Looking for an excuse to enjoy a few cocktails this week? Look no further than National Margarita Day on Friday, February 22, 2013. The beloved concoction of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice has long deserved its own holiday, so hit up your favorite bar or restaurant and show the margarita a little respect.
San Francisco has a plethora of establishments that make fabulous margaritas from the Mission hole-in-the-wall to fancy restaurants in the Marina. No matter how you take your margarita –blended or on the rocks—this holiday will surely put a smile on your face.
130 Townsend Street (at 2nd)
Located in SoMa, Tres Agaves serves up delicious, simple margaritas made with 100% agave tequila.
3349 23rd Street (between Mission and Valencia)
Located in the Mission, you can get a traditional margarita or mix it up and have something creative like a watermelon or Midori melon margarita.
546 Valencia Street (between 16th and 17th Streets)
Known for its affordable pitchers of delicious margaritas and traditional Mexican fare, Puerto Alegre will be hopping come this Friday’s National Margarita Day
2317 Chestnut Street (between Divisadero and Scott)
Mamacita serves up a delicious house margarita with 100% agave tequila, agave nectar, and fresh lime juice.
300 19th Avenue (at Clement)
This Richmond favorite has been mixing fresh margaritas long before there was even a National Margarita Day. Their margaritas are strong, so be prepared to do a little dance after you throw back a few.