BuzzFeed explores the Margarita Mile
The BuzzFeed team came to Dallas for an episode of Bring Me and they tackled the Margarita Mile.
Dallas has staked its claim as the Official Home of the Frozen Margarita! From classic recipes to hand-crafted unique creations, we left no bottle of tequila unturned in search for the most sought-after margaritas in Dallas.
Best known as the birthplace of the frozen margarita machine, Mariano's knows how to whip up a cocktail! You can find this historic machine at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. While you're in Dallas, discover new, fresh flavors with The Mariano. Cheers!
If you've been to José then you know they take their margaritas seriously. The Squozen frozen margarita features the most natural ingredients around including, Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice and organic golden light blue agave nectar.
Of course, you can't forget the salt. The rim is handsomely garnished with homemade WildWood Salt and topped with a lime wedge.
Treat yourself to a margarita bursting with flavor. Wild Salsa's Wild-Rita features roasted pineapple, jalapeño-infused tequila, hand-pressed lime juice and agave nectar to balance it all out.
You can't visit Cafe Herrera without trying the Maximo Margarita. This beautifully crafted margarita, served in a large coup glass over ice with a black sea salt rim, features Maestro Dobel Diamanté Tequila, Salerno blood orange liqueur, fresh-squeezed lime juice and agave.
The Loca Rita at Tipsy Alchemist is one masterfully made margarita. You'll want to savor every sip of this drink that features Piña Loca Pineapple tequila, triple sec, jalepeno reduction, nitrogen cilantro, fresh lime juice and Peychaud's bitters.
Get a taste of the Southwest with the fresh, invigorating flavors of Matt's Prickly Pear Puree Margarita. This go-to cocktail is made with Milagro silver tequila, real fruit prickly pear purée and home-made sweet and sour.
Chef Dean Fearing is as synonymous with Texas as his signature cocktail, the Dean's Margarita. With ingredients hand-picked by Chef Fearing, it features Patrón Anejo Tequila, which contains a blend of two different barrels exclusive to Fearing's. Damiana, a flowering shrub native to Texas, gives the cocktail herbal and floral notes, while also giving the drinker a boost of vitality, and finally, the margarita is sweetened with agave nectar and shaken with house-made sweet and sour.
Rose all day with a margarita twist! Take a seat in the beautifully decorated Jalisco Norte to sip on the 'Rita Champ. Made with Milagro Silver Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, lime juice, Cava Brut sparkling rose and served in a wine glass with Himalayan sea salt rim, garnished with a lemon twist. The light and refreshing cocktail is a perfect version of a margarita – no matter what season it is!
Avocados are not just for guac anymore! Meso Maya has created a special twist on this Mexican fruit with their fan-favorite Avocado Margarita. Chef Nico's margarita includes muddled avocado, freshly squeezed pineapple and lime juices, triple sec and Espolòn Tequila Blanco.
You can't visit Taqueria La Ventana without trying the La Ventana Margarita. A margarita so good… it's the only one on the menu. Sit back on the patio, grab a margarita and enjoy the Downtown skyline while you're transported to the streets of Mexico.
Enjoy Revolver Taco's award-winning tacos while you sip on their special Revolver Margarita. This classic margarita is made with fresh lime juice, simple syrup, orange liqueur and tequila blanco. ¡Salud!
Gloria's Ginger Margarita is a refreshing cocktail made with Casamigos Silver Tequila, fresh ginger, lime juice and agave nectar. It mixes perfectly with the historic Bishop Arts neighborhood and it's quaint offerings - including the converted firehouse in which Gloria's is housed.
Welcome to Beto & Son's Nitro Alchemy Bar where you'll find the wildest table-side drinks in Dallas. Impress your friends and order the Liquid Nitrogen Margarita, which contains hand-selected Beto & Son Avion Resposado tequila, fresh lime juice, agave, orange liqueur and fruit encapsulated pearls.
Since 1976, Desperados has been serving their classic La Margarita cocktail. This five-time winner of Dallas' best margarita features freshly-squeezed lime juice, Sauza Conmemorativo, Cointreau and a little something special.
Kick back, relax and enjoy one of the best margaritas in the heart of Dallas at The Rustic. The frozen Rimy Rita is a fan favorite thanks to the perfect blend of Dulce Vida Lime tequila, raspberry liqueur, Cointreau and a sangria popsicle for an extra pop of flavor!
Celebrate 100 years of authentic food and fun at El Fenix with the "Original" El Fenix Margarita. Frozen or on the rocks, this Margarita has been voted "D's Best" by the readers of D Magazine for five years running.