Where to Find the Best Margaritas in San Antonio
Sometimes you just need that most quintessential of San Antonio drinks. Whether you're looking to get the party started or enjoy a frosty beverage to accompany your enchiladas, these spots will do you right.
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La Fonda on Main
2415 N Main Ave, (210) 733-0621, lafondaonmain.com
Operating since 1932, this mainstay is regarded as a local favorite for Mexican fare. Consider the margaritas — available in seven flavors — the cherry on top. The La Fonda Gold and Jalapeño Cucumber are favorites for a reason.
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My Friend’s Backyard
442 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 573-5227, facebook.com/myfriendsbackyardbar
Kicking back with friends is great, especially when you’re on a lovely patio and have a margarita in hand. You’re in luck, ‘cause you can do all that at My Friend’s Backyard. Feel free to hang out on the spacious wooden patio and order up the mango margarita — or whichever kind you’d like, really. It’ll all go down great here.
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5800 Broadway St #300, (210) 822-6151, palomablanca.net
Paloma Blanca is an essential spot for eating and drinking in the Alamo City, and its margarita is just another reason to stop on in. Choose from the the house margarita, top-shelf margarita or opt for one of the inspired creations like The ‘09 or The Heights. Some margaritas can even be ordered by the carafe, perfect if you’re out with a group of friends.
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Tito’s Mexican Restaurant
955 S Alamo St, (210) 212-8226, titosrestaurant.com
This Southtown favorite may be regarded as a hot spot for breakfast tacos, but it’s also dependable for its margaritas. The arbol berry and sangria margaritas are delicious, but the paleta version may just take the cake.
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2427 Vance Jackson Road, (210) 340-1337, lafogata.com
With Mexican food and made-to-order margaritas, La Fogata definitely comes through with a drink you’ll have an antojo for time and time again. Whether you like it on the rocks or frozen, with salt or not, flavored with fruit or straight-up skinny, the margarita will taste amazing ‘til the last drop. The edible orchard really completes your drink.
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7959 Broadway Street St #204, (210) 930-8070, solunasa.com
This Mexican restaurant does more than just serve up delicious food. The bar keeps the party going with these strong-ass margaritas. The Margarita SoLuna is made with Herradura and Bauchant — and it will definitely leave you feeling just fine.
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8403 Broadway St, (210) 826-4405, tacogarage.net
What’s better than a margarita? A margarita flight! You’ll be able to sip your way through six drink options, from prickly pear and mango to strawberry and melon. Be sure to pace yourself and order some grub. Perhaps some cheesy enchiladas?
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Sanchos Cantina & Cocina
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
These margaritas may be small, but they’re damn mighty at this cantina. Order your bebida on the rocks if you’d like, but the frozen option is where it’s at. The Big Red margarita bangs, but you can also choose from mango, strawberry, pineapple and pomegranate. Can’t make up your mind? Opt for the swirl.
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Boudro's on the Riverwalk
421 E Commerce St, (210) 224-8484, boudros.com
Boudro’s isn’t just regarded as one of the hottest restaurants in the city, it’s also home to one of the best margaritas — the prickly pear margarita to be exact. Be sure to make it taste all the more better with the famed tableside guacamole.
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1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
With Pan-Latin fare, old-world charm and riverside views, Ocho is an attractive spot to dine, drink or both for lots of reasons. You’ll want to get acquainted with this spot if you haven’t already. Whenever you do stop in, enjoy the blanco tequila, orange liqueur, lime and agave that makes up this libation.
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