5 Must-Try Mexican Bars With An Awesome Happy Hour

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5 Must-Try Mexican Bars With An Awesome Happy Hour

Feature image: Instagram / Oyamel

Let your palette travel South of the border!

Do you miss traveling? In need of a vacation? We’ve got the perfect way for you to cool down and feel like you’re South of the border: local Latin American cocktails and Happy Hour from authentic Mexican restaurants and bars here in DC!

1. El Chucho

Now open for rooftop dining, this bold restaurant serves a wide variety of drinks from margaritas, to tequila shots, to authentic Latin liquor. Guaranteed to cool you down and please anyone’s taste buds.


2. Mexicue

Serving seasonal drinks, classic cocktails, and DIY flights, this local Mexican restaurant is the place to refresh with an icy drink. Now with rooftop seating, you can enjoy the hot D.C. summer with a cool drink in your hand. If you prefer to stay home, they deliver margaritas straight to your door. A playlist is linked on their website so you can still enjoy their restaurant vibes from home.



3. Tequila Mezcal

Feeling wanderlust? This restaurant’s authentic Mexican mixologists will take you where you want to go. With creative cocktails and $6 Mexican beer, you are for sure going to forget you are in D.C. If you’re feeling comfortable at home, you can also order their cocktails and beer to go and enjoy them from your own patio.


4. Oyamel

Located right next to the National Mall, this upscale Mexican restaurant serves $6 wines, $5 beers, and a variety of cocktails. This is the perfect place for a budgeted Happy Hour, that will cool you down and make your palette travel to South America.


5. Tico

This artsy restaurant serves taco truck-style food has $7 cocktails and wine and $30 pitchers during their Happy Hour Thursdays and Fridays. With bottomless brunch on Saturdays and Sundays for $16, how can this place get any better?


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