Here in Virginia, we can appreciate a fine drink. Whether that be of the alcoholic sort or not, quality beverages are not hard to come by around here. Just like other Virginian delicacies, this drink comes in many varieties and all of them are delicious. So if you’re looking for the perfect accompaniment to your brunch (or any other meal of the day), here are some places to try:
1. Doc Taylor's (Virginia Beach)
Looking for a delicious Bloody Mary and only have about $2.50 to spend? Look no further than Doc Taylor's. This Virginia Beach spot is a breakfast favorite. In addition to delicious beverages, you'll find a whole host of delicious entrees, including the ever-famous sweet potato pecan pancakes. Address: 207 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
2. Lucy's (Richmond)
Located in Richmond's downtown Jackson Ward neighborhood, Lucy's is a friendly brunch spot known for its famous breakfast-time beverages. The "Bloody Lucy," comes served will all the accoutrements you'd want in your drink. And when it comes to food, this spot won't disappoint. Address: 404 N 2nd St., Richmond, VA 23219.
3. Fellini's (Charlottesville)
Located on Market Street, Fellini's is an Italian joint with an impressive drink menu, and the Bloody Marys are no exception. In fact, this spot has a whole bar dedicated to this beverage, so you can prepare it exactly to your liking. Address: 200 W Market St., Charlottesville, VA 22902.
4. The 219 (Norfolk)
219 American Bistro is a Norfolk favorite with a mouth-watering brunch menu during the weekend. And to top it all of, you can build your own Bloody Mary. It's the perfect accompaniment to your eggs Benedict. Address: 219 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23510.
5. Byers Street Bistro (Staunton)
Salmon salads, BLTs, and fried dill pickles are just some of the foods that will go perfectly with the delicious Bloody Marys at Byers Street Bistro. The restaurant is located in a historically preserved brick building in downtown Staunton. Address: 18 Byers St., Staunton, VA 24401.
6. Southside 815 (Alexandria)
When your Bloody Mary comes served with a dill pickle and a shrimp, it seems more like a meal than a drink, and that's exactly what you'll want at Southside 815. If you wait 'til Happy Hour to enjoy your beverage, you'll be able to enjoy it with delectable pulled pork sliders or a mini nacho plate. Address: 815 S Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314.
7. Tupelo Honey Cafe (Arlington)
Your eyes do not deceive you; that is indeed a delicious strip of bacon hanging off of the first photographed Bloody Mary and the second photo, showing the Queen Mary II, has a jalapeno green color. And both are delicious. Tupelo Honey Cafe in Arlington is the go-to spot for trendy cocktails and the Bloody Marys are no exception. Address: 1616 N Troy St, Arlington, VA 22201.
8. The Broken Egg (Chesapeake)
For a truly spicy Bloody Mary, you'll want to stop by the Broken Egg in Chesapeake. This popular spot serves up a mean breakfast, so don't be surprised if there's a little wait. Fortunately, you'll have a delicious drink to keep you happy in the meanwhile. Address: 501 Kempsville Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23320.
9. Mason Dixon Cafe (Fredericksburg)
This southern gem in Fredericksburg makes just about everything from scratch, including the Bloody Marys. Portions are generous, as you can see by the bacon that comes with this delicious beverage. Other favorites include the cheesy grits and home fries. Address: 2100 Princess Anne St.,
Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
Looking to enjoy these fine beverages but not interested in the buzz? No worries! Simply ask for the same delicious drink sans alcohol. Have you sampled any more fantastic Bloody Marys that belong on this list? Be sure to share with us. For more heavenly breakfast items, be sure to check out
14 Of The Best Brunch Restaurants In Virginia.