7 Spots To Celebrate National Margarita Day In South Florida On Feb. 22
Even though there seems to be a national day for absolutely everything, discovering National Margarita Day skyrocketed it to the top of our list.
Conveniently a week after Valentine’s Day, this delicious day dedicated to many people’s happy hour drink of choice gives those both single or taken an excuse to, once again, treat themselves. And we have no objections; whether you like your margs frozen, on the rocks, sweet or spicy, you don’t need an excuse to indulge in this fabulous icy drink.
Because our love for margaritas runs so deep, we compiled the top seven spots to celebrate National Margarita Day in South Florida on Feb. 22.
Although it only recently opened, El Camino has already made its mark in being one of Fort Lauderdale’s hottest and most enticing happy hour spots. Luckily, on Feb. 22 you can pair the Mexican eatery’s beloved tacos with one of its famous margs. Step out of your comfort zone with the Cactus Margarita, made with Blanco tequila, cactus shrub, fresh lime and cardamom ($11). For a walk on the safe side, stick with a twist on the tried-and-true Tequila Sunrise, made with Blanco tequila, orange, lime and hibiscus-habanero cordial ($11). If you’re in the mood for something sweet, the Kiwi-Mint Margarita made with Blanco tequila and muddled mint and kiwi is right up your alley. ($12).
If you can’t celebrate National Margarita Day today, Township has you covered. The esteemed Fort Lauderdale bar is having its third annual Margarita Festival on March 2. For $25 (or $35 at the door), enjoy bottomless margaritas from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and more than 20 different types of tequila. From Avión, Azunia and Blue Nectar to Partida, Patron and Suerte, your favorite tequila is sure to be flowing. Don’t stress about Florida’s unpredictable weather raining on your parade (literally), either, because it’s happening rain or shine.
219 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale; 954.338.4070; store.townshipftl.com/products/margaritafestivalfortlauderdale
Attention all margarita-loving sports fans: Do you want to spend your Friday watching your favorite sporting events with a margarita in each hand? If so, you don’t want to skip out on Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill’s buy one, get one free all-day margarita special. Try all five flavors of Bo’s Big Ritas - original, strawberry, mango, peach or blueberry - or stick to your favorite. All are made with Jose Cuervo silver tequila, Cointreau liqueur, ripe agave margarita, an agave nectar salt rim and topped with an ice-cold Coronita bottle.
3115 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954.900.5584; bokampers.com
Pembroke Pines’ beloved Brimstone Woodfire Grill in Pembroke Gardens is notorious for their delicious steaks, ocean-inspired fare and juicy burgers. Pick your favorite and pair it with your margaritas of choice, because from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. all house-made margs are half-off. The tartness of the Grapefruit Smash (Finlandia Grapefruit Vodka, fresh lime and basil) pairs great with a delicious steak, and the Mango Sol (Herradura Silver Tequila, mango-habanero puree, agave, peach schnapps and lime juice) is best paired with a burger made with all the fixins’.
14575 SW 5th St., Pembroke Pines; 954.430.2333; brimstonewoodfiregrill.com/
Good Spirits Fifth & Fed
If you’re looking for a more laid-back vibe to enjoy NMD in, look no further than Fort Lauderdale’s charming, mid-century-inspired restaurant for the company and drinks you desire. Wind down from a hectic work week while sipping on a Sorrell Margarita for ($8, but it’s usually $12) made with Olmeca Altos Reposado Tequila, Torres Orange Liqueur, Hibiscus Syrup and lime. Kick back and relax in the 60’s-inspired lounge while watching timeless shows on the big-screen TVs.
476 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954.523.2580; goodspiritsrestaurant.com
Head on over to everyone’s favorite craft beer bar for a sweet deal - its fan-favorite prickly pear margaritas are $7 all day, at every location. That’s right, from Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton to Midtown Miami, Coral Gables or Aventura, round up your friends near and far for prickly pear margs all day long; with so many locations to choose from, there’s really no excuse as to why you shouldn’t.
Locations vary; tap42.com
If you’ve never been to Las Olas’ newest Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion hotspot, National Margarita Day is the perfect day to. Pair gorgeous views of the Himmarshee Canal with the spicy Dragon Margarita, made with Avion Tequila, Thai chile peppers, blood orange puree, yuzu juice, orange bitters and spiced rum. If spicy isn’t in your vocabulary, don’t fret: All margaritas are half-off, so take your pick from its delicious selection.
1200 E. Las Olas Blvd Ste. 101, Fort Lauderdale; 954.530.4176; casasensei.com
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