Food & Drink

The Best Spicy 'Ritas Along the Margarita Mile

This list is certain to heat up your taste buds.

Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Jan 15, 2019

We all know Dallas is brimming with unique margaritas, but nothing quite says Texas like a hint of jalapeño or serrano - even habanero if you dare. 

Meso Maya: Serrano Berry Margarita
A mixture of sweet and spicy, this local favorite features muddled strawberry, serrano pepper, tequila blanco and fresh squeezed lime juice. This is a good choice if you are not fully committed to all the heat and prefer just a little kick.

Pro Tip: Grab a seat in their courtyard patio and pair this with Chef Nico Sanchez's famous Cochinita Pibil, a Yucatan-style braised pork dish with tangy orange and achiote sauce served alongside their made-from-scratch white corn tortillas. will almost hear the waves crashing on the Yucatan Peninsula (or at least one can dream).

José: La Malinche

José offers a drink menu as hot as their La Malinche margarita. Featuring Tequila Blanco, muddled serrano peppers, cucumber juice, white pepper syrup and a squeeze of fresh lime, this cocktail offers a refreshing take on the spicy margarita.

Mariano's Hacienda: Fire & Ice

As home of the Frozen Margarita Machine, Mariano's knows how to whip up a classic 'rita like no one, but if you're wanting to stray from the traditional, try the Fire & Ice Margarita. Fresh lime and jalapeño make for the perfect twist to spice up the night.

Fire & Ice Margarita
Fire & Ice Margarita