With Carrboro being the first town to officially pass the “Brunch Bill,” this Sunday, local brunch spots are going to be popping bottles for your mimosas a whole lot earlier. Restaurant goers will now be able to enjoy their Bloody Marys, Mimosas and other alcoholic beverages starting at 10 o’clock Sunday morning. Celebrate with these five cocktails, the perfect start to your Sunday brunch.

Rosemary Street from Acme Food and Beverage Co.

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Trade up that Bloody Mary for a refreshing gin craft cocktail garnished with fresh rosemary!

What’s In It?
Gin, lemon juice, rosemary syrup and tonic.

Brunch Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Venable Bloody Mary from Venable Bistro

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A twist on this classic brunch cocktail Venable uses their own house infused ancho vodka — sounds like a spicy Sunday for sure.

What’s In It?
House infused ancho vodka, tomato juice and garnishes.

Brunch Hours: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm


Mimosas from Hickory Tavern

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It’s a fresh start to any morning! Go ahead and pour some bubbly on top of your OJ, Hickory Tavern will be serving up these mimosas for just $3.25 at 11 am on Sunday.

What’s In It?
Champagne and OJ of course!

Brunch Hours: Starting at 11:00 am


Watermelon Shrub from Tandem

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Nothing says summer like a refreshing watermelon cocktail. If you like margarita’s try this watermelon shrub. It’s important to eat (drink) your fruit.

What’s In It?
Camarena reposado tequila, house made watermelon shrub, lime, sumac-salt rim

Brunch Hours: Starting at 10:30 am


Specialty Bloody Mary from Provence

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A Bloody Mary with Sake? They have thought of it all, try Provence’s spin on everyone’s favorite brunch cocktail.

What’s In It?
The recipe changes every Sunday, be sure to ask your server what Bloody Mary they have on special. We think this “Sake-to-Me” was quite unique.

Brunch Hours: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm