1209 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA
Welcome to MOTIV, located in Downtown Santa Cruz. MOTIV creates a space for “inspired culture”, engaging our passions on many levels. The vital components of MOTIV’s DNA are music, art, food, drinks, politics, social causes and community events. Voted Santa Cruz’s Best Nightclub, Best DJ and Best Bartender; MOTIV is also recognized for its fresh tapas-style menu and it's gallery for local art. With live music seven nights a week, passionate employees, amazing food and incredible drinks, MOTIV is the standout venue for pushing everyone's creative threshold.
The area’s top, award winning bartenders and award winning drinks await you at MOTIV’s lounge. Our drink selection offers a mixture of your favorite classics, specialty drinks, top-shelf Vodka, Tequilla, Whiskey, Bourbons, and Scotch.
By the bottle or out of the tap, choose from a wide selection of your favorite domestic, import, and local beers. We also have an extensive selection of wines from boutique wineries.
The Lucky Strike $9
St. George Terroir Gin, Amaro di Angostura, Bundaberg Ginger Beer, Lime and Mint
Smugglers Run $10
Belvedere Vodka, Aperol, St. Germain, Lemon, Champagne
Paloma #2 $9
Zapopan 100% Agave Tequila, Pamplemousse, St. Elder, Grapefruit
American Don $12
Hennessy Cognac, Spiced Pear Liqueur, Black Walnut Bitters
Fall Be Kind $10
Cruzan Rum, Jasmine Liqueur, Orgeat, Apple Bitters
Apple Crisp $9
George Dickel Rye, Unfiltered Apple Juice, Apple Shrubs, Cinnamon Bitters
Queen B $9
El Peloton Mezcal, Ancho Reyes, Passion Fruit
Champagne Cocktail $9
Chandon Brut Classic with Elderflower or Orchid Elixir
With a constantly evolving menu, MOTIV offers gourmet appetizers and entrees to sate any palate. Crispy garlic fries, fresh Ahi sushi tacos, juicy Angus burgers and much, much more await you in the lounge.
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