Oh, the margarita — it’s the drink of crazy nights out and the perfect companion to chips and salsa. But the classic tequila drink has been both a darling of the beverage industry and also one of the most criticized.
It seems pretty simple to make a margarita, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t easy to screw up. That’s why, when we find a place to get a good margarita, we want to share it with the world. All of our picks on this list were chosen because they have the best selection, the best ingredients, the best atmosphere, and the most bang for your buck, and almost all of them have gotten honors from other places as well.
Forget syrups or pouches of margarita mix, most of the restaurants and bars on our list use all natural ingredients and blend their margaritas fresh each time. Because of their dedication to the perfect margarita, these bars and restaurants whip up some margaritas in some unique flavors, like cucumber or blood orange.
So, sit back, pour yourself some margarita from the pitcher, and enjoy our picks for the best margaritas joints.