Five Ways to Cheers National Margarita Day!

Frozen? Over Ice? Salted Rim? There are just so many ways to serve up on of the most ordered Happy Hour beverages! And just in case it’s not already marked on your calendar, February 22nd, 2021 is National Margarita Day so get ready to celebrate!

Created in 1938 in Mexico – it is widely considered the official drink of having fun! So given that, what goes better with margarita’s then some locally made foods with Latin flare!?  Windsor Essex is lucky to have a long list of authentic food experiences including Mexican, Tex-Mex and El Salvadorian restaurants and here are 5 Local Ways to say Salud to National Margarita Day!

Tacos & Tequila – A Match made in Heaven

The Grand Cantina

Head over to Ford City for either some dine in tacos & margaritas or pick up a take home Taco Bar bar kit!  Let everyone get in on the taco building fun and make them just the way your family likes them.


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El Diablo

Mix and match flavours of the unique flavour combinations at El Diablo nestled right into Main Street in downtown Kingsville.  Pair your tacos with a selection of amazing margaritas for both dine-in and to go!


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Mi Casita restaurant & bar

Explore the authentic El Salvadorian flavours and festive atmosphere while sipping your margarita and nibbling on tacos, carne asada and their delicious hand-made papusas!


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Chicano’s Tacos & Tequila 

One of the restaurant gems in downtown Amherstburg, grab dinner here to satisfy! Known for both their margaritas and their scrumptious tacos, you will leave both full and satisfied!


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Salsa Caliente

If authentic is what you are after, a stop in Leamington is must! Dine in or pick up your fill of this delicious Mexican fare – one of the best you will find in town.


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Salty, sweet, sour and spirit-forward, this much loved concoction of tequila, triple sec and lime (yes lime for us purists!) gives us reason to cheer with something cool and delicious this February 22nd. Sip, Sip, Hooray! It’s Margarita Day!

Make sure to check out our Take Out and Delivery Guide for great options for dinner if you are serving up margaritas at your place and make sure to tag #dineYQG if you are eating out or taking out for your chance to WIN!


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