Boudros Shares a Tempting Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

Wednesday 21st, July 2021 / 10:16 Written by
Boudros Shares a Tempting Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

Boudros Texas Bistro Makes a Prickly Pear Margarita on Tequila Day, July 24, and Share Their Famous Recipe

Boudros knows Texans rarely need a reason to drink tequila in Texas, but Saturday, July 24 is National Tequila Day, and we’re looking to celebrate in style with one of San Antonio’s best! Read more for the recipe for Boudro’s Texas Bistro’s famous prickly pear margarita.

Photo Credit Kody Melton

San Antonio’s long-standing River Walk icon is here to help you to celebrate accordingly! Their fan-favorite prickly pear margarita has received rave reviews from locals and tourists, as well as multiple media shout outs from outlets like USA Today 10 Best, Travel + Leisure, Express News and San Antonio Magazine, just to name a few. But don’t just take their word for it—you gotta come in and try for yourself. Get a taste of what all the fuss is about and stop by Boudro’s to celebrate National Tequila Day on Saturday, July 24. 

If you can’t make it out to the River Walk, recreate this famous cocktail at home!

Boudro’s Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe
Photo Credit Kody Melton

Makes: 1 drink


3/4 cup, tequila

1/2 cup, triple sec

1/4 cup simple syrup

1 cup of fresh lime juice

1/4 cup of prickly pear cactus juice

1 blender full of ice

1 lime (cut into 6 wedges)


Simple syrup: Combine white sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir. Once the sugar is fully dissolved, remove the pan from the heat and allow it to cool. The resulting liquid can be stored in a plastic squeeze bottle, which makes it an easy way to add to cocktails. The ratio of sugar to water can be left to personal preference, although traditionally it is one part water to two parts sugar.

Pour all ingredients (except the cactus pear juice) into the blender. You will need a powerful electric blender that can chop up the ice. Turn on the blender and then successively add more ice and blend until it has a sorbet-like consistency. Pour into a cocktail glass, pour the prickly pear puree on top and add a lime wedge.

The details:

Who: Boudro’s

What: National Tequila Day

When: Saturday, July 24, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 421 E. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone: 210.224.8484

Reservations: Make your reservations here.

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