Barrio QueenMultiple Locations
All five Valley locations of Barrio Queen are offering in-house and to-go tequila specials on Friday, July 24. For dine-in, find $9.99 pours of Don Julio Añejo, as well as $12 1942 Tequila pours, and $12 El Don Margaritas. Margarita to-go kits are also available and include the $40 Casa Margarita kit and the $70 Skinny Cholla Margarita kit.
CRUjiente Tacos3961 East Camelback Road
This first-rate Mexican restaurant in Arcadia is offering its Premier CRU Margarita for to-go or dine-in. The drink is 100 percent Blue Agave Tequila mixed with house agave syrup, a squeezing of lime, and muddled orange. Cost is $8 a pop when ordering in. A to-go serving for two to four people is $25 and $50 for four to eight people. You can also snag a bottle of banco Tequila Corrido for $49.99, or a bottle of Tequila Corcel in blanco ($39.99), Reposado ($44.99), añejo ($49.99) and extra añejo ($79.99). To order, call CRUjiente Tacos at 602-687-7777.
Palo Verde Lounge1015 West Broadway Road, Tempe
On this special day, Palo Verde Lounge is offering its famous/infamous Tijuana Hooker (tequila with Tapatío hot sauce and a pickle juice chaser) shots for $3 a pill. You can get those delivered till 2 a.m. if you call or text owner Chuck Marthaler 480-334-7567.
Zinqué4712 North Goldwater Boulevard, #110, Scottsdale
French restaurants can get down on National Tequila Day, too. Zinqué is offering a spicy margarita called L'Amante Margarita — tequila (doy), cilantro, lime, and fresno chile. The cocktail is $13 for dine-in and available in 16-ounce bottles for curbside pickup at $32. Drinkers may order online or call the restaurant at 623-745-9616.