When you think Cinco de Mayo, you think margaritas. If you're celebrating the holiday in Atlanta this year, there's certainly no shortage of fun spots to grab one of these festive cocktails. We've compiled this list of the five best margaritas in Atlanta so you can raise a glass to Cinco de Mayo!

Tin Lizzy's Cantina

Located in Buckhead, Tin Lizzy's is a taqueria serving up refreshing margaritas and FlexMex cuisine. They have six different signature margaritas, and we recommend the "Fall Off the Horse" made with Dulce Vida 100 proof tequila, Agavero orange liqueur, and sour mix. If you'd rather have your own fiesta at home than hit the bar this Cinco de Mayo, Tin Lizzy's also offers catering services!

Agave Restaurant

Agave Restaurant specializes in creative Southern cuisine yet is known for their award-winning margaritas. They're so good, they were voted Atlanta's Best by Creative Loafing, Atlanta CuisineAtlanta Magazine, Insite Magazine, Intown Magazine, and Access Atlanta. With 13 signature margaritas, there's an option at Agave that is sure to please every tequila lover out there!

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No Mas! Cantina

This Cinco de Mayo, visit No Mas! to transport yourself to Mexico for the day. Authentic cuisine and margaritas are accompanied by vibrant, traditional decor and a gift shop loaded with handmade goods. Gather your friends and grab a pitcher of their house margarita offered in a variety of flavors to keep the party going all night!

Holy Taco

This modern Mexican eatery is located in East Atlanta Village and features a seasonal locally-influenced menu alongside excellent drinks. Their house margarita is made with organic ingredients like agave nectar and fresh lime juice mixed with Blanco Tequila. If you're really passionate about tequila, they also have an extensive list with the option of flights for tasting. 

Pure Taqueria

Located in Inman Park, Pure Taqueria is a favorite hangout spot for locals looking to grab some tacos and margaritas. This Cinco de Mayo, they're throwing a party with live music, limited edition drinks, and food specials! Don't miss out on the four special margaritas they are offering exclusively on Cinco de Mayo made with Lunazul Tequila and fresh garnishes. 

Unfortunately, Cinco de Mayo only rolls around once per year. On the bright side, there's always great bars and restaurants in Atlanta for all those other days you just need a margarita. Find them by registering on 404area, your free guide to everything in the Atlanta area.


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