With a Twist: The Top 5 Martini Menus in San Francisco

With a classic cocktail like the martini, correct preparation can be very personalized. Whether you like yours shaken or stirred, with a bleu cheese stuffed olive or a simple cocktail onion, there is no doubt these locations are the best places to get your fix in San Francisco.


With over a dozen varieties on their cocktail menu, and a name like “Olive”, you know this Tenderloin lounge treats the martini as king. Some of the options include a Chocolate Hazelnut Martini, a Lychee Martini, and a Strawberry Champagne Martini.

Olive is located at 743 Larkin St, San Francisco. For more information call 415.776.9814 or visit www.olive-sf.com.


Martuni’s may just be the best bang for your buck in San Francisco martinis. They aren’t the cheapest drinks in town but are served stiff and generously poured. They have a vast martini menu, with one of their most popular being the Watermelon and Cherry Blossom Martinis.

Martuni’s is located at 4 Valencia St, San Francisco. For more information, call 415.241.0205.

Blondie’s Bar and No Grill

Their 16oz.martinis are massive and served with a sidecar shaker. They have flavors like Almond Mocha, Jackie-O, and Deep Blue Funk. Their garnish list is also extensive offering choices like smoked salmon, spicy sausage, and ginger stuffed olives.

Blondie’s Bar and No Grill is located at 540 Valencia St, San Francisco. For more information, call 415.864.2419 or visit www.blondiesbar.com.


At MoMo’s, Happy Hour is called Martini Hour. Between 4p.m.to 7p.m.Monday through Friday you can enjoy $4 martinis and appetizers. They even have a martini named “The Situation” which consists of Svedka Clementine, Red Bull, and Cranberry.

MoMo’s is located at 760 2nd St, San Francisco. For reservations, call 415.227.8660 or visit www.sfmomos.com.

Top of the Mark

Their large drink menu consists of a myriad of martinis with names like Tropical Kiss, Dream Girl, and Razzmatazz. With delicious cocktails and spectacular views of San Francisco, you can’t go wrong.

Top of the Mark is located at the Mark Hopkins Hotel at 1 Nob Hill, San Francisco. For reservations, call 415.616.6916 or visit www.topofthemark.com.


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