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Most Unique Margaritas In St. Louis

May 9, 2012 6:00 AM

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Experience the most unique margaritas in St. Louis throughout the year or just on one special day, Cinco de Mayo. This May 5, area restaurants will be filled with festivities of Mexican heritage from a Cherokee Street party to a large West County fiesta. Parades, music, urban art, dancers and the drink of the celebration, margaritas, mark the day. These local restaurants add a distinctively special twist to serve the most unique margaritas in St. Louis.

diablitos cantina Most Unique Margaritas In St. Louis

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Diablitos Cantina
3761 Laclede Ave
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 644-4430

Price: $6 glass, $22 pitcher, $3 margaritas during happy hour
Hours: Mon to Wed – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Thurs to Sat – 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Click here for a schedule of events.

With a name that means “where the little devils play,” this Mexican street vendor-themed cantina serves emblematically spirited margaritas with its drink mixology. Cucumber or Pineapple Margaritas are among its wide selection of specialty, house-infused tequila offerings. The Margarita de Casa is distinguished by its Aqui Vamos tequila and real orange juice. Top off the night with a Dhamer Morado, with hibiscus-infused tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice and Sierra Mist.

Related: Best Happy Hour Spots in St. Louis

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Flaco’s Cocina
8400 Delmar Blvd
University City, MO 63124
(314) 395-4343

Price: $4 margaritas during happy hour, students receive 10% discount with valid I.D.
Hours: Mon to Fri – 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Click here for a schedule of events.

Flaco’s celebrates Cinco de Mayo with drink specials, live music, burlesque dancers and food in an outside tent satellite bar. Differentiating from the mundane, Flaco’s menu offers a huge selection of margaritas. These imaginative originals include a Peach Margarita made with Schnapps, one of the most-ordered on the list. Additional satisfying twists include Peach Jalapeño, Raspberry, Cucumber, Orangirito, Strawberry or Mixed Berry Margaritas. With that many options, everyone will be able to find a flavor they like.

hacienda Most Unique Margaritas In St. Louis

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9748 Manchester Road
Rock Hill, MO 63119
(314) 962-7100

Price: $5.95 top shelf margaritas during happy hour
Hours: Sun to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Fri to Sat – 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., happy hour Mon to Fri – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Click here for a schedule of events.

Hacienda’s Cinco de Mayo festivities on its patio and lawn are a St. Louis tradition. Enjoy food and drink tents, at least two bands and prize giveaways. Sit back with Hacienda’s popular Top Shelf Margarita, made with premium tequila and Grand Marnier. Add a distinctive flair when you choose from many different tequila options and flavors, whether traditional or frozen. You can even opt for the Beer-Rita. Beer and tequila in one drink – sounds like a mouthful.

Related: Best Margaritas in St. Louis

milagro modern mexican Most Unique Margaritas In St. Louis

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Milagro Modern Mexican
20 Allen Ave, Suite 130
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 962-4300

Price: Drink prices start at $5.95
Hours: Tues to Sat – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sun – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon – Closed
Click here for a schedule of events.

In addition to its house Milagro and top shelf margaritas, Milagro Modern Mexican serves a hot El Diablo Margarita made with house-infused habanero tequila and blood orange juice. If looking for something a little less spicy, cool down with a Tropical Fruit Margarita. Cinco de Mayo events are held on the parking deck with a Latin DJ, street food and full bar. A taco eating contest is part of the fun, along with kid-friendly events during the day.

senor pique Most Unique Margaritas In St. Louis

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Señor Pique
14870 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63011
(636) 394-3455

Price: $5 house margaritas
Hours: Sun to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri and Sat – 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., happy hour Mon to Sat – 4:07 p.m. to 6:07 p.m.
Click here for for a schedule of events

Señor Pique is an authentic Mexican restaurant offering its newest addition to the margarita menu with the Coronarita. This original drink is a margarita made with Tequila Cazadores Reposado and served with a small, upside down Corona bottle that will pour automatically in the margarita glass as you drink it. The restaurant throws a Cinco de Mayo party known as the largest in West County with two outside bars, flair bartenders, live radio broadcast, Tequila Cazadores girls, Corona girls and giveaways for golf simulator game winners.

Tere Scott is a freelance writer and author of e-books and two educational blogs. She loves to research information to share. She currently resides in St. Louis. Her work can be found at

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