Looking to quench your thirst with something a little south-of-the-border? While a margarita is typically just three ingredients – tequila, triple sec, and lime juice – it’s easy to get it right, but it’s oh-so-hard to get it really right. If you consider yourself a margarita maven but you’re not sure where to head to, you’re in luck, because there are a few great places in Las Vegas to get a marg.
The Who’s To Blame Margarita at Margaritaville
Whether you’re a diehard Parrot Head or you find Jimmy Buffet’s island escapism to be a little corny, you have to hand it to the man: he knows how to make a mean margarita. Margaritaville, located on the Las Vegas Strip right in the middle of all the action, has not just a great food menu but also quite the selection of margaritas. From the “Last Mango in Paris” to the “Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot,” there seems to be a drink for anyone’s taste. If hanging out on the Strip sipping some of the city’s top margaritas sounds like paradise to you, go check it out.
The Jalapeno Margarita at El Dorado Cantina
If you’re hoping to have some authentic Mexican food with your drinks, El Dorado may be the place to look next. Not only does the restaurant serve great-looking tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and more, they also are very transparent about where they source their food. If that doesn’t win you over, maybe their huge selection of drinks, including more than 100 tequilas, will. As far as their margaritas go, El Dorado offers up some interesting drinks, including a well-reviewed jalapeno margarita.
The Pineapple Chipotle at Tacos & Tequila
With a straightforward name like Tacos & Tequlia, you have to know that they aren’t playing around when it comes to drinks. While tequila is this restaurant’s clear focus – they have a tequila list and even offer tequila flights – visitors say that Tacos & Tequila margs are out of this world. If you’re going to choose one margarita, go for the pineapple chipotle, which packs a sweet kick. T&T has been known to have 2-for-1 margaritas, so be on the lookout for that, too!
The Original Margarita at Hussong’s Cantina
Hussong’s Cantina, which is in the Shoppes at Mandalay Place, has your standard fruit-flavored margs, but if you’re feeling a bit bold, you can branch out a bit and try some of their more offbeat flavors. Ever had a PB&J margarita? Didn’t think so. While it might pay to be adventurous, the Original Margarita is the horse worth betting on. The drink doesn’t do anything unusual, but with Sauza Blue Reposado tequila and agave nectar, you can expect a little class to this drink. For added prestige, opt for the souvenir drink option, which nets you an Original Margarita chalice as well.
You can finally end your quest to find the perfect margarita, because you’ll probably find it at one of these great spots. Add these places to your list for the next Margarita Monday!