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On Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, the diverse selection of dining locations at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport will offer a variety of options for celebrating National Margarita Day. Made famous by pop music legend Jimmy Buffet — who turned “Margaritaville” into a culture phenomenon — and acknowledged as the most popular tequila-based cocktail served in the United States, the margarita is a cocktail that consists of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice. A key ingredient is the freshly squeezed lime juice. Check out the suggestions below and make your plans for a quick stop once you get to the airport, and learn about all the dining, shopping and service options at the award-winning fly2houston.com website.
Barrel-Aged Margarita (Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar/Bush Airport): Handmade with Cruz Del Sol Añejo Tequila, Fruitlab Orange Liquer, Tres Agave Organic Nectar and fresh lime juice, the Barrel-Aged Margarita is one of eight margaritas offered. Located near Gate 17 in Terminal A, Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar offers a lively mixture of tradition and Mexican flair. Learn more
Exotic Margarita (Hard Rock Café/Bush Airport): PATRÓN Silver Tequila and Cointreau Orange Liqueur mixed with Monin Pomegranate combine for a memorable cocktail in the recently opened Hard Rock location near Gate 85 in Terminal B. It’s just one of many options, including the Watermelon Rita and Triple Platinum Margarita. Learn more
Desert Flower (Hugo’s Cocina/Bush Airport): Expertly mixed with Cazadores Blanco Tequila, St. Germaine Elderflower Liquer, lime grapefruit and simple syrup, the specialty drink is one of five margaritas on the menu. Located near Gate 6 in Terminal D, Hugo’s offers world class cuisine featuring traditional dishes from many regions of Mexico all made from scratch. Learn more
Original Margarita (Pappasito’s Cantina/Hobby Airport): A classic, made with Agavales 100 percent agave tequila. Pappasito’s Cantina serves a variety of Tex-Mex dishes with plenty of beverage options. “Solid fajitas and really good margaritas” are the calling cards of this Houston-born Tex-Mex chain cantina “staple” set in expansive digs near Gate 1. Learn more
The Perfect Patron (Pappas Bar-B-Q/Hobby Airport): A classic drink made with Patron Silver tequila and Patron Citronage with fresh lemon and lime juice is one of five margarita choices. Located pre-security, Pappas Bar-B-Q offers a variety of southern BBQ meats and breakfast tacos. With a large selection of sides as well a full range of beverages, Pappas Bar-B-Q provides a Texas barbecue experience at the airport. Learn more