You taste. You sample. You play judge and vote for your favorite margarita. The best margaritas from the DFW area will be at one location. A Dippin Dot Margarita, from Pie 314 in Lewisville, won last year. Asador, Soleo, Whiskey Cake and Iron Cactus won previous years. You decide which margarita is the best at the Dallas Margarita Meltdown presented by Milagro Silver.

Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples to you on May 29, 2016 4pm-7pm in the West End of Downtown Dallas, TX. The winner will be announced at 8pm. The event ends at 10pm.

Your ticket includes a sampling card used to vote which allows you to sample, taste and vote for your favorite margarita from each establishment participating. 

 
Over 50 establishments have participated in the past. The winners have been Iron Cactus from Downtown, Whiskey Cake from Plano, Soleo Mexican Restaurant from North Dallas, Asador at the Renaissance Hotel, and Pie 314 from Lewisville.

This years participants are RJ Mexican Cuisine, Gators, YO Ranch, Hoffbrau Steaks, Tutta's Pizza and Ellen's Southern Kitchen from the West End, Pie 314 and TBD Kitchen from Lewisville, Iron Cactus, Frankie's Sports Bar, El Fenix, Taqueria La Ventana and Dick's Last Resort from downtown, Taboo Lounge from Design District, Mulberry St. Cantina from Denton, Resto Gastro Bistro at Trinity Groves, La Margarita in Irving, El Ranchito, La Calle Doce, Espumoso Caffe, Mesa and Bueno Vista from Oak Cliff, So & So's, Savor Gastro Pub, TNT Tacos and Tequila and Fat Rabbit from Uptown, Yucatan Taco Stand from Lower Greenville, Shakertins from Austin Ranch, and Asador at the Renaissance Hotel, Filament, High and Tight and Cafe Salsera from Deep Ellum, On the Border, Cafe Herrera at the Omni Hotel and The Eberhard from N. Henderson Avenue , Wild Bill's Western Store, South Fork and Little Owl Concepts.

Food provided by RJ Mexican Cuisine from the West End, Sambuca from Uptown, Greek Cafe and Bakery from Bishop Arts District, Samson's Gourmet Hot Dogs and Yucatan Taco Stand from Lower Greenville Avenue.

Local retail vendors and sponsors: JNW Marketing, Mistura, PhysiciansER Oak Lawn, Glitzy Glitz, Hari Mari, Anastasia Pool, Cigar Art, Cholula Hot Sauce, and Naked Juice.

DJ Regs spinning TOP 40 music. All food, beer, water and retail sold seperately. All sales are final. Tickets are non-transferable. No refunds. Rain or Shine. Must be 21 years old.
 

Please bring your ticket printout for confirmation. No refunds, rain or shine. All sales are final. You must be 21+ to purchase tickets. You must arrive early as sampling will begin at 4pm and end at 7pm; festival will continue on until 10pm. You need to allow for time to wait in line, get voting card and sample margaritas.

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Establishments

The Dallas Margarita Meltdown has been home to many different types of restaurants, bars and Hotels.

Neighborhood

• The West End is known for its rich history and is one of the most visited destinations in Downto

Entertainment

Dj Reggs is the Dallas Margarita Meltdown’s resident DJ. He spins top 40, hip hop while mixing