Why take a break between your morning shot and your evening cocktail?! For one day only, it's socially acceptable to get bent all at once during National Espresso Martini Day on March 15th! The popularized cocktail, featured on hit series' like Mad Men and Sex in the City, is the epitome of NYC's glamorous hustle and bustle culture. It traditionally combines exhilarating espresso, with vodka, coffee liqueur, and simple syrup to create the ultimate pick-me-up beverage. In honor of the special day, here are a few bars and restaurants offering deals on Espresso Martinis.
Hole in the Wall, famous for beloved brunch dishes like their Chili Scramble and Brekky Roll will host National Espresso Martini Day with an all-day happy hour! Guests who pop into any of their locations from FiDi (15 Cliff Street), Murray Hill (626 1st Avenue), in Flatiron at Hotel Henri (37 W. 24th Street), to Williamsburg (292 Bedford Avenue) can enjoy $10 Espresso Martinis during their visit.
Daintree, the dazzling penthouse cocktail lounge and rooftop bar above Hotel Hendricks in Midtown at 25 W 38th Street, will serve their original rendition of the energy-spiking drink as part of a special promotion. Guests can delight in Daintree's signature Cold Brewtini along with 6 oysters for the special price of $26 (almost a $20 discount) for one-day only.
Isla & Co. will serve Espresso Martinis at half-price for National Espresso Martini Day at both the Hotel Hendricks location at 25 W. 38th Street in Midtown Manhattan and their 107 N 12th St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn! The Australian-style, all-day Brasserie will keep the deal rolling throughout the day, making enough time for everyone to get in on the action!
Hidden Lane will roll out the red carpet of Espresso Martinis at their picturesque bi-level bar steps from Gramercy Park at 129 E 15th St. They'll offer guests a $17 drink menu including unbelievable variety like the When in Rome Espresso Martini with Vodka, espresso, Disaranno, and Mr. Black, a Chocolate Espresso Martini with Vodka, espresso, Mr. Black, chocolate liquor, chocolate mole bitters, and cinnamon, and more!
Somewhere Nowhere NYC, at 112 W 25th St. will offer specially priced Espresso Martinis during Gotham Jazz! Visitors can sip on $15 Espresso Martinis featuring Grey Goose Vodka while they enjoy live musical performances, a huge Jazz dance party, and sweeping 360 views of the city skyline.
Lost Spirits is a warm cocktail bar located at 11 W. 17th St. that embodies the glamour of the golden era down to its cocktail menu, which is inspired by the slang of the 1920s. In honor of National Espresso Martini Day, connoisseurs will be able to purchase the Espresso Martini cocktail for a Happy hour price of just $12 all day long!
Amali at 115 E. 60th St. will honor the special occasion by whipping up their original Edge of the Night cocktail. Amali’s decadent Espresso Martini will be available for the special price of $15 (instead of $21) when ordered at the bar. Suitably titled, The Edge of the Night cocktail, their custom-made creation features a luxurious combination of Grey Goose, Espresso, Mr. Black, Maple, Lillet, and Vanilla.
Once you've picked a place to grab a delicious Espresso Martini, fill up the rest of your day with one of these 20 fun things to do around the city.