Dining January 01, 2017
These 11 Restaurants Serve The Best Bloody Mary In Michigan
Whether you’re enjoying a brunch with friends, recovering after a night that included a few too many drinks, or simply indulging in your favorite spicy taste, there’s something uniquely wonderful about a Bloody Mary. Luckily for us, Michigan is home to some of the nation’s most delicious Bloody Mary recipes — and you’ll want to try them all. Here are eleven awesome options to explore.
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1. Boone’s Prime Time Pub (102 N. St. Joseph’s Street, Suttons Bay)
Venture to Suttons Bay and taste the “Massive Mary” at Boone’s, which will fill you right up in the best way possible. Munch on a bagel and buffalo chicken garnish and a free side of beer or cider.
2. The Hunt Club (1514 Daniel Road, Jackson)
The candied bacon that tops The Hunt Club’s Bloody Mary will be enough to make you a fan for life. With a winning combination of vegetable juice and a spicy citrus taste, you might just feel like you’ve stepped into Bloody Mary heaven.
3. Union Cabaret and Grille (125 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo)
With a garnish of pickled green beans, cucumber, garlic, tomato, and more, this Bloody Mary will appeal to each and every one of your taste buds. The drink itself is made of six combined spirits, which gives it a deep, unique taste.
4. Motor City Gas Whiskey Distillery (325 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak)
You’ll never forget the taste of your Bloody Mary from this awesome Royal Oak eatery. It’s a perfectly brewed homemade mix that combines Royal Oaked rye whiskey with an ideal blend of spicy, rich flavors.
5. Latitudes Roadhouse & Steelhead Tavern (101 E. Edgerton St., Howard City)
This awesome bar and restaurant has been included on previous restaurant lists in the past, and for good reason: it boasts a fascinating history and a simply delightful menu. As for its Bloody Mary bar, you won’t be disappointed: choose from salt rim options and delight in garnishes of bacon, shrimp, olives and more.
6. Ellison Brewery & Spirits (4903 Dawn Ave, East Lansing)
This East Lansing Brewery is known for a variety of delicious drinks, but head in on Sundays to try the Bloody Mary, which boasts a spicy rim and a small but perfectly delightful garnish.
7. Clio Roadhouse (2183 W. Vienna Road, Clio)
If you’re looking for a massive Bloody Mary to tide you over, Clio Roadhouse is the place to be. The garnish includes everything from sliders to chicken wings — and you’ll certainly be back for more.
8. Bobcat Bonnie’s (1800 Michigan Ave, Detroit)
This Corktown restaurant has gained notoriety for its awesome food and drink menu, and its Bloody Mary is no exception. On weekends, stop in and make your own perfect beverage at the “Bloody Bar.”
9. Bay City Bill’s (1215 Michigan Ave, Bay City)
This bar and eatery boasts a fascinating history with the iron worker business, which will simply add to your pleasant experience. Enjoy the hometown vibe as you sip on a perfectly concocted Bloody Mary.
10. Fraser’s Pub (2045 Packard, Ann Arbor)
Michigan brew enthusiasts will love this pub’s Bloody Mary, which brings together two New Holland beverages in combination with a signature mix. Even the pickles included in the garnish are locally made in Ann Arbor!
11. Aut Bar (315 Braun Court, Ann Arbor)
Ann Arbor residents and visitors simply can’t miss the Bloody Mary at Aut Bar, which combines bacon, bleu cheese-filled olives, and a delightfully spicy drink that will bring you back to life after an evening on the town.
We know that this Bloody Mary list can’t possibly cover all the delicious options throughout Michigan. Tell us below: where can we find your favorite Bloody Mary here in the Great Lakes State?