National Margarita Day

As if Fat Tuesday isn’t excuse enough to imbibe this week, Wednesday is National Margarita Day. With San Diego being so close to the U.S.-Mexico border, it makes sense that residents might want to celebrate in style.

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As if Fat Tuesday isn’t excuse enough to imbibe this week, Wednesday is National Margarita Day. With San Diego being so close to the U.S.-Mexico border, it makes sense that residents might want to celebrate in style.
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El Dorado in downtown has the El Pepino margarita -- which uses muddled cucumber for an extra oomph to every sip.
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Playa Grill & Margarita Bar in Mission Valley is known for diversity -- it has 20 different types of tequila to choose from in its margaritas.
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The Birdbath Margarita at Casa de Pico in La Mesa is world-famous for being muy delicioso. It's made with Cuervo Especial, Cointreau Orange Liquer, Sweet and Sour, and Gran Marnier on the side.
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With multiple locations throughout San Diego, Miguel's Cocina is able to serve up hundreds of margaritas in the city every day. Restaurants are located in Coronado, 4S Ranch, Carlsbad, Eastlake, Old Town and Point Loma.
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For an authentic Mexican margarita experience, head down to Cafe Coyote in Old Town for a classic margarita. There's plenty of different flavors for the adventurous drinkers, or a classic version on the rocks.
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East County residents can head over to Margarita's Fine Mexican Food in Santee to imbibe the frozen drink.
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Ask anyone in San Diego where a good margarita is, and someone will certainly bring up Baja Betty's in Hillcrest. The festive restaurant has $4 margaritas before 6 p.m.
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