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Cheers to National Margarita Day!

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If you were to poll Houstonians on their favorite cocktail we like to believe it would be a margarita! Thanks to all the amazing tex-mex restaurants here in town it could be hard to decide where to celebrate National Margarita Day. Don’t worry we have you covered with the top 5 places to celebrate! 


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Picos, founded by Arnaldo Richards nearly 35 years ago, has nearly 400 tequilas and seven private proprietary tequila blends exclusive to Picos!  They will be offering four specials: $10 Classic margaritas made with Don Julio Silver (normally $13), $10 frozen Altos Reposado Frozen tamarind margaritas (normally $13), $5 El JImador Silver and Reposado shots during happy hour (3-6pm), and $6 Picorita Frozens made with Cazadores Silver during lunch and happy hour.

Eight Row Flint

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Eight Row Flint will have a wider selection of margaritas frozen and on the rocks! The Pink Rattlesnake: Hibiscus – Serrano Margarita,  Howdy Ma’am: Passion Fruit – Papaya Margarita,  Midnight Cowboy: A Mixed Berry Margarita and Port of Call: Galveston: Coconut – Pineapple Margarita! They will be $11 after Happy Hour, $7 during Happy Hour (2-6PM).


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‘The Greatest Margarita Ever Sold’ is the only margarita to appear on the menu at all of Chef Hugo Ortega’s award-winning Mexican restaurants.  Usually $29 but for National Margarita Day it will be just $15 all day at Hugo’s’, Caracol and Xochi!

The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation

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Ninfa’s will be celebrating with a special Jalapeño Piñarita made with mezcal and jalapeño infusion tequila! That along with their famous The Original Ninfarita (a proprietary recipe with 100 percent agave silver tequila) and a handful of their other margaritas will be $10.

The Rustic

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The newest downtown hot spot is celebrating what they consider the best-mixed drink of our time with a nearly 5 foot tall Don Julio margarita! Enjoy the giant margarita while dancing the night away with a live DJ.


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