Happy Hour

Four New Mexican Restaurants, Four New Happy Hours

And $5 margaritas all around. Let’s get to it.

May 19, 2011

The happy hour dream is alive on the patio at Poquitos.

Photo: Facebook

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.

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