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Finding good tequila might be difficult for some...well not anymore! Thanks to my handy-dandy resource page here, you won't ever have trouble locating your favorite tequila in Tucson ever again.

Check out these great places to get tequila...

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort (3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. 520-791-6051): they do an awesome free "Tequila Toast" every day at 5:30 p.m. at the resort’s "Salud" restaurant. They have an amazing tequila selection, great margaritas and tasty food to compliment these drinks. 

Plaza Liquors and Fine Wines (2642 N Campbell Ave. 520-327-0452): Okay, these guys have 100+ tequilas. If that doesn't bring you there, I don't know what will. One reviewer on says, "Over 100 varieties of Tequila.  For this alone, Plaza deserves five stars." Go!

El Charro Cafe (311 North Court Avenue.  520-620-6125, 6310 East Broadway Boulevard. 520-512-8607, 7725 North Oracle Road. 520-615-1922) So besides having awesome food, they have over 40 types of tequilas! El Charro has been around since 1922, so there's lots of history there. The food is really great (take it from someone who's been there), but the drinks are even better. One of the best margaritas I've ever had.

Blanco's Tacos and Tequila (2905 E Skyline Drive. 520-232-1007) This is one of my FAVORITE places to go in Tucson for drinks. I wrote an entire blog post about it too. Their drinks are so good and they all involve tequila! Check out their menu for the different kinds of drinks they serve. Kind of pricey but they're worth it! I recommend the White Peach and Hibiscus Margarita. Oh, and the White Sangria is amazing too.

Guadalajara Grill (1220 East Prince Road. 520-323-1022) So, another place with amazing food...but the drinks are superior by far. Check out their bar menu and a cool video they have posted on their site. I love their frozen margaritas. Classic for sure.

Sir Vezas (4699 E. Speedway Blvd. 520-323-8226) I was lucky enough to go here and get behind the bar to take pictures of this place. They have over 35 tequilas, including my personal favorite, Don Julio (photo by me). This is one of the photos I took of one of the two bars they have.  

The RumRunner (3131 East First Street. 520-326-0121) From their Web site: "The RumRunner has been quenching Tucson's thirst since the 1960's. Originally a drive thru liquor store, The Rumrunner has grown with the city and is today a destination wine shop, spirits emporium, gourmet market and home to one of Tucson's best restaurants, The Dish bistro-bar." More importantly, you can find a lot of artisan tequilas and mezcals here.

Cafe Poca Cosa (110 East Pennington St. 520-622-6400) They've got an interesting menu that changes twice a day, and an extensive tequila selection. And an extensive tequila selection means exceptional margaritas. Check out their Web site for more.

El Mezon Del Cobre (2960 N. 1st Ave. 520-791-0977) What drew me to this place, was the fact that they had Don Julio.  But they also have many more tequilas. Check out their drink menu. Make sure you get the restaurant’s unique drink, the "Chihuahua", which is made with Hacienda de Chihuahua Sotol reposado (like tequila), melon liqueur, sweet and sour, orange juice, Cointreau and freshly squeezed limes.

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant (3602 East Grant Road. 520-323-9880). They've got LOTS of liquor. Particularly, over 45 different types of tequilas. They also, so I hear, make AWESOME margaritas.  


Happy drinking! Salud!




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