National Margarita Day is almost here! This famous cocktail, made from a mix of tequila, triple sec and lime juice, comes frozen, flavored with fruit puree, spicy, blue and beyond. Call the sitter and sip one of your faves somewhere on Wednesday, February 22.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar
Their Perfect Margarita is a mix of 1800 Reposado tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier and lime juice.
National Margarita Day is an annual celebration at this island-inspired resto. Head there to sip $2.22 Classic Margaritas, or try the new Blue Curaçao, Dragon Fruit or Coconut-Pineapple variations for full price. Viva La Rita is from Feb. 22 – April 5 where you can try all of the new margarita and island flavors.
Some of the selections include the Classic Margy; the Barrio Margy with blanco tequila, mezcal, lime and agave; or the Spiced Hibiscus Margy with blanco tequila, hibiscus, lemon, agave and tiki bitters.
Blue Moon Mexican Café
Denville, Englewood, Wyckoff
This place is known for drinks, Mexican-inspired fare and Sunday brunch. This is a great place to have a fiesta.
Chili’s Grill & Bar
The Grand Romance Rita is back all month. Grand Marnier and Lunazul Blanco Tequila are mixed with Monin Blackberry and Chili’s fresh sour.
Escondido Mexican Cuisine and Tequila Bar
Mondays here are Margarita Day, where any marg is half-priced. Wednesdays are for fajitas, so sit down for meal in addition to your favorite drink.
Johnny Tequila’s Bar + Cocina
If you don’t have time to sit down for a full dinner, grab one of the Margarita Mixes & To-Go Drinks. They are made with freshly squeezed lime and 100% organic blue agave nectar. What’s even better is that all flavors are available with or without alcohol, so you can have the kids join an age-appropriate party.
Kona Grill will toast to its favorite tequila-based bev with the Margarita Heaven menu featuring the Casamigos Margarita.
Punch-packed margaritas are available every day. You can build your own here, with flavors like cucumber, jalapeno, passion fruit or mango.
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant
Toms River, Woodbridge
National Margarita Week is Feb. 21-26. On Feb. 22 enjoy $6 Original and Classic flavored margaritas. All week, you can order $12 Patron margaritas that include a free souvenir cup; or $20 margarita pitchers, plus prize and swag giveaways.
Margaritaville Atlantic City
The name says it all! The Devil I Know mixes Luna Zul Reposado Tequila, Fireball Cinnamon whiskey, amaretto and their house margarita blend. Where’s the Party combines Corazon Blanco Tequila, Margaritaville Triple Sec, wild berry puree and their house margarita blend. Or opt for a more traditional peach or watermelon version.
On The Border
The Peach Vodka ‘Rita mixes Deep Eddy Peach Vodka that is handcrafted from real peaches and shaken with fresh citrus sour and triple sec. The Maker’s ‘Rita adds Maker’s Mark bourbon to Gran Gala and fresh citrus sour.
Órale Mexican Kitchen
Hoboken, Jersey City, Morristown
There are more than 30 types of tequila in addition to extra anejo, mezcal and soltol on the drink menu. There are a handful of crafted margaritas on the menu, which you can choose to make spicy or skinny (lower cal).
From Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 5 pm, frozen margaritas are $9 (as is Panchos’s Sangria).
This Riverside Square staple is known for its margaritas in addition to tableside guacamole. Either frozen or on the rocks, you can order a pomegranate, lime, mango, strawberry, blood orange or guava drink. Josefina’s Margarita adds in Komos Rose Tequila, organic agave nectar and freshly squeezed lime juice. Margarita Al Gusto is made the way you like.
Margarita Mondays are a permanent way to get your tequila on, and Taco Tuesday has you covered with half-price tacos all day long. Keep an eye on the event calendar for live music.
If going out is a long shot, shake up your own margarita at home.
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