Did you know that the first margarita was created in the 1930’s in Baja California, Mexico near the towns of Tijuana and Ensenada? A few years later in 1953, the first margarita recipe was published in Esquire magazine and readers all around the world began creating this exquisite and potent cocktail in the comfort of their own homes. It goes without saying that today the margarita is one of the world’s most requested cocktails. Do you love visiting the beautiful coastal town of Cabo San Lucas on the tip of the Baja Peninsula? If so, you may want to learn where the best margaritas in town are found. Keep reading below for the 2020 hot list of the best margaritas in Cabo.
#1 Monkey’s Cave Bar
Spot number one goes to Monkey’s Cave Bar for the best margaritas in Cabo San Lucas. They have 2 great locations to choose from. Their principal location is in the Cabo marina, and they also have a small bar in downtown. Their homemade margaritas are fresh and delicious and made with local ingredients and top shelf liquor. Succulent slices of freshly cut lime or orange wedges garnish these beauties, and the serving size won’t disappoint either. Take note of their margaritas which are served in locally made glasses created at the nearby Glass Factory. These lovely glasses are available for sale and make for a wonderful souvenir or gift to take back home with you.
#2 Garza Blanca Beach Deck’s Raw Bar
Do you consider yourself a luxury traveller and prefer a more upscale option to enjoy a margarita in Cabo? If so, the newly opened Garza Blanca Resort is an elegant beachfront property that exudes luxury and high class. In addition to fresh and unique seafood cuisine, Garza Blanca’s Beach Deck’s Raw Bar is a sophisticated beachside local where you can enjoy a margarita as you lounge in the sun. If you work up an appetite, Garza Blanca has several on site restaurants if you want to enjoy a gourmet meal along with your cocktail. Garza Blanca also offers premium vacation club memberships so check to see if you qualify for this elite opportunity.
#3 Uno Mas
Number 3 goes to a cozy and casual bar called Uno Mas. You will find yourself asking for “Uno mas!” or “One More!” when you try their margaritas. Uno Mas is a great place to enjoy happy hour with friends since their well priced classic margaritas taste great and only cost $3.50 each. Want to try a unique margarita? Uno Mas makes a fun adaptation of the classic margarita by creating a pineapple margarita that is made with Controy, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila, lime, a splash of orange juice and fresh, sweet pineapple chunks. Everyone is sure to enjoy this special cocktail in Cabo.
#4 La Catrina
La Catrina Restaurant and Bar is in the number 4 spot for best margaritas in Cabo. Who wouldn’t want to sip a refreshing cocktail as they dig their toes in the warm sands on Playa El Medano Beach? La Catrina Restaurant and Bar serves a fusion of Spanish, Mexican and Vegetarian cuisine in case you want to complement your margarita with a nice meal. They are open all day from 7am to 11pm and serve breakfast, lunch or dinner. La Catrina is known for great service and amazing views that visitors and residents alike rave about. Their Ultimate Margarita is only $4.99 making it a delicious margarita in Cabo that fits your budget, too.
#5 The Office
Are you a Cabo resident and in the mood for a margarita, but you are supposed to be at work? Problem solved as there is a bar called The Office that is located on Playa El Medano beach in Los Cabos. A popular hot spot for tourists, reservations are recommended. The Office offers a variety of tasty margaritas such as a refreshing Cadillac Margarita that is prepared with only the highest quality ingredients. Want a bite to eat as you sip your cocktail? The Office’s also serves Mexican and seafood cuisine that perfectly compliments your tasty margarita.
#6 Tequila Sunrise
Last but not least, head a bit out of town to Todos Santos which is a small town near Los Cabos. Tequila Sunrise has great margaritas and is centrally located directly across the street from the popular tourist destination, Hotel California. Tequila Sunrise also has a decent food menu although the prices are a bit high when compared with less popular spots. Their Margarita Diamont is a top seller due to its tantalizing blend of flavors that some have claimed was the best margarita they’ve ever tasted. Go try it for yourself to see what you think.
Do you have a getaway to Cabo San Lucas on your 2020 calendar? If so, see how many of our top picks you can try and let us know which margarita was your favorite!