New York, New York: Giant Margarita

Large margarita statue with lime slice tips off roof of a Greenwich Village Mexican restaurant. C'mon New York, this needs to be about 3 times bigger to truly impress!

Caliente Cab Company

61 7th Ave. South, New York, NY
Caliente Cab Company, 7th Ave. South at Bleeker and Commerce streets.
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Margarita painted gold.

Giant Margarita

The giant margarita has been repainted all gold now, but a cool new thing is that the lime slice glows! (No Studebaker taxi to be found).

[Mike Gassmann, 06/01/2019]

Painting did not benefit the illusion of a gargantuan cocktail. Now resembles a spittoon mistaken for a trash can.

Giant Margarita

Not sure when things changed but the giant margarita definitely got a remodel. The taxi is gone and the margarita glass is now painted gold.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 10/14/2017]


Giant Margarita

I worked up quite a thirst walking to edge of the West Village for a sight of the Giant Margarita (strawberry) frothing over the lip of a glass with a lime wheel. Located above the Caliente Cab Company, which has been serving margaritas since 1984.

A 1950 Studebaker Yellow Cab (it has a mustache) is parked at the curb out front. A true Roadside America junkies' goldmine, because a trip to the Giant Margarita passes the Trailer Park Lounge, Jekyll and Hyde Club, the Hess Triangle, and the Locksmith Shop covered with keys. Most patrons on the patio outside were enjoying 24-ounce frozen margaritas served in souvenir hurricane glasses.

[Chris Harmon, 07/31/2013]

Margarita Magic.

Giant Margarita

You'll get thirsty just looking at this giant margarita tipping over the roof of a Mexican restaurant in Greenwich Village. The giant glass, labeled "Magarita Magic," comes complete with a giant slice of lime. Nachos, please?

Check out the 1950s Studebaker taxi sitting out front while you're there.

[Ann Carden, 09/09/2011]

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