Danica Voll | 12 February 2019

While you never need an excuse to sip on a margarita, we have found the perfect one…. National Margarita Day! As we approach our favourite day of the year (AKA February 22), we’ve rounded up the best bars to enjoy these heavenly cocktails. It’s time to take life with a grain of salt… a wedge of lime… and a shot of tequila. Let the fiesta begin!

El Camino Cantina, Bowen Hills
Famous for their three sized 'ritas (including an ENORMOUS 2-litre tower), El Camino Cantina is celebrating this holy-est of days with a special Golden Rita. Available only on Friday Feb 22, this original, frozen margarita comes dusted with edible and gold glitter that’ll leave you feeling extra AF. You can also choose between there selection of irresistible flavours including classic, mango and strawberry which can be served frozen or on the rocks.

Osbourne Hotel, Fortitude Valley
For a fiesta of Mexican food, a special margarita menu and a live mariachi performance, Osbourne Hotel should be your go-to. Herradura Tequila is taking charge of the margaritas with options like the Classic, Strawberry & Jalapeno, Espresso and Tommy’s Jug all up for grabs. Pair them with 5x different types of tacos and chicken or vegetarian nachos, and you’ve got yourself a party!

The Defiant Duck, Newstead
Kicking off from 7pm, you’ll want to get your Friday night started at Defiant Duck. For only $35pp, enjoy delicious Patron margaritas + 2x tacos in their brand=spanking new al fresco Margarita Bar!

Story Bridge Hotel, Kangaroo Point
Taking their Friday Knock-Off Session to the next level, Story Bridge Hotel are throwing a Kangaroo Point party like no other… all in celebration of their all-time favourite cocktail. With live music from 5pm, get amongst the action and try 1 or 5 speciality margaritas.

Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant & Tequila, Newmarket
Join Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant as they pay tribute and honour the Margarita on this special day of celebrations. Alongside speciality Margaritas and food specials, you can expect a live Mariachi trio taking you straight to Mexico. So bring your amigos, order a drink and relax as they serve you up a delicious Mexican feast.


About the author


Harbouring an unhealthy addiction of stopping strangers on the street to pet their doggos, Danica is a lover of the great outdoors.  While her greatest skill may be the ability to rap ‘Fergalicious’ perfectly, her inability to remember her left and rights has proven to be her greatest downfall in life. When she’s not on the beach or hiking up another mountain, you can expect to find her watching Unlikely Animal Friends for the 100th time while trying to satisfy her Tim-Tam addiction with surprise, suprise… another packet of Tim-Tams. It seems like no-one told her they aren’t a suitable daily breakfast.


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