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5 Local Spots for Carnival Bloody Mary’s

15:00 February 25, 2022
By: Burke Bischoff

Carnival in New Orleans is a time of celebration, festivities, and drinking. And with the reputation that New Orleans has, there's definitely a lot of drinking to be had. New Orleans is known internationally for our quality craft cocktails, so it's no doubt you can find some good Bloody Mary's here. Here are five local spots to enjoy a glass of Bloody Mary to end the Carnival season.

Daisy Dukes

With a motto like, "Nuttin' fancy, just great Southern eatin'," you know that Daisy Dukes provides straight forward and good tasting food. The restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere that's perfect for enjoying its Cajun and Southern menu. Classics like chicken and waffles, biscuits and gravy, and country fried steak are popular dishes you can get. Make sure to wash all of that down with Daisy Dukes' award winning Bloody Mary. Multiple Locations,

The Ruby Slipper Cafe

Originally stating out as a cozy Mid-City restaurant, the Ruby Slipper Café can now be found in multiple locations across the Gulf South. Some of their signature items include fried green tomatoes, eggs cochon, and the Three Little Pigs Omelet. The restaurant's award-winning Bloody Mary is paired with your choice of vodka, tequila blanco, or bacon-infused vodka. Have some good times at the Ruby Slipper! Multiple Locations,


If you're looking for modern Louisiana dishes made from local ingredients, then Apolline is the place for you. Located on beautiful and busy Magazine Street, head out to Apolline and enjoy selections from either their brunch or dinner menu. Quality entrees such as Gulf shrimp and grits, seared diver scallops, and paneed veal medallions are all on offer. The restaurant's wine and cocktails are extensive and refreshing. 4729 Magazine St., 504-894-8881,


Family owned and operated, Katie's Restaurant & Bar has been feeding New Orleanians old-school classics since 1984. Start off your meal with the swamp fries, provel garlic bread, or the triple battered onion rings with remoulade. Come out for Sunday brunch to enjoy Southern staples like loaded hash browns or chargrilled oysters. Make sure to ask for Katie's best Bloody Mary. 3701 Iberville St., 504-488-6582,

Cafe Amelie

If you're celebrating Carnival with your significant other, then you need to bring him or her to Café Amelie. This elegant spot provides contemporary Louisiana cuisine for both brunch and dinner. Start off with the country poutine with cochon de lait and save room for the chocolate melting cake or the mixed berry crumble. You won't be disappointed with Café Amelie's craft cocktail menu. 912 Royal St., 504-412-8965,

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