23 Boozy Frozen Drinks To Try in Seattle Now: Frosé, Slushies, Pop-Tails, and More

July 5, 2018
Who says you can't have popsicles and booze? Check out these pop-tails at Frolik. (Frolik via Facebook)

In search of ice-cold refreshment as temperatures climb? Luckily, there's no shortage of frosty ways to imbibe, including delicious boozy slushies that are a far cry from the 7-11 Slurpees of your youth, frosé, frozen sake, and ice pops dunked in bubbly. Below, we've rounded up a selection of places where you can find the good kind of Seattle freeze. For more ideas, check out our complete food and drink calendar.

Note: Availability may vary.

Ba Bar South Lake Union
Stop in to the Vietnamese restaurant and craft cocktail bar to cool off and ask about their current rotating slushy cocktail flavors, like mango coconut rum.
South Lake Union

Bait Shop
The Capitol Hill watering hole is infamous for its frozen Painkiller cocktail, a heady blend of Havana club rum, coconut, orange, nutmeg, and cinnamon, topped with a cocktail umbrella. Other frozen cocktail specials may also make an appearance.
Capitol Hill

Bar Ciudad
Ciudad's walk-up bar serves their slushy cocktails in adorable vintage tins.

Bar Harbor
During the summer, South Lake Union's Atlantic Northeast-themed bar serves refreshing slushy drinks (including frosé), currently available on their back deck only.
South Lake Union

Some of the Northwest-inspired Mexican restaurant's cocktails, like their frosé sangria (made with rosé, singani, triple sec, guava, and citrus) and their avocado margarita (with blanco tequila, citrus, avocado, and cane sugar) are served frozen.
Capitol Hill

The Belmont
This Capitol Hill hideaway serves slushy pink frosé with a striped paper straw, a perfect summer sipper to savor on their patio or inside their lounge area.
Capitol Hill

Madrona wine bar Bottlehouse offers frosé (made with strawberry simple syrup, rosé, and lemon juice) on tap on their menu.

Brave Horse Tavern
The comfy Tom Douglas tavern makes a slushy version of a classic Moscow mule.
South Lake Union

Dino's Tomato Pie
Come for the New Jersey-style pizza, stay for the blue Hawaiian slushies and frosé.
Capitol Hill

Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails
For a decidedly grown-up version of the childhood treat, Motif Seattle's bar serves pop-tails: local favorite Seattle Pops served dipped in bubbly.

Jude's Old Town
The family-friendly Rainier Beach neighborhood bar's resident slushie machine, which they've christened "Buffy the summertime slushie slayer," offers rotating slushie specials daily, in flavors like lemon drop, agave bloom, and frozen pineapple daiquiri.
Rainier Beach

Marination Ma Kai
The Hawaiian-Korean fusion chain's West Seattle outpost serves an island take on frosé, made with strawberry purée, Liliko’i liquor and rosé—the perfect thing to enjoy on their patio while taking in the view of Seattle.
West Seattle

Nacho Borracho
The slushie machines at Capitol Hill's kitschy dive dispense delicious boozy libations like frosé, pink guava Moscow mules, avocado margaritas, pineapple margaritas, and the El Diablo (a savory-spicy concoction with tequila, citrus, and cassis).
Capitol Hill

New Luck Toy
Four frozen cocktails reign at the top of this West Seattle bar's drink menu, including the Crimson Tiger Margarita (tequila, strawberry, prickly cactus, triple sec, and lime), the "Lucky" Colada (rum, crème de cacao, frangelico, coconut, and pineapple), the Singapore Slingblade (gin, cherry brandy, brandy, mango, orgeat, lemon, and bitters), and the Hurricane (dark rum, light rum, lime, passion fruit, and orange).
West Seattle

Rachel's Ginger Beer
The spicy-sweet Seattle staple is even better when swirled into frozen cocktails. Their pink guava Moscow mule is available at all RGB locations, while a rotation of additional frosty concoctions are on offer at Capitol Hill and University Village.
Various locations

Red Star Taco Bar
At the communist-themed taco bar, you can get margarita slushies alongside your street tacos, in flavors like lime, mango, peach, strawberry, raspberry, and pomegranate.
Various locations

Shug's Soda Fountain
Pike Place's old-timey soda shoppe has an array of boozy treats, including milkshakes and sorbet floats with Prosecco and champagne.

As a welcome happy-hour cooler on sweltering days, this Capitol Hill Thai restaurant has introduced "poptails" (boozy frozen popsicles) to its bar, available in limited quantities with a new featured flavor each Monday—variations so far have included Thai tea, Moscow mule, and watermelon.
Capitol Hill

John Sundstrom's upscale pizza parlor serves a rotation of boozy slushies to slurp with a slice.
Capitol Hill

The concept for restaurateur Mark Fuller's pizzeria is a winner: pizza pies and boozy slushie machines. There's a tequila passionfruit habanero flavor, one with Kraken rum and root beer, another with ginger and papaya, and a frozen version of a Jungle Bird (a classic tiki cocktail with Campari, rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and pineapple juice).
Univeristy District and West Seattle

Sip frosé amid the many plants in Linda Derschang's bright, airy Capitol Hill spot.
Capitol Hill

This Tom Douglas restaurant was one of the first in Seattle to hop on the boozy-slushie bandwagon with their sake slushies when they opened in 2013. They come in four flavors: original (Ozeki sake with lemon juice and simple syrup churned through a slushie machine), "Pucker Up (passionfruit peach), ruby red (Aperol and pamplemousse), and pineapple crush (Midori and pineapple).

Union Saloon
Want a slushie with your brunch? Of course you do. Beloved Wallingford neighborhood spot Union Saloon serves slushy versions of their Saloon Mimosa and Ramos Fizz as part of their weekend brunch menu (which includes dishes like braised pork cheeks with eggs and fried chicken with biscuits and gravy). On Tuesday evenings, the restaurant serves paloma slushies to go with their weekly tostada special.

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