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5 Places To Celebrate National Margarita Day In L.A.
This Saturday is National Margarita Day, and it couldn't have come at any better time. With all this sunshine, we couldn't possibly think of a better way to celebrate.
Here are our five favorite places to enjoy a 'rita, on the rocks with salt, of course.
Ray Vega first opened the restaurant doors in 1956, and now his 34-year-old daughter, Christy Vega Fowler, runs the show. The Studio City restaurant has become an iconic part of Valley living, in part because of their top notch 'rites. They'll be will be offering guests happy hour pricing on their house margarita ($4.95) from opening until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday just in case you need a little hair of the dog action from the night before.
Casa Vega is located at 13301 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, (818) 788-4868
Las Perlas is undoubtedly one of the best bars in town if you're into agave-based spirits. To toast the holiday, they're preparing a Ginger Margarita with a ginger sugar rim for $8. Indulge in the bargain price, but make sure you sip on some of their other cocktails too, or better yet, try the spirits neat.
Las Perlas is located at 107 E 6th St, Los Angeles, (213) 988-8355
The Church Key
The Church Key is all about tongue-in-cheek humor on their menu, cocktails included. Their shake-your-own blood orange margarita, which is also part of their happy hour menu, is being offered for six bucks on National Margarita Day—you know, since you're doing most of the hard labor anyways. With a side of their pig ear Cheetos, you'll be a happy camper.
The Church Key is located at 8730 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, (424) 249-3700
Tortilla Republic West Hollywood will be doing a $15 flight sampler of margaritas including the House (El Jimador Blanco, Housemade Lime-Agave Syrup, Triple Sec); Cucumber Lavender (Muddled Cucumber, House Made Lavender Syrup, El Jimador Blanco, Housemade Lime-Agave Syrup); and the Spicy Pomegranate (Pomegranate Puree, Fresh Jalapeño, Triple Sec, Corzo Silver, Lime Juice). Don't worry about sharing. It's Saturday.
Tortilla Republic is located at 616 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, (310) 657-9888
El Coyote has been serving L.A. since 1931, and is still going strong. We love their colorful and quirky dioramas that are displayed in their entrance almost as much as we love their margaritas. The scratch 'rites made with all fresh juice might not be super cheap at $7.75, but they're worth the splurge.
El Coyote is located at 7312 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles