Do you prefer it dry, dirty, shaken, or not stirred? It’s National Martini Day, and we’re giving you a list of the top places in Phoenix to enjoy your favorite version of the classic martini cocktail.
The martini was originally called “The Martinez,” named after the California Gold Rush for the town of Martinez, where it was invented. Early martinis were made with wine, gin, and an olive. But since have expanded to many exciting flavors!
Take a moment to relax while sipping on a new type of martini after your long day and start feeling like the international spy of mystery that you are.
Here are a few of our favorite places to go to celebrate:
Known for their classic martini, you can order it just the way you like it with gin or vodka, vermouth or olives, then get it served up or on the rocks.
Have you tried the Feztini? This mix of raspberry vodka, Chambord and a champagne float will definitely get you in high spirits!
Martinis are AZ88’s specialty! Looking for a caffeine buzz along with your cocktail? Try the espresso martini! This delicious elixir is made of Smirnoff vodka, Kahlúa, Baileys Irish Cream, crème de cacao and a shot of espresso!
Known for its exceptional mixology, jade bar impresses guests with a menu of fun, fresh and delicious cocktails featuring hand-selected premium spirits with farm-fresh local fruits, herbs, vegetables and juices. Try the cosmopolitan!
You’ll be glowing after trying the lounge’s signature Blue Martini. This signature cocktail combines Van Gogh Blue vodka, Bols Blue Curacao, sour and orange juice. The drink is served on the rocks with a glow stick.