Sipping on a refreshing margarita at the end of the day is a great feeling. Albuquerque is full of restaurants that serve delicious cuisine alongside mouthwatering margaritas. Each restaurant specializes in a different kind of margarita, so everyone can find one suited to their taste.

Church Street Cafe

A margarita from Church Street Cafe

Cozy up with a margarita in a historic Old Town building at Church Street Cafe. The New Mexico margarita is created with local spirits, or try a frozen prickly pear margarita to cool off on a hot day.

El Pinto

A spicy margarita from El Pinto Restaurant

El Pinto is known for its tequila bar, with more than 160 tequilas to choose from. The Salsa Twins margarita is the house specialty, with Patron barrel select anejo, cointreau, simple syrup and fresh-squeezed lime. Another popular margarita is the silver coin, made in an Old Mexico style.


Two margaritas from Garduno's

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Stop by Garduño’s in Old Town, on the Eastside or on the Westside to taste one of their margaritas. A popular one is the frozen, blended coconut margarita. It’s served with sweet coconut cream in a honey and toasted coconut-rimmed glass.

MÁS Tapas y Vino

An Andaluz Margarita from Mas Tapas y Vino

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Head to MÁS Tapas y Vino in Hotel Andaluz for some Spanish tapas and a tasty margarita. The signature Andaluz margarita is made with lime juice, Grand Marnier and agave.

Sadie’s of New Mexico

Five different types of margaritas from Sadie's

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For a delicious margarita you won’t soon forget, stop by Sadie’s in the North Valley or on the Eastside. The Sadie’s classic margarita is award-winning, with just a twist of orange and honey. If tequila isn’t your favorite, try a Sadie’s Tito-rita, a margarita made with Tito’s vodka. Sadie’s also sells canned margaritas you can find at many Albuquerque grocery stores.


A flight of three frozen margaritas from Tomasita's Albuquerque

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Don’t miss the frozen margaritas at Tomasita’s Albuquerque. Sip on a popular swirl margarita, a frozen margarita with a swirl of sangria. If you don’t want to pick, order a frozen flight, where you’ll get to sample a Midori, mango chile and classic swirl margarita.

Tula’s Kitchen

Tula's Kitchen spicy margarita

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If you want to spice it up, pay Tula’s Kitchen a visit and order the spicy mango margarita. This drink features spicy mango syrup and lemon and lime juice muddled with jalapeño.