Happy New Year, everyone! As we welcome in the start of another great year in Georgia, some of you might be feeling a bit sluggish. Too much fun last night perhaps? Need some hair of the dog to fix your fate? Well it just so happens, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re in a desperate search of a morning cocktail to ease your way into New Year’s, then you’ll want to check out these 10 restaurants that serve the best Bloody Mary in Georgia. Here they are without further adieu…
1. The Nook, On Piedmont Place—1144 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Are you ready for the Bloody Mary experience of a lifetime? At The Nook in Atlanta, you can order The Bloody Best, which is a 32oz monster of a drink which can include things like steak, eggs, bacon, tots, pepperoncinis, jalapeños, and even a slice of toast.
2. Freight Kitchen & Tap—251 E Main St, Woodstock, GA 30188-5084
A new phenomenon in the world of Bloody Mary’s is the Bloody Mary bar, where you can create and dress up your own cocktail just the way you like it. Like at Freight Kitchen & Tap, which features everything you might need for the ultimate cocktail.
3. Sandcastle Café & Grille— 117 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
Some people call it the best Bloody Mary on the island, others say the coast. With their simple ingredients speaking for themselves, Sandcastle Café & Grill doesn’t need to add mountains of meat and garnishes to create something exemplary.
4. Hugo’s Oyster Bar— 10360 Alpharetta St, Roswell, GA 30075
You might go in for the fresh oysters, but you’ll come out with a whole lot more. Hugo’s perfectly captures a true Bloody Mary at its finest, with the delicious Bloody Mary bar, OR the Godzilla Bloody Mary, which is practically a meal unto itself.
5. FIVE Bar— 269 N Hull St, Athens, GA 30601
The Sunday Jazz Brunch at FIVE Bar in Athens is definitely something to write home about. Not only do you get delicious food and the smooth sounds of jazz, but you also get to load up on their delectable Bloody Mary, which features a thick cut slab of bacon to top it off.
6. Andaz Hotel Savannah— 14 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401
Of course the Bloody Mary’s have to be a bit swanky served in a hotel right? Well, if you sidle up to the 22 Square Bar inside, you’ll find what you’re looking for. What starts with a thick cut of bacon, ends in pure bloody brilliance.
7. Hop Alley Brew Pub— 25 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Sure, Hop Alley Brew Pub may be famously known for their beer, but it’s their Bloody Mary that really steals the show. Check out their brunch fare every Sunday filled with….alcohol soaked okra? YES PLEASE.
8. Elbow Room Bar— 248 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
It may not be the most obvious choice for a killer Bloody Mary, what being a sports bar and pizzeria and all, however, Elbow Room really knocks it out of the park with this one. The Hail Mary Bloody Mary is the stuff dreams are made of. Quite possibly the most loaded Bloody Mary in the state, you won’t even need to order food after this one.
9. The Distillery—416 W Liberty St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Distillery goes beyond the delicious deep fried moon pie, and into some intense alcoholic options. Like The Pickle Bloody Mary, which is a whole lotta flavor and a whole ton of fun. The Bloody Mary then the deep fried moon pie, in that order.
10. The Pine— 1235 Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605
What could be more satisfying than a delicious Bloody Mary and a juicy burger? Answer: nothing. At The Pine, in Athens, people seem to agree. Which is what made the famed drink at this restaurant and bar one of the most renowned in Georgia.
Have a few more Bloody Mary’s that you think deserve recognition? Share with us! Otherwise, if you’re looking to complete the meal, then check out
15 Irresistible Restaurants That Define Georgia.