Rumor has it that the first margarita was created in Mexico in the 1930s near the towns of Tijuana and Ensenada in Baja California. A few years later in 1953, the first margarita recipe appeared in Esquire magazine and the craze continued until today where the margarita is beloved across the world. Are you traveling to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico soon, and want to know where you can taste the best margaritas? Here are our top 5 Cabo Margaritas that will add some pep to your step and have your taste buds begging for more.
Monkey’s Cave Bar
You can find great Cabo Margaritas at Monkey’s Cave Bar in Cabo San Lucas. There are 2 locations to choose from including a restaurant in the Cabo marina, and smaller bar downtown. Their use top-shelf liquor and fresh, natural ingredients in their margaritas. Garnished with fresh slices of orange or lime, the Monkey’s Cave Bar margaritas earn rave reviews from travelers for their delicious taste and flavor. Pay special attention to the locally made glasses that their margaritas are served in. These lovely glasses are created at the nearby Glass Factory and are available for sale to take home like a beautifully functional souvenir or a thoughtful gift for friends.
A cozy and casual bar situated in the Cabo Marina, Uno Mas has a well priced classic margarita that only costs $3.50 and tastes like a dream. Their pineapple margarita is a sweet spin on the traditional margarita and is made with Controy, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila, lime, a splash of orange juice and fresh, sweet pineapple chunks. Uno Mas has a great Cabo margarita that visitors and residents can all enjoy after a fun-filled day at the beach or at sea.
La Catrina Restaurant and Bar is found on the Playa El Medano Beach and offers a mix of Spanish, Mexican and Vegetarian cuisine. You can dine and drink at any hour since they are open all day long from 7 am to 11 pm serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Go enjoy a delicious margarita as early as you want to get your vacation day started with a bang. Known for great service and their tasty margaritas, the ocean views are hard to beat. Don’t miss their Ultimate Margarita which only costs $4.99 and is a fan favorite.
Who doesn’t love enjoying a tropical cocktail and snacking on delicious food as you dip your toes in the warm sand? The Office is another popular restaurant with tables situated right on the sand on Playa El Medano beach in Los Cabos. Heads up reservations are recommended as it can get very crowded during peak times. The Office has a drink menu with tasty margaritas including top seller Cadillac Margarita which has high-quality ingredients that travelers have raved over. In addition, The Office’s serves flavorful Mexican cuisine that perfectly pairs with a fresh squeeze margarita and those endless beach views.
While not right in Cabo, the neighboring small town of Todos Santos has a great margarita at Tequila Sunrise. Tequila Sunrise is centrally located right across the street from the famous Hotel California that is a tourist hot spot. Visitors to the area love the food and drinks on the menu including their Margarita Damiana which perfectly blends their fresh ingredients just right. Some people have even said it was the best margarita they’ve ever had.
Is a Cabo San Lucas getaway in your future? Make sure to try as many of these top 5 Cabo Margaritas as you can. Which did you like best?