A boozy brunch spot?

Bloody Mary at Cafe Madison in AlbanyLooking to the weekend, Cait emails:

Some friends and I have been searching for a good boozy brunch spot in the Capital Region. Recommendations on a stellar bloody mary or mimosa? Are there any places in the area that offer the elusive bottomless booze brunch special? It's so popular down in the city - but hasn't seemed to make its way to Albany yet.
PS - We're not lushes. I swear.

We (and many others) have enjoyed a few Bloody Marys at Cafe Madison.

Any suggestions for Cait and her friends? Please share!

Comments

It's not all you can drink, but the new brunch drink menu at New World is amazing (http://newworldbistrobar.com/brunch/) and Sarah Jane is always happy to experiment and make something delicious for you. I'm partial to the tomato-tini.

Creo in Stuyvesant plaza has a delicious brunch menu on Sundays, and I hear the mimosa's are superb (I'm more of a Bailey's and coffee type myself).

Justin's, Wolff's, Franklin's Tower and Marche all have great boozy brunches.

Side note- Marche USED to offer bottomless mimosas or bloody marys, but I think they discontinued it.

Oh, I nearly forgot Iron Gate Cafe. They're great too. But seriously, the best Bloody Marys in the region belong to Justin's. That's just MHO.

I'm going to have to go with Wolff's Biergarten on this one. They're open at 9am on the weekend. True they only have beer and some wine. But those high alcohol beer's will get you where you're going. And you can be as loud and as messy as you want and nobody will bat an eye. Plus the food is great. What more could you ask for? Oh yeah.. free beer on your birthday!

Second vote for Creo. Good Bloody Marys. Not Bottomless though. Get the Duck Hash or Smoked Salmon platter for brunch.

Creo has the best Bloody's - No question!

Quintessence does a great Sunday brunch! Full bar.

Another vote for Creo...I dream of those Bloody Marys.

Any boozy brunches in the Saratoga-ish area?

Max London's in Saratoga has a really good brunch menu, was tempted to get a drink but opted out.

Max London's spicy bloody mary is good if you like them hot

Wolff's is the hangover breakfast to end all hangover breakfasts. Get the breakfast wurst plate. It comes with fantastic German sausage, scrambled eggs (though I usually get them over easy), potato pancakes, and coffee. A half-liter of Warsteiner Dunkel and I'm ready for a nap.

Quintessence has $25 pitchers of Bloody Mary's that rock and $20 mimosa buckets :)

Just found out that the Gideon Putnam has a brunch buffett.

Adults $24.95
Brunch with Unlimited Bloody Mary's or Mimosa's $29.95!!!!


http://www.gideonputnam.com/Sunday%20Brunch.aspx

My personal favorite is Iron Gate Cafe on Washington. Adorable setting with a fabulous brunch menu. Their weekend specials lists are always appetizing too! This is one place my roommate and I love end our weekends here with Sunday brunch having mimosas or poinsettias!

The Stockade Inn in Sch'dy has a strong showing. The Inn's evening atmosphere bleeds into brunch service so its a little less laid back than I prefer.

We went to the Capital City Gastropub for Mother's Day, and we loved it.

New World! Blood Orange Mimosas,Breakfast Bowl, Incredible waffles!

Hattie's in Saratoga has a great boozy brunch. Their mint juleps are delicious, strong, and served in authentic julep cups! I recommend the chicken and waffles.

City Beer Hall, Free cocktail and coffee or juice with every entree. And there's a patio!

Another vote for city beer hall. Can't beat the brunch deal, and the food is tasty.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

AOA7 drawing: Fort Orange General Store, The Cheese Traveler, Saratoga Sweets Candy Co.

The last prize of the week includes: + A $25 gift certificate to the Fort Orange General Store in Albany. + A $15 gift certificate... (more)

A good spot to get General Tso's Chicken?

Sean emails: General Tso's Chicken is a huuuuuge guilty pleasure of mine. It was a staple of my college diet. Trouble is, since moving out... (more)

The recent evolution of Troy, as charted by the New York Times

Like some sort of multi-year tidal cycle on the Hudson River, the attention of the New York Times briefly shifts upriver to focus on the... (more)

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show: Giulia Rozzi

The Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series at Proctors is bringing Giuli Rozzi to town on Saturday for a standup show. Rozzi has appeared... (more)

Morning Blend

Troy City Council President Rodney Wiltshire officially announced his bid for Mayor on Wednesday. At his announcement, Wilshire promised to create jobs, capitalize on he... (more)

Recent Comments

Tulips from Spring, the swimming holes from Summer, the foliage from Fall, and a first snow from Winter!

Thank you

...has 12 comments, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

A good spot to get General Tso's Chicken?

...has 25 comments, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

AOA7 drawing: Fort Orange General Store, The Cheese Traveler, Saratoga Sweets Candy Co.

...has 14 comments, most recently from Adam

AOA7 drawing: Nine Pin Cider + Albany Distilling

...has 121 comments, most recently from Megan m

West Wind Acres

...has 5 comments, most recently from jellen