I think we can all agree here that margaritas are literally one of the best summer drinks on the planet. I mean, it's got tequila, lime juice and a salty rim that makes for a super refreshing drink during those hot summer days.
Can't you just imagine it now? You're sitting on a sunny patio with the hot sun shining on your face, your friends are surrounding you and you've got an ice cold margarita in your hand. Yeah, that sounds like heaven to me!
There's tons of spots in Toronto that serve up margaritas on their menu but it takes something extra special to make a really good margarita. Make it your summer goal to hit all of these spots to try out some of the best margaritas this city has to offer!
Playa Cabana Hacienda
Where: 14 Dupont St // Casa Loma
If you want to enjoy a super authentic margarita in a lively Mexican restaurant this is exactly where you need to go this summer. They have a sunny outdoor patio where you can drink one of their margaritas made with different kinds of tequila!
Where: 501 College St // Little Italy
La Carnita has a few different locations across so you know this spot is popular. They even have a special on Margarita Mondays where they serve massive margaritas for only $9! If you're looking for a flavourful and unique margarita, this is the spot for you.
Reposado Bar & Lounge
Where: 136 Ossington Ave // Ossington
Reposado is a super cool tequila bar that is the ideal spot for margarita and patio lovers to unite. They serve all kinds of delicious margaritas in flavours like Blood Orange, Watermelon, classic Lime and so much more! It's all about making their margaritas fresh and delicious at this local watering hole.
Where: 1330 Queen St W // West Queen West
Grand Electric is a super hip tacqueria located in the west end of Toronto that will serve you great food, drinks and music while you're there. They also serve up a classic margarita with tequila, lime, agave and salty rim that will definitely quench your thirst this summer.
Where: 942 Queen St W // West Queen West
This small Mexican joint in Queen West serves authentic Mexican fare that will satisfy your cravings for sure. They serve up 4 different kinds of margartas including their classic lime, strawberry and lychee, orange, lime & tamarind, and their rose Kombucha!
Where: 504 Adelaide St W // Entertainment District
This spot specializes in house-made tortillas that they use in their unreal tacos and quesadillas so if you're in the mood for amazing Mexican, this is the spot to indulge. They also serve up a simple yet amazing margarita made with reposado tequila, triple sec, lime and topped off with a spicy cucumber.
Where: 14 Baldwin St // Discovery District
I mean, this restaurant is literally named margaritas so you know it's going to serve some of the best margaritas in the city. They serve their margaritas in massive fish bowl glasses that will satisfy you like no other! Plus they offer a special deal for Margarita Mondays where their large margaritas are only $11!
Where: 220 King St W // King West
This upscale Mexican restaurant has a stunning interior with a huge bar and a cozy lounge perfect for a night where you're just looking for some good drinks. They have a huge tequila list and a list of specialty cocktails including 3 different kinds of margaritas. They serve a classic lime margarita, an orange lacquer margarita and a guava mango margarita!
Where: 485 King St W // Old Toronto
Baro is a super popular restaurant and bar in the city that serves up Latin dishes with a twist. The building is a restored 3-storey spot with unique decor that will give you a dining experience like no other. All their cocktails are super unique including their classic margarita that you can get in pitcher format!
Where: 18 Tank House Ln // Distillery District
I think everyone reading this list already knows about El Catrin. They have a huge, stunning patio located in one of Toronto's most popular areas, the Distillery District. They serve modern Mexican cuisine and 4 different types of margaritas that you can get in massive glasses or pitchers!