To be truly ready for this upcoming Cinco de Mayo or National Margarita Day on February 22nd you have to know where to find good margaritas. If you’re new to the city and need a thorough guide on where to find this delicious delicacy, check out our list of the best margaritas in Fort Lauderdale!

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

People don’t go to Rocco’s just for their amazing tacos. This Mexican restaurant is also known for serving delicious margaritas and over 425 varieties of tequila. It’s no wonder Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar has been voted Best Drinks in Town numerous times! Care for a margarita with fewer calories? Don’t worry, you can still rely on their Skinny Señorita to quench your thirst.

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LuLu's Bait Shack

Lulu’s has been a Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard staple for some time, and with good reason. People visit Lulu’s Bait Shack to have a great time and enjoy excellent wings and specialty drinks. Order a fishbowl of their Margarita Madness, and you’ll know what I mean! Prepared with Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Lime Juice, and a touch of OJ, it’s the perfect way to start your night in Fort Lauderdale. Other notorious fishbowls include the Purple Jester, Hurricane Category 5, and Captain’s Treasure.

La Bamba Mexican & Spanish Restaurants

With six locations around South Florida, La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant provides a diverse menu and casual atmosphere ideal for an evening out with friends and family. They also have an impressive array of margaritas such as El Patron, Blood Orange, and different fruit margaritas that will channel your inner mariachi.

Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar - Ft. Lauderdale

Another top-notch restaurant with some of the best margaritas in Fort Lauderdale, TacoCraft has a reputation for providing great handcrafted tacos as well as incredible drinks to accompany them. They have a unique approach to street food classics and use fresh ingredients for all the dishes on the menu. Their interior décor designed by Wynwood artist Ruben Ubiera is also one-of-a-kind and gives off a urban feel to this vibrant bar in Fort Lauderdale.

Canyon Southwest Cafe

One of the go-to restaurants in Fort Lauderdale for locals and tourists, Canyon specializes in serving a unique blend of American cuisine with hints of Asian, South American, and Central American flavors. The restaurant opens at 5:30 p.m. every evening and is home to Canyon’s famous Prickly Pear Margarita. The delicious drink comes packed with secret ingredients and was most recently voted Best Margarita by New Times Broward Palm Beach! You might find a waiting line once you get there since they don’t take reservations, but once you and your friends are seated, you’ll learn what all the fuss is about!

Have you been to one of the restaurants on our list? Let us know in the comments below! Also, you can find more Mexican restaurants in Fort Lauderdale like these by registering on 954area, your free guide to all things Fort Lauderdale.

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