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Explore The Santa Fe Margarita Trail This Spring

Santa Fe margarita trail

The Santa Fe Margarita Trail allows you to taste some of the best margaritas in the world! The trail guides you to local restaurants, bars, and more where the city’s top margaritas can be found. It is a fun way to see this beautiful city and all it has to offer. The beloved salt rim cocktail has quite the history with this New Mexico city as Santa Fe was the first city in the New World to import tequila from Mexico. It was just a matter of time before Santa Fe created the Margarita Trail, where at 45 locations you can savor some of the best Margaritas on the planet.

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Santa Fe margarita trail

Explore The Santa Fe Margarita Trail

One of the most unique things to do when visiting the Santa Fe area is to check out the Santa Fe Margarita Trail. This area is known for its quality and variety of this specialty cocktail and there is no shortage of places to find them. The Santa Fe Margarita Trail is an organized and informative way to try some of the area’s best offerings.

To get started, head down to any of the downtown tourism Santa Fe Visitors Centers to purchase your paper passport or get one at most of the participating locations. You can also download the “Santa Fe Margarita Trail Passport” App on your phone. As you move along the “trail” just present your passport to get $1 off of the signature margarita offered at each location. Your server can then stamp your passport but remember, you can only earn 2 stamps every 12 hours! Depending on how many stamps you receive, you’ll get fun prizes for a memorable time.

With so many places to try along the trail, it can be overwhelming where to start. We can help by suggesting some of our favorites. Here are 7 great places to explore, and margaritas to try, along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail.

  1. At Coyote Rooftop Cantina there is a vibrant ambiance filled with artwork. Here you can try the Norteno Margarita made with hatch chile-infused tequila. This drink is for the spice lovers out there along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail!
  2. A Santa Fe landmark, the Santa Cafe, has been serving sophisticated dishes in an elegant setting for over 40 years. At this stop along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail, they boast a beautiful outdoor dining experience where you can try the Chipotle Margarita served with pineapple juice and refreshing hints of chipotle.
  3. The Shed is a historic business that is known by visitors and locals alike along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail. Here the Roca Coin Margarita is made with Roca Patron Silver Tequila and Cointreau.
  4. At Cowgirl BBQ you can try the Cowgirl Cadillac Margarita that is made of organic reposado tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh-squeezed orange and lime, and sweet and sour mix. This place has one of the best bars along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail and is a must for New Mexican comfort food.
  5. The Bell Tower at La Fonda features the best rooftop bar in Santa Fe. Sip the Bell Ringer Margarita while getting a great view of the surrounding town and mountains. Its made with Tanteo jalapeno tequila, Cointreau, and jalapeno juice.
  6. A staple of Santa Fe for over 50 years, Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante serves award-winning traditional New Mexican dishes. Try the fun pink Prickly Pear Margarita for this location on the Santa Fe Margarita Trail.
  7. At Maria’s New Mexican Kitchen they have a list of over 150 margaritas each made with 100% agave tequila and fresh-squeezed lemon. The Los Luceros Margarita is the one to try at this spot.

Santa Fe margarita trail

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