Top Rated Margarita Recipes

At Drink.Well House in Austin, Texas, the house margarita is all you'll ever need. Jessica Sanders, who came up with the traditional margarita recipe, will even add four drops of Bittermens Hellfire Shrub, which makes the drink nice and smoky. Be sure to check out Sanders' vodka take on the margarita, too. 
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Festive Margarita
Are you a Qdoba lover? Then this margarita is perfect for you. This recipe comes from Ted Stoner, head chef at Qdoba Mexican Grill, who travels throughout Mexico and the U.S. gaining inspiration for many of the dishes he creates. The Grill, founded in Denver in 1995, is among North America’s largest Mexican fast-casual chains, with more than 600 restaurants in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. This festive margarita is a beautiful red color that has a great kick from unexpected chili powder. Try this for an unexpected twist on a typically sweeter margarita.
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Smokey Margarita
Add a spicy smokiness to every margarita you make this summer.
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Chilango Margarita
El Chile, an Austin contemporary Tex-Mex joint, is known for its award-winning spicy margarita known as the Chilango Margarita. The restaurant prides itself on a passionate and authentic staff, delicious food, and brightly flavored cocktails. Fans and critics rave about the restaurant’s unique margarita, a mix of chili powder, tequila, lime, and various juices. This drink is just like the restaurant; a perfect mix of sweet and spicy that keeps customers coming back.
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Avocado Margarita
Guests of all levels of experience will find themselves at home at La Cava del Tequila With well over 100 fine examples of Mexico's national drink to choose from, including intense blancos, complex reposados, and velvety smooth añejos, everyone is sure to find something to suit their tastes. For those who are looking for something a little more exotic, our mixologists will employ a variety of flavored salts, spices and fresh tropical fruits in preparing luxurious margaritas that put the "agave" in avant-garde. La Cava del Tequila is located in Walt Disney World's Epcot in the Mexico Pavilion. One of the most popular drinks is the Avocado Margarita whose recipe is shown here.
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The Pumpkin Margarita is made at New York City's Rosa Mexicano. 
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Lavender Margarita
Stone Rose Lounge is located on the 4th floor of the Time Warner Center in New York, and its touches of stone and rosewood create a perfect masculine elegance. To add a touch of femininity, the restaurant serves the Lavender Margarita. Its beautiful purple color and delicious flavor are a great accompaniment to the wonderful atmosphere at this New York hotspot.
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Mezcal Margarita
Casa Mezcal has a line of authentic Mexican mezcal, Los Amantes, perfect for a margarita. House-made and blended salt varietals such as hibiscus, tamarind, avocado and grasshopper salt allow guests to personalize their potables while introducing new, tangy flavors to the traditional margarita and fresh fruit cocktails. Each salt is paired thoughtfully with its cocktail counterpart at Casa Mezcal and might make for an interesting twist to try at home. Mezcal is often seen as tequila’s darker, smokier brother, and is gaining momentum on the mixology scene. The in-demand artisanal spirit is made from the center of the agave plant, the piña, which is cooked in an oven or fire pit (hence its smoky flavor) for several days before being distilled in large vats or barrels. Though mezcal isn’t produced as widely or largely as tequila, there is a growing demand for the spirit in upscale cocktail bars. This is the recipe for the special Mezcal Margarita.
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Sit back, relax, and have a delicious margarita made with Olmeca Altos Plata tequila. Sweetness from the agave nectar and a little tartness from the lime is all you need for a wonderful cocktail. 
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Bergamot Oranges
Mo Hodges at BIG adds smokiness to a classic margarita with some mezcal and ground black pepper.
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Take your margarita to the next level with this in twist on a classic margarita.
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Because everyone needs a spicy margarita once in a while. This Don Julio margarita is made with a touch of simple syrup to balance out the chipotle chili powder. 
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