222 Taco (the name itself pays homage to Feb. 22) will debut Friday something they are calling La Margarita Shop. Starting at 12:22 p.m. and then every hour on the :22, La Margarita Shop will sample a different free cocktail from a margarita menu. So while you dine you can enjoy something like Fresa Verde with Montelobos Mexcal, Banannarita with Olmeca Altos Reposado or a Paloma 2.0 with Milagro Silver.
Located in the Village at Gulfstream Park, this Mexican restaurant will have its Casa Rita margarita for $5 (the regular price is $8.25). There will also be the Tajín Watermelon Rita for $12.25 that is made of cucumber chili tequila, blood orange liqueur, muddled watermelon, lime juice, lemon juice, agave nectar, tajín and then garnished with two watermelon cubes.
The Dragon Margarita at this self-described pan-Asian, Latin fusion eatery is half price all day (normally $12). The Dragon Margarita is made of Avion Tequila, Thai chili peppers, blood orange puree, yuzu juice, orange bitters and spiced rum.
On National Margarita Day, Steven Minor (the beverage director at 1 Hotel) and Kristin Clark (national mixologist for Casamigos) will host a mixology workshop at Elements, the upstairs bar at the restaurant Habitat from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $40. To order, go to Exploretock.com/1hotelsouthbeach.
This bar in the North Hotel Key West is adding a margarita to its drink menu with the Avocado Cilantro Margarita with pink Himalayan salt for $12.
Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar
Locations in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. RoccosTacos.com.
Among the many choices will be the Margarita for Multiple Sclerosis, $11.75, where a portion of the proceeds from the sale will go to the National MS Society. The MS Miracle Margarita is made of One With Life Tequila organic tequila, Cedilla Acai Liqueur, agave nectar and lime juice.
There will be two-for-one special pricing from 4-8 p.m. with this restaurant’s launch — not even on the menu yet — of the Gunsmoke margarita (made with Cazadores reposado tequila, Mezcal de joven, lime juice, Cointreau, chickpea, applewood and black lava salt). There will also be an alternative margarita called the Day of the Dragon (made with Casamigos Ańejo, dragon fruit puree, Grand Marnier, orange juice, lemon juice, agave and spicy margarita salt). The cocktails will normally be $12, so with the BOGO pricing on Friday they are $6.
This restaurant inside the InterContinental hotel will have three of their signature margaritas for $7 each (normally $14). And guests can enjoy Del Maguey flights — mezcal from different villages — for $15.
Special for Margarita Day, The Living Room has created the Pineapple Roast for $14 (drinks are usually $17). The Pineapple Roast is made of Reposado Tequila, roasted pineapple juice, lime, Ancho Reyes, George Chili, agave and then garnished with half smoked pineapple wheel and tajín rim.