Classic Cocktails

Sit back and relax in a cozy bar with a stiff drink or frou-frou concoction instead of a brewski like retro-revelers and "Mad Men" types did during the 1950s and 1960s. From a martini to a timeless Manhattan, find the best classic cocktails to drink your sorrows away with in Orlando.

Updated: August 09, 2009

Retro Drinks

Wally's Mills Avenue Liquors

1001 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Barflies order Cuba Libres, bourbon and soda water and other mixed drinks from breakfast time until the wee hours of the morning while ogling at naked lady wallpaper in O-town.

The Red Fox Lounge

110 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

Nostalgia buffs and gray-hair types grab a table or a seat at the bar while sipping Grasshoppers and listening to a lounge duo belt out tunes from yesteryear at this Winter Park landmark.

Stardust Lounge

431 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801

Meander downstairs and step inside a hidden time capsule where you'll find a bar paying homage to Las Vegas? Stardust Hotel during the 1960s where old-school Polynesian tiki drinks and martinis are served.

Bosendorfer Lounge

325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

Head to the Grand Bohemian Hotel's elegant, artsy bar named after a piano that's renowned for serving delish martinis named after musical masterpieces while relaxing on contemporary furnishings in Downtown Orlando.


23 Church St, Orlando, FL 32801

Saunter upstairs and experience an old world ambiance and a man lounge where Rob Roy drinks and delectable martinis are served while listening to high-energy and Top 40 tunes in Downtown Orlando.

Senso Supper Club

13 S Orange Ave null, Orlando, FL 32801

Experience a 1960s-inspired supper club with a modern vibe and ambiance and house beats while drinking martinis and spirits from decades past paired with gourmet bites in the heart of Downtown Orlando's entertainment district.

The Monkey Bar

26 Wall St, Orlando, FL 32801

Start your evening with a cocktail or a specialty martini like the Almond Joy while relaxing on plush couches and chairs amongst monkey artwork by local artist Donella Vitale or on the bar's lush, rattan-furnished outdoor balcony.

Blue Martini

4200 Conroy Rd Ste H246, Orlando, FL 32839

Venture upstairs at the Mall at Millenia and sample 20 frou-frou martinis, including a signature, self-titled martini served in a snifter glass with a glow-stick straw amongst lush and tropical surroundings.

The Peacock Room

1321 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Take a break after a long day at the office with a Cosmopolitan or Manhattan at this neighborhood bar, which resembles a libation station straight out of New York in Orlando's ViMi district.

Red Coconut Club

6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Hip, mod squad types and tourists hang while sipping signature, delish martinis paired with delectable appetizers like they were served back in the day but with a modern twist at this 1960s-inspired ultra lounge located on the second level of Universal's CityWalk.