MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) – Calling South Beach’s newest Mexican restaurant “Lolita Cocina and Tequila Bar” sexy and edgy might sound a bit strange, but looking around the newly renovated space off 1st Street and Collins Avenue with red velvet walls, glass chandeliers and rustic bar you get a certain vibe.
“Lolita was originally conceived to be a burlesque or bordello Mexican spirit and we wanted to take street food of Mexico but keep it simple,” said owner Jody Pennette.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Marine Units To Conduct Boating Under The Influence Checks This Weekend
It’s not your typical Mexican eatery; serenading Mariachi Bands are not on the menu. Lolita Cocina and Tequila Bar is the third take on a concept started in Boston and Connecticut.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized As Van Ends Up In Pond In SW Miami-Dade
As for cost, customers can pretty much determine their final check by the bountiful offerings and price ranges in the menu
“You can come out and get a couple of taquitos and tacos and come out light and then we also have tequila at $100 a shot,” said Pennette.MORE NEWS: Going To The Miami Beach Air And Sea Show This Memorial Day Weekend? Here's What You Can Expect
Lolita Cucina and Tequila Bar is opened 7 days a week.