Sweet and sometimes spicy, margaritas are one popular mixed drink you can find at nearly any restaurant in South Texas. The refreshing cocktail is the perfect companion to warmer temps. With variations all around town, here are 10 margaritas to try in Corpus Christi.
House of Rock’s Sexy Mexy
Made with housemade jalapeño pineapple tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice and simple syrup, House of Rock’s Sexy Mexy is a Corpus Christi spicy must-have cocktail. Enjoy the drink over pizza, the perfect way to kick off a night of live music. 511 Starr St.
Yola Mexican Cocina’s Margarita
Yola’s margarita is a classic take on the age-old drink, but with your choice of style. If you’re looking for something sweet, add strawberry to the mix, or if you’re looking for something smokey ask for Madre Mezcal. 3818 S Alameda St.
BKK’s Heatwave Margarita
This spicy margarita at BKK is made with Thai Chili Tequila, Yuzu and Combier Orange, pairing perfectly with any Thai dish on the menu. This cocktail, both sweet and spicy, is sure to top your list of favorite margs in town 3850 S. Alameda St., Suite 27
Acapulco’s Frozen Margarita
If you’re looking for a frozen margarita paired with authentic Mexican food, Acapulco is the perfect spot. Order a frozen margarita and some fresh fajitas, and you’re set for dinner! 1133 Airline Rd.
Executive Surf Club’s Mango Chamoy Margarita
This choice from Executive Surf Club is inspired by another South Texas favorite, Mangonadas. Frozen and flavorful, the margarita mixes tequila and mango, with a bit of spice added to the rim to make one tasty iced treat. 306 N. Chaparral St.
Kiko’s Ultimate Top Shelf Margarita
Made with your choice of Reposado, Plata or Anejo El Grado and Cointreau, Kiko’s Ultimate Top Shelf Margarita comes either frozen or on the rocks in a 15 oz. glass. If you’re looking for a margarita with a killer happy hour, you can order their house marg for just $2.25 every Friday and Saturday from 5 to 7 pm. 5514 Everhart Rd.
The Gold Fish’s South Texas Heatwave
The Gold Fish’s South Texas Heatwave is sure to spice up your night out. Made with tequila, orange liqueur, citrus raspberry gum syrup and jalapeños, this spicy cocktail packs a refreshing punch. 724 N. Mesquite St.
Señor Jaime’s Patron Margarita
If you’re looking for a classic margarita on the rocks, Señor Jaime’s has your back. With the bold and refreshing flavors of lime juice, this margarita uses Patron tequila to elevate the experience. This drink is perfect for combatting the heat as we move into summer. 4615 Everhart Rd.
Doc’s Dos a Rita
For any beer lovers out there, Doc’s Seafood & Steaks has a drink that combines the refreshing flavor of a margarita with a fan favorite beer, Dos Equis. The Dos a Rita comes both frozen and on the rocks, with an upside-down Dos Equis to bring the drink home. 13309 S. Padre Island Dr.