Top 5 places to get tequila in RVA

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These are my picks for top places to get tequila, specifically for margaritas.(Pixabay)
Published: Oct. 8, 2019 at 5:22 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - It’s 5 o’clock somewhere right!?

Tequila comes in many forms. Some prefer its as a shot with lime and salt while others prefer it as a margarita, whichever your preference RVA doen't fall short of awesome places to stop in great tequila!

Here are some tequila facts:

  1. It is made from blue agave
  2. By law must be made in Mexico
  3. There are five types of tequila
  • silver
  • gold
  • reposado
  • añejo
  • extra añejo

These are my picks for top places to get tequila...some may disagree but here are my go-to places, specifically for margaritas.

Maya is a new favorite! They have infused tequila that changes weekly and over 80+ different tequilas to choose from. Whether it’s a silver, a blanco, a reposado or an añejo. The entire bar staff is knowledgeable about the history of tequila and all the ways to enjoy it.

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Don’t Look Back is the place to go for their tacos but stay for the margaritas! They have a new location called ‘Don’t Look Back Triple’ since the old location in Carytown had a fire last year. They also have seasonal infused tequilas to choose from.

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Casa del Barco has locations popping up all around RVA from the Canal Walk to Short Pump and soon in Chesterfield. With 100+ options of tequila to choose from the options are endless! Be sure to catch their classic margaritas on happy hour.

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Little Mexico is a staple right on the Campus of VCU. They have specials every day of the week so there’s always a deal to catch. Can’t beat a $9.95 ‘Gigante’ frozen margarita! On the rocks is also an option.

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Lalo’s Cocina is right on the Pulse line and the food never disappoints. The food makes you want to keep coming back and the margaritas make you stay. Pro tip: They have the white sauce and salsa for your chips!

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