5 Margaritas to Enjoy in Ann Arbor

There is a margarita to suit every taste in the Ann Arbor area. Whether you prefer salt or sugar rims, the city allows margarita enthusiasts to rejoice, as there’s a selection for everyone. A wide range of options are available in the city that can provide you with the right experience.

We explore five great margarita spots around town, whether you are craving something heavy with buzz, traditional, or sweet. Whether it’s blended or on the rocks, there are never-ending options, and no matter the weather, these businesses will let you have a great time. Here are five places to get a delicious margarita in Ann Arbor:


This franchise has taken the Ann Arbor drinking experience to a new level due to its delicious assortment of margaritas. Deviating from the usual drinking experience, Condado’s menu of beverages has a rotating roster of seasonal drinks like their Aperol Marg, an iced margarita featuring pineapple, mango, citrus, and agave to showcase the flavor of Spring.

Along with the seasonal drink, Condados also has seven other flavors for you to select, serving skinny, frozen, house flavor, or a full flight for those wanting to try more than one flavor.

  • Worker suggestion – The flight special

The Garage Bar

With well over 50 drinks to select and 32 additional beers available, The Garage Bar has a healthy selection of margaritas with something for everyone, ranging from sweet and traditional drink options. With televisions lining the walls, terrific food, and a cold margarita to top it all off, you’re guaranteed to have a great time at this bar.

  • Worker Suggestion – Peach Margarita


Known for their delicious margaritas, Taq offers four varieties: House, Silver, Reposado, and Anejo. If you want an authentic margarita experience, look no further than Taq. Whether you want a relaxing happy hour or a late-night dance party, you have a winning recipe with Taq’s varied drinks and extensive food menu.

  • Worker suggestion – Citrus Watermelon

Isalita Cantina Mexicana

An Ann Arbor favorite, their list of margaritas has creative flavors like their delicious el Superior made with patrón reposado, grand Marnier and lime. If you want more variation, they allow you to add a tequila float or get more bang for your buck by purchasing by the pitcher! Each sip from this authentic Mexican restaurant is a unique and fun concoction to make the night a memorable trip.

  • Worker suggestion – Passion Fruit Margarita

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Union Rec

Union Rec is a unique blend of Ann Arbor cuisine, mashing Mexican food like Bandeja Paisa with an American BBQ twist, offering heavily seasoned smoked meats and dishes like Cowboy Caviar.

Adult beverage fans will delight in their creative margarita options within their creative food options. Featuring three margaritas, you can enjoy their Brambled Marg, a fruit-infused Blanco tequila, Camp Marg, made with reposado tequila, and house curacao or Rec Marg, made with Blanco tequila, and a host of creative flavors. There’s never a bad option at Union Rec.

  • Worker Suggestion – The Rec Marg (sometimes features slush margarita)

Now that you have a few options for where to grab a margarita, you can enjoy your pick of the refreshment litter, as the Ann Arbor area offers a food experience like no other. With restaurants offering every cuisine under the sun, you are guaranteed to find the perfect pairing for your meal and margarita to match.


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Antonio Cooper is a freelance journalist from Detroit, Michigan. His coverage of music festivals and interviews with local celebrities appeared in The E-Current Magazine, The Detroit Metro Times, XXL Magazine, RichMagDigital, The Ann Arbor Observer, and Pop Magazine.