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12 Spots Around LA to Celebrate National Tequila Day

It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating Cinco de Mayo with endless margaritas and tacos, but did you know that July 24th is a day specifically dedicated to tequila? Put down that lime, salt and shot of tequila and take a look at these 12 places serving up the best tequila drinks in Los Angeles.

RESTAURANT(members only club): 41 Ocean

MIXOLOGIST: Rob Floyd

TEQUILA DRINK: Pineapple-Rita– fresh pineapple, jalapeno, silver tequila, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup

RESTAURANT: The Must

CO-OWNER/BARTENDER: Coly Den Haan

TEQUILA DRINK: MUSTgarita– Centenario Hibiscus Tequila, muddled grapefruit, fresh lime juice, agave syrup, Buchant orange liqueur & Ulacia Txakolina white wine

RESTAURANT: Open Air Kitchen + Bar

TEQUILA DRINK: The Desert Hero – Maestro Dobel Tequila, cilantro, cucumber, serrano, lime, agave

RESTAURANT: Brick + Mortar

TEQUILA DRINK: Fire Raspberry Margarita – In-House Spicy Infused Tequila, Raspberries, Agave, Cranberry Juice

RESTAURANT: El Condor

BAR DIRECTOR: Ellen Rehak

TEQUILA DRINK: El Condor offers a plethora of tequila laden drinks and flights of Blanco, Reposado and Anejo Tequila. Favorite cocktails include the Paloma with Tequila Cabeza Silver, Grapefruit Juice, St. Germaine, Cynar and Soda, and their margarita, El Conquistador with Silver Tequila, Lime Juice, OJ and Triple

Sec.RESTAURANT: Dominick’s

MIXOLOGIST/BARTENDER: Nikki Sunseri

TEQUILA DRINK: Off the Market - Anaheim & Red Jalapeno infused Blanco Tequila, Chareau Aloe Liqueur, Basil, Mint, Cucumber, Ginger & Lime, Served over Cracked Ice

RESTAURANT: Little Dom’s

MIXOLOGIST/BARTENDER: Nikki Sunseri

TEQUILA DRINK: Dahlia - El Jimador Reposado, Chianti, Blackberries, Lime, Mandarin Napoleon. Served on the Rocks

RESTAURANT: Malibu Pier Restaurant & Bar

TEQUILA DRINK: Hibiscus Blood Orange Margarita – Cuervo Silver Traditional, Tequila, Lime, Hibiscus Syrup, Blood Orange

RESTAURANT: La Dolce Vita

TEQUILA DRINK: The Rouge - 1800 Tequila, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Fresh Grapefruit Juice, Serrano Pepper

RESTAURANT: Hudson House

BAR DIRECTOR: Brooke Williamson

TEQUILA DRINK: Spicy Watermelon Margarita - Tequila, Serrano Chili, Watermelon, Orange Liquor, Lime

RESTAURANT: Trattoria Amici at The Americana at Brand

BAR DIRECTOR: Andrea Scuto

TEQUILA DRINK: Violetta - Ibiscus infused Johnny Walker Red label, Ibiscus infused Cinaquo Tequila, Creme Ivette liquor, Lemon Juice, topped with Ferrari Trento Doc Sparkling wine served on the rocks

RESTAURANT/MUSIC VENUE: Saint Rocke

TEQUILA DRINK: Paloma Margarita – Don Julio blanco, cuervo mix, triple sec, grand marnier, fresh lime