As the local brewing and distilling scene continues to place Fort Wayne, Indiana on the map as the destination for a cold drink, don’t forget about the classic martini. Whether you love it with a twist or a garnish, the martini is the drink that sets the standard for a fun-filled night out in Fort Wayne.

If you are looking for a few tips on where to find your new favorite beverage, we are taking you to the heart of Fort Wayne to enjoy the perfect martini.

A Martini Experience in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Club Soda Martini in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Club Soda

If you are looking for a drink and establishment that has stood the test of time, look no further than Club Soda. They are known for their entrees as much as they are known for their martinis.

The Timotini is a staple. This award-winning drink was designed by their own Timo. They have combined vodka, rum, melon and banana liqueur, along with pineapple and orange juice for this special treat. It tastes like an island drink and comes together to create something unique for Fort Wayne. Garnished with a cherry and orange slice, it deserves to be enjoyed on their outdoor patio.

Club Soda continues to impress Fort Wayne with their creations.

Club Soda has spent a long time raising the bar for cocktails and martinis. They have established themselves as a destination. There are also a number of other restaurants both downtown and in the surrounding area that are continuing to open their doors and add to the craft cocktail and martini scene like Wine Down, and Hideout 125! One of the best ways to find a great martini is to take a chance on a new place.

The martini is a drink that you don’t want to throw back too quickly. It’s important to find not only a great martini but also a great atmosphere to relax and enjoy every drop. Pull out your favorite dress or suit, and create an experience. Your new favorite drink awaits you!

This post was originally published in June 2018. Last revised May 2021.