Posts Tagged ‘margaritas

Every day from 4 to 7, frozen margaritas here go for a very happy hour price. $3 buys you about 10 ounces of surprisingly tasty, frozen goodness made with real tequila, Triple Sec and fresh lime. Plus, you also get an order of bean and cheese nachos, so that makes the rita half of $3 = […]

(map) All good things must come to an end, and so it is with the “froggin’ good times” at Carlos’n Charlie’s on Lake Travis. Thanks to the demonic despots of the LCRA draining the lake, this place is closing on Labor Day. But it’s going out with a bang. In true Parrothead style, this Friday, […]

(map) The special Catarina margaritas come in eight flavors (watermelon, tamarind, guava, prickly pear, pomegranate, strawberry, mango), but the most intriguing is cucumber. Fresh cucumber puree is strained to just the essence of cucumber. So refreshing, it’s almost like a spa-rita! $5 at happy hour. Santa Catarina website

Shades Cafe

In: Drinking|Eating

13 Jun 2011

(map) You don’t have to have a sunburn to eat here, but if you do, you’ll fit right in. This laid-back place on the lake has recently been adding some new menu items in keeping with their colorful, Key West vibe. Above, the grouper ceviche, a

(map) Cheers! Just in time for spring, Iron Cactus adds 16 signature cocktails stirred up with fresh fruit. Above left, the Fresh Blackberry Paloma, with El Jimador Silver Tequila, fresh blackberries and Mexican Fresca (Show of hands: who remembers Fresca? Apparently they still make it south of the border). On the right, the Blueberry Fizz, […]

Mesa Rosa

In: Drinking|Eating

7 Jul 2010

Ideally, every neighborhood would have an awesome neighborhood Tex-Mex place like this. It’s a place you can go relax with the regulars, have a great frozen margarita and not worry about how you look or what trendy thing you should order. Mesa Rosa has four locations; the one near Bee Cave is


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