The most important holiday of all is this week: National Margarita Day on Thursday, February 22. If you're looking for somewhere fun to celebrate and grab a great margarita in Los Angeles, we've got you covered!
1. Cabo Cantina
Cabo Cantina is an exciting Mexican restaurant that offers margaritas of all flavors. Whatever you're looking for, they will have it.
They offer everything from mango margaritas, to coconut margaritas, to jalepeño margaritas... the list goes on! Having 22 flavors to choose from makes Cabo Cantina the perfect place to celebrate National Margarita Day.
2. El Compadre
El Compadre has three locations in Los Angeles: Downtown LA, Hollywood and Echo Park. They are famous for their "flaming margarita," which is exactly what it sounds like. Heat up your night with one of these!
3. Gracias Madre
Gracias Madre is located on Melrose in West Hollywood and their margaritas are to die for. They are even topped with house made sweet orange salt! Added bonus: if you're going with a group, you can order by the pitcher.
This location is also perfect if you're looking to grab some vegan Mexican food with your drink!
4. Las Perlas
Las Perlas in Downtown LA is known for their drink called the Spiced Daisy — a margarita that is the perfect amount of sweet, spicy and smoky. It's ideal if you're looking to try something new rather than your average margarita! The environment is fun, colorful and lively.
5. Toca Madera
Toca Madera offers a variety of margaritas, one of which being the Ghost Rider. This tequila-filled drink is topped with a massive Fresno chili that will add plenty of heat to your cocktail. They have a variety of fruity margaritas as well if you aren't looking for spice!
6. Petty Cash Taqueria
With a name in tribute to Tom Petty and Johnny Cash, this restaurant refers to themselves as a "semi-authentic taqueria." Their classic Petty Cash Margarita is made with citrus-spiked agave curacao!
Grab some of their rainbow cauliflower nachos and you're set.
Salazar has a casual atmosphere and a wide outdoor seating area. This trendy location is being described as perfect for hipsters, and they offer a variety of margaritas. Some are on tap, while others can be served on the rocks.
The Prickly Pear Margarita is a vibrant pink drink if you're looking for something tasty yet Instagram-worthy!
8. El Carmen
El Carmen serves up margaritas for just $4 during happy hour! Make sure you're in there from 5-7 pm to get the best deals. Grab some free chips and salsa and you're good to go!
No matter where you grab a drink on National Margarita Day, get out there and have a good time.