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Nao's Margarita

Nao Restaurant logoThe margarita is one of the most popular cocktails, and definitely the most popular tequila cocktail. There are a few stories about its origin, however; the drink seems to be a tequila version of a classic cocktail called a daisy. In order to be different, Nao's bartenders decided to stick to the classic ingredients. ¡Salud!
Margarita recipe by Nao Restaurant and The Culinary Institute of America



Serves 1

  • 2 oz. Milagro Silver Tequila (100% blue agave tequila)
  • 3/4 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice


  1. Combine the tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice.
  2. Shake and strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass with salt on the rim.

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