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Where to celebrate National Margarita Day in NYC

Whether served on the rocks or frozen, the time-tested combination of tequila, triple sec and lime gets its own holiday on Feb. 22: National Margarita Day.

Check out some of the deals and specials offered at bars and restaurants around the city:

Ed's Lobster Bar

Hit up Ed's Lobster Bar at happy hour
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Hit up Ed's Lobster Bar at happy hour to get half-off its margaritas, which are all made with Espolon Blanco tequila. Try the chili-flake, blueberry or classic margarita. (222 Lafayette St., 212-343-3236, Ed's Lobster Bar)

Hudson Bar

The Hudson Bar will celebrate by offering half-price
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The Hudson Bar will celebrate by offering half-price on all of its margaritas. Heat up with a cucumber jalapeno margarita or try the signature casmigos margarita. Other favorites include a blackberry ginger margarita or La Pina, which is made with pineapple juice and cinnamon. (358 W. 58th St., 212-554-6217, Hudson Bar)

Añejo

Can't decide which margarita you want? Añejo, with
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Can't decide which margarita you want? Añejo, with locations in Tribeca and Hell's Kitchen, will offer $25 margarita flights on National Margarita Day. Those who'd like a bit of fire can try the Tanteo Spicy Margarita flight, with jalapeno, chipolte and habanero varieties, while the Standard flight will include blanco, añejo, mezcal and jalapeno margaritas. (668 10th Ave., 212-920-4770; 301 Church St., 212-920-6270, Añejo)

Bodega Negra at Dream Downtown

The upscale Mexican eatery extends happy hour all
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The upscale Mexican eatery extends happy hour all evening on Feb. 22, with menu bites ranging from $5 to $9 and specialty margaritas offered at half-price. Try the chicken tostadas paired with a Cadillac (made with Volcan Cristalino tequila and Grand Marnier) or classic margarita. (355 W. 16th St., 212-229-2336, Bodega Negra)

Flex Mussels

Head to either of Flex Mussels' two locations
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Head to either of Flex Mussels' two locations for a platter of Mexican mussels paired with their The One With Spicy Tequila margarita for $37. (154 W. 13th St., 212-229-0222; 174 E. 82nd St., 212-717-7772, Flex Mussels)

Little Beet Table

Who says you can't enjoy a margarita with
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Who says you can't enjoy a margarita with a nutrition-focused kick? Little Beet Table offers its LBT Margarita, with tequila (or mezcal), fresh carrot juice, cayenne, lime and housemade ancho chili salt. (333 Park Ave. S, 212-466-3330, The Little Beet Table)

Gitano Jungle Room

The newly opened Gitano Jungle Room, which is
Photo Credit: Nabeela Aysen

The newly opened Gitano Jungle Room, which is inspired by the beaches of Tulum, Mexico, will celebrate with its Gitano margarita, which adds a touch of rosemary, lime, cucumber and Los Vecinos Mezcal. (23 Grand St., 212-201-9119, Gitano Jungle Room)

Taco Dumbo

Craft your margarita exactly how you'd like it
Photo Credit: Asha Fuller for Taco Dumbo

Craft your margarita exactly how you'd like it at any of Taco Dumbo's locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Customers are invited to a $7 margarita bar on Feb. 22, complete with a variety of spirits, fresh juices that include lime/orange, pineapple/tumeric and strawberry/Fuji apple, as well as nine different types of salt. (multiple locations, Taco Dumbo)

Shoo Shoo

Shoo Shoo, a new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in NoLIita,
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Shoo Shoo, a new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in NoLIita, is serving the Improved Margarita Cocktail from creator Dushan Zaric. It includes tequila blanco, Cointreau, agave, lime, lemon and grapefruit. (371 Broome St., 646-590-6800, Shoo Shoo)

Virgil's Real BBQ

Virgil's Real BBQ is offering a fresh take
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Virgil's Real BBQ is offering a fresh take on the margarita on Feb. 22 with its watermelon variety. The drink features muddled watermelon, silver tequila, simple syrup, fresh lime juice and extra watermelon slices for garnish. (152 W. 44th St. 212-921-9494, Virgil's Real BBQ)

Dos Caminos

Dos Caminos' five locations in Manhattan will celebrate
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Dos Caminos' five locations in Manhattan will celebrate National Margarita Day with an exclusive kiwi coconut margarita, featuring Milagro Silver tequila, Cointreau Orange liqueur, fresh kiwi, housemade sweet and sour plus Coco Lopez ($14). (multiple locations, Dos Caminos)

Taco Electrico

Taco Electrico in Union Square is throwing a
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Taco Electrico in Union Square is throwing a party with Casamigos tequila starting at 10 p.m. Guests can enjoy $7 cocktails plus passed tacos for an hour. (201 Park Avenue South, 917-534-5958, Taco Electrico)

Egg Shop

The egg sandwich-loving Egg Shop will celebrate the
Photo Credit: Hannah Schneider Creative

The egg sandwich-loving Egg Shop will celebrate the day with a Caliente Special, which includes an El Camino burrito and spicy margarita for $19 at both its NoLIta and Williamsburg locations. (151 Elizabeth St., 646-666-0810; 138 N. 8th St., 646-787-7502, Egg Shop)

Don Pancho's

Happy hour goes to 10 p.m. on National
Photo Credit: Cecilia Burgos

Happy hour goes to 10 p.m. on National Margarita Day, as Don Pancho's serves its mango, spicy jalapeno and "over the top" pineapple margaritas. (43 Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, 718-585-5855, Don Pancho's)

Boqueria

Boqueria honors its Spanish roots with the Shishito
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Boqueria honors its Spanish roots with the Shishito Margarita, made with shishito pepper, for a spicy cocktail crafted by beverage director Kieran Chavez. (multiple locations, Boqueria)

Carmine's

Carmine's offers the frozen Blood Orange Margarita, with
Photo Credit: Carmine's

Carmine's offers the frozen Blood Orange Margarita, with blue agave tequila, blood orange and fresh lime juice (pictured), as well as the Fly Me to the Moon margarita, including Herradura Silver Tequila, Limoncello and Disaronno Amaretto. (200 W. 44th St., 212-221-3800; 2450 Broadway, 212-362-2200, Carmine's)

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