Food & Drink

The Best Spicy 'Ritas Along the Margarita Mile

This list is certain to heat up your taste buds.

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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