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Strong Margaritas

margaritaman Dec 28, 2006 03:21 PM

Any fun bar with Strong margaritas that won't kill my wallet?

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    lvecch Dec 28, 2006 03:23 PM

    Suenos has fantastic margaritas, although I'd have to say the atmosphere isn't totally fun. Go for Happy Hour (5:00-7:00), they're two for one.

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      foodite Dec 28, 2006 03:25 PM

      Cafe Habana in Nolita

      1. janethepain Dec 28, 2006 03:29 PM

        Maryann's. Oh, they kill me.

        1. jenniebnyc Dec 28, 2006 03:37 PM

          The new Dos Caminos on Third Ave. I had one and was all done. The passion fruit margs here are delicious (on the rocks of course)!!! I think the drinks are 7 bucks.

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            centrejack Dec 28, 2006 03:50 PM

            I just posted another note about this place on another thread - I like the Ulitmate margaritas on the rocks made with Sauza Hornitos at Tortilla flats. A pitcher is $48 but you probably get 6 margs out of it, and they taste great - not to sweet or tart - and they will knock you flat on your butt.

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            1. re: centrejack
              ballulah Jan 3, 2007 05:02 PM

              I was JUST about to suggest Tortilla Flats. You beat me to it, centrejack. Tortilla Flats and fun belong in the same sentence together. The food is pretty decent as well.

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              Piegirl Dec 28, 2006 04:06 PM

              El Rio Grande. Margaritas are $7 and they are very strong. Might as well try a plate of steak nachos while you're there too-huge chunks of steak, cooked to whatever temp you request.

              1. janethepain Dec 28, 2006 04:12 PM

                Oh, I also forgot to mention Rosa Mexicana's - very good AND strong.

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                  randymac88 Jan 2, 2007 09:59 PM

                  El Rio Grande's margaritas are lethal (but good). You'll be done after two, and rarely do people get through a third.

                  Also, I am a big fan of Great Jones Cafe for Margaritas. Get the house.

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                    seang11 Jan 3, 2007 04:56 PM

                    I had 2 1/2 Margaritas at El Rio Grande last Friday. Definitely feeling no pain at that point.

                    Excellent margaritas and food are to be had at Mi Cocina on Jane street.

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                      cricri7 Jan 3, 2007 05:46 PM

                      El Cantinero on university place has the best frozen margaritas in the city and they don't cost much. If I remember correctly, they are 4$ in the upstairs lounge. The food is also good and won't break your budget.

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