Tequila is one of our favorite spirits and this Sunday is National Tequila Day! So we’ve rounded up some great Valley deals to help you celebrate! If you don’t feel like going out, we have you covered there too! Our friends at El Jimador have a shared a delicious recipe that you can make at home!
Sierra Bonita Grill:
From open to close throughout the whole restaurant, Sierra Bonita will be offering $6 happy hour pricing on the Fresh Squeezed Margarita, Pomegranate Margarita and Paloma. The Fresh Squeezed Margarita is shaken with reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar. The Pomegranate Margarita features pomegranate liqueur, reposado tequila, orange liqueur, a splash of orange juice, and homemade sweet and sour mix. The Paloma is a mix of blanco tequila and grapefruit soda, with a cayenne salted rim. Sierra Bonita Grill is located at 6933 N. 7th St., Phoenix, Ariz., 85014. For more information, call 602-264-0700 or visit www.sierrabonitagrill.
Come out to SOL Cocina for National Tequila Day on Sunday, July 24th to taste the delicious and smooth tequila SOL Cocina offers. In honor of the National Tequila Day, SOL will be serving $15 Fortaleza Margaritas (equivalent to two large margaritas,) and $10 Fortaleza Tequila Flights with Blacno, Reposado and Anejo tequila shots. From 3-6pm local artist Greg Armijo will also be performing. SOL Cocina offers an upscale dining experience located in the Scottsdale Quarter plaza at 15323 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Visit them at http://www.solcocina.com/scottsdale/ or like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SOL-Cocina.
Come in to Z’Tejas and try the Jalapeno Cucumber Margarita—El Jimador Blanco, jalapeno and cucumber—or taste their Brazos Tequila Cooler, Bracero Blanco, hibiscus syrup and lemon lime soda. All 5 valley locations of Z’Tejas will offer half off all specialty Tequila cocktails (this applies to regular priced drinks only so this excludes happy hour pricing) all day on July 24th. For more information about their delicious cocktail menu visit: http://www.ztejas.com.
Head on over to Taco Guild in central Phoenix this National Tequila Day to indulge in some amazing sips. Their Founder’s Guayaba cocktail is made with Herradura Double Barrel Reposado tequila, rosemary and limes. While there, try These Boots are Made For Oaxacan—a delicious mixture of Peligroso Anejo tequila, fruitlab ginger organic liqueur, Del Maguey VIDA mescal, limes and lemons. Enjoy $5 1893 Margaritas all day on National Tequila Day! Located at 546 East Osborn Road in Phoenix, call 602.264.4143 or visit tacoguild.com for more information.
Modern Margarita, the award-winning urban taco and tequila bar located at 5410 East High Street in Northeast Phoenix, has added several new options to its “Modern Cocktails and Margarita” menu, each made only with fresh juices, pure ingredients and innovative new flavor profiles. In addition, the restaurant, which boasts more than 60 highland and lowland Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo tequilas as well as Ultra-premium and Mezcal options for the tequila connoisseur to sip on, now offers several tequila flights starting at just $15. Each of the new tequila-infused cocktails, in addition to all of the long-time favorites will be available starting on July 24 – National Tequila Day! In addition, Modern Margarita is celebrating National Tequila Day in style, offering 2 for 1 tequila with some of their personal favorites, including Chicano, Casa Noble, Cazadores, Corzo and Espolon. Modern Margarita is located at High Street in Northeast Phoenix. For more information, visit modernmargaritas.com.
If you don’t want to go out for a margarita, our friends at El Jimador have an fantastic recipe you can make at home! Below is the recipe for a Black Raspberry Margarita! How will you be enjoying National Tequila Day? Do you have a favorite tequila? We’d love to hear all about it! Leave your comments below or use the hash tag #GeekEats! Cheers!
- 1 ½ oz el Jimador Tequila
- ½ oz Triple Sec
- 3 oz Sour Mix
- ½ oz Chambord Liquor
- In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients and shake to mix.
- Pour into margarita glass rimmed with salt (optional).
- Garnish with a lime or blackberry.