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 – $9
Aperol and Club Soda 

Black Lily – $11
Cointreau, Fernet Branca and Lime Juice 

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

Creamsicle – $10
Sobieski Vanilla Vodka, Orange Soda and Whipped Cream

Fiore – $12
Belvedere Vodka, St. Germain, Crushed Raspberries and Limonata 

Grand Bellini – $11
Prosecco, Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach 

Honey Melon Spritzer – $11
Jack Daniels Honey, Midori, Pineapple Juice and Sprite

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

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

Berry Mule – $10
Choice of Strawberry, Raspberry or Cherry Vodka, Ginger Beer and Lime 

A Jack Mule – $10
Jack Daniels, Ginger Beer and a Lime 

Tuscan Mule – $10
Frangelico, Tuaca and Ginger Ale

Summer Tonic – $11
Koval Gin, St. Germain, Tonic and Cucumber

Venetian – $10
Aperol and Prosecco


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

Cherry Cheesecake – $10
Sobieski Vanilla Vodka, Cranberry Juice, and Grenadine 

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

Raspberry Peach Cosmopolitan – $11
Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach, Cranberry Juice and Lime Juice

 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

Italian Gin Fizz – $12
Bombay Sapphire Gin, Aperol, Lemon Juice and Prosecco 

Jasmine – $11
Bombay Gin, Cointreau, Campari and Lemon Juice

Unusual  Martini – $11
Hendrick’s Gin, Lillet Blanc and Aperol