Top 10 Spots for National Martini Day
Top 10 Spots for National Martini Day
The classic question … shaken or stirred? This June 19th is National Martini Day! So, whether you enjoy your drinks traditional, a little sweet, strong, or just wet, here’s the perfect excuse to get out this Tuesday.
There might be a little confusion about exactly how this American made cocktail came to be, however, we do know that it made its debut into The Bartenders Manuel in the 1880’s. This iconic drink has become intrinsically connected with America’s history, from the politics that are talked about around it, the trends it has adapted with and survived, the legality of drinking itself, to pop culture. Let’s celebrate history by raising a toast Atlanta to this National Martini Day.
Enjoy the Speakeasy style atmosphere, as you descend below street level for the place voted Best Martini for the last 29 years! This smoke-free restaurant is cozy and romantic if you’re bringing a date along, but also great for groups. For first-timers, you will enjoy the dimly lit atmosphere, timeless stone, and woodwork that emphasizes the Speakeasy feel, without being gimmicky. This is well-known for locals, and travelers here will not only feel transported back in time but welcome as only a local can be.
Grab a friend, and head over to Einstein’s. This is the perfect place to spend a summer night on the open patio with a selection of tasty summer martinis. Look to their Deep Eddy Martini menu for this season’s selections, everything from traditional, fruity and sweet, to deep down Southern. Also, all items on the Deep Eddy Menu are $7 all day, every day! With the simple excuse of it being summer and National Martini Day, get out and try something cold at Einstein’s.
Sophisticated but with a casual Southern summer theme this covered rooftop establishment not only has great martinis but has been voted top 23 rooftop bars in the world! The backdrop for an inspiring cocktail hour with your ladies includes incredible city views and SkyView Ferris Wheel. So, order their signature drink at the bar, the Glenntini, sit back in a cozy but stylish chair and relax. It just might feel a little like sitting on top of the world!
This venue is mainly known for its seafood and steak selection, but should also be noted for its crafted cocktail selection. Check out the Chops Martini, made with Belvedere vodka, point Reyes blue cheese stuffed olives – a classic with a small twist. Or need a little comfort food after a long day? Try their martini that has a piece of crispy bacon in it. This restaurant is white tablecloth and romantic mood lighting with decorative subway tile and dark wood.
Looking to have some fun? Stop by Joe’s on Juniper! Here guests will look over a menu full of sassily named items and suggestive menu sectioning, that will put a smile on your face. For the more creative martinis look to the menu, or enjoy $7 Deep Eddie Martinis all day every day. Every day there is a special or something going on, so check out their website for details! This bar and restaurant is proud to celebrate the LGBT culture and includes a large patio area great for people watching.
Atlanta Fish Market located in Buckhead doesn’t only fly in fresh seafood daily, they also have a selection of great signature martinis to pick from. For this national holiday, try something fruity and tropical such as their pineapple martini, or order something refreshing and light, like their cucumber martini. This restaurant was created on passion and bringing together the right team to bring that passion to life. With those values at its core, an exceptional chef creating great food, imaginative bartenders for drinks – customers can only experience the exceptional!
Kat’s Cafe knows and celebrates all things music and martinis. Come in for $5 martinis during happy hour from 5 to 9 pm. Sit back and sip a cold drink this summer while enjoying the wonderful live performers at this little venue that has so much to offer. Check out their social medias for what is up and coming, so you can find what suits your mood. The food is bite-sized, but fresh and delicious, pairing wonderfully with any crafted martini you might try. The martini selections on their menu are perfect to cool down with this summer, as you heat it up with some fine music.
This is a great place to celebrate National Martini Day. This venue is well-known for its cocktails which change up seasonally, with new signatures created each holiday. This holiday adds a little spice to your life with their Spicy Peppatini martini made with peppadew peppers. New handcrafted cocktails are always fun, but sometimes you just want to go back to basics with the classics that started it all, here they also excel at recreating these classics. With a restaurant the puts the quality of food and drink first, and customers at the center of what they do, it’s hard to go wrong.
This hip, subterranean hangout located at the Georgian Terrace Hotel is perfect for grabbing a drink for National Martini Day before heading out to Fox Theater or another midtown hotspot to keep the night going. This is a great hang out for locals (even though it is in a hotel), with a casual, very Southern feel to the restaurant and food, everyone feels welcome and at home. If you’re in the mood for a little bite to eat to go along with your martini, try their game-changing grilled cheese. There’s nothing like the comfort food to hit the spot!
This stylish establishment, with an interior that is hip and oh so southern, includes a festive outdoor patio. The Lawrence is classy without the rules, you will find everyone from suits to shorts and tee lounging comfortably, inside and out. Whether you like your drinks in the summer breeze or keeping cool at the bar, come check out this place which has a superb reputation for its specialty cocktails. These Mixologist Specialists change it up regularly to keep customers refreshed during this hot summer month. Come out and see what they are creating for National Martini Day.
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