National Tequila Day: 5 Places to Celebrate on Sunday, July 24 in Metro Phoenix

This Sunday is National Tequila Day, and plenty of Phoenix restaurants are celebrating. From meal deals to drink specials, see what metro Phoenix restaurants are doing to celebrate this inevitably boozy holiday. 

Sierra Bonita Grill 

Sierra Bonita Grill in Phoenix is celebrating the agave spirit with all-day specials on tequila-based cocktails. From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sierra Bonita will offer $6 happy-hour pricing on the following three drinks: Fresh Squeezed Margarita, Pomegranate Margarita, and Paloma. The Fresh Squeezed Margarita is shaken with reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar, while the Pomegranate Margarita features pomegranate liqueur, reposado tequila, orange liqueur, a splash of orange juice, and homemade sweet and sour mix. The Paloma is a mix of blanco tequila and grapefruit soda with a cayenne salted rim. For more information, call 602-264-0700 or visit Sierra Bonita Grill's website.

Barrio Urbano

Phoenix's Barrio Urbano is celebrating the holiday with half-off all tequilas and tequila cocktails all day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Dive into drinks including the Roselle, a cocktail made out of house-infused hibiscus blanco tequila, Fruitlab Jasmine liqueur, fresh lime, and house agua de Jamaica. For more information, visit Barrio Urbano's website

Modern Margarita

Northeast Phoenix's Modern Margarita is celebrating National Tequila Day by offering two for one tequila including brands such as Chicano, Casa Noble, Cazadores, Corzo, and Espolon. The restaurant is also debuting new tequila-infused cocktails. Choose from options like Up in Smoke, which features Mastro Dobel Humito tequila, barrel-smoked maple syrup, simple syrup, and house sour. For more information, visit Modern Margarita's website

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill

Head to Z’Tejas Southwest Grill on National Tequila Day from 3 to 5 p.m. to enjoy $5 signature margaritas. You can try options like the 6th Street Margarita (frozen or on the rocks), Chambord Margarita, Hard Day Margarita, Skinny Margarita, Skinny Cucumber Mule, and the Tejas Mule. This deal is good at all of Z'Tejas' five locations in the Valley. For more information, visit Z’Tejas's website


To celebrate the day, Macayo’s is offering tequila lovers a chance to create their own perfect icy margarita. All day at all Macayo’s locations guests can choose their desired rim, muddle, flavor, and float for Macayo’s bartenders to create for just $8. Drinkers will pick from four different tequila options and from muddles like fresh cilantro, strawberry, and mint. For more information, visit Macayo's website. 
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