Best of Boston

1998 Best Martini

Bristol Lounge

The only difference between one cold glass of gin and another is where it’s served and how (assuming, of course, it’s good gin to begin with). The Bristol takes the prize with its tableside pouring, the generous garnish of olives, and the comfy seating.

Four Seasons Hotel, 200 Boylston St., Boston, 617-338-4400,