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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Readers share their favorite margaritas

We asked readers on Facebook to share their favorite local margarita and margarita spots. Good thing they were a thirsty bunch:
Karen Hohman, Tampa: “The Roseangel at Red Mesa Cantina.”
Mimi Garner Eckert, Tampa: “I like Elsa's Bad Juan.”
Lily Wei, Tampa: “Cafe Ponte's Volcano Margarita - Mango and pickled jalapeno juice adders with a lime garnish dipped in black Hawaiian sea salt. So delicious!”
Lauren Zografakis, Trinity: “Besa Grill in Clearwater!”
Melissa Rodriguez-Luna, Tampa: “The Green Lemon …I have to say they had a great margarita. It was mixed perfectly.”
Katherine Humphreys, Tierra Verde: “Agave, St. Pete Beach!”
Sue Gardner, Spring Hill: “Carmelita's.”
Sally Chambless: “Z Grille in St. Pete has the best!”
Aimee Charbeneau, Lutz: “I don't know about BEST, but Elsa's in Lutz is the strongest.”
Rosa Mercado, Tampa: “The margarita I had at Red Mesa Cantina in St Pete was awesome.”
Kristen Goldie Hasara, Tampa: Mekenita in Lutz has a fabulous homemade one. (So many other places just use a standard mix so they all taste the same).
Ted Byrd, Tampa: “Grillsmith surprisingly makes good ones.”
Who makes your favorite local margarita? Tell us below in the comments.