Favorite Margarita Spots in New York CityPublished: February 21st, 2019
New York City is home to some of the greatest restaurants and bars in the world. Each featuring cuisines, atmospheres, and experiences from all around the world. Just on one street, you can feel as though you’ve visiting Thailand, Italy, Japan, Mexico and France. That’s the beauty of NYC! Today, Chefs and Bartenders are taking basic menu items and they are experimenting, differentiating, and personalizing them. A staple cocktail like a Margarita, known to be made with tequila, triple sec, and lime, is now made with various flavors and spices. Check out our favorite margarita spots in New York City just in time for #NationalMargaritaDay on February 22!
4 of our Favorite Margarita Sports in New York City
The first of our favorite margarita spots in New York City is the delicious Rosa Mexicano. Their cocktail menu offers 14 Agave Cocktails including the Strawberry Daisy made with Tromba blanco tequila, muddled strawberry, yellow chartreuse, lemon, and pink-peppercorn mist. YUM! Check out all their locations through NYC here!
Next is the well-known, Empellon Taqueria with a cocktail menu featuring 7 different style margaritas ranging from a Spicy Cucumber Margherita made with Pueblo Viejo Blanco, Cucumber, Jalapeño, Chile Salt to a Scotch Margarita made with Siete Leguas Reposado, Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky, Drambuie, Honey. This West Village hot spot is just one of Empellon’s 4 locations in Manhattan that have mastered the pairing of delicious tacos and tasty margaritas.
Another one is located in Midtown’s Asian-Latin restaurant, Zengo, is La Biblioteca di Tequila. Home to over 400 bottles of tequila for you to choose from. Overwhelmed? No worries, they even have a tequila sommelier to assist you in creating the perfect margarita or just try the well-recommended Zengo Margarita, a spicy-sweet blend of blood orange, fiery serrano peppers, and cooling cilantro.
Brooklyn’s got margaritas too! Outside of Manhattan, one of our favorite margarita spots in New York City, is Williamsburg’s swanky Mexican restaurant, Xixa! This last spot takes creativity to another level with their take on the classic cocktail by deconstructing it. The house specialty uses house-infused tequila poured over ice cubes made from seasonal fruit juices, spices and herbs. How cool is that?