You Can’t Say No to Margarita Day
Feb 16 2021

You Can’t Say No to Margarita Day

By: Valeria Vivas

You heard it right. It's the holiday you didn't know you needed on February 22, National Margarita Day! A perfect day to bring people together and drink this delicious tequila, triple-sec lime specialty. This day was made for the people of New Orleans and the people who love margarita's in their own special type of way. Whether it be frozen, on the rocks, or made with strawberry or mango, pick your favorite margarita style at any of these local restaurants.

1.Pal's Lounge

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Mid-City's favorite neighborhood bar, Pal's Lounge is a hidden gem when it comes to cocktail specials and pop-up bites. With their happy hours running from 3-7 p.m., we recommend the Charli-Rita to celebrate this National Margarita Day. Pal's Lounge offers a variety of special drinks, beers, and cocktails, and, if you're lucky, some delicious bites by pop-up chefs to accompany your Charli-Rita. Pal's Lounge, 949 N. Rendon St., 504-488-7257

2.Daiwa Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine

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Pineapple, organic agave, St. Elderflower, fresh lime, lime oil, and jalapeño-infused house tequila make up Daiwa Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine's famous Bad Mama-San Margarita. A must have for National Margarita Day, this mouthwatering cocktail pairs surprisingly well with many of the classic Japanese dishes on the menu. Daiwa Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine, 4100 Veterans Memorial Blvd., 504-281-4646, daiwasushi.com

3.Jazzy Pete's

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Jazzy Pete's vibey atmosphere is as perfect as their Oak Street Rita. It's made with all the classic ingredients to make a perfect margarita, as well as a unique addition to make it extra tasty, dry hibiscus syrup. You can savor Jazzy Pete's Oak Street Rita at the corner of Oak and Dublin Street. Enjoy their happy hours Monday-Saturday from 4-6 p.m. Jazzy Pete's, 8201 Oak St., 504-345-2490, jazzy-petes.business.site

4.MISA

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This trendy spot will be your new favorite go-to. MISA, a new addition to Magazine Street's local favorites, combines the perfect spice of Mediterranean cuisine to just about anything, even their margaritas. Drive your taste buds crazy with Misa's Spicy Margaritas. Enjoy MISA's happy hours from 3-5 p.m. MISA, 4734 Magazine St., 504-510-2791, misanola.com

5.Carreta's Grill

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Feeling thirsty? This authentic Mexican grill has not only one, but four locations for you to choose from. Carreta's Grill will not disappoint with its world-famous margaritas. Enjoy from four different selections of margaritas (the House Margarita, Mango Margarita, Top Shelf Margarita, and Strawberry Margarita) all made with the best tequila brands. Locations include Metairie, Covington, Harahan, and Slidell. Carreta's Grill, Multiple Locations, carretasgrillrestaurant.com

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