• The 9 BEST Bloody Marys in Hoboken {Based on Your Cravings}

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    It’s a weekend morning after a night out in Hoboken, and you need some tomato juice and vodka to cure that serious hangover — STAT. But, where to get that coveted hair of ze dog? To save you some time and energy {because we all know that hangover doesn’t play}, we’ve done the hard work for you and found nine Hoboken spots to get your Bloody Mary on in the trendiest way possible {and to prep yourself for everything you’ve got to get finished before Monday unfortunately rolls around}.

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    But before we take a sip, let’s have a brief history lesson. After all, aren’t you curious why the drink has such a high-key disturbing name? There are multiple theories behind the birth of the drink, but here are some possible stories thanks to Liquor.com:

    • Fernand “Pete” Petiot, a bartender, first mixed the concoction while working in Paris. Then he moved to Manhattan, renamed the drink as the “Red Snapper,” and tweaked the recipe to adapt to Americans’ tastes.
    • Here’s the story you’ve probably heard: that the drink is named after Queen Mary I of England. The tomato juice represents the blood spilled, and the vodka symbolizes the queen executing martyrs. Cool that you’re kind of drinking history, no?

    Now that you’ve got the knowledge, you’ve earned your drink! Here are our picks below:

    For a Make-Your-Own Bloody Experience: House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive}

    If you’re bored of the same ol,’ same ol’ Bloody Marys {and are craving some BBQ to boot}, get artsy and create your own on Saturdays and Sundays from 11-3 p.m. Plus, you can jam out with live music from noon-3PM. Bacon in your bBoody is just the tip of the iceberg.

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    For a Bloody Mary in a Fancy Setting: Amanda’s Restaurant {908 Washington Street}

    You’ll be cool as a cucumber {or all jazzed up} with the Cucumber Bloody Mary at Amanda’s, the upper midtown spot that is perfect for a date night or brunch date with the rents. Their Cuke Bloddy is infused with cucumber vodka rather than your regular Tito’s, making a fun twist on the classic. Who knows, perhaps the cucumber can invoke its healing powers, counteracting the puffiness and bloating you typically get from drinking. Fingers crossed — but at least we tried. 

    For an Unforgettable BACON Bloody Mary:  Jack’s Cabin {9 Paterson Avenue}

    At this southwest Hoboken spot, you’ll get a side of bacon on your plate with an extra helping of bacon in your booze. It’s crispy and delicious, and you won’t regret anything {unless you’re vegan…}.

    For a Zillion Options of Bloody Marys: Onieals: {343 Park Avenue}

    This is the place to go whether you’re a bloody mary rookie or you’ve been downing them for years. With one of the largest bloody mary menus, there’s something new to try every time including our favorite: Mary Pickle-Ford — a Bloody made with dill pickle juice and served with a dill pickle spear.

     

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    For a Bloody Mary and Brunch All in One: Brass Rail {135 Washington Street}

    Decisions are hard, but not at Brass Rail. Your brunch is an all-in-one deal: appetizer, entrée, and even your drink is included for $22. Is this real life? Plus, if you stick around, you can have some of their wine on tap for a good old Sunday Funday.

    For the Super-Sized Bloody Pitcher: Court Street: {61 Sixth Street}

    Court Street knows how to go big or go home. Pair your brunch with a Bloody Mary pitcher — perfect for the larger brunch crew {or if you’re rolling light and just are really thirsty}. A word to the wise: this spot is only open for brunch on Sundays!

    For the Outgoing Athlete: Wicked Wolf Tavern {120 Sinatra Drive}

    $5 Bloody Marys and mimosas will guarantee you a boozy brunch experience in a fun sports bar scene, perfect for large groups. Wicked Wolf has lots of drink specials on the weekends during games, and when they add a DJ to the mix, it’s a guaranteed good time.

     

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    For the “Best Bloody Mary in Hoboken”: DC’s Tavern: 505 8th Street

    On “Sunday Bloody Sundays,” get spooked with a horror flick and $5 Bloody Mary pint at this dive bar that we oh-so-love that is very off-the-beaten-path. Seriously though, the amount of stuff they put in these bloodys is pretty impressive — including [but not limited to] olives, mutz, celery, jalepenos, and more. More is MORE when it comes this concoction, and we’re not complaining. It may just be the best Bloody in Hoboken.

     

    For an Upscale DIY Bloody Mary Bar: Bin 14: {1314 Washington Street}

    Get your toppings fix with this fancy Bloody Mary bar. Original, spicy or jazzed up with some bacon — you’ll drink something made just for you {by you}. To see more from a recent visit to Bin for brunch, click hereWe’re always up for a trip to this delish wine bar!

    For a NEW Bloody Mary Bar Experience: Halifax: {W Hoboken 225 River Street}

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    Say hello to Hoboken’s newest brunch addition: Halifax‘s Bloody Mary bar at the Living Room located at the the W Hoboken. This brunch option is available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. Whether you want oysters or bacon topped Bloodys, you can let your imagination run wild.

    Those are just a few of our favorites for Bloody Marys in Hoboken. What’s your fave? Comment below and tell us!

     


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    By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.


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