Cantina Laredo modern Mexican eatery will celebrate Mexican Independence Day (9/16) with a special margarita offer. Now through Wednesday, September 16, the River North restaurant will feature their "La Bandera" margarita for $5 each. This special 'Rita is made with Sauza Silver tequila, Cointreau, lemon and lime juices, Midori Melon liqueur and Hiram Walker Pomegranate.
Weekday guests may kickoff their evening with happy hour from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., featuring half-off Casaritas, house wine, draft and bottled beer. Half-priced small plates (tacos, guacamole, empanadas, ceviche and more) are offered in the upstairs lounge, Monday-Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to the La Bandera 'Rita, Cantina Laredo has a variety of margaritas perfect for celebratory sipping (menu outlined below).
La Bandera Margarita, $5 each through 9/16 (regularly $9.25)
Sauza Silver Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur, lemon and lime juices with Midori Melon Liqueur and Hiram Walker Pomegranate
Casa Rita, $9.25
Signature margarita is a premier blend of Giro Silver Tequila by Sauza, Cointreau Orange Liqueur and fresh-squeezed lemon and lime juices. Add Pomegranate, Strawberry, Mango or Tamarind and a splash of Giro Silver, $10.50
Cabo Flip, $12.75
Fresh lime margarita made with Cabo Wabo Reposado and Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur with a lime boat full of tequila
3 Amigos, $12.25
Fresh-squeezed lime juice and Cointreau Orange Liqueur, served with a sidecar of Hornitos Plata and a Coronita!
Ginger Mint Mango Rita, $11.50
Milagro Silver Tequila, fresh lime juice, mint leaves and mango puree topped with ginger beer
Cinco Rita, $11.50
Giro, Hornitos, Herradura and Cazadores Silver Tequilas with Cointreau, lime juice and agave nectar
Passion Fruit Rita, $11.75
Herradura Silver Tequila, passion fruit syrup, fresh lime
Hornitos Skinny Rita, $8.75
Hornitos Plata, fresh lime juice and agave nectar. Choice of Lime, Raspberry or Peach
Perfect Patrón Rita, $12.25
Patrón Silver and Patrón Citrónge Orange Liqueur
Pineapple Infused Rita, $11.50
Pineapple-infused Avión Reposado Tequila, Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur and fresh lemon juice