4 Tasty Basil Cocktails From San Francisco Restaurants

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Basil makes a great cocktail garnish, but it’s even better as a star player.

To celebrate our new California greenhouse opening, we asked a few of our favorite San Francisco restaurants to share their best basil cocktail recipes.

Not much of a mixologist yourself? Good news: You can order these drinks at each restaurant all month long. Cheers to that!

The restaurant: Mersea
The vibe: A shipping container-style gathering place in the heart of Treasure Island
The drink: G3- Gotham Green Goddess
Gotham Greens basil leaves, simple syrup, lemon juice, Grey Goose vodka and an egg white.

The restaurant: Wildseed
The vibe: Fresh, flavorful, hearty and plant-based
The drink: White Linen
Gotham Greens basil-infused bordiga dry vermouth, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, and sparkling wine

The restaurant: EPIC Steak
The vibe: A contemporary steakhouse with a focus on simplicity and flavor
The drink: Basil Smash
Roku Gin, Gotham Greens basil syrup and lemon juice, garnished with a fresh basil leaf.

The restaurant: Waterbar
The vibe: San Francisco’s foremost seafood restaurant with gorgeous views and sustainability at its core
The drink: Basil Gin & Tonic
Basil elderflower with Common Ground Gin, basil essence, and tonic water.

Follow @gothamgreens, @wildseedsf, @epicsteak and @waterbarsf for more.

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