National Watermelon Day is Tomorrow!

August 3rd is National Watermelon Day – so what better way to celebrate than heading to one of your favorite San Diego hot spots?   Del Sur Mexican Cantina in South Park brings great cocktails and margaritas to pair perfectly with their Mexican cuisine. Grab your friends and head on over to Del Sur for a relaxing summer afternoon sipping on their Watermelon Basil Martini. Made with 100% agave tequila reposado, watermelon juice, lime, and basil syrup, this martini is a refreshing fiesta in a glass. The Haven in Kensington is celebrating with a special Watermelon Salad they will offer all month. Stop in to enjoy fresh watermelon on a bed of arugula, and topped with feta, red onion and a balsamic reduction. After you’ve gotten your watermelon fix, order on of their delicious pies to round out your meal!  If you’re in the mood for tequila with your watermelon, Sandbar shakes up a refreshing Melon Margarita. This refreshing cocktail is made with Herradura Double Barrel Reposado tequila, Licor 43 Vanilla liqueur, Cointreau Noir, fresh lime juice, agave nectar, cucumber slices, and of course, watermelon cubes. Pair it with an order of the delicious Southwestern Chimi Rolls, which are the perfect blend of cheesy and spicy. Take in seaside sips at Miss B’s Coconut Club in Mission Beach. The Watermelon Mimosa is mixed with watermelon agua fresca and topped off with champagne. Enjoy the tiki flair and Caribbean feel at Miss B’s for National Watermelon Day, when these mimosas are served for $5 all day on August 3rd! Backyard Kitchen & Tap has the recipe for a true Pacific Beach experience: cabanas, a 25-foot fire pit, outdoor and dog-friendly patio and, of course, a lineup of cocktails as refreshing as the ocean itself (that is just steps away from the eatery). Enjoy the Sandia Picante cocktail made with Don Julio Blanco, watermelon juice, fresh lemon and lime juice, agave nectar, and a Tajin rim.  Barleymash is has more than progressive bar fare. Put this place on the list for National Watermelon Day and order up the WatermelonMargarita, made with watermelon-infused espolon blanco, lime, sugar, and tajin rim. The weather will be warm and these refreshing specials will keep you well-refreshed and cool throughout the day!

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