Let's be honest: The best thing about Cinco de Mayo is the excuse it gives you to drink Margaritas. These 15 Denver places offer the best of the classic tequila drink. For the taco fanatics, check out the Denver taco heatmap.Read More
Guide to the Best Margaritas in Denver
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Comida has already been acknowledged for its amazing tacos and those come complimented by fresh and exotic Margaritas. Guests will have to choose between flavors like pineapple habenero and tomatillo with citrus and guava nectar in the "Cabana" margarita.
Marg's Taco Bistro
As if the name of the restaurant doesn't emphasize it enough, Marg's Taco Bistro channels some of the most unique Marg flavors you will ever come across. Your taste buds will love the fruity and spicy combination of a kiwi-jalepeno Marg or maybe feed your sweet tooth with a sugary-sweet vanilla-coconut Margarita.
What began as a food truck is now two thriving restaurants in City Park and the Highland, serving some of the best margaritas, tacos, and more. Pinche uses great ingredients throughout its Marg menu like Squirt, agave nectar, and of course fresh squeeze lime.
With an impressive selection of over 100 different tequilas, North County offers fresh and potent Margaritas made with your choice of Blanco, Repasado, Anejo, Mezcals and Joven style tequilas. Take your pick from original, strawberry, grapefruit, or skinny Margaritas.
Adelitas Cocina Y Cantina
This Platte Park family-operated restaurant is named after an archetype of of a woman warrior during the Mexican Revolution, "La Adelita." The venue's Margaritas tap into that archetype by producing a strong, fresh, and classic salt-rimmed drink that can be purchased 2 for 1 on Monday nights. On Tuesday's enjoy $1 tacos along with your drink.
El Camino Community Tavern
El Camino provides an opportunity for guests to do good by drinking a Marg by donating a portion of the proceeds directly to local schools. The tavern makes its own house-infused tequilas using a variety of ingredients that provide salty and sweet flavors. Brunch-goers can enjoy a $6 straw-mary Margarita, made with a home-infused strawberry rosemary tequila, agave nectar, and lime juice.
The wittily-named Margs at this RiNo hot spot are irresistible. Try the "silk pajamas" Marg made with egg-white and Patron, or the grammatically questionable "los marg," made with a house-made sour mix.
Rio Grande Co.
Head to one of the eight locations of the Rio throughout the region and enjoy either a strawberry, mango, or a combined "manberry" margarita. Guests looking for something non-fruity can go for a traditional coin, skinny, or "big tex" marg. Bonus: during the month of May, the Rio is holding its "Summer Thaw" promotion where guests can win special discount coins by waiting for them to melt out of special ice blocks... cross your fingers for warm weather!
Rather than filling shelves with books, La Biblioteca's walls are lined with bottles of tequilas used to craft some of the best margaritas in town. The classic Marg here incorporates Agavales Blanco tequila and agave nectar, while a house Margarita can be customized by guests using one of the restaurant's many infusions in flavors like grilled pineapple and tamarind.
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As one of 5280's Best New Restaurants this year, it's safe to say that the recognition was achieved with a little help from Leña's three delicious Margarita options. Pick from the classic Leña, orange juice-based Suprema, or the Serrano for a taste of Latin America.
Uno Mas Taqueria Y Cantina
The taqueria and cantina's farm-to-plate concept guarantees guests locally grown ingredients in all meals while also providing customers with fresh and authentic Margaritas. Made from 100% Blue Webber Agave and one of the 70 tequilas, an Uno Mas Marg can be accompanied by street tacos, tortas, and more.
Lola Mexican Fish House is now a classic and without a doubt home to a darn good Margarita. The restaurant offers a large selection of coin style margaritas, featuring Mezcal, Blanco, and Reposado tequilas.
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Paxia's elegant Latin atmosphere is the perfect spot to enjoy freshly made guacamole and a mango-jalepeno Margarita, any day of the week. If you're a student at Regis, you're in luck, as the restaurant is known to occasionally offer free margs for Regis students with a valid ID!
This high energy Mexican restaurant and bar offers the popular "La Original" Margarita, made with Exotico Blanco Tequila, simple syrup, fresh lime juice and freshly squeezed OJ. This house Marg can be enjoyed for a few bucks less at $5 during early happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m.
La Loma brings Latin fine dining to the Denver area, along with a versatile Margarita. The classic tequila cocktail can be served frozen or on the rocks and comes in flavors like prickly pear, blood orange, mango, peach guava and passion fruit.
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