineapple, orange, and cranberry juices.

Tropical Breeze – Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Bacardi Pineapple, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice.



Burnsville, Minnesota is home to some of the best restaurants near Minneapolis and Saint-Paul – stop in for a delicious meal, and why not make a weekend of it? Be sure to sign-up for our newsletter so you stay up-to-date and don’t miss out on any of our special deals!

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