Carrabba’s Pomegranate Martini Cocktail Recipe

This copycat Carrabba’s pomegranate martini cocktail recipe is perfect for the holidays! Peach vodka, pomegranate juice, orange juice, and simple syrup make up this easy cocktail. You can double or triple this recipe or even make a pitcher for any gathering. Perfect for seasonal winter pomegranates. Chill glasses ahead of time for stress-free entertaining, your guests will love these!

Highlights of this pomegranate martini:

  • Simple ingredients
  • Fun and festive, perfect for gatherings
  • Can be made in a pitcher for easy batch cocktails
  • Perfect for seasonal pomegranates
  • Rich, vibrant color from the pomegranate juice
  • Great vodka cocktail
  • Customizable
  • Great for a happy hour at home
  • Crisp flavors

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Grocery Store List & Substitutions:

  • Peach vodka, or vodka of choice – could substitute gin, Carrabba’s Italian grill uses Absolut Apeach vodka
  • Fresh squeezed orange juice
  • Fresh or store-bought pomegranate juice, could also use cranberry juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Soda water or sparkling water
  • Fresh pomegranate for garnish
  • Ice cubes

Quick steps for this delicious cocktail:

  • Combine vodka, pomegranate juice, orange juice, maple, and simple syrup in a martini shaker with ice
  • Shake to combine
  • Serve in a chilled glass and garnish with fresh pomegranate

This signature restaurant cocktail is tart and refreshing with the perfect hint pomegranate. Made with fresh ingredients and a touch of simple syrup for a slight sweetness. The vodka martini lovers in your life will love this one for the holidays!

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For a fun holiday party serve these martinis with a sharable charcuterie board, bruschetta caprese with crostini, vegetable focaccia bites, meatball sliders, or shrimp focaccia bites!

What is the best vodka to use for a vodka martini?

This classic cocktail uses peach vodka, but you could use any vodka of choice

What is a pomegranate vodka martini made of?

This pomegranate vodka martini is a mix of fresh orange juice, fresh pomegranate juice, simple syrup, and vodka. Topped with a splash of sparkling water or soda water.

Do orange and pomegranate go well together?

Yes! The tart, somewhat bitter pomegranate juice pairs very well with the sweet, tangy flavor of the fresh orange juice. The perfect balance!

Pro tips for a refreshing cocktail:

  • Chill glasses before service
  • Use a cocktail shaker to evenly chill and combine the martini, if you don’t have a shaker use a mason jar
  • Enjoy immediately

Instructions for the martini recipe:

  • Chill a glass of choice. In a cocktail shaker combine vodka, pomegranate juice, orange juice, simple syrup, and ice. Shake well to combine. Strain into prepared glass, top with soda water and garnish as desired.

Variations and serving ideas:

  • Create a holiday bar for guests to whip up their own vodka martinis. Place ingredients, a chilled martini glass, and a cocktail shaker on your bar for easily customized cocktails
  • Serve with fresh rosemary sprigs or pomegranate seeds
  • Serve them rim of the glass coated in sugar
  • If you do not have a cocktail shaker, use a mason jar and strain through a fine mesh strainer
  • Make a batch and serve in a large pitcher

Carrabba’s Pomegranate Martini Cocktail Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Course: Beverages, Cocktails
Keyword: Holiday Drinks, Martini, Simple Cocktails, Vodka Cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 175kcal
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  • 1 oz. Peach vodka
  • 3 oz. Pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz. Fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz. Simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Splash soda water or sparkling water
  • Fresh pomegranate for garnish


  • Chill a glass of choice. In a cocktail shaker combine vodka, pomegranate juice, orange juice, simple syrup, and ice. Shake well to combine. Strain into prepared glass, top with soda water and garnish as desired.


Serving: 1 cocktailCalories: 175 kcalCarbohydrates: 27 gProtein: 1 gFat: 0.4 gSaturated Fat: 0.1 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1 gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1 gSodium: 17 mgPotassium: 305 mgFiber: 0.2 gSugar: 26 gVitamin A: 113 IUVitamin C: 28 mgCalcium: 17 mgIron: 1 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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