Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day in Orange County 2022

Descanso Modern Taqueria Mango43 Margarita
The Mango43 Margarita.

Photo courtesy Descanso Restaurant.

These O.C. restaurants are offering drink specials on 2-22-22, which also happens to be Taco Tuesday!


National Margarita Day meets Taquero Tuesday at the popular plancha venue. Guests can choose from a full lineup of drink specials from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and food specials from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy gourmet street tacos ($2), quesadillas ($3) and eight specialty margaritas ($6) such as the Cucumber + Sal, Mango43, Bad Hombre, and Olvera Street. 1555 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, 714-486-3798, descansorestaurant.com

Gracias Madre

On Tuesday, enjoy a special version of the premium clarified margarita with LALO Tequila Blanco, clarified lime cordial, orange bitters, and a citrus saline rim. And since it’s Taco Tuesday, you can choose three tacos for a flight ($15) and upgrade the accompanying $5 margarita. 1617 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach, 949-386-8100, graciasmadre.co

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen

In addition to the Irvine restaurant’s Tacos+Tequila Tuesday, which offers half-off tacos and tequila, guests can order grande margaritas for only $15 this Tuesday. Or choose one of the restaurant’s classic margaritas, Cha Cha’s margaritas, or watermelon margaritas. 13126 Jamboree Road, Irvine, 714-408-7819, chachaslatinkitchen.com

Playa Mesa

The first 200 guests to arrive on Tuesday will receive Casamigos sunglasses. The restaurant is also offering $8 house margaritas and $3.50 tacos all day as part of its Taco Tuesday menu. 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949-287-5292, playamesa.com

Cafe Sevilla

Happy hour lasts all night on Tuesdays at Cafe Sevilla. Take advantage of $8 craft margaritas including the Barbacoa margarita, El Matador margarita, and Tamarindo margarita. The restaurant will also feature live Latin music. 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949-688-1555, cafesevilla.com

El Adobe de Capistrano

The popular Mexican restaurant housed in an 18th-century building (designated a state historical landmark) is offering $5 house margaritas and $10 specialty margaritas all day long. 31891 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949-493-1163, eladobedecapistrano.com


Chosen by our readers as one of the best margaritas in the county, 180blu’s Tamarind-Togarashi margarita gets a special upgrade to Casamigos Blanco tequila this Tuesday. The restaurant recommends pairing the drink with the swordfish tacos in crispy wonton shells. The Ritz-Carlton, 1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, 949-240-2000, ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/laguna-niguel/dining/180blu

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