2020: Queens Voted Maiella Best Martini!

Maiella
4610 Center Blvd, Long Island City
(718) 606-1770 – maiellalic.com

Maiella may be best known for their authentic Italian dishes with a modern twist and its picturesque view of the waterfront section of Long Island City but they are also known for their carefully crafted Martinis. Maiella sits at the base of the iconic Pepsi sign in Gantry State Park and features spectacular views of New York City. Designed by a leading New York City Architecture firm, Bluarch, the rustic space features seating for up to 180 guests inside and almost 100 guests in the outdoor terrace facing Manhattan and Gantry State Park. Have yourself a night out, or with company on the town and savor the food and cocktails at Maiella. 

2019: Queens Voted Dazie’s Best Martini!

Dazie’s

39-41 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside

718-786-7013 – www.daziesrestaurant.com

James Bond himself would marvel at the martinis served up at Dazie’s Italian Restaurant. Their chefs have been cooking only the finest of Italian-American cuisine since 1972. Their desserts are prepared daily, and their tiramisu won best dessert at the Queens: A Taste of the World contest in 2010. Dazie’s offers an extensive wine menu featuring drinks from across the globe. In addition to their bar and restaurant areas, Dazie’s also has private space for parties and events. Stepping into the restaurant is like going back in time; Dazie’s has a quiet, romantic vibe and features live piano music every night of the week. An episode of 30 Rock with Tina Fey was filmed in the restaurant.

2018: Queens Voted Donovan’s of Bayside Best Martini!

Donovan’s of Bayside

214-16 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361

(718) 423-5353 – www.donovansofbayside.com

Donovan’s of Bayside, a longtime Irish pub, first opened in Bayside in 1978 after premiering in Woodside in 1966, serves up a mean martini (or, according to residents, the meanest martini in town). Order one at their happy hour or with the best burger in town!

2017: Queens Voted Donovan’s of Bayside Best Martini!

Donovan’s of Bayside

214-16 41st Ave., Bayside, NY, 11361. 718-423-5353.

Donovan’s of Bayside, a longtime Irish pub, first opened in Bayside in 1978 after premiering in Woodside in 1966, serves up a mean martini (or, according to residents, the meanest martini in town). Order one at their happy hour or with the best burger in town!