Best of Philly

Best Bloody Mary

2018 Best Place for Bloody Marys

Bud & Marilyn’s

There’s no screwing around with clownish garnishes at Bud & Marilyn’s. Here, it’s just a tall glass of tomato-y tang and spice, courtesy of a nice heaping of horseradish and herbs, and a spear of celery and guindilla peppers. Read More »

1234 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-546-2220 | Website

2012 Best Bloody Mary

The Wrangler at Pub and Kitchen

Spicy and served with a pickled red-hot chili garnish, just one of these is enough to shake you back to life in the morning, no matter what you were up to last night. Read More »

1946 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-0350 | Website

2011 Best Bloody Mary

Standard Tap

There are way more bad Bloody Marys in this town than good ones, and most of the rest including all those too-whimsical takes on the classic are okay at best. A proper Mary is meant to drink almost like a meal, and the restorative, robust version at Standard Tap is the best there is, especially when the bartender whips up one garnished with house-made pickled veggies. Read More »

2nd and Poplar Streets, Philadelphia, PA | 215-238-0630 | Website