Tequila cocktails you must try at Montreal bars

Mixologists in Montreal know the tricks of their trade and can mix up a delicious cocktail at the drop of a hat. Here are a few Montreal tequila-based cocktails that will surely leave you wanting more.

Maison Boulud

1228 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H3G 1H6

The Borsch at Maison Boulud Maison Boulud, located in the posh Ritz Carleton Hotel, serves French cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant is also known for serving some of the most delicious cocktails in town. Try the Borsch, complete with Cazadores Reposado Tequila, black current liquor, beet juice, ginger, tobasco sauce and sriracha bitters. Of course, given the stauts of Maison Boulud, the cocktails come at a hefty price, but for a cocktail as intricate as the latter, it’s worth every penny.


211, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T4

L’Assommoir is well known for their long list of inventive cocktails. If you’re a fan of the mojito, but enjoy a nice tequila beverage, then you’ll love the Tequilajito. It combines the freshness of the mojito with mint, lime juice and ginger, and the tanginess of the tequila beverage. The combination with the apple juice makes for a nice beverage.

La Distillerie

300, rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2X 1H6

If you’re looking a creative cocktail, look no further than La Distillerie. The mixologists take their trade very seriously and will concoct a number of cocktails. Their cocktail menu changes every few months, but the bartenders will be glad to make any drinks upon request. A favourite among tequila lovers is the Yariba! Yariba!, a zesty cocktail made with tequila, orange liqueur, citrus juice, homemade grenadine and soda.

9379-4717 Quebec Inc

972 Boul Décarie, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 3M5

Located just out of the city, near the Côte-Vertu metro, Le Tequila Bar delivers delicious Mexican eats and many different brands of tequila. If you’re a fan of the classic margarita — and let’s face it, who isn’t — try their original blackberry mojito, made with fresh blackberries.

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