Dallas Margarita Mile

Sip. Savor. Earn Cool Swag.

The Margarita Mile is a self-guided tour of the best and brightest margaritas in Dallas. The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas more than 50 years ago by clever restaurateur, Mariano Martinez – forever freezing in time the city’s claim as the Official Home of the Frozen Margarita. From classic recipes to hand-crafted creations, we left no bottle of tequila unturned in search of the most sought-after margaritas in Dallas. With this free, mobile-exclusive digital pass, check in at participating restaurants, enjoy craft margaritas, and earn cool swag along the way.

• Check into 3 restaurants and you’re a Rita Rookie. You’ve earned a Margarita Mile sticker.
• Check into 10 restaurants and you’re a Marg MVP. We’ll send you a limited-edition Margarita Mile t-shirt.
• Reach Rita Rockstar status when you check into 20 restaurants! You’ll be entered into a drawing to win the Dallas Prize Package, which includes a two-night stay in Dallas, attraction passes and more.

Click here to explore the Margarita Mile!

Dallas Margarita Mile

  • Mobile exclusive
  • Instantly delivered via text and email
  • No apps to download
  • Experience the best margaritas Dallas has to offer
  • Earn prizes along the way!

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated restaurants featuring specialty margaritas. Check-in at each location to earn prizes!

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply ensure that the location services are enabled on your smart device and press the "Check-In" button!

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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Beto & Son
This family-owned restaurant in the Trinity Groves neighborhood serves up next-gen Mexican food, bringing a fresh vibe to old-school family cooking. Get your cameras ready when you order the Liquid Nitrogen Margarita. It's frozen table-side with liquid nitrogen and makes for a cool presentation, in more ways than one! Connect on Instagram.
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Cafe Herrera
This vibrant Downtown restaurant serves authentic, upscale Mexican cuisine and signature margaritas in a colorful setting that compliments the textures of Mexico. The Maximo Margarita is elevated in every way, garnished with a black sea salt rim and blood orange. Connect on Instagram.
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Cantina Laredo - Multiple Locations
Start your Margarita Mile journey the moment you land in Dallas at the Cantina Laredo location of your choice in DFW or Love Field airports. Enjoy authentic Mexican food with a modern twist, and pair it with a classic on-the-rocks Casa Rita. Connect on Instagram.
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Desert Racer
This Tex-Mex restaurant in the Lower Greenville neighborhood serves fresh, Baja-style fare in a casual, spacious environment. The Frozen Margarita can be customized to your liking with flavors like Red Fresno, Strawmegranate and Hibiscus. Connect on Instagram.
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Desperados Mexican Restaurant
Located on historic Greenville Avenue, Desperados has been proudly serving traditional family Mexican favorites for 45 years. Locals love the restaurant for their famous chile relleno, Mama’s delicious tortilla soup and the Desperados Tacos.
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El Fenix
El Fenix is an iconic Dallas restaurant that has been serving Tex-Mex favorites for more than 100 years! Order the "Original" El Fenix Margarita, frozen or on the rocks, at Dallas' original Tex-Mex restaurant. It's a classic. Connect on Instagram.
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Fearing's and The Rattlesnake Bar
See and be seen at Fearing’s and The Rattlesnake Bar, the creation of celebrity chef and best-selling cookbook author Dean Fearing. Located inside the Ritz-Carlton, it's where travelers, celebrities and people who love great food come to enjoy the best of the Southwest. Dean's Margarita is the chef's signature cocktail. Connect on Instagram.
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Gloria's Latin Cuisine
Gloria's Latin Cuisine features an artful blend of Salvadorian cuisine with regional Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites. Quality ingredients infuse every dish and drink at this Dallas favorite. The Señora Flora Margarita is an on-the-rocks cocktail with flavors of hibiscus and lime.

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Happiest Hour
Bring a group for your visit to Happiest Hour, a huge, two-deck patio bar and lounge with an irresistibly fun ambiance and skyline views. The Mi Familia Margarita is meant for sharing; it's served in an oversized glass and enough straws for the whole table. Connect on Instagram.
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Jalisco Norte
Acclaimed Chef Jose Meza serves modern Mexican cuisine in this upscale, Uptown dining destination. The restaurant's Rita Champ is an elevated margarita cocktail topped with sparling rosé. Connect on Instagram.
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Joe Leo Fine Tex Mex
Joe Leo takes pride in their famous sizzling fajitas, accompanied by fresh tortillas made to order daily. Enjoy those fajitas and a marg in the restaurant's lush dining room or patio. The Rosarita margarita is a layered cocktail of frozen margarita, frozen mango spritz and sangria. Connect on Instagram.
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Chef Anastacia Quiñones-Pittman turns out consistently award-winning cuisine at this rustic-but-chic restaurant in North Dallas. Modern Mexican dishes, like lobster tacos, accompany creative craft cocktails, like the Frozen Squozen Margarita. Connect on Instagram.
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Las Palmas Tex-Mex
Las Palmas serves craveable Tex-Mex and cocktails in a nostalgic setting. The restaurant, tucked into a tree-lined street in Uptown, is both comfortable and energetic. The House Frozen Margarita is a refreshing take on the classic, with an unforgettable hint of Mexican vanilla.

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Mariano's Hacienda
Mariano's is the birthplace of the frozen margarita machine, and a Dallas institution. Mariano Martinez invented the machine at this Dallas restaurant more than 50 years ago, and that original machine is now on exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. This must-visit stop on the Margarita Mile is where it all began! Connect on Instagram.
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Meso Maya
Authenticity is the main ingredient at Meso Maya. The menu pays homage to Mexican and Mayan cuisine with bold, earthy flavors and made-from-scratch tortillas and sauces. The Serrano Berry Margarita is a spicy and sweet take on the classic cocktail. Connect on Instagram.
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Ruins
This art-centric cocktail bar in Dallas' historic Deep Ellum neighborhood celebrates the agave and tropical spirits of Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, served alongside cuisine with a Oaxacan twist. The house favorite Diabólico margarita bursts with unique tropical flavors. Connect on Instagram.
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Taqueria La Ventana
Taqueria La Ventana is a funky, fast-casual taqueria offering every-day Mexico City street food. Be prepared to dine outdoors on the Instagram-worthy patio. The Mango Chamoy Margarita swirls up the craveable flavors of Mexican street food in a refreshing frozen margarita. Connect on Instagram.
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Te Deseo
Te Deseo is a beautiful Latin American-inspired restaurant in Uptown that features a series of unique dining rooms, four bars and a stunning rooftop overlooking the city. Escape from the ordinary with the Te Deseo Coconut Margarita, a creamy and tropical twist on the classic. Connect on Instagram.
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Tejas
Tejas combines the best of Texas and Mexico in the heart of the Bishop Arts District neighborhood. Pair the Tejas Cucumber Margarita with brunch on the patio for the perfect Dallas dining experience. Connect on Instagram.
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Terry Black's Barbecue
Enjoy authentic Texas-style barbecue at this tasty stop in Dallas' hip Deep Ellum neighborhood. Prime brisket pairs perfectly with the restaurant's famous Frozen Black's Margarita, a dramatic black margarita with a red salt rim. Connect on Instagram.
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The Rustic
The Rustic is a fun indoor-outdoor restaurant in Uptown that serves savory, homestyle meals alongside live music from local and national artists. The Legendary Rustic Rita is a generous frozen marg with a mango popsicle dunked right in. Connect on Instagram.
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Tulum
Tulum is a rustic-yet-refined coastal dining experience that serves up organic land and sea fare. Evoke the laid-back vibes of Tulum, Mexico, with the Vacation Romance margarita, featuring a smokey mezcal instead of traditional tequila. Connect on Instagram.
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Yellow Rosa Cocktaileria
Inspired by the beaches of Tulum and cantinas of San Miguel de Allende, Yellow Rosa Cocktaileria has the look and feel of one of Mexico’s best-known cultural destinations. Escape with a Creamy Mango Margarita in the restaurant's hidden garden courtyard. Connect on Instagram.
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