Tequila Day in San Antonio is Celebrated in Food, Frozen Drinks, Shots, On the Rocks and More!
National Tequila Day is around the corner on Saturday, July 24, and whether you like your tequila in a glass or a croissant, frozen or on the rocks, these local businesses have the perfect way to celebrate. For an at-home celebration, Twang is sharing a delicious Cervezo Rosa recipe, while San Antonio staple La Panaderia is serving up house blend frozen margaritas in addition to their traditional Tequila Almond Croissants. EVO Entertainment is welcoming movie lovers back to the theaters with seven margarita offerings, and New Braunfels establishments 188 South and Krause’s Cafe are creating specialty margaritas available for a limited time. Check out these establishments where you can enjoy your Tequila Day!
Since opening in 2014, La Panadería’s claim to fame has been their signature Tequila Almond Croissant boasting a golden, airy exterior and sweet tequila-infused almond paste filling — a creative twist on the classic French pastry. For the first time, guests can now pair this signature pastry with “Besos,” La Panadería’s offering of house blend and frozen margaritas and Frosé, available exclusively at La Cantera Heights. La Panaderia has three locations and online ordering to best serve the San Antonio area this National Tequila Day.
Movies are making a comeback (finally!) and EVO Entertainment has seven specialty margaritas to enjoy, all made with EVO’s very own select tequila. Choices include a zesty Jalapeno Margarita, a Watermelon Margarita, a Paloma, a Beer-Rita and their signature Midnight Rambler. This National Tequila Day, grab a drink and relax in one of EVO’s luxury loungers while enjoying one of the year’s blockbusters.
Celebrate National Tequila Day with $2 margaritas at Taco Cabana! With eight flavors including Lime, Strawberry, Mango, Strawberry Mango, Mangonada, Blue Curacao, Watermelon and Dragonfruit, Taco Cabana is the ultimate margarita stop. The popular Pickle Margarita is also available at select locations for just $2, and guests have the option to add chamoy for no additional cost.
They are now including a $3 bundle in addition to their $2 margaritas. That means any margarita plus choice of shredded chicken or bean and cheese taco for $3! Offer will be available this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
In celebration of National Tequila Day, Krause’s Cafe + Biergarten in New Braunfels is serving up a special cocktail appropriately called Beat the Heat for a holiday in late July. This take on a margarita includes tequila, lime juice, agave, ancho reyes with a chamoy and Tajin rim garnished with jalapeno and lime. Guests can take a break from floating the river to grab a refreshing treat at Krause’s Cafe for $6.00 on Saturday, July 24. Krause’s Cafe + Biergarten is located at 148 S Castell Ave., New Braunfels, TX.
To commemorate National Tequila Day, 188 South in New Braunfels will be offering a refreshing Strawberry Basil Margarita worthy of a celebration. The cocktail is made with strawberry, basil, Cointreau, Dulce Vida Tequila and agave, and garnished with a lime wheel. The cocktail can be enjoyed at 188 South on Saturday, July 24 for $11. 188 South is located at 188 S Castell Ave., New Braunfels, TX.
For those planning to stay in, Twang and Aaron Pena, owner/bartender at The Squeezebox and Amor Eterno in San Antonio, TX, have just the cocktail to appropriately celebrate National Tequila Day. See below for the Cervezo Rosa recipe.
- Twang Paloma Love grapefruit rimming salt
- .5 oz lemon juice
- .5 oz simple syrup
- 1.5 oz Tequila
- Top with champagne served in a flute rimmed with Twang Paloma Love