National Lemonade Day (August 20) calls for the perfect opportunity to escape the New Orleans heat while you sip on an ice-cold glass of lemonade. The list below compiles a number of restaurants, coffee shops, and local joints offering some of the best lemonade in town.
This café has three Uptown locations, offering takeout and outdoor dining options.Their menu includes a variety of lemonades that take a twist on the classic version. If you are feeling adventurous, try their watermelon lemonade or their pineapple ginger variety. Multiple Locations, satsumacafe.com
2.Mojo Coffee House
Mojo Coffee House has a whole menu of different types of lemonade for you to try in honor of National Lemonade Day, including sparkling elderflower, rose, and ginger flavors. Enjoy a glass alongside a freshly baked pastry and escape the heat. Multiple Locations, mojocoffeehouse.com
3.Juan's Flying Burrito
This Taqueria restaurant has locations in Uptown, Mid-City, and the Central Business District. Their classic and strawberry lemonade make for the perfect refreshment to enjoy while you try some of their burritos, tacos, and quesadillas. Multiple Locations, juansflyingburrito.com
Sip on their watermelon lemonade while you enjoy a locally inspired dish. Café Reconcile helps at-risk youth develop life skills through the ministry of reconciliation. Enjoy their soul food and lemonade while you contribute towards their cause. 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 568-1157, cafereconcile.org
5.Nonna Mia Café and Pizzeria
This Italian café has several lemonade options, including their House Ginger Mint Lemonade and their famous Nonna Mia´s Limonata Tea. They are located in Mid-City and offer outdoor seating and takeout options. 3125 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-1717, nonnamianola.com.