Great Tequila Selections in ATX

Tequila is no different than any other spirit.  There are bold flavors, smokey flavors and some are smoother than others.  Here is a guide to exploring the many tequila options in ATX.

Hecho en Mexico – The flavors of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato is what you can expect when you walk through the doors of Hecho, from street food to the traditional markets to home-cooked meals.  With 45 years of combined family experience the flavors shine.  Let’s not forget the tequila, they offer 80 varieties for the mature palate and head here Thursday evenings to experience a night of tapas and live music from 7-9pm.

Iron Cactus – The Downtown establishment is their flagship restaurant, with 3 levels and a roof deck providing beautiful views of Downtown.  Iron offers a warm, friendly environment along with fresh lime margaritas.  Check out their tequila flights if you aren’t sure which one is for you or one of their tequila drinks from their extensive list.  Their weekday Happy Hour from 4-7 $3.00 – House Wines $3.00 – All Well Drinks $3.00 – All Domestic Beer $3.00 – Small House Margarita’s ( Frozen/Rocks ) $5.00 – Mexican Martini’s $5.00 – Texas Tea’s Half off ALL Appetizers.

La Condesa – They offer 91 varieties of tequila/mezcal at La Condesa and a specialty cocktails list that gets the blood flowing.  Pair that with a menu that never disappoints and a weekday Happy Hour from 5-7 and you can’t go wrong.

Matt’s Famous El Rancho – Matt’s has been around for over 50 years serving locals tasty Mexican food with an emphasis on fresh seafood.  They offer an extensive tequila list and specialty drinks which you can enjoy in their spacious bar or patio while you wait for your table.  You can enjoy live music on Thursdays.

Opal Divine’s Freehouse – Opal has several locations offering great food and cocktails.  Although well known for their burgers let’s not forget about the extensive tequila options they provide.  They offer lots of daily specials but their weekday Happy Hour runs from 4-7 $3 Well Margaritas made with 100% Agave Tequila, fresh lime juice and organic agave nectar.

Tacos and Tequila – Each month the menu changes to reflect what is in season.  Simple, local and handmade is the essence of the TNT food approach.  They offer 100 tequila varieties and each month they celebrate a different tequila distillery in their drinks with seasonal local fruit flavors the monthly fresh fruit margarita.  Their weekday Happy Hour runs from 4-7 $4 Large Blue Margaritas, Mojitos, Well Drinks, Martinis, and House Wine, $2.75 Draft beer and on Fridays enjoy a $1.50 build your own taco bar from 4-6:30

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