Four New Mexican Restaurants, Four New Happy Hours
Mexican restaurants have been sprouting up all around town, you may have you noticed.
Below are four, and all of them offer—hooray—happy hour.
1. Let’s start with soon-to-open Coa Tequileria in Maple Leaf. You can’t go there for happy hour today, but you’ll be able to starting the 27th [UPDATE: COA HAS MOVED UP ITS OPENING DATE TO MAY 23] according to Eater Seattle. And this place intends to take its discounts seriously, let me tell you.
During two daily happy hours (2-7pm and 9pm-close) well drinks will run you $4, Mexican beers $3, and domestics $2. All wines by the glass are to be discounted $2, and there will be a 25 percent discount on bottles of wine. Tequila flights will go for $14-$40 at HH and house margaritas are $5.
As for the food: “street-style” tacos will be $1.50, nachitos and taquitos $5, and gorditas will cost $3.
In addition to HH there will be daily discounts: Mondays, margaritas are $4. Tuesday is $1 taco night, and on Thursday premium tequilas will be discounted 50 percent.
2. Over on Eastlake, Little Water Cantina is currently doing HH Tuesday through
Friday Thursday between 4 and 6pm. Drafts and well drinks are $4, margaritas and house wines are $5.
Discounts on the regular food menu include chips and salsa for $2, guacamole for $6, and empanadas (veg or chorizo) for $5. Foods served only at HH include sikil pak, a toasted pumpkin-seed dip that’s served with chips for $2, and the taco special of the day—you get three tacos for $9.
3. Poquitos on Capitol Hill has happy hour from 3 to 5pm daily. House wine and margaritas are $5, draft beers and well cocktails are $4. Salsa and chips are $2, guacamole and tamales are $4, and there’s a taco plate for $7.50.
4. Queen Anne has a new amigo called La Luna that opened early this month. It bills itself as a Mexican fusion restaurant.
During a twice-daily HH (3-5pm and 9pm-2am) there is a $2 discount on the bar food menu—featuring crab cakes, carnitas, and other things. All drinks, meanwhile, are discounted $1.