24 Places to Celebrate National Tequila Day in NYC

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Craving both tequila and a frozen treat? Stop by Añejo for their signature homemade tequila popsicle made with Herradura Silver tequila, watermelon, cucumber and lemon juice - served in a glass of Korbel Brut Sparkling Rose. It will be available for $12 all day on July 24 at both their Tribeca and Hell's Kitchen locations. The Tribeca location is also home to the city's only Agave Sommelier, Amanda Swanson, who will be onsite to answer any tequila inquiries upon request.
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For those looking to enjoy the outdoor ambiance on the water, Frying Pan will be offering their Spicy Melon'Rita ($14) at both their Manhattan and Brooklyn locations. The drink is made with Tanteo jalapeño tequila, watermelon purée, simple syrup and fresh lime.
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If you’re looking to spice up your tequila sips, check out the Poolside Cooler ($15) from Pinch Chinese. Curated by Sommelier and General Manager Miguel de Leon, the Poolside Cooler features ingredients that will transport you to the tropics including tequila, lemon, blue curaçao, and aloe. Enjoy the summery cocktail over Chinese comfort food at this SoHo restaurant.
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To celebrate National Tequila Day, Sir Henri Penthouse Rooftop has created a special menu of premium tequila drinks, inspired by the themes of fire & ice. The fire cocktails will be made using Tanteo-brand tequila while the ice drinks will be made with Yave tequila, with each costing $15.
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Beauty & Essex in the Lower East Side will be offering the Old Dirty Bramble ($17), a drink made from muddled blackberries, Milagro Reposado, honey, lemon, and a dash of ginger juice.
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DaDong in midtown will serve the Ad Astra cocktail ($15) which gets its name from the famous Latin phrase, “Per aspera ad astra,” which translates to “through struggle to the stars.” Relax outside in the restaurant’s garden terrace, and enjoy this refreshing cocktail made with Espolón Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, Chambord, lime juice, and agave syrup.
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Take tequila to the next level with an Indian-inspired cocktail at artisanal restaurant Rahi in Greenwich Village. The Gaal Gulabi cocktail ($15), which translates to “pink cheeks” in Hindi, is topped with baked beet syrup, giving it the appearance of blushing cheeks. This visually appealing cocktail is just as tasty as it is lovely, with special ingredients like cardamom-infused tequila, agave, lemon, honey, and beet syrup.
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Take in views of the city from the rooftop at Mr. Purple while sipping on the bar's titular cocktail ($16) made from Casamigos Reposado, cranberry liqueur, allspice dram, apple, and lemon.
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Celebrate National Tequila Day at Ophelia located in the historic Beekman Tower. Enjoy views of the East River and Manhattan Skyline while sipping on the Pain Killa - a signature cocktail created by Head Bartender Amir Babayoff. The Pain Killa features Don Julio Reposado tequila, ginger, lemon, and an essence of mezcal.
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Take a boat ride with North River Lobster Co. and enjoy their Blood Orange Margarita ($15) made from tequila, lime, cointreau, and blood orange syrup.
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Travel to Queens for your next tequila adventure and try the El Joven cocktail for $13 at Greek restaurant Akrotiri in the heart of Astoria. Crafted by mixologist Miguel Sanchez, the drink features a creative blend of sweet and savory flavors that tequila enthusiasts will love. The cocktail – which features tequila, pineapple juice, house agave, ginger, lime, Bianco, paprika, and sea salt – goes great with the restaurant’s seafood-heavy menu.
Those hoping to cool down can head to The Springs in Brooklyn for Ginger Watermelon Margarita Slushies which will be sold for $8 from 12pm to 7pm along with $5 Milagro Blanco on July 24.
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Treat yourself to Hudson's Half Moon Roca ($16) while you take in views of New York Harbor. The drink is made from Roca Patron Silver Tequila, Cointreau, Pama Liquer, Cranberry, Hisbiscus, and Lime.
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The Stanton Social in the Lower East Side will be serving the Lost in Polanco, a cocktail made from jalapeno-infused Maestro Dobel, Cointreau, lime juice, and blood orange puree.
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Tijuana Picnic in the Lower East Side is celebrating National Tequila Day all week long with a variety of flights and cocktails. In particular, check out the Super Soaker cocktail made with VIVA XXXII Joven Tequila, watermelon juice, lime juice, agave nectar, and Chareau aloe vera liqueur ($12 for an individual cocktail or $60 for a pitcher) available on Tuesday, July 24 only. In addition, they will be hosting free tequila education sessions on July 24 & 25 for those who would like to brush up on their agave spirits knowledge.
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If you're in the Meatpacking District, stop by The Woodstock for the Light My Fire cocktail ($10), made from Sauza 901 Tequila, Curacao, lemon, and blueberry habanero.
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For those looking to enjoy a kick of spice, Tiny's and The Bar Upstairs in Tribeca has crafted the Mango Linda, a cocktail containing Tromba Blanco Tequila, mango purée, lime juice, agave syrup, and 5 drops of hot sauce.
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Irvington will serve up the Spicy Paloma ($16), a cocktail made from Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Thai Chili Aperol, fresh grapefruit juice & grapefruit soda.
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Visit Indian Accent to try the Bandit Queen, a drink containing Haree Mirch Infused Tequila, sage, and green chartreuse.
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During happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Haven Rooftop will offer $10 margaritas.
Stop by VANDAL for the Las Palmitas ($17), a drink containing Hai Spiced Illegal Mezcal, Thai basil leaves, grapefruit bitters, and grapefruit juice.
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Scampi in the Flatiron District sells the Rubino, a cocktail which contains Reposado Tequila, grapefruit, Cappelletti, lime, and salt.
Ascent Lounge at The Shops at Columbus Circle is serving up the Librado Luxe, a drink designed with Smoked Mesquite Wood Patron Silver Tequila, fresh avocado purée, lime juice, and agave syrup fashioned with a himalayan smoked black salt rim.
Clinton Hall will have their Spicy Margarita on hand all day for $11 at their Williamsburg and Financial District locations.
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