7 Of The Best Places To Order A Margarita

By Grace Noles
Classic margarita with lime and ring-salt

A lick of salt around the rim, a splash of premium tequila, a dash of triple sec, and a squeeze of fresh lime is all you need! Margaritas are refreshing, boozy, and always have their recipient leaving in a great mood. So the next time you want to kick back and let off a little steam, head along to one of Dish Cult’s favourite spots for a tasty classic margarita. 


Various Locations
Frida's Margaritas from Mexico

The famous Frida’s Margaritas, found in Mexico restaurants nationwide – Frida’s jugs are loved by many. The team at Mexico have crafted up 10 of their favourite margaritas to serve up shaken or frozen, made from 100% Blue Agave Tequila. Paired with Mexico’s famous fried chicken, you’ve struck a winning combo.

Miss Clawdy

6/12 Jellicoe Street, Wynyard Quarter

A wildcard being thrown into the mix, Miss Clawdy is a Southern American restaurant offering something a little different than the usual. Opt for their Chilli Margarita – House infused chilli tequila, Southern Comfort, triple sec, fruit puree, lime juice, and a bit of sugar syrup to sweeten things up. Reckon you can handle the heat?

Besos Latinos

39 Elliott Street, Auckland CBD
Margarita from Besos Latinos

Handily located in the CBD’s Elliott Stables, Besos Latinos is one of Auckland’s most iconic spots for a marg'. Let owners Cecilia and Luis take great care of you with their authentic cocktails and delightful Latin American hospitality.

Book a table at Besos Latinos here!  

Dos Amigos Cantina

93 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay

The Mission Bay Mexican joint we all know and love, Dos Amigos serve up a generous margarita. With eight flavours ranging from the classic recipe to agave nectar (as well as a virgin option,) you can tick each combo off one by one.

The Mexican Cafe

67 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD
Blended Fruit Margaritas from Mexican Cafe

No margarita list would be complete without a mention of the historical Mexican Cafe on Victoria Street West. Capturing margarita-lovers with their attractive Happy Hour margaritas and 12 different flavours to choose from, it’s safe to say the Mexican Cafe will always leave you satisfied. (P.S They highly suggest you request your marg shaken, not blended for a true Mexican experience!)

The Flying Burrito Brothers

65 Davis Crescent, Newmarket

Home of the margarita pitchers, The Flying Burrito Brothers have been running Newmarket’s Mexican scene since way back. Taking their tequila very seriously, head along to the central spot to try one of their Tequila tasting flights to find your fave, before diving mouth-first into a pitcher of the stuff.

Jose's Cantina

12 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead
Charcoal Infused Margarita from Jose's Cantina

Birkenhead residents, Jose’s Cantina, know a thing or two about making a mouthwatering margarita. Labelling them as “addictive”, it’s hard to say no to another round of their tasty tipple.

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