If there is one menu item most people can go for year-round, it’s margaritas. And whether you prefer yours frozen or on the rocks, Kansas City has plenty of places to find your favorite kind. Here is a list of the ten best places to grab a margarita in KC.
Mi Ranchito has been serving incredible margaritas for over 40 years. Their margaritas are made with a blend of fresh lemon and lime juice and agave nectar for sweetening, giving them an all-natural, guilt-free taste. Give one of their Patron, Skinny, or Blue Agave margaritas a try today.
Jose Pepper’s has 13 locations in Kansas and Missouri so chances are, you can find a restaurant that is relatively close to you. They serve signature, frozen fruit, and skinny margaritas, and their Anniversary Margarita is made with Grand Marnier.
Mi Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
Located in Liberty, Mi Hacienda serves huge bowls of cheese dip as well as chips and fresh salsa. And you will definitely want to try both their classic and frozen margaritas.
Tequila Harry’s provides great service and a variety of menu options that the entire family will enjoy. They even have a kids’ menu for more picky eaters. And the adults will enjoy their tasty margaritas.
Taco Republic is located in Kansas City, Kansas and they offer a number of unique margaritas, like their Spice Mango, Strawberry, El Dorado, and Casa Margaritas.
The Prickly Cucumber Margarita may be worth trying simply for the name alone. It uses Cabrito Blanco tequila, triple sec, agave, cucumber, and jalapeno.
Salty Iguana has five locations in Kansas City and Lawrence and they have a reputation for serving huge portions — and their margaritas are no exception. If you’re feeling adventurous over the weekend, be sure to try out their fishbowl margarita. Or you can swing by during Happy Hour and enjoy a half-priced margarita.
Ponak’s Mexican Kitchen
You can’t have dinner at Ponak’s without trying one of their margaritas. Located on Southwest Boulevard, Ponak’s serves margaritas from a tap and they are dangerously delicious. Their margarita recipe is so popular that the restaurant boasts serving 280,000 gallons of margaritas since 1975.
Margarita’s has five locations in Liberty, Lenexa, and Kansas City. I dare you to find a restaurant with more options for flavored margaritas. You have your choice of strawberry, raspberry, pomegranate, lime, banana, peach, prickly bear, or passion fruit. And if you’re headed to a Royals or Chiefs game, you can order a blue or red margarita.
Port Fonda has locations in Westport and Lawrence and serves a variety of different margaritas. If you feel like splurging, you can spend $26 for their specialty margaritas made with Don Julio 1942 tequila. However, their $10 Porta Fonda margaritas are pretty delicious as well and each one is infused with peppers and pineapple.