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What better way to turn an ordinary night into a party than by drinking a couple of margaritas? There’s something so interesting and party-like in this name, isn’t it? Margarita sounds really hip and happening, something that when held in your hands, makes you a party animal. Let’s hear it for a round of margaritas.

Rosa Mexicano

Any margarita connoisseur will immediately recognize the supreme drinks that are served at Rosa Mexicano. Their signature pomegranate margaritas with homemade guacamole are as perfect as perfect can get. And, you don’t have to be worried about being too far from your favorite Rosa Mexicano as there are three outlets in New York City.

Upper East Side: 1063 First Ave. at 58th St., 212-753-7407
Lincoln Center: 61 Columbus Ave. at 62nd St., 212-977-7700
Union Square: 9 E. 18th St. near 5th Ave., 212-533-335

Dos Caminos Soho

475 W. Broadway at Houston, 212-277-4300

Dos Camino SoHo offers its patrons 150 different varieties of tequila and there is very little chance of you getting bored with the selection. And, if you aren’t blown away by their drinks, sipping one of them on the restaurant’s outdoor patio is an unbeatable experience. The drinks are heavenly, the food is great and people-watching is even better. Time will fly by quicker than you know it.


140 7th Ave South between W. 10th and Charles, 212-989-2100

Located in West Village, Agave has a laid-back atmosphere that goes really well with their excellent range of delicious margaritas. Their specialties include tequila cosmos and passion fruit margaritas. And should the urge to drink strike you rather early in the day, Agave also has a nice brunch menu.


1191 1st Ave. near 64th St., 12-585-1818

Most people come to Maya for margaritas which, by the way, are top-notch and stay on for some of the excellent gourmet Mexican food with a modern twist. It’s a great combination of food and drinks that you will have a hard time forgetting in a long, long time.

Rodeo Bar & Grill

375 3rd Ave., 212-683-6500

Rodeo Bar & Grill is out to prove that good margaritas needn’t necessarily burn a hole in your pocket. And just because they are cheap don’t make the mistake of dismissing them as low quality. Alongside the tasty foods, you can order margaritas in flavors like lime, melon, or prickly pear. Unbeatable taste – you will surely be back for more and more and more…

Magnetic Field

97 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, 718-834-0069

The Cobble Hill bar scene got a welcome addition in the name of Magnetic Field. This place does well for itself probably thanks to the happy hours it offers where tap beers and well drinks cost just $3 for several hours, Mondays through Wednesdays. And if you feel like drinking the whole day, Tuesday is the day for you when the happy hours run all day long.

Mars 2112

1633 Broadway, at 51st St., 212-582-2112

First-timers to this bar spend most of the evening in a state of shock watching mute aliens in rubber-and-spandex costumes walking around the place. However, when the drinks and appetizers are available for half off from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week, you rediscover your sense of humor pretty fast and begin enjoying yourself in this Mars-themed bar.

Rudy’s Bar

627 Ninth Ave., at 44th St., 212-974-9169

Most drinks at Rudy’s Bar are cheap, but if you have a strong stomach you should try Rudy’s Red, the house’s own brew that is served in plastic “buckets” for only $7.75. Ad a bonus, you also get free hot dogs.

Corner Bistro

331 W. 4th St., at Jane St., 212-242-9502

You’ll find a perpetual line outside this West Village classic joint. And why not? When you get mugs of McSorley’s and some of the best burgers in town for only $2, people sure as hell are going to queue in front of it. After all, everybody has a right to enjoy themselves, don’t they?

Jeremy’s Ale House

254 Front St., between Peck Slip and Dover St., 212-964-3537

If you enjoy people-watching just as much as downing glasses of your favorite alcohol, Jeremy’s Ale House is the place for you. This is one place where fishmongers, construction workers and Wall Street executives stand shoulder to shoulder reaching for their 32-ounce Styrofoam cups of Bud which is priced at $1.75. Happy hours start at 8 a.m.

The Village Idiot

355 West 14th St., at Ninth Ave., 212-989-7334

This place had girls dancing on the bar long before Coyote Ugly became popular. You might just walk in to find the owner arm-wrestling highly drunk customers for drinks and there are never any complaints, probably because half of them never remembered it happened. Beers are $1.25-$3, beer pitchers are $5.50, mixed drinks are $3.25, and shots are $3. Good luck for the match!

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