Cheers! Get the limes and salt ready for National Margarita Day.
The margarita, a cocktail made of tequila, triple sec and limes (sometimes lemons), is served in a cocktail glass with a salt rim. The iconic drink’s origins are murky, but the message of National Margarita Day is clear — designate a driver, enjoy the good times with friends and sip on lots of salty savings on Feb. 22, 2021.
We’ve rounded up the best deals below. Check back often, as more deals are announced. Don’t forget your local restaurants and bars for more possible National Margarita Day deals to “pour” over for the day. Find more boozy bargains by reviewing our network of local cheap sites.
Of course, you can always raise a glass to National Margarita Day at home, too. And, if you do, there’s no better place to start than Jose Cuervo. The legendary tequila is the key ingredient from basic margaritas to more tropical versions. The distillery makes it easy for at-home bartenders by offering lots of tips for making the ultimate margaritas, including recipes.
As always, price and participation may vary. Please check ahead to verify deals in your area.
National Margarita Day deals 2021
The offers are valid at participating locations, while supplies last.
Applebee’s Grill & Bar – It’s not a margarita, but it’s still a great deal. Applebee’s is serving up two seasonal sips for winter — Blue Raspberry Freeze and Tipsy Snowman. Each drink is only $5.
If you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, participating Applebee’s locations are bringing back the chain’s popular Dollarita for the day – a 10-oz. house margarita for just one dollar.
Bahama Breeze – Relax and feel the winds of boozy savings at the popular restaurant. Bahama Breeze is offering its Classic Margarita for just $5 on Feb. 22. If you want something more tropical, enjoy a premium margarita for a few more bucks, including its Mystic Margarita, Coconut-Pineapple Margarita and Dragon Fruit Margarita.
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar – Enjoy a burger and booze on Feb. 22. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is celebrating National Margarita Day with a few drinks specials, including a Bad Ass Rocks Margarita* for just $4, as well as a Strawberry Habanero Margarita*, Pineapple Jalapeño Margarita* or Prickly Pear Margarita for $5. *There is a limit of two per customer.
Chili’s – The restaurant is known for its monthly $5 margarita special. For February, Chili’s Margarita of the Month is the Grand Romance ‘Rita — made with premium ingredients, including Grand Marnier, Lunazul Tequila and Monin Pomegranate. The lovely margarita is available for just $5, all month long.
Thirsty bargain hunters might consider combining the drink special with chain’s popular Meal For 2 deal — an appetizer, two (2) full-sized entrées and a dessert for just $25. Add a few drinks to the meal and you definitely have a frugal feast. Or swing by your local Chili’s to see if they are running any happy hours specials on margaritas; the deals vary by location.
Chuy’s – Pour on the savings at Chuy’s on Feb. 22. For an extra $2, upgrade any regular house or frozen margarita to a Grande and, even better, keep the commemorative cup. They’re also selling $1 floaters to top off your margarita with an extra pour of tequila.
In addition, the chain is offering its limited-time Frozen Pineapple Jalapeño ‘Ritas — made with Dulce Vida Pineapple Jalapeño tequila, lime and pineapple juices. It’s the perfect blend of spicy and sweet to accompany one of the restaurant’s Tex-Mex dishes.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – It doesn’t get much better than tacos and margaritas — the perfect pairing! And National Margarita Day is a big deal at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop. The specials and selections for the boozy day vary by location.
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – If there’s any place on earth that should be celebrating National Margarita Day, it’s definitely Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. Parrotheads and everyone else can enjoy the day in style at any of the chain’s locations. Among other drink and food specials, many are serving traditional margaritas for just $3.99 each. Events and specials vary by location.
You can also enter to win a National Margarita Day prize package from the restaurant — a Margaritaville Key West Frozen Concoction Maker and Margaritaville cookbook.
Mellow Mushroom – Mellow out on National Margarita Day. Mellow Mushroom offers three three versions of its classic RB Margarita, featuring premium ingredients, such as Casamigos Tequila and Bauchant Orange Liqueur, for an added richness and a house-made fresh agave sour.
To celebrate the sweet ‘n salty day, the pizzeria is offering its customers a large cheese pizza for just $10 to pair with their favorite margarita.
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina – Celebrate National Margarita Day at the popular Mexican restaurant. On The Border is serving its 1800 Grande ‘Rita for just $5. Or imbibe one of its signature margaritas, including the Mango Tango, Blue Lagoon or Strawbrrrita.
If you’re staying in to celebrate? Enjoy a ‘Rita to-go, where locations allow.
Quaker Steak & Lube – Why celebrate on just one day, when you toast all month long? Quaker Steak & Lube is celebrating with lots of limited-time margaritas for the entire month of February, including the Roadster ‘Rita, Motor City Margarita, Strawberry Passion and Formula 1 Margarita.
Tijuana Flats – Maybe you can’t go to Mexico to celebrate National Margarita Day, but you can go to Tijuana Flats for your own little frugal fiesta. The chain is taking the day to the next level with two offers on its new Golden Agave Margaritas on Feb. 22. Tijuana Flats’ Golden Agave Margaritas are made fresh daily with hand-squeezed fresh lime juice, agave nectar and agave especial wine.
Florida Locations: The chain is offering a buy-one-get-one FREE margarita — with a limit of two margaritas per transaction. Use promo code MARG2424 to receive the offer.
North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana Locations: The chain is offering 50% off margaritas. Use promo code MARG4554 to receive the offer. For dine-in orders, the number of margaritas purchased is at the discretion of the manager.
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