Classic Margarita Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Drink Recipe

Despite thousands of restaurant drink recipes, this classic Margarita Recipe is still one of the most popular with restaurant guests (and me), especially when sitting on the deck on a warm afternoon or evening. It is truly a famous and favorite restaurant drink recipe.

This beverage can be made ahead of arriving guests. Just leave out the ice and store the drink in the refrigerator.

When it is time to serve your Margaritas, just put ice cubes (on-the-rocks) in the glasses and pour the drink. Or crush the ice in your blender and put the crushed ice in each glass (salt-rimmed, if and pour in the margarita mix.


Classic Margarita Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Drink Recipe

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Serves 4.



  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Small lime wedges or thin slices for garnish
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1 cup Triple Sec
  • 1-2 cups ice
  • Margarita glasses


  • Pour all the ingredients including ice into a large pitcher and stir
  • Salt the rims of the glasses (if desired)
  • Add ice to the glasses as described above and serve with lime garnish or


For blended margaritas ...

  • Pour all ingredients including ice into your blender and blend until ice is crushed, pour into the rim-salted glasses garnish with lime as above and serve

Enjoy your classic tequila recipe and the company of those you share it with! It is a famous restaurant drink recipe. - Donna

"Last night I was sitting on the couch with my husband, drinking a margarita. I said, ' I love you.'

My hubby said, 'Is that you or the Margarita talking?'

I said, 'It's me ...talking to the Margarita."

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