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Best bloody mary in the Quarter?

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ibslaura Jan 21, 2012 08:02 AM

Good morning! I am in the FQ this morning and am in dire need of an excellent bloody mary. Where to go?

  1. twyst Jan 21, 2012 08:07 AM

    Its actually kind of difficult to find a bad bloody mary in the french quarter!

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      JazzyB Jan 21, 2012 09:25 AM

      do a board search.

      1. FoodChic Jan 22, 2012 05:52 AM

        IMHO, the best is at the Carousel Bar.

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          lillidalla Jan 22, 2012 06:38 AM

          Molly's at the Market serves a good Bloody Mary....if you're still in the FQ today....it's located on lower Decatur near The French Market. Daisy Duke's and Cafe Fleur de Lis, in the 100 and 300 blocks of Chartres, respectively, also have tasty and robust Bloody Marys.

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            ibslaura Jan 22, 2012 05:13 PM

            Thanks all! twyst, you were right. It was tough to find a bad one. I popped into Brennan's and got one to go. It was quite good. Had another good one at Luke this morning. Back home now. Oh, and by the way...had an excellent meal at GW Fins last night. The lobster dumplings, tuna tarate, black bass with brie macaroni & parmesan encrusted flounder with crispy capers were excellent! Topped off with apple pie and cream brulee. Divine!

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              ibslaura Jan 23, 2012 05:58 AM

              Forgot to mention the sizzling oysters at GW Fins. Succulent. Really some of the best I have had.

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                bronwen Jan 30, 2012 10:04 AM

                Next time try Mr. B's - they are very good there. Also the Rib Room does a good one.

              2. Bill Hunt Jan 22, 2012 07:00 PM

                Best? Not sure, as I have not had them all.

                Great? Well, I like those at the Carousel Bar, as they are somewhat unique, and to my tastes.

                Enjoy,

                Hunt

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