Did you know that the margarita originated near the coastal towns of Ensenada and Tijuana in the 1930’s? A few decades later in 1953, the first margarita recipe was published in Esquire Magazine. Subsequently, readers worldwide were able to recreate the tantalizing cocktails at home as well. Today, a margarita is one of the most popular drinks all across the world. Are you planning a visit to Cabo San Lucas on the Baja Peninsula? If so, check out our list below of the 6 best margaritas in Cabo. Try as many as you can and tell us which was your favorite and why.
6 Best Cabo Margaritas (2020 Update):
#1 Monkey’s Cave Bar
Our first choice for one of the best Cabo margaritas is at the Monkey’s Cave Bar. With two locations, you can enjoy their delicious margaritas in the Cabo Marina or in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Made with fresh local ingredients and top shelf liquor, they add a fresh slice of lime or an orange wedge to garnish their tasty margaritas. Also, cocktails atthe Monkey’s Cave Bar are served in locally made Glass Factory glassware that is beautiful and unique. You can even purchase one of their handmade margarita glasses to take back home with you as a gift or souvenir.
#2 Garza Blanca Beach Deck’s Raw Bar
For luxury travelers that like an upscale vacation experience, head to the Garza Blanca Beach Deck’s Raw Bar to sip your margarita surrounded by beachy elegance. The Garza Blanca Beach Deck’s Raw Bar at the Garza Blanca Resort is where you can enjoy the best margarita in an upscale setting that will appeal to elite travelers. The Garza Blanca Beach Deck’s Raw Bar is a sophisticated beach bar where you can nibble on fresh seafood dishes as you sip your margarita. If you want to enjoy a gourmet meal, there are great restaurants located on this exclusive property so you can stay for dinner if you want to.
#3 Uno Mas – Cabo San Lucas
Our 3rd choice for the best Cabo margaritas is at Uno Mas bar. This is a casual bar means “One More” in English, and you will no doubt be requesting “Uno Mas, por favor!” after you taste their incredible margaritas. Uno Mas bar has happy hour specials where you and your friends can enjoy delicious margaritas for just $3.50. Want to try something new? Uno Mas offers a unique and fresh take on the classic margarita in their pineapple margarita which is made withfresh pineapple chunks, Controy, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila, a splash of lime and orange juice. This refreshing and unique cocktail is sure to please!
#4 La Catrina – Cabo San Lucas
La Catrina Restaurant and Bar is the number 4 spot try find the best Cabo margaritas. La Catrina is located right on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, so you can sip your refreshing margarita as you wiggle your toes in the warm sands onPlaya El Medano Beach. The La Catrina Restaurant and Bar has a full menu with Mexican, Spanish, and Vegetarian options so you can enjoy a great meal along with your cocktail. Open daily from 7am-11pm, La Catrina serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Ultimate Margarita is a popular choice and only costs $4.99 while the breathtaking ocean views will not disappoint.
#5 The Office – Cabo San Lucas
Wouldn’t you love to say you are heading to the office, when in fact you are heading to a bar to enjoy a great margarita with friends? If so, you can because “The Office” is a fun restaurant and bar located right on the Playa El Medano Beach. The Office is very popular with locals and visitors alike, so plan ahead and make a reservation if you want to visit during high season. The Office has several different cocktails including the house favorite Cadillac Margarita that is made with only the best ingredients. If you are hungry, you will be pleased to know that they also have a menu with delicious seafood and Mexican dishes that will go great with your margarita.
#6 Tequila Sunrise – Near Los Cabos
Our number 6 best Cabo margarita is found at Tequila Sunrise located near Los Cabos in the quaint small town of Todos Santos. Tequila Sunrise is conveniently located across the street from the iconic Hotel California, which is a very popular tourist destination. They also have a full menu if you want to eat a meal as well. The Margarita Diamond is one of the most requested cocktails at Tequila Sunrise because of the unique blends of flavors that they use. Some visitors have even said it was the best margarita they have ever tasted. Why not try it for yourself?
Are you heading to Cabo San Lucas soon for a getaway to Mexico? If so, check out our top 6 best Cabo margaritas. Salud!