Summer calls for tequila mixed with sour mix to make the margarita. Go for the basics or make it far fancier. Here’s a look at the top five margaritas restaurants in Las Vegas.

1 Hussong’s Cantina

Hussong’s Cantina reportedly created the original margarita in 1941. Try the original and kick back to the mariachi band.
Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702.553.0123

2 China Poblano

Order the Salt Air Margarita with its layer of airy salt foam on top at Jose Andres’ restaurant at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702.698.7900

3 Border Grill

Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger from the Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales” and Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" serve up creative margaritas including the raspberry chipotle, combining sweet and hot.
Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702.632.7403

4 Hecho en Vegas

Hecho en Vegas keeps it simple with just two versions of margaritas.
MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702.891.3200

5 T&T Tacos & Tequila

This party restaurant is known for its Chonga Margarita and sometimes has two-for-one deals.
Luxor, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702-262-5225
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