If you want to get the most out of your Cinco de Mayo celebrations, start by grabbing some delicious margaritas! These cocktails are the perfect way to start a fun evening in the city accompanied by savory Mexican food and sweet Latin music. Keep reading and find out where to find the best margaritas in Sarasota.

Mi Pueblo El Restaurante Mexicano & Cantina

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Sarasota, Mi Pueblo serves authentic Mexican cuisine with fresh ingredients that give it extra spice and flavor. At Mi Pueblo, you can enjoy a few classics like tortillas, tacos, and guacamole as well as some of the restaurant's signature dishes. If you came here for the margaritas, you can try any of their 10 varieties that include orange, cranberry, and mint margaritas.

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Old Salty Dog

This British pub may not be the typical place to get margaritas, but, once you try, them you’ll appreciate our recommendation. The Old Salty Dog overlooks Sarasota Bay, giving customers a beautiful oceanic view to go with their drinks. It’s also not unusual to spot a few dolphins and manatees cruising along the bay. The bar has great dining options and some of the best traditional margaritas in Sarasota.

Jack Dusty

The traditional Cinco de Mayo beverage comes with a twist at Jack Dusty's. Their state-of-the-art margaritas are pink and fabulous thanks to their specific method of making the popular cocktail. Jack Dusty may be famous for serving one of the best margaritas in Sarasota, but they also provide delicious seafood and other exotic drinks you can enjoy at the dining area or their comfy lounge inside the The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

State Street

State Street Eating House is a staple for great margaritas in Sarasota and has won many awards such as Best New Restaurant and Best Cocktail 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 by SRQ Magazine. The restaurant excels thanks to its service, amazing food, relaxing atmosphere, and delicious cocktails. Their hand-crafted margaritas made with fresh lime juice and barrel-aged tequila are a thing of legend in Sarasota. They also use Bauchant orange liqueur and a secret syrup recipe that makes it unique among other famous margarita recipes.

The Hub Baja Grill

If you’re enjoying a little R&R in Sarasota’s beautiful Siesta Key, stop by The Hub and order a few margaritas to end your day on a high note. Enjoy an outdoor dining atmosphere with live music throughout the day and great deals on margaritas, house wines, and domestic drafts. Don’t be surprised if it’s one of the busiest restaurants on the weekend since their upbeat vibe draws tourists and locals who want to start off their night with a little partying at The Hub Baja Grill.

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A good margarita should let you recall the refreshing breeze and beautiful waters of Mexico’s beaches. The traditional Cinco de Mayo cocktail is the ideal coastal drink and can be found in many bars across Florida, but if you want to get a taste of some of the best margaritas in Sarasota, be sure to visit the restaurants on our list. Let us know what you think of them in the comments section below, and don’t forget to register on 941area for your free guide to Sarasota restaurants and all things Sarasota.

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