Wet your whistle with a bloody mary at any of these restaurants and bars throughout Nashville. Around here, we love to take classic concepts and dress them up with a new spin. No two versions of this oldschool cocktail will taste the same as you make your way through this list. 

Best Bloody Marys in Nashville at the Lipstick Lounge
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The Lipstick Lounge

“The Bar for Everyone” seems like a fitting location to start off the Bloody Mary list in Nashville. Known for having the kind of bar that makes any guest feel right at home, The Lipstick Lounge is the queer friendly bar on Woodland St where all are welcome. Play games like trivia, enjoy a live show, or hang out on the patio if you want. No matter what shenanigans you’re getting into at The Lipstick Lounge, you will want to come by on the weekends to try their version of the Bloody Mary. While they are open every day from 6 pm – 3 am, brunch from 10 am – 3 pm every weekend is a sacred experience complete with a special menu. On this menu is the list of “Liquid Hangover Cures” with no less than six different versions of the classic drink to choose from. The “Girl’s Best Friend” Bloody Mary is mixed with a refreshing pearl cucumber vodka and the “Dilly Dally” comes with pickle juice! For the bloody mary enthusiasts, The Lipstick Lounge is the place to be. Well, anybody can find a fun time at the Lipstick Lounge, that is kind of their thing. Try their bloody mary list out one of these weekends or visit them during the week. The staff at this location are always happy to see anyone who wants to sit down. Ask for a food menu while you’re at it. They serve appetizers even late night so it’s never too late to get your grub on.


Craziest Bloody Marys in Nashville at Party Fowl
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Party Fowl Brunch for Two

Drop all expectations of what you think a bloody mary is supposed to include when you take on the Party Fowl Brunch for Two and make sure you’re ready for plenty of food. This fishbowl sized bloody mary includes no less than two cornish game hens, fully fried, with an avocado and even okra. Take on this challenge and know that this is no “light drinks at lunch” kind of meal, get ready to get your hands a little messy as you make way through the Party Fowl Brunch for Two. Whether you’re visiting the downtown location on 8th or the Lebanon Pike store, they both have a full staff ready to serve you for brunch, or on a regular menu kind of day. In general, any of Party Fowl’s Nashville locations are open from at least 11 am – 10 pm. Brunch happens on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of every week but there are plenty of reasons why you should stop by Party Fowl throughout the week, though the Brunch for Two Challenge is not an option during regular hours. Gumbo, chicken, fried cheese grits, you have no idea how many delightfully obscure choices line the menu of Party Fowl and their staff can’t wait to have you come try it all out, brunch or not.


Best Breakfast and Bloody Mary in Nashville at Ruby Sunshine
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Ruby Sunshine

Early risers and lunchtime cocktail drinkers will want to make some time in their morning to visit Ruby Sunshine on 21st Ave for a bloody mary to go with a menu full of your breakfast favorites. Nothing hits better than a plate full of Pig Candy Bacon Bites or French Toast Bites when you find yourself with a craving for something sweet. Sweet Heat Chicken with French Toast Bites gives little taste of every flavor for anyone at the table, along with loads of other savory plates. Whether you are building your own omelets, or making a selection from the pancake section of the menu, the Ruby Sunshine bloody mary will top you off right. You won’t taste an ounce of liquor even though this cocktail is made with either vodka or tequila of high quality. Any morning or early afternoon that the mood strikes you, visit Ruby Sunshine from 7 am – 2 pm. They stay open every day of the week so there’s no excuse to miss out on the Ruby Sunshine bloody mary.


Spicy Bloody Marys in Nashville at 417 Union
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417 Union

Nashville is the kind of place where the party can start from the moment you wake up and 417 Union keeps a full breakfast menu alongside cocktails that will kick your day into high gear from the first sip. Start out with an award winning Bloody Mary or maybe even a Wake Up Call that includes coffee and Jack Daniels. The “Hair of the Dog” is done right at this Union St gem. From 7:30 am – 1:30 pm Thursday through Monday, find out why this simple but effective bloody mary is only one epic piece of the 417 Union menu. Pair your cocktail, iced coffee, or lemonade with menu items like Lemon Blueberry Specialty Pancakes or a Pork Chop Breakfast. Explore the space while you’re inside, they have two floors full of civil war memorabilia. For bonus points, try out the candied bacon with your meal and there’s no telling how often you will want to come back to 417 Union. Start your journey to 417 Union for the bloody mary, stick around to get a taste of everything their menu has to offer.


Fancy Bloody Mary in Nashville at the Electric Jane
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The Electric Jane

Don’t miss out on a swanky brunch with The Electric Jane on Division St, these folks take dining up a notch with decor that feels like a step into the city’s finest club. When you order from their brunch menu, a bloody mary only marks the beginning of what their selection is made of. Steak & eggs, shrimp cocktails, belgian waffles, this selection will fill you up with no room for seconds. “Bottomless Bubbles” and specialty cocktails only add to the overall allure. Not to mention, this modern day dining club is a hot spot for entertainment with a consistent rotation of drag queens, DJ events and live bands. The Electric Jane brunch menu is available on the weekends only so plan ahead if you want in on the bloody mary action. If you’re in the mood for some of what their normal menu has to offer like the shrimp cocktail, you can come in any day except Monday or Tuesday. The Electric Jane is open after 5 pm during their open days.


High ball Bloody Mary Nashville
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Saint Añejo

M Street Nashville is happy to own four different restaurants in the area and Saint Añejo is where you will want to visit for some top tier Mexican meals and a bloody mary made with jalapeno infused vodka as part of their weekend brunch menu. On top of the bloody mary that we are here to talk about, their brunch drinks menu also includes the Caliente Cold Brew and a blood orange mimosa. Churros, tacos, omelets and much more are all available from 10 am – 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday for brunch but they are open every other day from 11 am – 10 pm at least. If you’re looking for a restaurant that serves huge portions of Mexican style food for affordable prices, Saint Añejo on McGavock St has all the bases covered, even featuring a selection of over 100 different kinds of tequila. What feels more like a party upon entrance than just a restaurant, Saint Añejo is more than food and drink. This is the establishment that will have you believing you are at a party with all of your closest friends from the second they seat you.


Best High End Bloody Mary Nashville
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Inspired by flavors that hold origin in California, but executed with all the grace that comes with southern charm, Adele’s also exists on McGavock St with a weekend brunch menu that features the bloody mary. Though Adele’s is usually open for dinner from 5-9 pm throughout the week, the doors open for brunch from 10 am – 2 pm every Saturday and Sunday. Cocktails available during the brunch buffet include the bloody mary, mimosas, and even an espresso martini if you’re in need of a little wake up call. Fill up on an all-you-can-eat setup that features many styles of breads, meats, eggs, and a number of breakfast/early lunch favorites. The truffle mac n cheese is a force to be reckoned with and their dessert selection is mouthwatering to say the least. Brunch, being the superior meal that it is, can be hard to upstage but Adele’s manages to do so with a full buffet and a bloody mary that can stand on its own.


Mouth Watering Bloody Mary Nashville at Sinema
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Sinema Restaurant & Bar

Back in 1942, the historic Melrose Theater was the place to watch all the new movies and hang out with friends. Now, the Sinema Restaurant & Bar is still the place to visit and have fun, but instead of movies you will come here for the bloody mary bar. During their brunch hours (Saturday-Sunday 10 am – 2 pm) you can prepare your bloody mary with your own taste buds in mind. Did we mention that this is an unlimited bloody mary bar? Relax at your table while the staff brings everything you need to make your drink perfect right up to your table. On top of this particularly easy way to enjoy a bloody mary exactly the way you like it, Sinema Restaurant & Bar’s whiskey menu features over 100 kinds, not to mention their bottomless mimosas. Once you get over all the glitz and glam that this drink menu features, have fun picking out various food items from the (also bottomless) brunch menu. Serving up fried chicken, pulled pork, jalapeno cheddar grits and more in the family style way, you can really make the most of any menu item that sounds good. Bring your entire appetite if you plan to take on the Sinema Restaurant & Bar weekend brunch, or enjoy something more low key on their normal open hours every day except Monday.


Best Bloody mary in Nashville at the Frothy Monkey
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Frothy Monkey

Multiple locations in Nashville have become a favorite spot for locals to stop in for a bloody mary. You won’t even have to wait for weekend brunch, their menu features the cocktail during brunch that is served until 5 pm every day. Each location is always open from 7 am until at least 8 pm all week long so you don’t have to miss out on your favorites for breakfast or brunch. Don’t expect a simple bloody mary from Frothy Monkey. While this drink might appear to be your average liquor/tomato juice combination, their flavor selection inside of each glass is the slightest bit mind boggling. Start off with Cathead vodka and incorporate “frothy” cold brew. Don’t ask us to explain how they make it taste so good, they just do. While you’re enjoying your second (or fourth, we won’t judge) bloody mary at Frothy Monkey, order from the breakfast/brunch menu. Breakfast sandwiches, loaded biscuits & gravy with chorizo or Vegan banana oats, this menu does not lack in flavor. Try out a bloody mary that tastes unique in the best way at Frothy Monkey at any of the Nashville locations 7 days a week.



Don’t underestimate the power of the minds behind some of Nashville’s greatest cocktails, there is no limit to what can be done in the realm of a bloody mary and any of these restaurants/bars will take care of business for your drink. Don’t forget to click our “articles” tab to read up on all things Nashville. Here at The Nashville Insider, we are always covering new topics so if you ever have any questions about where’s where in Music City, we have got you covered.