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  • Writer's pictureLawrence Norento

The Biggest and Best Margaritas in Texas: Cafe Olé


Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably familiar with the Margarita, a beloved cocktail made primarily with tequila, lime juice, and triple sec, often served over ice in a glass rimmed with salt. Its allure lies in its invigorating and tangy taste, where the acidity of the lime juice melds seamlessly with the sweetness of the triple sec and the distinctive agave flavor of the tequila. Margaritas come in various forms, from frozen delights to ones served over ice, usually adorned with a lime wedge, and they hold a special place in the hearts of many, known for their ability to induce relaxation and enjoyment across bars, restaurants, and homes globally. Texas, in particular, has a penchant for Margaritas, with San Antonio's Café Olé standing out as a prime destination for indulging in these iconic concoctions.

Margaritas and Mexican cuisine are a match made in heaven, and Café Olé, nestled along the San Antonio River Walk, elevates this classic pairing to new heights with its signature 60-ounce Margaritas, known for their outrageous and delicious extravagance. Situated amidst the vibrant ambiance and rich Hispanic heritage of San Antonio, Café Olé offers an unrivaled dining experience along the iconic River Walk, showcasing the lively spirit and diverse culinary offerings that define the city's culture.

Positioned at the heart of the San Antonio River Walk, between the Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel and the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Café Olé presents a haven for Tex-Mex enthusiasts, boasting an extensive selection of Margaritas crafted from over 30 varieties of Tequila. Its expansive patio provides picturesque views of the River Walk, making it an ideal spot for unwinding with friends over lunch, dinner, or happy hour.

The adjacent Agave Bar, featuring live music on weekends and multiple TVs, adds to the lively atmosphere, offering a diverse range of entertainment options for patrons.

With its prime location and multi-level seating options, including waterfront views and indoor dining, Café Olé caters to every preference, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience for guests. The menu features an array of Tex-Mex favorites, including flavorful enchiladas, sizzling fajitas, and mouthwatering tacos, all prepared with meticulous attention to detail to tantalize the taste buds of diners.

For those seeking the ultimate indulgence, Café Olé's legendary 60-ounce Margaritas steal the show, serving as the perfect accompaniment to the restaurant's delectable fare. Adorned with vibrant fresh fruits and a salt and chili lime seasoning rim, these colossal cocktails are a feast for the eyes and the palate, offering a delightful fusion of flavors and aromas that captivate the senses. The margaritas are great...and they don't skimp on the alcohol.

The first time I paid Cafe Ole' a visit, I visited the spot for dinner expected nothing special, came to find my FAVORITE salsa ever!! Will was my waiter and he went above and beyond with service and hospitality. The salsa was not the best, it was extra spicy and needed a little salt, the guacamole too. But once you added the salt the quesadillas with fajita meat added was top tier.


With its dedication to culinary excellence and vibrant ambiance, Café Olé continues to reign supreme as the go-to destination for Tex-Mex enthusiasts and Margarita aficionados alike, embodying the essence of San Antonio's rich cultural heritage and culinary traditions.


521 River Walk, San Antonio, TX 78205






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