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  • Writer's pictureKimberly Gilbert

Best Bloody Mary's on Galveston Island

Are you looking for the ultimate breakfast drink experience in Galveston? This tangy, spicy concoction is the perfect "hair of the dog" remedy to cure any weekend hangover. Imagine sipping on a perfectly garnished bloody mary as you soak up the sun and enjoy the coastal breeze in Galveston. Whether you're recovering from a wild night out or simply looking to kickstart your day with a delicious brunch, this iconic beverage is a must-try.

So why wait? Head over to one of these awesome Galveston spots and order yourself a bloody mary. Trust us, it's an Island tradition you won't want to miss!


1. The Galvestonite Bistro

Are you ready to embark on a flavor adventure? Look no further than The Galvestonite Bistro for the best bloody mary! Brace yourself for a taste sensation that will leave you craving more.

What sets this bloody mary apart from the rest is its creamy horseradish and blend of spices. It adds a unique twist that will awaken your taste buds and take your cocktail experience to new heights. The Galvestonite Bistro has perfected the balance of flavors, ensuring that every sip is an explosion of umami goodness.

But it doesn't stop there. The garnish game is strong with this one. Picture this - a perfectly seasoned rim, adorned with a medley of pickles, olives, perhaps even a slice of pork belly and fresh shrimp . It's not just a drink; it's a work of art.

Whether you're enjoying brunch with friends or searching for the perfect hair of the dog, The Galvestonite Bistro's bloody mary is the answer. Get ready to indulge in pure bliss with every sip. Cheers!

2. Katie's Seafood House

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the best bloody mary—errr...Buddy Mary for Captain Buddy—experience at Katie's Seafood House! Indulge in their signature bloody mary, where they take this classic cocktail to a whole new level.

One of the highlights of Katie's Seafood version is their amazing toppings including my favorite, the boudin ball. Imagine a perfectly seasoned and crispy boudin ball, delectably fried oyster and—wait for it—bacon wrapped shrimp. It's a delightful combination that will leave you craving for more.

Whether you're a fan of spicy or mild, Katie's Seafood has got you covered. Their bartenders are skilled at crafting the perfect balance of spices and ingredients to suit your taste preferences.

So why settle for an ordinary bloody mary when you can have an extraordinary one at Katie's Seafood? Treat yourself to their signature Buddy Mary – it's an experience that will leave you craving for another sip and bite!

3. BLVD Seafood

At BLVD Seafood, they’ve perfected the art of creating a spicy, balanced, and downright irresistible bloody mary that will leave you craving for more.

To take their delicious bloody mary to new heights, order the DLUX. A veritable garden of pickled veggies, crispy bacon and topped it off with succulent shrimp - because who doesn't love a little seafood in their cocktail? The combination of the smoky bacon and the juicy shrimp creates a mouthwatering experience like no other.

So whether you're looking for the perfect brunch companion or simply want to indulge in some liquid luxury, the spicy flavor bomb at BLVD Seafood is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. Come on down and experience the ultimate blend of flavors - spicy, balanced, smoky. Cheers to an unforgettable cocktail experience!

4. West End Marina and Restaurants 

Get ready to shiver your timbers with the best bloody mary on Galveston’s far west end! And where better to find it than at West End Marina and Restaurants?

The Sea Isle Bloody Mary at West End Marina is a true crowd-pleaser. This vodka-forward cocktail is expertly crafted with just the right balance of tangy and spicy flavors. One sip and you'll be hooked!

What sets this bloody mary apart from the rest is the addition of pickled okra. It adds a unique twist to the classic recipe, giving it an extra layer of flavor that will leave you craving more.

Whether you're looking for a refreshing drink to enjoy on a sunny day or a bold and flavor-bomb cocktail to kickstart your weekend, the Sea Isle Bloody Mary at West End Marina is the perfect choice.

5. The Vintage Crown

While not a true bloody mary, get ready to enjoy the ultimate anytime drink - the michelada! This refreshing and zesty beverage is a perfect blend of flavors that will transport you to a warm weather paradise, and no one does it better than The Vintage Crown.

The savory seasoning adds to the burst of tangy tomato goodness, perfectly complementing the other flavors in the drink. Combined with tajin, it creates an irresistible blend of zesty and spicy notes that will tantalize your taste buds. The savory seasoning elevates the tangy tomato base, enhancing its natural flavors and bringing out a delightful depth of taste.

But it doesn't stop there! The michelada also features an entire bowl of crisp cucumber, adding a refreshing crunch . And for all you seafood lovers out there, this drink can be taken up a notch by adding some shrimp smothered in a tangy cocktail sauce. And the garnish doesn’t stop there. There is an entire slab of peppered beef jerky!

Safe Travels!

December 12 2023

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