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The Search Is On: Who Makes The Best Margarita In The Country?

The Original Margarita has been around for 70 years, and is made with three simple ingredients: Cointreau, tequila, and lime. But there are so many twists to The Original Margarita that we decided to search the nation to find the best of the best. Bartenders¬† from around the country have submitted their takes on this classic cocktail. The Infatuation judges, along with the public, have chosen the Top 3 Margaritas in the nation.¬†

Meet The Winners

Meet the top three margaritas in the nation by region, as chosen by a panel of experts and voted on by the public.

Best Margarita of the East
LINCOLN'S LAST RIDE
Dolly Varden 302 W 51st Street
NEW YORK, NY
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Best Margarita of the East
LINCOLN'S LAST RIDE
Dolly Varden 302 W 51st Street
NEW YORK, NY
Recipe
1 OZ JALAPENO-INFUSED COINTREAU
2 OZ MONTELOBOS MEZCAL
1 OZ FRESH LIME JUICE
3/4 OZ GINGER-INFUSED AGAVE SYRUP
GARNISH GINGER CANDY, LIME WHEEL, ORCHID FLOWER GARNISH, Rimmed with cane sugar and Aleppo pepper
Best Margarita of the West
PASSION IN PARADISE
Porta Via Calabasas 4799 Commons Way
CALABASAS, CA
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Best Margarita of the West
PASSION IN PARADISE
Porta Via Calabasas 4799 Commons Way
CALABASAS, CA
Recipe
1/2 OZ AGAVE
1 OZ FRESH LIME JUICE
2 OZ 1800 COCONUT TEQUILA
3/4 OZ COINTREAU
1 OZ CHINOLA PASSION FRUIT
1/2 A PASSION FRUIT
2 DASHES ORANGE BITTERS
Best Margarita of the Central US
I LOVE YOU ELOTE
Steiner's Speakeasy 31 S. Paint Street
CHILLICOTHE, OH
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Best Margarita of the Central US
I LOVE YOU ELOTE
Steiner's Speakeasy 31 S. Paint Street
CHILLICOTHE, OH
Recipe
2 OZ EL JIMADOR REPOSADO TEQUILA
1 OZ COINTREAU
1 OZ LIME JUICE
1 OZ MUDDLED PINEAPPLE
1 OZ HOUSE MADE MEXICAN STREET CORN SIMPLE SYRUP
GARNISH DOUBLE LIME WHEEL AND PINEAPPLE LEAF GARNISH

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