Sip and Savour: Discovering Edmonton’s Espresso Martini Scene

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Hey there, fellow cocktail enthusiasts! If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the hunt for the next drinkable delight. Well, look no further because Edmonton, Alberta, has something brewing that’s sure to wake up your taste buds: Espresso Martinis!

Grab your pals and let’s explore where to find the best Espresso Martinis in Edmonton!

XIX Nineteen

With a unique menu and glass-walled kitchen, you can enjoy your evening right in the action. Try the signature Espresso Martini at XIX featuring endeavour brewing house-brewed espresso, Corta Espantos coffee liqueur, Grey Goose vodka, crème de cacao and a hint of sweet vanilla – it’s said to be one of the best in town.

Where to find them: Find both of their locations here.


Located in the The Phipps-McKinnon Building, Bianco offers up rustic Italian cuisine accompanied by an extensive selection of wines and Italian inspired cocktails in an unforgettable space. Bianco opens at 11am Monday-Thursday, so you could totally have an espresso martini for your morning coffee no one’s judging!

Where to find them: 10020 101A Ave


Enter the downtown just off Jasper Avenue, and you will find Woodwork in The McLeod Building. This cozy restaurant serves seasonal, wood-fired dishes, and barrel-aged spirits in a hip vibey atmosphere. Their coffee martini is made with layered vodka, Spanish brandy, coffee liqueur, and rich Demerara sugar and crafted with cold brew in place of espresso- making it stand out!

Where to find them: 10132 100 St NW


Drunk Ox, Sober Cat; a steak house, cocktail bar, and a cafe all in one. You just know the espresso martinis are gonna be good; don’t you think it would be even better paired with a delicious wagyu steak? Bonus: the bartenders always offer phenomenal service!

Where to find them: 10190 104 St NW


Head over to The Brewery District this is family friendly gathering place where you’ll find childhood favourites alongside new classics. Their coffee cocktail is crafted with dark Rum, aged Rum, campari, cold brew, pineapple juice with fresh lime, and demerara. It’s the perfect tropical pick-me-up! Oh and you should totally grab a scoop or two of handcrafted ice cream Made By Marcus – they’re located right inside!

Where to find them: 10429 121 St NW


You don’t have to go far to find the new beloved PIP location, it’s just right across the street! The new space is airy and has way more seating; no more long wait times, and you could always join the yelp waitlist ahead of time! Come for brunch, dinner, or just drinks – but make sure to try the espresso martini.

Where to find them: 10335 83 Avenue NW

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