Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 6/9/23

Jungle-Meets-Beach at Buckhead Speakeasy with Tropical Décor, Refreshing Drinks, and Island Bites

 The Blind Pig Parlour Bar amps up the summer vibes with the return of its Playa Pig pop-up designed to whisk guests away to an alluring tropical island state of mind. The Playa Pig will serve up tropical chic, jungle disco vibes inspired by Tulum, Mexico, along with tempting drinks and a menu of Yucatan-themed bites.

The Buckhead speakeasy is revamping its Victorian décor to entice those longing to get away to a wild, wanderlust escape. Guests can look forward to creative, refreshing cocktails served with treats and sweets inspired by the unmistakable flavors of the tropics.

Food items will include:

  • Fresh pineapple seasoned with Tajin, pickled jalapeños, and lime
  • Pork pastor empanadas with spicy jalapeño and pineapple crema
  • Crispy shrimp and poblano fritters with chipotle aioli
  • Crab tostadas crab tossed with heirloom tomatoes, jalapeños, cabbage, roasted red peppers, avocado, and lemon cilantro aioli, served on crispy tostadas
  • Churro bites served with dark chocolate and vanilla bean dipping sauce
  • Salted caramel flan

Tropical cocktails and shots include:

  • Ginger Watermelon Margarita with el Jimador blanco, watermelon juice, lemon juice, ginger syrup  
  • Coco Loco Los Sundays coconut tequila, Martini & Rossi Fiero, tangerine infused cream 
  • Spicy Paloma Spritz el Jimador blanco, grapefruit juice, ancho reyes, hell fire bitters, fresno pepper agave, sparkling rosé 
  • Cool as a Cuke cucumber vodka, fresno agave syrup, lime juice, bubbles
  • Twilight in Tulum with Old Forester bourbon, sorel, pineapple-dandelion syrup, lemon juice, egg white, citrus-chamomile bitters 
  • Playa Punch with Pimm’s, Velvet Falerum, PAMA, bénédictine, pineapple juice, fever tree ginger beer
  • Sublime Sunset shot with mango infused vodka, smoked paprika-brown sugar syrup, lemon juice 
  • Sunburn shot with Banhez mezcal, Chareau aloe liqueur, dandelion-pineapple syrup, lime juice, dark rum floater 

The Playa Pig will be open Tuesday-Saturday beginning Friday, June 9 from 5 p.m. until late. Reservations are strongly recommended through OpenTable. Walk-ins are available at the bar on a first-come, first-served basis. The Playa Pig may be reserved for small parties and special events any day of the week.

The Playa Pig is located at 128 East Andrews Dr., NE in Atlanta. For more information, visit