A Brief History of The Perfect Pairing: Tacos and Margaritas

Tacos, the delightful gift from Mexico, have been satisfying taste buds for centuries. Believe it or not, tacos originated from the humblest of beginnings as a miner's meal. Fast forward to today, they're a global sensation, available in a dizzying array of styles, flavors, and fillings.

The Magic of Margaritas

The birth of the Margarita is as mysterious as its origin story, with multiple legends claiming its invention. This zesty concoction, made from tequila, lime juice, and triple sec, has graced our palates since the early 20th century. 

Today, it's the ultimate drink to accompany your favorite taco.

The Art of Taco and Margarita Pairing

Picking the Right Taco

When it comes to taco and margarita pairing, choosing a good taco is crucial. Whether you prefer traditional al pastor, spicy chorizo, or zesty shrimp, your taco will determine the perfect margarita partner.

Choosing the Perfect Margarita

A well-crafted margarita complements your taco, elevating both components to culinary heights. The key is balance, whether you prefer a classic margarita, a spicy jalapeño-infused version, or a fruity twist. The drink should accentuate your taco's flavors without overpowering them.

Best Margaritas in Houston

The Bold and Beautiful Margarita

Houston is a city that knows its margaritas. For a classic, no-nonsense drink, head to the "Bold and Beautiful Margarita" bar, where you'll find the perfect blend of tequila, lime, and triple sec. Their house margarita pairs exceptionally well with a sizzling carne asada taco.

Taco lovers, rejoice! The ultimate foodie dream team has arrived: tacos and margaritas. It's the perfect match made in culinary heaven, and at Grab N Go Tacos, we've got the inside scoop on the best margaritas to pair with your favorite tacos.

But before we dive into our delicious recommendations, let's take a quick trip down memory lane. The origins of this pairing can be traced back to Mexico, where both tacos and margaritas were born. Tacos were invented by miners who needed a portable and filling meal to take into the mines, while margaritas were created as a refreshing way to beat the heat. It wasn't long before the two were combined, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Now, let's get to the good stuff - the pairings! Here are four of our favorites:

  •  Pepe's Fajita Taco with Classic Margarita - This classic combo is always a crowd-pleaser. We suggest you get our rich, tender pork in the carnitas tacos pairs perfectly with the tangy lime and tequila in the Margarita. It's a match made in flavor heaven. 

  • Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Margarita - Try pairing our Grilled Fish Tacos with a Pineapple Margarita for a fresh and tropical twist. The sweetness of the pineapple in the Margarita complements the light, flaky fish perfectly.

  • Baja Tacos with Spicy Margarita - Spice things up with our Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos and a Spicy Margarita. The heat from the jalapeños in the Margarita is balanced by the richness of the barbacoa, creating a bold and delicious flavor combination.

  • Veggie Tacos with Mango Margarita - We recommend pairing our Veggie Tacos with a Mango Margarita for our vegetarian friends. The sweet, juicy mango in the Margarita is the perfect complement to the fresh veggies in the tacos.

At Grab N Go Tacos, we take our margaritas seriously. That's why we only use the freshest ingredients and the best tequila in our margaritas. If you're feeling adventurous, we also have a variety of unique margarita recipes to try, such as our Spicy Watermelon Margarita or our Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita.

So next time you're craving tacos, don't forget to grab a margarita to go with it. Trust us. Your taste buds will thank you.