9 Places In Chicago To Celebrate National Margarita Day

Shannon Blum
February 20, 2020 - 9:07 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- National Margarita Day is Saturday! 

What’s great about margaritas is that you can customize them however you like - on the rocks or frozen, salt, sugar or no rim, plus you can enjoy them in a variety of different flavors or just keep it classic.

If you are looking for great places to go out and celebrate National Margarita Day, here are some places in Chicago offering specials.

Cafe Con Leche Margaritas
Cafe Con Leche

Café Con Leche

2714 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Café Con Leche will offer will offer select margaritas for $10 (typically $14) in honor of National Margarita Day on Saturday, Feb. 22. Margaritas on special include the Aventura en Loga with tequila, chile de arbol agave, elderflower liquor, lime, lemon and orange; Sobredosis with tequila, Contreau, tamarindo tajin, mango, chipotle brown sugar and lime; Reina de Corazones with tequila, Grand Marnier, hibiscus, pomegranate puree and lime; and De Mi Rancho with tequila, triple sec, cucumber, lime jalapeno simple syrup and egg white. Cafe Con Leche is open Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.

La Josie Margarita
La Josie

La Josie

740 W. Randolph St.

La Josie, an upscale-modern Mexican restaurant in the West Loop, will offer a Hibiscus Margarita made with Arette Blanco Tequila for $14 in honor of National Margarita Day on Saturday, Feb. 22. A portion of the margarita's proceeds on Saturday will also benefit Erie Neighborhood House, a Chicago charity that works to empower Latin immigrants through education, access to critical services and advocacy. La Josie is open on Saturday for brunch and dinner 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. More info. 

Classic Margarita at Old Pueblo Cantina
Old Pueblo Cantina

Old Pueblo Cantina

1200 W. Webster Ave.

The Lincoln Park hotspot will be offering $7 classic margaritas during brunch service all day on Saturday. Pair a refreshing marg with a crunchy cheese crisp. More info.

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838 W. Kinzie St.

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The Big Heat at SX Sky Bar
SX Sky Bar

SX Sky Bar

808 S. Michigan Ave.

Celebrate National Margarita Day with SX Sky Bar and enjoy a sweet deal on the luxury lounge's version of a margarita, The Big Heat. The Big Heat combines Casamigos Blanco tequila, passion fruit puree, lime juice and the stealthy heat of Scrappy’s Firewater Bitters; a candied lime garnish and a tajin-coated rim finish the drink. On Feb. 22, SX Sky Bar will offer The Big Heat for only $5 all day long. More info.

Cucumber Loco from The Smith
The Smith

The Smith

400 N. Clark St.

Celebrate National Margarita Day with The Smith's refreshing take on a margarita. You'll go crazy for the Cucumber Loco cocktail - a cool mix of tequila, Combier, St. Germain, cucumber syrup and lime juice with a pinch of salt, for $13.50. More info.

The Harding Tavern Margarita
The Harding Tavern

The Harding Tavern

2732 N. Milwaukee Ave.

The Harding Tavern, a Logan Square gathering place serving craft cocktails, will celebrate National Margarita Day with $5 select margaritas. Margaritas on special include a Mango Margarita with Lunazul tequila, mango puree, lime, triple sec and simple syrup and a House Margarita with Lunazul tequila, lime, triple sec and simple syrup. The National Margarita Day special will be available Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23. The Harding Tavern is open Friday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. More info.

The Old Plank Margaritas
The Old Plank

The Old Plank

2700 N. Milwaukee Ave.

The Old Plank, a Tex-Mex sports bar and restaurant in Logan Square, will offer select $8 (typically $14) margaritas on Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23 in honor of National Margarita Day. Margaritas on special include Show Me Sunshine with Mi Campo blanco tequila, ancho-infused Sombra mezcal, organge, pink peppercorn and lime; Dragon in Pink with Sombra mezcal, dragon fruit aloe agave and lime; Dandelion Daisy with Sombra mezcal, cranberry dandelion agave and lime; and Baby J with Mi Campo reposado tequila, ginger agave and lime. The Old Plank is open Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. More info.

The Walk In Margarita
The Walk In

The Walk In

2727 N. Milwaukee Ave.

The Walk In, the modern Logan Square slashie, will offer $8 Mezcal Sunsets made with Lucy Pistolas mezcal, Pimms, orange bell pepper, lime, agave and tajin rim on Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23 in honor of National Margarita Day. The Walk In is open Friday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday noon to 3 a.m. and Sunday noon to 2 a.m. More info.