When it comes to a Bloody Mary, we’re all very particular about how we like it served. In Southern California, there’s no shortage of tantalizing restaurants and bars where you can find the perfect Bloody Mary that’s made exactly the way you like it. Here are 10 of our favorite spots in SoCal that serve a Bloody Mary that will drive your taste buds wild. Do you have a favorite spot on this list?
1. C Level/Island Prime -- 880 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego
A bloody mary with a view is the best kind of morning cocktail if you ask me. The Seafood Bloody Mary at C Level is stuffed with shrimp and a crab claw so it definitely feels like a meal.
2. The Salted Pig -- 3700 12th Street in Riverside
For a straightforward bloody mary, you can't go wrong at The Salted Pig gastropub in Riverside. What gives this beverage a nice little kick is the garlic infused vodka they use. So delicous!
3. Peabody's Cafe -- 134 S Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs
I'll take any reason I can get to justify heading to Palm Springs for a getaway. And turns out the Bloody Mary at Peabody's Cafe is the perfect excuse to head to my favorite desert town. The label on the glass doesn't lie -- "Best Bloody Mary Ever."
4. The Bier Garden of Encinitas -- 641 S Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas
For a flavor-packed bloody mary in Encinitas just head to the Bier Garden. If you show up for weekend brunch make sure to ask about "Hair of the dog" Bloody Mary Happy Hour where you can score $2 off a signature bloody mary between 10-Noon during their weekend brunch.
5. The Attic -- 3441 East Broadway in Long Beach
For a Bloody Mary that's more like a meal than a beverage, head to The Attic in Long Beach. The Meaty Man will fill you up in no time with a mini slider on top.
6. Brick + Mortar -- 2435 Main Street in Santa Monica
Go ahead and dress up your Bloody Mary just the way you want. At Brick + Mortar's bloody mary bar you can DIY your drink with all of your favorite fixin's.
7. Ramos House -- 31752 Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano
Have you ever had a bloody mary garnished with a deep fried egg? Don't knock it until you try it. The Famous Soju Bloody Mary at Ramos House is one bloody mary you'll never forget.
8. Sunny Spot -- 822 Washington Blvd in Venice
The Sunny Spot in Venice has a loyal following. Perhaps it has something to do with the bottomless bloody mary that is served at brunch. For only $18 per person you can have unlimited refills in your glass. Please drink responsibly, of course.
9. Cheeky's -- 622 N Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs
What's better than one bloody mary? Make it two! And just look at that cute boot it's served in. Not only is this the best glass on the list, but the infused vodka they use and spicy tomato juice makes this bloody mary nice and bold.
10. Franklin and Company -- 5923 Franklin Avenue in Los Angeles
The heartiest bloody mary goes to the Bloody Royale at Franklin and Company. For $17, you'll get a bloody mary topped with an onion ring, beef slider, bacon-wrapped jalepeno pepper and other greens. Show up hungry, because this bloody mary is a feast.
I can’t wait for Sunday brunch — that’s the perfect time for a bloody mary. For more great spots to check out in Southern California, head to these
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