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Inventive Bloody Marys in Boston

Bloody Marys are never afraid to be daring. The acidic cocktail is taken to the next level at these Boston area brunch spots.

  • Boston Chops
    • Steakhouse
    • South End
    Food
    25
    Decor
    25
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $66

    With the addition of smoked beef tongue in your normally-tame Bloody, you’ll be ready to lick up the Chipotle Smoked Kebob in no time.

  • Ashmont Grill
    • American
    • Dorchester
    Food
    22
    Decor
    20
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $33

    If the Romans had a drink of choice, it would be the Bloody Greek. The Mary is garnished with Greek salad offerings: feta, black kalamata olives, and pepperoncini.

  • Stephanie's On Newbury
    • American
    • Back Bay
    Food
    21
    Decor
    20
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $41

    The Make-Your-Own Bloody Mary menu has a variety of selections to pimp out your cocktail. Throw in quirky garnishes like Slim Jims or pepperoni & cheese skewers, decorate the rim with ancho chile salt or smoked sea salt & black pepper, or chase it all down with a shot of beer.

  • Russell House Tavern
    • American
    • Cambridge
    Food
    21
    Decor
    19
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $36

    With the Maria Basilico, the run-of-the-mill vodka is infused with basil, and Meletti Amaro adds a hint of saffron and caramel to the acidic tomato juice base.

  • Park Restaurant & Bar
    • New American
    • Cambridge
    Food
    21
    Decor
    24
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $33

    This Cambridge spot’s staple Bloody, the Mary and a 3-Way, will continue your weekend's wicked streak. As if being spiked with hickory & spice vodka and bacon-infused mezcal isn’t enough, your glass is filled with Bloody Mary ice cubes.

  • Met Back Bay
    • Steakhouse
    • Back Bay
    Food
    19
    Decor
    19
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $38

    With the Crafty Mary menu, you can load up your Mary with fixin’s like cured garlic cloves, cheddar blocks, lobster, or a mini cheeseburger. If you’re feeling extra spirited, spike your drink with a variety of tequilas or some wasabi.

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