13 spots in Charlotte to get a margarita

13 spots in Charlotte to get a margarita

Spindle Bar Margarita. Photo courtesy Spindle Bar

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In honor of National Margarita Day, we’ve rounded up 13 places where you can get a margarita to celebrate.

Note: This isn’t an exhaustive list, and it’s not in any order. If you’re looking to venture out, other spots with great margaritas include White Duck Taco, Cantina 1511, Monterrey Mexican Restaurant and Azteca.


Options: Take your pick from any of the seven margaritas on the menu. Go with “Magic Mike” if you want a “skinny” marg, or go big with the “Pineapple Express” which has pineapple jalapeño-infused tequila.

Price: $8.25-$13

RuRu's to go marg

Photo: Bri Crane/Axios

Cabo Fish Taco

Options: The 12 margaritas on the menu fall into three categories: classic lime, sweet & fruity and top-shelf. For a classic marg, and one that’s easy on the wallet, go with “el cheapo.” If you want to try something new, go with the “azularita”it’s blue and made with Sauza Extra Gold Tequila, Blue Curacao, Pineapple juice and house mix.

Price: $6-$15

cabo fish taco marg

Photo: Bri Crane/Axios


Options: Choose between the “amigos marg” (house tequila, Triple Sec and lime) and the “Sabor marg” (1800 Silver, Gran Marnier and lime).

Price: $6.95-$9.95


Options: They’ve got five margaritas on the menu to choose from including their version of a classic, plus fancier options like the “cucumber margarita” with tequila, elderflower, cucumber, fresh citrus and agave.

Price: $9+

bakersfield margarita

Taco Mama

Options: There are 13 margs plus two seasonal options and each can be ordered as a 16oz or a pitcher.

Price: $9-$10 (16oz) or $22-$25 (pitcher)

margaritas and burrito at taco mama charlotte

Three Amigos

Options: The house margarita which goes on special every Friday. You can also purchase a half-gallon of marg mix to make at home for $15.

Price: $6.45 for a small, $11.45 for a double

Three Amigos margs. Photo courtesy of Peter Taylor.

Paco’s Tacos and Tequila

Options: Take your pick between their four staple margs, or try a seasonal one like the “late harvest apple marg” with Hornitos reposado infused with apples and cinnamon, orange liqueur, apple cider, lemon and agave.

Price: $8-$13

Fun fact: Paco’s has anywhere between 140-150 tequilas available behind the bar, making it one of the city’s largest selections of tequilas.


Options: Puttery offers their house margarita called the “standoff.” It’s made with Patron Silver tequila, Patron Citronge, Ancho chili, pineapple and lime juice.

Price: $13


Puttery’s house margarita. Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Options: There are six margaritas on the menu and one that caught our eye is the “champagne lemonade marg” made with Blanco tequila, pink lemonade, lime juice and champagne.

Price: $8-$10

bargarita noda new restaurant bar

Tipsy Taco

Options: The drink menu includes a variety of regular and frozen margaritas. There are seven margs total plus a margarita flight.

Price: $10+

Tipsy Taco margaritas

Photo courtesy of Tipsy Taco.


Options: Of their seven margarita options we recommend “the o.g.” if you’re looking for a classic marg and “the matador” if you’re looking to venture out.

Price: $10-$15


Spindle Bar

Options: Spindle Bar has a house margarita that’s made with Blanco tequila, Lime, Agave and Sea Salt.

Price: $12, half-off margs on February 22.

Spindle Bar Margarita

Photo courtesy of Spindle Bar.

Velvet Taco

Options: It’s called “The Kick-A** Margarita” and it’s made with Lunazul premium Blanco tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice and agave nectar. It can be served on the rocks or frozen.

Price: $7-$10

Velvet Taco Park Road

Velvet Taco Park Road. Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios

 Still thirsty? Check out all of our food and drink guides here.

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