National Tequila Day is July 24: These local South Austin spots are offering specials

National Tequila Day is Tuesday, July 24.

National Tequila Day is Tuesday, July 24.

National Tequila Day is July 24. South Austin venues are pairing tequila with tacos and doughnuts and offering special pricing on cocktails. Cheers!


The Switch
The recently-opened Central Texas barbecue joint offers "Tequila Tuesday" happy hour specials--$5 Switch Margaritas and the ATX Ranch Water cocktail—made with Espolón Blanco, smoked honey, lime, and topped with Waterloo Sparkling Water. The Switch, 166 Hargraves Street, Ste. G100, Austin. 512-212-7211. www.theswitchdripping.com





Radio Coffee & Beer
Enjoy a margarita on tap, made with Espolon Blanco Tequila. Hungry? Pair with chips and guacamole or a taco from Veracruz All Natural, the on-site food truck. Radio Coffee and Beer, 4204 Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-394-7844. www.radiocoffeeandbeer.com





Bougie's Donuts & Coffee
Try a tequila-infused doughnut, or three. Playa Real Tequila and Bougie's Donuts offer three tequila-infused doughnuts July 24--cherry limeade, pineapple upside down and mandarin orange. Playa Real provides tequila samples from 11 a.m.-1 p.m at Bougie's Donuts & Coffee, 5400 Brodie Lane, Sunset Valley. 512-382-1617. https://bougiesdonuts.com





Lavaca South Lamar
Inspired by the Austin oasis, the Greenbelt cocktail uses 1800 Blanco Tequila, Ancho Reyes Verde green chile liqueur, fresh citrus and Waterloo sparkling water. It is priced at $8 for National Tequila Day. Lavaca South Lamar, 3121 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin. 512-291-3407. www.lavacastreet.com


By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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