Whatever you’re looking for—hair of the dog, a kick without the caffeine or an extra dose of veggies—the Bloody Mary reigns supreme at the brunch table. Some Boston spots give you a little more leeway with an array of spices, sauces and things to stick in to customize your cocktail. With tableside carts and DIY bars, you can concoct your own morning restorative…for whatever it is that ails you.
40 Edwin Land Boulevard Cambridge, MA 02142 617-806-4122
Step up and get creative—at ArtBar, the Bloody Mary glass is a blank canvas. Mix your own spices and add toppings galore for your own twist on the sipper at their DIY bar. (Plus, on Sundays, you can pair it with bivalves.)
Let your tastebuds run wild with Clink’s make-your-own Bloody Mary bar. The Hotel’s head bartender provides the base mix (with a secret ingredient) to which you can add over 30 kinds of hot sauce, artisanal salts and all manner of garnishes — like pickles, cheeses and more.
Chef Jason Heard heralds in a new age of Bloody Mary bars with Coppersmith's over-the-top offerings: six choices of vodka, an array of pickles, and peppery hot sauces so you can craft your own signature cocktail.
Dive into your brunch beverage with Davio's Make Your Own Bloody Mary cart. They'll bring the spirits, toppings and spices tableside with Italian-leaning additions like sopressata skewers, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, gorgonzola-stuffed olives and more.
Availability: Sunday, 11:00am-3:00pm
Davio’s – Chestnut Hill
55 Boylston Street Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 617-738-4810
The suburban outpost of Davio's gets in on the Bloody Mary offerings with a cart of options: from gin, vodka or tequila to cherry peppers, jalapenos and chili lime salt, plus an array of Italian-esque additions.
Availability: Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm
Met Back Bay
279 Dartmouth Street Boston, MA 02116 617-267-0451
Met Back Bay's Crafty Mary menu goes down in the brunch hall of fame for fitting a burger into the beverage offerings. You can check off your ingredients according to your whim, whether that's brown spirits or clear, oysters, sour pickles or a mini cheeseburger.