Best Margaritas in Houston

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National Margarita Day is coming up on the 22nd! It’s everyone’s favorite time of year again! Or wait, is that just me? I’m sure I can’t be alone in my love for honoring the timeless, refreshing, oh-so-delicious cocktail that is the Margarita. It’s a Texas staple, and even though it might be cold outside now, a Margarita can warm you up just as much as it can cool you down. No matter the time of year, we shall always honor the Margarita here in Houston.

I did the “hard” research, so you don’t have to. I give you – the best Margaritas in Houston!


Best Margaritas in Houston


La Grange

2517 Ralph St, Houston, TX 77006

La Grange has Margaritas and a huge patio

Photo courtesy of La Grange Facebook page

If you’re looking for the best Margarita in Houston coupled with a dope patio, La Grange is your place. Located just off Westheimer in Montrose, this spot brings some chill vibes with a two-story patio, tasty Mexican food, and a perfectly crafted Margarita. Plus, people can’t stop raving about the five-star servicing from the team here.

Localite Tip: They have an epic Sunday Reggae Brunch where you can sip on Margaritas in the sun while listening to local band Dem Roots.



1517 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Pistoleros has some of the best margaritas in Houston

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I don’t have to tell you that Margs and Tex-Mex go hand in hand. You already know! Pistoleros made it onto the map with their epic Taco Tuesdays. Come hungry, but come early, cause this place gets packed to the brim on their most popular day of the week. Plus, they have Margaritas and then some. Check out their other tequila cocktails, flights, infusions, and an overall massive selection of tequila and more.

Localite Tip: They offer Happy Hour every day of the week! From 4-8 Monday through Friday and 12-8 Saturday and Sunday, you can score cheap Margaritas in Houston for as little as $4 every day of the week.


El Big Bad

419 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

Largest infused tequila selection in Houston

Photo courtesy of El Big Bad Facebook page

As the world’s largest infused tequila bar, you know El Big Bag takes its tequila drinks seriously. They have over 70 rotating infusions that are made in-house, with love. And that shows in their award-winning Margaritas, which are some of the best Margaritas in Texas. El Big Bad also offers some sick views of the Historic District from their massive-wrap around third-floor patio.



1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Hugo's has a huge assortment of Margaritas in Houston

Photo courtesy of Hugo’s Facebook page

For those of you looking for someplace a bit more upscale to get silly on Margs, Hugo’s is the spot for you. With more traditional Mexican dishes, the food here has won numerous awards, and their Margaritas are made to match. They offer quite a few different flavors and some of the best Margaritas in Houston, like the Spiced Michoacan or Malinche, so be sure to try them all!


El Tiempo Washington

5602 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Award-winning Margaritas in Houston

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The family behind El Tiempo has been serving delicious Tex-Mex in Houston for over 65 years, so they truly see their customers as family as well. If you haven’t stopped by to try their insane fresh-squeezed lime juice Margaritas recently, it’s time to pick one of their 13 (and counting) locations around Houston and get your buzz on! Houstonians can’t stop raving about their heavenly (and strong!) Margaritas in Houston.


The Rustic

1836 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003

huge margaritas in Houston

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Are you looking for big Margaritas in Houston? Like, one as big as your head?! Head over to one of The Rustic locations in Houston, and you can be sipping on one of their enormous Margs for ages! Or just down it, like I do. Not only are their Margaritas giant, but you can also  throw in a coronita, a jalapeño Don Julio Blanco shooter, or even a house-made mango Patron popsicle. They’re even having a 2s Day Party on Tuesday for 2/22/22 with tons of drinks for only 2 dollars!



4624 Irvington Blvd, Houston, TX 77009

Houston's best margaritas

Photo courtesy of Teotihuacan Facebook page

Our choice for the strongest Margaritas in Houston is Teotihuacan! Their Margaritas are big, and they pack an even bigger punch. They have a variety of flavors to check out, like peach or watermelon, and everyone who samples them can’t stop praising them. While you’re there, snag an order of their famous Caliente Shrimp to help soak up that tequila!

Localite Tip: Looking for all-day happy hour in Houston? Here you go! Their Happy Hour is all day long from Monday to Wednesday and from 2-6 on Thursday and Friday, and they’ve got $3 House Margaritas. Yes, please!


Lupe Tortillas

318 Stafford St, Houston, TX 77079

Best frozen Margaritas in Houston

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If something ain’t broke, don’t fix it! You know Lupe’s has been crushing the game because they’ve expanded all over Texas. Be sure to swing by the original that started it all. Not only do they have a huge variety of Margaritas to choose from, but they also have other fun cocktails like the Mimosa-Rita available on weekend brunches. You can also try their Mojita Rita, Black Barrel, Texas-Mex Madras, Blueberry Pomegranate Tea, and many, many others! Be sure to grab some melt-in-your-mouth fajitas while you’re there.


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