Margaritas are truly the unofficial drink of Austin, the perfect tequila cocktail that is ideal for outdoor drinking, tacos, and queso. Learn all about the history of the cocktail (tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, shaken together and topped off with a slice of lime) over on Eater National.
Eater gathered the very best margaritas Austin restaurants and bars has to offer, on the rocks, frozen, simple, fruity, swirls, salted or unsalted rims, and even avocado varieties, all available for takeout and on-site services.
Currently, booze to-go is temporarily legal in the state of Texas during the pandemic, just as long as it accompanies the purchase of a food item (chips and salsa count).
As with all businesses right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure each bar/restaurant is still open or if there are updates on current offerings and service models, as things are changing constantly. Be sure to wear a mask, tip well, and, if you’re ordering delivery, try to order directly from the bar/restaurant themselves.
A number of Austin restaurants have resumed dine-in service. That level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as an endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the City of Austin website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More