National Margarita Day is today! Who says margaritas are only for summertime imbibing? The taste of tequila is perfect for any time of year so we have rounded up the best places and drinks to celebrate with.
National Margarita Day: 9 Margaritas to Drink
In NYC to make the most of National Margarita Day, these margaritas include everything from green juices like kale and cucumbers to lavender and even red peppers. Take a look at the margaritas below. Happy Margarita Day!
Garden Variety Margarita at the Wayland (East Village)
The Garden Variety Margarita at the Wayland on 9th street in the East Village is basically healthy with ginger, agave nectar, kale juice, lime to go with the blanco tequila. Served on the Rocks with a smoked sea salt rim. ($12)
Blood Orange-Jalapeño Margarita at Stanton Social (LES)
Head down to the Lower East Side eatery to sip this tasting concoction, made with jalapeno-infused Milagro Reposado and blood orange puree
Green Juice Margarita at Dos Caminos (all locations)
Think of this as the guilt-free version: a drink made with tequila, coconut liqueur, agave, kale, cucumber, lime, apple, pineapple juice, ginger, mint and chili-lime salt. Delish.
Pepino Diablo at La Esquina (Nolita)
Lavender Margarita at Gardenia (West Village)
Cucumber Margarita at The Roof
Smoky Jalapeno at Black Ant
House-infused tequila is blended with orange liqueur, lime, agave and smoky salt for a savory treat in a glass at this East Village Mexican favorite.
Rocco Rita at Rocco’s Tacos
This Downtown Brooklyn eatery gets into the “spirit” with a uncomplicated but delicious blend of Camarena Silver tequila and fresh-made sour mix with a salt rim.
Red Bell Pepper Margarita at El Vez NYC
This financial district spot’s head bartender Mark Murphy created this Red Bell Pepper margarita ($12.50), that includes Fidencio, Anchos Reyes, bell pepper juice, lemon, agave, with thai chili tincture and smoked guajillo sea salt rim.
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