Hit up these NYC spots to get turnt on National Tequila Day.
Tequila is an oft-overlooked spirit, relegated to nearing-4am-last-ditch-effort to get wasted on shots before last call. The subtleties of different types of tequila, not usually tasted when it hits the back of your throat, should be celebrated on National Tequila Day. We rounded up the best tequila bars in NYC for you to experience the wonders of tequila (don’t worry, you’ll still get wasted). If that’s not enough, check out how George Clooney likes his tequila here.
Photo: Los Feliz
A hip nexus of Latin and Chinese cultures, Barrio Chino is where the cool kids go for tequila. Do a shot of one of their infused tequilas (like jalapeno) or go balls to the wall with a margarita-full.
Impresario Jon Neidich newly minted this Mexican disco bar beneath Tijuana Picnic. Grab dinner above and go below for an extensive list of tequila in a tucked-away trendy space.
Photo: Tijuana Picnic
With a huge selection of tequila and mezcal cocktails as well as cervezas, Mayahuel is dedicated to ensuring an authentic taste of tequila and its sisters.
New York’s classic tequila bar and restaurant may be the only place you need to go today.
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