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Best spots for margaritas

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(Credit: Yvonne Albinowski)

Margaritas are one of the country's most popular cocktails, if not numero uno. Indeed, the first frozen Margarita machine is in the Smithsonian. Pick your version -- straight up, on the rocks, frozen or fruity -- at one of these Long Island restaurants.

--Compiled by Peter M. Gianotti

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    A Besito Patron Margarita, served at Besito, an

    Besito $$ | Mexican 402 New York Ave. Huntington These sophisticated Mexican siblings get the mood going with guacamole, prepared tableside. The seviche du ...

  • Critic rating 2

    Besito $$ | Mexican 1516 Old Northern Blvd. Roslyn These sophisticated Mexican siblings get the mood going with guacamole, prepared tableside. The seviche du ...

  • Cabo in Rockville Centre. (Aug. 6, 2013)

    Cabo $$ | Tex-Mex, Mexican 3-A North Park Ave. Rockville Centre Cabo is as much a state of mind as it is a restaurant and bar. ...

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    Grey Horse Tavern $$ | Pub, New American 291 Bayport Ave. Bayport This clever pub goes the organic, humanely-raised route on a menu that stresses shared appetizers, ...

  • K Pacho Cocina and Tequila in New Hyde

    K. Pacho Cocina and Tequila $$$ | Lounge, Mexican 1270 Union Tpke. New Hyde Park An upscale eatery, the menu is focused on Mexican-inspired appetizers and entrees, while the bar ...

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    People are served at Quetzalcoatl.

    Quetzalcoatl $$$ | Mexican 296 Main St. Huntington Sporting plenty of Mexican imagery ranging from images of the Pre-Columbian god that gives the ...

  • Tide Runners restaurant in Hampton Bays has an

    Tide Runners Restaurant, Bar and Marina Seafood, Pub 7 North Rd. Hampton Bays Tide Runners calls to all travelers with its large deck along the Shinnecock Canal that ...

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