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With National Margarita Day on February 22nd, 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 serving different variations and putting signature twists on this classic cocktail.  Here are some places to grab the best margaritas in Tampa.

Green Lemon - Green Lemon 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.

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.

Mole y Abuela - If you're looking for a delicious margarita filled with quality tequila, Mole y Abuela in Downtown Tampa has you covered. Stop by to sit on the rooftop and enjoy the sunset while you sip on a spicy margarita today. 

Besito Mexican - Not only does Besito serve up some delicious tacos, they also have some of the best margaritas in Tampa Bay! With 12 different margarita concoctions, there's something for every tequila lover on this menu! 

Roccos Tacos - Roccos Tacos is known for many things like their table side guacamole and deliciously authentic tacos but did you know that they have one of the largest selections of tequila in Tampa? Stop by to enjoy one of many varieties of margaritas and I promise, you won't be disappointed. 

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