TOP 5 Dining: Margaritas

Amanda Harper

 

El Rancho Tapatio
144 Burt Rd. | (859) 373-909 | elranchotapatio.com
This family-owned and operated authentic Mexican restaurant has some fun drinks on their menu. Their beloved House Margarita comes in mango, peach, strawberry, Blue Hawaiian, red raspberry and watermelon. Looking for something extra special? Get the Margarita Tamarindo… perfect for enjoying on the patio!

West Main Crafting Co.
135 W. Main St. | (859) 618-6318 | westmain.com
This bar specializes in authentic historically-inspired drinks with seasonal variations. So it’s no surprise that their Fire Pit Margarita is unusual and cool: it features mezcal, blanco tequila, spicy chipotle-pineapple syrup, lime, curaçao and orange bitters, garnished with a smoking thyme sprig.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill
105 Summit at Fritz Farm Ste. 130 | (859) 554-4452 | bluesushisakegrill.com
What could be more perfect for a summer lunch than an ice-cold margarita served with sushi? The Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita features Casa Noble Crystal tequila, Cointreau, lime, jalapeño and cucumber, offering a little heat alongside a refreshing sip. Add an Ilegal Mezcal float for a little somethin’ extra.

Campestre Mexican Bar & Grill
910 Beaumont Centre Pkwy. | (859) 368-7779 | campestre.com
Love a fancy twist on a traditional margarita? Get to Campestre! The Green Lagoon is made with Avión Silver tequila, Grand Marnier and Midori Melon liqueur for a tropical take on the classic. Love to customize? Pick A Style! You can choose your size, flavor, tequila and style.

Drake’s
Hamburg, Lansdowne and Brannon Crossing | drakescomeplay.com
The Strawberry Mango Margarita is a fun take on an old standby, featuring El Jimador Blanco Tequila, sweetened lime juice, triple sec, strawberry and mango purees with citrus sour. It’s an easy sip for hanging with friends and sharing some appetizers!