The Bloody Mary is the ultimate morning drink, and Louisville has some mouth-watering variations that you absolutely need to try. Some of these massive Marys could easily be substituted for a whole breakfast, as they feature elements from every necessary food group! Regardless, these delicious drinks will be sure to start your morning off right!
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1. Butchertown Grocery
The glorious Bloody Butcher at Butchertown Grocery comes with some tasty bone marrow, olives, and rosemary. This restaurant serves some amazing brunch dishes to compliment your breakfast beverage! Try out Butchertown Grocery to taste some of the most unique flavor combinations in the city.
Butchertown Grocery is located at 1076 E Washington St., Louisville, KY 40206.
2. The Silver Dollar
Try a Bloody Mary that's
actually spicy, garnished with a fresh jalapeno that'll make your eyes water. The Silver Dollar serves up some of the best cocktails in town whether it's during brunch or dinner.
The Silver Dollar is located at 1761 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, KY 40206.
3. Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Try their Bloody Mary bar OR their signature Garden Smoked Bloody Mary- filled with house macerated vodka & house made Bloody Mary mix, garnished with pork belly and pickled egg. Head over to Against the Grain for an unforgettable meal and drink.
Against The Grain is located at 401 E Main St., Louisville, KY 40202.
4. The Eagle Food & Beer Hall
Need something to really get your morning going? The Eagle makes this massive, mouth-watering Bloody Mary topped with veggies and a strip of bacon. This savory drink will keep you full and happy for a while!
The Eagle is located at 1314 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204.
In addition to the 132 craft beers they have on tap, HopCat offers a fantastic brunch menu that includes a Bloody Mary bar. Come here if you don't want anything less than perfect!
HopeCat is located at 1064 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204.
6. Merle's Whiskey Kitchen
Try this simple and delicious Bloody Mary over at Merle's Whiskey Kitchen. It's not overly garnished, but has a large strip of bacon to compliment the perfect morning drink.
Merle's Whiskey Kitchen is located at 122 W Main St., Louisville, KY 40202.
7. DISH On Market
The Bloody Truman goes for $9 and is made with bacon infused Old Granddad, Zing Zang mix, lime, habanero bitters, Lawry’s salted rim, and topped off with more bacon. It's strong but incredibly tasty, and it'll help you power through any morning.
DISH On Market is located at 434 W Market St., Louisville, KY 40202.
8. Garage Bar
Pictured above is the Butchertown Bloody, made with Copper & Kings Craft, a house-made pickle, and country ham from Broadbent Farms, which located only three hours away in Western Kentucky. They also offer a regular Bloody Mary with the option to add chilled shrimp or country ham for an additional charge.
Garage Bar is located at 700 E Market St., Louisville, KY 40202.
9. Wild Eggs
This Proud Mary is made with Absolut Peppar Vodka, Zing Zang mix, and is topped off with olives, pickles, and pepperoncini. The result is a delicious Bloody Mary with the perfect kick of spice.
Wild Eggs has several locations in Louisville:
121 S Floyd S.t, Louisville, KY 40202
3985 Dutchmans Ln., Louisville, KY 40207.
Keep things simple with SuperChef's Smoky Bloody Mary if you want to avoid the overly-topped and strangely-garnish options at other eateries. Their simple style laughs at some of the overzealous restaurants serving a full breakfast in a cup. Although it doesn't look like much, you won't be disappointed with the flavor packed into these mason jars.
SuperChef's is located at 1702 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205.
Are you a fan of this savory morning cocktail? Let us know if your favorite Louisville Bloody Mary made it on this list in the comments!