Where to get an espresso martini around Indy

The espresso martini is the perfect blend of coffee and alcohol — and there are several places you can get this popular drink around Indy.

An espresso martini with decorative latte art

You can get cocktails like this one at Parlor Public House from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Cocktail trends come and go, but the espresso martini appears to be here to stay.

The iconic espresso martini originated in the 90s but has since reemerged as a star, thanks to social media throughout the pandemic — even becoming one of the 10 most-ordered drinks in America in 2022.

It’s not hard for us to espresso our feelings about this martini, so we’re helping you celebrate National Espresso Martini Day (March 15) with a list of spots where you can get the caffeinated cocktail around the Circle City.

Parlor Public House, 600 E. Ohio St., Ste. B
Cocktails are served at this trendy spot after 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. The Espresso-tini ($13) is made with your choice of Reyka Vodka, Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Old Forester Bourbon, or El Jimador Blanco Tequila.

1933 Lounge, Indianapolis + Fishers
The Espresso Martini ($15) at this bar by St. Elmo is made with a shot of espresso, Stoli Vanilla, Nocello, and Woodford Reserve chocolate bitters.

The Fountain Room, 830 Mass Ave., Ste. 1480
The Espresso Martini ($14) at this Bottleworks supper club features Wheatley Vodka, Kahula Coffee Liqueur, cold brew coffee, and whipped cold foam.

An espresso martini on a table with menus

Get your caffeine fix with dinner at this Bottleworks restaurant — perfect to keep you up during a night on the town.

Photo provided by The Fountain Room

Ocean Prime, 8555 River Rd., Ste. 100
This upscale seafood + steak restaurant mixes up its Espresso Martini ($14) with Belvedere Vodka, espresso, and café liqueur + is served black or with cream.

The Cake Bake Shop, 799 Hanover Place, Upper Deck, Carmel
This elegant brunch spot’s Carmel location offers its version of the espresso martini, Black Swan ($19), made with espresso, Ketel One Vodka, coffee liqueur, Irish cream liqueur, and housemade vanilla simple syrup + garnished with a Cake Bake Shop custom chocolate.

Almost Famous, 721 Mass Ave.
The Espresso Martini ($14) at this Mass Avenue bar is simply made with Tito’s Vodka, Cafe Amaro, and fresh espresso.

Have you had a brewtiful espresso martini somewhere else? Let us know.

Here’s what you said:

  • “Coopers Hawk espresso martini so good IMO the best!!” — Pam G.
  • “Vicino on Mass Ave. has exquisite espresso martinis! Worth the mention!” — Diego E.
  • “Best one I’ve had lately is at Gather 22! I’m sure it’s hard to cut the list down but Ball & Biscuit and Union 50 also have good ones!” — Rachel G.
  • “It’s a crime that The Oakmont is not on this list. (Not trying to be mean, but their espresso martinis are the best I’ve had in Indy.)” — Mark H.
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