In honor of National Margarita Day, February 22, ZOCALO’s third annual celebration will feature special margaritas, from their house recipe for only $5 to flavored flights to unique recipes (listed below). ZOCALO celebrates the widely popular Mexican drink, while serving classic and contemporary preparations of authentic Mexican cuisine.
The margarita’s origin has many different “inventors” laying claim to creating the cocktail throughout the 1930s and ’40s, from Mexico City to Acapulco, Texas and beyond.
Zocalo Margarita $5 on Mondays (reg. $8) Don Julio Blanco tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice served up, on the rocks or frozen with salt rim
Tropical Margarita Flight Created for National Margarita Day Prickly Pear, passion-mango, guava $12
1942 Margarita Created for National Margarita Day Don Julio 1942, agave nectar, lime juice $20
Black Cherry Margarita Created for National Margarita Day Don Julio Blanco, black cherry, lime juice $8
Tropical Margaritas Don Julio Blanco Tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice with choice of: blood orange, prickly pear, guava, passion-mango or raspberry and a salt rim $9
Partida Organic Margarita Partida Reposado Tequila, fresh lime juice, and 100% organic agave nectar $12
Don Julio Pomegranate Margarita Don Julio Reposado Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, fresh squeezed lime juice and pomegranate and mango nectar $12
Strawberry-Jalapeño Margarita Agave Loco Pepper Cured Reposado Tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice and fresh strawberries and a sugar rim $10
Cabana Guava Margarita Authentically Brazilian Cabana Cachaça, fresh lime juice and guava nectar $10
On Monday, February 22, ZOCALO is open for lunch from 11:30am-2:30pm and dinner from 5pm-10pm. Half-price appetizers will be available in the bar area from 5pm-7pm.ZOCALO 358 W. Ontario St., Chicago 312.302.9977 http://www.zocalochicago.com