Where to find the best margaritas in Toronto this summer

Jun 13 2017, 1:45 am

Along with sunscreen and shades, margaritas are summertime essential.

Toronto practically turns into Margaritaville every time temperatures spike so why not take advantage of the fleeting heat and find a patio serving up refreshing cocktails like this lip-puckering libation… by the pitcher ideally.

Here’s where to find the best margaritas in Toronto:

El Rey

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The cocktail bar in Kensington Market boasts an impressive selection of mezcal. Here you can have Margaritas made with a choice of tequila or the agave-based alcohol.

Address: 2a Kensington Avenue, Toronto

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Madame Boeuf

Cocktails on tap including margaritas are the main reason to hit up this patio located behind Bar Begonia. Go on the last Saturday of each month for an afternoon of sunshine drinks, bbq, and a flea market.

Address: 252 Dupont Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-352-3337




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Margaritas are available by the glass or pitcher at this multi-storey Latin restaurant on King West. Made with Cazadores Reposado, Cointreau, agave syrup, and fresh lime, this 1.5 oz bevy is lip puckering and packs a little punch.

Address: 485 King Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-363-8388

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La Carnita

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Margaritas are the perfect thing to wash down all the tacos and Mexican street corn on the menu from this local chain of cantinas.

Address: 501 College Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-964-1555

Address: 106 John Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-348-1166

Address: 780 Queen Street East, Toronto
Phone: 647-344-0780

Address: 130 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
Phone: 647-351-0130

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Macho Radio Bar

With a massive patio and a multitude of classic and frozen margaritas to choose from this place will be ground zero for day drinking in City Place. Get it by the glass, Texas-size it, or do a pitcher for the table!

Address: 92 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto
Phone: 416-623-2323

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Playa Cabana Hacienda

Dave’s Margarita is a blend of Tromba Blanco, Cointreau, and lime and can be had by the glass or pitcher. Also on the menu, the Cadillac Margarita made with Herradura Reposado, Grand Marnier, agave, and fresh squeezed lime juice.

Address: 14 Dupont Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-352-6030

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El Jefe

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The classic margarita at this Mississauga Mexican joint is a frozen blend of Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, lime and simple syrup available au natural or in flavours like mixed berry, mango or pomegranate.

Address: 66 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga
Phone: 905-990-5200

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Fonda Lola

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Address: 942 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-706-9105

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Wilbur Mexicana

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Cold, refreshing margaritas on tap are the perfect way to cool down your taste buds after discovering the hot sauce bar at this taqueria.

Address: 552 King Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-792-1878

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The bar on Ossington majors in tequila and tapas so it’s not surprising that margaritas are among the house specialties.

Address: 136 Ossington Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-532-6474

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The impressive patio at this Queen West cerveceria just begs to be accompanied by an icy cocktail and margaritas are more than happy to satisfy.

Address: 884 Queen Street East, Toronto
Phone: 647-352-0884

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This Mexican cantina boasts eight different variations on its margarita menu. Go classic with a Jimador Reposado, Triple Sec, and fresh lime, or get adventurous signature drinks like La Flor, a blend of Sauza Hornitos, Tlacuache Mezcal, and St Germain
with lime and agave shaken and poured over ice.

Address: 5 Mercer Street, Toronto
Phone: 416- 850-2855

Address: 783 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-366-2855

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