5 Best Margaritas In L.A.
|Border Grill's Sangrita|
Long before mixologists became part of L.A.'s cocktail lexicon, you could always, and still can, rely on Border Grill's bartenders to make a great fresh lime juice-tinged classic margarita in various tequila and orange liqueur forms (the notable exception being Happy Hour, the one time we've been disappointed by watered-down versions here). It's also the sort of place where for years, traditional Jalisco standouts like tequila with sangrita (a spicy-tart chaser made from various juices and chiles; get the recipe here) cocktails have been equally at home. Such long-standing consistency and quality may be the antithesis of L.A.'s current trendy cocktail Twitterverse, but for that, Border Grill, we'd like to thank you. And buy you a margarita. 1445 Fourth St., Santa Monica. (310) 451-1655; 445 S. Figueroa St., downtown. (213) 486-5171.
Daina Beth Solomon contributed to this report.
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