Best Margaritas In Hartford

January 11, 2011 3:19 PM

Whether you like them frozen or on the rocks, the best margaritas can be had in Hartford. A number of local Mexican food restaurants are serving up some of the best margaritas in Hartford. Why not try them all? — Stephanie Geary

Taqueria Tavern

140 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119-1753
(860) 899-1981

Taqueria Tavern is the gold standard when it comes to the best margaritas in Hartford. Literally. Taqueria Tavern makes its own signature Taqueria Gold Tequila. Have your margarita on the rocks or frozen. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the frozen margarita mixed with Bud Light Lime, which is served in a frosty mug.


99 Sisson Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 232-8277

Wood-n-Tap isn’t just for beer connoisseurs – turns out, they also have tasty margaritas. While Wood-n-Tap doesn’t have an extensive menu, it offers four different flavors of the classic margarita. And that’s all they need. Choose mango, coconut, strawberry or passion fruit. The classic margarita is made with silver tequila and triple sec.


46 South Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 233-2500

A relatively new Mexican restaurant in West Hartford, Besito has quickly become known for having some of the best margaritas in West Hartford. This accolade is due in part to its tremendous selection of top-shelf tequila. Choose from a number of different margarita concoctions including the apple margarita, the mango margarita and the Besito Patron margarita made with Patron Reposado tequila, Cointreau, pomegranate-tangerine juice and freshly squeezed lime. You can also get “shooters” and “sippers” of top-shelf tequila.

Agave Grill

100 Allyn St.
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 882-1557

At Agave Grill you can choose from one of many different types of margaritas, or you can make your own by adding either Cointreau or Grand Marnier. It’s the house-made sour mix and freshly squeezed juices that make these margaritas some of the best margaritas in Hartford. Looking for a twist on the traditional margarita? Why not try the Pear Mango Vodkarita, which is made with Absolut pear vodka, mango puree, triple sec and a splash of orange juice with a sugared rim.

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