25 Best Margarita Recipes

House Margarita

House Margarita
5

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 ...


By marcyafranklin

Heat Margarita

Heat Margarita

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 ...


By marcyafranklin

Margarita, Remixed

Margarita, Remixed

Mo Hodges at BIG adds smokiness to a classic margarita with some mezcal and ground black pepper.


By BIG San Francisco

Lavender Margarita

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 ...


By madeline.monaco

Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeño Margarita

Whiskey Park’s fully-stocked bar, pool table, eight big screen TVs, and outdoor seating showing stunning views of Central Park all make this one of ...


By madeline.monaco

Festive Margarita

Festive Margarita
5

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 ...


By madeline.monaco

Mezcal Margarita

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, ...


By madeline.monaco

Chilango Margarita

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 ...


By madeline.monaco

Avocado Margarita

Avocado Margarita
5

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 ...


By madeline.monaco

Elevated Margarita

Elevated Margarita

Take your margarita to the next level with this in twist on a classic margarita.


By Lauren Gordon

The Gingerbread Margarita

The Gingerbread Margarita
3.25

A spicy twist on your favorite Christmas cookie — grab the tequila and run for it. The recipe is courtesy of Canard, Inc. catering services. Click here for ...


By marcyafranklin

Michele's Killer Margaritas Recipe

Michele's Killer Margaritas Recipe
5

Our mom’s powerful margaritas are legendary among her friends, our friends, and friends of friends. Made with fresh lime juice, these are as good as ...


By The Purcell Sisters

Spicy Margarita Recipe

Spicy Margarita Recipe
5

By now you should all be well familiar with the virtues and delights of the spicy cocktail. Still, should you need a refresher, try this fiery cocktail — a ...


By Maryse Chevriere

Blood Orange Margarita Popsicles Recipe

Blood Orange Margarita Popsicles Recipe
4

On a hot summer day, popsicles are nice — alcoholic popsicles are better. Just be warned: they melt quickly.Click here to see D.I.Y. Frozen Desserts. 


By Maryse Chevriere

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe
3.25

This garden-to-glass cocktail from Cindy Pawlcyn's Mustards Grill features the juice of prickly pears grown right in the Mustards garden.


By Maryse Chevriere

The Pumpkin Margarita

The Pumpkin Margarita

The Pumpkin Margarita is made at New York City's Rosa Mexicano. 


By marcyafranklin

The De-Effe Margarita

The De-Effe Margarita

In honor of this week's National Tequila Day, a spicy twist on the margarita with Don Julio Reposado tequila. Cheers to that! 


By marcyafranklin

Strawberry Basil Margarita

Strawberry Basil Margarita

The "go-to" drink for customers at Dish, a swanky, modern Dallas nightspot, this margarita features a combination of sweet strawberry and fresh basil, ...


By Alexis Korman

Spicy Sangre Orange Peligroso Margarita

Spicy Sangre Orange Peligroso Margarita
5

Yes, a lot of our margaritas have jalapeños in them — but how about adding them to your blood orange margaritas? This margarita is made with Peligroso tequila. 


By marcyafranklin

Tuna Cooler Margarita

Tuna Cooler Margarita

Don't worry, there's no real tuna in this margarita — it's Spanish for "prickly pear," so Don Julio says. But the prickly pear is what makes this Don Julio ...


By marcyafranklin

Coconut and Passion Fruit Margarita

Coconut and Passion Fruit Margarita

No one knows how better to do a margarita better than the folks at the Viceroy Zihuatanejo in Mexico. With coconut and passion fruit, this marg will make ...


By marcyafranklin

Strawberry Margarita Pie

Strawberry Margarita Pie

This strawberry margarita pie is actually non-alcoholic. But, it tastes delicious and is a snap to put together. Serve this for Cinco de Mayo or any other ...


By Gwen Kenneally

“Macho” Margarita Recipe

“Macho” Margarita Recipe

Our interpretation of the Tex-Mex favorite made with fresh lime and orange juices.Click here to see how to host a Texas-Style Backyard Barbecue Cocktail Party.


By Greater Boston Gala Girls

Macizo Margarita Recipe

Macizo Margarita Recipe
5

Fresh orange and lime juice are part of the secret behind the "solid" margaritas served at New York City's La Esquina. 


By Akhtar Nawab

Nectar Margarita Recipe

Nectar Margarita Recipe
2

This favorite from Square 1682 in Philadelphia is made with fresh lime juice, good-quality tequila, and agave nectar or syrup. (It's easy to make a big ...


By Guillermo Tellez

Best Margarita Recipes

What is Margarita?

Ah, the margarita, the seemingly unbeatable king of the tequila cocktail. Starting from humble origins in Mexico badlands, this drink has risen to become the favorite beverage of suave socialites and partying sorority girls alike. So how to explain this cocktail's unwavering popularity? Like all good things, the key to the margarita is its simplicity. The pairing of only three easily attainable ingredients to form this magical elixir leaves endless room for customization, or ...