Mark your calendars and raise a toast for National Margarita Day! We pay tribute and honor the margarita on this special day of celebration.
This year, National Margarita Day is even easier to celebrate because its designated date — Feb. 22 — falls on a Saturday. Perfect timing. No matter where you live in Miami, there’s likely a margarita special out there for you. Here’s our roundup of places offering discounted drinks in the area.
Celebrate National Margarita Day the right way at celebrity chef Richard Sandoval’s Toro Toro. The Downtown Miami restaurant will be offering an array of options all day on Saturday, February 22, to celebrate the classic cocktail. Guests may enjoy $5 Classic Margaritas or $8 Premium Margaritas featuring Avion, Casamigos, Patron, Volcan and Herradura tequilas. For a $2 upgrade, guests can select specialty flavors to add to their margaritas, with options including passion fruit, strawberry, blood orange, jalapeño and guava. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental Hotel in Downtown Miami. Telephone: (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com
Beaker & Gray
Wynwood hotspot Beaker & Gray will be offering a specialty margarita from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23 in celebration of National Margarita Day. Bar Director Ben Potts has created La Isla Verde Margarita, made with Tromba Tequila, Cointreau, pineapple juice, Thai chili syrup, fresh lime juice and muddled cucumber, finished off with a Togarashi salt rim. The creative take on a tropical and spicy margarita will be priced at $12. Beaker & Gray is located at 2637 North Miami Avenue in Miami’s Art District, Wynwood. Telephone: (305) 699-2637; www.beakerandgray.com
The contemporary American steakhouse, BLT Prime at Trump National Doral Miami is celebrating National Margarita Day by mixing up three specialty margaritas for the occasion, priced at $17 each – Passionfruit Jalapeño, Strawberry Mint, and Classic, all made with Milagro Silver tequila. BLT Prime is located at Trump National Doral Miami®, 4400 NW 87th Avenue. Telephone: (305) 591–6606; www.bltprimemiami.com
La Cocina Coctelera
Beverage Director Joel Garcia will rock it out for National Margarita Day from noon-2AM with La Cocina’s version of a Margarita – Pots & Pans (inspired by Ben Potts) with El Jimador Tequila, St. Germain, Kiwi, and Lemongrass. Enjoy the special offer for the day: buy one, get one free for $12. La Cocina is located at 1000 E 16th Street in Hialeah. Telephone: (305) 887-8863; lacocinahialeah.com
Soff’s at JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa
Soff’s at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is celebrating National Margarita Day with their twist on a traditional margarita. Soff’s Lady Marmalade, created by Mixologist Micah Gilbert, is a sweet and spicy blend of Volcán tequila, Aperol, house-made orange marmalade syrup, fresh-pressed lime juice, and Ancho Reyes chile liqueur. To top it off, the Lady Marmalade is finished with a house recipe savory salt rim and chile pepper garnish ($16). Soff’s is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura inside the JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa. Telephone: (305) 932-6200; www.marriott.com/jw-marriott-miami-turnberry-resort-and-spa/