Specialty Craft Cocktails

 Elevate your spirits with specialty craft cocktails

Unwinding with a craft cocktail at La Buona Vita in La Grange is like taking a step back to a time when attention to detail was a required bartending skill. Our talented mixologists utilize the same local ingredients featured in our food to create specialty craft cocktails that are classic and progressive at the same time. Try a new twist on old favorites like the Manhattan, sidecar or gimlet, sample a delicious new concoction from the carefully curated specialty cocktail menu, or ask your mixologist to whip up something just for you. Whatever you choose, our craft cocktails are sure to elevate your spirits!


Signature Cocktails 

Aperol Spritz – $10
Orvieto, Aperol and Club Soda 

Black Lily – $12
Cointreau, Fernet Branca and Lime Juice

Bitter Handshake – $12
Fernet Branca, Reduction Rye Whiskey and Blood Orange Syrup

Italian In New York – $12
Defiance Whiskey, Hunerkopf Noble Bitters, Cocchi Sweet Vermouth and Bada Bing Cherries

LBV Bellini – $11
Prosecco, Strawberry Puree and Basil

LBV Italian Margarita – $11
Patron, Disaronno, Cointreau and Fresh Lime Juice

Lyle (A Manhattan with Style) – $12
Templeton Rye, Cocchi Sweet Vermouth, Luxardo and Luxardo Cherries 

Neighborhood Negroni – $11
Koval Gin, Campari, Cocchi Sweet Vermouth and Fey Orange Bitters 

Orange Italian Mule – $10
Sobieski Vodka, Fernet Branca, Orange Juice and Ginger Beer

Revolver – $12
Bulleit Bourbon, Kahlua and Fey Orange Bitters 

Sicilian Mule – $10
Sobieski Vodka, Aperol, Ginger Beer and Lime 

Tuscan Mule – $10
Frangelico, Tuaca and Ginger Ale

Venetian – $10
Aperol and Prosecco

When in Rome – $11
Campari, Dry Vermouth, Lime Juice and Simple Syrup


LBV Signature Martinis

Appletini – $10
Sobieski Vodka, Sour Pucker Apple Schnapps and Triple Sec 

Chocolate Martini – $12
360 Double Chocolate Vodka, Bicerin Dark Chocolate Liqueur, Dark Crème Di Cacao and Cream

Cosmopolitan – $10
Sobieski Cytron Vodka, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice and Fresh Lime Juice

Crème Brulee – $12
Whipped Cream Vodka, Frangelico, and Cointreau

Cucumber Martini – $10
Crop Organic Cucumber Vodka, Cucumber Syrup  

French Pear Martini – $12
Grey Goose Pear Vodka, St. Germaine, Prosecco

French Martini – $12
Grey Goose Vodka, Chambord and Pineapple Juice

Italian Stallion – $12
Grey Goose Vodka, DiSaranno and Liqueur 43

La Buona Vita – $11
Bombay Sapphire Gin, Noilly Prat Extra Dry Vermouth, Orvieto and Campari 

Limoncello Martini – $10
Crop Organic Meyer Lemon Vodka and Limoncello

Pomegranate Martini – $10
Sobieski Vodka, Pomegranate Schnapps and Pomegranate Syrup 

Salted Caramel Martini – $12
Sobieski Karamel Vodka and Rum Chata 

Smoking Monkey – $11
Ford’s Gin and Monkey Shoulder Scotch

Winter Blues Martini – $10
Sobieski Cytron Vodka, Blue Curacao and Triple Sec