With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, it only seems fitting that we talk about the delicious Mexican cocktail, the Margarita for a little while here. All throughout Tampa Bay, there are tons of Mexican restaurants and more serving different variations and putting signature twists on this classic cocktail. Here are some places to grab the best margaritas in Tampa.
Green Iguana – With seven locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, the Green Iguana has solidified itself as a solid spot for great food and delectable drinks in Tampa. This means their famous margarita made with Margaritaville Sauza Gold tequila, Patron Citronage, fresh lemonade and beer served on the rocks in a two fisted goblet.
The Lime – The Lime is a premier, contemporary Mexican eatery located in the Hyde Park area. Their menu comes loaded with a variety of delicious Mexican fare and margaritas served on the rocks or frozen with a variety of different recipes and flavors.
Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant – Miguel’s is a longstanding Mexican restaurant in Tampa offering authentic cuisine and flavorful margaritas perfect for an occasion like Cinco de Mayo. Their jet fuel margaritas come frozen or on the rocks made with your choice of premium tequila.
Blue Martini – Blue Martini is a premier upscale lounge in Westshore offering artfully crafted cocktails, sushi, and more. Their skinny margarita comes loaded with Milagro Silver Tequila, Agave Nectar, Finest Call Sweet & Sour Lite served in an oversized snifter, and is under 250 calories.
Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant – Vallarta’s plays home to one of Tampa’s only 60-ounce margaritas and a huge assortment of delectable, gut-busting Mexican cuisine. Happy Hour is every day from 2 to 7 p.m. Stop by and enjoy their famous lime or strawberry.