There is never a wrong time for tequila and its delicious varieties. Nonetheless, July 24 is national tequila day, and celebrating something on its anniversary always feels extra special. Below find the best places to celebrate national tequila day. Not only will you sip on delicious tequila-infused drinks but also taste delightful foods and have a great time. If I were you, I wouldn’t want to spend National Tequila Day in any city other than Miami.
115 SW 8th St 22nd Floor / Website
Rosa Sky is the place to be if you want to celebrate National Tequila Day with a view. Rosa Sky carries the best of the best, including Casamigos and Patron, as well as Don Julio 1942 and Clase Azul Reposado. Rosa Sky, located high in the sky with a beautiful view of Miami's skyline, offers guests a tequila option. The rooftop also serves house cocktails such as the Tulum Trip for Two ($32), which is made with Ilegal Mezcal, Casa Noble Reposado Tequila, Grand Marnier, Jalapeño, Basil, and Citrus, and Golden Hour ($18), which is made with Calirosa Rosa Blanco Tequila, Aperol, and Grapefruit, among others. Rosa Sky is the perfect blend of scene and serenity, with panoramic views of the shimmering Miami skyline, colorful hand-crafted cocktails, globally inspired tapas, and a bold music lineup!
158 NW 24th St. / Website
Everyone knows that tequila is often associated with drinking a margarita, so head to Pilo's Tequila Garden in Wynwood to see what's happening. Pilo's is celebrating National Tequila Day the only way they know how — with their infamous Frozaritas (frozen margaritas) topped with mini Casamigos for $24 while supplies last. Pilo's offers six flavors: Frosé-Rita, Classic Frozarita (Classic Margarita), Mango-Rita, Raza-Rita, Berry-Rita, and Pina-Rita. Frozaritas are made with premium tequila, organic mixers, traditional Mexican flavors, and all-natural ingredients.
3900 NE 2nd Ave / Website
Toast to National Tequila Day with the Miami-exclusive Heat ($17) made with Arnette Tequila, Chinola Passion Fruit, Lime, Coffee, and Dried Chili Peppers at the newly minted Michelin-starred COTE Miami.
Multiple Locations / Website
Bodega will be serving three specialty cocktails ($9) all day long for National Tequila Day, including Watermelon Crush with 818 Blanco, Lime, Spicy Agave, and Watermelon Juice; Mai Type with 818 Reposado, Orange Curacao, Lime, Orgeat, and 151 Rum; and Mangoonada with 818 Reposado Frozen Mango Margarita at all three locations listed below. There will also be 818 Tequila Blanco shot specials for $8!
1440 Washington Ave / Website
Oh! Mexico is an authentic Mexican restaurant that has been serving the Miami Beach community since 1997. The simplest way to describe Oh! Mexico is with one word: "REAL." From the first bite of fresh Oh! Guacamole to the artisan furniture, guests will notice the restaurant's authenticity. A quick trip to Mexico is always possible, whether indoors or outdoors.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail / Website
Joia Beach, known for hosting Miami's most unique nightlife experiences, is now bringing its magic to the city for National Tequila Day! For $19, Joia Beach's Spicy Watermelon Margarita is made with habanero pepper-infused tequila, aperol, watermelon, lime, agave, and orange liqueur, perfect for celebrating this mouth-watering day.
3201 Buena Vista Blvd / Website
Negroni, located in Midtown Miami, is the ideal place to begin celebrating National Tequila Day. Try the Jalisco Sour ($17), made with Teremana Tequila Blanco, lime juice, simple syrup, and a float of red wine. Come early and take advantage of the restaurant's seven-day brunch specials, which include two-for-one brunch cocktails and specially curated Nikkei dishes to enjoy in the open dining room and dog-friendly alfresco patio. From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., toast to tequila with $8 cocktails like the Paloma, made with Patron Tequila Blanco, lime juice, and Fever Tree grapefruit soda; and the Jalisco Fizz, made with Espolon Tequila Blanco, berries, aquafaba, and soda water, topped off with mint.
620 S Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale / Website
This spot's famous prickly pear margarita is a handcrafted process from start to finish. It all starts with an overnight infusion of Tequila, soaked in fresh prickly pears, and the perfect blend of freshly squeezed oranges, limes, and agave. It's all about balance; the perfect amount of each component distinguishes this drink. Canyon has been around for 28 years and practically invented the prickly pear margarita. They are closed on Sunday but offer $9 prickly pear margaritas at the bar all week (Monday through Friday) from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate National Tequila Day.
Te Amo Tequila is The Wharf's ultimate National Tequila Day celebration, with live music, a variety of food, and a sweet deal for all Tequila lovers. Throughout the day, anyone who purchases a shot of Casa Noble Tequila will receive a FREE Corona or Modelo from The Wharf. The doors will open at noon.
252 NW 25th St. / Website
Uchi, Wynwood's newest hotspot, is known for James Beard Award-winning Chef Tyson Cole's signature, non-traditional take on Japanese cuisine and an innovative cocktail menu featuring Japanese spirits. Uchi's Subarashi ($16), made with Mi Campo Reposado Tequila, Montelobos Joven Mezcal, sweet potato shochu, lime, and hibiscus agave, will astound guests. Tequila fans can also enjoy the Oishi ($19) Espolon blanco, ancho reyes, chile agave, and pineapple. Mi campo reposado, Montelobos joven mezcal, lime, hibiscus agave, Subarashi ($17).
801 South Pointe Drive / Website
Guests can celebrate National Tequila Day at Kosushi, the brand's first international location, which offers local foodies a modern twist on the authentic qualities of Japanese dishes in an artfully designed menu. Toropikaru ($18) is a holiday cocktail made with Jimador blanco tequila, Chinola, passion fruit agave, and serrano peppers. Guests can sip cocktails while devouring some of South Florida's best sushi.
Multiple Locations / Website
In honor of National Tequila Day, COYO Taco is giving tequila enthusiasts a reason to rejoice. From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., all five South Florida locations will serve complimentary shots of Maestro Dobel Diamante Reposado (limited per person). Maestro Dobel ambassadors will be on hand at the taqueria for guests to easily redeem upon arrival.
On July 24, COYO Taco will also launch an international social media giveaway in which one lucky winner will receive a FREE trip to Mexico, including airfare, hotel stay, and select activities for two. On National Taco Day, Oct. 4, more information will be posted on the @CoyoTaco Instagram page, and the winner will be announced.
If tequila shots aren't your thing, a premium COYO margarita ($9), frozen Redbull Watermelon Margarita ($12), or a half gallon of premium COYO margaritas ($30) are all available. Guests are also encouraged to pair with their limited edition 305 Quesadilla ($15).
915 Washington Ave / Website
Moxy South Beach will be offering their popular El Hemin-Guey cocktail for $10 on National Tequila Day. Drawing influence from throughout Mexico, it only makes sense we celebrate this important holiday with the perfect cocktail. El Hemin-Guey is made with Maestro Dobel Tequila, Maraschino Liqueur , coconut water, bitters and lime.
1001 S Miami Ave / Website
This National Tequila Day indulge in Sexy Fish Miami’s delicious Mango & Coconut ($22). This cocktail is a tropical take on an old-fashioned, spirit-forward, but with approachable flavors, a classic flavor combination. Coconut is used in various ways, including toasted coconut syrup and a coconut oil wash. We use a blend of Blanco and Anejo tequila to give body and depth, and the mango is dried for a more intense infusion. A dash of homemade coriander bitters balances the fruity flavors with a hint of herbaceousness.
270 Biscayne Blvd Way / Website
This year, Area 31 at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel will celebrate National Tequila Day with Casa Noble Tequila, serving the "I Don't Sea It" specialty cocktail ($16), which includes simple syrup, lemon, a twist of Giffard lycée, Casa Noble Blanco, and a dash blue Curaçao to mimic the shores of Miami. On Sunday, July 24, the restaurant will also serve Tequila & Lime Marinated Spicy Tiger Prawns with garlic, butter, herbs, and chili ($18) for brunch and dinner.
201 NE 82nd St. / Website
On July 24, Chef Omar Montero's La Santa Taqueria will host two tequila-themed promotions in honor of National Tequila Day. Tequila enthusiasts can enjoy an All-Day Margarita Happy Hour with $5 margaritas. Throughout the day, 2x1 shots of Maestro Dobel Diamante tequila will be available.
2801 NW 2nd Ave / Website
For National Tequila Day, come to Bakan. This spot offers over 500 different variations of tequila and mezcal beautifully displayed in their giant four-tiered glass case, as well as a slew of delicious tequila-based cocktails such as the La Ambiciosa made with tequila, grand marnier, and lime juice; the Paloma 305 made with tequila, elderflower liqueur, agave, lime, grapefruit juice, and soda; and more!
237 20th St. / Website
If you don't feel like going out to celebrate National Tequila Day, try making Sweet Liberty’s delicious Fancy Paloma drink.
Directions: Shake and strain on Collins ice spear in a highball glass. Top with Q grapefruit soda. Stir. Garnish with a grapefruit slice and small pinch of smoked salt on top of grapefruit + metal straw
Photography by: Courtesy Garreth Paul/Unsplash, Rosa Sky Rooftop, Pilo’s Tequila Garden, Cote Miami, Oh! Mexico, Joia Beach, Deyson Rodriquez, Breakwater Hospitality, Ruben Cabrera, Koshushi, Anthony Nader @52chefs, Sexy Fish, Area 31, La Santa Taqueria, Bakan Wynwood, Michael Pisarri