Today is July 24 and you know what that means… it’s national tequila day baby!
Honestly, we just found out about this day ourselves, so naturally, we had to create a list of our 5 favorite bars to get a kick-ass margarita in the city. So what’re you waiting for? Let’s take advantage of this holy day and get drinking!
1. Fonda, Various Locations
Fonda‘s has three locations around the city; Chelsea, the East Village, and Park Slope, Brooklyn. From hand-made tortillas to fresh guacamole to their incredible margaritas, everything about this restaurant is amazing!
Where: Various Locations
2. The Black Ant, Bowery
The Black Ant has the best Mexican cuisine with an extremely luxurious twist. The margarita’s are made with house-infused jalapeño tequila and sprinkled with chipotle salt around the rim, if you like that extra kick, this is the perfect place for you!
Where: 60 2nd Ave, New York
3. Empellón, West Village
Empellón margaritas range between spicy and sweet…whatever you’re into, they’re sure to have an option that will satisfy!
Where: 230 West 4th Street, New York
4. Mesa Coyocan, Williamsburg
Mesa Coyoacan is definitely a favorite on the list and a hotspot for locals in Williamsburg. If you love having your options open, the margarita list is endless and made with the finest house-infused tequila, fruits and juices. Step out of your comfort zone and try a flavor that isn’t typical, you might just find your new favorite!
Where: 372 Graham Ave, Brooklyn
5. ATLA, NoHo
Wether you want classic, spicy, frozen, mezcal, or seasonal, ATLA really has it all. Spend your day sipping away trying each—and did we mention they have delicious tacos to pair?!
Where: 372 Lafayette St., New York
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