For a non-dairy version try Carlitos Coquitos, they make their coquito with Don Q rum and this year they’re offering three different flavors including traditional, café con leche and Mexican chocolate! Each bottle goes for around $17 and there is an alcohol-free version too.
For local orders DM Carlitos Coquitos on Instagram or order on their Etsy website.
2. Coquito Miami 305, Homestead
Self-dubbed Miami’s “official” coquito, Jess Orta’s Coquito Miami 305 puts a local spin on the traditional drink featuring flavors like pastelito de guayaba and café con leche as well as the traditional coquito. This year they’ve even got a pineapple flavored one! All flavors are available by the bottle for $25 or $35 if you prefer Orta’s vegan version with almond milk. Plus you can get Coquito Miami 305’s bottles delivered straight to your door!
Order online on their website.
For an entirely homemade, traditional coquito, check out Coquito SZN 305. This small retailer makes their traditional coquito with their very own homemade spiced rum too! They also offer a plant-based option and a selection of glassware for you to drink your coquito from. Bottles are between $20 and $75 and shipping is available for an additional $12.
For placing orders make sure to check their Instagram.
4. Chefs on the Run, Homestead
This Homestead restaurant specializes in traditional coquito made with cinnamon, nutmeg, clove-spiced rum, and a special liqueur ($20). Chefs On The Run offers other funky flavors like butterbeer, peanut butter and, new this year, guayaba! In order to snag a bottle of their delicious coquito make sure you place your order with them ahead of time so you can pick it up at the restaurant.
Find it at 10 E Mowry Dr, Homestead, FL 33030.
If you’re looking to expand your palate when it comes to coquito then maybe Dee’s Coquito is the spot for you. This small business is offering five different flavors this year including the traditional coconut one, pistachio, almond, chocolate and strawberry! The 34oz bottle goes for $25 and the 17oz for $15. Orders can be placed online.
Find it on Instagram here.
6. Koh-Kee-Toh, Coral Gables
This fun brand offers traditional, pumpkin spice and Nutella coquito for pick up and delivery. A vegan option is also available and bottles go for $15 the 150 ml. and $35 the 700 ml. All you gotta do is place your order online on their website and you’ll be enjoying a fresh glass of coconuty goodness within a day or two!
7. La Cocina, Hialeah
This Hialeah spot offers traditional, home-made coquito by the shot ($5) and, during the holidays, by the bottle ($20) so you can take it home with you. They also offer cute mason jars ($15) full to the brim with coquito for a fun Christmas gift!
Find it at 1000 E 16th St, Hialeah, FL 33010.
8. La Placita, MiMo District
Chef Jose Mendin’s Puerto Rican restaurant La Placita is selling traditional coquito by the bottle this year ($25). To get your hands on it before its gone you can either give the restaurant a call or order online!
Find it at 6789 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33138.
9. Mr. Coquito by Frankie G.
The best thing about getting coquito from places like Mr. Coquito is that you get to help support your local small businesses while also enjoying a fresh, rich glass of your favorite holiday drink! Mr. Coquito by Frankie G. Offers traditional coquito by the mason jar and the bottle. All you gotta do to snag yours is DM them on Instagram!
10. The Sugar Miami, Hialeah
Another great small business, the Sugar Miami offers three kinds of delicious coquito including traditional, chocolate and cafe con leche flavors. Yum! Call them at 305-766-9968 or DM them on Insta to place your order.