Tequila Tasting, Cervezas, Margaritas and More
Cactus Bar and Grill
404 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2
Loop-located Cactus Bar and Grill, known for their “Man vs. Margaritas” cocktails, will hold a two day, pre-Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2. The festive events, outlined below, feature a Don Julio tequila tasting party, specialty cocktails and pre-party with plenty of Mexican fare.
Don Julio Sampling Event
Thursday, May 1
Representatives from Tequila Don Julio will offer tasting samples of Don Julio Añejo, best experienced neat or on the rocks, and the Paloma Suprema (Don Julio Reposado, San Pellegrino Pompelmo grapefruit soda, lime wedge, salt rim). Featured cocktails for the day ($6) include: Paloma Suprema; Anejo Spicy margarita (Don Julio Añejo, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, chipotle chili powder, lime wedge); and El Diablo (Don Julio Reposado, Crème de Cassis, ginger beer, lime wedge).
Friday, May 2
From 11 a.m.-2 a.m., head to the Loop for festive drink specials, including
$5 Margaritas, $5 Corona Light drafts and $5 Patron Silver shots. The full menu, featuring guacamole and chips, mini tostadas, pico de gallo quesadilla, taco salad and much more, will be available all day.