Whether you prefer it fruity or extra strong, salted or plain, there's no denying us Sydneysiders love a good margarita. So, because it's Wednesday and we're in the mood to get loose, here's our guide to the best margaritas in Sydney. Cheers to curbing those hump day blues!
Freda's Bar & Canteen | Chippendale
Chippendale's laneway gem, Freda's, serves up some of the best margaritas in Sydney. A hot spot for cocktail connoisseurs, the margaritas are sure to make your night one to remember (or possibly not!). Order the grapefruit Mezcal margarita for that extra kick or, if you have a preference in mind, the friendly barkeep will work their margarita magic and whip you up the flavor of your dreams.
El Loco | Surry Hills
In the mood for a fiesta? El Loco in Surry Hills has become a favourite for Mexican food in Sydney, but it's the margaritas that have really stolen our attention! For those of you who like it hot, opt for the jalapeno margarita—a mix of Espolón Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, roasted jalapeno syrup, freshly pressed limejuice, and a wash of Mezcal. Now that's what we're talking about!
Mr Moustache | Bondi
Putting a fresh spin on the old-time classic, Mr Moustache serves up all things Mexican, including a stellar margarita. Set back from Bondi Beach, Mr Moustache prides itself on serving some of the best cocktails in Sydney, and with its modern take on Mexican street food, this should undoubtedly be top of the list for your next night out.
Mejico | CBD
Mejico is certainly shaking up some of Sydney's best cocktails, and their margaritas are no exception. You can pick something fruity, such as passionfruit or watermelon or, for the fearless folk, the jalapeno or habanero are sure to knock your socks off!
Barrio Chino | Kings Cross
A hot contender for Sydney's best margaritas, Barrio Chino certainly know how to make the most out of a bottle of tequila! This traditional taquería and tequileria is the ideal spot to partake in some Mexican madness, with more than ten different margaritas on offer. Our top pick is the cinnamon and pear sour—a mix of Calle 23 Agave Blanco, cinnamon, fresh pear, Cointreau, lemon, and egg white.
Mexicano | Narabeen
Undeniably one of Sydney's best Mexican restaurants, Northside, Mexicano's menu is brimming with delicious street snacks and plenty of choice for those in need of a tequila treatment. Order your margarita frozen or shaken or, if you're in the mood, the jalapeno margarita on the rocks is guaranteed to keep you refreshed and hydrated.
El Topo | Bondi Junction
Rounding off our list of Sydney's best margaritas is none other than El Topo. Yes, it's inside Bondi Junction shopping centre, but don't let that put you off! Climb the stairs and you'll find yourself in a Mexican playground peppered with little hints of the motherland. You can enjoy your chosen salt-rimmed glass of goodness on the rooftop or in the fabulously colorful dining hall. Drink up, El Topo has some of the best cocktails in Sydney!
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