| February 13, 2015

We're not saying there's anything wrong with a margarita, but on special romantic occasions, nothing beats a refreshingly fruity fragolita.

This sexy spin on the classic cocktail is served up by LAVO bartender Monica Alvarez, who (appropriately enough) was just voted one of the ten sexiest bartenders in all of New York City.

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Watch the video to see how Alvarez shakes one up, then keep reading for the recipe.

Forget Margaritas: NYC's 'Sexiest Bartender' Monica Alvarez Serves Up a 'Fragolita'

1 cocktail


  • 1 whole strawberry
  • 1½ oz. Barón Platinum Tequila
  • ½ oz. guava nectar
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • 1 extra strawberry, for garnish


  1. Muddle one whole strawberry in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add tequila, guava nectar and simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, shake, and strain into a martini glass.
  3. Garnish with a cut strawberry, if desired.