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The bright and airy tequila lounge dedicates a full portion of the cocktail menu to margaritas organised by type of tequila: unaged blanco, lightly oaked reposado, oak-aged añejo and special edition reserva. All have a base of fresh-squeezed Mexican lime juice and agave nectar. tressf.com
One of New York City's best mixologists, Philip Ward opened this East Village tequila and mezcal bar in 2009 with stellar cocktails and Mexican food like tamales with charred poblanos. One of the off-menu drink specialties is a superb classic margarita with blanco tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. mayahuelny.com
Tim Love's Western-style bistro is known for its spicy take on a margarita: Case Noble tequila muddled with jalapeño and cucumber, plus Cointreau and fresh lime juice. The refreshing cucumber perfectly contrasts the pepper's heat in every sip.lonesomedovebistro.com
Guests at John Rivera Sedlar's modern Latin restaurant can order the Rivera margarita mixed with house-made curaÃ§ao and their choice of 20 blanco tequilas. The bar also makes a Tommy's margarita--inspired by Tommy's Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco--which eliminates the curacao for a tarter cocktail.
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