Brunchfaced: Your Ultimate Guide for National Bloody Mary Day
Happy New Year! Not only is it the first day of a new year, but it is also National Bloody Mary Day!!!! That one day of the year where the entire world is hung over, a bloody mary and a solid brunch are essential for just about everyone. If you partied like it’s 1999, here is my ultimate guide on where to get a bloody mary and brunchfaced on National Bloody Mary Day in San Diego!
Swing by Miss B's Coconut Club, in Mission Beach, to kick off 2019 in style. The island-inspired beach bar will be hosting a patio party with live entertainment, music, tons of drink specials and their delicious brunch menu. Coconut Rum French Toast, with mango berry syrup, the Jerk Chicken and Waffles or the massive Coconut Club Breakfast Burrito will surely help you conquer any hangover from your New Year’s Eve celebration the night before! And if you need a little extra help getting into party mode, start with the House Jerk Bloody Mary, a cocktail with scratch-made jerk seasoning and scotch bonnet infused bloody mary mix.
Kick off 2019 in your coziest pajamas for our New Years day pajama brunch! Roll out of bed and into Davanti Enoteca Del Mar or Little Italy on New Year's Day. They’ll be serving up their weekend brunch menu including the cheese curd topped Davanti burger and the pork belly hash, along with bottomless mimosas and that swoon-worthy build your own Bloody Mary Bar (one of the best in San Diego). The clothes you were in the night before don’t count as pajamas, fyi.
Recover from your New Year’s Eve festivities at Union Kitchen & Tap Encinitas, a laidback coastal setting that brings modern-American cuisine to Downtown Encinitas’ discerning foodies. Gorge on their New Year’s Day Banana Foster Waffle, a malted vanilla waffle topped with banana custard, whipped cream, and rum-infused maple syrup. Soothe your achy soul with a bacon-topped bloody mary, because those two things are pretty much the solution to anything in this world, including world peace.
Start the year off on the right foot at barleymash, a Gaslamp District fun, high-energy restaurant on the corner of 5th and Market. Not only can you get your brunch on with an assortment of tasty barleyhash plates or the biggest cinnamon roll you’ve ever seen, but you can also raise a glass at the Skyy Vodka Bloody Bar. Build a bloody mary that dreams are made of by adding bacon, olives, celery or bell peppers, and spice things up by sprinkling cayenne and red pepper flakes, among other spices. The possibilities are endless for creating delicious drinks!
On New Year’s day, if adulting is too hard, that’s okay, we understand. Revert back to childhood with Stephen Kurpinksky’s cereal infused cocktails including the fruit loops Ramos fizz and rice tikis, because tomorrow, you’re getting you sh*t together, it’s a new year. Hundred Proof also has a delicious bloody mary that goes down smooth and quick to alleviate hangover symptoms fast! What’s even cooler is they are doing a special collob with Cutwater Spirits and a new years day toast at noon, featuring Cutwater’s new rye whiskey. Soak that all up with their amazing fried chicken and French toast with maple pecan butter or the juicy HP burger.
New Years Brunch at PB’s premier neighborhood beach lounge and eatery, will be helping locals and visitors kick their New Year’s Eve hangovers with a bottomless mimosa bar. Select your choice of juice and fresh fruit, and pair with any of Duck Dive’s hearty brunch plates. Chorizo Potato Hash, with roasted corn, queso fresco, poblanos and cheddar cheese is just one delicious option. They also offer omelets, toasts and pancakes, along with plenty of other hair of the dog cocktails. Sip an Irish Coffee or Bloody Buddy, topped with bacon and jack cheddar cheese. Celebrated with them the night before? Bring your hair of the dog voucher for a free bloody mary!
If you’re searching for a laid back and casual spot in North County to celebrate National Bloody Mary Day, look no further than Park 101. On January 1st, the Carlsbad dining establishment will be offering $5 Bloody Mary’s and half off wings tossed in your choice of house-rub, barbecue or buffalo sauce. The spice from the wings will pair perfectly with the zesty tomato mix and celery that make up Park’s Bloody Mary. The lawn games make it a great spot to bring along the kiddos and the furry friends because no matter how drunk you got the night before, #parenthood.
Finish out 1909’s 12 days on brunch on national bloody mary day strong! You will find yummy brunch items like the mouth-watering carnitas chilaquiles, their famous tableside bloody mary cart, bottomless mimosas & rose, plus so much more!! If you’re lucky there will still be The Carnivore bloody marys available (they only make 20 a day) equipped with a sun-dried tomato chicken wing, beef jerky stick, bacon, and all the essentials. Family and furry friend friendly because like I said, #parenthood
Spent all your money at some $100 cover party on New Year’s Eve? Have no fear, Guava Beach will have $5.50 “Secret 16-Ingredient spicy bloody marys,” $15 bottles of champagne with your choice of OJ or guava juice, and $15 pitchers of Bud Light. If you’re an avid college football fan, Guava Beach will have all the bowl games up on the screens. A great spot for an inexpensive National Bloody Mary Day and some football!
For a family-friendly celebration, check out the New Year’s Day brunch at South Park’s Del Sur Mexican Cantina. Chow down on huevos rancheros or chilaquiles, or opt for the filling Breakfast Burrito with chorizo, potato, eggs, cheese and avocado-serrano sauce. Those 21 and older can sip the Bloody Maria, a blend of 100% agave tequila blanco, Ballast Point Spicy Bloody Mary Mix and lime, with a salt or tajin rim. Whether you snag a table on the quaint patio or take a seat indoors, you’re sure to have a good year ahead when you kick it off at Del Sur.
So there is my ultimate guide on where to celebrate national Bloody Mary day in San Diego! Pretty much the best day of the year in my book! From South Park, to the beach, and Carlsbad to Temecula there’s something on here for everyone!
Not celebrating National Bloody Mary Day? That’s okay! It’s also National Hangover Day! Check out the New Years Day Pajama Brunch at Pacific Beach Ale House, Waterbar’s New Year’s Day Brunch, insideOUT’s New Year’s Day Brunch with glitter mimosas, or get real fancy at the Hotel del’s New Year’s champagne brunch!