But National Margarita Day, Friday, February 22, seems especially relevant in San Antonio. So, here are a few local spots offering marg specials to celebrate.
Q Bar at Hyatt Regency San Antonio // Can't commit to one margarita? Try a flight of four 6 oz. specialty drinks, including traditional, prickly pear, cucumber jalapeño and paloma margaritas for $16. The special will be available at the bar between 11:30 a.m. and midnight. 123 Losoya, (210) 510-4477.
Pizza Italia // Toast to wallet-friendly specials with a margarita in one hand and a slice in the other. Pizza Italia will serve $3.99 margs in addition to its usual beer and wine offerings between 11 a.m.- noon. 3023 Thousand Oaks #101, (210) 494-8646.
La Gloria // Start the celebration with La Gloria on Thursday (11 a.m.-10 p.m.) and pick right back up again Friday (11 a.m.-midnight). Named the 2018 Best Margarita by the Current, La Gloria will offer specials like $5 house margaritas on the rocks, $7 blackberry margaritas served with a black salt rim or $10 house margarita shakers. 100 E Grayson St, (210) 267-9040.
Burleson Yard Beer Garden // Step up to the bar for tequila specials and $5 margaritas, available all day, and catch live performances from Wayne Holtz, King Pelican and The Foreign Arm. 430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille // Good news: Perry's offers drink specials every day during Social Hour. The smoky rita, made with Hornitos Black Barrel tequila, fresh lime, agave nectar and a habanero rim usually goes for $15, but they're only $9 at Bar 79 during social hour. Social Hour is Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. 15900 La Cantera Pkwy #22200, (210) 558-6161.
Taco Cabana // Spend the happiest of hours with this $3.50 Jalapeño Guava Kickin' Margarita. If that sounds appealing, be sure to try the spicy, sweet drink before it disappears at the end of the month. Happy hour runs 4-7 p.m. tacocabana.com
Chuy's // Chuy's is taking $1 off top-shelf skinny 'ritas all day and offering customers an extra pour of tequila or orange liqueur in their drink for just $1. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. chuys.com
The Rustic // Go for a drink and stay for the spectacle — the Rustic will pour its classic Don Julio Margarita into a near five-foot glass and serve it with lime, of course. The special runs from 5-11 p.m. 17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, (210) 245-7500.
La Margarita // There's literally zero training required to drink your way through the Margarita y Musica 0.5K. Start at La Margarita, stop by Mi Tierra and end the walk at Viva Villa. Single tickets cost $25 and couples can enter for $40. Admission include live music and four mini margaritas. The event runs 4-9 p.m. and tickets are available here. 800 Dolorosa Street, Suite 205.
El Jarro de Arturo // When you order El Jarro's $5 house frozen margaritas, you'll get a free serving of queso, salsa and chips. The special runs 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 13421 San Pedro Ave, (210) 494-5084.
Hopdoddy // Make the holiday count with Hopdoddy's $2 Little Larry (mini-classic frozen margarita with Grand Marnier) and $5 classic frozen margaritas (your choice of Gold Tequila, Fresh Citrus Juices, Triple Sec, Black Lava Salt Rim, Served Icy & Delicious). 17623 La Cantera Pkwy #101, (210) 434-2337.
Shuck Shack //Shuck Shack is serving $5 house margaritas, and a Mi Campo Tequila Tasting Table that promises to make this a memorable holiday. 11- a.m.-10 p.m., 520 E Grayson St, (210) 236-7422.
Alamo BBQ Co. //Pair your 'cue with $5 Mi Campo margaritas (available all day) or $5 shots of tequila starting at 6 p.m. (pero no Patron). Stop by the Community Beer pop-up for on-site brew samples between 4-8 p.m., and stick around for a live show with the Acousticats. 511 E. Grayson St., (210) 994-8099.
Tre Trattoria // Grab drinks and enjoy the river view with a Limoncello-Basil Margarita and a Margherita Pizza for only $20, between 3-7 p.m. Or just stop by for this special savory, sweet marg any time today. 200 W. Jones Ave, (210) 805-0333.
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