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Best Margaritas In Pittsburgh

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The margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the United States. It typically associated with Mexican or Latin American cuisine. The margarita consists of tequila, triple sec, lime or lemon juice served on a salt rimmed glass. It can be served on the rocks, blended or straight up with no ice. Whatever way it's served, it is a refreshing drink that can be served in many ways.

Emiliano's Mexican Restaurant And Bar
2557 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 381-2229

Emiliano's Mexican Restaurant and Bar has been serving Pittsburgh and surrounding areas since 2007.  They have locations in the Southside, North Hills and Gibsonia. They serve authentic Mexican food and the best margaritas. They are a family owned and operated restaurant with affordable prices and authentic Mexican food.  Their menu includes Sangria Margarita, Blue Pacific Margarita, Presidente Margarita, Melon Margarita and Pomegranate Margarita as their signature margaritas. They are open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. until midnight, Saturday noon until midnight and Sunday noon until 10 p.m.

930 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 697-3120

Seviche is a latin bistro located in the heart of the cultural district in a colorful space with Cuban art. Seviche is a tapas bar with a wide variety of flavors. These tapas are served in small portions that are easy to share and sample. It is a trendy place downtown to get together before or after a show at the theater. The latin bistro offers a $5 happy hour margarita. They are open Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., Friday through Sunday 5 p.m. until midnight.

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2000 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 261-6565

Kaya incorporates the Caribbean Islands, South America, the Pacific and beyond. They have a varied menu and festive tropical drinks. Their signature margarita is the Grapefruit Basil Margarita. The theme and decor are vibrant in this Strip District staple. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Steel Cactus
5505 Walnut St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 709-6444

The Steel Cactus is located in Shadyside and the Southside of Pittsburgh. The Steel Cactus in Shadyside has open rooftop patio seating. This is the perfect place for unique and authentic Mexican dishes and margaritas.  They can accommodate small or large groups and offer their location for private parties and events. They are open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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Diane Straka is a freelance writer whose work can be found on
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