Address: 21724 Highland Knolls, Katy, TX 77450 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: Gil's Top Shelf on the rocks
Ingredients Listed on Menu: Cavalino tequila and "original recipe"
Review: The secret to Gil's Top Shelf margarita is in the fresh ingredients, original recipe and premium tequila. This margarita has a refreshing lime taste and does not have the overly sweet mix taste some other restaurant margaritas exhibit. The owner has years of knowledge in creating margaritas and it shows with this drink.
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Address: 25825 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: Presidente Margarita
Ingredients Listed on Menu: Sauza Conmemorativo tequila, Presidente Brandy, Cointreau and lime juiceReview: The Presidente is Chili's signature margarita. This beverage is served to your table in a bright blue shaker you can take home for two dollars. The presentation is there and so is the taste. It's a smooth drink that benefits from the fresh ingredients. The sweetness is on the low side which is a plus.
Address: 21542 Hwy 249, Suite 5, Houston, TX 77070 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: Zia Margarita on the rocks, Frozen House Margarita and Blue Moon Margarita on the rocks
Ingredients Listed on Menu: Zia Margarita - Patron Silver tequila, Cointreau and Grand Marnier; Blue Moon Margarita - Don Eduardo tequila, Cointreau and Blue CuracaoReview: Santa Fe Flats produces the ultimate atmosphere to enjoy a margarita. At our visit on a Wednesday, we were treated to a guitarist that played various songs including Jimmy Buffet's "Margaritaville" while restaurant patrons sang along. The specials on house margaritas that day were unbeatable and so was the taste. We highly recommend the Zia Margarita. This margarita has a strong but balanced taste and is easy to drink. The weather was too cold this time but the well decorated patio area looks like a great place to sit next time we visit.
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Address: 5941 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77081 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: The Golden on the rocks, The Perfect on the rocks
Ingredients Listed on Menu: The Golden - Jimador reposado, Grand Marnier & fresh lime juice, The Perfect - Herradura silver, Cointreau & fresh lime juiceReview: Pico's margarita's are extremely fresh. They must have a team of workers slaving away in the back squeezing limes all day. The perfect margarita was the better of the two tasted. This version was smooth and the fresh lime juice was a plus. The menu states that they hold the record for the world's largest margarita. That is no longer true but was quite impressive at the time.
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873 S. Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450 (map) *** THIS LOCATION HAS CLOSED ***
3121 Hwy 6 S, Sugar Land, TX 77478 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: Premium Margarita on the rocks
Ingredients Listed on Menu: Cavalino Blanco TequilaReview: The margarita menu at Pico de Gallo's is not too complex ... frozen, on the rocks or premium. Their premium margaritas are made with Cavalino Blanco tequila which is exceptionally smooth. The tequila is what gives this margarita a balanced taste.
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Address: 12637 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077 (map)
Type of Margarita Tasted: Sylvia's Ultra Premium Margarita & premium margarita on the rocks with salt
Ingredients Listed on Menu: Cavalino Blanco Tequila, Cavalino Reposado Tequila, Sylvia's Super Premium Margarita - El Tesoro de Don Felipe Tequila and Grand GalaReview: The atmosphere at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen is perfect for enjoying a margarita. Overall the margaritas are impressive as well. The drinks we ordered specifically with the Cavalino brand tequila came out great. We were able to taste the necessary flavor of the tequila while the other ingredients balanced out the margarita perfectly. The one disappointment was the the Sylvia's Ultra Premium margarita, the drink tasted more like tequila on ice than a margarita. The presence of anything sweet or sour were definitely missing.