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Land Ocean in Meridian Debuts Their Newest Craft Cocktails Menu Thanks to Their Full Bar

Last updated September 01, 2022 by Mariah Hebbeln

Land Ocean New American Grill is Meridian’s newest bar and restaurant, delivering all the swank and class of an upscale Manhattan eatery without the need of flying across the country to experience delicious eats and fancy cocktails!

In recent months, they have completed their metamorphosis into Land Ocean’s fully realized form. All visitors to the trend-setting steakhouse can now order every cocktail under the sun. Need a suggestion? Land Ocean is debuting their newest seasonal cocktail menu using your favorite bottles of vodka, whiskey, rum, tequila and more

The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho
The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho

The latest addition to Land Ocean’s other locations (and the first in Idaho), Land Ocean is a modern steakhouse offering a variety of surf and turf dishes like blackened salmon, filet mignon, BBQ burger, and more. Need a new brunch spot? It doesn’t get any better than the weekend brunch menu and bottomless mimosa’s at Land Ocean.

Is your mouth watering yet? Not only does executive chef Kosta Pappas whip up hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, and tempting sandwiches and salads, Land Ocean has a beautiful bar for you to cozy up to this fall and order from a list of their newest cocktails.

If craft beers and wine are more up your alley, there are plenty of well-loved options for either. The restaurant t — staffed with friendly, polished hosts, serves and chefs — is open daily for lunch and dinner, with brunch on the weekends. So grab your friends or a date and head to Meridian’s new hotspot.

The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho
The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho

New Cocktails at Land Ocean in Meridian

Classy or casual, anytime is the perfect time to come try one of Land Ocean’s new hand-crafted cocktail creations. Their newest list of specialty liquor drinks features well-loved options like the Huckleberry Mule and the Vanilla Old Fashioned, but don’t skip their latest offerings!

The Monarch

Empress Gin, St Germaine Elderflower, and topped with muddled basil, house-made sweet and sour, and finished with a spritz of soda.


Colter’s Run bourbon, Montenegro, Aperol, and completed with Orange and Angostura Bitters.

Spicy Paloma

Luna Azul tequila, Aperol, fresh muddled grapefruit, lime juice, simple syrup, topped with soda

You’ll also find a large selection of craft beers and wine that you’ll love to sip as you sit back and enjoy this beautiful bar.

Try Land Ocean’s Happy Hour, Mondays through Thursdays from 3–6 pm, with cocktail and wine selections and $7 Happy Hour sliders. Money may not be the key to happiness, but who wouldn't unwind at least a bit over a delicious happy hour deal?

The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho
The bar at Land Ocean's newest location in Meridian, Idaho

Ready for Some Whiskey Business? A Whiskey Paring Dinner in Meridian

Land Ocean will be debuting the first of their Bulleit Whiskey Dinners, September 29th. You won’t want to miss this event, the first of its kind in the Treasure Valley to do a dinner and whiskey pairing. The Land Ocean experience will pick the perfect whiskey, prepare four complementary courses, all paired with the whiskeys, and offer a welcome cocktail as well.

Tickets are $75 and are all-inclusive but limited to about 35 people, so make sure to check back to sign up! If you never realized how well whiskey pairs with various foods, Land Ocean is the perfect teacher to welcome you into the fold.

Holiday Dinners with None of the Hard Work

If the ending of A Christmas Story (where the family goes to eat Chinese food on Christmas Eve) is reminiscent of your own experience at the holidays, put Land Ocean on your holiday planning list!

This Thanksgiving Day, dine at Land Ocean! Open all day and serving a limited regular menu, alongside a turkey dinner made from scratch! Just because you’re not cooking your Thanksgiving dinner, it doesn’t mean it can’t be a first-class affair. Land Ocean will also be open on Christmas Eve (though not Christmas Day). Don’t forget to grab your favorite holiday cocktail to get you in the festive spirit.

To make it just a family reunion, reserve the restaurant’s private room, which seats up to 16 guests. Or if you’re just looking for the perfect setting to catch up with those visiting for the holidays over a drink, head to Land Ocean’s bar this holiday season!

Keep it Classy, Treasure Valley

Land Ocean is your passport to some of the best food and drink in the Treasure Valley. Whether you’re coming from the golf course or need the perfect setting for an uber-romantic date night, Land Ocean has something for everyone. Their surf and turf is unmatched, and now they’ve opened their cocktail menu with the addition of the full bar. Discover what’s new at Land Ocean at these channels.

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