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meeps2002 Jun 29, 2011 05:23 AM

As of right now,

#1 Cambridge Common

Not sure it gets better than this one...

#2 Highland Kitchen

Can anyone recommend some solid bloody mary spots? I mean a place that whether or not breakfast/brunch is worth it....the beverage makes the morning.

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Cambridge Common
1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Highland Kitchen
150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

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    Taralli RE: meeps2002 Jun 29, 2011 05:42 AM

    Make your own at: http://eastcoastgrill.net/

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      huuvola RE: meeps2002 Jun 29, 2011 01:32 PM

      I'll start with my general disclaimer that I hate the "bloody mary bar" (a la East Coast Grill). If I wanted to make my own bloody mary, I would be at home, making my own bloody mary... not going to a bar and giving you $9 to hand me a glass with vodka in it.

      That being said, my hands-down favorite bloody mary in the Boston area is at Deep Ellum. They use a bit of wasabi to up the spice, and serve it with a pickled green bean. Great stuff.

      I've also been impressed with the bloody mary at Foundry on Elm, although consistency has been an issue. Sometimes it's great; sometimes it's just OK.

      I'll agree that Highland Kitchen is also good, but I'd put it at #3 in this list. I haven't tried Cambridge Common.

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      Deep Ellum Bar
      477 Cambridge St, Allston, MA 02134

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        meeps2002 RE: huuvola Jun 29, 2011 01:42 PM

        I have Deep Ellum on the To Go To list - keeps coming up in posts... need to venture out there

        though you have to try Cambridge Common

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        Deep Ellum Bar
        477 Cambridge St, Allston, MA 02134

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        pathfinder RE: meeps2002 Jun 29, 2011 04:20 PM

        Union Bar and Grille used to be my favorite Bloody Mary, spicy and served with Tomolives. I haven't been there in a few months though.

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        Union Bar and Grille
        1357 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118

        1. C. Hamster RE: meeps2002 Jun 30, 2011 05:00 AM

          East Coast Grill, hands down.

          Highland Kitchen is yummy.

          Fat Cat's is good, too.

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          East Coast Grill and Raw Bar
          1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

          Highland Kitchen
          150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

          Fat Cat
          24 Chestnut St, Quincy, MA 02169

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