Whether your sweating from a morning taking in the AC rays from the sand or from an especially intense run at the roulette table, few things can cool and relax you like a frosty frozen cocktail, preferably served with the tiniest of umbrellas on top. These four bars specialize in serving up tropical concoctions, and all only a few steps from the surf or the slots.
The Quarter at Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk
Enter Wet Wiliies, a mini chain that won its adoring fans at its large Miami location, and say hello to a wall of refreshment. Lined up in a row and swirling a rainbow of mixtures, the slushy machines sing their whirring siren song and urge you to taste test a few before settling. And with everything from classics like strawberry daiquiri to proprietary blends like “Call A Cab,” everyone’ is sure to find the frozen fix for them. Can’t choose? Mis a few together for your very own personalized punch.
Showboat Atlantic City, 801 Boardwalk
Need a taste of the beach but don’t want to leave the casino floor? Then grab a stool at Freeze Bar right in the lobby of the Showboat. Order up a heaping glass of Banana Berry Daiquiri, Malibu Colada, or Mango Move, or create your own frozen masterpiece, rack up some cash on the built-in video poker machines, and enjoy the bets of both worlds. And don’t worry if your companions aren’t thinking daiquiri – Freeze also stocks a selection of bottled beer.
The Backyard Bar
Bally’s, 1900 Boardwalk
Brand new this season and ready to ease you into the laid back vacation vibe of it’s original location in Costa Rica, The Backyard Bar is the new beachfront space in the Dusk complex. Groovin’ tunes (there’s both a DJ stand and live bands), indoor/outdoor seating to catch the breeze, and a frozen drink bar with all the liquors, fruits, and swirling goodness you could desire.
Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar
Bally’s, 1900 Boardwalk
Like your beach-inspired frozen drinks with a beach party on the side? Then head to the Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar, nestled right in the sand. From open to close the music is pumping, the drinks are flowing, and the bikini-clad waitresses and delivering everything from massive rumrunners to crispy Boardwalk fries. Frozen selections include margaritas, pina coladas, mudslides, and the Wild Strawberry Lemonade, or DIY a blend and sip into the sunset.