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FIRST LOOK: Mia Margarita Opens In Henley Beach

Adelaide’s newest bar and restaurant is about to open, and we’ve got your first look!

Seaside Margaritas and Mexican. It seems like a perfect combination, and what better place to do it than in the ever-evolving beachside hotspot of Henley Beach?

Adding to the ever-expanding list of amazing food choices in Henley Square comes Mia Margarita.

The Mexican bar and restaurant is set to open on Saturday April 13th, following the VIP launch on the night of the 12th.

Mia’s will be a modern Mexican restaurant and bar, set over two levels, with the main bar downstairs, and ample booths and seating upstairs with views across to Henley Square and the Ramsgate.

Featuring six different margarita offerings and delicious modern Mexican dishes, Mia Margarita is the love-child of three veterans of Adelaide’s hospitality scene, including Zac Makins, the brains behind Adelaide’s iconic 50SIXONE restaurants.

“After visiting Mexico last year, I fell in love with the country and wanted to bring an element of it back home to Adelaide,” says Zac Makins.

“With its beautiful beaches, dynamic food culture and up-and-coming nightlife, Henley Beach seemed like the perfect place to play host to a little slice of Mexico. Mia Margarita is about delivering the best in food, drinks and atmosphere that Adelaide has to offer.”

The space seats up to 90 people across two storeys. Downstairs, Mia Margarita is a buzzing taco and tequila bar serving up tapas, quesadillas and big plates, while the upper level features booths for group bookings and an exclusive VIP area.

“Upon entering Mia Margarita, you’re greeted with a staircase and bright neon lighting – it’s like walking through the streets of Mexico City. It’s the perfect setting to enjoy a drink, dinner and a dance,” Zac Makins says.

Embracing its beachside setting and Mexican roots, Mia Margarita’s menu offers a vibrant fusion of share plates including Cali Fried Chicken Tacos with avocado salsa and chipotle mayo, and Whole Crumbed Barramundi topped with citrus and guajillo chilli mayo, mango salsa and tortilla pieces.

A must-try is the Trash Can Nachos, where diners lift up a can to unveil a sumptuous stack of pulled pork, avocado salsa, sour cream and an irresistible blend of three melted cheeses.

The modern Mexican menu is complemented by an impressive drinks list that features passionfruit palomas, sangria by the litre and frozen margaritas.

Located at 330 Seaview Road, Henley Beach, Mia Margarita will open to the public on Saturday 13th April, 11am – 11pm, seven days a week.

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