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Best Margaritas in Destin

 Today is National Margarita Day! There is no better way to start the week than with a delicious margarita. Do you prefer yours on the rocks? Frozen? Salt? No salt? No matter how you like it, here’s where we go for the best margaritas in the Destin area:

Cantina Laredo at Grand Boulevard. Cantina Laredo has the best selection of margaritas in South Walton. With 10 different styles of margaritas, Cantina Laredo has a refreshing beverage for every taste. The signature margarita, Casa Rita, is a blend of Giro Giro Silver Tequila by Sauza, Cointreau Orange Liqueur and fresh-squeezed lemon and lime juices.  For those who like things a little stronger, the Cabo Flip is a fresh lime margarita made with Cabo Wabo Reposado and Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur with a lime boat full of tequila! Celebrating with friends, try the 3 Amigos margarita made with fresh-squeezed lime juice and Cointreau Orange Liqueur, served with a sidecar of Hornitos Plata and a Coronita! Looking for a margarita that is 5 times as good? Try the Cinco Rita with Giro, Hornitos, Herradura and Cazadores Silver Tequilas with Cointreau, lime juice and agave nectar. Other varieties include Ginger Mint Mango Rita, Passion Fruit Rita, Hornitos Skinny Rita, Perfect Patron Rita, La Bandera and Pineapple Infused Rita. Click here for their full list of margaritas.

Margaritaville in Destin. As the name suggests, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville specializes in margaritas. And anybody looking for their lost shaker of salt is sure to find it at Margaritaville on the Destin Harbor. Whether you select the “Who’s to Blame Margarita” with Gold Tequilla, triple sec and their house margarita blend or the “Uptown Margarita with Gold Tequilla, Cointreau and house rita  mix topped with Gran Gala float or select a fruit infused concoction, you’re sure to get wasted away again in Margaritaville. (Be sure to call Uber for a ride home if this happens.) On National Margarita Day, guests enjoy $3 off house margaritas from 4-8 p.m. and the Great Margarita Toast is a 5 p.m. Click here for a full drink list.

Crab Island Catina. Located in HarborWalk Village, Crab Island Cantina features a dozen different styles of margaritas along with spectacular views overlooking the Destin Harbor. The house margarita is made with Sauza Gold Tequila, and the Si Si Si will definitely having you saying yes, yes, yes to a Patron Silver and Grand Marnier cocktail. Or for those looking for something more creative, try the White Lightening made with 100% old smokey moonshine, triple sec and finished with lemon lime mix. Click here for a full drink list.

Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant. Of course, the best margaritas are often found at authentic Mexican restaurants like Pepito’s in Miramar Beach. Voted “Best on the Emerald Coast in 2014", Pepitos serves authentic Mexican dishes made with the fresh ingredients, including fresh made salsas and handmade tamales. And with 23 types of Tequila and 8 different styles of margaritas, Pepitos is a great place for a margarita. The House Margarita is made with Gold Tequila, 100% orange juice, triple sec and lime juice. For a fresh take, the Fresh Margarita includes fresh limes, agave nectar, silver tequila and Patron Citronage. Click here for a full list of margaritas.
Are you mssing National Margarita Day in Destin? Don't worry. There is still time to plan a Destin vacation. View our premier Destin vacation rentals online, including Destin condos and colorful, comfy rooms at the Beachside Inn or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652.

See you @ the beach!

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Published by Tracy Louthain
Monday, February 22, 2016