Top Margarita Spots in Austin


Top Margarita Spots in Austin


With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, Austin’s margarita scene comes alive with a plethora of renowned establishments. From hidden gems to iconic favorites, join us as we explore the city’s top spots known for serving up exceptional margaritas.



Matt’s El Rancho: Matt’s El Rancho is a famous Tex-Mex restaurant located on South Lamar. The restaurant was founded in 1952 and is an iconic destination for both locals and tourists. The restaurant is particularly famous for their margaritas and Matt’s Knockout Martini. Given its popularity, reservations are not accepted. To savor the full experience, arrive early and grab a margarita at the bar while waiting for your table!


De Nada Cantina: Located on East Cesar Chavez St, De Nada Cantina was voted best margarita in Austin in 2023 by The Austin Chronicle.  They are known for their classic frozen margarita which comes in their signature pink cup. Their margaritas are on the stronger side, in which guests are limited to two margaritas per person. The restaurant is open from 11am until midnight and reservations can be made online.


Bacalar: Bacalar is a Yucatán inspired restaurant that is located in Austin’s Rainey Street Historic district. The restaurant was opened in 2023 and created by chef Gabe Erales and the team at Urbanspace Hospitality. The restaurant has a variety of delicious margaritas, including their famous Narangrita which is a classic margarita with an orange liqueur twist. Bacalar offers happy hour everyday from 5:00 – 6:30 pm in which guests can purchase discounted cocktails and appetizers.


El Alma: Located on Barton Springs and second location on Westgate Blvd, El Alma is a popular Mexican restaurant known for their charming rooftop patio. Order from a variety of unique margaritas, including their Flaquita, which is  a watermelon- serrano infused margarita! El Alma has happy hour everyday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm and reservations can be booked online.



Fonda San Miguel: Fonda San Miguel was founded over 40 years ago and is located in Rosedale Austin. The restaurant offers a large drink menu including a variety of cocktails and margaritas. We recommend the Numero Uno Margarita made with Tequila Reposado! Fonda San Miguel is open only for dinner, starting at 5:00 pm.



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