Look, sometimes all you want is a good margarita. Down here in Texas, we drink margs like water. And a queso and margarita night after a long day in class? Literally nothing sounds better. But with so many places to grab one, it can be hard to narrow down which place will have quality margs and which ones ar mostly just sugar water. Well, look no further. Here are the top 10 places to get margaritas near Texas State.
This new-to-San Marcos stop has a lot. A brunch that can’t be missed and cocktails to satisfy just to name a couple. But if you’re looking for some margaritas, look no further than Industry. While not technically on the menu, they do have a delicious specialty margarita you have to try. You go for the margarita, but stay for the French toast.
A staple of the town, and most college students’ first stop on a night at The Square, Chimy’s is a can’t miss destination, especially for margaritas. Sometimes, all you need to jump start your night is a good margarita and Chimy’s has you covered for that. These margs will get you drunk at a good price.
Sometimes you want a margarita and sometimes you only have five dollars to your name. That’s where Louie’s comes in. This outdoor bar is the perfect place to go if you really need that margarita, but can only afford Happy Hour prices. It’ll cost you less than two dollars and they’re pretty good.
Underrated and underappreciated comes Shade’s margarita. For starters, not everyone knows about this bar, so you won’t have to wait long, but they’re quality margaritas. Balanced just right and decently sized with weekly specials, you won’t regret stopping by.
Sometimes, a traditional house margarita just doesn’t do it for you. You want a little extra flavoring to your usual. Well, Casa Maria has you covered. This restaurant has the most flavors for whatever you’re in the mood for.
If you haven’t had a Grins margarita, you are missing out. Whether iced or on the rocks, their margaritas are always on point, but the reason you go to Grins isn’t just because they have delicious margs, it’s because it’s within walking distance to campus. That’s right. You can walk to Grins, fill up on the margaritas, and walk home. Talk about convenience.
Of all the stops on this list, Chuy’s beats them out in size. That’s right people, size does matter – at least when it comes to margaritas. If you’re looking for the most bang for your buck, this is where you go. Large margaritas, all kinds of flavors, you really can’t go wrong.
Sometimes, you just want to drink. And sometimes you want to drink and eat queso. Torchy’s is the stop for that. While you can get queso pretty much anywhere in San Marcos, the pairing at Torchy’s between the queso and the margaritas is brilliant. You just have to get both.
Okay, so almost every town has a Chili’s, but that doesn’t mean that their margaritas aren’t good. It’s close to campus, has all kinds of real food for when you’re sick of dining hall food, and they routinely come out with some fun margarita flavors depending on the season. Mix it up and go basic.
With a happy hour truly unmatched, this is a margarita stop you can’t miss. While they have all kinds of drink choices, you have to get one of their margaritas or you truly haven’t gone to Palmer’s. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed.