With a Twist: The Top 5 Martini Menus in New York City

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Whether it’s shaken or stirred, here’s the haute hotspots for a perfectly chilled martini.

1 Flatiron Lounge

With the opening statement to their website being, "There is something about a Martini, A tingle remarkably pleasant: A yellow, mellow Martini: I wish I had one at present." Ogden Nash 1935, one can imagine the level of dedication to a perfectly chilled Martini at Flatiron Lounge, a throwback to the 1920s-era hotspot.

For a sensational palate teaser enjoy the martini flight. Brought to you by cocktail stylist Julie Reiner. Sip on three mini martinis with a common theme, such as "The Flight to Hawaii", which highlights drinks with tropical fruits.

37 W 19th St

New York, NY


2 King Cole Bar

For an ultimate luxury cocktail head to King Cole Bar. The atmosphere is enchanting and with cocktails like Penny Lane Martini with Hendrick's Gin, Sake, Dry Vermouth and Cucumber for $22 you simply won't want to go anywhere else.

St. Regis Hotel

2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue

New York, NY


3 Bemelmans Bar

Bemelmans is a 75-seat watering hole with martinis to satisfy the most taste discerning clientele of the city, including politicians, socialites, celebrities and power elite. Just like it's namesake, Ludwig Bemelmans, the famed creator of the Madeline books for children, Bemelmans Bar is a timeless classic to revisit again and again.

Carlyle Hotel

25 East 76th Street

New York, NY


4 Death and Company

For a delightful martini that drinks like a three star Michelin restaurant, head to Death and Company. The menu has classics and seasonally mixes it up with new twists and flavors you never quite dreamed would compliment and taste so lovely together. Whether shaken or stirred, a martini runs about $13.

433 East Sixth Street

New York, NY

212.388 0882

5 21 Club

In Ian Fleming's short story 007, which takes place in New York, James Bond had a martini lunch at 21 Club. Join the ranks of Bond as well as countless TV and advertising executives for rounds of martinis in a classic setting with a contemporary vibe. Reservations, that is if you can get them, are a must.

21 West 52nd Street

New York City, NY


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