With the sun is shining and patios opened, it’s the perfect time to go on a hunt for the best margaritas in Ottawa. Arguably the best summer drink, let us know which of these authentic spots is home to your favourite.
1. El Camino
A long-time favourite of ours, El Camino as the ideal spot for a margarita on a laid-back patio. Their classic margs are a must-have alongside their huge selection tacos.
Address: 380 Elgin Street or 81a Clarence Street
Hours: 12pm – 9pm
2. Eldorado Taco
Tired of on-the-rocks? Eldorado Taco is home to the tastiest frozen margaritas. They have the classic lime or if you’re feeling up for it, a spicy pineapple.
Address: 170 Preston Street
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am – 10pm, Friday 11:30am-11pm, Saturday 11:30am-12am, Sunday 5pm-10pm
3. The Soca Kitchen
This authentic Spanish restaurant has a huge selection of delicious cocktails. However, their specialty cucumber margarita is one of the most popular drinks on the menu. Trust us, not only are their drinks next-level, their entire menu is incredible.
Address: 93 Holland Avenue
Hours: Everyday 4pm-10pm, and Saturday-Sunday 10am-2pm
4. La Bonita
This cute Mexican restaurant is home to the freshest ingredients and incredible margaritas. With two locations around Ottawa, you’re bound to be close to visiting this adorable spot. We’re not kidding, their strawberry marg will make you feel like you’re on a beach in Mexico.
Address: 1128 Cadboro Rd and 1079 Wellington St W
Cadboro Location Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10pm, Sunday 2pm-9pm, Monday closed
Wellington Location Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-9pm, Friday-Saturday 3pm-10pm, Sunday 3pm-9pm, Monday closed
Another fantastic local Mexican restaurant, Chilaquiles is home to traditional Mexican cuisine and of course, margaritas. This small but delicious spot is a great place to enjoy a classic margarita and feel right at home with their fun servers.
Address: 49 Beechwood Avenue
Hours: Monday 12pm-8pm, Tuesday-Wednesday 11:30am-9pm, Thursday 11:30am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm